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Big Chair to be auctioned

BENNINGTON — This St. Patrick's Day the world's tallest ladderback chair will go up for auction.One citizen is leading an effort to make sure that the chair, a replica of the original chair …
Opinion
The media wrestles with the horror, too

After the horror at the high school in Parkland, Fla., and other schools around America, we in the media are often asked to inform the public about what preparations are in place to avert such …

Editorial: Arrogance and dissembling at VA

Goodbye moments in the US

Our Opinion: Teachers need help, far less hindrance

Lifestyles
New antibiotic is discovered in dirt

The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one of the petri dishes he forgot to put away was covered in a …

Dennis Mammana | Stargazers: Look for the 'linking' star of Taurus

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Black-capped chickadees are amazing little birds

National Margarita Day: Celebrate with the perfect margarita

Vermont Digger
Scott says `everything's on the table' as pressure builds for gun measures

Gov. Phil Scott said Thursday he is open to gun control legislation, including a measure calling for universal background checks before the sale of firearms, which is set for a Senate vote next …

Ban on coyote-hunting contests moves ahead after lengthy debate

Area ski jump event faces Olympic challenge

Coyote hunting competition ban moving toward House vote

Think tank report pans Vermont carbon tax plan

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GMP president speaks on innovation

BENNINGTON — Good ideas are a dime a dozen. It's the execution of an idea — bringing something to fruition, bringing a product or solution to market — that's rare."Innovation can be …

State: Saint-Gobain still disagee on PFOA source

BENNINGTON — Environmental officials are still rejecting conclusions about the sources of PFOA pollution in Bennington expressed in a draft engineering report prepared for Saint-Gobain …

Two held in connection with robberies

BENNINGTON — Two men are being held without bail after being charged in connection with the armed robbery of a variety store and attempted robbery of a pizza restaurant Thursday evening.Police …

MAU to host forum on racial disparities in education

BENNINGTON — Next Tuesday the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union and the Agency of Education will host a forum on the topic of racial disparities in Vermont's education system.The forum, which …

From the Northshire to Ngurunit

MANCHESTER — Fifty women gathered in solidarity Feb. 8, huddled with hearts open in a Dorset home. Their purpose? To support Manchester resident Sarah Hadden in her endeavor to educate girls in …
Local sports

MAU sweeps season series against BBA

BENNINGTON — In a game that had many twists and turns, it was the Mount Anthony boys basketball team that was able to pull it out in the end, as they beat Burr and Burton 58-50 Friday at Kates …

Cambridge and Hoosick Falls to meet in semis after routs

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls basketball team had no trouble dispatching of Wasaren League foe Stillwater in the sectional quarterfinals Friday night, beating the Warriors …

SVC advances to conference championship

BENNINGTON — Despite putting up one of their lowest-scoring halves of the season in the first half of Thursday night's New England Collegiate Conference semifinal against Lesley, Southern …

Gutsy win for Patriots on Senior Night

BENNINGTON — With less than half a quarter to play and down five against Rutland Thursday night, the Mount Anthony girls basketball team had to clamp down on both ends of the floor to finish …
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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