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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 31, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner tuesday december 31, 1963 chronology continued from Page 7 erty Federal and state officials formulate plans for a Public recreational area in the bluing Pond area of Woodford. July 24 a concert by famed chilean pianist Claudio Arrau benefits Weston playhouse. The tape recorder of mrs. Harry Bailey Readsboro teacher preserves stories legends and bal lads of earlier Days in Vermont. Selectmen reject Paul a Eueyn a plea for a new maintenance Man at the town sewage treatment Plant. Robert t. Holden of the West Road requests selectmen to name a replacement for him on the Airport commission. July 25 a eight property owners including the Vermont corp. Seek tax reappraisal from the Board of civil authority. Berlin n.v., is Stu scarred by fiery disaster when a propane truck exploded a year ago. Natural is seen possible for Vermont. July 26 a the Union school Board asks voters help in formulating a new school plan different site is Likely. Local outlay for the Bennington free Library is less than half the amount recommended by the american Library Assn. For Public libraries of its Sise. An emergency Telephone is planned by the Bennington Rescue squad. July 27 a Vermont is unlikely to alter school prayer system. New terminal building flu provide Gays express with space and modern a cities for expansion. Railroad impasse is having effects on trucking business. Vermont truckers paid $2.4 minion in registration fees during 1962. Gays express has grown from world War i livery stable in Randolph to Multi million Dollar business. July 29 a Village budget and Cost a accounting records Are converted to machine bookkeeping. A Bennington bypass of . 7 is Stu awaiting local planning efforts to take shape. Land Groves joint Effort Cookbook proves yeasty crusty and colourful. Drought threatens crops. July 30 a the county United counselling service seeks $16,-500 in donations to offset state Ald fund cutback. Atty. Robert e. Cummings jr., Vermont a new banking and insurance commissioner May reorganize the department. Few know it but Law bans under-17 smokers. Sears Burg s Post office is gone a but not forgotten. Or. And mrs. Charles Welling of Plainfield n.j., donate three acres of land to North Bennington. July 31 a selectmen say they will look into a inequities in town wide property reappraisal. Wilmington will soon lose its last Industrial Plant the new England Box co. Town planners hear chamber of Commerce official stress need of citizen participation. Area residents plan protest Quot March on expected on sewer systems Here. Bennington selectmen will cooperate fully with listers suggestions on reappraisal front. Revision of a master plan for the Bennington Airport delays hangar construction. Gov. Philip h. Hoff says Rutland railway is in effect abandoned. Aug. 8 a to tax or not to tax states colleges find meals Levy Nightmare to collect. Putney Celebration Marks towns 210th anniversary. 500 pieces of promotion a1 literature Are available at the greater Bennington asses information office. The Deerfield Valley health Center receives $841 Check from the Wilmington Lions club. Aug. 9 a inequality cited in states schools by gov. Hoff a Quot education task the Union school District directors Are Likely to keep the same architects. Heart fund collections in Bennington county set a record High of $5,823. The towns 18 Miles at paved highways Are termed an Quot adequate amount for the town to aug. To a Pownal Valley restaurant and Motel owners report Green Mountain Park sparked business Boom. Vermont Church Council project brings two instructors to White Chapel Bible school. Marlboro College receives $6,000 Grant for series of 28 lectures on its Campus during the coming academic year. Vermont so Slowpoke traffic Laws Are difficult to enforce. Aug. 12 a Ken Baker of Pownal provides Home raised crawfish for area s discriminating fish. Theodor Haig pianist performs at Southern Vermont Art Center. Or. And mrs. Haig maintain Homes in Arlington and new York. 178 youths participate in the red Cross swimming and life saving courses at the Arlington Pool. Aug. 13 a Village trustees name committee