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Frost House donates $5K to Shaftsbury school

SHAFTSBURY — The Friends of Robert Frost have donated $5,000 to Shaftsbury Elementary School.The funds will be used for educational opportunities that will benefit most or all of the school's …
The media wrestles with the horror, too

After the horror at the high school in Parkland, Fla., and other schools around America, we in the media are often asked to inform the public about what preparations are in place to avert such …

Editorial: Arrogance and dissembling at VA

Goodbye moments in the US

Our Opinion: Teachers need help, far less hindrance

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Reader offers his design for squirrel-proof feeder

A READER'S 99 PERCENT SQUIRREL-PROOF FEEDERGet some old [or new] vinyl-clad clothes line at least twice as long as the distance between a [sturdy] tree branch [about 20 feet] and the ground. To one …

How to know when a child's flu turns serious

Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrate regionally with delectable dining

Insulin quality questions have diabetes experts scrambling

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Area ski jump event faces Olympic challenge

BRATTLEBORO — This town's Harris Hill ski jump is the only Olympic-size slope in New England and one of just six in the nation.This weekend, that could be a problem.Thousands of spectators at …

Coyote hunting competition ban moving toward House vote

Think tank report pans Vermont carbon tax plan

Finance commissioner says education funding proposal falls short

Legislators act on net neutrality

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Suit alleges sexual harassment by Northshire business owner

BENNINGTON — A former associate of Manchester-based Maple Leaf Rentals Inc. has filed a discrimination and sexual harassment suit against the business and its owner Brian Foerster.Lauren …

Arlington to introduce principal finalist next week

ARLINGTON — A month after Arlington Memorial Middle and High School Principal Tim Stewart unexpectedly announced his retirement, the Arlington School Board is taking steps toward naming his …

Historian offers blueprint for researching houses

BENNINGTON — Every house has a story to tell, and sometimes the smallest detail can help a homeowner unearth that story.Historian Robert "Bob" Tegart detailed in his own experience's in …

Jackson named Dole Foundation fellow

BENNINGTON — Vermont Veterans' Home administrator Melissa Jackson has been named a Caregiver Fellow of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation.Dole is one of 28 caregivers in the veterans advocacy …

Bid to pause solar permitting over lawsuit denied

BENNINGTON — Requests have been denied to halt the permitting process for three Bennington solar projects because of a lawsuit filed by the developer against the town and others.Town attorneys …
Local sports

Cambridge girls fourth at D-IV track championships

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls indoor track team finished fourth overall at the Division IV track championships at the University at Albany.Cambridge scored 39 points to finish behind …

Mahar sets rebounding record, MAU wins

BENNINGTON — Double-doubles have become commonplace for Mount Anthony girls basketball player Grace Mahar.Game in and game out the sophomore reaches double figures in points and rebounds and …

MAU boys 3rd, girls 2nd at Nordic states

WOODSTOCK — Both the Mount Anthony boys and girls Nordic teams finished on the podium after the team relay portion of the Marble Valley League meet on Monday.On the boys side, MAU was third …

Schmitt scores three as BBA, Wolves tie

MANCHESTER — With only three games left in the regular season, the Burr and Burton boys hockey team is in a fight for a top-four spot in the Division I playoffs.So any index points from here on …
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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