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Baptist college plans housing project

BENNINGTON — Northeastern Baptist College is planning a major project on a lot off Convent Avenue, including development of nine duplex buildings clustered around a central …

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Lake Paran to officially open gates NORTH BENNINGTON — After having to postpone its opening due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the board of Paran Recreations is opening the Lake Paran site today. The chairman of the board of …
Manchester may have to borrow due to tax delays MANCHESTER — The Manchester Select Board spent much of Tuesday night's meeting dealing with "what-ifs" as it discussed taxes, revenues and how to pay the town's bills. Like towns across …
Bellows Falls faces asbestos clean up at fire scene BELLOWS FALLS — The early Sunday night fire that destroyed a large apartment building on Barker Street will likely end up costing the town thousands of dollars to demolish and clean up the …
Bennington issues statement on SVC camp BENNINGTON — Select Board Chairman Donald Campbell and Town Manager Stuart Hurd have released a statement, to be posted on the town's website, addressing concerns surrounding a religious camp …
The Checkup for July 8: 2 new cases of COVID reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported two new cases of …
All Stars event honors region's top athletes

All Stars virtual ceremony honors region's top athletes

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Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal Regional All Stars awards show
All Stars virtual ceremony honors region's top athletes BENNINGTON — The region's top athletes and coaches were honored on Monday night as the Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal hosted the virtual version of the fourth annual Bennington Banner …
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SMS grad named to US Ski National Development Group

STRATTON- Stratton Mountain School alumni Jay Poulter '20 has qualified for U.S. Ski and Snowboard's 2020-21 National Development Group. The National Development Group is one level of recognition …

MACC's Jozefiak fires 64 at Vt Am, in contention for victory STOWE — Mount Anthony's Cory Jozefiak shot an 8-under 64 to rocket near the top of the leaderboard after the second day of the Vermont Amateur golf tournament at Stowe Golf Club on …
Bennington's late rally not enough vs. Brattleboro BENNINGTON — Bennington had just one hit heading into the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday afternoon versus Brattleboro, trailing 5-1. A seventh inning rally was started by pinch …
Petition regarding VPA's fall sports start-date surfaces A day after the Vermont Principals Association (VPA) recommended in an email that the start of fall sports throughout the state be delayed, a petition has surfaced online demanding the season begin …
Virtual 5K sees participants throughout the country BENNINGTON — RiseVT held their virtual 5K event on June 27. The "Rise to 5K" training program, which lasted 10 weeks, began April 22. Over the 10-week training period, RiseVT Bennington …

Rutland's Briggs blanks Bennington

BENNINGTON — Rutland's Griff Briggs pitched the game of his young life on Thursday night against Bennington. Briggs was sharp throughout, allowing only one walk and four total baserunners …

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VPA committee recommends pushing back start of fall sports BENNINGTON — In an email to all of Vermont's athletic directors, the Vermont Principals Association announced on Thursday that the start of the fall sports season in the state would be …
Manchester drops game against Lakes Region MANCHESTER — The Manchester Vermont Summer Baseball League (VSBL) team lost their first game of the season on Thursday afternoon. Lakes Region defeated Manchester 16-4. Manchester struggled …
In VSBL opener, Manchester tops Bennington MANCHESTER — It was opening day for the newly-minted Vermont Summer Baseball League, with all of the protocols and precautions of playing sports in the "new normal" of the coronavirus. But …
Shrine Bowl canceled over COVID concerns CASTLETON — The Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, an all-star football event that has players from New Hampshire face off against Vermont, has been canceled. Kickoff was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on …
Play ball! Manchester eager to begin VSBL season MANCHESTER — With the cancellation of the Vermont American Legion baseball season on April 16, it seemed like the coronavirus had wiped out any chance of baseball throughout the region this …
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Dollhouse Museum reopens with focus on suffrage movement

BENNINGTON — The Dollhouse and Toy Museum of Vermont has reopened with a new exhibit devoted to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. …

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