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Job-seekers, meet employers

BENNINGTON — Since 2013, the Bennington County Career and Job Expo has been bringing employers and job-seekers together to find fits that are great for both.Ascending the stairs to the third …
Opinion
Editorial: A sobering look at the risks of drinking

The latest major study on the health effects of drinking alcohol is, well, sobering: For men and women alike, consuming more than one drink a day shortens your life - perhaps as much as smoking does. …

Our View: Choosing action over expedience

Our Opinion: A pointless, hurtful gesture

Editorial: A Coup at Veterans Affairs

Lifestyles
How to make the perfect grilled cheese

The grilled cheese sandwich is making a comeback. "Chef's are using different types of vessels to create the sandwich, including rustic sour dough, Ciabatta or even a pretzel-style bun," said Michael …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Don't toss your Easter lily, plant it outdoors

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Expect Baltimore orioles to appear around May 1

Small stresses of daily life can hurt your health

Vermont Digger
School safety review shows holes; new funds on the way

Many Vermont schools are in need of safety and emergency response upgrades, according to a survey carried out by Gov. Phil Scott's administration in preparation for a new grant program that will make …

Senate rejects Jan. 1 start for health insurance mandate

Vermonters could lose access to food benefits as Farm Bill advances

Gun clubs, businesses sue state over magazine limit

Judge sets bail at $100,000 in school threat case

Latest news
Crowds visit monument on opening day BENNINGTON — A day of sunshine and mild temperatures greeted the opening of the Bennington Battle Monument for the 2018 season on Saturday.Each year, visitors from near and far travel to ascend …
First hearing on charter changes also scheduled BENNINGTON — Representatives from two business groups will go before the Select Board on Monday to request funds levied from the Downtown Improvement District tax.The Bennington Downtown …
Week-long 'science museum' concludes with a look at digestion NORTH BENNINGTON — Sheep, cockroaches, and a snake visited the Village School of North Bennington for "Digestion Day," the final installment of the week-long Scientificus pop-up science …
Steak, with a side of memories BENNINGTON — For one night, the Vermont Steak House will come to life again.There will be two of the most popular entrees — the rib eye steak with onion rings and baked potato, and the …
Trail runners rejoice: New races coming to town MANCHESTER — "Every runner, every distance."That's the mantra of local husband and wife Adam Schalit and Eliza Hamm, who recently announced the debut of their Shires-based trail running series, …
Local sports
Patriots girls lax run past Rice SOUTH BURLINGTON — Avery Galle scored five goals to lead the Patriots past Rice, 12-4, on Saturday. Caroline Musinski added three goals, while Rebecca Crosier pitched in with two. Natalie …
Bulldogs withstand Otter Valley comeback MANCHESTER — After a run-rule victory to open the season against Springfield, the Burr and Burton baseball team figured their home opener, against defending Division II champion Otter Valley, …
From tragedy to triumph: Five years after bombing, SVC's Pat Deedy runs Boston Marathon BENNINGTON — April 15, 2013, was shaping up to be a great day in Boston.On a bright and sunny day, Mike Napoli had just hit a walk-off for the Red Sox to send fans home happy. More than 25,000 …
Panthers' offense explodes in win over Stillwater STILLWATER, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls softball team scored three runs in the first inning and continued to build its lead from there to shut out Stillwater 12-0 on the road Friday. Olivia …
National News

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people.Authorities say more …

China: Many Chinese dead, hurt in North Korea traffic crash

BEIJING (AP) — A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea, China's foreign ministry said Monday.Details on the number of dead …

Kuwait says overnight fire at onshore oil rig now contained

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's state-run oil company says it has contained a fire at an onshore oil rig in the country's southwestern oilfields.The Kuwait Oil Co. said early on Monday that a fire …

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would …

Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair.Nearly a …

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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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