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Monument students perform 'Peter Pan' musical

Saturday performances at 1:30 and 6 p.m.
03/27/2015 07:17 PM EDT
BENNINGTON >> The students of Monument Elementary School are putting on three performances of Disney's "Peter Pan Jr." One performance was slated for 6 p.m. on Friday, March 27, and there will be two on Saturday, March 28. Based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney animated film, this adaptation for performance by children is licensed by Musical Theatre International. 
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LOCAL NEWS
Readsboro landlord sued over killing tenant's cat

Readsboro landlord plead guilty to killing tenant's pet
BENNINGTON >> A Readsboro landlord who pleaded guilty in 2012 to killing a tenant's cat is now being sued by the cat's owner. The suit was filed in February by attorney David G. Reid, of Brattleboro, on behalf of Kelly Gancarz, owner of "Dizzy," a cat who was killed when Michael R. Choquette threw a piece of wood at it. Full Story
SPORTS
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Endicott sweeps SVC in NECC battle

Gulls remain unbeaten in conference play
BENNINGTON >> In a men's volleyball matchup between the top two teams in the New England Collegiate Conference, Endicott showed why they are No. 1, but Southern Vermont showed why they aren't far behind in second. The Gulls swept the Mountaineers in three sets to move to 11-0 in NECC play. The game scores were 25-17, 25-20 and 26-24. Full Story
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Friday's TV picks: Can 'Hart of Dixie' survive?

Low-rated series airs Season 4 finale. Plus, peek inside the kitchens of 'Disney Dream Cruise.' Full Story
REGION
Economic development committee looks for resident participation

WILLIAMSTOWN< MASS. >> A town committee aiming to create new economic opportunities is looking for residents' participation. The Economic Development Committee has created an online survey to collect ideas and suggestions for ways to strengthen the town's economy, Chairman Jeffrey Thomas said. Full Story

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Maple Open House Weekend: Vermont sugar shacks hold open houses

VERMONT — While many of us are looking forward to snow melting and warmer spring evenings, maple sugar makers are hoping for a few more weeks of winter weather. Full Story
Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the owner, David Whitman of Portland, told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them for a while to "make people smile. Full Story
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Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Full Story
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work. 


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