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  1. Transcending a rivalry: MAU's Lang leads BBA hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manchester Journal

    Trey Lang plays soccer and lacrosse for Mount Anthony, but during the winter, he makes the 40-minute to Manchester two mornings a week to play hockey for the Bulldogs. Trey Lang plays soccer and lacrosse for Mount Anthony, but during the winter, he makes the 40-minute to Manchester two mornings a week to play hockey for the Bulldogs.

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  2. Wife arrested in connection with Mount Tabor shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    State Police say they arrested a woman in Manchester on Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of her husband in December. Police said that on Dec. 11 David Shores Sr., 54, was found dead in his home on Brooklyn Road in Mount Tabor.

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  3. Strength in numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    A few weeks ago, Linda Benway, the president of The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization, addressed the Manchester Select Board about her group's mission to The New York Times Travel Show, and about what the group has been doing lately. Last year, the Select Board approved in excess of $2,000 for the town's share of the booth fee so that representatives from Manchester could travel to New York and make sure the travel business and its patrons don't forget about what our town has to offer.

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  4. Journal starts up free subscriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    The Manchester Journal is launching a voluntary, home-delivery subscription service beginning with the July 10 edition of the newspaper, an effort we believe will result in less paper waste while boosting our loyal subscribers. The service includes a free, two-year subscription to Journal readers living in its coverage area of Arlington, Dorset, East Dorset, Londonderry, South Londonderry, Manchester, and Manchester Center.

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  5. Letter: Supporting Jan Nolan for Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Manchester Journal

    To the Editor, We are encouraging our friends and neighbors to support Jan Nolan for the Manchester Select Board. This position requires a significant amount of personal time and dedication and we are extremely pleased that we have an intelligent, insightful and hardworking candidate who is eager to serve her community.

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  6. Our Opinion: In support of the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Manchester Journal

    When Manchester voters go to the ballot on March 7, they'll be asked if they support spending $221,900 to fund the Manchester Community Library. The Manchester Community Library provides numerous public services that go way beyond books - services that educate and enrich residents of all ages and backgrounds.

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  7. 'Boston Strong' author looks forward to ITVFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Manchester Journal

    "Boston Strong" co-author Dave Wedge has made enduring connections with the people in his stories, such as the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and the family and friends of Pete Frates, the founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Now, two of Wedge's longest-established connections - Vermont, where he's been skiing since he was a kid, and film producer and Boston College classmate Kris Meyer - have led him to Manchester, as a panelist, volunteer and ambassador for the Independent Television Festival .

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  8. Sterling shares Senegal mission with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER JOURNALDr. Thomas Sterling talks to Maureen Chaffee's third-grade class at Maple Street School about his recent visit to Senegal as part of a military medical readiness training exercise. GREG SUKIENNIK - MANCHESTER JOURNALDr. Thomas Sterling adjusts the head scarf of his daughter Anna's Senegalese outfit as her sister Sydne Jane looks on at Maple Street School.

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  9. Mountain Media launching'Manchester Life' publicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Manchester Journal

    A new publication from Mountain Media, the publishers of Stratton Magazine, will showcase the best of Manchester and the surrounding area. Manchester Life will take the place of two existing publications, the Area Guide to Manchester and the Mountains and Manchester and the Mountains Resource Guide.

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  10. Love abides: Senior couples offer prescription for long and happy marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Manchester Journal

    Roberta and Howard Smith have lived in a cottage at Brookdale at Fillmore Pond in Bennington. They started dating when Howard Smith was in college and have been together since - for 63 years in August.

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  11. Lattuga stepping down after 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Manchester Journal

    The town will have a new Select Board member come next month, as Carol Lattuga has decided not to run for re-election. But Lattuga's departure will not leave the town's governing body without female representation, as two women are running for the seat she has held for 16 years.

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  12. Select Board sets $5.3M budget, TM warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Manchester Journal

    Now it's up to the voters. On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Manchester Select Board unanimously approved a fiscal 2018 budget as well as the warning for the Town Meeting voters to consider when they gather on Saturday, March 4 and vote at the ballot box on Tuesday, March 7. The $5.3 million spending plan - not including voter appropriations such as the Manchester Community Library and contributions to 10 human service agencies - envisions a 2.3 percent increase in municipal property taxes, rising to $0.2446 per $100 of assessed value for Fiscal 2018 from $0.2391 in FY 2017, Town Manager John O'Keefe said.

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  13. Tales of a Weston monkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> If you are religious, the odds are that you believe you will stand face-to-face with God on the day you die. But do you ever wonder whether that momentous encounter can occur while you are in good health and in the prime of an active life in the world? During the years he was a Benedictine monk in Weston, Vermont in the 1960s, writer Tom Veitch formed life-long friendships with two contemplatives from the same monastic order as Thomas Merton.

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  14. Community BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Manchester Journal

    Peru Snowshoe for the Cure The Komen Vermont Snowshoe for the Cure on Sunday, Feb. 26 is only a few weeks away, and pre-event registration is underway for the 3K or 5K walk and the 3K run. Registration, opens at 7:30 a.m. the day of the event at Sun Bowl Nordic Trails at Stratton Mountain The 3K race starts at 9 a.m., with the 3K and 5K walks starting at 9:10 a.m. There's also a free Kids Snowshoe Dash to be held at 8:45 a.m. Don't own snowshoes? No problem; Tubbs Snowshoes, Inc., the event's official snowshoe partner, will have a limited supply of free demos.

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  15. New library program offers chance to learn language of artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Manchester Journal

    In the 19th century, a "salon" was not a place to get your hair curled; rather, it was a cultural institution where music, literature and art were discussed and enjoyed with friends in a relaxed atmosphere. The Manchester Community Library hopes to bring that experience back with the "ARTSalon" series at 3 p.m. on Sundays, starting on Jan. 29. The library is hoping patrons will make themselves at home in front of the library's fireplace and enjoy learning about art and music.

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  16. New baptist church meeting Sundays at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Manchester Journal

    A new baptist church has been established in Manchester. Rev. Fred Roberts, formerly the associate pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Bennington, is now pastor of the newly-established New Testament Baptist Church.

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  17. Commissioners OK bond for Main Street water mainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Manchester Journal

    The Board of Water Commissioners on Friday, Jan. 20, voted to ask town voters to bond $3 million to replace cast iron water mains in Manchester Village and abandon sections of pipe on two other stretches of Main Street. The measure heads to the Select Board for inclusion on the Town Meeting warning.

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  18. Rally embraces tolerance as Trump takes officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON BANNER Love Trumps Hate protesters gather at the main roundabout in downtown Manchester Center on Friday during a Stand Up To Hate pro-diversity demonstration held the same day as the inauguration of President Donald Trump. HOLLY PELCZYNSKI - BENNINGTON BANNER Linda Marsha of Shaftsbury, left, and Cathy Kindle, of Sunderland, center, hold signs during a Stand Up To Hate pro-diversity demonstration held during the inauguration of President Trump on Friday afternoon.

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  19. Marketing group forms nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    After two public forums and roughly six months of discussion, a business group in town has moved forward to become a public entity. Manchester Business Association, Inc. - formerly referred to as Destination Manchester - is in the process of becoming a nonprofit organization.

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  20. Ski for Heat: Music, winter fun help keep neighbors warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    One out of five Vermonters is fuel poor, according to a study published last year by Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment. Ski for Heat founder Martha Robertson of Peru and local blues singer Bob Stannard want you to know there's something you can do about that, and that every contribution to helping your neighbors stay warm, no matter how small, has value.

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