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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 3, 1966, Bennington, Vermont I Bennington Banner monday january 3, 1966chronology of Bennington area events for 1965 february Peb. I a historian John Spargo Marks 89th birthday re rails Churchill Gladstone and Trevelyan. Clarence Decker Iii 4-h Leader directs nor Shaft teenagers in creative use of spare time. Feb. 2 a Richard f. Stolz jr., formerly of West Arlington says soviet charge of spying is a ridiculous. The David o Neils Host a International Lodge a Manchester for students and skiers of foreign lands. Feb. 3 a voters of the it. Anthony school District approve by 734 votes construction of a new Union High school. The North Shire votes to a enlarge their study of a regional Junior senior High a Bill la before the legislature would put the Village water company under Public service boards jurisdiction. P it. 4 a the annual greater Bennington Assn. Awards go to Andre Petit and Barton l. Jenks. Village trustees accept plan for streamlined insurance. Sandgate churches figure in upcoming Vermont supreme court Case. Pet. 5 a biologist Foster Aaron of Arlington says live bait is no threat to Batten kill. Explorers of Everett a Cave find its legends Are untrue. Feb. 23 a the Manchester fire department turned Down three times by voters will seek town funds for new firehouse. The Story of Daniel websters Stratton speech of 1840 is told in a new pamphlet compiled by mrs. Malvyne Cole former Stratton town representative. P it. 24 a voters of the Bennington graded school District approve Purchase of land off Stark Street for possible future school. Area dairymen to a wait and see on invention that keeps milk fresh for six months. Feb. 25 a Bennington a state armory Marks its 40th anniversary. Selectmen Tell Secretary of state they want no billboard violations. Pownal considers a municipal swimming and recreation area. Sleet Snow winds up to 71 mph Buffet area. Feb. 26 a the Highway department will buy own depot site. Londonderry teen agers will Aid Mississippi negro family with 13 children. Runway proposal would relocate Airport Road. Feb. 27 a leak found in Bennington Flats tank others to be unearthed. Misuses of Waterbury state Hospital Are cited by social worker. Reapportionment Lead is taken by Vermont Senate. March feb. 6 a North Bennington a new firehouse is opened for inspection. Forty years ago feb. I the old howitzer company Vermont National guard moved into the state armory. Pet. 8 a the new Globe Union Battery Plant starts hiring workers. The Barclay Home products inc. Plant Hoosick Falls plans reopening with government orders for sleeping bags. Feb. 9 a in water supplies ires five Bennington Flats families. Sprague executive Stanley w. Bubriski of Williamstown is air plane crash victim off Long Island coast. Senate votes to end poll tax requirement for local voting. Feb. To a the Hoosick Falls Central school trains student teachers in Home economics. The Southern Vermont basketball league title is won by Bennington Catholic High school sabers. Tanglewood announces 25th season. Feb. 11 a rabbi Solomon d. Goldberg Rutland tells interfaith diners make brotherhood full time Jot Manchester Gardener Robert Purdy will celebrate 100th birthday feb. 13. First Steps Are taken toward a local planetarium. Feb. 12 a Manchester voters will be asked to abolish 88-year-old fire District. Top state officials and the clergy Are named honorary directors of the a Vermont in Mississippi project. Feb. 13 a Orleans Vermont River Bank yields a possible Gold. The Bennington Rescue squad welcomes women members. Feb. 15 a pledges make new Library for Pownal nearly reality. Temple Beth Al greets its new rabbi or. Meyer Minko Wlch and wife Rosalyn. Feb. 16 a Arlington citizens committee considers an appropriation to plan future school expansion. Goa director Donald c. Hicks is a exuberant Over accomplishments of the past year and optimistic for the future. A Woodford resident predicts Spring is just a hop away As he finds a Grasshopper a alive and kicking a near his porch. Feb. 17 a a 21-member steering committee is named to organize the anti poverty programs in the county. Community minded Arlington citizens group seeks solution to Batten kill pollution. Roaring Branch flood Wall Extension is re studied. Feb. 18 a Green Mountain Park Racetrack seeks better split with state. Area teen agers organize to lend a helping hand with retarded children. Minimum teachers salary schedule is set at $4,800 in the greater Bennington school District. Feb. 19 a gov. Philip h. Hoff bids Pownal race track officials end unprofitable fall race season. Putnam memorial Hospital establishes Francis e. Morrissey memorial fund. The regional planning commission Narrows . 