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    Police ID teen killed in Saturday crash in Brattleboro

    10/28/2014 01:46 PM EDT
    BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department has identified the teenager who died after crashing his vehicle on Bonnyvale Road on the night of Saturday, Oct. 
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    Middle school holds community night
    10/26/2014 10:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Principal Tim Payne and teachers made presentations on the Quantum Leap Program, Go Math!, and more at Mount Anthony Union Middle School's community night. About two dozen parents gathered in the school's cafeteria for the interactive presentations on Thursday night, before the group split up into more informal conversations over snacks and refreshments. Full Story

    Bennington CrossFit hosts powerlifting meet
    10/26/2014 10:28 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Bennington Crossfit hosted the inaugural powerlift meet in Vermont sanctioned by USA Powerlifting on Saturday. Only three of the 13 competitors were Bennington residents. Others drove in from nearby New York and New England states for the weightlifting competition that awards lifters with the heaviest one-repetition maximum. Full Story

    Vermont Veterans' Home to host Rock Rattle and Drum Pow Wow
    10/26/2014 10:27 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Healing Winds, the group that brought the annual Rock, Rattle and Drum Pow Wow to Berkshire County, Massachusetts, the last two years, is seeking community support to bring the American Indian ceremony of feast, song and dance to Bennington. The group held a meeting last week at St. Full Story

    Scientists critical of Ebola quarantine plans
    10/26/2014 10:26 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation's top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Africa is unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from traveling to the danger zone. Full Story

    Fish and Wildlife encouraging Vermont youth hunt
    10/26/2014 12:24 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging the state's youth to get out and hunt on the annual Vermont Youth Hunting Weekend. Full Story

    Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around U.S.
    10/26/2014 12:20 PM EDT - WILTON, Maine -- In Maine, a hunter can shoot a bear while it's nose-deep in a barrel of doughnuts, after it's been chased up a tree with dogs, or when it's snared in a cable trap - but that could change in days, and hunters and animal rights advocates around the country are watching. Full Story

    Driver dead in Saturday night crash in Brattleboro
    10/26/2014 12:18 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department said the driver of a vehicle died at the scene of a crash on Bonnyvale Road. Full Story

    Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up
    10/24/2014 04:13 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood. Full Story

    Bennington Home Depot earns GCEPD employer award
    10/26/2014 10:30 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities announced its 2014 awards to Vermont employers that embody the "spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act" this month. The GCEPD presented one of the employer awards to the Bennington Home Depot at the Bennington Rotary Club meeting at Mount Anthony Country Club on Friday, for its commitment Full Story

    Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage

    LONDON (AP) — Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara. Producers announced Friday that Scott Thomas will star as Queen Elizabeth II in a new West End production of "The Audience. Full Story