to meet with town selectmen on the problem of Village and town sewer unification. The state Board of Educ ton votes prayer ban in Vermont a Public schools. Rubbings of 18th-Century Vermont gravestones Are exhibited at pendulum museum Lenox mass. The Vermont tissue co. Inc. Of North Bennington is closed by court order. Aug. 14 a a revised master plan for the Bennington Airport clears Way for hangar construction. Old Bennington zoning is explained at a Public hearing. The Mission near Bombay India. Pearl Buck noted author la to i ored at a reception Given by the Manchester business and professional women a club at Ormsby Hill. Aug. 20 a the Bennington Jaycees reports a $500 deficit after Battle Day program. Sen. George d. Aiken claims construction of a Reservoir recreation area in Vermont s Northeast kingdom would help Stem regions population lag. The Vermont Hlf Tow Leal society plans its 18th summer conference in Montpelier. Aug. 21 a the Post office depart in ant is urged to consider recommendations for Sites for a new Post office building made by the regional planning commission. A new Jersey Railroad operator plans to operate the Burlington a White Creek ., Section at the Idle Rutland railway. The Bennington county Industrial corp. Makes final plans to construct a new Industrial Shell building. Aug. 22 a James f. Davis and Eugene c. Burt Are appointed to the re organized town Hanning commission. W. Arthur Grant managing editor of the Banner resigns to become news editor at the University of new Hampshire in Durham. Reconstruction of the old Pownal Center North Pownal Road is called a masterly Job. Aug. 23 a Union Board asks voters to help plan new school. E. G. Marshall Star of to Quot the defenders series makes his Home in an old sugar House at Stratton Vermont. Daughters of the american revolution Mark 70th anniversary. The Benning ton Rescue squad seeks new Home. Aug. 24 a civil rights marchers rally support and fund As Washington protest nears. Putnam memorial hospitals modernization program completes several More projects. Charles s. Chandler formerly of a september Tonia n.c., becomes minister of the local Church of Christ on South Street. Aug. 26 a a new three year contract Between Thomson mfg. Co. And local 314 at the late National ladles garment workers Union is signed. Author John Sparge says courts school prayer ban extends Federal Powers urges states act. Employment shows seasonal gains. Aug. 27 a transmitter and equipment changes Promise improved to reception in the area. Lady Gosford stopping tavern on the East Road Shaftsbury county labor Council formally will be open to visitors aug. 31 August aug. I a Green Mountain Park averaged $146,222 Dally handle Over 56 Days in first meet. The state collected a total of $515,-958. Local taxes Are under study in state Survey. Michael and Wenonah Powsner a Trumbull Hill Camp in South Shaftsbury features a a Root Abaga country theme for its cosmopolitan camper body half of whom come from foreign families. Aug. 2 a piping schools banned by clan defeat is revived by scots at the Inver Mark school of piping Petersburg The regional planning commission asks town vote on the expenditure of $8,320 for master plan for the town. Green Mountain Park has paid the town of Pownal $8,200 and will soon get a Bill for $2,800 More. Aug. 3 a Union Barrier among negroes toughest says or. Thomas Hart South Williamstown Camp director. Famed novelist Fannie Hurst takes a three mile hike every morning at 5 30 to open up Manchester. Lying at the base of Netmop Mountain with its Eastern Shore hugging us. 7, Emerald Lake in North Dorset is a real Gem. Woodford and Babcock Lake resorts enjoy summer Camp Boom. Fire gutted Margolin Block on North Street arouses concern of neighbors ruins remain from 1961 Blaze aug. 5 a the veterans Adb ministration plans to add kidney treatment centers in its natio wide Hospital system. 