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ITVFest seen as potential boon

MANCHESTER — Philip Gilpin Jr. is thinking big, and his vision could open new opportunities for Manchester to market itself as an arts and culture destination. The executive director of the International Television and Film Festival, …
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Eagles harp on experience heading into season

ARLINGTON — Last season, the Arlington boys basketball team made their way back up to the top of the Division IV rankings. The Eagles played to an impressive 15-5 record in the regular, notching the program's best mark since 2002 and …

Kershaw, Stewart earn all-state honors for BBA

Bulldogs look to continue success from last season

Eagles ready to go for opening night

Editorials
Bernie Sanders and a 'brave little state'

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' appearance at Burr and Burton Academy via the Northshire Bookstore was a fantastic opportunity for the community, and specifically the students at BBA, to think critically about the issues facing this country for the …

Letters to the editor
Helped by Bennington homeless shelter

My name is Candy Hull and was homeless for two years. I was also homeless for two months prior to going to the Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless for help. During that time I was couch surfing, staying with friends. Each night I was unsure …

An act of kindness

Affordable childcare a pressing need

Rep. Browning outlines agenda

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Ballet Center presenting 'Nutcracker'

MANCHESTER — The Ballet Center at Manchester will perform "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center, and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18 at Long Trail School in Dorset. Snow dates are 7 p.m. on …

BBA hosting performing arts showcase

Burr and Burton Academy's Media and Performing Arts Department is proud to present its Winter Showcase, A Festival of Dance, Drama and Film, with shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Riley Center for the Arts. A wide …

BBA teacher raises money for 'The Artist and The Astronaut'

MANCHESTER — Pat Musick looked up at the sky one night to see a NASA Skylab flying by and wondered about the men inside. Little did she know, her future husband was one of them. Marine Corps commander, Gerald "Jerry" Carr spent 84 …

BBA students helping bring 'Elf Express' alive

MANCHESTER -- You don't need to travel to the North Pole to see elves practice. You can find it in the basement of Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center, where some very talented high school students have been honing a catchy song and …
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'MASKED' gallery spooks North Bennington train station

NORTH BENNINGTON >> Hanging paper monsters swung in circles from the ceiling fan at the opening of the "MASKED" gallery at the North Bennington Train Station on Sunday. The show celebrates …

Dark Star takes to the mountain

'Harmonic Resonance' opens at SVAC Oct. 8

Horse's Mouth and DuPont Brothers in concert

Launch of new 'Joe Gunther' novel at Northshire

Food
Store-bought vs. farm-fresh: Which chicken will win?

This past Sunday, I had a dinner party with two chickens and a pop quiz. I wanted to know in as semi-scientific a way possible whether a local farm chicken was really better than a grocery store chicken. So, I cooked the two similarly sized chickens …

New way to eat peppermint bark

Caramelized onion tart eases holiday stress

Cheesy, spicy crackers that's good enough to gift

Chewy molasses cookies are perfect for the holidays

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