• Good things happen when locals step up - 09/21/2016 08:48 PM EDT
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    Today's Calendar

    09/26/2016 11:52 AM EDT
    Email calendar listings to news@benningtonbanner.com. We only accept events that are free to attend or benefit non-profits or charitable causes. We prefer to receive submissions via email, and would like the information to be in plain text in the body of the email. Today, Sept. 27 BENNINGTON Act 46 forum: ACT 46 School Consolidation Community Forum, 6 p. 
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    Town project list for the week of Sept. 26
    09/26/2016 06:17 AM EDT - Roadwork and sidewalk projects by the town of Bennington • Benmont Avenue Bridge is now open in both directions. • Branch Street will remain closed between Main and Gage Streets, crews will be pouring sidewalks and grading for blacktop. • Roadside mowing continues throughout town. Full Story

    Meetings
    09/25/2016 04:51 PM EDT - Monday, Sept. 26 Bennington Select Board: Bennington Fire Facility, 6 p.m. Agenda: 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Consent Agenda 3. Citizens 4. Madison's Sidewalk Seating Design Request 5. Hotel Study Proposal 6. Revised Town-Wide Housing Loan Program Final Reading 7. Appointments to Boards & Commissions, Development Review Road, Planning Commission 8. Full Story

    Today's Calendar
    09/25/2016 02:46 PM EDT - Email calendar listings to news@benningtonbanner.com. We only accept events that are free to attend or benefit non-profits or charitable causes. We prefer to receive submissions via email, and would like the information to be in plain text in the body of the email. Today, Sept. 26 BENNINGTON Music: Mary Halvorson and Stephen Crump 8 p. Full Story

    VTrans secures additional $16 million in federal highway funds
    09/23/2016 08:44 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has received an additional $16 million in federal highway funding after the state met all of its fiscal year deadlines for federally-funded projects. When states or other federal entities which are funded through the federal highway trust fund do not fully utilize their federal funds in a given year, the Federal Highway Full Story

    Fish and wildlife news
    09/23/2016 05:48 PM EDT - Tree stand safety tips for hunters Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. Here are some tips from Vermont Fish & Wildlife to help stay safe and get the most out of your tree stand hunting experience: • Choose a live, straight tree. Full Story

    On the road: a Vermont travel advisory
    09/23/2016 05:48 PM EDT - Did you know that there are a number of driver and vehicle services that you can do on line without going to the Department of Motor Vehicles? That's right from the comfort of your home, in the doctor's office or while watching a sporting event you can: renew your vehicle, ATV, snowmobile or motorboat registration, pay the fee to have your suspended Driver's License reinstated (having met the Full Story

    Tax-Aide program seeks new volunteers
    09/23/2016 05:48 PM EDT - BURLINGTON >> AARP Tax-Aide, the nation's largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service, is seeking volunteers to assist in tax preparation. Tax season, AARP Tax-Aide volunteers help prepare federal and state tax returns for low and middle income taxpayers with special attention to those 60 and older. Full Story

    World Rabies Day
    09/23/2016 05:48 PM EDT - World Rabies Day is September 28th this year. This is a day set aside to raise awareness about the impact of rabies on humans and animals. This year's theme is "Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate." With the aim of educating, the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA)'s One Health Committee has developed an infographic giving basic facts about rabies in Vermont. Full Story

    Autumn events
    09/23/2016 05:48 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> In addition to the state's stunning fall foliage, events celebrating autumn, the arts, film, and food and drink are among the highlights for Vermont's calendar in October. Visitors to the state are recommended to book their trips in advance, as several weekends in October are among the busiest of the year for tourism in Vermont. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

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