Giving winter sports a lift: Keeping chairlifts at Mount Snow safe and sound is a full-time job

DOVER -- It takes a lot more than hitting the "on" switch to send the first chairlift up the mountain when Mount Snow opens its trails to skiers and boarders. It appears to be a seamless …

Saving Vice's first full-length album screams 'Hello There' JAMAICA — Connecting to fans is the best part of the gig for Robbie Litchfield, guitarist for metalcore band Saving Vice. "Honestly, the most rewarding part for me is changing kids' lives," …
What we're reading: Reviews from the Northshire Bookstore staff 'Heirloom Kitchen: Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women' by Anna Francese Gass This wonderful book is far more than a cookbook of delicious recipes. It is a …
Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont, Jan. 18 Women '20-'20: Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning kicks off event series with "Women and Climate Change," a lecture by Edward Cameron, on Tuesday at Manchester Community Library, 138 …
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An appreciation of Emily Mason: Critics, curators remember Brattleboro abstract artist's legacy BRATTLEBORO — When Emily Mason of West Brattleboro died on Dec. 10 at the age of 87, she left behind a sizable legacy of innovation in abstract art.The daughter of an art pioneer — her …
Bringing Shakespeare to the New England woods MANCHESTER — When Katharine Maness came home to the serenity of her beloved Pawlet from years away in the bright lights of New York City's theater industry, the Vermont landscape gave her a …
Don't be afraid ... In a place as ancient as Vermont, there's bound to be a few spirits lurking about this time of year. Old buildings shudder and creak in the cold autumn wind. Windows shake and shutters rattle. The …
Making music, one instrument at a time DORSET — Will Mosheim put a lot of thought into the arrangement of his workbench, which is in a corner of his father's woodshop. Mosheim builds and repairs banjos, and sometimes makes and …
Review: 'Olive, Again' a reflection on aging She's back! Elizabeth Strout's protagonist, Olive Kitteridge, that cantankerous curmudgeon from Crosby, Maine, returns with a series of poignant scenes from life in the small coastal village in …

New Bennington Museum director looks beyond the galleries

BENNINGTON — What lies ahead for the Bennington Museum? A look 100 years into the past might provide a clue. It was then that John Cotton Dana, the director of the Newark Museum in New …

Seline Skoug to exhibit photographs at Canfield

ARLINGTON — Vermont landscape photographer Seline Skoug will be exhibiting her photographs at Arlington's Canfield Gallery.The exhibit from Jan. 21 to Feb. 12 will open the 2020 season for the …

Dorset library features artist for February

Vermont artist Robert Birbeck, a painter and sculptor from Wells, is the featured artist at the Dorset Village Library for February.Birbeck has won numerous awards for his oil paintings and ceramic …

Dorset Players present children's theatre production

DORSET — The Dorset Players will be presenting the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "The Tortoise Versus the Hare: the Greatest Race," for two performances Saturday, Jan. 25.Audiences …

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