7 bypass choices to East is. West. Feb. 20 a Bennington sewage collection system needs updating regional planners say. Mrs. Stella b. Hackel Vermont commissioner of employment Security discloses a possible Vermont Job mobility project at lev a a meeting. March i a the University of Vermont names or. Shannon Mccune president. The Spring Issue of Vermont life Magazine features an article on Glass made in Vermont by Richard Barret curator of the Bennington historical museum. The chs sabers win Southern Vermont class a Al tournament. March 2 a Bennington villages water Board reports water shortage is near critical stage. The once proud Vermont gop faces a Young Turk revolt. Vermont officials prepare for possible Spring flooding. March 3 a Louis f. Sausville wins As selectman Airport runway Extension sewage treatment garage workshop lose As Only 20 per cent of town checklist votes Chi town meeting Day. Bennington creator craftsman of High fashion fabrics Tzai rns Luksus is featured in Vogue Magazine. March 4 a a $4.8 million business form Plant picks site in Middlebury to employ 250. Ripton Job corps Center will open july i for 150 in the Green Mountain National Forest. A new Hoosick Falls political party lists qualifications. March 5 a the it. Anthony Union school is to become a reality Bond building plans pushed. Taxpayers can find meaty Reading in various town reports. The county National Bank receives Federal approval to establish an Arlington Branch. March 6 a a a sliding scale plan for Green Mountain Park race track gets Vermont House unit approval. Bennington College students return As non resident work term ends. March 8 a Ben Mont and Adams paper plants of the Dow chemical company Are sold to wrap Tures gift wrap inc. Of Rochester . Substantial employment Rise is seen. Bennington textile designer Tzai rns Luksus wins Neiman Marcus fashion award. March 9 a the Bennington Rural f ire dept plans a new firehouse for a new truck. Carl l. Farnham Shaftsbury Printer erects new Plant. The business was established in 1931 by Carl and his father Harry Farnham. March to a Bennington selectmen name a 25-member unit to draft a new unification act. Manchester regional school study group is organized with 60 members la towns. Dean Dixon 17, achieves the Honor of becoming Pownal a first Eagle scout. March la a a West . 7 bypass route is favored by Bennington merchants and North Bennington Village fathers. Sgt. Gerald Colvin of Barber Street likens the War in Viet Nam to Deer Hunting. Planetarium project is supported by the greater Bennington school District. March 12 a Vermont House votes for a sliding scale Pownal race track officials Don t like it. Miss Andrea Dworkin Bennington College student forces probe of the women a Puzzle at a Public forum. Soldiers Home makes plans for 22-bed nursing care unit. Arlington Garden club acts to preserve a Village Mav Sal sask Jai record crowd at Racetrack Tion at Green Mountain Park recorded one Day during the year horse racing continued a popular attract in Pownal during 1965. A record attendance was Hagerman Ponder District ment. Question of Bennington lines after re apportion March 16 a $10,000 in rare coins Are taken from the Bennington historical museum. Ben Mont Union seeks to smooth Over some a rough edges a with new wrap Tures management. North Pownal District discusses school merger. March 17 a Village voters reject Bennington a Flats water request approve sinking fund for development of new sources of water Supply. Richard Severson organizer of the new Peoples tarty in Hoosick Falls is elected Village trustee March 18 a the Fri enters Coin theft probe at the Bennington historical museum. The Putnam memorial Hospital Institute for medical research receives a new Electron Microscope through a gift of $40,000 from the Irene Heinz Given and John Laporte Given foundation. March 19 a Pownal listers dilemma assess every Racehorse Abc interviews Bennington College student Andrea Dworkin on Newyl Ork prison complaints. Union school Board favors a Community planetarium project. March 20 a Putnam memorial Hospital receives a gift of $650,000 for expansion projects from the Irene Heinz Given and John Laporte Given foundation inc. Area residents Honor the Bennington Catholic High school sabers Vermont state basketball champions for 1965. March 22�?vermont�?Ts Charles Ross is renamed by lbs to the Federal Power commission. Summer teen age work project is started by Catholic parishes and the league of women voters. It. Greylock Tramway authority signs contract for construction of a Tramway ski development. March 23 a Vermont Senate approves temporary financial assistance to Green Mountain Park race track. The state will wait a a a reasonable a time before acting on billboards. A Vermont Day will be observed at Washington . Cathedral March 28. March 24 a the Bennington town planning commission favors Western bypass route. No Vermont wide a Doe Day a is planned by fish and game department. Suspicion