• Tough Mudder returns to Mount Snow - 05/24/2015 07:54 PM EDT
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  • Hartford gets revenge with win over MAU - 05/24/2015 05:29 PM EDT
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    Tough Mudder returns to Mount Snow

    New obstacles include a tunnel crawl with spray of tear gas-like substance
    05/24/2015 07:54 PM EDT
    DOVER — A spokeswoman for Tough Mudder says this year's event will bring new obstacles and a mini-course for children. "Our obstacles are either brand new or crowd favorites that have been reinvented," said Carol Gottshall, media relations manager. "It's a new twist on the old obstacles, designed to make them more challenging and team-oriented. 
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    Vermont Supreme Court reverses award involving Dover easement dispute
    05/24/2015 07:34 PM EDT - DOVER >> The Vermont Supreme Court recently reversed a compensatory award involving a right-of-way dispute, but stood behind other elements of the case. Sunne Village Development Property Owners Association had appealed a trial court judgement saying it created a nuisance affecting a commercial landowner. Full Story

    Two dead in Woodford after Route 9 motorcycle crash
    05/24/2015 10:40 PM EDT - WOODFORD >> Two people are dead following a single motorcycle crash Sunday on Route 9, said Vermont State Police Sergeant Jesse Robson. Dennis Haughney Jr., 41, of Troy, N.Y., was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson Road King when he lost control and crashed into a guardrail. He and his passenger, Kathy Haughney, were killed. Full Story

    Lake Paran celebrates opening weekend
    05/22/2015 09:16 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON >> This Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of North Bennington's Lake Paran, and the Lake is celebrating with an opening party on Saturday. The event will run from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. at the Park-McCullough House Carriage Barn. The cost to get in at the door is $10, but members get in free. Full Story

    Bennington oral health meetings continue, plan starts to take shape
    05/22/2015 09:15 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> The Bennington Oral Health Coalition continues to get community input on what the next steps should be in improving the oral health of the town. At the second in a series of public discussions, hosted at the Bennington Firehouse, on Wednesday, moderator Susan Sgorbati, director of Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action, asked the approximately 15 Full Story

    Take a hike: New guidebook published
    05/22/2015 09:14 PM EDT - WILMINGTON >> Not all hikers are looking for a challenge or to reach a summit. But most cannot deny the natural beauty found on local trails. "If you look around, there's always something," said Joan Rech, author of "25 Short Hikes and Interesting Walks in the Mount Snow-Brattleboro Vermont Region" who previously tackled the Bennington and Manchester area in 2012. Full Story

    Governor, Speaker reflect on 2015 session
    05/22/2015 09:14 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> As the dust settles on the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Peter Shumlin and House Speaker Shap Smith have no trouble agreeing on a highlight and a low light. For both Democratic leaders, the Legislature's approval of a sweeping education-reform bill is a defining achievement for this year — in part because some thought the issue may be too contentious for any Full Story

    Freeze warnings, frost advisories issued for The Berkshires, Vermont
    05/22/2015 04:14 PM EDT - Gardeners be forewarned: the National Weather Service has issued freeze warnings and frost advisories the region, including Berkshire County in Massachusetts and Bennington and Windham counties in Vermont. They are in effect from midnight to 8 a.m. Saturday, when temperatures could dip into the low 30s and upper 20s in some areas. Full Story

    Community demands answers regarding principal hire
    05/22/2015 09:26 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Over 40 members of the community came to the Mount Anthony Union school board meeting on Wednesday, to demand answers from the board and the superintendent regarding the hiring of Glenda Cresto as the high school's new principal. In what turned out to be a highly controversial decision, the MAU board in April, at the recommendation of Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union Full Story

    Officials seek answers for string of Londonderry fires
    05/21/2015 10:11 PM EDT - SOUTH LONDONDERRY >> After a home on Under the Mountain Road was destroyed in a fire earlier in the month, Rep. Oliver Olsen reached out to constituents and agencies. They're now looking for answers to what seems like a history and pattern of suspicious fires in the area stemming back to 2005. "Initial investigations were not able to establish a definitive cause but it has been deemed Full Story

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    France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies

    PARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies. Full Story
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    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.