425 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-7567
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Fax us at: (802) 442-3413


To Subscribe:
Customer Service: 1-800-245-0254

Bennington Banner Circulation Department
Monday thru Friday, 7am- 5pm,
Saturday 7am-11am and Sunday 8am-10am,

Notification of a start or stop, regarding the delivery of your newspaper, will need to be received by this dept 4 days prior to the date of your departure/arrival. If you have missed your delivery, received a damaged paper or a paper with missing inserts, please call customer service to receive a replacement. Credit will be issued for any missing / damaged papers that are called in after 10am,.


To place a classified ad:

or call Nancy Mclean 1-800-245-0254, and choose Option 3 or FAX 413-499-3419

The preferred method to receive legals is typed up in the e-mail itself or attached as a Word document. Please specify the publication(s) in which the legal is to run in and on which days and for how long.

All legals must be received by noon, at least two days prior to the date of publication. If it's a publication date of Monday then the legal must be received by noon the Thursday before.



Susan Plaisance
802 447-7567 ext 127                FAX: 802-442-3413


Missy Place
802-447-7567 ext 126              FAX: 802-442-3413



Rob Scanlon
802-447-7567 ext 125             FAX: 802-442-3413



Monday through Friday - 8 to 5 (802) 447-7567 ext 103


Marketing Director:
Joyce Brewer
(413) 496-6316


If this is a notice placed by a private individual, please include your name, complete address, and phone # so we can input the information into the system and provide you with a price quote.
There is a base charge of $52.50 for the first 15 lines and additional lines are charged at $3.68 per line. A line consists of roughly 30 characters. A photo can be added for an additional cost. Notices are published online and in print.

E-mail obituaries to Faxes may be sent to 413-499-3419. To send a photo, e-mail it to
Direct obituary questions to 800-245-0254 and choose Option 2, or call 413-496-6226, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday, 2:30 to 5 p.m. If you cannot reach any one at the Obits desk please call 413-496-6357. The deadline is 4pm daily for publication the following day

Regional Publisher for New England Newspapers Inc.

Ed Woods (413) 496-6370 *OR* (802) 447-7567 ext 105

Regional Vice President of News for New England Newspapers Inc.

Kevin Moran (413) 496-6201 or on Twitter @iamberkshire


Call us at: (802) 447-7567
or fax: (802) 442-3413

Newsroom hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. After 5 p.m. Please call 802-447-7567 for admittance.

Editor Michelle Karas
(802) 447-7567 ext. 110
On Twitter: @MichelleKarasVT
County News Editor Mark Rondeau
(802) 447-7567 ext. 113
On Twitter: @banner_religion
Sports Editor Adam Samrov
(802) 447-7567 ext. 120
On Twitter: @banner_sports
Assistant Sports Editor Geoff Smith
(802) 447-7567 ext. 112
On Twitter: @banner_sports
Reporter Derek Carson
(802) 447-7567 ext. 122
On Twitter: @DerekCarsonBB
Reporter Keith Whitcomb
(802) 447-7567 ext. 115
On Twitter: @KWhitcombjr
Reporter Jacob Colon
(802) 447-7567 ext. 118
On Twitter: @JacobLColon
Photographer Holly Pelczynski
(802) 447-7567 ext. 119
On Twitter: @hollypelczynski
Community News Clerk Meggie Baker
(802) 447-7567


Melanie Labrie, Internet Sales Manager (802) 254-2311 ext 138
For online advertising rates please contact your local newspaper advertising sales representative.
Digital Sales Manager, Southern Vermont Jim Russell
(802) 254-2311 ext. 134


New England Newspapers Inc. Online Editor Jennifer Huberdeau
(413) 496-6229


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