of dog napping persists in area. March 25 a the Bennington graded school Board withholds backing of elementary school merger. A Bennington Day attracts 75 at Lake Worth Fla. Center for the Elbe established in garment workers hold regional conference Here. March 30 a Bennington High school sharpshooters win state Rifle championship. Sen. George Aiken offers a plan to Rescue Federal Maple syrup research. March 31 a the Bijur lubricating corp. Explores expansion May seek larger quarters. Town listers report Progress on grand list readjustment. Statewide National guard test Alert is termed a most april a recreation Derly is to North Adams. House of detention City. In new York feb. 22 a gasoline contaminates the Wells of six families in the Bennington Flats area. Capt. Francis s. Jones of the Airport Road Bennington receives the army commendation medal for meritorious service in Viet Nam. March 13 a Williams College students plan to help rebuild a burned negro Church in Mississippi. Globe Union inc. Appears to be an asset to the Bennington area. Geneva Illinois likes globes midwestern Plant. March 15 a the Bennington Catholic High school sabers become the first team from Bennington to Ever win the Vermont state basketball tournament. Both political parties March 26 a the Londonderry Landgrove Union school District May add Weston. 536 Mercury vapor lamps will Light Bennington streets by fall. More area growth new stability Are seen in quarterly Goa report. March 27 a Pownal Racetrack hosts state Craft show. The Vermont Deer Herd dispute boils Down to a matter of tradition versus science. Skimpy Snow is reflected in a decline in county a traffic count. March 29 a Vermont a War on poverty shows signs of Progress Southwest area to get $110,282. Bennington club Marks 60th anniversary with old timers International ladies april i a sen. Robert m. Wilson a reapportionment plan gets favourable reaction. Bennington county a anti poverty unit incorporates. Fir to Vermont Jot corps recruits leave for Texas training. April 2 a East route backers pack Stormy . 7 bypass hearing. The Bennington water Board acts on water expansion plans. Vermont diocese takes title to 17-acre property for new Catholic Church at Manchester Center. April 3 a old first Church congregation makes gift of a new pipe Organ. The Bennington league of women voters study state and local poverty projects. Green Mountain Parks Spring harness racing season opens. April 5 a parishioners of the first Baptist Church gather for ground breaking ceremony for the churches new Lester h. Nichols Christian education building. Grant is approved for Pownal a new Library. Waldo c. Holden Heads Vermont bar association. April 6 a Pownal Racetrack loses its Appeal for property reappraisal. Predicted Long dry summer spreads gloom at Village water Board meeting. Or. And mrs. Fred Stacy Shaftsbury Are honoured for Aid to fresh air children of new York City for the period 1953-1965. April 7 a selectmen vow action on junkyards reappoint George a. Rogers As dog Constable. North Bennington High school team is picked for 9 state citizenship conference at Tufts College. April 8 a . Funds and Village schools will provide 40 summer jobs for students. Weston joins Landgrove Londonderry Union school District now Andover wants in also. April 9 a White Creek town Board hassles Over . 22�?Ts problems. No shared time difficulties Are seen by it. Anthony and chs boards. Excellence in education Means different things to different people Manchester Pat panel concludes. April to a directors of the greater Bennington school District delay decision on a merger with graded school District. Its a slow year for Maple syrup but the work has its compensations. April 12 a gov. Philip h. Hoff rouses democrats at Victory dinner held at the it. Anthony country club. Albany Novelty Union rejects pay Cut threatens to strike. April 13 a teen agers seeking jobs under the local summer work project flock to department Security office. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of North Bennington plans an addition to the Church. April 14 a Manchester remembers Robert Todd Lincoln son of civil War president who was assassinated too years ago today. Bennington selectmen seek a new Landfill act to bar new York states dumping. April 15 a North Pownal school District t votes to join Pownal town and it. Anthony Union school districts. The Bennington i ions club votes $500 toward the area planetarium project. April 16 a the regional planning commission delays bypass decision cites a information Gap. Bennington College students picket the White House Over Viet Nam. Thomas w. Hall or. Of arts mry is elected president of greater Bennington association. April 17 a Bennington fabric designer to maims Luksus opens a a boutique on Scott Street. All area churches plan special easter services. April 19 a the veterans