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IRASBURG — Filmmaker Jay Craven has been touring Vermont this summer with a series of film screenings and personal reflections to pay tribute to his 30-year collaboration with Northeast Kingdom writer Howard Frank Mosher. In addition to a previously scheduled stop at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line on Monday, August 21, at…
08.18 / 20:02
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Rep. Peter Welch says the time has come to take down all statues of Confederate military leaders throughout the…
08.18 / 20:02
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In light of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, a self-described "free speech rally" in Boston this weekend is drawing national…
08.18 / 20:02
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From All Breed Rescue: Don’t let her name fool you, Baby Girl is a big, beautiful dog with the personality to match! She’s smart, a little sassy, and full of energy. She’s very friendly when meeting new people and loves … Read more υ…
08.18 / 19:33
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The Gallery at Equinox Village will present an exhibit of ceramics by Jordan Becker through September 18. The exhibit will open on Friday, August 18, with a free reception at 5:30 p.m. featuring light refreshments and music. Becker studied ceramics and architecture at Bennington College. After graduating, he moved to NYC for a three-year residency teaching and studying ceramics at…
08.18 / 19:00
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Bannon's alignment with the so-called alt-right movement that includes many white supremacists has made him a lightning rod for…
From Northern Greyhound Adoptions: Matt Dillon is neutered, had a dental treatment, is micro-chipped, vaccination is up to date, and has been wormed and had a treatment against fleas and ticks. Matt Dillon was born on Sept. 29, 2015. Contact … Read more…
08.18 / 18:28
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Why do bees pollinate? How do bees make honey? Why do bees have stingers? Why do bees die when they sting you? What's the difference between a bee and a wasp? Does honey have healing properties? Vermont farmer and beekeeper John Hayden of The Farm Between answers all of your bee questions! And we learn about one curious kid's app, which he hopes will help save…
08.18 / 16:54
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The health of Lake Champlain and all the waterways in Vermont is a year-round concern. Gov. Phil Scott and other state officials want to drive that point home by officially kicking off Vermont Clean Water…
08.18 / 16:54
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Al Hirschfeld’s art defined the world of the performing arts for nine decades, primarily through his drawings of productions on Broadway and in Hollywood. He captured the first half-century of television, and recorded more musicians than any record, CD or mp3. The Al Hirschfeld Foundation, in partnership with Art Manchester and The Mill in East Arlington, presents a pop-up gallery […
08.18 / 16:54
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"It's the most optimistic forecast I've had in a couple of years," said Jim Salge, who tracks the region's foliage for Yankee…
"Wow, 25 degrees below zero, record cold and snow spell. Global warming anyone?" ~Donald Trump 2015 In their Clean Energy Momentum: Ranking State Progress the Union of Concerned Scientists rank Vermont number two in the country. One in sixteen Vermont workers are employed in the clean energy sector. Clean energy is vital to the future of forestalling the negative impacts of climate change. Nevertheless, if I were to depend solely on my own observations, I would say that I see no evidence…
08.18 / 16:42
ibrattleboro.com
The Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance (SeVWA) continued its monitoring program for the summer of 2017 on Wednesday, August 16th. Volunteers this year are collecting samples from 34 sites on nine rivers and streams every other week through the end of August. This year, we have sites on the West River, Flood Brook, North Branch Ball Mountain Brook, Rock River, Williams River (including the Middle Branch), Saxtons River, East Putney Brook, Sacketts Brook, and Whetstone Brook. The days…
08.18 / 16:42
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GEORGIA — Georgia firefighters had finished an evening of training when they were called to a fire on Sandy Birch Road at 10 p.m. Thursday. A garage used for a business owned by Frank Wells was fully engulfed in flames … Read more &…
08.18 / 16:29
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Frequent customers of any Dunkin Donuts location know that the stereotype isn’t totally overblown; it’s not uncommon to see a police cruiser in the drive-through or a cop inside. An officer on the roof, however, is a new one…
08.18 / 15:57
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It was too little too late for the NY Mets as they tried to stave off a four game sweep in their crosstown series with the NY Yankees at Citi Field last…
08.18 / 15:57
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Manchester Music Festival presents the organization’s final performance of the summer season, ‘A Night at The Opera,’ at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, welcoming world-class singers to the stage at Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Arkell Pavilion. Christopher Besch (bass baritone), Raquel Gonzalez (soprano), Anya Matanovic (soprano) and Gerard Schneider (tenor), who have all led operatic performances across the globe, [……
08.18 / 14:52
vermontnews-guide.com
Building on incredible podcasts like the Moth Radio Hour, and RISK!, Story Night at Bennington Center for the Arts is a show that delivers a night of raw truth from local people without the help of notes and props – only a microphone and a little courage. There have been stories leaving the audience stunned in quiet anticipation, laughing uncontrollably […
08.18 / 13:50
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I-91 All traffic (northbound and southbound) has been shifted onto the new bridge structure, with two available lanes of traffic in both directions. Earthwork construction requiring lane closures for southbound traffic will continue. Please follow advanced warning signs. Route 30 The speed limit on Route 30 near the work zone has been reduced to 40 mph. Project-related truck activity on Route 30 will continue. Route 30 may be reduced to a single lane intermittently, with flaggers…
08.18 / 13:37
ibrattleboro.com
An outdoor music fest, a chance to hear live Argentinian music performed by a diverse set of musicians and a step back in time and into some colonial…
08.18 / 12:54
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