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  1. Career Week expanded throughout AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... Week, a local business has hosted an Open House for the community. This year, that business will be JK Adams of Dorset, which has been in business for 73 years, creating hand-crafted kitchen and home products. Colvin said that a second open house is ...

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  2. Pownal man held after alleged assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Manchester Journal

    Terry R. Burdick, 59, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division to a felony count of aggravated domestic assault in the first degree, two felony counts of aggravated domestic assault in the second degree with a prior conviction and a misdemeanor count of stalking. Trooper Cody Sholtes wrote in an affidavit that he was dispatched to a residence on Route 7 in East Dorset at about 9:40 p.m. on Sunday for a welfare check after a man reported that he had been messaging a woman who said she was being held against her will.

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  3. Community BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Manchester Journal

    East Dorset Meeting schedule at Wilson House The following is a weekly schedule of meetings at the Wilson House in East Dorset. Sunday: 8 a.m.: "As Bill Sees It" 8 a.m.: Al-Anon meeting 7 p.m.: 11th step meditation meeting Monday: 6:30 p.m.: Beginners meeting 6:30 p.m.: Al-Anon meeting Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.: Women's AA meeting 6:30 p.m.: Men's AA meeting 8 p.m.: Al-Anon meeting Friday: 7:30 p.m.: AA step meeting Saturday: 2 p.m.: AA topic/discussion meeting 7:30 p.m.: AA speaker/discussion meeting Arlington Arlington Lions taking part in food drive The Arlington Lions Club is proud to be participating in the Bennington County Hunger Council's Peanut Butter and Jam Slam 2017 to benefit area food shelves.

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  4. Stella delivers hefty snow totals to the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | The Bennington Banner

    As residents dug out their homes and cars the morning after Tuesday's Nor'easter, snowfall totals began to trickle in from around the region. While the numbers were not official, the National Weather Service in Albany reported snowfall totals of 34 inches in Woodford, 26.5 inches in Manchester, 23.5 inches in Landgrove, 18.2 inches in Manchester Center, 17 inches in South Dorset, and 15 inches in West Arlington.

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  5. Guinness Cake: Pour yourself a stout - for bakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | The Bennington Banner

    With annual St. Patrick's Day celebrations cropping up across the globe this Friday, revelers in both homes and businesses are preparing Irish-themed meals and stocking up on a staple of the day: Irish beer, particularly the signature Celtic brew, Guinness Stout. According to local bakers like Natasha Garder Littrell, the manager of Dorset Rising, an eclectic Northshire caf and bakery in Dorset, Vt., they're setting few bottles to the side in their kitchens.

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  6. Citizen listers giving way to professional appraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... assessor. The community wasn't alone in doing so this town meeting season: Concord approved the change 114-96, while Dorset, facing retirement of two of its three listers, did the same 273-59. Listers aren't the only endangered species of local ...

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  7. 'Force' your spring bulbs now to enjoy next yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... to the following steps, expect very good results, says Darren Godette, head grower at Mettowee Mill Garden Center in Dorset, Vt. "They all should flower in the first season," he said. Cooling period Forcing the issue with bulbs began late last fall, ...

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  8. It's yes, by a landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Manchester Journal

    ... effect. He also noted that Sunderland expects that it will have a Spanish teacher in the merged district, because Dorset has one. But a later speaker, Burr and Burton teacher Nancy Strain, pointed out that there's no reason Sunderland shouldn't have ...

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  9. Dorset votes yes for merger, OKs budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Manchester Journal

    Debate over the proposed Taconic & Green school district merger, as prompted by State Act 46, took up much of Dorset's town meeting on Monday, before voters approved the merger by a 224 to 109 vote on Tuesday. Town voters also on Tuesday approved the proposed municipal and school budgets, and replacing the town board of listers with a full-time assessor.

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  10. Supporting a merged school district is the safest course for votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | The Bennington Banner

    One of the safest bets for Northshire residents voting in annual town elections Tuesday would be to support the proposed Taconic and Green Regional School District and elect its first regional school board. A well-crafted proposal recommending a merger of nine towns and seven school districts with five schools in the Manchester-Dorset area will be on the ballot in each town.

