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    Weekend Briefing

    04/19/2014 09:13 AM EDT
    April 19 Annual Easter egg hunt BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Parks and Recreation Department will hold an Easter Egg hunt at Upper Willow Park at 11 a.m. More than 6,000 eggs and other prizes. Bring hard boiled eggs to dye at the coloring station. The hunt is for ages two to ten. Age groups will be set off in 10-minute increments. 
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    Religion News in Brief
    04/19/2014 09:32 AM EDT - Saturday, April 19 Third Annual Easter egg hunt ARLINGTON -- Arlington Community Church is sponsoring the community Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2 to 10, on Saturday, April 19, at Arlington Recreation Park. We will be meeting at the Lion's Pavilion at 1 p.m. Come enjoy the free fun sponsored by Arlington Community Church. Full Story

    Joint Commission renews SVMC’s accreditation
    04/18/2014 10:08 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Joint Commission recently renewed the accreditation for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. The three-year accreditation demonstrates the hospital’s dedication to ensuring that it provides high-quality patient care. "SVMC is committed to providing care that meets or exceeds the highest standards," said Thomas Dee, the hospital’s president and CEO. Full Story

    Morning Briefing -- Friday
    04/17/2014 09:50 PM EDT - Friday, April 18 Dance community gathering BENNINGTON -- Come dance at Nataraja, a new monthly gathering for the local dance community on the third Friday of each month. The next gathering will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Yoga Place. The forming of Nataraja came out of a desire from and for dancers of any shape, size and ability to have a safe and fun place to find their Full Story

    Dick Valentinetti honored by Lung Association
    04/17/2014 06:07 PM EDT - WILLISTON -- A celebration was held this evening in the Cedar Creek Room at the Vermont Statehouse to honor Dick Valentinetti of Moretown who recently retired from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation as the longest serving state air director Full Story

    SVMC achieves Joint Commission reaccreditation
    04/17/2014 03:33 PM EDT - BENNINGTON - The Joint Commission, the nation's gold standard for hospital accreditation, recently renewed the accreditation for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). The three-year accreditation demonstrates the hospital's dedication to ensuring that it provides high-quality patient care. Full Story

    The Vermont Country Store hosts Vermont Challenge's final day barbeque
    04/17/2014 06:48 PM EDT - JAMAICA -- The team at The Vermont Country Store is expanding its support of the Vermont Challenge in 2014. The Vermont Challenge is a truly unique bicycling experience that commences on August 13 and runs until August 17. Riders can choose from either a 4, 3 or 1-day Gran Fondo that travels through some of the most picturesque valleys, towns, farm land Full Story

    Sign up to host a Fresh Air Fund child
    04/17/2014 12:37 PM EDT - Open your heart and home to a New York City child Fresh Air volunteers need your help to create another fun-filled summer for children from New York City! Each summer, over 4,000 children visit volunteer host families in rural, suburban, and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada. Full Story

    Paint recycling program plan approved
    04/17/2014 12:23 PM EDT - Vermont PaintCare Program set to begin May 1, 2014 MONTPELIER -- PaintCare, a Washington, D.C. based product stewardship organization for the paint industry, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources are pleased to announce the official approval of the program plan for the responsible recycling of unused and leftover paint in the state. Full Story

    YATST spotlighted at international education conference
    04/17/2014 12:23 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermont's effort to elevate student involvement in learning and school decision-making was featured at the recent American Education Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Philadelphia. Dr. Helen Beattie of East Hardwick, Director of UP for Learning, co-presented on a panel entitled, The Roles of Student Voice, Full Story