Local runner writes, illustrates children's book inspired by Boston Marathon

WEST HALIFAX — Hope Phelan can be seen on a given day running alongside her dog, a large hound mix named Mango. "Halifax is a very small town. So everyone's like, oh yeah, you're the girl …

Ellenbogen Gallery hosts watercolors MANCHESTER — The Ellenbogen Gallery will exhibit 10 framed watercolor paintings by Bennington artist Reg Darling beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30. "Impressions from the Faroe Islands" is a …
Weston Playhouse debuts 'Songs for Today' WESTON — Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, which was forced to cancel summer theatrical productions due to the coronavirus pandemic, is presenting "a series of bite-sized musical tracks" as …
Taconic Music offers violin concert, strings for kids MANCHESTER — Taconic Music will host two events including a concert and a lessons for kids. Violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun will perform outdoors on the porch of Southern Vermont …
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Vermont's original wild-haired political icon: US Sen. George Aiken of Putney PUTNEY — The wild-haired Vermont political icon, needing no introduction, seized the microphone to broadcast yet another communique on behalf of the common man."To represent the people one must …
Conquering Mount Equinox 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, …
Waterfalls to chase in Southern Vermont August may be coming to an end, but there's still time to squeeze in a few more hiking adventures and summer splashes before school starts. The Green Mountains are full of hiking trails to beautiful …
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4 places to find quiet, natural beauty in Southern Vermont "Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the …

Area arts groups to receive grants

Three local arts organizations were among the 30 recipients statewide of the Vermont Art Council foundational Arts Partnership awards. The grants provide three years of unrestricted, general …

Photographer exhibits nature photos

MANCHESTER — Painting Nature with Photography is the theme of photographer Matthew Lerman's latest solo exhibit at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. The show opens Aug. 22 and runs through …

Sculptor explores humans, nature

MANCHESTER — Stefania Urist's art addresses the relationship between humans and nature and her art expresses those connections. Urist's Solo Exhibition "Man-Made Mother Earth" will open …

Northshire welcomes Wimpy Kid author

MANCHESTER — The Wimpy Kid himself will be in Manchester on Aug. 10 giving kids and their parents the chance to meet one of the most popular authors in youth literature. Jeff Kinney's …

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MANCHESTER — The Northshire Bookstore will feature an author discussion and a bookseller's chat this week. The first event is at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, when Megan Giddings, author of … more
MANCHESTER — Violinist Zachary DePue and violist Amadi Azikiwe will join Taconic Music artistic directors Joana Genova on violin and Ariel Rudiakov on viola, and cellist Nathaniel Parke in a … more
MANCHESTER — Israel Congregation of Manchester is presenting its annual "Jewish Film Series" once again this summer, but this time, due to the social distancing requirements of the COVID-19 … more
Manchester vocalist Maxine Linehan will debut an original song, titled "Stronger Together," at the Spirit of Summer Gala charity event July 17 for the Southwestern Vermont Health Care … more
MANCHESTER — The Northshire Bookstore is hosting a couple of author conversations and digital discussions. On Tuesday, July 14, at 5 p.m., international bestselling author Lisa Alther, … more
MANCHESTER — After a nearly three-month-long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Southern Vermont Arts Center will reopen to visitors July 4. "Our community craves the ability to … more
MANCHESTER — Ellenbogen Gallery will reopen to the public Friday, July 3. Gallery Hours will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The first exhibition is "Pairings and … more
DORSET — The Dorset Players handed out the Golden Cicle Awards at the annual meeting of members June 28 during a virtual event with members attending online. The Golden Circle Awards … more
MANCHESTER — Taconic Music has announced four live concerts as part of the 2020 Summer Concert Series. In one of the only bright spots since March, Taconic Music announced four consecutive … more
MANCHESTER — Northshire Bookstore continues to host a series of virtual community gatherings for book lovers anchored around a standing Thursday 5 p.m. Northshire Live virtual event with weekly … more

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