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Charter committee members oppose 'strong' mayor idea

BENNINGTON — Charter Review Committee members have voiced objections to the so-called "strong mayor" form of government, which is proposed in a citizen petition now circulating among …
They're still calling the shots

After the latest gun-related bloodbath in America, the veteran television reporter, Tom Brokaw, had this to say during a panel discussion: "We are where we are because of the power of people who …

Dispensary need not be feared

Editorial: Time to get involved is now

Editorial: Clarity needed from state on airport plan

One pan, 30 minutes and $25 = Dinner

PITTSFIELD — Although it wasn't (hopefully) as daunting as the mystery box challenge Gordon Ramsey gives contenders on "Master Chef" — and we don't think we're anywhere close to being as …

Thom Smith: Stop! Don't touch that fuzzy, white caterpillar

Ron Kujawski: Time to plant wonderful, multi-purpose garlic

UVM enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortar

Book Marks: A detective in need of a vacation

In "Trace," Archer Mayor's 28th Joe Gunther novel in 28 years, the three hard-working detectives of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation are faced with three complicated cases at a time when they are …

Young playwrights take home awards

New art celebrated this fall

Then and now: Arts in southern Vermont

Brian Marsella's iMAGiNARiUM comes to Masonic Hall

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Re-opening the Shaftsbury Country Store?

SHAFTSBURY — The Shaftsbury Planning Commission has submitted a report to the Select Board outlining possible pathways to re-vitalizing the Shaftsbury Country Store, and concluded that whatever …

Warm the Children seeks applicant

BENNINGTON — A local campaign is returning this fall to help families who otherwise wouldn't be able to buy warm clothing for their children.Families who need help buying warm winter clothing …

Man wanted for attempted murder in custody

BENNINGTON — A Readsboro man wanted for attempted murder is being held in a Vermont prison after being arrested at a Connecticut casino.Alfred A. Craven, 48, who police said fled the state …

Gilpin: ITVFest can bring Manchester closer to goals

MANCHESTER — After a successful first year in Manchester, the Independent Television and Film Festival (ITVFest) is here to stay according to festival director Philip Gilpin Jr. Community …

First Rock-N-Brews Series concert coming Saturday

BENNINGTON — Live rock and roll. Home-brewed beer. Food trucks. Does that grab your attention?If so, you'll want to be at Southern Vermont College starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday for the first …
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Roundup: Minutemen split recent games

BENNINGTON — The Senior Minutemen got off to a slow start against Schuylerville falling behind 20-0 early in the second quarter en route to a 42-21 loss. However, the Minutemen showed a lot of …

Mountaineers drop NECC battle to Elms

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College volleyball team won the first set in a matchup against Elms at the Mountaineer Athletic Center, but the Blazers roared back for three straight sets to …

Gowan appointed as SVC associate Athletic Director

BENNINGTON — Southern Vermont College Director of Athletics Sharief Hashim announced on Tuesday that Christin Gowan has been appointed the department's associate director of athletics.Gowan, …

Cipperley: 'Storm are staying in Bennington'

BENNINGTON — It's been a whirlwind year for Bennington's own New England Football League team, the Southern Vermont Storm.From where they sat a year ago in the midst of a 2016 season cancelled …
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Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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