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Pownal stream study ID's flooding threats

POWNAL — A study of the Tubbs Brook and Ladd Brook drainage areas in Pownal has identified more than 30 potential projects that could reduce the water flow restrictions that worsen flooding …
Our View: More than skiing at stake in climate crisis

Along Route 30 in Dummerston, just outside of Brattleboro, the lift chairs of Maple Valley ski area have sat motionless above the slope for years, patiently waiting to carry skiers up the hill. If …

Our View: Woodford wise to revote on Act 46

Our opinion: A legacy and a future, imperiled by a presidential decree

Another View: The Russia affair expands

A sweet cookie swap tradition

PITTSFIELD — 'Twas two weeks before Christmas and over at the Eagle,Staff members were gathered, to swap cookies that looked oh, so regal!If it's the second Monday in December, odds are the …

Holiday cookie of the week: Hot chocolate cookies

Chili for those chilly afternoon hikes

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Look out for snowy owls arrival

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Burlington mayor defends immigration policy against federal pressure

BURLINGTON — The mayor is standing by a city policy that has come under fire from the federal government.Last month the Department of Justice sent a letter to Mayor Miro Weinberger, Vermont …

Vt to spend $31M on Act 46 mergers

Governor says he'll sign legislation allowing marijuana possession

Sanders decries college financial information gap

Proposed tax on tuition waivers alarms students, colleges

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Police news in brief

POWNAL — A man and woman weren't injured after their vehicles collided on Route 7 on Monday morning, according to Vermont State Police.Just after 11 a.m., Darrell E. Pinsonneault, 36, of Adams, …

Sen. Sanders' sponsors holiday party for seniors

BENNINGTON — The office of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sponsored a holiday meal for over 100 seniors in Bennington on Friday, part of a statewide campaign.The luncheon was hosted by St. Peter's …

Sheriff's department spreads cheer

BENNINGTON — A set of flashing blue lights in your rear view mirror can be enough to ruin your day.But during a series of traffic stops near Northside Drive mid-day Friday, motorists being …

Paraeducator shift unintentionally omitted from contract

BENNINGTON — During the last round of contract negotiations, representatives of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union and their educational support staff agreed to make paraeducators …

SVSU seeks clarity on Act 46

BENNINGTON — Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union Superintendent Jim Culkeen said that conversations with the Agency of Education and legislators are ongoing as to the fallout of Woodford …
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Bulldogs hold off Lyndon in final seconds

HINESBURG — Lyndon missed two shots in the final seconds as the Burr and Burton boys basketball team won its opener, 51-50, in the opening round of the Kevin Riell Tournament at CVU.BBA trailed …

Panthers take control early, top Monument Mountain

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls wrestling team had a strong showing Thursday night in a dual-meet as the topped Monument Mountain 45-30 at home.The Panthers had a commanding control of the …

Patriots weather storm, edge Slaters

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team's home opener against Fair Haven had the feel of a heavyweight fight.The Patriots and Slaters went back and forth, each taking the other's …

Late goals sink Bulldogs against Spaulding

BARRE — The Burr and Burton girls hockey team was in control during its game against Spaulding Wednesday, but couldn't hold on late, resulting in a 4-2 loss at Barre Ice Arena. BBA was in …
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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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