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Pownal man wounded in police confrontation pleads not guilty

BENNINGTON — A Pownal man shot in a confrontation with police on the night of Oct. 18 pleaded not guilty to three charges related to the incident at his arraignment in Bennington Superior Court …

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Another view: We still need an election-system upgrade

One of American elections' biggest vulnerabilities can be found in one of the most obvious places: the voting machines themselves. The country's voting infrastructure may not have been tampered with …

Another view: Veterans Day is a fitting reminder of the values we cherish and defend

Another view: Don't send troops. Send judges.

Another View: A frightening closing argument

Lifestyles
Happy Peanut Butter Fudge Day!

National Peanut Butter Fudge Day is Tuesday. And what's not to love? Peanut butter ... fudge ... sweet creaminess melting on your tongue ...According to the National Peanut Board website, ancient …

A braised ragu is perfect for late fall

Health Take-Away: Vaginal birth after a cesarean section?

Appendix removal is linked to lower risk of Parkinson's

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Rec center expansion coming together BENNINGTON — The Select Board has expressed its support for a further developed plan to expand Bennington's Recreation Center to offer early childhood education services, and the United …
Arlington, Sandgate to join SVSU Despite objections to the timing of its decision, the state Board of Education voted Thursday to make the Arlington and Sandgate school districts part of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union as of …
'It's pretty much typical': Road crews prepare for the first storm of the season Every snowstorm is different.That's how R.J. Joly, public works director for the town of Bennington, described his approach, as crews prepared to deal with the storm that was working its way east …
Empty Bowls event to raise money to fight hunger BENNINGTON — Fighting local hunger, one bowl at a time.That's the mission of Bennington Empty Bowls 2018, which has scheduled its annual Soup Supper for Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the Mount …
Depot Street Burgers is fast, casual and upscale MANCHESTER — It took less than a week for residents and tourists alike to embrace the newest eatery in Manchester.Depot Street Burgers opened its doors for business at the end of October. While …
Local sports
Twin State field hockey roster revealed MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton's Charleigh Carthy and Brianna Mayne were named to the Vermont roster of the Twin State game for field hockey.The Bulldogs reached the Division II title game this …
Hoosac holds off Christian Heritage in playoff tilt HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosac School boys soccer team is seeded No. 1 in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference Class D playoffs for a reason and that was on full display during the first …
U.S. announces cross country, freeski teams Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins, of the SMS T2 elite team of Stratton Mountain, leads the 16-member 2018-19 U.S. Cross Country Team, announced by U.S. Ski & Snowboard, with a strong focus on …
Evans, Ryan earn Wasaren first-team honors CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Wasaren League recently announced its girls soccer all-stars with multiple local athletes earning the honor.Cambridge's Vanessa Evans earned first-team honors after being …
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German chancellor visiting scene of far-right violence

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to Chemnitz to talk with residents of the eastern city three months after it was the scene of violent far-right …

Take a weight off: 'Grand K' kilo being retired

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — Humankind is about to sever one of the links between its present and its past.The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that …

Japanese PM Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

SYDNEY (AP) — Shinzo Abe has become the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II.He arrived for his …

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Japan's Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako greeted guests at the autumn garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden. Akihito has said he will …

More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident.Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba says at least 20 more were injured, some with severe …

World News

German chancellor visiting scene of far-right violence

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to Chemnitz to talk with residents of the eastern city three months after it was the scene of violent far-right …

Take a weight off: 'Grand K' kilo being retired

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — Humankind is about to sever one of the links between its present and its past.The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that …

Japanese PM Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

SYDNEY (AP) — Shinzo Abe has become the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II.He arrived for his …

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Japan's Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako greeted guests at the autumn garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden. Akihito has said he will …

More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident.Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba says at least 20 more were injured, some with severe …

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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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