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Police: Arlington residents must remain vigilant

EAST ARLINGTON — Residents need to be alert and notify police if they see unusual activity.That was one message to those who attended a community meeting on crime Thursday night. Close to 200 people turned out to the Federated Church of East …
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Trump's policy plans for Day One remain a mystery, but aides promise aggressive action early

WASHINGTON - In rally after rally, and speech upon speech, Donald Trump built a verbal skyscraper of campaign promises about what he would do on his first day in the White House.Begin building a wall at the nation's southern border. End the "war on …

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Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Secretary nominee, failed to disclose $100 million in assets

So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

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Vermont health ranking drops; obesity still a concern

BENNINGTON—Vermont isn't the second healthiest state anymore. According to a report from the United Health Foundation, the state moved to No. 5, and is now below Minnesota which is at fourth. Connecticut ranked third, while Massachusetts was …

Puppeteers spread anti-bully message at MEMS

MANCHESTER—Just like squeezing toothpaste out of a tube, mean words aren't something you can take back. Thanks to the National Life Group Foundation, Puppets in Education from Burlington was able to spend an entire day at the school educating …

Meeting law suit moving toward trial date at Superior Court

BENNINGTON — A lawsuit that seeks judicial determinations on alleged violations of the open meeting law by the Mount Anthony Union Board is edging toward a trial date in Superior Court if no settlement is reached.The suit, filed in March 2016 …

Positive changes appear on horizon for CAT-TV

BENNINGTON — Some positive changes could be on the horizon for Catamount Access Television under the new Certificate of Public Good between Vermont's Cable Access channels and Comcast.The CPG was filed by the Vermont Public Service Board last …

Police answer Arlington residents questions on homicide

ARLINGTON — The fears and concerns residents have lived with since an elderly Buck Hill Road woman was found Jan. 4 stabbed to death in her home poured out during an informational session Thursday night in Arlington.A standing-room-only crowd …
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Ski industry targeting millennials

WILMINGTON, N.Y. — When Aaron Kellett peers out the window of his office at Whiteface Mountain, these days he's usually smiling."My office is right next to our beginner trail, and when I look out I see people on our beginner trail," said the …

Toy sellers and makers offer more options for autistic kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Toy stores, with bright lights, loud sounds and crowded aisles, can be hard to manage for children with autism or other sensory issues. For parents, finding toys that match their kids' skill sets and will hold their attention …

Fishing groups in 4 states seek Atlantic wind farm delay

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and seaport communities in four states have asked a court to stop the federal government from auctioning off the rights to develop a huge offshore windfarm in the Atlantic Ocean …

More than 200 Christmas wreaths stolen from Maine farm

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - Hundreds of holiday wreaths have been stolen from a Maine farm. Gile's Family Farm owner Frank Boucher said Monday that someone stole a trailer containing more than 200 wreaths from behind the Alfred business sometime …

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Mountaineers take over in second half, run past Elms

BENNINGTON — On Thursday night at the Mountaineer Athletic Center, it was almost the story of two different halves.Elms hung around in the first 20 minutes, but the last 20 was all Southern Vermont as the Mountaineers took a one-point halftime …

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Hoosick sweeps Stillwater on lanes

Big fourth quarter propels Arlington past Lions

Food
In 2017, spiralize your veggies for a fresh take on faux pasta

When you look at the Google Trends graph for "spiralizer," you'll see two abrupt peaks in Google's line graph, which rams upward starting around January 2015. The next peak? Early January 2016. And the next? The first week of 2017. It seems we've …

Vietnam inspires a healthy chicken salad

'Oxford Companion to Cheese' leaves few holes in story of ancient food

Bruschetta, 3 ways, for a satisfying main dish

Entertainment
Waxing Poetic: Savoring our experiences

Some poets are masters at capturing everyday experiences in their poems. When they tell us about those experiences they remind us how good it is to take the time to savor our own — like a simple walk on a cold winter morningHeading Back Home …

"Alice in Wonderland" comes to Dorset

Bringing students young and old together through art

Two different styles produce a unique sound

Classic movie series to open at Oldcastle

Opinion
Now what?

What would have happened if Alabama Gov. George Wallace had won the White House in 1968? We're about to find out. Wallace and Donald Trump have a lot in common, after all. Populists? Check. Bigots? Check. Loved by underemployed, angry …

Our Opinion: States' voters act on campaign finance reform

Graves Registry: The long road is still winding

Speaking of Religion: Life, Death and Halloween

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