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Friday: Third annual free dental day for veterans

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Dental Center will hold its third annual free dental days for veterans this Friday.The event will take place on May 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Veterans will be asked …
Opinion
No need for budget drama

Earlier this week, State Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe sent Gov. Phil Scott a politely worded but fairly scathing rebuke of Scott's announced intention to veto the budget and tax bill approved by …

On sports bets, Vermont should cash out

Innovating for water quality

Our Opinion: State joins fight to protect air standards

Lifestyles
Bring your best dish to the picnic

PITTSFIELD — Here comes summer! And not a moment too soon ...Memorial Day weekend is the official launch of the picnic and barbecue season in the region. Because it's the first cookout of the …

Ron Jujawski | Garden Journal: Be on the lookout for lily leaf beetles

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Indigo buntings, little brown bats spotted in area

Noise exposure is 'the new secondhand smoke'

Vermont Digger
Man charged with murder over deadly fire in St. Johnsbury

A St. Johnsbury man has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree arson a week after police discovered the remains of a 52-year-old man in a burned-down house.Allen Draper, 30, is facing …

New law could boost payments for addiction treatment

Lawmakers list six non-money bills they plan to pass in special session

Experts report outbreak of forest tent caterpillars

Sanders to seek third Senate term

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Local House delegation will look different in 2019 BENNINGTON — The House delegation from the Bennington region appears headed for a significant reshuffle, with at least two incumbents declining a re-election bid and a third yet to make an …
Big plans for Merchant's Park BENNINGTON — The town has expanded on plans to create a downtown play area, including a "splash pad," for children at Merchant's Park.Bennington Community Development Director Zirwat Chowdhury …
Smoke led searchers to wreckage of plane WOODFORD — Smoke from a fire that had burned out led searchers to the wreckage of a twin-engine aircraft on Bald Mountain early Monday morning, where they discovered that the crash had resulted …
Pilot killed in plane crash identified as a Connecticut man WOODFORD — The pilot of a twin-engine aircraft that crashed into Bald Mountain on Sunday was found dead at the heavily wooded crash site just after 1 a.m. Monday, according to Vermont State …
Composer debuts 'Appalachian Trail Symphony' NORTH BENNINGTON — In the summer of 2016, Massachusetts-born composer Keane Southard hiked over 700 of the Appalachian Trail through five New England states. On Sunday, Sage City Symphony …
Local sports
Armored Athlete ramps up for The Basketball Tournament BENNINGTON — For the fourth consecutive summer, Armored Athlete looks to compete in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) with a chance to win $2 million.Armored Athlete comes off a tournament last …
Panthers advance to Class D sectional finals TROY, N.Y. — The No. 6 seed Hoosick Falls girls lacrosse team pulled off an upset in the Class D sectional semifinals with a 14-9 win against No. 2 Catholic Central. The Panthers held a 6-4 …
Panthers advance to sectional quarterfinals HOOSICK, N.Y. — Hoosick Falls softball pitcher Abby Philpott isn't one to pump up her own accomplishments.Instead, she prefers to talk about the contributions of the teammates around her.The …
Patriots run-rule Hartford on Senior Day BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony softball team continued to get offense up and down the lineup as they topped Hartford, 25-0, in five innings Monday on Senior Day.Taylor Dicranian made her Senior …
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Summer driving: Edmunds' picks for Memorial Day car deals

Summer is the busiest selling season at car dealerships. The weather is nice, people have more time to shop, and the discounts are attractive enough to get buyers' attention. Dealers also make full …

Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions soared Wednesday along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival soldiers shelled dozens of …

Stunning fall of Malaysia's Najib ushers in hopes of reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two weeks ago, Najib Razak was supremely confident of being elected Malaysia's prime minister for a third term. Instead, in a dizzying political drama, he lost …

Many protests planned against Berlin right-wing party rally

BERLIN (AP) — More than a dozen groups are planning weekend protests against a rally by the right-wing nationalist party Alternative for Germany being staged under the motto "Germany's …

Poland hails first Polish Man International Booker winner

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's deputy culture minister says he is happy that Polish author Olga Tokarczuk is the first Pole to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for …

World News

Summer driving: Edmunds' picks for Memorial Day car deals

Summer is the busiest selling season at car dealerships. The weather is nice, people have more time to shop, and the discounts are attractive enough to get buyers' attention. Dealers also make full …

Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions soared Wednesday along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival soldiers shelled dozens of …

Stunning fall of Malaysia's Najib ushers in hopes of reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two weeks ago, Najib Razak was supremely confident of being elected Malaysia's prime minister for a third term. Instead, in a dizzying political drama, he lost …

Many protests planned against Berlin right-wing party rally

BERLIN (AP) — More than a dozen groups are planning weekend protests against a rally by the right-wing nationalist party Alternative for Germany being staged under the motto "Germany's …

Poland hails first Polish Man International Booker winner

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's deputy culture minister says he is happy that Polish author Olga Tokarczuk is the first Pole to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for …

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Teflon Town
Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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