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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Panache to close its doors next month

    Owner recalls 31 years in business
    BENNINGTON >> Panache, a fixture on Main Street known for its vibrant window displays and eclectic inventory, will close its doors next month after 31 years in business. In an interview with the Banner, Nancy Woltman, owner of the women's clothing store at 530 Main St., sent much thanks to the many people that she's worked with. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
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    Stratton puts out its Paws for a Cause

    Village dog festival scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    STRATTON >> A festival for four-legged, barking pets is set for Labor Day Weekend. "It should be pretty cool," said Cassie Russo, social media and communications coordinator for Stratton Mountain Resort. "Bring your dog out. We will have a photo booth set up for people to use and print out Polaroid pictures. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    SVC's Engelstad teaches hoops to Montana Youths

    An enlightening experience for Engelstad with TIPI
    LAME DEAR, MONT. >> There is a group of basketball-loving youths in the area of Lame Deer, Montana who had never heard of Southern Vermont College or its head men's basketball coach, Dan Engelstad, before last week. Then there is Engelstad himself, who had never experienced working with youngsters in a setting like the Tribal Prevention Initiative (TIPI) -- until last week. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    (Photo credit: Taylor Crichton)
    Review: Dorset's 'Lady Day' sings oh so sweetly

    Dorset's season closes with Billie Holiday tribute 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill'
    DORSET — Prior to the opening of Dorset Theatre Festival's final show of the 2016 season, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," by Lanie Robertson, I sauntered over to say hello to Dorset's artistic and executive direct, Dina Janis. The play, which Janis directs, is a tribute to the late Billie Holiday. Full Story
    REGION
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    5 years after Irene, missing teen's family still hopes

    MONTPELIER >> Relatives of a teenager who walked out of his foster home on the eve of Tropical Storm Irene and hasn't been seen since hope the storm's fifth anniversary will prompt anyone who knows what might have happened to come forward and help solve the lingering mystery. Marble Arvidson 's mother, Sigrid Arvidson, now of Estes Park, Colorado, plans to return to Brattleboro this weekend Full Story