Community

Main Street Revitalization

Bennington transforms its downtown with a project championed by its own passionate residents.

Community

Celebrating 80 Years of rk Miles

A local institution with a rich history looks back on its 80th anniversary and shares plans for the future.

Weddings

Hitched!

Local venues share their guests’ special day.

Discover

VT Voices: Southern Vermont’s Leading Ladies

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment (which granted women the right to vote), we sat down and spoke with the strong female leaders who run some of Southern Vermont’s most prominent and influential artistic organizations.

What's New

What’s New in Town

Read about a few of the new businesses that have arrived to Manchester!

Events

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Manchester Merriment

Six weeks of holiday charm to embrace the spirit of the season. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in Manchester that means welcoming the winter holidays in festive style including with a community tree lighting ceremony, lighted tractor parade, and more…

Stories

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Amanda Birch seed to skin

Manchester Life recently sat with Amada Birch to get to know her better and find out more about her seed to skin secrets to her amazing Signature facial treatments.

Explore

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To Two Cow Lane and back

Here is a wonderful walk to take in Manchester Center— something to enjoy after your shopping and your gallery hopping, after you are done exploring along the Riverwalk at the Town Green, and after you have had a bite to eat in town. This is a short, self-guided stroll on Bonnet Street, the perfect block or two to see what adds to Manchester’s charm.

Community

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visit Newfane

Newfane is as old as Vermont, settled eight years before the town was officially organized. The early residents were farmers, pioneers really, on rugged terrain that the Reverend Timothy Dwight IV (1752– 1817) described as “uneven” in the diaries he kept during his famous journeys through New England.

Community

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Manchester Medical Center

As a Manchester native, Dr. Janel Kittredge knows it has not always been easy to get access to a doctor here, especially when residents or visitors need one the most.