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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 3, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Chronology of Bennington area events for 1965 commissioners take firs. Look at proposed pipeline dam plans. Also consider age old problem town need for Village s water Supply. Village trustees Ponder idea of hiring a full time municipal Engineer. July 9 a the Manchester welfare and nursing Assn. Serves nearly everyone in the Community. Carroll Banty Bowen of Manchester is picked for the new York mets tryouts. Drought conditions Start in the area. July to a the Vermont development department has retained Lowrie Gibb of Manchester to head a Survey of higher educational facilities. The Bennington historical museum is bequeathed mrs. Elmer Marland Johnson s Bennington pottery collection of about 4,000 pieces. July 12 a the spacious new Quot Given Wing Quot of the Mark Skinner Library Manchester is dedicated. Hungary s Foremost composer Zoltan Kodaly and wife visit Marlboro. An old Friend Pablo Casals Drew him to the Green mountains. July 13 a swedish student Pekka Jonson has summer employment at the Vermont Container corp. Seventy horses compete in Cambridge Saddle club s horse show. July 14 a miss Vivian Fine Bennington College faculty member Sparks concept of blending theater dance and music at american dance festival. The state forests and Parks department begins expansion of both Winter and summer recreation facilities. July 15 a Green Mountain Park Racetrack management assists Pownal in water shortage. Sixty Vermont industrialists tour the general Cable corp. In Pownal. Too children arrive for vacations in the area under the new York Herald Tribune s a fresh air program. July 16 a Rural zoning is proposed by John c. Burdis associates area s planning consultant. Fall Vermont elections Are ordered by . Court. Bennington s Rescue squad seeks funds for a new ambulance. July 17 a retired army officers it. Col. Robert Gilroy and his wife major Eleanor Gilroy Purchase the bulrushes Motel. July 19 a Manchester roof reception honors Nathan Kam Ber new grand master of the grand Lodge of Vermont Odd Fellows. The state tax department hires seven professional appraisers to Aid local listers. July 20 a a Federal Grant of $20,005 is approved for the Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council inc. For a Survey and projects. St. Joseph College s zoning plea is granted conditionally by old Bennington. The Bennington Rescue squad acquires a new ambulance. July 21 a the Bennington Board of civil authority begins task of subdividing the new Bennington Woodford legislative District. Town rejoins suit to oust billboards. Trustees vote to ban North Street parking. July 22 a new amendments to Bennington Village charter become official. Dorset Antiques fair benefits Library. Grandma Moses Nephew Wilfred Robertson exhibits paintings at White Creek s annual old Home Day. July 23 a area poverty sur vey begins Board tackles changed budget. Batte Kiil River a fishing for fun proposal is debated again by fishermen and the state fish and game Board. July 24 a Rural water Supply development urged by sen. George d. Aiken passes Senate. Bromley ski resort adds Golf Range and new restaurant. July 26 a the Bennington Little league All stars win Southern Vermont title. Area army reservists join two week fort Knox command exercise. New England Amateur Golf tournament prepares for tee off in Manchester. July 27 a new Jersey group develops Sandgate ski and housing area. The Bennington unification study committee adopts proposal for a unified tax rate of $5.33. Dorset gop women organize. July 28 a learning about humanities Asia enlivens Ford foundation summer school project. High court s guardian counsel decision has Impact Here. White Creek s old Home Day uses Quaker theme of world Friendship. July 29 a Stewart e. Allen Heads Board of merged Village and Rural schools. 500 attend Myca swimming classes. John Grant a Spry 104, visits his daughter mrs. Ernest w. Mattoon or. Of Arlington. July 30 a Deeley gallery Manchester presents an exhibition of sculpture and drawings by William Calfee of Dorset. Surgeons or. Oakley m. Frost and or. Stewart g. Jones join Putnam memorial Hospital staff. July 31 a it. Gov. John j. Daley addresses american legionnaires at the opening session of their state convention Here. The state water resources Board orders Walloomsac River cleanup. Bennington to tartans plan building a Library Park at the Bennington free Library As a memorial to the late Bradford Smith. August aug. 2 a pious shakers liked Good food Public can Sample it soon at the second annual Shaker Kitchen festival Hancock mass. House minority Leader Gerald Ford of Michigan will be the speaker at Vermont gop dinner. Aug. 3 a Bennington s enlarged water Supply system plans May get Federal Aid. Bennington College is concerned about speeders on its Road. Hoosick Falls officials look for new planning consultant. Aug. 4 a the it. Tissue paper co. Is Quot working steadily Quot to curb Walloomsac River pollution. Area employment Boom continues at a High rate. Aug. 5 a mrs. Clarence Howard of old Bennington seeks seat in Vermont House of representatives. Miss Madellane St. Amand social worker joins staff of the United counselling service. Aug. 6 a seven town representative District 32 ponders ways to administer it. More than 50 artists exhibit at White Creek old Home Day festivities. Aug. 7 a the Bennington Rod and gun club pampers 170 Young pheasants. The Birds will be released soon under the club s stocking program. Mrs. Alice m. Harwood retires from the Banner after 47 years employment. Aug. 9 a author Shirley Jackson mrs. Stanley e. Hyman of North Bennington Dies at age 46. A painting by Ogden Pleiss Ner of Pawlet is accepted for the Kennedy Library. 500 watch the 12th annual Arlington Lions club horse show. Aug. To a members of the Republican town committees of Bennington and Woodford join to serve the new District 3. Area s rainfall is encouraging but still not up to Par. Water boards engineers draw pipeline plans. Aug. La a Vermont is eligible for $750,000 in Federal recreation funds wanted by Ben his George Sleeman High school dropouts. Aug. 12 a concertmaster Alexander Schneider will conduct Marlboro festival ensemble on its state department sponsored world tour. Woodford is counted in by contract in the newly formed Bennington school District inc. Aug. 13 a two Hundred English teen agers visit Manchester and surrounding area. Writer Carlo Wolter of Searsburg recommends Vermont s Northeast kingdom for a Serene motor tour. Aug. 14 a old Bennington seeks advice in dispute Over St. Joseph College zoning. Gov. Philip h. Hoff speaking at a rotary club luncheon urges modernization of state and local governments. Aug. 16 a Bennington Battle Day goes unheralded. Herbert w. Congdon Well known author and architect Dies at his Home in Arlington. Ceremonies Mark Pownal Library groundbreaking. Aug. 17 a j. Duncan Camp Bell will seek re election As chairman of the Bennington town Republican committee. The self employed in county exceeds National average. Aug. 18 a mechanics and carpentry courses Are available in the area under the manpower development and training act. Work starts on construction of a new civil defense warning shelter. Aug. 19 a James l. Woodard of Arlington is named Manchester town manager. Clarence Howard of old Bennington designs Christmas cards with a local flavor. Aug. 20 a planning consultant John c. Burdis gives the regional planning commission a new Beatline proposal for . 7 bypass. Batte Kiil River a fishing for fun proposal is turned Down by the Vermont fish and game Board. Aug. 21 a president Johnson and Capitol colleagues celebrate sen. George Aiken s 73rd birthday. Reed Rexford of Newport vt., is named agriculture commissioner by gov. Philip h. Hoff. Aug. 23 a Dorris Pond opening Marks a new Dorset recreation area. Vermont ski Industry protests new immigration service ruling that affects foreign instructors. Aug. 24 a Federal funds Are available for restudy of Bennington a roaring Branch flood Wall project. The summer youth Job corps program Here extends into a Winter project. Aug. 25 a fifty Arlington ans protest dirt bugs in town s water. Bromley installs two new chairlifts Quot world s largest Quot Snow making equipment. Elks take interstate baseball title with 4-2 win Over co. Aug. 26 a Allan j. Heath superintendent of Bennington Village schools retires after 21 years service. The state plans $100,000 Trout fishing project North Street traffic a a Pesky traffic problem in Bennington that has Long plagued Village trustees was resolved during the year when trustees acted to ban parking on the East Side of the Street. Hagerman in Winhall and Londonderry. Ford foundation director James h. Morgan guides area schools improvement. Aug. 27 a bypass decision ends eight year hassle. Ralf Kates is named new Quot executive officer Quot for it. Anthony Union school District. Dedication services Are held for the new our lady of Fatima Church in Wilmington. Aug. 28 a Gilso pottery expands into former grist Mill. Furrier Emery Krausz opens new shop in West Dover. His services Are available to Ben Ning ionians through the sewing shop main Street. Aug. 30 a fire destroys Long Trail Camp in Winhall. New Hampshire Downs Vermont 20-13 at annual shrine bowl football game. Aug. 31 a Arlington planners ask for zoning action regional plan meeting sept. I a