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VYCC building trails and character

DORSET — Life is good in the Owls Head Town Forest in Dorset, but for a group of teens working there, that doesn't mean it's easy.

Local business owner argues against zoning changes

MANCHESTER — A local business owner didn't get what he wanted from the Manchester Planning Commission at its meeting Monday, but he lived to fight another day after the commission agreed to …

Conquering Mount Equinox Region's highest peak offers views worth the challenge

MANCHESTER — In the 25-plus years since I moved back to the Berkshire County-Bennington County area, I have wanted to hike up Mount Equinox.On June 23, I finally did it. I got a late start, …

Manchester homestead tax rate decreases

MANCHESTER — Taxpayers in Manchester will see a slight decrease in their homestead tax rate for fiscal year 2020 while non-homestead taxpayers will pay slightly more.The Manchester Select Board …
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Winhall man charged in Hoosick Falls burglary HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — A Winhall, Vermont, man is facing multiple felony charges after a burglary last Thursday at a local bar and restaurant, police said.Village police arrested Philip Lin, 19, …
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LONDONDERRY — The Vermont Forests, Parks, and Recreation Department presented its long-term plan for Lowell Lake last month during a public meeting in Londonderry. Development under the … more
Northshire Notes are community news briefs about nonprofit events and announcements in our readership area. To submit an event for publication, send a news release with the day, date, time and … more
STRATTON — The Stratton Foundation distributed some $275,000 to various programs that support children and families in Bennington and Windham counties during the current fiscal year. Recipients … more
Journal StaffWith commitment to its mission, Values into Action, and in accord with two of its key actions — land conservation and sustainable agriculture — Hildene hosted 24 ECO … more
DORSET — J.K. Adams will get new leadership later this year as the company and CEO Jon Blatchford will be parting ways after seven years.Owner Malcolm Cooper and Blatchford both said the … more
BENNINGTON — Incoming college freshman Cassie Pearce has wanted to be a special education teacher since she was a high school sophomore. So in her senior year, she set her sight on the Sandy … more
Every June, as school ends, my boys spend a week at what we have come to call "Grandparent Camp."Both my parents and my in-laws (who live out of state but in the same town!) conspire to watch my … more
WEST RUPERT — No less than poet Rainer Maria Rilke once said, "Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading."The Austrian-born Rilke was the inspiration for this year's Books and … more
This column is Part one of a three-part series. One of the great traditions of fly fishing is to travel to the great angling locations throughout the country and indeed the world. Just as the avid baseball fan wishes to take in the game at all the … more
SANDGATE — A production house in town has been recognized by a video and television award-giving body for a company ad it recently created.Faltskog Productions won a gold for the editing of … more

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