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PAVE reflects on Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Fundraiser

Annual 'Moonlight in Vermont' fundraiser includes wine tasting
BENNINGTON — Thirty-five years ago the Project Against Violent Encounters started as a hotline for a college student's thesis. Today, it's known as PAVE and its services include more than just an emergency phone line. It offers court and social service advocacy, emergency housing, emergency financial support, access to legal services, supervised visitation, parenting classes, community Full Story
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Crowd at event featuring Sanders see lasting progressive surge

Crowd at event featuring Sen. Bernie Sanders see lasting progressive surge
BENNINGTON >> Bernie Sanders demonstrated Saturday that his political rock star status hasn't faded, when nearly 700 people attended a rally in Bennington for Democrats seeking statewide offices and local House seats in the Nov. 8 election. The Vermont senator may have lost the Democratic nomination for president to Hillary Clinton, but his leadership role in a surging American progressive Full Story
Colonels top Patriots in Elwell Trophy match

BRATTLEBORO >> The Elwell Trophy is staying in Brattleboro this year, as the Colonels defeated the Mount Anthony football 45-7 on Friday. Brattleboro led the Patriots 26-0 at the half and then scored three more touchdowns in the second half to clinch a victory over their rival. Quarterback Ryan O'Neill scored the Patriots' only touchdown on the night, scoring on a QB keeper from two yards Full Story
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Low Lily to present new spin on American folk music

Brattleboro based band to play on Oct. 21 at UUF
BENNINGTON — The inspiration and passion Low Lily has for making music is what makes the trio a thriving Vermont based folk-roots band. Liz Simmons, her husband Flynn Cohen and Lissa Schneckenburger bring together years of music learning, making and teaching to embody a variety of tunes that range from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, New England, American and contemporary folk. Full Story
Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally

AMHERST, WIS. >> Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. WSAW-TV reports that investigators say the Monday night conservation group gathering in Amherst had nothing to do with politics. Full Story