77 children play in the summer band of the Hoosick Falls Central school the Pownal fire department wins state award for Overall proficiency in fire fighting events at state convention. The Benington fire department rec eled two awards for a a Best appearing department with apparatus and Quot most men in line of aug. 6 a Emory h. Wheeler Bennington Village water department superintendent resigns aft or 37 years. Water Board approves extensions of the Village Mains to Stark and Morgan streets. Two Bennington churches endorse Washington civil rights rally sponsored by a local group. Rainer Dagenhardt 16, of Kassel Germany will be the guest of or. And mrs. Keith wat Kin of old Bennington for a years study under the International Christian youth Exchange program. Aug. 7 a Village trustees dust off 1956 zoning Law requiring inspector s approval. Showdown is affiliates itself with the Vermont labor Council. The Rev. Donald a. Webster associate Rector of St. Peter s episcopal Church agrees to coordinate a second group of participants in Washington civil rights rally. Aug. 15 a Champlain waterway probe amp Industry is. Recreation. Kindergarten enrolment in the graded school District is Frozen at 155. A 5-year project is harness Ball Mountain Brook is weighed in Jamaica and Stratton. Battle Day in Bennington will be quieter than when col. Baum found it 186 years ago. Recreation enterprises were established in Vermont by 63 land owners during fiscal year 1963. Aug. 16 a the Quot Vermont March for civil rights group applauds St. Peters Church plans. The regional planning commission seeks to establish a role in the selection of a site for the proposed new Bennington Post office. Unemployment compensation Law changes replenish Reserve fund. Aug. 17 a local ministers will Aid a a March on a. Sidney Edson resumes his for duties As zoning inspector. . Morse construction co. Inc. Is Low bidder on three Bridge construction jobs in the Bennington area. United Church women hold conference at the Little Brown Church in Williamsville it. Aug 19 a a crowd estimated at 1,000 see Battle Day fire works. Unitarians endorse Quot March on the Rev. Charles j. Parsley pastor of the North Bennington congregational Church will resign soon to join the United Church Board for world minister in so marathi for the Benefit of the county humane society. The Bennington Plant of the Union Carbide consumer products company becomes a unit of the consumer products division of the corporation. Aug. 28 a Bennington selectmen with draw dog destruction warrant but will prosecute owners of untagged pets. The town s grand list yields tax Bonanza. Old Bennington completes replacement of sanitary sewer line. Sweeping changes Are made by executives of general Cable corp. Affecting Warren wires Pownal Plant. Aug. 29 a planning is held the key to regions future. Ben Mont papers a division of the Dow chemical co., plans to operate its own rail service connecting its Bennington Plant with the Boston and Maine Railroad via White Creek. The March on Washington was an eloquent testimony to new Era in race relations. Selectmen seek pollution report on Walloomsac River Basin. The sanitary Landfill hours Are extended. Aug. 30 a the greater Benington Assn. Sponsors an exhibit of area tourist attractions at the Vermont development departments new York office. Mort Money and understanding Are needed for the Waterbury state Hospital says its superintendent or. Rupert half of Vermont soils have been surveyed by the soil conservation service. Aug. 91 a the grandma Moses Art exhibit at the Bennington historical museum draws 30,590 it tors from 50 states and 22 to Elan countries since its Ope Long june 29. Area braces for Summers last Holiday. Bump it was a Brand new Road built entirely at state expense to serve the Stratton ski area yet less than a year after it was paved it began to fall apart so badly that signs were erected warning motorists of the danger. The $300,000 Stratton Access Road continues to be a source of controversy whenever vermonters discuss state expenditures. Resch i supt. 8 a Groin Mountain Park opens fail racing season with re Ord crowd of 10,870 who wags de $882,778. Traffic deaths hit a new Peak for 4 labor Day weekend. Equinox botel Assn. Makes a gift of an Aero of land to Burr and Burton Seminary to be used to extend us football Field. Sept 4 a postmaster Stanleyj fetal ski tells Village tru tees that the Post office can to be remodeler. Selectmen plan new traffic controls for the Bennington Flats Section of us 7 give go ahead to contractor William h. Morse for construction of two new hangars at the Airport. 