A welcoming congregation
Saturday May 18, 2013
I would like to take the opportunity this week to share some news from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bennington. After a several-year process of study and reflection, we are pleased to announce that the Fellowship has recently been recognized as a Welcoming Congregation by the Unitarian Universalist Association, meaning that we welcome the presence and Full Story
Morning Briefing -- FridayFriday May 17, 2013
Friday, May 17
NORTH BENNINGTON -- St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, on Houghton Street, will hold a clothing sale from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Outdoor Movie Night at Fisher
ARLINGTON -- Bring a blanket! Full Story Sgt. Thomas Crowe retiresFriday May 17, 2013
WINHALL -- After 42 years in law enforcement in Bennington County, Sgt. Thomas Crowe has announced his retirement, effective June 1. His last working day will be May 20.
Crowe is currently with Winhall Police & Rescue in Bondville. Full Story Bennington County Sheriff’s Dept.Friday May 17, 2013
BENNINGTON -- Founded in 1781, The Bennington County Sheriff’s Department is headed by Sheriff Chad D. Schmidt, who was sworn in in Sept. 2009.
The department includes:
Captain Andrew Hurley;
Lieutenants Jason Noblet and Steve Brookman;
Investigator Robert Kalinowski;
Office Manager Jude Shaughnessy;
Administrative Assistant Full Story Shaftsbury state police barracksFriday May 17, 2013
SHAFTSBURY -- The Shaftsbury barracks of the Vermont State Police provides primary law enforcement for 12 towns in Bennington County: They also provide support and back-up assistance on request to the Bennington and Manchester police departments. The barracks are located at 96 Airport Road. Full Story Morning Briefing -- ThursdayThursday May 16, 2013
Thursday, May 16
Spring concert at MAU
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Music Department will present spring concerts: The MAUHS Choirs, directed by Lynn Sweet, will present a spring concert at 7 p.m. in the MAU auditorium. The concert will feature the MAU Choir, Chamber Choir and Da Capos. Full Story Morning Briefing -- WednesdayWednesday May 15, 2013
Wednesday, May 15
Benedict Arnold program
MANCHESTER -- At 7 p.m., professor Paul Andriscin will give a presentation about Benedict Arnold at the First Congregational Church. Andriscin, a history professor at Castleton State College, will talk about Arnold, who was an American Revolutionary War general but defected to the British Army in 1780. Full Story Communication and ViolenceWednesday May 15, 2013
On Dec. 19, 2012, after a long day, I allowed my children to watch a little TV rather than doing our regular after school chore routine. My 4-year-old turned on the TV and started playing. As I sat there unwinding from the day, I began to realize that what was being reported on the news was yet another school shooting. Full Story SVMC PET unit receives ACR reaccreditationWednesday May 15, 2013
BENNINGTON -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently reaccredited Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s (SVMC) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) unit. This three-year recognition means that physicians and patients can trust SVMC to provide quality imaging for patient care. Full Story Community Calendar This WeekMonday May 13, 2013
Monday, May 13
Elks hosts bingo
BENNINGTON -- Every Monday, the Bennington Elks hosts bingo. There will be a $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. The Bennington Elks is located at 125 Washington Ave.
CAMBRIDGE, N. Full Story Meetings This WeekMonday May 13, 2013
Monday, May 13
Bennington Select Board
Bennington Fire Facility, 130 River St., multi-purpose room, third Floor
Agenda: 5 p.m.: Executive session (second floor conference room): Interviews.
Agenda: 6 p.m.: Minutes of April 22, May 2; warrants; citizens; animal control ordinances; Morgan Spring emergency generator purchase; set water and sewer budget Full Story Morning BriefingSaturday May 11, 2013
Saturday, May 11
Letter Carriers Food Drive
BENNINGTON -- The National Association of Letter Carriers holds its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive today.
Many area food shelves are reporting an increase in demand. Donations to this year’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive will go to the food shelves at BROC- Community Action in Full Story Mount Anthony Union High School Quarter 3 Honor RollFriday May 10, 2013
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School Quarter 3 Honor Roll follows:
PRINCIPAL’S HONORS: GRADE 9 - Erika Burgess, Connor Bushee, Jacob D’Amour, Dyllan Fletcher, Brenden Hay, Bethany Hojnowski, Asuka Kosaki, Adelard Lefebvre, Kelsey Sherman, Lauren Volpi, Rosie West. Full Story Morning Briefing -- FridayFriday May 10, 2013
Friday, May 10
’Swing into Spring’ for BPI
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Project Independence, adult day service, and our tournament sponsor The Bank of Bennington invite the public to "Swing into Spring" at the Mount Anthony Country Club for the second annual BPI Golf Tournament. Full Story Community BriefsFriday May 10, 2013
CAT-TV Open House on May 14
BENNINGTON -- Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV) will hold an Open House presentation on Tuesday, May 14, beginning at 6 p.m.
CAT-TV operates the area’s local Public, Educational and Governmental Access Channels, while providing access and training for local citizens to make use of those channels. Full Story