Thursday, Oct. 10

Bingo at American Legion

POWNAL -- The American Legion Post 90 in Pownal holds bingo on Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. promptly.

Two progressive games. Snack Bar is available.

Bennington Republicans hold caucus

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Town Republican Committee will hold a caucus for reorganization and the election of officers on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Bank North room above the Bennington Free Library.

Film and Discussion Series presents "Buddy Films"

MANCHESTER -- Don't miss Mark Skinner Library's Film and Discussion Series with Harvey Flaxman. View and discuss three iconic "Buddy Films" at Manchester's public library.

The series begins on Thursday, Oct. 10 with a viewing of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", winner of 4 Academy awards and starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katherine Ross. Rated PG. Running time: 110 minutes.

Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy play the tough cop and cool convict in "48 Hours", which will be screened on Thursday, Oct. 17. Rated R. Running time: 92 minutes.

Not to be outdone, the ladies take a turn in "Thelma & Louise", starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis with a very young Brad Pitt in his first significant role. Rated R. Running time: 133 minutes.

Professor Emeritus Harvey Flaxman will facilitate the program. Flaxman was the department chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Farleigh Dickinson University.


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He is an Academy Award nominated film producer as well as a screenwriter and actor.

All three programs begin at 6:30 p.m. Mark Skinner Library is located at 48 West Road in Manchester Village. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Info: (802) 362-2607.

Women's Auxiliary Meeting

ARLINGTON --Thursday, Oct. 10th, 7 p.m.

Women's Auxiliary meeting. Please bring your family, friends and neighbors, we are looking for new members.

Thursday, Oct. 10th, 7 p.m. Legion Son's meeting.

Picture Day at Fisher Elementary

ARLINGTON -- Fisher Elementary School students in grades PreK-5 will have individual photos taken by Lifetouch Photography. For more information, contact Fisher Principal Deanne Lacoste at lacosted@bvsu.org or 375-6409.

Meetings

Pownal Board of Selectmen

Pratt Road, 5:30 p.m.

Special meeting agenda: The board will conduct a site visit with the road foreman to inspect drainage issues on Pratt Rd.

Pownal Select Board

Town Office, 7 p.m.

Agenda: Agenda Approval; Approval of Minutes 10/3 and 10/8 special meeting; Warrants; Mail; Old Business: Report on Pratt Rd. site visit to Bigelow property; New Business.

Announcements

Shaftsbury Selectboard Vacancies

SHAFTSBURY -- Petitions to run for selectboard are available at the town clerk's office. A special town meeting will be held on Dec. 3.

Shaftsbury voters will have the opportunity to vote by ballot for the two vacated selectboard seats. William Obenauer's unexpired 3-year term expires in March, 2015. Mitchell Race is currently appointed.

Craig Bruder's unexpired 2-year term will expire in March, 2015. Timothy Scoggins is currently appointed.

The last day to submit a petition for office is Monday, Oct. 28, in order to have one's name placed on the Dec. 3 ballot.