8 Lect men review proposed dog control measures. Sept. 5 a Rutland railway line from Burlington to White Creek Via Bennington is leased to Jay Wulfson of new Jersey. C. Henry Hansen of Burgess Road succeeds Emory h. Wheeler As superintendent of the Bennington Village water department. A Lima civil at patrol plane is reassigned in the Bennington Squadron. It a sept. 6 a Village president James b. Albney Steps Down As chairman of the town Republican party. County labor Council will study unemployment and equal pay Laws. The Bennington veterans committee pursues plans for a Small South Street memorial Park. A Oba Survey finds Roost people Are satisfied with shopping conditions in the Dew town area. Sept. 7 a Pownal residents consider Purchase of a new town office building. Be Mont official Donald p. Camp is transferred to Midland Michigan unit. Aerial photographs of Vermont since 1942 Are received by soil conservation service and gym ext Aion offices. Sept. 9 North Bennington residents Tush out to watch first train to Runton Rutland railway tracks in two years. Be Mont papers loads first cars Wulfson plans $950,009 operation. Be trial Vermont Public service corp. Is plagued by vandalism to apparatus at Brooklyn substation. The Art of applique is updated by Arlington craftsman mrs. Charlon recites. Sept. To a be Mont papers a division of the Dow chemical co., ships gift wrap products again by rail. Mrs. Irving Kull author of the Quot history of Dover 200 years in a Hill town a divides her time Between Vermont and new Jersey. Road Salt May be the cause of premature fall colors. Sept. La a the county labor Council says Vermont a unemployment compensation Laws puts the state in a position of Quot stalk rabbi Sigmund i. Kaufman of Temple Beth Al leaves Bennington Tor Temple Israel Catskill a controversy is growing Over the causes of deterioration of some of new England a Rock Maple Trees. Sept 12 a the greater Benington Assn. Studies Everett mass. A a prep club plans which helps High schooners get started in occupations. Crowding at Benington High school May Force double sessions. Area labor Market conditions Are slow says state. Sept. 13 a migrant workers at the Southern Vermont Orchards Are again in a substandard housing. A committee of county residents will advise gov. Hoff on area manpower training needs. The North Bennington zoning Board completes initial draft of a proposed zoning ordinance and map for the Village. Sept. 14 a Bennington a grand list is up but the tax picture could brighten. Opinions vary at the Southern Vermont Orchards on How the migrant workers live. Sumner Kean reviews Fow Nalz a chronic water crisis. Sept. 16 a Bennington civil air patrol chief John f. Mchugh is transferred to Warwick William Jay Smith poet in residence at Williams College is awarded a $9,500 Ford found ton Fellowship. A three Way race shapes up for town s report it lican chairmanship. Sept. 17 a sister soft. Joseph dedicate Convent next to the new College in Cid Bennington. Union school Board postpones decision on architect. Health notices Are posted on three migrant houses at the Southern Vermont Orchards. Champlain waterway commission seeks improved Barge Canelo economic and pollution factors cited. Sept. 18 a a Bennington tax pay ars approve $$,500 As the local share in a $25,000 comp Rehe give planning program. Work a tarts on improvements to migrant housing at the Southern Vermont Orchards in Pownal. The Myca finance drive is $3,-000 Short of its goal. Pownal delays Purchase of Landman a age for town use. Sept. 19 a Wilmington marches ahead to end River pollution with proposed municipal sewage treatment Plant. A March on Washington area participants plan new Birmingham protests. The Vermont tissue paper co. Inc. Of North Bennington resumes work after a suit by creditors closed its doors a month ago. Sept. 20 a the state education department approves Benington Union school concept. Architects collaborative it a is retained concessions agreed. Union school Board sets wheels moving to meet growing enrolment problems. North benning1-ton greets los shiny new fire truck. Area citizens known As the Bennington manpower Advt Ory committee starts analysing local manpower training needs. Sept. 21 a area teachers Are urged to make the Best use of Ford curriculum Grants. Apartment houses catch on As Popup lion pressures grow even in Vermont. Sigma Phi is the first of the fraternities to lease its Buller tag to Williams College As ado Eltory. Sept. 28 a Robert t. Holden of West Road old Bennington is re elected president of the vet moot soldiers Home trustees. J. Duncan Campbell is elected chairman of the Bennington a publican town committee. Sept. 24 a old Bennington vet Era enact a new zoning ordinance Putnam memorial Hospital a turns $58,962 of Federal funds which had been allocated for Tbs construction of a new building. 