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MedTrek gives students taste of medical professions

BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Union Middle School students who might be interested in a career in the medical field are being given the chance to experience it firsthand.The MOSAIC after-school …
Opinion
Our Opinion: Teachers need help, far less hindrance

Teaching is an art, and teaching a child produces the same kind of magical, unique product that a sculptor produces when they apply their own creativity to rough clay or stone. It isn't an exact, …

The Trump administration's budget misses the mark

Editorial: Playing With Fire and Fury on North Korea

Editorial: Trump Dangles Hope for Dreamers

Lifestyles
Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrate regionally with delectable dining

The Lunar New Year, also known popularly in the western world by the moniker "Chinese New Year," is an annual landmark of Asian culture and cuisine, marked by a heavy emphasis on family gatherings …

Insulin quality questions have diabetes experts scrambling

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Dr. Tereza Hubkova: How not to catch a cold - or at least not as often

Vermont Digger
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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Rights suit filed against town, BPD

BENNINGTON — A Pownal man claims he was injured and his civil rights violated by Bennington Police Department officers following a 2015 arrest for driving while under the influence of …

Now Most Certainly is the Time

Ask members of our federal government about reasonable controls on weapons used to kill Americans—many of them children—and you hear that now is not the time. Ask them about reasonable …

Arlington interviewing for two positions

ARLINGTON — Over the next two weeks, the Select Board will interview candidates for two vacant town positions.Applications were due on Jan. 31 for the positions of land use administrator and …

Seeing the future of high-tech, from behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz

For an example of how close we are to the self-driving car, look no further than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. This $89,900 luxury sedan bristles with technology. Its cameras can read speed limit signs …

Driving the high-tech highway: What's new in a new car?

The steering wheel spins rapidly over to the right, all by itself, as the vehicle slowly backs into the parking space. It then starts cutting back to the left, perfectly judging the distance between …
Local sports

Cambridge boys advance in Class C

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The No. 11 Cambridge boys basketball team used a big second half to get past No. 22 Canajoharie, 71-57, in a Class C sectional play-in game Friday night.Tied at 33 at …

Big first half propels SVC past Bay Path

BENNINGTON — The 2017-18 season hasn't been a great one for the Southern Vermont College women's basketball team.Coming into Thursday's game, the Mountaineers were winless at the Mountaineer …

BBA edged out by Raiders

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls basketball team had a chance to tie Rutland in the final seconds of their game on Thursday night, but a last-second shot missed the mark and Rutland …

Cambridge girls No. 1 seed in Class C

The smell of playoff basketball is in the air for New York high school teams across the area.The Section II committee released this year's sectional tournament seedings Wednesday morning at a meeting …
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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