former representative Leo Emery of Wilmington runs for seat in House from the seven town District 32. Cows really Lead a fast life confides county agent John Page. Sept. 2 a William c. Colvin Dean of North Bennington merchants retires. Manchester chamber of Commerce charges police with Everett s. Lillie seeks District 2 House seat. Sept. 3 a Tracy e. Kenyon or. Runs for a fourth term in the Vermont Assembly from District 42. Mrs. Ethel Bruso announces she will seek House seat from subdistrict 2. Sept. 4 a Rev. Thomas e. Steffen assumes pastorate of the second congregational Church. Sept. 7 a plans Are unveiled for a luxury apartment building in Jeffersonville near the Madonna Mountain ski area. Funds pour in for Guilford Welcome Center. Sept. 8 a the state take increases under new Green Mountain Racetrack split. William Strohmaier Pownal Dairyman is named 1965 Vermont Farmer of the year. Sept. 9 a Bennington selectmen air merits of using paper ballots in the i All elections. State racing commission chairman Fred p. Davis is optimistic on future of the Green Mountain Racetrack. Sept. To a the Bennington Rutland anti poverty unit hires John Coombs As a full time executive director. Sept. La a Edward j. Blous Tein Bennington College s new president warns freshmen students to Quot go slowly and sept. 13 a the Rev. Donald a. Webster presently associate Rector of St. Peters Church Bennington will become Rector of Trinity episcopal Church Rutland. Vermont leads the nation in Highway death rate. Sept. 14 a talk of Unity starts Sparks at Bennington Republican caucus. Paul Feeley of the Bennington College Art faculty purchases the old North Bennington firehouse for an Art and sculpture studio. Sept. 15 a Pearl s. Buck plans use of Winhall property by her foundation which aids amerasian children. The 11-town Tri Val Ley regional school study group disbands. New target Region ligation. Sept. 16 a big Bromley inc. Seeks authority to construct an Earth fill dam on Bromley Mountain. Green Mountain Park s fall meeting opens with a 50-Day schedule of daytime racing. Sept. 17 a the regional planning commission gives its final approval to a Bennington bypass report. Sept. 18 a the Ford foundation backs Prospect school in North Bennington. The new private elementary school tests unique ideas in teaching. Plans for a proposed Vermont philharmonic Hall and Art Center Start with a gift of $50,000. Sept. 20 a William dolt is assigned co worker for Deputy probation and parole officer Daniel j. Holland in Bennington county. Sept. 21 a fog hinders air search for a Light plane carrying missing Bennington educators Ralf s. Kates Rev. Vincent Spinelli James h. Morgan and w. Philip Walker. Sept. 22 a Bennington is stunned by tragic loss of four educators Ralf s. Kates Rev. Vincent j. Spinelli James h. Morgan and w. Philip Walker in plane crash on Mendon Mountain. Saddened school boards Issue joint statement. Sept. 23 a the Bennington graded school District appoints former supt. Allan j. Heath As an administrative assistant. North Pownal families Are without water. Sept. 24 a Rockwood Mill on East main Street is sold to the . Spinning corp. Producing linings for Coats. Manchester firefighters receive $1,000 Check from the it. Bank and Trust co. To apply Ai new firehouse construction. Sept. 25 a work is proceeding on a new Park in Back of the Bennington free Library designed for an outdoor Reading room. Sept. 27 a a Gay nineties Scenic Railroad tour is sponsored by the Bennington rotary club and the Empire state railway museum. Sept. 28 a Remote is appointed acting principal of Molly Stark school. The annual boy scout 4-h conservation Camporee on Rupert Mountain winds up a three Day Success. Sept. 29 a a Small turnout at a special Village meeting votes water for five Bennington Flats families. The Sage of swamp acres bemoans the seasons last Orchid. Sept. 30 a the it. Anthony Union school Board May operate existing High schools until the new school is completed. Area artists Are featured at Stratton Art oct. I a educators memorials Are planned in new Union school. Putnam memorial Hospital receives a Damon Runyon memorial Grant of $21,900 for cancer research. Oct. 2 a the local poverty program is accelerated leaders map new projects. Southern Vermont Orchards plight excellent Apple crop but too few pickers. Oct. 4 a the state Highway departments decision for the proposed Bennington bypass route is reported due in about three months. Dorset revives visiting nurse project. Oct. 5 a the Vermont supreme court revokes a lower court ruling that Putnam memorial Hospital admit and treat destitute county persons at no charge to those counties. Oct. 6 a plans for a William a. Myers memorial get under Way at Shaftsbury. A Vermont supreme