Six week event returns with long-time sponsors

Back again: Six-week event returns with long-time sponsors
DORSET >> Tall and manicured, neighing competitors will return to the Dorset Horse Show next week for the annual Vermont Summer Festival. For six weeks, the Harold Beebe Farm hosts thousands of horses for the event that turns 23 this year. From July 5 to Aug. 14, participants from all over the Northeast and some southern states show their horses and take part in jumping competitions. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
Residents still looking for answers on PFOA problems, solutions

State officials discuss proposal to extend municipal water lines
BENNINGTON >> Residents have more questions about two proposals to connect homes and businesses impacted by PFOA contamination with municipal water systems. Among them: Will they be required to hook into the new water main in front of their home, and how much would the project cost compared to long-term maintenance of home filtration systems? Full Story
SPORTS
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Bennington Little League finishes regular season

The Pharmacy, K of C battle for top spot
BENNINGTON >> As the sun went down, the lights came up and for all 24 players — and the coaches and fans — it looked like a Major League Baseball scene at the Bennington Baseball Park on Tuesday night. The two top teams in the Triple A division (11-12 year olds), The Pharmacy and the Knights of Columbus, went head to head to determine who was the best. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
REGION
Prosecutor tells of accuser's admitted lie, remorse

MONTPELIER >> The prosecutor in Vermont state Sen. Norman McAllister's aborted rape trial said Tuesday his accuser lied once in her testimony when asked about her relationship to another man, and expressed remorse immediately afterward. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, Deputy State's Attorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two felony Full Story