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    Spirits of Old Bennington opens tasting room

    Visitors can sample rum, gin; whiskey, vodka coming soon
    BENNINGTON >> Ken Lorenz knew 10 years ago that he wanted to start his own distillery. The seeds were sown during a trip to Scotland. A lover of fine Scotch and an engineer by trade, he was drawn to the series of tanks, pipes and tubes, all of which played a roll in making a good spirt. Lorenz and his wife Alexis founded the Spirits of Old Bennington, a craft distillery located in the Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    Woman arraigned on $1 million bank fraud, false passport claims

    Woman arraigned on $1 million bank fraud, false passport claims
    BURLINGTON >> A woman accused of defrauding three lending institutions out of over $1 million and using another person's information in a passport application was arraigned in federal court on Wednesday. Federal prosecutors allege that Alison Gu, 40, of Cheshire, Conn., falsified documents and used multiple false names on mortgages, according to a news release from the U. Full Story
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    Post 13 turning around after slow start

    Offense beginning to click as team comes back home
    BENNINGTON >> It's not the start that Post 13 coach Jamie Carey envisioned. His team lost its first six games, but after a win in their most recent contest against a good Rutland Post 31 squad, the offense has started to rev up and the pitching has tightened up. "Baseball can be a frustrating game, if you fail 7-of-10 times, you're [still] an all-star," said Carey as the team took batting Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

    Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
    BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
    REGION
    Naked pedestrian strolls through Burlington

    BURLINGTON, VT. >> A naked pedestrian strolling through Burlington this week has caused quite a stir. The man was first spotted Tuesday walking through the city's Church Street Marketplace completely nude, with the exception of sneakers and a bandana on his head. Bystanders say they were amazed to see him walk around the busy shopping and dining district. Full Story