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Manchester gets new affordable-housing condos

MANCHESTER — There are three brand-new condominium units in town that qualified buyers can snag for less than $170,000. Each has three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, a gas fireplace, basement …

Focusing on high-risk individuals, families BENNINGTON — National Recovery month, which marks its 31st year in 2020, is observed each September to help educate the public about substance-use treatments and mental health services that can …
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MANCHESTER — The annual Manchester Unsung Heroes awards is again looking for nominations of deserving citizens and, this year, the committee is expanding the awards to honor inaugural members … more
RUPERT — Merck Forest & Farmland Center's Biodiversity Project BioBlitz 2020 will be held Saturday and Sunday. The free event allows anyone to be a citizen scientist for a day. Join … more
BENNINGTON — For patient convenience, the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Breast Health and Imaging Center will offer screening mammograms 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on eight Saturdays this fall. … more
As we head into the fall and winter, it seems as if we might be wearing masks for a good while longer. In fact, it could be argued that the only thing between us and an outbreak is maintaining good … more
Summer is winding down; scammers continue to turn up the heat. Current efforts include phishing expeditions capitalizing on Covid-19 and the U.S. Census. The latest twist involves rumors concerning a … more
DORSET — Maya Marcy, an incoming senior at Long Trail School finished third in the 10th annual State of the Union Essay contest held annually by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Marcy's essay, one of … more
MANCHESTER — Avery Carter, of Manchester, captured first place in The American Legion Oratorical Finals in Montpelier earlier this year, winning the top prize for the second straight … more
MANCHESTER — Joey McCoy, a recently graduated of Burr and Burton Academy was honored earlier this year by the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award, and Dillon Callen, an incoming junior, … more
MANCHESTER — Students at Burr and Burton Academy performed well at the National French test under difficult circumstances. While half the country took the test under normal circumstances in … more

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