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  11. Ballot questions taking center stage for townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | The Bennington Banner

    A handful of Bennington County towns have closely watched contests for local office, but the primary focus this town meeting season has been on some big-ticket ballot articles that will go before voters on March 7. Leading the way in terms of attention-getting has been the proposed merger of seven school districts, involving nine towns, in the Manchester-Dorset area. The process that led up to this proposal involved multiple well-attended meetings of a 17-member study group with representatives from the nine towns over the course of a year.

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  12. Letter: BBA chair, headmaster support mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Manchester Journal

    To the Editor:The voters of Manchester are faced with a critical decision next week, namely, whether to form the Taconic & Green Consolidated School District with Dorset, the Mountain Towns RED, Sunderland, Danby, and Mt. Tabor.

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  13. Empty Bowls and painted trays: Mela Artisans and Long Trail partner in art projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Manchester Journal

    ... tray from Mela Artisans is now illustrated by the state of Vermont created with paint, map pieces and modge podge. DORSET - Instead of owning a damaged, plain, decorative tray, you can now own one with a replica of a well-known painting on it, ...

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  14. Retirement: 3 more top officials to leave in 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | The Daily Advance

    ... he's been working for nearly 50 years, coming to Elizabeth City about 10 years ago after serving as town manager in Dorset, Vermont. As Elizabeth City's public works director, Fredette said he's enjoyed the work of improving lives through better ...

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  15. Empty Bowls and painted traysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Manchester Journal

    ... is now illustrated by the state of Vermont created with paint, map pieces and modge podge. @benningtonbanner.com DORSET - Instead of owning a damaged, plain, decorative tray, you can now own one with a replica of a well-known painting on it, ...

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  16. Community BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Manchester Journal

    East Dorset Wilson House AA meetings The following is a weekly schedule of meetings at the Wilson House in East Dorset. Sunday: 8 a.m.: "As Bill Sees It" 8 a.m.: Al-Anon meeting 7 p.m.: 11th step meditation meeting Monday: 6:30 p.m.: Beginners meeting 6:30 p.m.: Al-Anon meeting Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.: Women's AA meeting 6:30 p.m.: Men's AA meeting 8 p.m.: Al-Anon meeting Friday: 7:30 p.m.: AA step meeting Saturday: 2 p.m.: AA topic/discussion meeting 7:30 p.m.: AA speaker/discussion meeting Sunderland GNAT wants your input Greater Northshire Access Television, the region's community media and training center, is conducting a comprehensive community needs assessment.

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  17. St. Lawrence University hosting street art exhibits in CantonRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | North Country Now

    St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present two street art exhibitions from March 3 to April 18. The large gallery will feature an exhibition, titled "Re-Writing the Streets: The International Language of Stickers" co-curated by Gallery Director Cathy Tedford and Oliver Baudach, while the hallway gallery will feature "Post-9/11 to Occupy Wall Street to Present Day: A Street Art Installation" by Margaret Chandler '17. Chandler, a St. Lawrence senior from Dorset, Vermont, who is majoring in global studies, will lead a gallery discussion in conjunction with the street art exhibition "Post-9/11 to Occupy Wall Street to Present Day" on Tuesday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the Brush Art Gallery.

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  18. What can the Bennington Chamber do for Northshire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Bennington Banner

    ... of the Village Peddler and Chocolatorium in East Arlington, Daniela Stewart of Pillar to Post Home Inspections in Dorset and Jean Kurpiel of the Honora Winery in Jacksonville. Kurpiel said she's interested in the guide because she's in a more remote ...

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  19. Art in brief: Openings at Canfield, Dorset librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Manchester Journal

    ... For more information call (802) 375-6153 or visit [email protected] Nassivera, Birbeck featured at Dorset Library DORSET - The public is invited to meet Mia Nassivera and Robert Birbeck, The Dorset Library's featured artists for March, ...

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  20. Yoga workshop offered for addiction recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    ... a local tie. They were developed in part by Bill Wilson, one of the founders of AA, who was a former resident of East Dorset. His former home is now a lodging establishment which often serves as the site for persons in recovery can attend sessions ...

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