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State officials will provide PFOA update

BENNINGTON — State Department of Environmental Conservation officials will update Bennington residents this week on issues related to PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) contamination of wells …

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Opinion
Our opinion: The high price of secrecy

The state of Vermont has more than 250 known exemptions restraining free access to public records — information that could and should be available to the public.But how does that affect …

The court must move forward fairly

Stemming the robocall

Our opinion: Kavanaugh should withdraw

Lifestyles
Great-tasting options for gluten-free guests

No more bread, pasta, cake, beer and junk food?No more going out to eat?A celiac disease diagnosis, marked by a severe, negative reaction to gluten, can feel like a part of your life is ending, said …

Pick too many apples? Use up your apple haul with puff pastry treats

Turn up the comfort with no-fuss dumplings

Treating phobias: New era in virtual reality therapy

Vermont Digger
Police investigate threatening letter to Colchester House candidate

Colchester House candidate Deserae Morin received an anonymous letter in the mail to her home address on Friday threatening her with death and rape, according to a statement to the media about the …

Second governor's debate highlights divergent economic visions

Vermont League of Cities and Towns urges state to strike slavery language from Constitution

Only 2 bump stocks voluntarily turned in as ban takes effect

Scott hits back on ethics finding

Latest news
Town sells two tax-delinquent properties at auction BENNINGTON — After neglect, two single-family homes have a new lease on life.The town auctioned off two homes, one at 937 Gage St. and the other at 816 Main St., to new owners in September, to …
Gala caps ITVFest's five-day run MANCHESTER — Five days of panel discussions, screenings, meetings and gatherings wrapped on Sunday, as ITVFest capped its 13th annual festival and its second in Manchester with a red carpet …
In the wake of Charleston church shootings, two preach 'gospel of forgiveness' MANCHESTER — The Rev. Anthony Thompson lost his wife, Myra, on the night of June 17, 2015, in white supremacist Dylann Roof's shooting spree at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in a Charleston, South …
Bennington Area Trail System seeking donations for pump track BENNINGTON — The Bennington Area Trail System is seeking donations of materials to help supplement the building of a pump track, a short riding track meant to help mountain bikers learn the …
Donations honor late son's passions POWNAL — At the funeral for Jane Bisson-Borden's 29-year-old son, a line of people stretched down the street to pay their respects."We had to turn people away," she recalled. Tyler Rose, a …
Local sports
Bulldogs set early tone, rout Milton MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton football team wanted to make a statement and set the tone early against Milton on Saturday after a rare loss in a cross-divisional matchup with Middlebury.It …
Hoosick Falls field hockey the No. 2 seed in Class C HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey, undefeated this season at 15-0, earned the No. 2 seed in the Section II, Class C playoffs that begin today.The Panthers await the winner of No. 7 …
Aucoin: Red Sox face tough task of beating Astros It's hard to ever call a team that won 108 games during the regular season an underdog, but that might just be the case when the Boston Red Sox suit up to play the Houston Astros in the American …
Price's field goal leads Bratt past MAU BENNINGTON — On a night reminiscent of years and games gone by, it was Brattleboro kicker Jack Price who had the last word.Price kicked a 26-yard field goal with 2:21 to go to give Brattleboro …
National News

'He changed the world' - Reaction to Paul Allen's death

SEATTLE (AP) — Reaction to the death of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who died Monday:Paul Allen's contributions to our company, our industry and to our community are indispensable. As …

Inmate convicted of capital murder in prison guard's death

ANSON, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate has been convicted of capital murder in the slaying of a female prison guard.KTXS-TV reports that a Jones County jury deliberated less than three hours …

Firefighters sue California gas company over massive leak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters who worked in and around the site of a massive natural gas leak sued the Southern California Gas Co. on Monday, saying the utility knowingly let them be exposed …

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command were meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared …

Ex-West Virginia player faces child sex charge in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a former West Virginia football player has been charged in Georgia with aggravated child molestation.Authorities say Justin Crawford was arrested after a …

World News

Inmate convicted of capital murder in prison guard's death

ANSON, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate has been convicted of capital murder in the slaying of a female prison guard.KTXS-TV reports that a Jones County jury deliberated less than three hours …

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command were meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared …

Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound

ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Honduran migrants surged over the Guatemalan border under a broiling sun Monday hoping to make it to new lives in the United States, far from the …

Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home.Deputies went to the home in …

Suspicious envelope causes ricin scare at Sen. Collins' home

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A hazardous materials team was dispatched to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Monday after her husband received a letter with a note saying the envelope …

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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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