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    Two employees at Bennington Health & Rehab recognized

    07/28/2015 09:44 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> Premier Therapy Services (PTS) at Bennington Health and Rehab has recognized two of their employees with awards for outstanding contributions and service. Chito Villarin and Tabitha Davis-Barron were honored during special ceremonies held at the Center and attended by PTS corporate and regional staff. 
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    07/28/2015 09:42 PM EDT - Wednesday, July 29 BENNINGTON Authors are Heroes to Libraries: Join us for this special edition of our Preschool Story time "Hero Search Detective Agency" and meet local author/illustrator Kimalie Wassick on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. upstairs in the Rotary meeting Room for children 3-6 yrs. Kim will read from two of her Basil & Prune Books. Full Story

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    07/27/2015 10:12 PM EDT - Today Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 11:15 a.m. Trip to Hampton Beach, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Bingo Tuesdays at Bennington Moose: Bingo is held Tuesdays at the Bennington Moose. Doors open at 5 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meeting: Overeaters Anonymous meets Tuesdays at 7 p. Full Story

    Calendar for July 27
    07/27/2015 05:21 AM EDT - Monday. July 27 BENNINGTON Bennington Free Clinic Monday hours: The Bennington Free Clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700. Drop-ins will not be seen. Elks hosts bingo: Every Monday, the Bennington Elks hosts bingo at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave. Full Story

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    07/24/2015 10:56 PM EDT - Saturday, July 25 BENNINGTON Sneak Preview: In anticipation of the 10th Annual Rock, Rattle and Drum Pow Wow, The Bennington Bookshop has expanded its selection of books on Native American history and culture, as well as its range of Native American children's stories. To celebrate, Fidel Moreno, co-director of Healing Winds, will be conducting a sneak preview of the Pow Wow at The Bennington Full Story

    Community News in Brief
    07/23/2015 10:42 PM EDT - Family Fun Walk on Aug. 1 BENNINGTON >> The Tristate Breastfeeding Awareness Task Force will host the Second Annual Family Fun Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1, at Willow Park. The first 100 people to register will receive a free event tote bag. There will be refreshments, door prizes, a stroller decorating contest and children's activities. Full Story

    Hoosick Falls Central School Honor Roll
    07/23/2015 10:26 PM EDT - Seniors - Grade 12 Principals List (95+) Shaelynn Kelly Elizabeth Philpott Emily Martin Maxwell Haar Lindsey McMahon Casie Mann Abigail Brown Ashly Cumbo Kolumbia Cook Joshua Wood Devin Bettis Taylor Flohr Lauren Cottrell Rachel Pine Honor (90.0-94.9) William Charbonneau Rebecca Nielsen Alyssa Houghton Madeline Ryan Mark Hackett Shane Barss Nicholas Bohmer Kealan Hitt Garrett Wright Jacob Full Story

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    07/23/2015 10:26 PM EDT - Today BENNINGTON Bennington Senior Center: Sculpture, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; painting, 9 a.m. to noon; Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday night supper: Every Friday night the Moose serves supper, from 5:30 p.m. until gone. Rod MacDonald at Meetinghouse Café July 24: Rod MacDonald, a singer-songwriter who was a big part of the 1980s folk revival, will perform at the Meetinghouse Café in Bennington at 8 p. Full Story

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    07/22/2015 10:18 PM EDT - Thursday, July 23 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

    Habitat for Humanity chapter volunteer positions
    07/22/2015 10:17 PM EDT - The Bennington-Area chapter of Habitat for Humanity needs people for three volunteer positions: The volunteer host for Wednesdays and Saturdays will greet construction volunteers on site at 200 Jennifer Lane (Manchester), gets the coffee brewing, and provides refreshments for the 10 a.m. break. Hosting takes about one hour, between 8:30 and 9:30 a. Full Story

    Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

    FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
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    HBO open to more 'True Detective' despite Season 2 criticism

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO would like a third season of "True Detective," despite criticism over Season 2 starring Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch. Full Story