Reporter Chris Mays reaches new heights at NECCA

BRATTLEBORO — Not every reporter gets the chance to drive a couple of miles and fly around in an aerial class inside a state-of-the-art circus school. Within minutes of warming up with a …

Jacob's Pillow cancels season BECKET, Mass. — In a blow to the Berkshires' peak cultural season, there will be no dance in the Becket hills this summer. For the first time in its 88-year history, Jacob's Pillow Dance …
Beyond Plastics hosts virtual film series and poster contest BENNINGTON — Beyond Plastics, a nationwide project based at Bennington College that empowers community leaders and students around the country to reduce plastic pollution, is hosting a Virtual …
Local artists and institutions go online in response to coronavirus BENNINGTON — With local galleries, museums and performance spaces closed to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, some arts organizations in and around Bennington County are making …
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4 places to find quiet, natural beauty in Southern Vermont "Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the …
In time of social distancing, local chef, baker spread goodwill BRATTLEBORO — Nicole Reisman, a Brattleboro resident and chef by trade, calls cooking for others her "love language." "It's just a natural thing for me to do," she said. "It's the way I show …
Waterfalls to chase in Southern Vermont August may be coming to an end, but there's still time to squeeze in a few more hiking adventures and summer splashes before school starts. The Green Mountains are full of hiking trails to beautiful …
From Bennington to Music City: Carly Rogers making headway in her music career Brandon CanevariLandscapes correspondentNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Living the dream. It's a phrase that means something different to everyone and while, in some contexts, it can carry a negative …
What we're (finally) reading: While under quarantine, now is the time for classics and epics "Moby Dick." "Middlemarch." "Ulysses." "Infinite Jest." "Crime and Punishment." For many, such books have been read grudgingly, because there was a grade riding on it, and completion of the …

Southern Vermont artist Wolf Kahn dies at age 92

BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Museum & Art Center director Danny Lichtenfeld once said of artist Wolf Kahn: "Wolf Kahn is to southern Vermont what Winslow Homer is to the coast of Maine, …

Forming a special bond: Riding center offers physical, emotional and cognitive benefits

WILMINGTON — On a cold, sunny February morning, Dawn Brownlow placed the bridle in the mouth of Bubbles, a 12-year-old paint mare, cinched up her saddle and led the horse to Brookside Stable's …

When there's no audience ... Coping with rapid change organizations do their best

BRATTLEBORO — A week ago, the creative economy in southern Vermont was approaching the novel coronavirus outbreak with uncertainty and concerns about its negative economic impact on artists and …

Keith Marks looks to build on Next Stage Arts Project's legacy

PUTNEY — Surrounded by white poster boards filled with multi-colored Post-It notes from brainstorming sessions with his staff, the new executive director of Next Stage Arts Project, Keith …

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