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Lye Brook meeting planned

MANCHESTER — A meeting will be held Thursday, May 2, at 5 p.m. in the Kilburn Room at Manchester Town Hall to discuss the findings of a study commissioned by the Bennington County Regional Commission on Lye Brook.

The study, completed by Northstar Hydro, reviewed hydrologic impacts of several alternatives to address potential flooding from Lye Brook from Route 7 to Richville Road in Manchester. The project was funded by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources through the Ecosystem Restoration Program. The purpose of the meeting is to present the findings to the public and answer questions on the study.

For more information, contact Town Manager John O'Keefe at 802-362-1313, ext. 2 or j.okeefe@manchester-vt.gov; or Michael Batcher at 802-442-0713, ext. 2 or mbatcher@bcrcvt.org. 

Electronics taken at Dorset School

DORSET — The Dorset School is holding an electronics recycling event 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

The event, sponsored by the Dorset Teachers' Association and the Dorset Energy Committee, aims to raise money for the school.

A variety of electronic devices and accessories will be accepted, including laptop and desktop computers, printers, televisions and monitors, cellphones, satellite dishes, game consoles and digital cameras.

There is no charge to drop off items, though donations are welcome. The event is open to everyone and not just Dorset residents.

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