Office closed: Bennington Town Offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Columbus Day and will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 8 a.m.


Chorus seeking singers: The Manchester Community Chorus will perform a Winter Solstice and Advent Season concert at the First Congregational Church Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. This newly founded chorus is looking for additional singers from the area. Existing members range from professional to those that have sung previously but may need to dust off their vocal chords! Rehearsals take place at the FCC every Tuesday, starting Oct. 18, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be a mandatory dress rehearsal Dec. 9. Voice placement for new members will take place at the FCC on Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. to 6:15. Please contact Anne D'Olivo at for further information and to sign up.