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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Vermont Veterans Home celebrates six new LNAs

    BENNINGTON >> The Vermont Veterans Home welcomed on Thursday it's newest class of Licensed Nursing Assistants. Six graduates were celebrated for completing the Veterans Home's 32 day training course, which was taught by Pat Babcock. Throughout the course, potential LNAs saw many presentations from veterans home employees, and practiced shaving balloons, and later VVH Director of Marketing Full Story
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    (Makayla McGeeney — Bennington Banner)
    Community walks in teams to end Alzheimer's disease

    Raised $10,000 for prevention and treatment
    BENNINGTON >> Roughly 100 participants walked two miles and raised more than $10,000 Sunday to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Vermont Alzheimer's Association hosted its annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Willow Park. Mary Thon, Alzheimer's Association development specialist talked about how she lost her mother to the disease at age 67. Full Story
    SPORTS
    Woodard strikes three times in win over Bratt

    BRATTLEBORO >> Burr and Burton senior Brooke Woodard racked up a hat trick on Saturday in a 5-0 win over Brattleboro. Woodard's first score came with two minutes left in the first half, assisted by her sister Sky. With 16 minutes left, Woodard scored again of a free kick, then tallied the third two minutes later, assisted on a corner kick, again by Sky Woodard. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Irish music duo to perform for Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Meetinghouse Cafe series

    Boston-based couple brings old stories to life with warm presence
    BENNINGTON — Since 1991, Matt and Shannon Heaton have visited four continents and a variety of venues to deliver and authentic Irish music performance. On Sept. 23 they'll return to Vermont for a more intimate show at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The duo met at a gig and Shannon Heaton needed a guitar player for a wedding, which was the start of a life long music career. Full Story
    REGION
    Scott to sell share in construction firm if elected governor

    Owns 50 percent interest in DuBois Construction
    MIDDLESEX >> Lt. Gov Phil Scott said Saturday he will sell his share in a construction company that has done business with the state if he's elected governor. The Republican candidate said he will sell his 50 percent interest in DuBois Construction back to the company if he wins in November. His stake will then be divided between Scott's current partner, Don DuBois, and a new partner, Full Story