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    Morning Briefing — Dec. 20 and 21

    12/19/2014 04:27 PM EST
    Today BENNINGTON Christmas movie showing: There will be a free showing of "The Polar Express" and "Elf" for children and their families at 10:30 a.m. Admission is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance from WBTN 1370 AM, the Bank of Bennington, Carbone Auto Plaza, Brown Computer Solutions, The Pharmacy, Bennington Beverage Outlet, and the Pennysaver. 
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    Citizens Commercial Banking hires Kathryn Leech as VP
    12/19/2014 02:05 PM EST - MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Citizens Commercial Banking, the commercial banking division of Citizens Financial Group, announced today that Kathryn Leech has been hired as Vice President and Relationship Manager. Leech joins the commercial bank following a stint at Merchants Bank in Bennington, Vt. Full Story

    Local Edward Jones team participates in advanced training
    12/18/2014 07:48 PM EST - GREENWICH, N.Y. >> Breanna Lundy, a financial advisor with the financial services firm Edward Jones in Greenwich, NY, and Lori Lennox, a branch office administrator, recently attended an invitation-only training opportunity at the firm's headquarters in St. Louis. The three-day Advanced Practice Management Forum is offered to branch teams throughout the country who rank among the top third Full Story

    Application deadline for the Congress-Bundestag youth exchange program
    12/18/2014 07:42 PM EST - NEW YORK >> The application deadline for U.S. Department of State's scholarships to study in Germany for American high school students living in the Northeast is Jan. 8, 2015. These scholarships fully fund high school students to study for the 2015-2016 academic year. By living with a host family and attending a local high school, participants learn the German language, immerse themselves Full Story

    Morning Briefing — Dec. 19
    12/18/2014 04:30 PM EST - Dec. 19 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. Senior Center activities: The Bennington Senior Center is holding ceramics or painting at 9 a. Full Story

    Stairway Healing Arts Center adds two practitioners
    12/17/2014 06:13 PM EST - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Stairway Healing Arts Center is pleased to announce the addition of two practitioners, Maggie Philpsak and Paula Shulman, joining the center's current staff. Stairway Healing Arts Center is an affiliation of independent practitioners who share a common bond of providing holistic and integrative healing and psychotherapy services to the community. Full Story

    Myerson receives U.S. News 2015 "Best Law Firms" listing
    12/17/2014 06:13 PM EST - MANCHESTER CENTER >> Bradley D. Myerson Law Offices has been listed in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News — Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms," in the field of Criminal Defense. Also, Attorney Myerson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 for his work in Criminal Defense. Full Story

    Morning Briefing — Dec. 18
    12/17/2014 05:11 PM EST - Today POWNAL Pownal Legion bingo canceled: The American Legion Pownal Post 90 is canceling bingo on Thursdays until March 2015. We appreciate all the attendance and patrons but we are unable to continue with the winter schedule due to members' health. All present progressive money games and the cookie jar will remain the same until reopening. Full Story

    'A Christmas Carol' at Oldcastle Theatre in Bennington
    12/16/2014 08:30 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> The Theatre Arts Program at the Career Development Center is performing "A Christmas Carol" at Oldcastle Theatre on Dec. 19 and Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. This show is open to the public; donations accepted. Shown here is Tim Downs of Mount Anthony as Scrooge; makeup by Shaynelle Francis. Full Story

    Bennington Museum's Festival of Trees gala a success
    12/16/2014 08:33 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Bennington Museum hosted its 18th annual Festival of Trees Gala on Dec. 6. The annual event is the museum's largest annual fundraiser and a premier social event in the region. This year a record crowd of over 200 people filled the Ada and Paul Paresky Wing as well as the galleries that exhibited the displays created by artists, community businesses, non-profit organizations, Full Story

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    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story