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A year of change in the Northshire

Editor's note: There was no shortage of big stories in 2019 in the Manchester Journal coverage area. This roundup is not an exhaustive list, but a collection of some of the events that had big …

Bennington County towns consider forming communications district

Residents of at least nine Bennington County municipalities will vote at town meeting on whether to become founding members of a communications union district that potentially would bring high-speed …

Second Chance Animal Center announces restaurant event

ARLINGTON — Second Chance Animal Center announces a special fundraising campaign featuring area restaurants. The first venue scheduled for 2020 is Ye Olde Tavern in Manchester Center on …
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DORSET — The Taconic & Green Regional School District board voted Tuesday night to adopt a $33.5 million budget for fiscal year 2021, a 4-percent increase over the current year's budget."I … more
BENNINGTON — The local animal center does not carry out criminal background checks in its efforts to find "a good fit" between pets and prospective new families, but seldom encounters abuse of … more
BENNINGTON — Local performers will vie for a $1,000 prize in the third annual Bennington County's Got Talent event this Friday at Bennington College.The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the … more
MANCHESTER — Manchester Select Board heard a request to place a $50,000 funding request from the Manchester Business Association on the town meeting warning for voters to consider.The funding … more
ARLINGTON — Former Vermont State Police director Jim Baker will serve as interim commissioner of the Department of Corrections amid an outside investigation of the department that is expected … more
MANCHESTER — A local dental office has changed hands with one dentist departing the area while another has hung out his shingle.Dr. Anita Masaitis announced her departure Dec. 26 in a written … more
ARLINGTON — The Arlington Select Board has adopted a resolution outlining its hopes and concerns regarding state legislation that, if adopted, would establish a regulatory system for commercial … more
Manchester JournalMANCHESTER — An East Dorset man was charged with multiple counts of violating his conditions of release after he allegedly showed up at the Manchester Police Department twice … more
I believe greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels are contributing to more volatile and a warmer climate. Scientific predictions and evidence of higher temperatures are persuasive. It … more
Manchester JournalSUNDERLAND — A fire at a home on New Year's Eve was "quickly extinguished" by the Arlington Fire Department, the department's fire chief said in a news release.Firefighters … more

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