18,000 skiers an Bour can ride lifts St constantly expanding it. Snow. Harold c. Reynolds Chai Man of the state Board of education likens Vermont education to that of underdeveloped is tons. Sept. Is a gov Hoff a Ariun is that is has approved proposals for development of a new state Park to Woodford. Wilmington votes sewerage article but defeats consolidation of the town sad Village. Selectmen will now follow Legal Steps to Cope with unlicensed dog problems. Sept. 26 a Lawrence of Powers of North Bennington is a elected chairman of the town democratic committee. Winhall Road improvement is sought by users of Taylor Hui. The new England Village Green is popular but the old fashioned country store is on the decline. Sept. 27 a gov. Hoff jumps gun Woodford property for apr posed new state Park Hasni to been bought. A Community Survey helps Union school directors determine voters feelings on a proposed new Union High school. Sept. 24 a the United Cou a a Ling service inc. Opens county fund drive for $52,790. Benj min Boymann opens a toy and Novelty shop on main Street. A Chester sets stage again for a town zoning ordinance. Sept. 30 a Over 200 boy scouts and 4-h club boys Camp at the Vermont Forest and farm land on Rupert Mountain. The annual Bondville fair Bennington Cou Tyr a liveliest was held Over the weekend. It s a Traini although freight service has yet to be restored of the abandoned tracks of the Rutland Radway the Ben Mont division of Dow chemical co. Worked things so the firm could run its own Short line to White Creek Shown is the lines first traffic stopper on . 7. October oct. I a the Union school vote planned for next Spring will be the last chances As four school districts Are near a crisis the Benn Longto made Quot Wasp completes 929-Mue Glidden tour. Veteran retired newsman Thomas Bumferd of Dover Knoll ski Lodge Wilmington recalls Lindbergh kidnapping. Oct. 2 a gov. Philip h. Hoff will ask the legislature to extend Green Mountain Parks formula under which the state receives a lower share of the a die. Bennington a civil defense could Muster 325 personnel in an emergency. The Green Mountain Marble co. Of West Rutland is making steady Progress since quarrying its first Block of Mable in Early june at its South Dorset Quarry. Oct. 3 a a new elementary school is an immediate need of the Bennington graded school District supt. Allan j. Heath tells districts trustees. Mrs. William h. Wills resigns from the state free Public Library service after 26 years service. Traffic on the Bennington Flats Section of . 7 during August was the second heaviest on be Mont highways. Oct. 4 a North Bennington Village votes to borrow hip to $38,-ooo for the erection of a new fire station on the grist Mui site. Bennington selectmen jul demand permits be obtained before const rectors dig up roads. Senate minority Leader Everett Durksen addresses Vermont republics at Quot Victory in �?T64�?� Dunner in Barre. Oct. 5 a to Palms Luksus of old Bennington leases the Long vacant . Bradford Mill on East main Street for the production of High fashion fabrics. Lewie c. Dodge joins Fairdale farms inc. As assistant to the president Robert t. Holden. A four Lane Highway system for Vermont is seen possible by state Highway commissioner Russell a. Holden. Oct. 7 a the friends of the Library Start a new Community service to deliver books to shut ins. Vermont poet Walter hard of Manchester is featured in life Magazine. Oct. 8 a the villages Woodford watershed land is designated a municipal Forest and turned Over to the states management. Thirteen Young women graduate from Putnam memorial Hospital school of practical nurses. The no Shaft democratic Clit disbands poor attendance blamed. Oct. 