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    Wreaths across America has local supporter

    11/26/2015 02:29 PM EST
    BENNINGTON >> A national program established a few years ago in Maine called Wreaths Across America now has a local supporter. Dwain and Beth Wilwol, owners of The Gift Garden on Main Street in Bennington, learned about the program when Dwain's father Frank, a veteran of The United States Army, died recently and was buried in Saratoga in the Gerald B. 
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    Southern Vermont College to hold faculty panel discussion on power of choice
    11/26/2015 02:26 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> In honor of its Presidential Inaugural week, Southern Vermont College (SVC) will host a faculty panel discussion on "Power of Choice: Making a Difference, SVC in the Community" at 2:25 p.m. on Dec. 3, in the Everett Mansion Theatre. The public is invited to the hour-long session followed by a reception in Burgdorff Gallery. Full Story

    Today's Calendar
    11/26/2015 01:22 PM EST - Today, Nov. 27 BENNINGTON All Recovery meeting: 4 p.m. Turning Point Center Artist reception: Timothy James Shay. 7 p.m. Shay will present and share his work and tribal history, National Native American Month exhibition space, 520 Main Street, next to Allegro Thanksgiving Art Camp: Fiddlehead at Four Corners art gallery is offering three days of art enrichment for grades 1-6. Full Story

    Report Emphasizes 049: Zero alcohol for nine months of pregnancy
    11/25/2015 11:12 AM EST - BURLINGTON >> Two years ago, the Vermont Department of Health launched an informational outreach campaign called '049' that asked women and health care providers to become more aware of how alcohol can cause health problems for babies. A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) identifies prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and Full Story

    Terra Obscura exhibit debuts at Southern Vermont College Gallery
    11/25/2015 11:08 AM EST - BENNINGTON >> "Terra Obscura: Images from the Road," a special exhibit by Brooklyn, N.Y., photographer Max Flatow featuring images from the American West to India, will be presented in Southern Vermont College's Burgdorff Gallery through Dec. 18. The Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a. Full Story

    Sunrise receives grant
    11/25/2015 11:07 AM EST - Sunrise Family Resource Center recently received a grant and is the host agency for the Expanding Strengthening Families to Family Child Care Homes Project through Vermont Birth to Five (VB5), a program working to strengthen the quality of infant and toddler care in Vermont. Vermont Birth to Five is an initiative supported by the Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children, the A. Full Story

    Hospital receives cardiography reaccreditation
    11/25/2015 10:46 AM EST - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Cardiology has again achieved the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission's (IAC) accreditation for adult transthoracic and adult stress echocardiography. SVMC, which includes SVMC Cardiology, is one of only two facilities in the state that is accredited in adult stress echocardiography. Full Story

    AG releases guidebook for Vermont nonprofits
    11/25/2015 10:18 AM EST - MONTPELIER >> Vermont is home to thousands of active nonprofit organizations – from animal shelters to soup kitchens to art galleries – and their work touches the lives of all Vermonters. Beyond the vital services they provide, these organizations manage billions of dollars in assets and employ tens of thousands of people throughout the state. Full Story

    Arlington winter choral concerts and concert tour
    11/25/2015 10:17 AM EST - ARLINGTON >> The Arlington school community announces its winter chorus concert series. All events are free and open to the community. Fisher Elementary School will host its annual concert on Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Arlington Memorial High School gymnasium. All Fisher students in pre-Kindergarten-Grade 5 are invited to perform at the "December: Let's Sing About It! Full Story

    Today's calendar
    11/25/2015 08:54 AM EST - Today, Nov. 26 BENNINGTON Bennington Free Clinic hours: The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday at 6 p.m., for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Please call 802-447-3700 for an appointment. Live music at South Street cafe: Come to South Street cafe for live music for your lunch hour, from 11 a. Full Story

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    Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

    With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?