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Bennington Area Trail System seeking donations for pump track

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Area Trail System is seeking donations of materials to help supplement the building of a pump track, a short riding track meant to help mountain bikers learn the …

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Opinion
Our opinion: The high price of secrecy

The state of Vermont has more than 250 known exemptions restraining free access to public records — information that could and should be available to the public.But how does that affect …

The court must move forward fairly

Stemming the robocall

Our opinion: Kavanaugh should withdraw

Lifestyles
Great-tasting options for gluten-free guests

No more bread, pasta, cake, beer and junk food?No more going out to eat?A celiac disease diagnosis, marked by a severe, negative reaction to gluten, can feel like a part of your life is ending, said …

Pick too many apples? Use up your apple haul with puff pastry treats

Turn up the comfort with no-fuss dumplings

Treating phobias: New era in virtual reality therapy

Vermont Digger
Police investigate threatening letter to Colchester House candidate

Colchester House candidate Deserae Morin received an anonymous letter in the mail to her home address on Friday threatening her with death and rape, according to a statement to the media about the …

Second governor's debate highlights divergent economic visions

Vermont League of Cities and Towns urges state to strike slavery language from Constitution

Only 2 bump stocks voluntarily turned in as ban takes effect

Scott hits back on ethics finding

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In the wake of Charleston church shootings, two preach 'gospel of forgiveness' MANCHESTER — The Rev. Anthony Thompson lost his wife, Myra, on the night of June 17, 2015, in white supremacist Dylann Roof's shooting spree at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in a Charleston, South …
Donations honor late son's passions POWNAL — At the funeral for Jane Bisson-Borden's 29-year-old son, a line of people stretched down the street to pay their respects."We had to turn people away," she recalled. Tyler Rose, a …
Autopsy: Lake Paran drowning was accidental BENNINGTON — The death of a 24-year-old Bennington man at Lake Paran in early August has been ruled an accidental drowning, according to the Bennington Police Department. The recently released …
Oldcastle director writing play based on PFOA BENNINGTON — For a playwright drawn to Vermont themes, Eric Peterson saw the discovery of PFOA contamination of wells in Bennington as both a vicious shock to his community and a major …
Nelson Brownell seeks House seat To Nelson Brownell, running for state representative makes sense."With the skill level that I have, I think I'll be able to hit the ground running," said the Pownal resident.Brownell, the current …
Local sports
Hoosick Falls field hockey the No. 2 seed in Class C HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey, undefeated this season at 15-0, earned the No. 2 seed in the Section II, Class C playoffs that begin today.The Panthers await the winner of No. 7 …
Aucoin: Red Sox face tough task of beating Astros It's hard to ever call a team that won 108 games during the regular season an underdog, but that might just be the case when the Boston Red Sox suit up to play the Houston Astros in the American …
Price's field goal leads Bratt past MAU BENNINGTON — On a night reminiscent of years and games gone by, it was Brattleboro kicker Jack Price who had the last word.Price kicked a 26-yard field goal with 2:21 to go to give Brattleboro …
Bulldogs, Raiders play to tie in OT MANCHESTER — Whenever the Burr and Burton field hockey team and Rutland play each other, it's bound to be a close game. That was the case back in mid-September when the teams met in Rutland, …
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Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower, led by tech sector

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening mostly lower as technology companies continue to fall. Major U.S. indexes are …

The Latest: Hostage-taker in Germany in critical condition

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on hostage situation at Cologne train station (all times local):3:30 p.m.Cologne police say on Twitter that a hostage-taker has suffered life-threatening injuries …

Body of newlywed man found on Costa Rica

HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The body of a Massachusetts man who was swept away by floodwaters while honeymooning in Costa Rica has been recovered.The family of 30-year-old Josh Byrne, of Hudson, says …

APNewsBreak: US eyes military bases for coal, gas exports

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia …

Report: Bullying, harassment rife at UK Parliament

LONDON (AP) — Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed," an independent inquiry …

World News

Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower, led by tech sector

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening mostly lower as technology companies continue to fall. Major U.S. indexes are …

The Latest: Hostage-taker in Germany in critical condition

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on hostage situation at Cologne train station (all times local):3:30 p.m.Cologne police say on Twitter that a hostage-taker has suffered life-threatening injuries …

Body of newlywed man found on Costa Rica

HUDSON, Mass. (AP) — The body of a Massachusetts man who was swept away by floodwaters while honeymooning in Costa Rica has been recovered.The family of 30-year-old Josh Byrne, of Hudson, says …

APNewsBreak: US eyes military bases for coal, gas exports

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia …

Report: Bullying, harassment rife at UK Parliament

LONDON (AP) — Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed," an independent inquiry …

2018 Regional All Stars

Teflon Town
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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