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    07/25/2016 08:22 PM EDT
    Today, July 27 ARLINGTON Barberry workshop and volunteer day: Learn how to manage the invasive plant, barberry. Meet at Arlington Recreational Park (Rte 313 parking lot) at 6 p.m. for a brief workshop followed by a barberry pull in the park and at the Yellow Barn. Join volunteers from Trout Unlimited and the Batten Kill Watershed Comprehensive Invasive Species Management Association. 
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    07/24/2016 10:32 PM EDT - Today, July 25 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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    07/21/2016 08:37 PM EDT - Today, July 22 BENNINGTON Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m. Dual recovery, for those who experience both chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric illness, 5:30 p.m. CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. Theater: "Alice in Wonderland" with the Youth Theater Company at 7 p. Full Story

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    07/19/2016 10:24 PM EDT - Today, July 20 ARLINGTON Act 148 Recycling Training: The Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance announces a free training will be offered to facilitate compliance with Vermont's Act 148 – Universal Recycling. Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) will facilitate the training. Alliance towns include Arlington, Bennington, Dorset, Glastenbury, Manchester, Pownal, Rupert, Sandgate, Full Story

    State warns Vermonters of "poison" parsnip
    07/20/2016 07:01 AM EDT - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets and the Department of Health want Vermonters to be aware that a common weed found along many Vermont roadsides can cause painful rashes and raised blisters, similar to second-degree sunburn. "Poison parsnip" (Pastinaca sativa L.), also known as wild parsnip, is found throughout the state. Full Story

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    07/18/2016 08:46 PM EDT - Today, July 19 BENNINGTON Multiple Myeloma Support Group: The Southern Vermont Myeloma Support Network (including eastern New York state and the northern Berkshires in MA) will hold a support group meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Community Resource Room at the SVMC Regional Cancer Center, 140 Hospital Drive We utilize the Difficult Conversations Workbook: Finding a Path through Illness, Full Story

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    07/17/2016 09:41 PM EDT - Today, July 18 BENNINGTON Butterfly Workshop: Bennington Battle Monument, "Butterflies Are Free, a welcome back to the Monarch" with Barbara Roan. Rain date will be July 19th; a workshop for children with butterfly crafts and a dance and movement workshop will take place. Children can spend the morning and afternoon making butterflies and exploring caterpillar into butterfly movement, they will Full Story

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    07/15/2016 09:10 PM EDT - Today, July 16 Bennington Gallery: Opening today and on view through Oct. 2 in the Regional Artists Gallery of Bennington Museum is a vibrant exhibition of recent paintings by Baltimore and North Bennington painter Mark Barry, who describes his work as "Painting the seemingly ordinary moments in life that aren't ordinary at all. Full Story

    Outdoor news and announcements
    07/15/2016 03:03 PM EDT - Printed muzzleloader antlerless deer permit applications available Vermont's muzzleloader season antlerless deer hunting permit applications are on Vermont Fish & Wildlife's website www.vtfishandwildlife.com, and now printed applications are also available from license agents statewide. A quick-link to the online applications is on the home page. Full Story

    Fisher Elementary School honor roll third academic trimester
    07/15/2016 03:03 PM EDT - Grade 5 Principal's List: Santiago Shea, Sarah Tilley Honors: Alexander Realmuto, Makayla Towne Grade 4 Principal's List: JD Redding High Honors: Mason Hill-McDermott, Bella Ingegneri Honors: Abby Curtis, Owen Emmons, Kyle Hess, Ava Lawler, Hunter Paligo, and JT Wright Full Story