• BBA, MAU renew football rivalry - 09/19/2014 10:37 PM EDT
    Cambridge taxes affected by equalization rate

    School district sets record for concerned residents after complaints
    09/20/2014 02:33 PM EDT
    CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Prompted by roughly a dozen complaints to the Cambridge Central School District clerk and superintendent regarding a rise in the homestead tax rate set by state education requirements, Superintendent Vincent Canini addressed concerns at the board of education meeting Tuesday.  
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    UCS to hold autism forums
    09/19/2014 10:48 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- United Counseling Services of Bennington County will be holding a series of three forums to allow individuals with autism, their families, medical practitioners and the general community to share ideas and stories. UCS staff will use the Community Autism Forum to survey the needs for services to individuals with autism and their families. Full Story

    Maplebrook finds success with award-winning cheeses
    09/20/2014 10:37 AM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Since a fateful meeting at deli in 2003, Maplebrook Farms has been in constant need of two things: Space to make more cheese and space to put the awards that the cheese earns. Co-owner Michael Scheps said the business is looking to tear down a vacant house on the lot it occupies to make room for cheese-making equipment it currently does not have enough space to use. Full Story

    Bennington Farmers' Market to test downtown location this week
    09/19/2014 10:46 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Farmers' Market is testing out a new location for its Tuesday event, right in the heart of the downtown. This Tuesday, Sept. 23, and through the beginning of October, the market will run Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at the park on North Street behind LM Realty, formerly Merchant's Bank. Full Story

    Pownal board sets new tax rate
    09/19/2014 10:45 PM EDT - POWNAL -- The Pownal select board held its regular meeting on Thursday, primarily to approve the municipal tax rate. The board met a quorum with three of five members. Absent were Henry Strohmaier and Richard Ryder. The present board members unanimously approved the tax rate to expedite the billing cycle. Full Story

    Gun worth $89K reported stolen from Manchester business
    09/19/2014 10:43 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- Police are looking for two men, one of them with a Great Dane, in connection with the theft of an $89,000 shotgun. Manchester Police said that on Thursday a white male, 5' 8" tall, mid 30s to early 40s, clean-shaved with dark hair, well dressed in light clothing and a long suit coat entered a business with a 6' tall white male in his 30s. Full Story

    Apple fan frenzy as iPhone 6 hits store shelves
    09/19/2014 07:19 PM EDT - The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were met with delirious excitement by fans, many of whom had awakened at the crack of dawn -- or even camped out -- to be among the first to buy the new gadgets.  Full Story

    Lack willpower? Then change your environment to lose weight
    09/19/2014 06:22 PM EDT - Just clearing chips from counter can make a difference  Full Story

    Town manager announcement set for Tuesday
    09/19/2014 10:53 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- The Selectboard has scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday night to finalize an agreement with the new town manager. Full Story

    Vermont unemployment up to 4.1 percent
    09/19/2014 12:00 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) - The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate is up four-tenths of one percent to 4. Full Story

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    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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    Doug E Fresh highlights BET Hip-Hop awards

    ATLANTA (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. Full Story