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New boiler plant increases efficiency, safety for hospital

BENNINGTON — A $3.75 million project to replace and revitalize a central boiler plant at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is completed and successfully in use after an approximately …

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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
Ah-h-h-h c-h-o-o! Plagued with allergies? New fixes, tips can help

If you're like me, you're spending portions of your day rubbing your eyes and blowing your nose. It's fall, which means ragweed is releasing pollen into the air — and people with ragweed …

Ready, set ... go Instant Pot!

Great-tasting options for gluten-free guests

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

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
Economic effort moves forward in Pownal POWNAL — Economic development efforts in town are moving forward.The Select Board unanimously voted at its regular meeting last Thursday to appoint three volunteers to the town's Economic …
Merger unlikely for Arlington district ARLINGTON — Unlike some other Vermont school districts, merger isn't in the forecast for the Arlington School District.At a meeting Wednesday, the Board of Education provisionally voted not to …
Putney sparkling wine to christen USS Vermont PUTNEY — When the USS Vermont nuclear-powered submarine gets formally christened this Saturday in Groton, Conn., it will be showered with a sparkling wine made in Putney from Vermont …
Police seeking info on single-vehicle crash POWNAL— Police say alcohol consumption and speed are factors in an early morning single-vehicle crash in Pownal in which the occupants fled the scene. Vermont State Police were dispatched to …
Candidate forum scheduled for Tuesday BENNINGTON — Candidates running for state representative in Pownal/Woodford and Bennington have been invited to participate in a candidate forum sponsored by the Bennington Branch of the …
Local sports
MAU finishes regular season with win over Slaters BENNINGTON — Every team wants to be heading into the playoffs on the upswing, and the Mount Anthony girls soccer team is following that path as the regular season came to a close on …
Belnap scores three as Eagles avenge loss to Proctor PROCTOR — The Arlington girls soccer team avenged its only loss of the year with a 3-0 win against Division IV rival Proctor.Eagles junior Tess Belnap had all three goals for Arlington, with …
Panthers advance in Class C GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — The No. 2 Hoosick Falls field hockey team started the Class C playoffs with a 6-0 win over No. 7 Granville on Wednesday. Catherine Kennedy and Lillian Hickey each had two …
Patriots drop 3-1 match to Mount Greylock BENNINGTON — If there's such a thing as a moral victory, the Mount Anthony volleyball team experienced it on Wednesday night.The Patriots took a set from Berkshire League-leading Mount …
National News

European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe and Asia presented a united front Friday in support of free trade based on international rules and cooperation, starkly underscoring their differences with U.S. …

Man arrested in threats to The Oklahoman newspaper

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats against the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma City.The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Robert Cameron Brewer …

PAC won't pull ad suggesting 'lynching' if Democrats win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A political action committee says it's not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm …

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said.Pratap …

Capital Gazette editor wins Editor of the Year Award

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of a Maryland newspaper where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June has won the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award.The National Press …

World News

European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe and Asia presented a united front Friday in support of free trade based on international rules and cooperation, starkly underscoring their differences with U.S. …

Man arrested in threats to The Oklahoman newspaper

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats against the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma City.The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Robert Cameron Brewer …

PAC won't pull ad suggesting 'lynching' if Democrats win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A political action committee says it's not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm …

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said.Pratap …

Capital Gazette editor wins Editor of the Year Award

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of a Maryland newspaper where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June has won the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award.The National Press …

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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