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BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont announced that the following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester:

BENNINGTON — Arwen Turner, the executive director of Come Alive Outside, will be the next guest on Medical Matters Weekly at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. Come Alive Outside is a non-profit organization that inspires collaborative community systems and creates awareness, intention and opport…

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Village Farmers Market is opening three weeks earlier this year in an effort to offer more early-season fruits and vegetables that have been grown locally. For the fifth summer in a row, the market has grown with new farmers and crafters. This year’s additions inclu…

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MONTPELIER — The members of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS), American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter (AAPVT), Vermont Academy of Family Physicians (VTAFP), Vermont Psychiatric Association (VPA) and Vermont Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (VTACEP) are grieving…

BENNINGTON — Registration for United Counseling Service’s (UCS) 5th Annual Superhero 5K and Kids’ Dash is now open. The race will take place on Saturday, November 5, at 9 a.m. at the Bennington Community Center (formerly the Rec Center) and is open for runners and walkers. Visit ucsvt.org/ev…

BENNINGTON — In preparation for this weekend’s Mayfest in downtown Bennington, Main Street will be closed to parking and traffic on Saturday from 4 Corners to Valentine Street, and School Street will be closed from Main Street to Pleasant Street.

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BRATTLEBORO — The Burr and Burton girls lacrosse team finished its regular season on a high note, defeating Brattleboro 16-5 on Thursday.

SPRINGFIELD — Mount Anthony softball ended its regular season with a win, defeating Springfield 9-8 on Thursday.

RUTLAND — Arlington’s Cannon Petry and Griff Briggs combined to toss five shutout innings as the Eagles defeated Mount St. Joseph 13-0 in five innings on Thursday.

BRATTLEBORO — The Mount Anthony boys lacrosse defense is locked in as the season nears its end. On Wednesday, the Patriots defeated Brattleboro 10-2 behind another stout defensive showing.

BRATTLEBORO — The Mount Anthony boys and Burr and Burton girls track teams claimed the Southern Vermont League A crowns on Tuesday.

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The world has changed in a very short time. Suddenly all we seem to hear and read about are the divisions that separate us from one another, and how much we and the society we live in need to overcome it. It’s a cultural revolution, and diversity is its principal goal.

I was fortunate to meet the Mahar family early in my 30-plus years in Bennington. Though it took a while, the process was an evolving experience of welcoming grace over several years. It continues to this day, with his grandchildren emerging as real friends with real contributions to the wor…

I have been starting my column in pretty much the same way for the last two years. I will continue as long as the omicron variants threatened our normality. The state and federal mask mandates have pretty much lapsed. Unfortunately, another omicron variant is making waves in Vermont and else…

Democracy in a small town is democracy at its best. You can speak to a Select Board member on the street or at the grocery store to ask questions, discuss issues of concern, or make suggestions. You don’t need an appointment to talk to town staff — you can call us, email us, or simply stop i…

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