Manchester Newswire (Page 9)

Manchester Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Manchester, VT. (Page 9)

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  1. Select Board sets tax rates for fiscal 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    The final tax rates for fiscal 2018 are set, and they are a smidge higher than the anticipated figures approved by town meeting. The Select Board voted unanimously to accept the rates on Tuesday night after hearing from town finance director Ruth Woodard.

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  2. Sukiennik named Vermont Managing Editor at New England NewspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Staff ReportsGreg Sukiennik is now the managing editor of New England Newspaper Inc.'s Vermont newspapers, the Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal.Sukiennik, 47, has been editor of the Manchester Journal since October. He began work in the new position on July 3."I am humbled, honored and excited by the opportunity to lead all three of our Vermont newspapers," Sukiennik said.

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  3. Dellwood stories come aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Photos by CHERISE MADIGAN - BENNINGTON BANNERJen Marcoux and Mike Chapman of the Oldcastle Theatre Company await their performances at Dellwood Cemetery. MANCHESTER - The stories of those buried at Manchester's Dellwood Cemetery came alive on Thursday night thanks to the Manchester Historical Society and the Dorset Players.

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  4. ART Manchester kicks offRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    The empty storefronts in Downtown Manchester have begun to come alive with pop-up art installations, as part of this summer's ART Manchester Initiative organized by the Southern Vermont Arts Center , Manchester Life Magazine, and Cota & Cota, Inc. These installations, featuring many local artists affiliated with SVAC, have begun to appear in storefronts donated by local building owners. On Friday night, the first open house was held for the summer series at what was formerly Overland Sheepskin Company.

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    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Email calendar listings to news@manchesterjournal.com. We only accept events that are free to attend or benefit nonprofits or charitable causes.

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  6. Safe at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    A trained, qualified, properly equipped ambulance service is not a luxury. It's a necessity of modern life, particularly in rural hilltowns where emergency rooms are at least half an hour's drive away.

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  7. Board to tackle rescue squad agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    The Manchester Rescue Squad and the town could have an agreement for a new lease reflecting the nonprofit ambulance service's new government structure when the Manchester Select Board next meets. The board discussed part of the lease at a meeting on June 27, going into executive session to take up part of the agreement.

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  8. Blues legend Biscuit to play at libraryRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Manchester will be buzzing with the blues on July 12, when award winning bassist Biscuit Miller will perform a benefit concert for the Manchester Community Library alongside local musician Bob Stannard. Though the concert will bring a big ticket name to our small town, the event's inception was more serendipitous than one would expect.

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  9. Taconic MusicViolinist Carmit Zori set for performance, master classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Members of the Taconic Music faculty will be joined by visiting violinist Carmit Zori in the third festival concert of Taconic Music's inaugural season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 9 at Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts. The program features two masterpieces of chamber music - the Brahms Trip for Piano and strings in C Major, op.

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  10. Manchester youth baseball wins Cal Ripken titlesRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    The Manchester Youth Baseball under-10 and under-12 teams both won their respective championships at the Cal Ripken state tournament last weekend. The U-12 team, coached by Tom Deck, John Teaford and Jamie Briggs, went 3-0 in the tournament, winning its opening game 12-4 over North Country, then edging Bellows Falls, 7-4, after a fourth-inning rally.

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  11. Letter: Let's help build BBA a home trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    To the Editor: Remember the Jamaican bobsled team that competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary? Yes, a country from the tropics competing in a winter sport. They were the epitome of being an underdog.

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  12. BBA grad, EDM artist Fulton releases debut albumRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Former Stratton resident and Burr and Burton Academy graduate Pierce Fulton has already made a name for himself in the progressive house and electric dance music genres. Last Friday, Fulton, now 25, took another step in his growing career, releasing his debut album "Better Things" through the Tunecore online digital music service.

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  13. Israel Congregation welcomes new spiritual leader.Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Cantor Scott Buckner hopes to enhance Manchester's Israel Congregation through his years of experience and musical talent when he assumes his new role as spiritual leader of the Jewish community on June 30. Buckner has served for 23 years as the cantor of Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minnetonka, Minnesota, a 1,300 family congregation where he was responsible for music, religious and spiritual life, Jewish education, and congregational leadership. He has served as President of the Hillel Board of Directors at the University of Minnesota, on the ethics committee of the Cantors Assembly and was a reviewer for "Siddur Lev Shalem", the new prayer book published by The Rabbinical Assembly.

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  14. Nothing to fear except fear itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    So let's talk about fear. Yes, I have written a few columns about fear and how fear is used by authoritarians to control the people.

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  15. Mother Myrick's Summer Reading program promotes community literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Summer is a little sweeter for the children that participate in Mother Myrick's Summer Reading program, initiated in 1989 to improve literacy and quality of life in the Manchester community. "As a business, we're really committed to literacy and having a workforce that can thrive, contribute, and be part of the community," said Jacki Baker, the owner of Mother Myrick's Confectionery.

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  16. Violinist Milenkovich brings talent, drive to Manchester, July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    My first contact with Stefan Milenkovich was while he was walking around the small, ranch town, Round Top, Texas trying not to lose cellphone service. We weren't successful that day, but a week later we were able to connect when he arrived back home in Chicago to talk about his career in chamber music.

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  17. Taconic hosting 'NextGen' concerts with students, facultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    Taconic Music is hosting its first NextGen concerts, featuring students from the Chamber Music Intensive program, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 at the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. The Saturday program will feature string quartets by Ravel, Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and the first quintet for piano and strings by Dohnanyi.

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  18. The great outdoors, where ice cream was meant to be enjoyedRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    This article is going to scream of summer. Why? Because you scream, I scream we all scream for ice cream! Ah, that classic jingle cracks me up every time.

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  19. On the front line: Detective Abigail Zimmer of the MPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    For police detective Abigail Zimmer, it's been a long and winding road to success. Still, the journey has made the destination all the sweeter for the first and only full-time female officer at the Manchester Police Department.

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  20. New book released on Circa 50's famous catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    For locals and visitors alike, the ten cats that found a home at Manchester's local furniture store Circa50 have become something of a town icon. While visiting Manchester a year ago, Pennsylvania author Phillip Tietbohl recognized the fame these felines have accrued, and decided to collaborate with Circa50's owner Steve Dunning for his new book "A Collection of Cats."

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