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'A house for writers' coming to N. Bennington

NORTH BENNINGTON — An early 20th century building in North Bennington formerly used as a nursing home will soon have new life as a nonprofit writing center.Robert Hansmann, who goes by "V," …

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Opinion
Our view: A growth opportunity for SVSU

Last week, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union held its first board meeting since it found out that the Arlington and Sandgate school districts will be moved into their supervisory union by the …

Another view: Mars landing shows we can reach the stars

Another View: Make your voice heard on proposed campus sexual assault rules

Our opinion: Trump war on press is war on Americans

Lifestyles
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends

PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.

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How to make a shrub: A taste of summer in the winter

Deer season: 'Never cook game past medium'

Latest news
Act 46 clock ticking as deadline approaches BENNINGTON — The Act 46 school merger process is coming down to a "ticking clock," said Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union Superintendent Jim Culkeen. That clock is winding down to a Feb. 28, …
Board denies bid, opts for new auction policy on tax sale properties BENNINGTON — After delaying a vote on a $12,500 bid for a dilapidated former motel property on Pleasant Valley Road last month, the Select Board has unanimously opted to deny the bid and …
ITVFest picks Duluth as new festival home MANCHESTER — ITVFest has made its decision about the future of its namesake festival, and that future is in Duluth, Minnesota. The city of 80,000 at the far western shore of Lake Superior will …
Dorset officials hope to resolve suit over hiking trail DORSET — Town officials believe a resolution could be near in a boundary dispute concerning a section of the Owls Head hiking trail off Route 30.Following a hearing Dec. 3 in Bennington …
Manchester Police seize over 50lbs of pot from barn MANCHESTER — Over 50 pounds of processed and unprocessed marijuana were seized mid-November from a barn in Manchester Center by the Manchester Police Department, according to an MPD press …
Local sports
Red Raiders top Panthers in Wasaren matchup MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls basketball team fell 64-53 to Mechanicville, behind standout days from multiple Red Raiders.Taylor Grayson had 21 points and Jada Brown had 19 …
SVC's Morris-Gray earns NECC rookie honors MARSHFIELD, Mass. — The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced on Monday its weekly award winners with Southern Vermont College freshman Dylan Morris-Gray being honored as the Men's …
Talented Bulldogs ready for next step MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls hockey team will be tested early, but it's a challenge the Bulldogs are more than ready to take on.Four of BBA's first five games figure to be some of the …
Four Patriots start season with tourney titles SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Four Mount Anthony and one Hoosick Falls wrestler finished first in their brackets at the Wrangle on the Plains at the Schenectady Armory.Kyle Hurley, Jack Ware, Keenan …
National News

Germany arrests 4 over bid to revive banned far-right group

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested four people and carried out raids at 15 sites in an investigation of suspected efforts to revive a far-right group that was banned 18 years …

Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister wins confidence vote

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The former Sri Lankan prime minister whose October sacking by the president precipitated a political crisis has won a confidence vote in Parliament.Ranil …

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a no-confidence vote from Conservative lawmakers angry about the divorce deal she has struck with the European Union.Here's a look …

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

LONDON (AP) — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her …

Philippine Congress votes to extend martial law in south

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress has approved a request by the president to extend martial law in the country's volatile south by a year due to continuing threats by Islamic …

World News

Germany arrests 4 over bid to revive banned far-right group

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested four people and carried out raids at 15 sites in an investigation of suspected efforts to revive a far-right group that was banned 18 years …

Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister wins confidence vote

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The former Sri Lankan prime minister whose October sacking by the president precipitated a political crisis has won a confidence vote in Parliament.Ranil …

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a no-confidence vote from Conservative lawmakers angry about the divorce deal she has struck with the European Union.Here's a look …

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

LONDON (AP) — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her …

Philippine Congress votes to extend martial law in south

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress has approved a request by the president to extend martial law in the country's volatile south by a year due to continuing threats by Islamic …

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Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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