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  1. Kelley Stand Road restoration recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Manchester Journal

    SUNDERLAND >> The American Public Works Association has named Sunderland's Kelley Stand Road restoration project as one of the top public works projects of the year. The road suffered extreme damage from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

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  2. Bennington man accused of trying to enter homes while fleeing police, whom he then assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> A Depot Street man is accused of trying to enter people's homes while fleeing police, whom he also fought while on parole. Deven D. Moffitt, 24, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to felony counts of attempted unlawful trespassing, unlawful trespassing, escaping furlough, and misdemeanor counts of assaulting a law enforcement officer through menace, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.

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  3. Bennington Free Dental Day draws about 50 at the startRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Manchester Journal

    Residents of Massachusetts and Vermont gather on Saturday morning for Bennignton Free Dental Day, held at the Oral & Dental Implant Surgery office. BENNINGTON >> According to Dr. Richard Dundas, people began to arrive at Oral Surgery Associates at 2 Harwood Drive in the middle of the night on Saturday in order to receive first-come, first-serve free dental care. 2 comments

  4. Man convicted of fake book deals gets 2 more yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> A Vermont man who served six months in prison for taking more than $200,000 from aspiring authors to publish their books, but didn't, has been sentenced to two more years for defrauding a Manchester woman of $28,000. Peter Campbell-Copp, 65, pleaded no contest April 10 in Bennington criminal court to a felony count of using false pretenses to obtain more than $900.

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  5. Man convicted of fake book deals gets 2 more yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    Peter Campbell-Copp, 65, pleaded no contest April 10 in Bennington criminal court to a felony count of using false pretenses to obtain more than $900. He was accused of taking money fraudulently from numerous authors, many of whom were elderly and disabled, and promising to publish their books but didn't, the Rutland Herald reports .

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  6. Patriots volley past RutlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    Hoosick Falls' Caytlyn Springer carries the ball during a game earlier this season. The Panthers lost 12-7 to Emma Willard on Wednesday.

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  7. Cold Spring Historical Site Project on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    SHAFTSBURY >> The Cold Springs Historic Site project has been put on hold, after the select board did not authorize chairman Tim Scoggins to use grant funds to begin designing a site plan. The town has already received a $15,000 grant from the Vermont Arts Council, which was earmarked for art design and fabrication at the site of the historic water source, which provides water to the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington.

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  8. Roundup: BBA girls lax routs HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    BBA's Hayley Sabol looks to find an open teammate during last year's semi-final game against MAU. Sabol scored four goals in the Bulldogs 20-1 win over Hartford on Tuesday.

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  9. Bennington Trading Post, police department offering free firearms safety classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> A free class on how to safely use, carry, clean, and store firearms is being offered this coming Sunday by way of a local gunshop and the police department. Michael Bucci, manager at the Bennington Trading Post, located at 201B Northside Drive, said the class will be held at the Bennington Police Department at 118 South Street from noon to 2 p.m. then again from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The first class is for women only, while the second is open to anyone 18 and over.

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  10. Lawmakers talk education bill's transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    From left, Wilmington resident Meg Streeter addresses Rep. Ann Manwaring and Sen. Brian Campion at a meeting in Wilmington Saturday. Local officials and residents from the Deerfield Valley focused their talk on the education bill, H.361, currently making its way through the Senate.

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  11. Vermont Community Garden Network to host workshop in ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> The Vermont Community Garden Network is returning to southern Vermont this week, hosting one of the 2015 "Grow It!" workshops in Manchester. The workshop series, led by Libby Weiland and Charlie Nardozzi, visited the Village School of North Bennington and the Hiland Hill Community Garden in North Bennington last year.

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  12. Bennington man accused of spray painting crosswalk during trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> A local man has been cited with two misdemeanors for spray painting a fading crosswalk in North Street while traffic was flowing. On April 16, Bennington Police responded to North Street near Tastee Freez for a report of a man in the road with a can of spray paint, painting the crosswalk neon green.

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  13. Second Chance to hold Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Second Chance Animal Center will be holding their 56th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 22, at the Manchester Community Library beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will include a short business meeting, the presentation of awards and then the program. Orvis staff will talk about the Orvis Cover Dog Photo Contest and the $1 million that Orvis and their customers have raised to fund canine cancer research through the Morris Animal Foundation.

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  14. Arts EXPOsion celebrates local creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    Community residents and businesses of Bennington and the local area gather together on Wednesday afternoon for the 2015 EXPOsion Bennington held at the Mount Anthony Country Club. The Exposion was an expo showcasing arts and cultural businesses of Bennington County and the surrounding areas.

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  15. Bennington fish hatchery replenishes riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> With its 100th birthday coming up next year and its current status as the largest producer of stocked fish for the inland waters of Vermont, the Bennington Fish Hatchery provides not only a peek at the process through which water is stocked with fish, but also interaction with the fish themselves. The only places in Vermont the Bennington station doesn't stock are Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River, but wherever the fish do end up, it's for sport and sustainability.

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  16. Prepare For It: One in Three Adults Over 65 Fall Each YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    One in three adults over 65 fall each year. Older adults who have fallen previously are as much as three times more likely to fall again in the following year.

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  17. Bob Matteson, civic, business leader, and senior athlete dies at 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> Robert J.M. "Bob" Matteson died on Wednesday at his home in Bennington at age 98, according to a funeral notice in today's Banner. Matteson, a Bennington native, served on many state and local boards, including as town moderator, town manager for Bennington from 1977 to 1981 and planning director for Vermont from 1981 to 1984.

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  18. Tale of Two VermontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    Vermont is a pretty small state, compared to most of the others. We edge out Rhode Island in terms of square miles, and are roughly similar to New Hampshire, but that's about it.

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  19. Fall PreparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    One in three adults over 65 fall each year. Older adults who have fallen previously are as much as three times more likely to fall again in the following year.

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  20. Manchester Createplace brings hands-on art downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    Stacy Gates, at left, works with a young artist at Createplace, a new gallery and studio space developed by the Southern Vermont Arts Center to bring the arts into Manchester. MANCHESTER >> Sometimes you have to go to the mountain for the art.

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