administration seeks 220 county veterans who May be eligible for new benefits. A Good year is foreseen by Globe Union inc. April 20 a Shaftsbury starts to repair its a antique polling place Cole Hall. The new Howard and Amy Rice Library of Marlboro College is dedicated. A Farewell reception is Given the Rev. Donald c. Kelly pastor of St. Paul a Catholic Church Manchester. April 21 a Readsboro villagers vote merger with town Manchester firemen elect to go it alone in building new firehouse. Union school Bonds get a Good interest rate bids. April 22 a the Public service Board considers arguments on Arlington water rates. Swiss Engineer George Schneeberger runs Wilmington a Only Industry . Precision inc. Orleans county begins drive to expand manufacturing company Hopes to create 125 new jobs. April 23 a the Bennington county economic Opportunity Council will join forces with anti poverty group in Rutland. Albany Novelty Union accepts new company contract. Union school Bonds Are validated and sold. April 24 a the Bennington county Industrial corporations a Shell building is sold to the state department of highways for its District depot. Fishing season opens today. April 26 a gov. Philip h. Hoff and . Rep. Robert t. Stafford Lead dignitaries at Manchester a loyalty Day Parade. Bond Issue is approved for Dan by mount Tabor Union school. April 27 a civil defense Crews respond successfully to mock Bennington disaster. A single town fire department is urged by unification study group. Bennington county residents Are Worth about $124 million a Survey shows. April 28 a town applies for Aid to build a civil defense shelter. Manchester regional school study group sets oct. 19 As Date for final reports. Mary Hoover Watertown mass., is convicted in the Case of a Coin collection stolen from the Bennington historical museum. April 29 a the University of Vermont will offer seven courses at a summer session on Bennington College Campus. The Rev. James b Murray begins duties As the new pastor of St. Paul a Parish Manchester. April 30 a Bennington ans try to assemble pieces of Viet Nam May i a veterans of foreign wars dedicate new social Hall during loyalty Day Observance. Water shortages in the . Approach crisis stage. The Camp Onawa 4-h Assn. Was founded 33 years ago. May 3 a the Bennington Banner wins the Ayer award for excellence of typography makeup and printing. Manchester sings a Happy birthday to Walter hard Vermont poet storyteller and elder statesman 83 today. May 4 a Lake Hancock water situation seen a temporarily improved. Manchester shopping Center signs up movie theater. The first Baptist Church Bennington retains Sooho Han As director of Christian eur Tion. May 5 a historic Equinox hotel Manchester will Host new England Amateur championship Golf tournament. A retailed Hawk Manchester visitor finds Home at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Eastern Pennsylvania. May 6 a Robert d. Stout administrator of the Putnam memorial Hospital is named president elect of the Vermont Hospital Assn. 224 sign up for Bennington a 1965 summer school. May 7 a mrs. Donald w. Humphrey of Silver Street Bennington is named a Vermont Catholic Mother of the a operation head Start a teachers will be trained at Goddard College. Summer youth corps funds Are assured for Bennington. May 8 a Manchester a Burr and Burton Seminary adds a new Wing. Eighteen county residents become auxiliary state police officers. Among them is mrs. Barbara m. Hoag of Scott Street the first woman to Complete the 52-hour Basic police course in the area. May to a the open House tour featuring works of Southern Vermont artists was attended by 1,000 persons. The Pine cobble school faculty fund will be enriched by $4,000. A new firehouse is dedicated in North Bennington. May la a a barricade and watchman will try to prevent hooliganism at Lake paran. The United counselling service Hospital affiliation is lauded at annual meeting. A preserve natural Vermont Beauty a a gov. Philip h. Hoft urges county farm Bureau. May 12 a old Bennington taxpayers Are concerned about Trees taxes bypass and unification at annual meeting. Antique London lanterns Are proposed for lighting old Village. Barber Bill Toomey a shaving Mug collection recalls the pre instant shave Era. May 13 a provision for a town manager goes into consolidation plan of unification group. Former chief Phil Sica will return As Cambridge . Police officer. May 14 a the Union school Board invests $2 million from the Sale of Bonds pending actual red. Vermont conservation is stressed at state league of women voters convention. Fifty Arlington and Pownal boy scouts Aid reforestation project near Sandgate. May 15 a Vermont House reap portions itself 150-plan wins out 163-62. The Broad Brook press is Back in operation after a ruinous fire. A new science Center at Williams College is being designed for 1966. May 17 a National