9 a the new sewer interceptor line for the Clarks Woods area will Cost $16,224.60 a about $5,000 less than expected. Three thoroughbred horses and trainers Are suspended from Green Mountain Park to drug Case. A area youth organizations share one problem the Lack of voluntary adult leaders. Oct. To a an estimated $100,-000 Southern Vermont Orchards fire destroys packing building arson is suspected. A Tempo Ary injunction forbidding the Vil Lage of Bennington to enact a so tag ordinance is lifted. Be Mont papers will move its webs River division Here. Manchester buys a Spring on it. Equinox to solve its water shortage. Oct. La a Bennington a planning consultant John c. Burls tells commission he is getting a runaround from the Post of fice department. A group of Bennington merchants form a new corporation to promote the downtown area. The Deerfield Vauney health Center in Wilmington sees $33,000 in advanced gifts. Oct. 12 a Robert v. Mater succeeds Harlow c. Matz As Plant manager of the consumer products division of the Union Carbide corp. In Bennington. Matz is reassigned to the Cleveland Ohio Plant. The Banner inaugurates a weekly saturday women s Page. Oct. 14 a Bennington High school Parent teachers Assn. Is Given state award for grappling with education and not bake sales. The Bennington friends of retarded children launch annual drive for $11,000. Oct. 15 a Waldo c. Holden of old Bennington succeeds or. Clifford m. Harwood Manchester As chairman of the county gop committee. Approval is seen for restoration of freight service along a 130-mile segment of the closed Down Rutland railway from Burlington to White Creek North Bennington school Board delays action on social Security for teachers. Oct. 16 a Bennington a Sweet Victory on zoning turns sour As realities begin to Dawn. Selectmen set new procedure for contractors Road repairs. The veterans memorial committee develops Basic plans for an attractive memorial Park in downtown Bennington. Or. Julia Shipman of Arlington is honoured for a lifetime of Devotion to education. Oct. 17 a Village atty. John h. Williams suggests a a Safe Way to bring about Village zoning. Vermont a mentally retarded will Benefit with the operation of a new occupational training Center at Fletcher farm inc. In Ludlow and Cavendish. A chancery court suit brought by to Bennington county towns against Putnam memorial Hospital for the care of the county a destitute is postponed. Oct. 18 a George h. Plumb is appointed chairman of the state fish and game Board. Robert a. Shuffleton reviews his 56 years As a correspondent for the Banner in East Arlington and Sunderland. Vermont gets Federal approval to go from two to four lanes on interstate route 89. Oct. 19 a a Busy Crew of workers at the Bennington fish hatchery is always preparing for next Springs Trout season. Leland Beebe East Dorset who for the past to years has been organization director for the Vermont farm Bureau commences work for the new York farm Bureau. Vermont style Homes Are now going Over big in new York and new Jersey Suburbia. Oct. 21 a Manfred w. Ehrich or. And John r. Monica form a Law partnership. The county aviation corporation at the Bennington Airport plays a significant role in Forest fire control by patrolling sections of Bennington and Windham counties. The Shaftsbury school Board and supt. Leon e. Wagner clarify classroom religion juror. Labor Market conditions in the area improve during september. Oct. 22 a Elm Street site is chosen for Bennington a new Post office. $310,500 old for Putnam memorial hospitals new building goes to Gordon and Sutton North Adams. The construction will House a cancer research unit and facilities for the United counselling service. The american Assn. Of retired persons will meet oct. 25 to organize a local chapter. Oct. 23 a Post office authorities spat Bennington in the Eye says planning consultant Peter f. Gulgas. Sweeping Public school changes urged by Vermont task Force. State would be divided into 12 regional districts. Selectmen approve veterans memorial Park. Town and Village move toward sewer agreement. Ort. 24 a mrs. Nesboth p. Fienberg of Convent Avenue is elected chairman of the Bennington county democratic committee. Selectmen Are concerned Over delay in a court hearing of the