Friday May 17
Long Trail students walk and pedal to school
On Wednesday, May 8, groups of Long Trail School students, staff, administrators and faculty headed out from their homes on bike and on foot to participate in National Walk and Bike to School Day.
Friday May 17
BBA welcomes new trustee
Burr and Burton Academy has announced that Scott Swenor has been appointed as the newest member of its board of trustees.
Thu May 16, 2013
'Connect and Prosper' at chamber breakfast
The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to " Connect and Prosper" by becoming a member the region's vibrant chamber.
Walking to School
Manchester Elementary/Middle School participated in the first Vermont "Walk and Roll to School" Day on May 1. It was a beautiful morning with over 75 students, plus parents,siblings, strollers, bicycles, and even a few dogs enjoying the fresh air and sunshine while getting exercise.
Wed May 15, 2013
New website touts Manchester for place to grow business
Manchester Assessor and Economic Development Officer Pauline Moore, and Zoning Administrator Lee Krohn, believe that creating a business in Manchester is about much more than simply running said business and making a profit - it is also about the quality of life in the town where the business is built.
Mon May 13, 2013
No injuries from two car collision
A two-vehicle accident Friday along Route 7A caused significant damage to the two vehicles involved but no injuries were reported.
Thu May 09, 2013
Town of Manchester reassesses properties, finds decline
The town of Manchester has performed a partial reappraisal of its properties, notifying nearly 2,000 property owners of a change in their assessed value, according to Manchester Assessor Pauline Moore.
Tue May 07, 2013
Forest, house blazes stretch fire crews
A 10-acre forest fire off Route 313 and a house fire in Sandgate that claimed the life of a dog had area fire departments stretched thin on Saturday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Manchester boy wins writing contest
After earning an honorable mention in last year's PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest, this year Harry won his grade bracket in the contest held by Vermont Public Television.
Dorset man charged with urinating in gas station's mop drain
A Dorset man is being charged with a misdemeanor after police said an employee at a Manchester gas station witnessed him urinating into a mop drain after he was told the bathroom was occupied.
A time for fairness
A few years ago, when our state representative Jeff Wilson proposed a bill that would have required online retailers to collect and charge the same 6 percent in sales tax that their bricks and mortar brethren must do, we were cool towards the idea.
Thu May 02, 2013
Manchester and the Mountains lost a good friend earlier this week when Len Kotler - ubiquitous around town when it came time to help out for many charitable events that required some extra volunteer help - passed away following a long illness.
Drug take back takes back less
Saturday may have been the Drug Enforcement Agency 's Drug Take Back day, but in Manchester the event didn't draw as big of a crowd as previous years, according to Police Chief Michael Hall.
Amber Miller Exiting WEQX, Jeff Morad Upped To PD
Modern Rock WEQX /Manchester, VT-Albany PD/afternoon drive host Amber Miller announces she is stepping down after six years at the station.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
2013 Tour of the Dragons
The Tour of the Dragons in Bennington & Manchester, VT is the most challenging stage race in New England! 'Just 3 hours from NYC, Boston, and Montreal! Jay Holick is a regular contributor to the Malta, NY Blog and The Bike Blog for the Times Union.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
For the architecture geeks - a look inside the Chaffee
News, perspective, voting results and odds and ends from in and around Rutland's City Hall and the Rutland County Legislative delegation.
Habitat seeks family for Jennifer Lane
Habitat is looking for applicants who want to explore the possibility of owning an energy efficient, new home in Manchester, which they will help to build along with many other volunteers, starting this summer.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
NH construction firm to build Job Corps center
A New Hampshire construction firm has been awarded a Department of Labor contract to build a Job Corps Center in Manchester, several years after the project was stalled by contract language that would have required the facility to be built by union labor.
Solar project proposed for Manchester
At Tuesday's Selectboard meeting, the board authorized Town Manager John O'Keefe to sign the three-year option lease that allows EOS Ventures Vice President John Guerin to potentially construct approximately 12-acres of solar panels in Manchester.
BBA art teacher Betsy Byrne Hubner set to retire
Long-time Burr and Burton Art Department chairwoman and teacher Betsy Byrne Hubner has announced her plans to retire at the end of the 2013 academic year.