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    PAVE reflects on Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Fundraiser

    Annual 'Moonlight in Vermont' fundraiser includes wine tasting
    10/21/2016 07:04 AM EDT
    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 
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    Bennington Free Library roof project possible thanks to community donations
    10/20/2016 07:12 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — The Bennington Free Library is undergoing a project that will replace the oldest portion of the roof on its 151-year-old building. The slate roof is an original feature of the building. Library Director Lynne Fonteneau McCann described it as being "well past its sell-by date." The library has been seeking to raise funds to cover the cost of roof repair and other projects, an Full Story

    Unseasonably warm October weather
    10/19/2016 07:37 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Warm temperatures rolled into the region on Tuesday, nearly breaking records and giving southern Vermonters one last taste of summer. Temperatures are forecast to fall throughout the week, but will still be above normal. Rain is likely to finish out the week. "A powerful storm system will develop across the Ohio Valley and will result in big changes in the weather pattern," Full Story

    Bernie Sanders to speak at "Election Rally" at Mount Anthony Union Middle School
    10/19/2016 09:46 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Democratic Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will visit Bennington on Saturday to campaign for local candidates. Rights and Democracy Vermont and the Vermont Political Revolution Fund are hosting an "Election Rally" at the Vermont Veterans home on Saturday Oct. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m., which will feature speakers including Sanders, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter, Full Story

    Renowned solo pianist Adam Neiman named new artistic director for Manchester Music Festival
    10/17/2016 05:47 PM EDT - MANCHESTER>>The Manchester Music Festival Board of Directors has appointed pianist Adam Neiman as the new artistic director, effective immediately. The nonprofit announced last month that it would make changes to its programs by focusing resources solely on the summer festival and bringing in talented young artists. Full Story

    Harvest Festival benefits Manchester Community Food Cupboard
    10/17/2016 06:30 AM EDT - MANCHESTER — Wagon rides, a corn maze, tasty treats, and pumpkin carving — and all for a good cause, too. With autumn in full swing, people looking for fall festivities turned out en masse to the Equinox Valley Nursery on Saturday for the annual Pumpkin Carving and Harvest Festival to benefit the Manchester Community Food Cupboard. Full Story

    Commercial real estate market finally heating up in Bennington
    10/14/2016 09:58 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> It could be that a commercial real estate surge is creeping up on the town of Bennington. A flurry of interest in business property in three locations, a new super-size Walmart and its facilitating roundabout, and a handful of multi-million dollar sales have some optimistic that the town's excruciatingly slow market recovery has arrived. Full Story

    One World hosts exhibition from Shutterbug photography club
    10/14/2016 07:05 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — The Shutterbug Club, a group of local photographers, will have an exhibition of nature photography on display at the One World Conservation Center through at least the end of the year. The photos on display are all on sale, and include landscapes, waterfalls, birds, and animals large and small. Full Story

    Bennington Police and Bennington County Sheriff receive new speed trailers
    10/13/2016 07:04 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Bennington Police, along with the Bennington County Sheriff's Department, received new "speed trailers" this week. They are among seven police agencies in the state to receive them. The devices, which detect and display the speed of oncoming vehicles, are valued at $8,000 each. They were bought with grant funds from the Vermont Highway Safety Program. Full Story

    Oldcastle channels Arthur Miller in sublime "Mt. Morgan"
    10/13/2016 07:03 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — With theaters across the country commemorating the 100th anniversary of Arthur Miller's birth for the past year, Oldcastle Theatre Company is taking a less-travelled path as its offering to the centennial with its final 2016 season production, "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan." The play, which runs through Oct. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.