(Makayla McGeeney — Bennington Banner)
2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease raises $10,000 for prevention and treatment

BENNINGTON — Roughly 100 participants walked two miles and raised more than $10,000 Sunday to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Vermont Alzheimer's Association hosted its annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Willow Park. Mary Thon, Alzheimer's Association development specialist talked about how she lost her mother to the disease at age 67.

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LOCAL NEWS
(Makayla McGeeney — Bennington Banner)
2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease raises $10,000 for prevention and treatment

BENNINGTON — Roughly 100 participants walked two miles and raised more than $10,000 Sunday to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Vermont Alzheimer's Association hosted its annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Willow Park. Mary Thon, Alzheimer's Association development specialist talked about how she lost her mother to the disease at age 67.

Photo Gallery | 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease at Willow Park Full Story

SPORTS
Woodard strikes three times in win over Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO — Burr and Burton senior Brooke Woodard racked up a hat trick on Saturday in a 5-0 win over Brattleboro. Woodard's first score came with two minutes left in the first half, assisted by her sister Sky. With 16 minutes left, Woodard scored again off a free kick, then tallied the third two minutes later, assisted on a corner kick, again by Sky Woodard. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Irish music duo to perform for Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Meetinghouse Cafe series

Boston-based couple brings old stories to life with warm presence
BENNINGTON — Since 1991, Matt and Shannon Heaton have visited four continents and a variety of venues to deliver and authentic Irish music performance. On Sept. 23 they'll return to Vermont for a more intimate show at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The duo met at a gig and Shannon Heaton needed a guitar player for a wedding, which was the start of a life long music career. Full Story
REGION
Scott to sell share in construction firm if elected governor

Owns 50 percent interest in DuBois Construction
MIDDLESEX — Lt. Gov Phil Scott said Saturday he will sell his share in a construction company that has done business with the state if he's elected governor. The Republican candidate said he will sell his 50 percent interest in DuBois Construction back to the company if he wins in November. His stake will then be divided between Scott's current partner, Don DuBois, and a new partner, Full Story