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Grant to help streamline Vets' Home record keeping

BENNINGTON — The Vermont Veterans' Home has received almost $800,000 to streamline its digital records system.The $729,000 federal grant for the Veterans' Home was announced on Thursday by …
Opinion
Our View: Choosing action over expedience

The seismic shift on the issue of gun violence since the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was in evidence in Montpelier on Wednesday, when Governor Phil Scott …

Our Opinion: A pointless, hurtful gesture

Editorial: A Coup at Veterans Affairs

Our Opinion: BSD Board decision should be reversed

Lifestyles
How to make the perfect grilled cheese

The grilled cheese sandwich is making a comeback. "Chef's are using different types of vessels to create the sandwich, including rustic sour dough, Ciabatta or even a pretzel-style bun," said Michael …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Don't toss your Easter lily, plant it outdoors

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Expect Baltimore orioles to appear around May 1

Small stresses of daily life can hurt your health

Vermont Digger
Senate rejects Jan. 1 start for health insurance mandate

The state Senate wants to slow down efforts to make health insurance coverage mandatory in Vermont.Senators on Wednesday voted to approve a version of H.696 that establishes a working group to study …

Vermonters could lose access to food benefits as Farm Bill advances

Gun clubs, businesses sue state over magazine limit

Judge sets bail at $100,000 in school threat case

Scott administration opposes universal primary care

Latest news
Children and families enjoy activities at library BENNINGTON — Children and families of the Sunrise Family Resource Center took part in an afternoon of fun family activities at the Bennington Free Library on Thursday.After sampling some …
Senate overrides Scott veto of toxic substances bill BENNINGTON — The Vermont Senate voted Thursday to override Gov. Phil Scott's veto of a bill that would enact stricter regulation of toxic substances.Senators voted 22-8 to override the …
Vermont Mill Building to host open house BENNINGTON — On Saturday the Vermont Mill Building on Benmont Avenue will open its doors to the public for tours and an open house.Every year, as part of Bennington Career Month, one featured …
Rain, sleet or snow,nothing stops VeggieVanGo BRATTLEBORO — Despite the blustery weather, dozens of people showed up Monday to the parking lot of Brattleboro Union High School for the semi-monthly delivery of fresh produce from the Vermont …
3 run for 2 seats in Vt. House MANCHESTER — Three candidates will compete in the race for the Bennington-4 District of the Vermont Legislature — representing the towns of Manchester, Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate …
Local sports
Valley tops Cambridge, 16-14 SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. — In a game moved to Hoosic Valley due to the weather, Valley scored a 16-14 victory over Cambridge on Thursday.Victoria Dupuis and Gabby Woods each had extra-base hits for …
Late-game offense propels Valley SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. — Hoosic Valley scored six runs in the last two innings to top the Cambridge baseball team 10-5 Wednesday.Brandon Holcomb had his first varsity hit in the contest with a …
Storm partner with Sparxx Athletics for football academy BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont Storm are teaming up with local organization Sparxx Athletics to join in their effort to promote and grow the Sparxx' College Stars Youth Skills Football …
Elms' Kevin Banas no-hits the Mountaineers CHICOPEE, Mass. — Elms starting pitcher Kevin Banas was on from pitch one as he threw a no-hitter against the Southern Vermont College baseball team in a 6-0 win.The Blazers got the scoring …
National News

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top …

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher …

Genesis Prize winner Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) — The foundation behind the prestigious Genesis Prize says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel, quoting a representative …

Mahathir's wife urges Malaysia's women to be 'queenmakers'

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better …

Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an …

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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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