Battle of Bennington: A historic revival

BENNINGTON — Jonah Spivak would like to see his obsession with the Battle of Bennington evolve into a comparable victory — in economic terms — for the modern-day town."I've always …

Lerman to exhibit fall photos MANCHESTER — Matthew Lerman will feature autumn photos at a pop-up exhibit Oct. 18-20 at the Equinox Hotel in Manchester Village.The photos will be exhibited in the Johnny Appleseed building …
Keeping a print legacy alive Editor's note: In connection with its production of "Water, Water Everywhere," a drama set in a small-town newsroom, Oldcastle Theatre Company is exhibiting work by North Bennington photographer …
Bookmarks: A story of belief and family ties Yale Tishman is a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, but it may eventually take its place in literary memory next to Nick Adams, Nick Carroway, Holden Caulfield and the rest of the …
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Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont, week of Oct. 12 Bluegrass: Grammy-nominated fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and mandolinist Dave Goldenberg perform at the Union Underground at 10 p.m Saturday, 4928 Main St., Manchester Center. Ages 21 and over, …
Something's brewing in Southern Vermont For many years, craft brew enthusiasts in Southern Vermont felt a bit neglected.Although our region has been home to two award-winning brewpubs such as Madison Brewing Company in Bennington and …
The many shades of being black in a white state BRATTLEBORO — When University of Vermont professor Emily Bernard talks about being black in the second whitest state in the nation, she often surprises people by starting with the positives."I …
Dot's of Dover being remade to order DOVER — Betsey Reagan, owner of Dot's of Dover, has long been known for her diner's philanthropy. She's supported the adult day service center The Gathering Place in West Dover and the Twice …
A taste of fall: Can't make cider doughnuts? Not to worry — they're everywhere Now that apple picking season is in high gear, you may be tempted to try your hand at making some tasty homemade cider doughnuts. Think twice before you do. The first time Kerry Comollo Mackinnon …

How goats in China cause smog in LA

MANCHESTER — Tatiana Schlossberg acknowledges it's easy to feel helpless or depressed when confronting the enormity of climate change and the global economic systems that perpetuate it. That …

Tina Weikert: Amid fall and frost, life finds a way

BONDVILLE — Certainly, some mystical, magical events should begin with sightings of a butterfly. Or if not a butterfly, at least a nectary flower, a variety to make heads turn in search of its …

Q&A: Poet talks favorite books, reading on her porch

Growing up in eastern Massachusetts, Rage Hezekiah was never far from the ocean. "Living with and around bodies of water has always been a significant part of my life," she recently said by phone.Her …

Brattleboro Literary Festival to explore questions of identity

BRATTLEBORO — Authors and readers will explore questions of personal, cultural and national identity at the 18th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival, scheduled for Oct. 17 to 20 in and around …

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BRATTLEBORO — When the Brattleboro Literary Festival kicks off next weekend, it will honor the legacy of the town's literary past, and one of its most acclaimed authors. At 11 a.m. on Thursday, … more
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Be Brave for Life Hike-A-Thon: Nonprofit raising money for research into benign brain tumors hosts 5k trail run, hikes, scavenger hunt and basket raffle Sunday, 10 a.m. at Merck Forest and Farmland … more
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MANCHESTER — German painter Gunter Korus will exhibit paintings from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Oct. 12, at Tilting at Windmills Gallery.The exhibit, "The Evolution of a Master," features the work of … more
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