• MAU faces its biggest challenge to date - 05/30/2016 10:42 PM EDT
  • Keeping Owen's memory alive - 05/30/2016 10:42 PM EDT
  • Remembering the fallen - 05/30/2016 08:48 PM EDT
  • New York man killed in Shaftsbury crash - 05/30/2016 06:41 PM EDT
  •  
    ( )
    Remembering the fallen

    Hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars
    05/30/2016 08:48 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> Many turned out for the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The parade stepped off at noon in front of the old Junior High School on North Street, traveled down to the four corners and turned right up South Street. Walkers ended at the Vermont Veteran's Home for a memorial ceremony. 
    Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (photos by makayla mcgeeney—bennington banner)
    Honoring first responders and firemen in Shaftsbury

    SHAFTSBURY>> About a dozen organizations marched in the Norshaft Shaftsbury Memorial Day parade on Monday. Every other year the parade is held in North Bennington. Linda Meskun and family placed a wreath at Cole Hall in front of the Honor Roll in remembrance of all Veterans, including Sergeant James Meskun, who was a founding member and chair of the Shaftsbury Veterans Committee and all Full Story
    SPORTS
    (photo provided)
    Keeping Owen's memory alive

    Former MAU basketball stars aim to compete in $2M tournament
    BENNINGTON >> In sixth grade, Kyle Callanan met someone in Owen Iannotti who would become his best friend for years to come. Owen and Kyle had a close bond from the start, often intertwined with sports, as both played football and basketball throughout their years at Mount Anthony, creating a bond that they thought would last a lifetime. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    (Submitted photos)
    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
    Vaccine compliance growing in Vermont, statistics show

    MONTPELIER >> Religious exemptions for childhood immunizations are up slightly now that the philosophical one is going away, new state figures show. It's still fewer than 1 percent of families with kindergartners going the religious exemption route, said Christine Finley, immunization chief for the Vermont Health Department. Full Story
    REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
    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

    Evan Agostini
    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
    REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
    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
     
    (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
    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
    (Evan Agostini)
    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
    (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
    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