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  1. Elderly woman injured in crash dies, driver charged with DUI now facing manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> An elderly woman involved in a car crash last month has died, prompting the state to charge the driver of the other car, who allegedly was under the influence of alcohol, with manslaughter. On Wednesday, Storm Sweeney, 43, of Manchester, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to manslaughter, gross negligent vehicle operation with a fatality, driving under the influence of alcohol with a fatality, misdemeanor counts of driving with a license suspended for DUI, and violating release conditions.

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  2. Act 46: Jamaica School Board looks for feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    JAMAICA >> Feedback from residents is wanted as the School Board gets closer to making decisions around Act 46, the education law mandating district consolidation statewide. "In December, we had a public meeting.

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  3. Invasive species management plan availableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    ARLINGTON >> A new organization is offering invasive species management services this summer and fall for properties affected by Japanese knotweed and barberry. These species are fierce invaders who threaten Vermont's lands and streams by crowding out native plants and degrading habitat for native animals.

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  4. Long Trail bikes and walkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    DORSET >> For the fourth year, Long Trail faculty, students and parents were a part of the National Bike and Walk to School event on Wednesday, May 4. The two bike routes were from Manchester and Pawlet and the walking group left from the Dorset Green; all groups converged at the school on Kirby Hollow Road in Dorset. "I've participated in this event every year and what I enjoy most is getting the opportunity to bike with my friends," noted 11th grader Jason Wilborn.

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  5. Shires Housing nets $505,000 for Battenkill North projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> Recently awarded funding has brought a project to increase the energy efficiency of 22 units of affordable housing across three towns closer to reality. The $505,000 to Shires Housing means a redevelopment project to be called Battenkill North has met 90 percent of its funding goal, according to the organization's Executive Director Stephanie Lane.

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  6. Elderly woman injured in crash dies, driver charged with DUI now facing manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> An elderly woman involved in a car crash last month has died, prompting the state to charge the driver of the other car, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, with manslaughter. On Wednesday, Storm Sweeney, 43, of Manchester, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to manslaughter, gross negligent vehicle operation with a fatality, driving under the influence of alcohol with a fatality, and misdemeanor counts of driving with a license suspended for DUI, and violating release conditions.

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  7. "Cries of War, Hopes for Peace" spring show packed with notions of warRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> Naturally, the Bennington County Choral Society has performed pieces from the 20th century. This weekend, that trend will continue in its spring concert, "Cries of War, Hopes for Peace."

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  8. The Inn at Manchester to host 10th annual Chamber Music WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> For 10 years, amateur string and woodwind instrument players have gathered in Manchester to share their love for chamber music. On May 18, 40 musicians will come together for the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber Music Workshop at The Inn at Manchester and receive coaching from seven experienced musicians.

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  9. What comes next after the Chamber?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    The Manchester Car Show, one of the former Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce's main annual events, will be going on as scheduled on June 11-12 at the dorr Farm on Bonnet Street. Of the 41 separate chambers of commerce listed on the membership page of the statewide Vermont Chamber of Commerce website, all but a handful have names indicating a regional or "area" reach.

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  10. Select board debates marketing post-chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Sara Kapusta, the branch manager of Berkshire Bank's Main Street branch, poses next to a kiosk recently installed in the bank where brochures and other information will be available to tourists and visitors until a longer term solution is developed. The TPW Real Estate office across the street will also have a similar kiosk open on weekends.

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  11. MMF to perform "Gateway to summer" concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Summer is just around the corner. To help usher in the season, Manchester Music Festival will present a concert on Saturday, May 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Helmholtz Fine Art gallery, located at 442 Depot St. in Manchester.

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  12. Blind writer overcomes cancer to publish children's books, will speak at Northshire BookstoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    "Oliver Saves the Nature Center" was published by Andrew Kranichfeld in December 2015. He will present it at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester on May 21 at 2 p.m. MANCHESTER >> A turtle, a pug, and an environmental educator go through lengths to save a nature center and educate their community.

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  13. BBA alum throws out first pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Veteran Chris Conte, of Manchester, throws out the first pitch during a Burr and Burton baseball game on Friday in Manchester. MANCHESTER >> On Friday, Burr and Burton Academy helped honor the organization called Operation Hat Trick at both their baseball and softball games, by selling camouflage hats with the proceeds going to the OHT foundation.

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  14. North Bennington residents file class action suit against St. GobainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    NORTH BENNINGTON >> A group of residents has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company believed by the state to be responsible for contaminating private wells. Residents are claiming negligence against Saint-Gobain and seek more than $5 million in damages.

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  15. Regional chamber exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    A region-wide chamber of commerce may be in the offing as discussions between the Shires Regional Marketing Organization and the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce get underway. With the demise of the Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce, calls have been raised to fill the void created by its disapearance.

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  16. Big RED merger study committee begins meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> The Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union's Big RED K-8 Merger Study Committee officially organized on Thursday, electing Jon Wilson as chair. This represented the first meeting of the full committee, which is made up of 17 board members and community members representing nine towns: Danby, Dorset, Manchester, Langrove, Londonderry, Peru, Weston, Mt.

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  17. Green Up Day projects plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Help celebrate the 46th Annual Vermont Green Up Day on Saturday, May 7, by joining friends and neighbors at the Manchester Riverwalk. Those interested should meet at the Friends of the Sun parking lot at 159 Depot Street from 10 a.m. to noon to help clean up along the banks of the Battenkill and the surrounding area.

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  18. Bird walks set for HildeneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Two May bird surveys at Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, will be held Saturday, May 14 and May 28 gathering at 7 a.m at the Welcome Center. A ruby-throated hummingbird was seen in East Dorset on May 1. The biggest influx of migrants happens during the first two weeks in May. It's also when seeing and hearing birds will result in the highest daily tally for the Hildene walks.

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  19. Garden club offers plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Don't miss the Garden Club of Manchester Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., rain or shine, at Northshire Day School, at 5484 Main Street. Hardy perennials from members' gardens will be for sale at very reasonable prices, half price at noon.

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  20. 'Lady Lucy' author gives reading at Molly Stark SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Karen Gross reads her children's book called "Lady Lucy's Quest" to the students at Molly Stark School in Bennington on Wednesday morning. BENNINGTON >> Former Bennington College President Karen Gross visited the Molly Stark School on Monday to read her new book, "Lady Lucy's Quest," to students.

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