court decision paves Way for removal of certain billboards along Rte. 7 in Bennington. Oct. 7 a Manchester artist mrs. Reita s. Litz specializes in porcelain making. Manchester voters May be asked to approve construction of a new municipal building. Oct. 8 a a Multi million Dollar resort area and ski development is started in Dorset hollow. The announcement is made by the developers Dorset associates inc. Michel 7-.atif is named fall foliage Queen Irene e. Reed Junior Queen. Oct. 9 a the Mack molding co. Of Arlington installs a new $20,000 sewage treatment system in order to reduce the amount of pollution flowing into the Bat ten kill River. Waldo c. Holden is installed As president of the Vermont bar association. Oct. La a Edward j. Blous Tein is inaugurated As the fifth president of Bennington College. Or. Jacob Bronowsky British scientist delivers the principal address. Oct. 12 a the 175th anniversary of the Hebron . United presbyterian Church is celebrated. Woodford state Park is approved by the Vermont inter Agency committee. Oct. 13 a mrs. Spencer mat Tison a former teacher and principal of Fisher elementary school Arlington is honoured for 20 years service. James l. Tomasi Bennington leaves for Venezuela As a member of the peace corps. Oct. 14 a a one room school in Eagle Bridge . Will House grandma Moses museum. Charles John Stevenson noted radio personality humorist and Banner columnist Dies. Oct. 15 a Williams and Bennington College students plan a Quot two state peace March Quot to protest american involvement in Viet Nam. Local veterans plan a a confrontation with protesting student marchers. Oct. 16 a a county economic needs Survey is outlined for Manchester group. Plans Are formulated for new District schools to have facilities for educating the mentally retarded. Oct. 18 a a three Day adult leadership training conference is planned at West Dover it. Valuable postal supplies Are moved from the old South Street location to the new Elm Street Post office. Oct. 19 a John p. Riddle for nine years associate Secretary of the area Myca resigns to become county coordinator of the Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council. Oct. 20 a Bennington county Highway hazards Are slated for elimination by the state. Less than eight per cent of the electorate of the Bennington Woodford legislative District turn out for the primaries. Oct. 21 a Congress approves funds for flood Wall study on roaring Branch River. The Bennington South supervisory Union school districts hire Kenneth r. Baldwin business manager. Oct. 22 a Elbert g. Moulton of the Vermont development department urges regional planning at the annual meeting of the Manchester chamber of Commerce. Oct. 23 a atty. John p. Morrissey and Vincent j. Bartimo vice president and general manager of the Pownal Racetrack Are elected to the governing Board of the greater Vermont Assn. Oct. 25 a nearly 700 unemployed vermonters have been taught occupational skills Over the past three years under the states manpower training program. Oct. 26 a the Bennington free Library is nominated for the National Dorothy Canfield Fisher award. The Rev. Thaddeus s. Swertz c.s.c., has assumed the duties of principal of the Bennington Catholic High school. Oct. 27 a Bennington Village water Board and engineers examine water expansion plans. Shaftsbury planning commission pledges action. Oct. 28 a planetarium plans move ahead. Chester c. Ring Heiser assumes the duties of a full time Bennington Banner reporter in Manchester. Oct. 29 a Bennington Village and Rural school boards review a uniform salary schedule for teachers. Bid openings for construction of the new it. Anthony Union school Are set ahead to nov. 12. Oct. 30 a the Eagle Square mfg. Co. Strike is settled seniority rights defined. Improvements to the runway apron areas at the Bennington municipal Airport get under nov. I a Harley Walter Kidder who once ran for president of the United states on the prohibitionist ticket keeps a Vigil on activities of the Vermont legislature. Nov. 2 a Cambridge moves Forward with a new Street lighting program. Early snowfall testifies that Winter is Here. Nov. 3 a the town of Bennington May have to pay damages to a Pittsfield billboard firm by court ruling. The old Post office is eyed As new municipal Center. Nov. 4 a the National labor relations Board holds a hearing on Globe Union inc. Employees Union vote. The Southern Vermont Art Center trustees confirm a new Road from the Entrance on West Road Manchester to the gallery. Nov. 5 a problems a Small and Large a plague the Arlington water company. The future of the greater Bennington Assn. Is debated strengthened setup urged. Nov. 6 a a new operating room suite is planned at Mary Mcclellan Hospital Cambridge