suit Between the towns and Putnam memorial Hospital. County democrats take no action on Shaftsbury groups controversies. Oct. 25 a the Union school Board holds a special session for critics. The . Army Reserve Speaks up for present Post office building As Headquarters. Oct. 26 a new questions arise on the place of religion in the Public schools How will area schools treat Christmas pageants in View of the supreme courts decision will the singing of Christmas carols be permitted oct. 28 a the Vermont state school directors Back a school prayer amendment. Paul w. Fowler is honoured by the a Chester chamber of Commerce As a Quot revered citizen and Patron of his oct. 29 a Green Mountain patriots organize Over religion in school Issue. Artist Norman Rockwell a former resident of Arlington plans a tour of Russia and Ethiopia. He recently ended his Long association with Tjie saturday evening Post for which he had painted nearly 300 covers Over a period of 47 years. A 3-year Dorset rain deficit now totals Over 21 inches. Oct. 30�?bennington�?Ts regional planners still pursue studies of a suitable site for the proposed new Post office. Selectmen delay sewer merger idea As impractical until after general co solid Atlon. Loomin Nelson taxidermist 89, practices his Art at Hogback ski area. Ort. 31 a a state reapportionment suit brought by t. Garry Buckley of Bennington and a. Luke Cruspe of Newfane ends. Buckley and Cruspe Are co founders of the Vermont Independent party. A decision on the Case will be handed Down Early in 1964. A new $200,000 building on the Campus of the Hoo Sac school rated. In Hoosick ., is Deal november nov. I a Williams College j buys the remainder of the 1,200-acre mount Hope farm Williamstown for $325,000. The Union school Board Narrows its Choice of a site to the Vermont soldiers Home property and the town farm land Between Willow Road and the East Road. The Rev. Granville Greenwald is the new pastor of the Federated Church of East Arlington. Nov. 2 a state and local republicans pay tribute to James b. Albney for his Long service to the party As town gop chairman. Poet Howard Nemerov of the Bennington College faculty is on leave in Washington a Library of Congress. The Moose Lodge starts work on a new building. Nov. 4 a Post office site Isnit a dead Issue in the eyes of the Bennington regional planning commission. T7ie state of Vermont has been the recipient of $1 million in Revenue from the Taconic racing and Breeding association inc., owners and operators of Green Mountain Park Pownal. Nov. 5 a Deer season is. Veterans Day conflict May be resolved by new legislation. Left right Are stimulated by film Quot operation abolition a sponsored by the Bennington Jaycees. Shaftsbury school directors assure citizens that Christmas will be of it served As usual in towns classrooms. Nov. 6 a Bennington selectmen oppose Selling the town building on South Street for a Post office. Pennies and Nickels available in the villages parking lot fund May buy a parking lot. New zoning snags arise in old Bennington. The area Rescue squad acquires a new 1956 Cadillac ambulance. Nov. 7 a Bennington town and Village officials conclude that consolidation must come before sewer systems can be merged. Pownal tax collector reports race track is the towns heaviest taxpayer. Silo the Bennington College literary Magazine is named the Best undergraduate literary Magazine of 1962 by the association of literary magazines of America. Nov. 8 a Eugene c. Burt of pageant Street is named chairman of the Bennington town planning commission. Or. Woodhull s. Hall succeeds or. Oliver h. Durand As chief of staff at Putnam memorial Hospital. Town officials meet with gov. Hoff a Highway task Force in Manchester to air their views. Nov. 9 a a special town meeting May be called on Sale of town farm property for Union school. A crowd of 1,840, including gov. Hoff attend Vermont Day at Green Mountain Park. Bennington a oldest resident Lewis Gramps Honn celebrates 102nd birthday. Nov. La a veterans Day Parade is rained out probate judge Margaret Lillie Speaks at indoor rites. Mrs. Clifford b. Harwood of Manchester is named president of the Vermont legislative Council. Today is the final Day of horse racing for the season at Green Mountain Park Pownal. Nov. 