and Eastern champions compete in the White water Canoe slalom on the West River Jamaica. The most Rev. Robert f. Joyce Bishop of Burlington recalls Bennington Days for 50th anniversary of Catholic daughters of America Here. May 18 a Bennington group gets $6,691 in a operation head Start funds. School costs would be lower under a merger plan according to figures released by school officials. May 19 a approval of an application for a $4,200 Grant for a town civil defense shelter is granted. Manchester a town manager Oakley k. Porter Leaver to be manager of the Manchester Branch office of the North Bennington first National Bank. St. Peters episcopal Church Bennington opens a Mission in Wilmington. May 20 a or. Paul Dudley White world famous heart specialist offers advice on preventing heart attacks at medical seminar Here. An area fall leadership conference for adults is planned. May 21 a the Bennington regional planning commission links the . 7 bypass solution to a future East West Highway. Beni a a Jim Betts wins top Vermont american legion scholarship. May 22 a the Bennington free Library receives a substantial bequest from the estate of mrs. Josephine Van Gleson Walker. The 16th annual Tri state music festival opens Here with band concert massed chorus and Parade. A new a old country store opens in Dorset under the management of or. And mrs. Joseph Petermann. May 24 a miss Andrea Kenyon of North Bennington is crowned miss Vermont. Republican women of Bennington and Rutland counties hear mrs. Dorothy a. Elston president of the National federation of Republican women in Manchester. May 25 a Richard c. Thomas succeeds Carroll p. Adams As executive Secretary of the Vermont Republican party. The ghost of Mario Paris rises to haunt the Bennington county court docket. May 26 a Pownal Orchard owner Erwin w. Meyer is under fire at migratory work Bill hearing. The Rev. Max Webster accepts Call to Collbran Colo Rado United Church of Christ. May 27 a state Purchase of a junk car Crusher is proposed in a new legislation Bill introduced by rep. Kenalene j. Collins of Readsboro. Bennington College girls celebrate Dante a 700th birthday. May 28 a Bennington High school principal Ralf s. Kates is named principal of the new it. Anthony Union High school. The Bennington Rutland eco nomic Opportunity Council applies for local anti poverty funds. May 29 a Many services activities Mark area memorial Day observances. The Dorset historical society compiles information about Graves of the towns pioneers. Miss Catherine chif Felle is ordained As pastor of the congregational Church Rupert. June june i a a new veterans memorial in the Hinsdill Ville cemetery near North Bennington is dedicated. James h. Morgan of Storrs conn., is chosen director of the Ford foundation project in Bennington. June 2 a Pownal racetracks Spring harness meet handle drops by $1 million. Roberta Elzey Bennington College senior wins major poetry prize. Village trustees consider Purchase of the old Post office for municipal office space. June 3 a Bennington selectmen revive interest in Barney Brook diversion project. Beni a a Dave Ordway is unanimous Choice for Western Vermont leagues All Star baseball team. Southern it. Art Center opens 36th season with . Mcintyre memorial exhibition. June 4 a work stoppage threatens at wrap Tures gift wrap inc. Atty. Rose m. Morrissey is first woman to head county bar Assn. Diplomat Richard f. Stolz jr., ousted by russians will speak at Arlington High school graduation. June 5 a Ulm and Shelburne museum cooperate to teach Early american arts and design. Tempers Are raised again in Manchester Over tax listings of motels. Hancock Shaker Village opens for its fifth season As a Public museum. June 7 a Twenty Bennington . Telephone co. Workers join 5-state protest strike. The Marlboro music festival with Rudolf Serkin director will soon Mark its 15th anniversary season. The famed cellist Pablo Casals returns to conduct. June 8 a state police it. Erwin Alexander is appointed Vermont commissioner of Public safety. Anonymous anti civil rights mailings Are received in the area. Village water is adequate despite 5.14-Inch deficit. June 9 a architect Richard b. Diamond sets Cost of proposed planetarium at $111,000. Wrap Tures gift wrap inc. Agreement ends work stoppage threat. White River Junction veterans facility to remain open. June to a assistant school superintendent Paul e. Kirsch resigns to become superintendent of schools of the Salamanca . Central school District. George Sleeman is named acting Bennington High school principal. Hoosick Falls Central school principal Philip Leonard succeeds James h. Beaverson As superintendent of schools. June la a mrs. Clifford b. Harwood of Manchester is elected to head the Vermont Republican women s club. Former state Public safety commissioner William h. Baumann trains for a a High level classified