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    Mosaic program to debut cyberbullying PSA

    Cyberbullying video will debut for public on Tuesday
    11/27/2015 09:24 PM EST
    BENNINGTON >> Working with the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Catamount Access Television, students in the Mosaic program at Mount Anthony Union Middle School have created a video warning about the dangers of cyberbullying. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the students will show their video production to the public at 3 p. 
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    Thanksgiving structure fire results in $30k damage
    11/27/2015 09:23 PM EST - HOOSICK FALLS, NY>> A small family was unable to return to their home on Thanksgiving night after a structure fire in Hoosick Falls. Firefighters responded to the fire at 62 High St. Thursday night around 5 p.m. An investigation proved improper installation of a pellet stove caused the fire. Fire Chief Paul Aleksonis estimated damage to be worth $30,000. Full Story

    Practical and Life Skills students host third annual Thanksgiving Feast
    11/27/2015 09:22 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> For the third straight year, students in the Mount Anthony Union Middle School practical and life skills course hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for over 100 parents, staff, and service providers. The event has continued to grow for each of the three years, said teacher Pamm Powers, from 63 the first year, to 80 last year, to over 100 on Tuesday. Full Story

    Downtown businesses gear up for "Our Hometown Holiday"
    11/26/2015 01:59 PM EST - BENNINGTON>> Not long after the holiday of stuffed bellies follows three days of shopping on all levels of retail. The day after Thanksgiving is big box stores Black Friday, proceeded by Small Business Saturday, or Bennington's "Our Hometown Holiday." Then, give the wallet a rest on Sunday to later virtually shop on Cyber Monday. Full Story

    Shaftsbury man accused of assaulting woman
    11/26/2015 09:28 AM EST - BENNINGTON — A Shaftsbury man was held without bail Monday after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend on multiple occasions. Shaun P. Caccamo, 38, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to three felony counts of first degree aggravated domestic assault with prior conviction, second degree unlawful restraint, and misdemeanor counts of interfering with access to emergency Full Story

    Public warned about holiday scams
    11/26/2015 09:30 AM EST - BENNINGTON — "If it's too good to be true, it probably is." The public is being reminded of this old adage during the holiday season, as agencies are calling attention to holiday scams and other forms of consumer fraud. "We're very concerned about consumer fraud during this time of year," Dave Reville, associate state director for communications of AARP Vermont, said Tuesday. Full Story

    Red Cross encourages blood donations during holiday season
    11/26/2015 09:30 AM EST - BENNINGTON — The American Red Cross is encouraging the public to donate blood during the holiday season. The period between Thanksgiving and New Years is one of the toughest times to keep an adequate blood supply, according to Mary Brant, external communications manager of the Red Cross Northern New England Blood Services Region. Full Story

    Shaftsbury school board answers solar concerns, begin budget talks
    11/25/2015 12:21 PM EST - SHAFTSBURY >> The Shaftsbury School Board held their November meeting on Tuesday, where they outlined upcoming budget discussions, and heard questions from the public about why they turned down a solar contract that would have saved the school $8,000 annually. The meeting, later in the month than usual as the regularly scheduled meeting would have fallen on Veterans Day, was the final Full Story

    Readsboro woman suffered non-life threatening injuries after Searsburg crash
    11/25/2015 07:19 AM EST - SEARSBURG — A Readsboro woman suffered non-life threatening injuries after a single-car crash Friday morning on Route 8, according to Vermont State Police. Just after 7:30 a.m., Stephanie M. Laquier, 22, was travelling northbound near 100 Route 8 when her car collided with a telephone pole and landed down an embankment, according to a press release by Trooper Benjamin Barton of the Full Story

    Police step up patrols for holiday
    11/25/2015 07:22 AM EST - BENNINGTON — State Police say that as of Monday, there have been 48 traffic fatalities in Vermont this year, a number they do not wish to see rise this holiday season. State Police announced they would be stepping up patrols as part of the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign, and Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort from Wednesday through Nov. Full Story

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    Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record

    Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”