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MANCHESTER — For many girls in the developing world, the biological reality of menstruation can prevent them from attending school for a week or more each month.Manchester resident Sarah Hadden hopes to make sure that education is accessible … more
BENNINGTON — Health care has been a topic on almost everyone's mind lately, and few are more affected by the implications of that ongoing debate than seniors.Many local seniors and advocacy groups attended a meeting and luncheon hosted by the … more
BENNINGTON — Glenda Cresto has agreed to step down as principal of Mount Anthony Union High School, effective immediately.The MAU School Board made the announcement Wednesday after an executive session and voted to agree to the separation … more
MANCHESTER — Manchester mothers are fed up with the opioid epidemic and the devastating impact it has had on many local families.A little over a month ago, a coalition of citizens banded together to form Fed Up Manchester. The grassroots group … more
BENNINGTON — The town's Charter Review Committee began a line-by-line review of the existing charter on Wednesday and quickly found that task could be complex and time-consuming.The seven-member committee, appointed in July by the Select … more
BENNINGTON — After months of difficult negotiations, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union has ratified a new two-year teacher contract.The new contract lays out how teacher salaries will be calculated and details the new health insurance … more
DORSET — Gov. Phil Scott spent part of Wednesday in Dorset getting to know more about a Northshire business.The governor made a low-key visit to J.K. Adams, taking a quick tour of the family-owned kitchen and home wood product manufacturer and … more
State regulators have recommended a cap on electricity rate increases proposed by Vermont's largest power company.Green Mountain Power has asked for a 4.98 percent increase in 2018. The Vermont Public Service Department is suggesting that the … more
BENNINGTON — Voters and town officials will learn more later this month about a nearly $10 million bond to upgrade the municipal wastewater treatment plant.Engineers for the town will present details about the state-mandated project at the … more
BENNINGTON — Opponents of two solar energy projects eyed for the Apple Hill area said they see both good and bad in a Select Board vote to drop opposition to one project while continuing to oppose the other. The board, acting on the advice of … more
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