SVC to offer post-grad CT program

07/27/2014 10:13 PM EDT
BENNINGTON -- Starting this fall, Southern Vermont College will offer a Radiologic Sciences Certificate Program in Computed Tomography. The one-year, 16-credit online post-graduate program is intended for registered radiologic technologists who "want to advance their careers into the area of CT," according to a release from the college. 
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Greater than their sum: Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Natasha Paremski perform in North Bennington
07/27/2014 10:14 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON -- One of the world's premiere cellists paid a visit to North Bennington on Sunday, performing as part of the Park-McCullough House's Carriage Barn Concert series. Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Natasha Paremski performed as One Plus One in one of only two concerts together in the month of July, before Bailey's schedule takes him through New York City, Full Story

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MCLA begins $15 million renovation of Bowman Hall

NORTH ADAMS -- A $15 million renovation is underway on Bowman Hall at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, with officials expecting the building to be completed by June 2015. Full Story
10 Things to Know for Today [07.28.14]

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Police: Priests attacked at Phoenix church, 1 dies

PHOENIX -- A badly injured priest managed to administer last rites to his dying fellow clergyman who was fatally shot in a nighttime attack at their Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix as police rushed to the scene after the man also called 911. Authorities had no suspects or solid leads as of Thursday afternoon. Full Story

Community Calendar This Week

07/28/2014 10:01 AM EDT
Monday, July 28 Bennington Free Clinic Monday hours BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700. Drop-ins will not be seen. Elks hosts bingo BENNINGTON -- Every Monday, the Bennington Elks hosts bingo. 
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Meetings This Week
07/27/2014 10:08 PM EDT - Monday, July 28 Bennington Board of Civil Authority Town Clerk’s Office at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to hear committee reports of grievances. No agenda provided. Arlington Board of Selectmen Town Hall at 7 p.m. Agenda: 1. Meeting to Order 2. Full Story

Weekend Briefing, July 26-27
07/26/2014 09:00 AM EDT - July 26 Church dinner PITTSTOWN, N.Y. -- There will be a church dinner at Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall on Saturday, July 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. Eat in or take out; the menu will be chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, dessert, beverage. Cost: Adults $10, children 5-12 $5, children under 5 are free. Full Story

Religion News in Brief
07/26/2014 09:06 AM EDT - Saturday, July 26 Blueberry Dessert Festival and at James ARLINGTON -- Blueberries are in season and it's time to celebrate enjoy one of summer's treats. Come to the Blueberry Dessert Festival at St. James' Episcopal Church on Saturday, July 26, from noon to 4 pm. or until all the desserts are gone. Full Story

Morning Briefing -- Friday
07/25/2014 09:36 AM EDT - Friday, July 25 Billsville House concerts at VAE NORTH BENNINGTON -- Billsville House Concerts return to Vermont Arts Exchange this summer with two nights of music that will rock your socks off. Come early and get some eats at the Phantom Food Truck in the parking lot. Check them out at phantomvt. Full Story

Morning Briefing -- Thursday
07/24/2014 09:44 AM EDT - Thusday, July 24 Open mic night at UU Fellowship BENNINGTON -- An open mic night featuring local musicians will be held from 6 to 9 p. m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St. Coffee, baked goods and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Summer Sonatina piano camp concerts BENNINGTON -- Summer Sonatina International Piano Camp will hold Full Story

Morning Briefing -- Wednesday, July 23
07/22/2014 10:15 PM EDT - Thrift shop JOHNSONVILLE, N.Y. -- The Thrift Shop at Christ United Methodist Church just south off Route 67 is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Most clothing items are priced at $1 per bag. Community yoga BENNINGTON -- Enjoy a gentle yoga class free of charge, led by Laurae Coburn, Ph. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story