Today's calendar

11/21/2014 10:07 PM EST
Today BENNINGTON Southern Vermont College's Fall Open House: Southern Vermont College will host its second Fall Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prospective students and their families will have an opportunity to learn about the College. The event includes guided tours of campus and presentations on academic programs. 
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Morning Briefing — Nov. 21 and Nov. 22
11/21/2014 09:47 AM EST - Today BENNINGTON Friday night supper: Every Friday night the Moose serves supper, from 5:30 p.m. until gone. Ananda Yoga: Come to The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Fridays from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. for Ananda Yoga. For more information, 802-447-0393 or www.benningtonyoga.com. Concert at South Street cafe: Arlington Memorial Jazz Band will perform at 7 p. Full Story

Today's calendar
11/19/2014 05:20 PM EST - Today NORTH BENNINGTON Infant-Toddler play group: Bennington County Head Start is hosting an Infant Toddler Playgroup from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the North Bennington Head Start Cottage. This is a parent-child, drop-in playgroup. Figure Drawing at the VAE: The Vermont Arts Exchange offers self-guided figure drawing on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p. Full Story

Thanksgiving in the Meals on Wheels Kitchen
11/18/2014 05:33 PM EST - These Meals on Wheels meal sites — in Manchester, Arlington, Bennington, and Stamford — bustle with laughter ordinary days. On holidays, they are abuzz with the pre-feast excitement found across the country in most homes. "Is the turkey ready yet?" "When are we going to eat?" and "Smells delicious! Full Story

Morning Briefing — Nov. 19 and Nov. 20
11/18/2014 03:53 PM EST - Today BENNINGTON Pre-school story hour: Bennington Free Library will hold a pre-school story hour for children 3-5 years from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Rotary Meeting Room. Gentle yoga for cancer survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors weekly, Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p. Full Story

VSAC college scholarship booklet now available online
11/18/2014 02:01 PM EST - WINOOSKI -- Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has released its annual Scholarships for Vermonters, a compendium of more than 140 programs for eligible students looking to finance college. This year's application process features simplified essay and recommendation requirements for most scholarships and is available online now at www. Full Story

Morning Briefing — Nov. 18 and Nov. 19
11/17/2014 02:39 PM EST - NOV. 18 BENNINGTON VSAC offers 'Paying for College' workshops: Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school. The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to two hours, provide students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for Full Story

Meetings this week
11/17/2014 03:19 PM EST - Nov. 17 Sunderland Select Board meeting: Sunderland Elementary School at 7 p.m. Agenda: 1. Call to order 2. Introduction of those present by chair 3. Approval of minutes from previous meeting 4. Reports from Road Liaison and/or Highway Foreman 5. Old and Unfinished Business A. Town Hall update a. Decide on grand opening date b. Full Story

Community Calendar this week
11/17/2014 09:54 AM EST - Today BENNINGTON Live Music and Flow to Restore Yoga: Local musician Barry Hyman will accompany the Flow to Restore yoga class at The Yoga Place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 532 Main St. The drop-in cost for the class is $15 at the door. For more information, call 802-447-0393 or www.benningtonyoga.com. MANCHESTER Luncheon: There will be a soup and sandwich luncheon furnished by Northshire Seniors Full Story

Wizard of Oz meet and greet
11/14/2014 07:40 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> There will be a Wizard of Oz "Meet and Greet" on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Mount Anthony Union High School cafeteria. Meet the beloved characters from "The Wizard of Oz." There are two sessions: 9 a.m. and 10:30 and. Meet Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Glinda and The Wicked Witch of the West. Full Story

City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Full Story
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Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Full Story