under the hospitals building and renovation program. The Banner sponsors a new feature for area schoolchildren called Quot your news nov. 8 a Vermont is allocated $400,000 for Highway beautification billboard and junkyard control. Many schools participate in the Banner news quiz. Nov. 9 a anti poverty unit approves Dorset nursing project scores delay in Bennington College Survey. James h. Mann or. Of Haverhill mass., is hired As clerk of the works for construction of the it. Anthony Union school. Nov. To a Power failure darkens the Northeast. Bennington a electric Power is restored quickly. The greater Bennington school Board considers a memorial for w. Philip Walker. Nov. La a impressive rites Mark Observance of veterans Day. Retail sales in Hoosick Falls jump 40 per cent Over a five year period. Nov. 12 a vermonter Charles r. Ross plays a key role in solving the massive Power loss in the northeastern United states and Canada. A study is launched on education of retarded children in new Public schools. Nov. 13 a Howard of Kelley of Wolfeboro n.h., is chosen new superintendent of the it. Anthony Union and Bennington graded school districts. Low bidder for construction of the new Union school is the George a. Fuller co. Of Boston mass. Nov. 15 a the Vermont Public service Board approves the merger of Gay s express inc. With five sister Maine trucking companies. Nov. 16 a it. Anthony Union school Board approves Fuller co. Bid work starts on new school a in a few Days figures shed Light on need for Arlington school expansion. Leo Charbonneau Manchester Center shoots 5-foot Coy dog. Nov. 17 a police probe Quot a major theft Quot of narcotics and drug equipment from a Manchester Center drugstore. Vermont received $225,000 More in Pownal Racetrack Money this year than last despite the fact that the handle dropped by $750,000. Nov. 18 a state police enter probe of narcotics theft at Manchester Center drugstore. The Bennington league of women voters sponsors a Quot know your candidates a debate by legislative hopefuls. Nov. 19 a consultant John c. Burdis wishes reactions from the villages of Bennington and North Bennington on the desirability of streamlined municipal centers and a pedestrian mall. A Manchester area development corp. Will Aid in economic planning. Nov. 20 a John g. Herlihy of Patchogue ., is named director of the local Ford foundation project. Village trustees have cleared the Way for a joint health insurance plan covering employees of both the Village and the town. Nov. 22 a area firms have trouble getting paid for work on the new Bennington Post office. Selected musicians from 16 new York state schools gather for melodious weekend at Hoosick Falls Central school. Nov. 23 a planning conscious Bennington county finds itself Lucky with two professional planners Henry b. Raymore and Stuart h. Ortloff residing in Arlington. Nov. 24 a republicans sweep Bennington county in special elections. Reapportionment spells gop Victory. George Vansantvoord a democratic candidate for the Vermont House in subdistrict 3, is the Lone survivor of the gop resurgence. Nov. 26 a Bennington High school administrative officer George a. Sleeman is appointed assistant superintendent of schools in the Bennington South supervisory Union. Employment in Vermont is up 10,000 in two years. Nov. 27 a Home ownership reaches a Peak in Bennington county. Groundbreaking ceremonies Are held for the new it. Anthony Union school. Nov. 29 a Vermont poet Walter hard a retires from the Johnny Appleseed bookshop in Manchester. Next Job collecting his writings for Ulm the new owner is Frederic f. Taylor of Winhall. Nov. 30 a Bennington naval fighter Pilot Franklin Harrington escapes in Viet Nam air crash. The future of the old Academy Library in old Bennington is be Elm a dec. I a Frank Starzel a former general manager of the associated press says the Viet Nam War can be won. Starzel now retired lives in Londonderry. Cambridge resort developers invite charter membership. Dec. 2 a the Bob Beers family of Petersburg entertain 60 professional Folk song artists from seven states and Canada for a musical weekend. Bob Evelyne and Martha Beers Are Folk singers. Dec. 3 a Village trustees consider proposed main Street shopping mall. Anson Hawkins Shaftsbury postmaster for 34 years resigns. Dec. 4 a Lyndon state College is accredited by the . Association of colleges and secondary schools. Highway fatalities in the state so far this year have reached 140 As against 120 recorded deaths last year at this time. Dec. 6 a the Rev. Edith Craig Reynolds who spends Summers at her Home in Hoosick ., presents the town with $22,000 for a new fire truck. The new Bennington Post office is dedicated with appropriate ceremonies. Dec. 7 a a committee headed