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CAKE Gallery to close

BENNINGTON — The owner of an art gallery and jewelry store at Four Corners says she will close her doors in the next few days.Meike Williams, a jewelry designer and owner of CAKE Artisan Gallery, said the downtown retail space will close on …
Opinion
House recount not likely to end well for Dems, Progressives

It's difficult to imagine how the latest recount in the Orange-1 House race could prove anything but an embarrassment for the majority Democrats and Progressives, and perhaps for the state.After hours of debate in committee and on the floor, Vermont …

Another day, another drug sweep

State government standing up

Our Opinion: MAU model works for 'all our kids.'

Lifestyles
What kind of cherry tree did Washington fell? (If he did.)

Washington's birthday is a good time to think about cherry trees. But rather than questioning whether George really chopped down the tree and then admitted to it, I find myself wondering what kind of a cherry it could have been.(The story, …

Learn the art of makeup: 'It's a form of expression'

Bake your own delicious, dunkable biscotti

Study: Your hearing may be damaged by everyday things

Entertainment
From Beethoven to Bennington and back again

BENNINGTON — Bennington Museum is pleased to begin the 2017 Music at the Museum concert series with "From Beethoven to Bennington and back again!" a performance by cellist Maxine Neuman and friends. Included in the musical offering is Josef …

The Prescription dance party

Mindscapes derived from memory

Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

Aretha is retiring: Singer plans 1 more album

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SVSU bus to Woodford will get tire chains

WOODFORD — A school bus taking Woodford students home from school last week ran into a conflict with the newly-enforced "chain-up" requirement on Route 9 during winter weather.The bus to Woodford will be equipped with tire chains after the …

State agrees to deal with man whose conviction was overturned

BENNINGTON — A settlement agreement has been reached that could allow a local man serving a 6- to 12-year term for felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child to leave prison early — provided the deal is approved by a judge …

Sixth grade author visits Molly Stark

BENNINGTON — Only in sixth grade, Mount Anthony Union Middle School student Deanna Oakes already has a major accomplishment under her belt: the publishing of her first book.On Friday, Oakes returned to her alma mater, Molly Stark Elementary …

Man charged with child porn again

BENNINGTON — A man who was convicted of downloading child pornography has been arrested and faces new charges.Bail has been set at $100,000 for Jeffrey Bombard, who in 2015 was given a suspended sentence of up to 10 years for promoting sexual …

Downtown group to get a new name

BENNINGTON — The Better Bennington Corporation, the local downtown organization, will undergo a name-change.Details about a re-branding — and of a substantial marketing campaign of the downtown that will target the New York's Capital …
Local sports

Indians roll past Waterford in preliminary round contest

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge boys basketball team cruised to a 70-38 victory over Waterford on Friday night in the preliminary round of the Section II, Class C tournament.Max Ratelle and Brenden Holcomb both scored a team-high 15 points in …

SVC hangs on to defeat Elms; extend win streak

CHICOPEE, Mass. — The Southern Vermont College men's basketball team extended its winning streak to 13 with a 75-72 win over New England Collegiate Conference foe Elms on Thursday night.Leading by one going into halftime, the Mountaineers …

Eagles hold down the fort against West Rutland

ARLINGTON — Last time the Arlington boys basketball team played West Rutland, the Eagles blew a double-digit lead and lost to the Golden Horde in double overtime. This time around, the Eagles made sure there would be no comeback of the sort as …

Little reaches 1,000-point mark in win over Colonels

BENNINGTON — With happy tears in her eyes, a tired, yet energized Madison Little was somewhat lost for words.Sitting at 998 points as the final minute ticked away, she wasn't sure if she would reach the milestone on this night.But with 10 …

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National News
In immigrant haven, no sanctuary for those living illegally

MIAMI — The mayor is an immigrant, and more than half its residents are foreign born.But unlike many cities with large numbers of immigrants, there's no sanctuary for people living illegally in Miami-Dade County, Florida. A recent decision by …

Homeland Security weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups

Senate confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants

World News
Immigrant haven of Miami-Dade votes against sanctuary status

MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a …

Conservative criticism of pope sparks rally of support

N. Korea: We'll reject Malaysia autopsy of Kim half brother

Pakistan cracks down on militants after IS shrine attack

Germany: US benefits from stable EU, united NATO

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