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    College News in Brief

    01/30/2015 09:29 PM EST
    Norwich University announces dean's list NORTHFIELD >> The following students from your readership area have been recognized on the dean's list at Norwich University for the fall 2014 semester: Dagan Levin of North Bennington; Shawna Shea of Pownal. Providence College announces dean's list PROVIDENCE, R. 
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    Morning Briefing — Jan. 31
    01/31/2015 10:39 AM EST - Today CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. Night ski and hike: On Jan. 31, the Battenkill Conservancy will offer its popular Full Moon Night Sky Cross Country Ski & Snow Shoe Hike at the home of Jan and Tom Wolski. Bill Frederick of the Salem Astronomy Club has been invited to share his expertise and will be setting up a high-precision telescope to identify the winter constellations. Full Story

    The Cash Registers to perform at the Vermont Arts Exchange
    01/30/2015 12:30 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> The Vermont Arts Exchange is excited to welcome the Cash Registers, an old school punk band, to the Basement Music Series stage. Please join us on Saturday, Feb. 7. Doors open at 7 p.m. while the show begins at 8 p.m. The Cash Register's mastermind, John Bendik, was already a veteran of the Pittsburgh hardcore scene at age 18. Full Story

    SVC lecture: "Mah Jongg Art: Messages of Propaganda, Politics and Culture on Game Tiles"
    01/30/2015 12:29 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Author and art historian Gregg Swain will offer a presentation on "Mah Jongg Art: Messages of Propaganda, Politics and Culture on Game Tiles" at Southern Vermont College on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 2:25 p.m. in the Everett Mansion Theatre; note that space is limited. Full Story

    Mount Anthony Union named to AP Honor Roll
    01/30/2015 12:29 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Mount Anthony Union High School is one of only six Vermont schools honored on the College Board's AP Honor Roll for the 2014-2015 school year. Schools are acknowledged for increased AP course offerings and the number of students earning at least a 3 on AP exams. MAUHS offers AP courses in English Literature and English Language, United States, World, and European History, Full Story

    Bennington County Choral Society welcomes new members
    01/30/2015 12:29 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> There's still time for interested signers to participate in the spring concert of The Bennington County Choral Society. Due to the recent snowstorm, the Bennington County Choral Society cancelled its rehearsal this past Monday evening. It is therefore still possible for interested singers to participate in the spring concert, "100 Years of Broadway," if they attend the next Full Story

    Morning Briefing — Jan. 30
    01/29/2015 02:23 PM EST - Today BENNINGTON Friday night supper: Every Friday night the Moose serves supper, from 5:30 p.m. until gone. Senior Center activities: The Bennington Senior Center is offering painting and ceramics at 9 a.m. and bingo at 1 p.m. HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Empty bowls event: HAYC3 partners with Hoosick Falls High School and St. Full Story

    Storytelling program comes to OldCastle Theatre
    01/28/2015 10:00 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> On Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. for kids (school-age and up) and 7:30 p.m. for adults of all ages, Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder, two of New England's finest interpreters of the traditional oral tale, will present a "hypnotic, delightful, and utterly compelling" (Seven Days) program of storytelling and music. Full Story

    Morning Briefing — Jan. 29
    01/28/2015 10:01 PM EST - Today BENNINGTON Bennington Free Clinic hours: The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday at 6 p.m., for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Please call 802-447-3700 for an appointment. Beginning Beekeepers Classes: The Bennington County Beekeepers Club will be offering free trainings for new beekeepers. Full Story

    Morning Briefing — Jan. 28
    01/27/2015 12:55 PM EST - Today BENNINGTON Story time: A preschool story hour is held Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., will be held for children 3- to 5-years old upstairs in the Rotary Meeting Room at Bennington Free Library. Children will explore art, movement, math and science through stories and activities. Support group: There is a support group for anyone living with any type of loss due to a death at Second Full Story

    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.