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Grant to help at-risk youth with work skills

BENNINGTON — For over 30 years, the Sunrise Family Resource Center has been working to transform the lives of local "at risk" youth by providing educational and vocational programs, community support, and real world experience.This year, …
Opinion
Don't forget the outsiders

Last week, Bennington Select Board members chose which residents will review and recommend changes to the town charter. Think of the charter as being the town's Constitution. It lays out, among other important things, the fundamental structure of …

Save the Census

What if we're not alone? How aggressively should we search for extraterrestrial life?

Why Russia is a hostile power

Lifestyles
Keep your kids cool with these sweet treats

We're (finally!) entering the dog days of summer. Those hot, steamy New England summer days when the cicadas can be heard singing, the dog is comatose in the shade in the backyard and even the pool or lawn sprinkler isn't enough to cool your kids …

Thom Smith | Naturewatch: Lone mother goose spotted raising brood of ducklings

Protecting young bodies, brains from toxic stress

Go on a roadside eatery road trip

Entertainment
Dorset's "Baskerville" is howl-inducing

DORSET — There's a reason why "The Hound of the Baskervilles," that revered Sherlock Holmes offering, has been redone as a comedy on stage a number of times. That's because the classic storyline by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lends itself to …

Living Room Theatre's "Adam and Evie" speaks to love

North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show begins

"Sunset Bliss" wins lifestyle photo contest

Oldcastle comes up roses in "Magnolias"

National News
Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, publicly skewered by his boss for stepping clear of the Russia-Trump investigations, declared Thursday he still loves his job and plans to stay on. Yet Donald Trump's airing of his long-simmering …

tourismNo Trump slump but there could be a Trump bump

Trump pulls out props for latest 'theme week'

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

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New streetlights too bright

SHAFTSBURY — Newly installed streetlights on the corner of Church Street and Route 7A had to be replaced following a mix-up that caused them to be much brighter than intended.Town Administrator David Kiernan said Monday that the project's …

Mike Lupica to discuss latest book

MANCHESTER — New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica will be visiting the Northshire Bookstore at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 to promote his new book, "Point Guard," the third in his Home Team young adult series. In the novel, main …

NECCA has new board, founders rehired

BRATTLEBORO — After nearly two weeks of upheaval that saw protests, mass resignations and students demanding refunds, the New England Center for Circus Arts is hoping to wipe the slate clean with an entirely new board of directors, a new …

Friends plan party in Dee Tigue's honor

@manchesterjournal.comMANCHESTER — It's been three years since the car accident that nearly took Dee Tigue's life, and a long, arduous path back to health for the singer and beloved vocal teacher. She's teaching again, with about 10 students …

Race for the Cure celebrates

@manchesterjournal.comMANCHESTER — It's an event 25 years in the making.The 25th anniversary Race for the Cure to benefit Susan G. Komen New England's efforts to fight breast cancer kicks off at 7 a.m. on Saturday at Riley Rink at Hunter Park. …
Local sports

Fourth inning dooms Post 13 in defeat

BENNINGTON — It was only one bad inning for Post 13 starter Wyatt Whitman on Tuesday, but it was enough to foil Bennington's chance for a victory in its final home game of the season.Whitman allowed seven runs in the fourth inning as Post 13 …

Cambridge recognizes recent track champs

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — On Thursday, July 13, the Cambridge Tribesmen Booster Club recognized a number of Track and Field athletes for winning League and Section 2 championships in a variety of events. The Booster Club presented each athlete with …

Cambridge's Burr chosen for Hall of Fame

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The eighth class of the Capital Region Football Hall of Fame will have some local flavor.Cambridge assistant coach and former Indians' player Adam Burr will be inducted along with 12 other players, along with a handful of …

Hoosick's Gress reaches quarterfinals at Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Hoosick Falls' Zoe Gress reached the quarterfinal of the Cadet Women's freestyle event at the FargoDome on Monday, but went 2-2 overall, falling in the consolation round.Wrestling at 122 pounds, Gress won her first match in …
World News

Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM — Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces near a contested Jerusalem shrine after Muslim worshippers massed outside for evening prayers on Thursday as tensions over the holy site escalated further.Israel police spokeswoman …

Venezuela strike erupts into sporadic violence

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A nationwide strike against plans to rewrite the constitution shut down much of Venezuelan's capital Thursday before erupting into sporadic violence when protesters clashed with riot police and burned a post office …

Venezuela opposition calls for escalation of street protests

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leaders called Monday for escalated street protests after more than 7 million people rejected a government plan to rewrite the constitution and consolidate power over the country, which has been …

Macron: My charm offensive may soften Trump's climate stance

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president's mind about climate change.Macron defended his outreach to Trump, whose …

White-knuckle handshake giving way to Trump, Macron bromance

PARIS — A muscular handshake that turned their knuckles white seems to be giving way to a budding friendship between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.The unexpected bromance between the leaders of America and France was on full display for the …

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