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Ready to take on the world: Woman tells a Coalition success story

BENNINGTON — When Candy Hull first walked through the doors of the local homeless shelter's office two years ago today, she had been sleeping on different couches for two months. She was scared and nervous everyday about where she'd …
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Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then …

Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies

USS Arizona survivor heads to Pearl Harbor 75 years later

Rhode Island School of Design works with NASA on Mars suit

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Having 'coffee with a cop'

ARLINGTON — The first "coffee with a cop" event, hosted by the Bennington County Sheriff's Department, was a success. The event was held Tuesday at Stewart's Shops. Sheriff Chad Schmidt, Deputy-Sgt. Joel Howard — and his dog …

Shaftsbury board to put bylaw changes before voters

SHAFTSBURY — The Select Board is moving forward with a plan to ask voters in March whether they would like to loosen restrictions on retail and business establishments in the village center. These recommended changes to the towns …

Contractor, Arlington reach agreement to re-do sidewalk

ARLINGTON — The contractor hired for Arlington's water project has redone work along 7A that was not to the Select Board's satisfaction. The curbing between the old Paulin's store and the post office was re-set early last week, …

New physicians determine about community healthcare

BENNINGTON —Connecting with patients and helping them gain control of their health is what two new physicians at Mt. Anthony Primary Care are all about. Whitney Mical, FNP, grew up in California, but is finally living her …

Limb injury requires medical flight

BENNINGTON — A man was taken by helicopter to a hospital in New York on Tuesday after injuring a limb at Kaman Composites. The patient was first taken to the Bennington Welcome Center, where the helicopter, operated by LifeNet of New …
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More than 200 Christmas wreaths stolen from Maine farm

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - Hundreds of holiday wreaths have been stolen from a Maine farm. Gile's Family Farm owner Frank Boucher said Monday that someone stole a trailer containing more than 200 wreaths from behind the Alfred business sometime …

Skiing Santas tackle the slopes in Maine for annual charity

NEWRY, Maine - Whether he's called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes participated in the …

Colchester man faces charges of hunting from truck

CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) - A Colchester man is facing charges of shooting deer from the road while in his truck. State game wardens say they placed a fake deer in Cambridge on Sunday after getting complaints of people shooting at deer from a road. …

US to protect Northeast turtles as part of bigger project

MONTPELIER - An expanded federal program to improve wildlife habitat on private agricultural land could help preserve three species of rare turtles in New England and New York, including two types of turtles found in Vermont, officials said Monday. …
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Pine leads Panthers to win over Tamarac

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Big players make big plays at the most opportune times. For Hoosick Falls senior Kelly Pine, that was stepping up to the line in a tie game with 7.8 seconds to go with two foul shots coming. Pine made both, …

Patriots football moving down to Division II

Kershaw, Stewart earn all-state honors for BBA

Bulldogs look to continue success from last season

Opinion
Now what?

What would have happened if Alabama Gov. George Wallace had won the White House in 1968? We're about to find out. Wallace and Donald Trump have a lot in common, after all. Populists? Check. Bigots? Check. Loved by underemployed, angry …

Our Opinion: States' voters act on campaign finance reform

Graves Registry: The long road is still winding

Speaking of Religion: Life, Death and Halloween

Food
Store-bought vs. farm-fresh: Which chicken will win?

This past Sunday, I had a dinner party with two chickens and a pop quiz. I wanted to know in as semi-scientific a way possible whether a local farm chicken was really better than a grocery store chicken. So, I cooked the two similarly sized chickens …

New way to eat peppermint bark

Caramelized onion tart eases holiday stress

Cheesy, spicy crackers that's good enough to gift

Entertainment
American roots to touch souls, fight homelessness

BENNINGTON - Touching the soul of the audience is what musician Susanne Salem-Schatz said she hopes to do while performing with her partner Martin Grosswendt. The musicians will play American roots, early blues and old-time honky-tonk songs on …

Band to rock a wide variety of genres at Masonic Hall in Bennington

Life, death, and the arts

Beyonce thrills CMA Awards crowd with surprise turn

Oldcastle brings back popular show for Veterans Day

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