Nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, the town of Manchester is a destination for shoppers, outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs and more. Among its attractions are the Northshire Bookstore, the Manchester Designer Outlets, the Equinox Preservation Trust, the American Museum of Flyfishing and Hildene, the summer home of former U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln, the only surviving son of President Abraham Lincoln and president, of the Pullman Palace Car Company.
Burr & Burton beat BUHS 8-2 during their game in Brattleboro on Tuesday evening.
A fallen tree that took down a power line caused a brush fire that scorched more than 50-acres of land along Melchen Road in West Brattleboro on Monday afternoon. The blaze proved to present a significant challenge to emergency personnel.
Oak Grove students in grades K-6 participated in the school's first "Oak Grove Green Up Day" on April 28th. Students from the Green Team and Student Council helped to spread awareness about how to keep the neighborhood clean, and organized times and locations for each classroom to go outside and collect litter from the neighborhood surrounding Oak Grove School. Students learned about what is safe to pick up, and thoroughly enjoyed greening up the streets and playground.
Students and teachers from Newbrook Elementary School participated in a spelling bee at the school on Friday, April 10th. The class made up teams made up from students from grades 2-6 and teachers. The spelling bee was a fundraiser for the sixth grade class's field trip to Montreal in May.