Lifestyles

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The American goldfinch is a year-round resident in New Hampshire. We watch the males turn yellow in the waning days of our feeder season and then in the fall we watch them turn green again. Right now, the goldfinches are in the middle of their breeding season. Most other birds have finished …

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WESTON, Vt. – Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces the cast for an evening with one of country music’s most celebrated stars. Always...Patsy Cline, Aug. 1 – Aug. 24, Walker Farm, Tuesday – Saturday 7:30p.m. Wednesday and Saturday 2 p.m. Sun 3 p.m.

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It’s 1939. Producer David O. Selznick, unhappy with his efforts to bring Margaret Mitchell’s blockbuster novel, “Gone with the Wind” to the silver screen, has halted production after three weeks of filming. He’s unhappy with the script that multiple writers have struggled to tame, and he’s j…

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Finally, the work is done and everything is polished and clean. The Owens room is so light and beautiful. What a difference the LED lighting makes besides the difference on the electric bill. The kitchen boasts beautiful new flooring and LED lights. It looks so good, we are putting the lunch…

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Can you believe August is here already? We have made it through one more fiscal year, which ended June 30. The staff at SCNS worked very hard again this year to prepare, serve and deliver nearly 120,000 meals throughout Sullivan County.

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The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center hosted its 90 Years Young Celebration! Our honored guests enjoyed a roast pork supper, homemade birthday cake and chatting with dear friends. From Left to Right back row: Turk Aumand, Alice Tinker, Ginny Ferguson, and Rita Hinds. From Left to Right front …

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Celebrate summer by enrolling in 3SquaresVT and using your account to double your purchasing power at local Farmers’ Markets. Check www.seniorsolutionsvt.org for a list of participating Markets.

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Birds are molting their feathers this time of year. Most have finished breeding, but there is still plenty of food around. Since April or May, depending on the species, adult birds have devoted all their energy to defending a territory, building a nest, laying eggs, and feeding their young. …

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CORNISH— Sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens won fame and fortune, and his picturesque home and gardens in Cornish were a magnet for artists during his lifetime. Since his death the grounds at Saint-Gaudens Historical Site have been a public resource, allowing visitors a glimpse into the artists…

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PUTNEY, Vt. — Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music's "Rising Star" concert series continues with Sam Reider and The Human Hands, a “staggeringly virtuosic band” (RnR Magazine) of Brooklyn-based bluegrass and jazz musicians, plus Brattleboro-based world fusion duo Aura Shards, at Next S…

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Any user of Netflix will have noticed that many of the films available are second- or even third-rate members of the oeuvres of the noted actors or directors associated with them. This came home to us sharply when we sat down to watch Steve Martin’s “Pink Panther.” As avowed Steve Martin fan…

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By David Kittredge

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If a new child has entered your life, you are no doubt full of joy today and hopes for the future. And you can help make that future a brighter one for your child and your family by taking some important steps in these areas:

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Readers of the much anthologized “A White Heron,” by Sarah Orne Jewett, may wonder what kind of heron that might have been, other than a metaphorical one, of course. The story, which most Americans of a certain age read in middle school English class, takes place in Maine, where a young city…

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