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Aug. 21 to 27 in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

Thursday, Aug. 21 ART Berkshire Botanical Garden Watercolor painting workshop, 10 a. Full Story
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Cultural exchange: Pakistani journalists visit U.S., spend time in the Berkshires

PITTSFIELD -- Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Full Story
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    Garlic, garlic everywhere: Welcome to Garlic Fest

    08/30/2014 09:50 AM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Garlic ice cream? Garlic cupcakes? Garlic peanuts? 
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    Eclectic Shelburne Falls
    08/28/2014 02:26 PM EDT - SHELBURNE FALLS -- The town of Shelburne Falls, located just off the Mohawk Trail (Route2), is home to an active artists' colony, the Bridge of Flowers, Glacial Potholes, Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum and many small shops, galleries and eateries that beg to be explored. Full Story

    Fresh farm fun
    08/28/2014 11:46 AM EDT - MANCHESTER -- In the Gilded Age, while wealthy New Yorkers were building their country cottages in Lenox, Chicagoans were doing the same in Manchester. Full Story

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    Bulb bits

    08/28/2014 02:21 PM EDT
    Health and fitness The original Olympic athletes in Ancient Greece were given garlic -- possibly the earliest example of performance enhancing agents used in sports. 
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    Gourmet Lane
    08/31/2014 02:38 AM EDT - The Apple Barn Garlic fudge, cider donuts, fudge, baked goods Bart's Ice Cream Ice cream, including garlic-flavored Battenkill Brittle Gluten-free energy bars and baked goods Beaners Gourmet Coffee Coffee, hot chocolate, Italian soda, water, muffins. Full Story

    Welcome to the festival
    08/28/2014 02:17 PM EDT - The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the 2014 Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival. Full Story

    Easy Garlic Fries
    08/28/2014 02:18 PM EDT - Yield: 2 to 4 servings for an appetizer, 3 for a side dish. * 1 pound frozen french fries -- steak fries or crinkle cut * 1 tablespoon light olive oil * 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic * 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper * 2 teaspoons finely minced parsley * salt, to taste Bake or fry fries till crispy according to package directions. Full Story

    Vendors at the Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb FesticaL 2014
    08/28/2014 02:16 PM EDT - CONCESSIONS A 1 Concession Craft Bart's Ice Cream J ROAD Beaners Gourmet Coffee Y9 Bennington Lions Club Y7 Bruce's Lemonade B19 Catamount Dogs Y10 Colby's Kettle Popcorn H11 Extreme Concessions X1 & 2 Frying Dutchman Consessions X3 Good-To-Go Y0 Hawaiian Shaved Ice Y3 Hound Dogs Y14 Lemon Full Story

    Music all day long
    08/28/2014 02:22 PM EDT - Julie Shea & Sonya This duo has recently come together to play music in the Bennington area. Full Story

    Activities for kids
    08/28/2014 02:22 PM EDT - Saturday Under the blue and white tent BTC Entertainment, Bowey the Clown magic and balloon artist -- 11:30 a. Full Story

    Half marathon revs up
    08/28/2014 02:28 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- Kathy Leech of Dorset never ran a half marathon or a full-blown, 26-mile-and-385-yard marathon until four years ago, but once she started, there was no turning back. Full Story

    Labor Day music
    08/27/2014 12:29 PM EDT - HANCOCK -- Berkshire Vista, the Clothing Optional Campground Resort on Kittle Road in Hancock, will host Spaghetto in the Ghetto and an afternoon of music with Skeeter Creek Band at 2 p. Full Story

    Evolution of a festival
    08/28/2014 02:32 PM EDT - SPENCERTOWN, N.Y. -- When Jonathan Weiner and Deborah Heiligman first started dating, they were at odds on the issue of religion. Full Story

    Stroll around the springs
    08/28/2014 02:35 PM EDT - Berkshire Eagle NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- Alex Olchowski's house will soon fill with harvested hops drying on screens. Full Story

    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
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    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.