by or. Julius Manes raises funds to enlarge the it. Anthony Union High school stage. Dorset Cpl. Daniel w. Chapman stationed in Viet Nam values his sentry dog Over a any five men dec. 8 a Manchester voters approve construction of a new town office building. Arthur l. Theberge ends 26 years As superintendent of the Bennington Highway department. The new Cambridge country club plans include a clubhouse and 18-Hole Golf course. Dec. 9 a the state Seal tree on it. 313, West Arlington provides greens for state House Wreath. Bennington College students Excel in concert tour preview. Dec. To a North Bennington wrestles with proposed unification act. The Snow Valley ski area is sold to Marvin Parker and mrs. Avis Tifft. Dec. La a the 1967 world exhibition takes shape in Montreal. Will Vermont go expo dec. 13 a Dorset town officials move into the Community s new town office building. The International farm youth Exchange program is dedicated to peace and the improvement of world understanding. Dec. 14 a Horst Dairy is sold to Fairdale farms inc. The . Electric Power co. Plans to expand recreation Sites at Somerset Reservoir. Dec. 15 a state funds Are authorized for a vocational training Center in Bennington. Unification study committee views problem of electing selectmen. Zoning fire department questions also considered. Dec. 16 a selectmen speak up for vote by a outside town on unification favor two year terns for selectmen. A nuclear Power Plant is planned near Rutland. The Bennington Lions club hosts a Christmas party for the area s Blind persons. Dec. 17 a a uniform salary schedule for teachers in the new Union High school is adopted. Globe Union inc. Employees vote 60-34 for Law Union representation. Dec. 18 a the value of new construction started in Bennington Village this year tops $3 million. The Community welfare committee assembles clothes and toys for local needy families. Dec. 20 a animals of the Bennington county humane society seek new owners for Christmas. Big Bromley ski area Peru installs Quot world s largest Snow making dec. 21 a selectmen give Fred Olin a final ultimatum on junkyard requirements. Blind Wilmington Ian miss Marion bum Ferd receives her masters degree in education from Western Michigan University. Dec. 22 a agreement is reached pm a new three year contract for Hale co. Employees. Changes Are made in planning a unified fire department. Dec. 23 a a recent study made by the . Census Bureau shows that Bennington county families do less moving. William j. My Martin treasurer of Dodge fibres corp., Hoosick Falls is named director of the company. Dec. 24 a Hobby turns into a business for Marshall Knapp 16, of Burgess Road who raises tropical fish. Holiday ski business is the Best in Vermont history. Dec. 27 a nearly too International students arrive in the area from Bennington to Springfield Vermont for the Holiday. A Corn crop in neighbouring Stephentown . Originated the world famous Golden Bantam Strain. Dec. 28 a former news executive Frank j. Starzel replies to the National Council of churches policy stand on the Viet Nam War. Christmas rain gave ski areas nightmares. Dec. 29 a Manchester selectmen urge that no credit be allowed for towns that already have comprehensive plans As a stipulation for entering a regional planning commission. They also recommended that if credit is allowed that Manchester be entitled to some reduction in costs for entering the regional commission because of its 1962 town plan. Gov. Hoff announced he will submit a $36 million Bond Issue for Highway construction at the special session of the legislature. Bennington grand list shows a Sharp increase for the year. Robert m. Wilson is being eyed by gov. Philip Hoff for a Post on the Vermont state Highway Board. Roland t. Sandberg of Brattleboro is named a director of the pol graphic company of America. Dec. 30 a police report burglaries at the Moose club where it is estimated Quot More than a $1,000 was taken and at the a Way corporation where no Money was stolen. Arthur Quot Toge Quot Theberge retires As Village Highway superintendent recalling some of the changes that had taken place in maintaining Village streets during his tenure As superintendent since 1939. Billboards felled a a Vermont Highway department Crew operating under orders issued by the Secretary of state on nov. 12 felled four billboards standing along . 7 at the Southern Boundary of Bennington. The signs stood on property of Francis Frazier who had recently purchased them from a Massachusetts outdoor advertising firm Maurice Callahan and sons. The removal action followed months of litigation Between the state and the Callahan firm Over the signs illegality. Hagerman skim Hui

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