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    Canadian music voice relocates to take gig in Bennington Influential musician, writer starts new life chapter at Saint Peter's

    04/15/2014 10:30 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Toronto-based musician John Terauds played organ for his first Sunday service as music minister at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, 200 Pleasant St., on Palm Sunday. He bought a house in Bennington after leaving behind his music minister title at the Church of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Toronto. 
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    Bennington Select Board to discuss Shires project
    04/15/2014 10:24 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Select Board may be having second thoughts about the support it offered for a $5.5 million housing project proposed near Silver Street. At its last meeting, the board voted four to two in favor of being the recipient for a community development block grant on behalf of Shires Housing, a non-profit housing corporation formerly known as the Regional Affordable Housing Full Story

    Labor department event set Friday for Plasan workers
    04/15/2014 10:30 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A day of employment workshops will be held this week for soon-to-be laid off Plasan Carbon Composites workers, as well as anyone else looking for work. The event is at the Southwest Vermont Career Development Center, located at 321 Park Street. Wendy Morse, regional manager for the Vermont Department of Labor, said registration begins at 8:30 a. Full Story

    Solemn tributes mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing
    04/15/2014 10:31 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack. "This day will always be hard, but this place will always be strong," former Mayor Thomas Menino told an Full Story

    Shaftsbury board acts in answer to threats
    04/15/2014 10:32 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY -- The Shaftsbury Select Board has taken action to ensure the safety of its board members after a heated exchange between a resident and the planning commission last week. Steve Washburn Sr., of Shaftsbury, was in attendance at the April 8 meeting to discuss the zoning of a portion of his property, which had been classified as Forest and Recreational. Full Story

    Woman accused of jewelry shop embezzlement
    04/15/2014 10:23 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A Castleton woman is accused of embezzling $1,705 from a Manchester jewelry store by voiding sales. Hannah B. York, 30, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of embezzlement. She was released on conditions, including that she not go to Hidden Jewel at 4961 Main Street. Full Story

    Americorps organizes youth groups to get Morgan Spring Community Garden ready for planting
    04/15/2014 10:28 PM EDT - BENNINGTON--On Saturday, Americorps VISTA at the Bennington County Regional Commission brought together Teens for Change and kids from Mount Anthony Union High School's Youth Ambassador Program for Global Youth Service Day to help prepare the Morgan Spring Community Garden for the year. Global Youth Service Day was celebrated between Saturday and Sunday by millions of people and Full Story

    Report explores effect on taxes if Shaftsbury takes ID students back
    04/14/2014 10:57 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY -- At the request of the Shaftsbury Elementary School Board, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union CFO Rick Pembroke has compiled a set of data analyzing the impact should the district absorb Shaftsbury District 1, whose students currently attend school in North Bennington. In the 1870s, the State of Vermont declared that students residing in Shaftsbury District 1, known as the ID Full Story

    Local students' submissions chosen for upcoming book of precepts
    04/14/2014 10:58 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Two Mount Anthony Union Middle School students were selected from a pool of thousands of entrants to have their precepts including in author R.J. Palacio's upcoming work, "365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts." Dominic Bullock and Dustin Harrington are two of only about 75 children whose precepts, general rules intended to regulate behavior or thought, Full Story

    Van Houten is new Bennington Select Board chairman
    04/14/2014 10:59 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Select Board voted unanimously to elect member Greg Van Houten as its chairman at Monday's regular board meeting. The board voted Sharyn Brush as its vice chair. Van Houten was elected to the board in 2012. He replaces long-time board member Joseph Krawczyk Jr., who chose not to run for reelection this year. Full Story

    'Titanic' steam locomotive coming back to life on the rails

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. Full Story
    Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

    Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
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    Come visit FX's darkly fun 'Fargo'

    The beauty of "Fargo" is watching its plainspoken inhabitants from above, knowing full well who is responsible for what, and giggling as the worst of them dig themselves deeper and deeper into a hole. Full Story