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Lisa Robinson creates wreaths from pine boughs and branches for the upcoming Christmas season at the Pembroke Tree Farm in North Bennington.

BENNINGTON — Grace Hallenbeck, a family nurse practitioner, is joining the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Pownal Campus, SVMC Cardiology, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. Hallenbeck will divide time between the cardiology practice and the Pownal practice.

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BENNINGTON — A recount of the votes in the Bennington-1 House race involving incumbent Rep. Nelson Brownell, D-Pownal, and Republican Bruce Busa of Readsboro will be held Monday at the Superior Courthouse on South Street.

BENNINGTON — Bennington’s known for a tall tale or two — whether it’s John Stark exhorting his men with the inspiration of his beloved Molly, strange creatures haunting Glastenbury Mountain, or Shirley Jackson bringing a haunted house to life.

Johnny Hinrichs always knew he was a dancer. Through life’s heartaches, far-flung relocations, career changes and family commitments, he’s always maintained his love of letting things go and living in the moment.

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NEWFANE — Vermont State Police investigators have identified the body of the man found in a burned-out Route 30 home in Newfane as the homeowner, Russell A. Buzby.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first male player to score at five World Cups with a goal for Portugal against Ghana. The 37-year-old striker converted a penalty in the 65th minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead. He has now scored in every World Cup since his first in 2006. He scored one goal at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, another at the 2014 tournament in Brazil and four in Russia in 2018. Ronaldo extended his men’s record tally of international goals to 118. Brazil forward Marta has scored in five Women’s World Cups.

The Vermont Football Coaches Association released its all-state selections for the 2022 season, with 15 different Mount Anthony Patriots being selected in Division II.

NORWICH — The 2022 Vermont high school football season officially came to a close Sunday afternoon at Norwich University, with the North defeating the South 34-27 in a senior all-star game.

CASTLETON — The Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Board of Governors has announced that Windsor’s Greg Balch will coach Vermont’s football team next summer. He will lead his team of 38 of Vermont’s best senior players into the 70th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game, which will be played on Spartan F…

When it comes to unsophisticated yet smart quotes, the late, great John Madden may have been the best in the sports world to do it this side of Yogi Berra. One of the most memorable sports axioms attributed to him is: “Winning is the best deodorant.”

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Once again, Vermont Rail is renting out our backyards as a cheap parking lot for dangerous oil trains. For the past five years, autumn has brought an unwelcome gift: a long string of liquefied petroleum gas tankers parked on neglected rail lines snaking through residential neighborhoods.

As autumn winds down and our Green Mountain fields and forests prepare to rest, we give thanks for the bounty of the seasons. In the coming weeks, Vermont food will be at the center of the table as many of us celebrate with family and friends. Maybe the meal will begin with an appetizer plat…

In the early 1990’s I joined the Vermont Republican Party. I did so because the VTGOP recognized five core principles: a free market economy; a local and efficient government that kept taxes within reason; an educational system that enabled our graduates to compete in a global marketplace; i…

This reader and Manchester Village resident was surprised and disheartened to hear that the board issued a fine and denied a variance to the Equinox Hotel for its employee housing on Dillingham Street (Banner, Nov. 10). The board’s current decision doesn’t appear to benefit our tourism indus…

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