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PAVE reflects on Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Fundraiser

Annual 'Moonlight in Vermont' fundraiser includes wine tasting
BENNINGTON — Thirty-five years ago the Project Against Violent Encounters started as a hotline for a college student's thesis. Today, it's known as PAVE and its services include more than just an emergency phone line. It offers court and social service advocacy, emergency housing, emergency financial support, access to legal services, supervised visitation, parenting classes, community Full Story
Dorset reservoir returns to safe level, boil order still remains

DORSET >> The Dorset reservoir has returned to a safe level after leaks in the water system were fixed by shutting off the water supply for several nights, according to the Dorset Fire District. Jim McGinnis, water system technician, said there were six definite leaks and three suspected areas that needed to be checked out. Full Story
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Six chosen for all-star tilt

BENNINGTON — Six of the area's top senior high school football players will get at least one more chance to strap on the pads. On November 19, Castleton University will host the 16th annual North-South Senior All-Star Football game — an event that puts a cap on the fall high school sports season in Vermont. Full Story
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Low Lily to present new spin on American folk music

Brattleboro based band to play on Oct. 21 at UUF
BENNINGTON — The inspiration and passion Low Lily has for making music is what makes the trio a thriving Vermont based folk-roots band. Liz Simmons, her husband Flynn Cohen and Lissa Schneckenburger bring together years of music learning, making and teaching to embody a variety of tunes that range from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, New England, American and contemporary folk. Full Story
Fire hits NY high school; football team's equipment lost

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. >> An upstate New York high school football team preparing for a playoff game has lost all of its equipment in a fire. Schenectady Police Sgt. Matt Terry tells the Times Union of Albany (http://bit.ly/2ep9dD2 ) that a fire engulfed the field house early Friday at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons. Full Story