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POWNAL — The Select Board has approved a new town government tax rate that reflects an increase of 1.67 cents per $100 property valuation.

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BENNINGTON — The Better Bennington Corporation’s next Thursday Night Live features Beard and Glasses. The event will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Merchants Park’s Thomson Family Stage, 119 North St. Attendees should bring lawn chairs. The rain location is Mission City Church.

BENNINGTON — The annual Southern Vermont Summer Homebrew Festival brought the heat to Bennington this past weekend. The festival was held on the field in front of the Bennington Sports Center, formerly the Catamount School. Hot temperatures reaching over 90 degrees couldn’t scare away the cr…

MANCHESTER — Tony Award and two-time Golden Globe Award winner Linda Lavin will perform at the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Arkell Pavilion at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, as part of the Broadway in Vermont Concert Series presented by Berkshire Bank.

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BENNINGTON — The 57th Bennington Battle Day parade took a giant marching step toward its pre-pandemic form Sunday with a 90-minute event that included a number of late-registering units.

Bennington Battle Day weekend celebrates the Vermont and American forces’ victory over the British in the Battle of Bennington in 1777. Although the fight took place over the border in nearby New York, the British were enroute to Bennington — near where the current monument stands — where mu…

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CASTLETON — New Hampshire defeated Vermont 7-0 on Saturday at Castleton University for its third consecutive Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl victory. The Granite Staters won it with an 80-yard drive early in the second quarter. Londonderry’s Aidan Washington fired a 26-yard touchdown pass to Sanborn…

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