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HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Six people were killed and at least two dozen were injured when a gunman opened fire on a Fourth of July parade in Highl…

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To submit a meeting, email notice to by Thursday for publication online the following Monday.

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays and a holiday worth celebrating in a big way. As a hand surgeon, I love the family barbecues, going to baseball games, and going to local lakes and parks. If you enjoy fireworks, the best option is to leave the fireworks to the trained professionals an…

BENNINGTON — CAT-TV has two seats up for election during this year’s annual Board of Director election. If you are interested in serving on the board, contact Lisa Byer, CAT-TV Executive Director, at 442-8868 or Each elected seat carries a 3-year term. Qualified nom…

A story on Page 1 of Friday’s Banner, “Former employee guilty of stealing from store,” should have stated that $1,467 was stolen from the H.N. Williams Store in Dorset.

BENNINGTON — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), graduated eight nurses from its Transition-to-Practice Nurse Residency Program. The program is the first program in the state and one of only 208 in the United States to have received ac…

BENNINGTON — The Bank of Bennington announced the promotions of Elizabeth Buckley to Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Stephanie Dunn to Assistant Vice President of Accounting, Elizabeth LaPointe to Assistant Vice President of Retail Banking and Tammy Trombley to Assistant Vice Pr…

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With summertime temperatures climbing into the 80s, kids found ways to cool off at the Dorset Quarry on Thursday.

POWNAL — Regular shoppers popping into the Pownal Village Market and Video on their way home from work last week were in for a surprise. Front and center as they entered sat a small refrigerator at eye level, its glass door providing a peek inside to a colorful display of blueberries, carrot…

The Hoosick Falls High School Class of 2022 celebrated its graduation on a beautiful evening Friday. Top: A little girl holds a rose she received during the Hoosick Falls High School commencement ceremony. Bottom: The class processional featured students with roses marching onto Ken Baker Fi…

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Burr and Burton girls golf went back-to-back this fall, successfully defending its 2020 Division I title with a comfortable 19 stroke win in 2021. Kaylie Porter is a big reason why and she’s also going back-to-back, as the Vermont News & Media girls golfer of the year.

Every time Austin Grogan’s cleats meet the gridiron, he becomes a problem for the opposition. That was apparent for the Mount Anthony wide receiver and safety during his senior football campaign this past fall. Grogan has been named as the Vermont News & Media football player of the year.

RUTLAND — Rutland’s Post 31 Matt Greeno and Bennington Post 13’s Ethan Paligo had themselves an old-fashioned pitching duel in American Legion baseball action on Thursday afternoon.

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Marauders began their summer season with a sweep over Springfield on Tuesday at the Bennington Recreation Center. The girls won 182-113, while the boys won 114-97.

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It’s time that we all woke up to the very dangerous and scary threat that the extreme activist judges on the Supreme Court are posing for our democracy. These are judges that have a political goal in mind and structure their legal arguments to achieve that goal, no matter what legal preceden…

We bring our big water bottle in from the truck, and the nice waitress goes off to fill it up. We are sitting in a corner booth, and I am fidgeting with an LAX parking receipt, watching my 12-year-old son demolish a short stack of pancakes from his plate, at a place called the Blue Dolphin Diner.

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