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Hoosick Falls boy's campaign raises $150K for Make-A-Wish

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — For Luke Hoag, the holiday season is a time of work — and joy.Luke, 11, is a Make-A-Wish Northeast New York ambassador. Now in his fourth year of collecting letters …

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

Many months ago, I went cherry picking at Lakeview Orchard in Lanesborough. I'm big into picking local fruit when it's ripe, freezing it, and baking or making pancakes with it for the next six …

Deer season: 'Never cook game past medium'

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Dewar joins board of Meals on Wheels BENNINGTON — Jenny Dewar of Pownal has joined the board of Meals on Wheels of Bennington County. She will team up with current board members Seline Skoug, Kathleen McBrien, Tina Gallant, …
Snowmobile season begins Sunday in National Forest RUTLAND — With additional snow expected in the coming weeks, the U.S. Forest Service is looking forward to a successful snowmobile season and wants to encourage all riders to put safety first. …
Madison Brewery raises the bar with two awards in beer competition BENNINGTON — Bennington's own Madison Brewing Company recently took home two awards in the 23rd annual Great International Beer, Cider, Mead, & Sake Competition, including a first place …
Pownal board seeks town hall proposals POWNAL — The Select Board has taken another step toward a new town hall, voting unanimously to seek proposals for a new building. The request for proposals, or RFP, seeks qualified firms for …
Reward doubled in power tool theft DORSET — A reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects who stole nearly $10,000 in power tools from a Dorset property in July has increased from $1,000 to …
Local sports
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 …
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 …
Arlington falls in Leland & Gray tournament TOWNSHEND — The Arlington girls basketball team started its season in the Leland & Gray tournament, falling 37-29 to the host Rebels. Schuylar Nolan led the way with 11 points, while Morgan …
Williams leads Hoosick in rout of Berlin HOOSICK, N.Y. — Welcome to Hoosick Falls, Tristan Williams.In the junior's first game with the Panthers, the Cambridge transfer scored 26 points to lead Hoosick Falls to an 89-30 rout over …
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Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used …

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

NEW YORK (AP) — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn public benefits office, with officials expressing …

Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed for help in a fruitless plea to save her five children as a …

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fearless Girl is making her stand outside the very temple of American capitalism.The hands-on-her-hips statue that spent most of the past two years staring down Wall …

Teacher nixes ban on 'Large Afros' at concert after uproar

CINCINNATI (AP) — A middle-school music teacher apologized Monday and backed off his instructions that students should not have "Mohawks, Large Afros, or any other outlandish" hairstyles at an …

World News

Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used …

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

NEW YORK (AP) — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn public benefits office, with officials expressing …

Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed for help in a fruitless plea to save her five children as a …

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fearless Girl is making her stand outside the very temple of American capitalism.The hands-on-her-hips statue that spent most of the past two years staring down Wall …

Teacher nixes ban on 'Large Afros' at concert after uproar

CINCINNATI (AP) — A middle-school music teacher apologized Monday and backed off his instructions that students should not have "Mohawks, Large Afros, or any other outlandish" hairstyles at an …

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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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