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    Tipi visits Shaftsbury, students celebrate Native American heritage

    In recognition of Native American Heritage Month
    11/25/2015 12:21 PM EST
    SHAFTSBURY >> In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Fidel Moreno of Healing Winds brought his program to Shaftsbury Elementary on Tuesday. Throughout the day, from inside the tipi set up on the lawn of the school, Moreno shared with the students traditional stories and teachings on the theme of respecting others. 
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    Craft beers and more on tap at Catamount Glass' Tap Room
    11/25/2015 06:20 PM EST - BENNINGTON — There's now at least 18 new reasons to visit the Catamount Glassware factory. That's the number of craft beers on tap at the Tap House at Catamount Glass. And there are many more beyond the libations, including a new retail space and upgrades to the manufacturing room floor that allow it to double as an after-hours entertainment space.

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    "A Sweet Lemon" star and author visit Molly Stark School
    11/24/2015 07:03 AM EST - BENNINGTON — Local author Karen E. Rose returned to the Molly Stark School on Monday, bringing along a new friend, Lemon, the main character of her latest children's book, "A Sweet Lemon." Rose, from Shaftsbury, first visited the school last May to present to the children her first book, "Pixie and Fenway: Unlikely Friends at Two Mountain Farm," which told the true story of a cat and a Full Story

    Pianist Donald Moors revisits his tune with family at CLR
    11/23/2015 06:33 AM EST - BENNINGTON — The musical Moors family enlightened the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Center for Living and Rehabilitation (CLR) community on Sunday with classics from the 1930s through the '60s.

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    Arlington teacher to present new book
    11/20/2015 09:43 PM EST - ARLINGTON >> Arlington Memorial High School science teacher Luisa Millington will present her new book at a "Meet the Author" event at the Community College of Vermont. The presentation will take place on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., at CCV Bennington, on Main Street. The book is entitled "The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Property: Saving the World's Heritage," and covers the Full Story

    Two electric car charging stations open in Manchester
    11/20/2015 07:20 AM EST - MANCHESTER — Two new electric vehicle charging stations opened in Manchester this week — one downtown, and another out near the Route 7 highway. State officials from the transportation and tourism departments, as well as representatives of Green Mountain Power, the state's largest electric utility, converged at Zoey's Double Hex restaurant, where one of the stations is located, to Full Story

    Efforts underway to help New York man burned after Manchester propane leak
    11/19/2015 06:39 AM EST - MANCHESTER — An online fundraising campaign aims to help cover medical expenses for a Cambridge, N.Y., man who was badly burned last week during a large propane leak. John Matala was the truck driver who, upon encountering a cloud of propane, risked his life to turn off a valve that had inadvertently been left open by a previous driver, according to his brother-in-law Shane Napoli. Full Story

    Basketball entertainer comes to Arlington Memorial Middle and High School
    11/18/2015 07:01 AM EST - ARLINGTON — Basketball entertainer and motivational speaker Ilze Luneau paid a visit to Arlington Memorial Middle and High School on Tuesday, entertaining the students with stunts and teaching lessons on setting goals, working hard, and never giving up.

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    Seedlings program students learn about animals with Michael Clough
    11/17/2015 07:01 AM EST - BENNINGTON — Students in Bennington Elementary's Seedlings after-school program got a special surprise on Monday afternoon, when their classroom was visited by several live animals. Soon after the bell rang at 3 p.m., the six children in the program were impatiently waiting for "the animal man" to arrive. Full Story

    Truck driver prevents "catastrophic" explosion from propane leak
    11/16/2015 03:12 PM EST - MANCHESTER — A propane leak near a major road last week was caused when an employee inadvertently left a valve to a storage tank open after filling up a truck for a delivery, according to authorities. Manchester Fire Chief Philip "Grub" Bourn said it was a truck driver's quick thinking and that morning's high humidity that prevented a catastrophic explosion at the depot on Taconic Full Story

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    Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

    With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?