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Marthage, Schmidt apparent primary winners

This story was updated at 11:45 p.m. on Aug. 14, 2018.BENNINGTON — Amid high primary voter turnout in many county towns, the hard-fought Democratic primary battles for state's attorney and …

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Opinion
Our opinion: A wise choice on education

When the news broke last week that former Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union Superintendent and Manchester resident Dan French had been appointed secretary of education, local educators and school …

Long time, no see

Our View: Domestic violence deserves our contempt

Trump's trade war will affect US to its roots

Lifestyles
A dinner fit for Julia Child

"The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking, you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude." — Julia ChildYou wouldn't expect the iconic chef who introduced French cuisine to …

Watermelon, man!

How to keep working out on vacation

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: August - a time to reap, a time to sow

Vermont Digger
Receiver plans to sell Jay Peak by next summer, hits brake on Burke sale

Jay Peak is expected to be in the hands of a new owner next summer while the sale of Burke Mountain is now indefinitely on hold.That's according to Michael Goldberg, the court-appointed receiver …

`Bellwether' Bethel strikes a moderate tone

Governors and premiers promote electric vehicle revolution

Environmentalists: Power from massive Canadian dams isn't renewable

Sleepy turnout predicted for state primary

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Durfee wins Shaftsbury House seat in primary BENNINGTON—David Durfee is celebrating a victory after preliminary results predict a win over Tim Scoggins as the Democratic nominee for the open Shaftsbury House seat. Unofficial election …
Professor sets sights on former high school BENNINGTON— The former Bennington High School may soon have a new use as a business incubator and accelerator, with occupants by the beginning of next year. Charles Crowell, a Bennington …
Transportation officials to visit Bennington, attend public session BENNINGTON — Area residents will have the chance to weigh in on local transportation needs and voice their concerns during a meeting next week at Bennington College.Sen. Brian Campion, …
Stay to Stay program picking up momentum, receives national attention BENNINGTON—A state program to bring more residents to Vermont is picking up speed this summer, even gaining national attention this month as an NBC news crew came to document the success of the …
Berle Farm wins national recognition HOOSICK, N.Y. — A local organic farm has received top recognition for its dairy practices.Berle Farm was recently rated in the top "beyond organic" category, as part of a ranking of about 160 …
Local sports
Football is back! Local teams return for opening practices BENNINGTON — Football practice started on Monday for both Vermont and New York schools and the opening of camp is like having Christmas in August.Hoosick Falls coach Ron Jones, Cambridge coach …
Atkins, Webster dominant in OCR Championships STRATTON — Competition at the North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships continued Saturday with the 15K Classic Course Championships Both Ryan Atkins and Lindsay Webster continued to …
10th Annual Goldsmith tournament a success Saturday BENNINGTON — Five teams competed in the 10th annual Goldsmith Tournament this past Saturday.Two Mt. Anthony teams, one from Cambridge, one from Burr and Burton and one from Rutland took part. …
Atkins, Webster win 3K race at NorAm OCR Championships STRATTON — North America's best obstacle racing athletes from over ten nations converged on Stratton Mountain for the 3K Short Course Championships as part of the North American Obstacle Course …
National News

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week …

Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker in test for Khan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lower house of parliament is meeting Wednesday to elect a speaker in a vote that will show whether Imran Khan's party commands a majority after it won the most …

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

BEIJING (AP) — One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct, a religious association said Wednesday.The Buddhist …

Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed "deep remorse" over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance Wednesday at a ceremony marking the end of the …

Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's independence day celebrations.He said India will …

World News

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week …

Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker in test for Khan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lower house of parliament is meeting Wednesday to elect a speaker in a vote that will show whether Imran Khan's party commands a majority after it won the most …

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

BEIJING (AP) — One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct, a religious association said Wednesday.The Buddhist …

Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed "deep remorse" over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance Wednesday at a ceremony marking the end of the …

Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's independence day celebrations.He said India will …

2018 Regional All Stars

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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