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    (Derek Carson — Bennington Banner)
    Cilantro opens Bennington location

    It opened on Thursday and is open seven days a week
    BENNINGTON >> Cilantro's Bennington location opened its doors on Thursday, bringing a Mexican flavor to the downtown. The original restaurant, which opened in 2010, continues to be a popular dining spot in Manchester. Owned by Cassidy and Brenna Warren, the counter-service restaurant offers burritos, tacos, and burrito bowls, all made from ingredients that are sourced locally when possible. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Kristopher Radder — Reformer Staff)
    Vernon farm maximizes its uses for manure

    Rotary drum: New heating recovery system installed at Vern-Mont Farm
    VERNON >> Vern-Mont Farm co-owner Jeff Dunklee chalks up changes in the way cow manure is handled at his farm to "Yankee frugality." After a rotary drum compost system was purchased from DariTech and installed last year along with a manure-solid separator from EYS, the recycled excrement was then used for cow bedding. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    Bennington eliminated from state tourney

    No back-to-back state championships for Bennington 10U all-stars
    ST. JOHNSBURY >> There will be no repeat this year for the Bennington Little League 10U all-star team. The defending state champions lost 9-0 to South Burlington and were eliminated from tournament play on Friday night. South Burlington will now play Lyndon in the 10U state championship game. "Their pitcher did a great job shutting us down tonight," said Bennington coach Patrick Thompson. 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
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    Rutland area resident seeks to charter local NAACP chapter

    Tabitha Pohl-Moore grew up in a racially diverse family, the daughter of a white mother and black father. But now raising her own children in Rutland County, she's living in an area that's even more Caucasian — 96.8 percent — than the state as a whole, which is second only to Maine as the nation's whitest based on a census figure of 94. Full Story