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Development group acquires Putnam Block

BENNINGTON — The $53 million Putnam Block project moved a giant step forward on Monday, when the four-acre downtown site was sold, clearing the way for the first phase of a major redevelopment initiative.The former Hotel Putnam and adjacent …
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Our view: Look to each other for safety

Back in January, the Arlington community was shocked to learn that one of its own, Helen Jones, 81, had been stabbed to death in her own home. Following the news came weeks of apprehension and uncertainty. It wasn't until March that an arrest was …

Another view: The Cassini mission embodies the best of humanity

Another view: Trump dares to dream

Another view: 'Fraud commission' is nothing more than voter suppression

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Ron Kujawski | Garden Watch: Black-eyed Susans make gardens pop in the fall

We really don't need the calendar to let us know that autumn begins this coming, Friday, Sept. 22. Yellowed and browned leaves of bearded iris and daylilies, red and purple spots on the foliage of disease-ridden peonies, and faded flowers and …

Thom Smith | Naturewatch: Planting a pollinator garden is a very wise idea

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

The Yankee Chef: Butternut squash two ways

Entertainment
Brian Marsella's iMAGiNARiUM comes to Masonic Hall

BENNINGTON — Local musician Brian DeAngelo is passionate about bringing music to the Bennington community, including this Saturday's performance of Brian Marsella's "iMAGiNARiUM: The Clocks Have Gone Mad," at Masonic Hall.DeAngelo and Marsella …

Dot MacDonald follows a musical trail

Authentic Rockwell was thought to be just a print - until it sold for $1.6M

Zumix program brings Boston students to Vermont School for Girls

Ragtime pianist Bob Milne to play at SVAC

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TV spots for Bennington will air through fall foliage season

BENNINGTON — Two new commercials being broadcast on two Albany, N.Y., TV stations aim to bring visitors to Bennington, a message its creators hope will make impressions on viewers across New York's Capital Region and the Berkshires of …

Accused hemp farm thief in court

BENNINGTON — One of three New York men charged after police said they stole plants from a hemp farming operation appeared in court this week to have his bail reviewed.Leon Lovelace, 22, of Hoosick Falls, who according to court records had been …

Woman held on vehicle theft

BENNINGTON — A woman who Manchester police were seeking in connection with a vehicle stolen from Pennsylvania is being held on $20,000 bail.Christine O. Powers, 51, was arrested Saturday after attempting to flee police officers in Manchester, …

No danger: broken window leads to State Office Complex lockdown

BENNINGTON — Reports of an active shooter led to police placing the State Office Complex under "lockdown" for about 45 minutes on Monday morning, however there turned out to be no danger. Bennington Police Chief Paul Doucette said a loose item …

Bennington Rescue Squad hires medical director

BENNINGTON — Dr. Don Doynow has been hired as the Bennington Rescue Squad's associate medical director.Rescue Squad Executive Director Forest Weyen said that the part-time position has been budgeted for several years, but the organization …
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Terriers top BBA for 27th straight victory

WESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls stickers did what the Cleveland Indians couldn't.They extended their winning streak to 27 games — a run that would have given the Tribe the Major League Baseball record.Abbe Cravinho scored once and also …

Late goal propels MAU to John James title

BENNINGTON — It took more than 78 minutes, but it changed a bit of history.Emiliano Salazar scored with 1:30 left to break a scoreless tie and push Mount Anthony to a 1-0 win over Burr and Burton in the final of the John James Tournament on …

Storm top Venom, earn top seed in NEFL

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Southern Vermont Storm semi-pro football team traveled to Connecticut and beat the New Haven Venom, 18-6, on Saturday, securing the top seed in the Class A Maritime Division.Three different players scored touchdowns for …

Wood's sacks preserve MAU's second straight win

BENNINGTON — In a game where offense was at a premium, it was the Mount Anthony defense that put the Patriots over the top. Linebacker Shane Wood had a pair of sacks in the final minute to preserve Mount Anthony's 6-0 win over North Country on …
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Teflon Town
Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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