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    Retiring Bennington music teacher honored at final concert

    05/26/2016 09:57 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> Retiring Molly Stark Elementary School music teacher Wendy Fagerholm conducted her final concert on Wednesday, leading a band comprised of students from all three Bennington elementary schools and the sixth grade at Mount Anthony Union Middle School. The students had only rehearsed as a group once, earlier that day, but their parents were thrilled to hear them perform, filling 
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    Mount Snow EB-5 business plan approved

    Resort now waits for approval of first investor for $52 million held in escrow under EB-5 program
    WEST DOVER >> Mount Snow is one step closer to getting funds to complete construction on a snowmaking pond near its ski resort and build a new lodge. "We are almost there!" Mount Snow General Manager Kelly Pawlak said Tuesday. "We're excited to have approval of our EB-5 business plan and we look forward to the approval of our first EB-5 investor. Full Story
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    Patriots crowned MVL champs; top BBA

    Altland scores 200th career goal in the MAU victory
    BENNINGTON — It's been six years since the Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team defeated Burr and Burton. That was also the last time the Patriots were Marble Valley League champions. Both streaks came to an end on Wednesday when MAU topped BBA, 14-7, to win the 2016 MVL crown "It's feels absolutely amazing to be able to win the MVL and beat BBA after losing to them early this season," said Full Story
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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
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    State to look at fining truckers who use tricky Vermont road

    CAMBRIDGE, VT. >> Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration says staff will look at a plan to levy hefty fines against tractor-trailer drivers who unlawfully try to take a northern Vermont road known for ensnaring large trucks. The Burlington Free Press reports state traffic officials hope steep fines, new signage and public outreach will help prevent tractor-trailers from becoming stuck in Full Story
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    Donald Trump's presence prompts Muslim rapper to cancel appearance

    Belly cancels 'Jimmy Kimmel Live’ performance on Wednesday because Donald trump was appearing on same show. 
     
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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
     
    Roger Goodell wants the Dolphins to stay in Miami
    The Dolphins don't have one foot out of Miami, according to Roger Goodell. The NFL commissioner said Thursday that the Dolphins don't necessarily have to relocate despite the Florida legislature's refusal last week to fund renovations to Sun Life Stadium. Full Story

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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
     
     
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    Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story
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    Happy Mother's Day, you heartless, killer psycho TV moms

    None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health. Full Story
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    Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story