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Help with clearing their records

BENNINGTON — Marijuana possession. Simple assault. Shoplifting cases.Many charges, or very few.Whatever their cases, the attendees of Thursday's drop-in daylong expungement assistance program …
Opinion
Trump's abhorrent policyruns counter to who we are

Ever since January of last year, the nation has endured President Donald Trump's debasement of the highest office in the land. Through it all, his base — wooed by his careful nurturing of its …

Our opinion: Time for action on child mistreatment

Another View: A charity in name only

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Lifestyles
Great brew gifts for Dad

With Father's Day looming this weekend, you may need help finding the gift pack of brews that are sure to be a perfect gift for Dad every beer-loving dad.All dads' tastes in beer are different. It …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Protect your garden from unwanted pests

For some, going to the doctor is a group activity

CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD: A veggie-packed summer dish

Vermont Digger
Condos backs election security bill in Congress

WASHINGTON — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos urged a congressional committee to advance a bill that would bolster election security finances and practices Wednesday.The cybersecurity of …

Enforcement questions loom in Vermont as pot legalization nears

Ski industry posts solid year despite tough weather

Vermont not meeting renewable energy goals, report says

Traffic stop data still shows racial disparity, but gap is closing

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Toxics report finally arrives BENNINGTON — Vermont officials are poring over a long-awaited government report on the toxicity of chemicals like Perfluorooctanoic acid, hoping it will lead to more effective regulation and …
Great Racers to make Bennington pit stop BENNINGTON — The Great Race will run through Hemmings Motor News next week as the annual vintage car rally makes its way from Buffalo, New York to Halifax, Nova Scotia.On Monday, roughly 120 …
Two-car crash on Route 7A Staff reportsSHAFTSBURY — State Police report a two-vehicle crash at about 1:50 p.m. Thursday on Route 7A near the Governor's Rock Motel.Trooper Thomas Sandberg said an investigation revealed …
Shaftsbury chooses VLCT for insurance SHAFTSBURY — The Select Board has chosen the Vermont League of Cities and Towns to provide municipal insurance services, representing a break from the local firm the town has worked with for …
$50K stolen electronically from school district POWNAL — Fifty thousand dollars has been stolen electronically from the Pownal Elementary School District's accounts, officials say.District insurance will cover all but $5,000 of that amount, …
Local sports
Post 5 blanks Post 13 BRATTLEBORO — With the future looking on from the front row of the bleachers on Thursday night at Tenney Field, in the form of five Brattleboro Little League players, Tanner Bell put on a …
Dapron is top Vermonter at New Englands KEENE, N.H. — Burr and Burton's Julia Dapron was the top Vermont finisher at the New England golf championships at Bretwood Golf Course (North) on Wednesday. Dapron, a two-time Vermont state …
Heekin, Galle headline local MVL all-stars BENNINGTON — The Marble Valley League (MVL) announced its girls lacrosse all-star selections Tuesday with many local athletes being chosen for the honor.From Mount Anthony, four different …
Local horseshoe players compete in Father's Day Open BRISTOL — Many Bennington Horseshoe Club members made the trip up to Bristol this past weekend for the Father's Day Open at Sodbusters Horseshoe Pitching Club.Two Bennington Horseshoe club …
National News

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms …

Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Salem, Oregon were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action."Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject …

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.Now, …

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from …

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official …

World News

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms …

Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Salem, Oregon were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action."Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject …

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.Now, …

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from …

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official …

2018 Regional All Stars

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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