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Ask the first-graders at Bennington Elementary what they want to be when they grow up, and the responses run the gamut: Teachers. A Nurse. A Baker. Firefighters. Cops. Ballerinas. One ballerina who will also collect gems.

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Ask the first-graders at Bennington Elementary what they want to be when they grow up, and the responses run the gamut: Teachers. A Nurse. A Baker. Firefighters. Cops. Ballerinas. One ballerina who will also collect gems.

BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Veterans' Home CEO Melissa Jackson was presented with the 2021 Christmas Tokens to be distributed to the veterans. Don Keelan donated the 13.5 ft. tree, which was brought from Keelan's property in Arlington and put up on the porch of the Veterans' Home.

BURLINGTON — Health Commissioner Mark Levine announced Monday the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Bundock as Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner. Bundock, who joined the Department of Health in 2007 as deputy chief medical examiner, takes over the state office that oversees death investigations, f…

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Despite different levels of success this fall, Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton both had its fair share of standouts on the gridiron. The hard work translated into 18 Bennington County athletes being named to Vermont coaches’ all-state teams.

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team hasn’t began its season yet, tryouts are slated for Monday. That didn’t stop the Patriots from giving back to the community. On Tuesday around 15 players and members of the coaching staff handed out more than 30 Thanksgiving meals at MAU.

The Worcester Majors defeated the Bennington Martens 112-100 on Saturday. High scorers for the Martens were Garrick Averett with 36 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. John Ryals added 29 points, 12 rebounds and five dimes for Bennington. Former SVC Alumni Casey Hall chipped in with a 14 po…

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Seasons come and seasons go, but scammers are here to stay. Holiday season scams will be closely followed by winter scams, followed by Valentine’s Day scams. Entering the month of December brings a renewed effort by scammers. Here are two returning scams of the season.

The paper reports Peter Welch is running to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Patrick Leahy. We have had Leahy in the Senate since 1974—48 years, six terms—and it’s certainly time for a change. We don’t need a carbon-copy of Leahy replacing him in that seat.

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BENNINGTON — For Vermont News & Media newspapers, as well as for an increasing number of daily papers around the country — especially in rural areas or with rural delivery customers — the switch to mail delivery is becoming a necessity to ensure financial viability to support local journ…

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