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Welch fields student questions at SVC

BENNINGTON — Southern Vermont College students had the chance to question the state's lone U.S. representative Wednesday afternoon, and they quizzed Rep. Peter Welch on a range of issues while …

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Opinion
Editorial: Insidious form of racism exposed on campuses

A spate of recent incidents involving misapprehensions and presumptions about people of color has compelled thinking Americans to re-examine the curse that has bedeviled this nation since before its …

Our Opinion: Censorship in Burlington

Time to deter Russia

Another View: A disgusting partisan spectacle

Lifestyles
Welcome fall with these season-inspired treats

Fall officially arrives this Saturday at exactly 9:54 p.m. EDT. And while only a few trees have started turning, temperatures have been pretty warm and muggy, and that cold crisp air is still absent, …

Starting, or returning to, a fitness routine? Don't overdo it.

Grab the Tums ... it's time for The Big E

It's harvest season! Try marinating tomatoes for seriously good flavor

Vermont Digger
Falling enrollments bring extra scrutiny for colleges

As enrollments nose-dive and strain the finances of the Northeast's smaller colleges, accreditors are checking in.Representatives from the New England Commission of Higher Education, the federally …

Developer of former Burlington orphanage looks to the future

Five St. Albans residents charged in `guns for drugs' operation

Burlington principal's article review policy rescinded

Advocates push for lead and PFAS testing in schools

Latest news
Nonprofit collecting bikes for foster children BENNINGTON — On a recent morning, four bicycles were parked inside the conference room of the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center. The bikes, ranging from a red one with training wheels to …
Stone-skippers to compete this weekend NORTH BENNINGTON — "It's shocking how far they can throw them, and how many skips."That's how Karen Schroeder describes the sight of champion stone-skippers competing at Lake Paran, part of a …
Rep talks transportation, privatization at VA clinic BENNINGTON— During his Wednesday visit to Bennington, Congressman Peter Welch stopped by the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) to tour the facility and discuss what measures Congress …
Bennington man broke into Pownal home, police say BENNINGTON— A Bennington man allegedly broke into a Pownal home on Sunday, police say. Police responded to a home on Niles School Road shortly after noon on Sunday for a report of a burglary. …
Local Rotary clubs host fundraising tag sale and auction BENNINGTON— Bennington's two Rotary clubs are teaming up again this year for a massive tag sale and live auction to raise money for community projects and local scholarship funds. Following a …
Local sports
Pittsfield tops Mount Anthony in straight sets BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony volleyball team fell to Pittsfield in straight sets Wednesday at home for a 3-0 loss.The first set was very back in forth with the Generals edging the Patriots …
Cambridge blanks Hoosick Falls in rivalry tilt CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls soccer team has been locked in on the offensive end for a series of games now and that continued Tuesday afternoon when they took on rival Hoosick …
Page, Umphlett take second for MAU BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony cross country team had a runner take second in both the boys and girls race that MAU hosted Tuesday afternoon at Willow Park.In the boys race, the Patriots' Evan …
Early goal stands up as Indians top HF CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — In a back-and-forth game mostly played between the 18-yard lines, Cambridge's Alex Hommel scored seven minutes in and the defense made the early goal stand up in a 1-0 victory …
National News

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own.From shy, …

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a …

No instant end to New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is not ending its takeover of Atlantic City anytime soon.Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's administration released a report Thursday calling for changes in …

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an …

S&P 500 gets new look as it shuffles some key companies

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost moving day on the stock market.The line-ups of three of the 11 groups that make up the benchmark S&P 500 index are being shuffled as of Monday. Twenty …

World News

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own.From shy, …

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a …

No instant end to New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is not ending its takeover of Atlantic City anytime soon.Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's administration released a report Thursday calling for changes in …

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an …

S&P 500 gets new look as it shuffles some key companies

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost moving day on the stock market.The line-ups of three of the 11 groups that make up the benchmark S&P 500 index are being shuffled as of Monday. Twenty …

2018 Regional All Stars

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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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