Morning Briefing -- Tuesday


Tuesday, Jan. 28

Bereavement support at Vets Home

BENNINGTON -- Weekly adult grief support for those who have lost a loved one, every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Vermont Veterans Home on North Street. For more information, call VNA & Hospice of SVHC at 802-442-5502.

Bereavement support group

BENNINGTON -- The sudSSpirit Bereavement Support Group will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library. The group is for those that are survivors of the sudden, unexpected death of their spouse of significant other. No registration is required, and it is free. For more information, call 802-441-5562.

Bingo Tuesdays

at Bennington Moose

BENNINGTON -- Bingo is held Tuesdays at the Bennington Moose. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Senior Center activities

BENNINGTON -- Every Tuesday in January the Bennington Senior Center will be hosting Bone Builders from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Please RSVP. They will also be holding HELP from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. This week, Colonie Center from from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 802-442-1052 for more information.

Families Together caregiver gathering

BENNINGTON -- Are you caring for a loved one? Bennington Project Independence, Adult Day Service, partners with families to share information and problem solve to make caregiving for a loved one easier.

Families Together meets at BPI on the last Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Bennington Project Independence is located in the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman building at 614 Harwood Hill. For more information on the services available at Bennington Project Independence, or to schedule a complimentary visit or tour, please contact us at 802-442-8136 or

Moroccan dinner

MANCHESTER -- This week only, tickets are on sale at Mark Skinner Library and Burr and Burton Academy Development Office for the Taste of Morocco dinner being put on by BBA students going on the service trip to Morocco this April break. Tickets are $30 for a 3-course authentic Moroccan feast. Advance tickets only. Vegetarian option is available with advance notice. The main course is a delicious chicken and apricot tagine with couscous, mint tea and pastries for dessert. There will also be henna tattoos and a Moroccan photo booth where you can have your picture taken in authentic garb (so bring a little extra money). Come and support our trip in a delicious way.


Arlington School Board

Arlington Memorial High School Marsh Library, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Call to order 2. Executive Session, if needed 3. Approval of minutes 1/21/14 4. Public comment 5. Review of Arlington FY15 Budget 6. Approval of Arlington FY15 Budget 7. Review of Warning 8. Adjournment.

SVSU Personnel Committee

SVSU Central Office Conference Room at 5:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Minutes of 12/17/13 2. Job Descriptions A. Human Resources Manager B. Maintenance Foreman 3. Organizational Chart A. Special Education 4. Other.


Open house at CAT-TV

BENNINGTON -- Catamount Access Television covers meetings, answers questions, instructs classes, encourages people to use their talents in planning, producing and directing their own programs.

Please join the staff of CAT-TV on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 5:30 until 6:45 p.m. as they open their offices at 625 Main St. to members of the community, who are curious and want to learn more about the organization and become new members. Join them for the structured open house (arrive at 5:30 p.m. and leave at 6:45 p.m.).

People that live, work or go to school full time in Woodford, Bennington, Pownal, North Bennington and Shaftsbury can become members for free. Others living outside of these areas can become a member for a nominal fee. Many folks who have taken courses at CAT-TV achieve great benefits from their training and work done at the studio. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Darlene Young, outreach coordinator, at 802-442-8868.


BENNINGTON -- An article on the January 2013 drug sweep that ran in Saturday's edition contained an error regarding Andrew Brainerd. It should have read that he pleaded guilty to sale of hallucinogens while having a hallucinogen possession charge dropped.


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