• After Hagel, more changes at Defense - 11/25/2014 08:59 PM EST
    Morning Briefing — Nov. 26

    11/25/2014 08:58 PM EST
    Today BENNINGTON Gentle yoga for cancer survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors weekly, Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Conference Room C, at SVMC. You can join at any time and at any stage in your treatment or recovery regime. Support group: There is a support group for anyone living with any type of loss due to a death at Second Congregational Church 
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    Morning Briefing — Tuesday, Nov. 25
    11/25/2014 09:48 AM EST - Today's calendar BENNINGTON Story time at Bennington Free Library: Bennington Free Library will hold "Story Rhythms for Babies & Toddlers" for children 4–36 months from 10:30 to 11 a.m. upstairs in the Rotary meeting room. Bingo Tuesdays at Bennington Moose: Bingo is held Tuesdays at the Bennington Moose. Full Story

    Meetings for the week of Nov. 24
    11/24/2014 03:29 PM EST - Nov. 24 SVRTSD RGB Strategic Planning Committee: CDC Conference Room at 2:30 p.m. Agenda: 1. Approval of the Oct. 23 minutes 2. Board approved CDC Mission, Philosophy and Goals 3. Goals worksheet subcommittee 4. Satallite program, Distance Learning and Summer programs 5. CDC Meeting with AAUW on April 6, 2015 6. Full Story

    Community Calendar this week — Nov. 24
    11/24/2014 10:21 AM EST - Today MANCHESTER Book signing: Join Peter Yarrow and Noel Stookey (Paul) of Peter, Paul and Mary at 6 p.m. at the Northshire Bookstore for songs and stories as they present "Peter, Paul, and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life" with a signing to follow. Ticket required, admission $5 per attendee, admission receipt good as voucher towards the purchase of the book. Full Story

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    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. Full Story

    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

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    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

    See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

    PHOENIX (AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting. Full Story
    Ferguson officer says he never wanted to kill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he "never wanted to take anybody's life" and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown. Full Story
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    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.