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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 …
Opinion
Editorial: Arrogance and dissembling at VA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who oversees an agency of some 375,000 workers and more than 1,200 health-care facilities, issued a directive last summer instructing managers to cut costs …

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Our Opinion: Teachers need help, far less hindrance

The Trump administration's budget misses the mark

Lifestyles
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

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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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 …

13-year-old hopes to unseat current governor

PUTNEY — Vermont gubernatorial candidate Ethan Sonneborn, 13, of Bristol, is making the rounds and making his pitch — but no matter what happens during the election, he plans to use the …

Police: 20-year-old arrested for DUI after crash

SHAFTSBURY — A 20-year-old Bennington man was cited for drunk driving on Sunday after Vermont State Police said he crashed a car into a fence.Troopers said they were called to the intersection …

Woman uninjured after Pownal crash

POWNAL — A California woman was uninjured after she lost control of her SUV here on Saturday night, according to Vermont State Police.At about 11:12 p.m., Yu Bai, 22, of La Habra Heights was …
Local sports

Bulldogs top St. Johnsbury Saturday

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton boys basketball team has hit its stride and continued its hot play Saturday, as they beat St. Johnsbury 61-44 at home.The win was BBA's fifth win in the last …

MAU challenges, but Rutland remains unbeaten

BENNINGTON — Coming off a 40-point loss earlier in the week, the Mount Anthony boys basketball team wanted to make a statement that one bad game won't define their season.Against the defending …

BBA blows out Brattleboro at home

MANCHESTER — The outcome was never really in doubt in the game between the Burr and Burton boys basketball team and Brattleboro Friday night, as the Bulldogs went on to win 66-24.BBA wasted …

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 …
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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