position in Washington. June 12 a the Cambridge Valley National Bank celebrates 100th anniversary this month. A japanese firm will use Globe Union process. The a word Barrier to peace is explored by Diplomat Richard f. Stolz or. At Arlington memorial High school graduation. June 14 a George Van Sant Voorde addresses 112 Bennington Catholic High school graduates 1,000 attend 132nd commencement at Burr and Burton largest class in Seminary history. Bennington Lodge of elks holds Flag Day observances. June 15 a Manchester taxpayers indignation rises Over property tax appraisals. A new Snow reporting system is considered at mount Snow Confer ence of ski area operators. June 16 a gov. Philip h. Hoff warns Bennington High school graduates of a revolutionary world Lester h. Nichols class of 1900, is honoured. Noncompetitive harness dates Pownal track is prepared to talk. Pownal rep. James Lounsbury wants a study of horse racing in Vermont. June 17 a gov. Hoff signs historic reapportionment Bills. Londonderry Landgrove Weston Union elementary school is approved by voters. Two new certifications bring the county a braille transcribers to three. 791 Calls later the Bennington Rescue squad celebrates its second birthday. June 18 a open House tour Marks the Start of manufacturing operations at the newly constructed Globe Union Plant. The company will produce 1,800 batteries daily. Bennington College Grants degrees to 64 seniors. June 19 a the Bennington historical museum name James r. Mitchell assistant curator. Controversial civil rights worker Edward Seaver and family head toward Mississippi. Globe Union inc. Buys the majority interest in Union electronics co. Ltd., Hong Kong. June 21 a or. Edward j. Bloustein is named president of Bennington College. The Federal government plans to convert Bennington sold Post office building to a Federal office building. Or. Irving Adler Shaftsbury is named president of Vermont in Mississippi vim inc. Project. June 22 a John Sparge of old Bennington recalls serving on president Woodrow Wilson a Industrial conference Board with Bernard m. Baruch. More Sparks Fly at another tax assessment hearing in Manchester. June 23 a Village and Rural school directors think time is right for a merger. $10,000 for Gypsy Moth control is sought by rep. Kenalene Collins of Readsboro. Pownal taxpayers approve All school District requests. June 24 a sen. George d. Aikens Bill would make the Robert Frost farm near Ripton it. An historic site. The West Arlington Batten kill handle company Mill is razed by fire caused by a Bolt of lightning. Zoning hearing ponders Impact of St. Joseph College dormitory on old Bennington. June 25 a Rural school District votes 133-56 to merge their elementary schools with those in the Bennington graded District but error voids vote. Planetarium also wins approval. A Bennington Rutland economic Opportunity Council is formed with 27 members. June 26 a three Cambridge . Insurance agencies merge under the name of Jerome e. Wright inc. Russell Manchester opens an antique shop in the former Mattson store Shaftsbury. Or. And mrs. Martin Harrington Are the new owners of the country store Shaftsbury. June 28 a manpower trainees help build new shelter on the Long Trail in Pownal. Famed cellist Pablo Casals opens the 15th season of the Marlboro music festival. June 29 a Bennington a unification study committee agrees on five selectmen to be elected from town at Large. Manchester May end their 88-year-old fire District no. I. The Vermont House and Senate conference agrees on municipal court reorganization. June 30 a fort Dummer state Park opens at Guilford. $8.23 tax rate is set by the Bennington graded school District voters. County agriculture agent John Page airs problems of listers in assessing Farmland. J la in july land in i a owners of Forest Glastonbury and Woodford agree to permit the use of their land for a municipal watershed to enlarge areas water Supply. Arlington town planners Are leaning toward a a regional july 2 a Manchester Board of civil auth orly restores lower assessments to Motel property owners. A new recreation area is opened at Barber Pond East Pownal. July 3 a the former Church building of our lady of Fatima Church Wilmington is purchased by St. Peters episcopal Church Bennington. The Church is now known As St. Mary a in the mountains. July 6 a state senator Allan b. Angney or. Of Arlington announces he will seek re election. Readsboro celebrates Independence Day with Parade and special events. Shaftsbury entertains several thousand persons with fireworks display. July 7 a gov. Philip h. Hoff announces plans for rebuilding . 7 Between Bennington and Manchester into a four Lane Access Highway. Village trustees examine proposals for new streets for residential develop ment. July 8 a Bennington water continued on Page 7 s

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