• Dover solar project receives approval - 06/29/2015 10:00 PM EDT
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    (Keith Whitcomb Jr. — Bennington Banner)
    Bennington Select Board approves $18,000 study on redeveloping former MAU middle school

    Study will be owned by town if developer chooses not to go ahead
    06/29/2015 07:18 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> The Select Board has approved the spending of $18,000 to study the redevelopment of the former Mount Anthony Union Middle School. Jon Hale, of Hale Resources, is the property's caretaker and potential developer. He said at Monday's board meeting that his vision is to renovate the large building into medium income apartments aimed at Millennials, "empty nesters" and young 
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    LOCAL NEWS
    Dover solar project receives approval

    Site is behind Dover School, with meters associated with the town
    DOVER >> The Public Service Board gave the go-ahead for an approximately 500 kilowatt group net-metered solar electric generation facility that will sit behind an elementary school. According to the certificate of public good issued to the applicant Jacob Laskin of NextSun Energy, the meters will be associated with the town of Dover. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    Training for More group conquers UCS 5K race

    With an emphasis on empowering women, Malinowski's group goes through race together
    BENNINGTON >> One by one, Andrea Malinowski watched her runners come across the finish line during Saturday's "Go The Distance" 5K run in Bennington. And as each runner pushed by her to the finish line, Malinowski's smile grew larger and larger. "It was so emotional," said Malinowski. "They are like my little birdies coming out of the nest. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Review: 'Lego Jurassic World' doesn't live up to ginormous potential

    For longtime fans, 'Lego Jurassic World' will be a familiar trip and the game excels with cooperative play with players switching off controlling characters such as Alan Grant, Ian Malcolm, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing.  Full Story
    REGION
    Father, son, rescued from river after losing canoe paddle

    MORETOWN, VT. (AP) >> A father and his 12-year-old son from Illinois are fine after they were rescued from an island in Vermont's Winooski River after losing a canoe paddle. State police said Andrew Schoneman of Western Springs and his son started canoeing about 1 p.m. Sunday. They lost a paddle in a rapid at about 3:30 p. Full Story

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    Artist Valerie Hird gives creation wings in North Adams

    Gallery 51 show will open at Downstreet Art festival
    NORTH ADAMS >> Burlington artist Valerie Hird has made her own creation myth. Full Story
    Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday. Full Story
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    Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump's brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" — "You're fired! 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
     
    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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    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
     
     
    Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
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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
     
     
    Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
     
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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