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Win an inn: Essay contest to establish next Deerfield Valley Inn owner

Essay contest to establish next Deerfield Valley Inn owner
08/31/2015 10:05 PM EDT
WEST DOVER >> The Deerfield Valley Inn could be all yours. The winner of a new essay contest will become its next owner. "I'm sitting here with queries," said Doreen Cooney, the owner who opened the contest Tuesday. "We decided it would be good because our conventional methods to sell the inn have been unsuccessful. 
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Wilmington DRB approves change of use for former high school
08/31/2015 10:04 PM EDT - WILMINGTON >> As plans to turn the former Twin Valley High School into a community center come closer to fruition, a change of the building's use was approved. The Development Review Board issued a decision allowing for conditional use in Wilmington's village district. According to the document, applicants testified that the school district want to attract tenants under the heading of mixed Full Story

REGIONAL NEWS
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Brattleboro: NECCA is more than just circus arts

Outreach: Local workshops offered for at-risk teens, cancer survivors and more
BRATTLEBORO >> There are few things more exciting than walking under the big top of a circus tent with its colorful lights bouncing around and energy radiating in the air. The acts you see are breathtaking, people walking across a wire 50 feet above your head, some woman who is so flexible you are fairly sure that she doesn't have a spine, a man juggling seven, eight objects all at once. Full Story
NATIONAL NEWS
Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) >> An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness. "I have a bad habit of eating breakfast in the morning, and I lost track of time," 15-year veteran teacher Arnold Anderson told The Associated Press. Full Story
RELIGION
Teen gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic State

ALEXANDRIA, VA. >> A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and for providing other aid to the militant group. The judge said he considered 17-year-old Ali Shukri Amin's age and lack of a criminal record during sentencing in federal court in Alexandria. Full Story

 
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08/31/2015 10:06 PM EDT
Today BENNINGTON Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 11:15 a.m. HELP from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Bingo Tuesdays at Bennington Moose: Bingo is held Tuesdays at the Bennington Moose. Doors open at 5 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meeting: Overeaters Anonymous meets Tuesdays at 7 p. 
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08/27/2015 10:23 PM EDT - Today BENNINGTON Friday night supper: Every Friday night the Moose serves supper, from 5:30 p.m. until gone. Come experience recovery in a safe, non-judgmental environment: Emphasis is on the hope and healing of recovery - and how it has changed lives. This facilitated-lead meeting welcomes all pathways to recovery. Full Story

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08/26/2015 09:51 PM EDT - Thursday, Aug. 27 BENNINGTON Bennington Free Clinic hours: The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday at 6 p.m., for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Please call 802-447-3700 for an appointment. Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a. Full Story

Lesters Trio to perform at Green Mountain Christian Center
08/26/2015 06:22 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — The Lesters Trio will perform at the Green Mountain Christian Center on Friday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The center is located at 440 Main St. If you enjoy Southern Gospel music, you will love the Lesters. They have a rich heritage to draw from — a passion that began with their grandparents, Harvey and Opal Lester, in 1925. Full Story

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08/26/2015 02:26 AM EDT - Today BENNINGTON Support group: There is a support group for anyone living with any type of loss due to a death at Second Congregational Church the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m. Bennington Senior Center: The AARP Driving Course will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A movie will be shown from 1 to 3 p. Full Story

Mount Anthony Union Middle School trimester three honor roll 2014-2015
08/26/2015 02:19 AM EDT - Grade 8 Principal's Honors Molly Austin, Adam Ballou, Olivia Elmer, Natalie Jelley, Tadakazu Kosaki, Benjamin Medvedev, Caroline Musinski, Kyla Obenauer, Aditi Patel, Iris Patterson, Noah Payne, Victoria Pembroke, Emiliano Salazar, Adam Sampsell, Amelia Schroeder, Emma Shroyer, Alison Simmons, Quincy Thomas, Samantha White, Catherine Worthington High Honors Taylor Andrews, Mackenzie Bourgeois, Full Story

SVSU bus schedule for 2015-2016 school year
08/24/2015 09:32 PM EDT - Bus Stop Locations For MAU 04 Chapel and East Rd 15-16 MAU AM 6:34 a.m. START NORTH BRANCH ST@CHAPEL RD 6:39 a.m. STOP CHAPEL RD @ CROSSOVER RD 6:40 a.m. STOP CHAPEL RD @ Chapel Road MHP 6:43 a.m. STOP CHAPEL RD @ EAST RD 6:44 a.m. STOP EAST RD @ OUTWATER RD 6:45 a.m. STOP EAST RD @ LOWER EAST RD 6:46 a. 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