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Collision between small bus and pickup in Hoosick, N.Y.

HOOSICK, N.Y. — One person was transported to Albany Medical Center after a collision between a bus and a pickup truck Friday morning.The accident occurred at the intersection of New York Route 7 and the connecting road to Vermont Route 279, …
Opinion
Four Corners compass shows us the way

Oftentimes it's not the art itself that's important, it's what lies behind it. Bennington's iconic Four Corners now sports in its center a North Star compass with a piano key motif. It was put there Tuesday night, the culmination of several months …

Kicking the pot down the road

Left out again, no Bennington County reps on opioid council

Police checkpoints, fair or fascist?

Lifestyles
Backyard flights of fancy: Hobbits, dragons, pirates, oh my!

Many a kid (and grown-up) has dreamed of having a magical playhouse. If you've got more cash than carpentry skills, there are creative entepreneurs who specialize in bringing those storybook flights of fancy alive with Hobbit holes, treehouses, …

Support pollination and plant a buzzworthy garden

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For Mother's Day, turn a simple vase into a work of art

Entertainment
Local artist to exhibit work at Brown Cow Cafe

BENNINGTON — The Vermont Arts Exchange will open a new art exhibit at the Brown Cow Cafe on June 2, featuring the drawings and paintings of local artist Joey Bishop.Bishop was born in Bennington in 1960, and at a young age attended the Brandon …

Oldcastle Theatre lands safely in "Shipwrecked!"

VAE and Head Start wrap up 2017 arts partnership

Author Roland Merullo comes to Northshire Bookstore

Dorset Players wrap up season with hit musical

National News
Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

ATMORE, Ala. — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme Court finally cleared the way for his execution.Faced with a deluge of last-minute …

Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7

GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

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Dozens call for universal health care

BENNINGTON — Dozens of supporters of universal health care turned out to the River Street fire facility on Friday night, calling for the implementation of Vermont's "Healthcare for All" law.High-quality, consistent care, would make for a more …

A list of local Memorial Day Events

Here's a list of local events for Memorial Day:ArlingtonMemorial Day parade: Line up at 10:30 a.m. Step off at 11 a.m. March to the memorial at Fisher School. Following the parade, the American Legion Post 69 and family will host an open house. Food …

Starlab comes to Molly Stark

BENNINGTON — On Thursday, students from Molly Stark Elementary got a lesson in astronomy straight from the Starlab portable planetarium.The program was presented through the Dudley Observatory at the Museum of Innovation and Science (MiSci) in …

Small fire at Domino's Pizza put out

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Village Fire Department responded to reports of smoke coming from the back of Domino's Pizza on Main Street.Nearby businesses were evacuated as the fire department sought to determine the extent of the fire, which …

Hall of Fame coach visits with Girls on the Run

BENNINGTON — Participants in the Girls on the Run program had the opportunity to ask questions of a nationally recognized cross country coach from New York at Molly Stark Elementary thanks to a local connection — her brother, Molly Stark …
Local sports

10th annual Coach Baker weekend coming soon

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The committee for the Coach Baker Fund is pleased to announce the 10th annual weekend of events. This year's events in honor of the late coach Ken Baker of Hoosick Falls and Cambridge who passed away in 2008 will take place on …

Doucette buries winner as MAU edges Rutland

BENNINGTON — With three minutes left in regulation against Rutland, things looked bleak for the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team, down by three scores. But then Raiders goalie Cam Wilk turned the ball over in his own end and Jeff Potter …

Indians get over the hump; advance to first sectional final

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The seventh time was the charm for the Cambridge boys lacrosse team.After missing out in six consecutive seasons, the No. 2 seeded Indians finally got it done with a roaring 15-7 victory over No. 3 seed Schuylerville in the …

Patriots finish regular season perfect

DALTON, Mass. — The Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team finished the regular season unbeaten at 15-0 with a hard-fought 7-4 win over Wahconah on Thursday.Trailing 4-3 at halftime, the MAU defense stood tall, shutting out the Warriors for the …
World News

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

CAIRO — Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in …

UK Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumes

LONDON — Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking acts of terrorism at home to foreign wars like the one …

Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

MOSUL, Iraq — Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the U.S.-led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in …

Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

BRUSSELS — With long-standing European alliances facing new strain, President Donald Trump chastised NATO member nations for not paying their fair share to protect the long-standing pact and declined to explicitly endorse its mutual defense …

Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

MANCHESTER, England — Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of …

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