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Bennington County's Got Talent: Their turn to shine

BENNINGTON — With the house lights dimmed and a spotlight hanging overhead, the twelve finalists took their turns performing before the audience of 150 people. When the singing and …
Opinion
Another view: What's not fake about the news

The next time someone jokes about "fake news," stop them in their tracks and remind them that a record number of journalists around the world sit behind bars today for the crime of seeking the truth. …

Our View: More than skiing at stake in climate crisis

Our View: Woodford wise to revote on Act 46

Our opinion: A legacy and a future, imperiled by a presidential decree

Lifestyles
Thomas Christopher | Be-A-Better-Gardener: Snow is 'poor man's fertilizer'

As I contemplate the task of plowing the driveway, I find it hard to see anything appealing in the previous night's snowfall. Certainly, the idea of a white Christmas was a lot more appealing when I …

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: No rhyme or reason to bears' denning ritual

Study: Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders

A sweet cookie swap tradition

Vermont Digger
Cost-cutting by schools on agenda

Earlier this month, Republican Gov. Phil Scott suggested laying off school staff to plug an $80 million hole in the education fund and end the threat of a 9-cent increase on property taxes.But he's …

Burlington mayor defends immigration policy against federal pressure

Vt to spend $31M on Act 46 mergers

Governor says he'll sign legislation allowing marijuana possession

Sanders decries college financial information gap

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Banner co-owner Bob Wilmers dies

PITTSFIELD, MASS. — Robert G. Wilmers, chairman and CEO of M&T Bank Corp. and a co-owner of New England Newspapers Inc., died unexpectedly at his home in New York City on Saturday night. He …

Police news in brief

POWNAL — A man and woman weren't injured after their vehicles collided on Route 7 on Monday morning, according to Vermont State Police.Just after 11 a.m., Darrell E. Pinsonneault, 36, of Adams, …

Sen. Sanders sponsors holiday party for seniors

BENNINGTON — The office of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sponsored a holiday meal for over 100 seniors in Bennington on Friday, part of a statewide campaign.The luncheon was hosted by St. Peter's …

Sheriff's department spreads cheer

BENNINGTON — A set of flashing blue lights in your rear view mirror can be enough to ruin your day.But during a series of traffic stops near Northside Drive mid-day Friday, motorists being …

Paraeducator shift unintentionally omitted from contract

BENNINGTON — During the last round of contract negotiations, representatives of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union and their educational support staff agreed to make paraeducators …
Local sports

Short takes over youthful Patriots Nordic ski team

WOODFORD — To say the Bruce Smith era in Mount Anthony Nordic skiing was a success would be a major understatement.The former coach led both the boys and girls teams to three state …

Five score in double figures to lead MAU

RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team had five players score in double figures en route to a 84-73 win over Spaulding in the final round of the North-South Challenge.Jack Bushee led …

Bulldogs hold off Lyndon in final seconds

HINESBURG — Lyndon missed two shots in the final seconds as the Burr and Burton boys basketball team won its opener, 51-50, in the opening round of the Kevin Riell Tournament at CVU.BBA trailed …

Patriots use quick start to take down Noble

BENNINGTON — So far early in the season, the Mount Anthony wrestling team has relied on its heavyweights as a guiding force.So it was fitting, perhaps, that Friday night's home opener against …
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Teflon Town
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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