12 a George Burgess of Bennington shoots a 30-Pound animal near Plymouth vt., suspected of being a Coyote. Shaftsbury fireman Earl Cross retires after 35 years of continuous service to the fire department. The chancery court suit of to county Hagerman towns is. Putnam memorial Hospital is postponed once again. Nov. 13 a a new Central school to replace four one room schools is urged for Sunderland. Vermont leads in new England Dairying but lags in All other agriculture. The greater Bennington school District delays final action on a social Security plan for teachers. A higher grand list this year results in better revenues for the greater Bennington school District. Nov. 14 a Bennington listers probe ways to end tax inequalities. The graded school District trustees Issue a qualified reversal of their previous position on teachers social Security by voting to reject such coverage for the present. Nov. 15 a the regional planning commission urges postal officials in Washington and the states congressional delegation to delay local Post office construction. Skiing has transformed Vermont a Economy reports sports illustrated. Superintendent of schools in the Windham county Southwest District says teacher turnover is too High in the Wilmington area. Nov. 16 a a league of women voters Public opinion poll discloses that the present Post office site is favored for a proposed new Post office. Halloween Unicof collections totalled $228.18. A country store that had been in continuous operation in Pownal Center since before 1861 until about eight weeks ago is re opened by new owners or. And mrs. Brereton Mucklow. Nov. 18 a forty freight cars and two diesel engines of the Boston and Maine Are derailed near Hoosick Falls Raymond Elwell of Shaftsbury reported missing is found dead near Cambridge Bennington a Quot prep club program is started to ease the school to Job transition for area youths. The program is sponsored by the greater Bennington Assn. Nov. 19 a Vermont has realized More than $1 million from Green Mountain race track Pownal. The greater Bennington school District can look Forward this year to collecting tax Revenue of about $3,000 in excess of the amount originally estimated which was $10,000. Nov. 20 a town treasurer Michael j. Hogan or. Starts adopting recommendations of state auditors for improved accounting of the towns finances. The town of Manchester acquires the it pot sewer co. Part of the $230,000 sewer project. The state Highway Board rules that no traffic Light is needed at the Hicks Corners intersection of . 7. Nov. 21 a the Georgia Marble co. Of Tate ga., which claims to be the worlds largest producer of Marble is opening a Quarry in Central Vermont. The state health dept warns of trichinosis in Bear meat. Time for Corcoran zoning Appeal ends As the Village of Bennington proceeds toward new zoning Laws. William h. Baumann commissioner of Public safety says 61 More state troopers Are needed. Nov. 22 a planning for Benington May Start officially by february. Union school plans Progress auditorium Issue unsettled. Sunderland school Board proposes a Quot do it yourself Central school for the town s too elementary school pupils. The Dorset Village school razing causes finance rift. Nov. 23 a Bennington daughters of the american revolution chapter Marks 70th anniversary. The Rev. Stephen c. Greene pastor of the second congregational Church Bennington says Quot religion does no to belong in the Public Are new England colleges lagging in preparing students for future growth or. William t. Fey president of the University of Vermont thinks so. Nov. 25 a Post office controversy rages on but site possibilities diminish. A new service organization is formed to be known As a Bennington world affairs hatred and extremism is deplored in local rites honouring John f. Kennedy late president of the United states. Miss Julia Shipman of Arlington teacher and world traveler is honoured for Educa tonal contribution. Nov. 26 a children said society seeks funds to help Vermont a unmarried mothers. Major Robert s. Outwater of Benington is elected vice president for army affairs of the Troy area chapter Reserve officers association. Nov. 27 a Carnie k. Payne continued on Page 9

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