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Woodford singer-songwriter wins Bennington County's Got Talent competition

BENNINGTON — Bennington couldn't get enough of Bubba Lou Tugget. The singer-songwriter had the honor of being one of the top contestants at last year's inaugural Bennington County's Got Talent, …

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Another view: Yes, you're being followed

The United States focuses most of its scrutiny over data collection on a few particularly powerful technology companies. But as many as 4,000 other firms have made a $21 billion business of buying …

Another View: `His Dirty Deeds'

Another view: Young journalists - again - school the adults

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Lifestyles
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends

PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.

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College mourns 'a fantastic teacher' BENNINGTON — A tender spirit, a born educator, and a beloved friend.That's how friends and former students described Daniel "Danny" Michaelson, a mentor, teacher and colleague at Bennington …
Head of VSP Criminal Division to retire WATERBURY — Maj. Glenn Hall, who joined the Vermont State Police nearly three decades ago and rose through the ranks from road trooper to Criminal Division commander, will retire this week …
Police hand out holiday cheer at safety checkpoint BENNINGTON — People traveling through the Four Corners on Friday afternoon received a bit of surprise when four uniformed Bennington police officers wearing fuzzy red-and-white Santa hats …
Woman found dead had reported threat to police ARLINGTON — A 42-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances, the Vermont State Police have reported.Police said they received a report of a dead body at 182 Warm Brook Road on …
Forum: Senate leader goes behind the legislative curtain BENNINGTON — Vermont Senate President pro tempore Tim Ashe rounded out Bennington College's fall forum series on democracy by drilling down on what his somewhat exotically titled position is all …
Local sports
CVU edges BBA in final minute for Riell title HINESBURG — The Bur and Burton boys basketball team held a lead for pretty much all of the second half against CVU Saturday, but weren't ahead when the final buzzer sounded, falling 41-40 to …
Bulldogs advance to Riell tournament finals HINESBURG — The Burr and Burton took control early and held on to a its lead throughout in a 46-38 win against North Country in the Kevin Riell tournament Friday night.BBA jumped out quickly, …
Patriot Nordic ski teams aim for top spot BENNINGTON — After both the Mount Anthony boys and girls Nordic ski teams finished in the top five at the state meet one year ago, the goal for Rob Short's squad is clear.They want to win the …
Monument Mountain sweeps meet against MAU BENNINGTON — Monument Mountain had revenge on the mind when it made the trip north to take on the Mount Anthony swimming team Friday afternoon at Bennington Recreation Center.The Spartan boys, …
National News

Jesuit province releases names of accused abusers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Roman Catholic Jesuit province serving much of the eastern United States on Monday released the names of Jesuit priests who face "credible or established" accusations of …

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program was sentenced Monday to six years in …

GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee announced Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2020, a decision that gives the red state its second open Senate …

Statue of Liberty climber convicted in July 4 protest

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on July 4 to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border has been convicted of misdemeanor charges.Theresa …

2 Scandinavian women found dead in Morocco's Atlas Mountains

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Authorities in Morocco say the bodies of two Scandinavian women have been found in the Atlas Mountains, a popular hiking destination.According to a statement from the …

World News

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program was sentenced Monday to six years in …

GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee announced Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2020, a decision that gives the red state its second open Senate …

Statue of Liberty climber convicted in July 4 protest

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on July 4 to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border has been convicted of misdemeanor charges.Theresa …

2 Scandinavian women found dead in Morocco's Atlas Mountains

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Authorities in Morocco say the bodies of two Scandinavian women have been found in the Atlas Mountains, a popular hiking destination.According to a statement from the …

Daughter tells of dad's unlikely bond with Charles Barkley

BOSTON (AP) — A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa.The story has been shared widely …

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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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