• SVC holds academic convocation - 08/30/2016 10:25 PM EDT
  • NECC XC, soccer polls released - 08/30/2016 10:12 PM EDT
  • Panthers win sixth straight - 08/30/2016 10:12 PM EDT
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    NY Senate holds water hearings in Hoosick Falls

    New York state Senate panel meets in Hoosick Falls
    HOOSICK FALLS, NY >> A hearing by a state Senate panel that collected testimony and examined the water crisis on Tuesday lasted nearly 10 hours. Senators questioned what specific steps environmental and health agencies took after PFOA was found in local water supplies. State officials defended their actions, praised their staff, and criticized the federal government for its "shifting" and Full Story
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    SVC holds academic convocation

    Senior to freshmen: Taking risks and working hard brings opportunities
    BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College celebrated the start of the school year and welcomed new students at the annual academic convocation exercises on Tuesday. Returning students, faculty and staff gathered in the Everett Mansion Courtyard to kick off the new year and recognize 130 new students. Full Story
    NECC XC, soccer polls released

    BENNINGTON >> The New England Collegiate Conference have the Southern Vermont College women's cross country team selected to finish in fourth place at this year's championship meet by votes from the league's coaches. SVC is led by head coach Kathleen Newton, who returns to the Mountaineers for her fourth season at the helm. Full Story
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    Review: Dorset's 'Lady Day' sings oh so sweetly

    Dorset's season closes with Billie Holiday tribute 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill'
    DORSET — Prior to the opening of Dorset Theatre Festival's final show of the 2016 season, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," by Lanie Robertson, I sauntered over to say hello to Dorset's artistic and executive direct, Dina Janis. The play, which Janis directs, is a tribute to the late Billie Holiday. Full Story
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    DMV changing application process after discrimination case

    After discrimination case
    The Department of Motor Vehicles has settled a case with a Jordanian national who was detained by federal law enforcement after applying for a driver's privilege card. The DMV agreed to make several changes to the driver's license application procedure and to department policies as part of a settlement in a Human Rights Commission case brought on behalf of Abdel Rababah. Full Story