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Hoosick Falls gears up for St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 23rd annual Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off on March 15 at 1 p.m.

More than 50 floats and attractions will be a part of it.

The parade begins at Wood Park, then heads down Main Street, John Street, Church Street, Willard Street and back down Main Street.

This year’s grand marshals are Sisters K. Pat Hayes and Rita Bulson, and “Irishman for a Day”, Phil Leonard. Their father Frank Kennedy, was once mayor.

Their family has roots in Ireland.

After the parade, a “Safe Ride Home” program will be offered within 10 miles of the village, courtesy Steve’s Taxi. If you need a ride, please call (518) 677-2503.

The full lineup is below, courtesy parade organizers:

Hoosick Falls St Patrick’s Parade Line-Up

Vermont Department of Corrections holding town hall meeting

The Vermont Department of Corrections will hold a town hall meeting on February 12, to discuss facts and figures from last year.

The meeting is part of a series of town halls across the state.

It will be held from 4 p.m. To 6 p.m. On Vermont Interactive Television, which has several locations across the state, including Bennington.

For more information, please click here to visit The Vermont Department of Corrections website.

Bennington College to host Painter Cora Cohen

Painter Cora Cohen will give a free lecture at Bennington College.

The lecture is scheduled for November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Tishman Lecture Hall.

Cohen uses urban and philosophical sources as inspiration for her paintings.

For more information on Cora Cohen, please click here.

Hoosick Falls Armory hosting Texas Hold 'Em Tournament

Get your cards out, as the Armory in Hoosick Falls hosts its latest Texas Hold 'Em Tournament.

Tournaments are usually held on the first Friday of each month.

The next tournament will be November 1.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with play starting at 6:30 p.m.

Buy in is $35 with an optional $10 add on.

Catamount gala postponed in Bennington

Catamount sculptures painted by local artists have been on display in Bennington. - File / WNYT

BENNINGTON, Vt. - The government shutdown may be over, but a planned event in Bennington may have fallen victim to the long standoff.

The Bennington Catamount Prowl committee says it will postpone its gala and auction that was planned for next weekend.

The event has been rescheduled for next spring. They say it will allow time for things to return to a more normal atmosphere.

More than 30 fiberglass catamount sculptures have been on display throughout the town. Each one was creatively painted by local artists.

WBTN 1370 inviting public to celebrate their 60th anniversary

A Vermont radio station is inviting the public to celebrate their 60th anniversary with them.

The celebration for WBTN 1370 takes place on Friday, September 27, from 3-6 p.m.

It includes free food, along with gifts and door prizes, plus wine and a beer tasting.

The station is located at 407 Harwood Hill.

Bennington to offer Hazardous Waste Recycling

Hazardous materials should not be put out with regular garbage.

That’s why the Town of Bennington is hosting a free Hazardous Waste Recycling Day.

Residents of Bennington and Woodward can bring their hazardous waste to the Bennington Transfer Station on October 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A list of what can be accepted is below: