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Officer-involved shooting in Pownal under investigation

BENNINGTON— A Pownal man wounded Thursday night during a confrontation with police near a family residence on Short Drive, after he allegedly refused to drop a shotgun, is "expected to …

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Opinion
Coverup of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi cannot be tolerated

Let's be clear: The Saudi "investigation" of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which the Trump administration contends needs to be given more time to reach conclusions, does not exist. …

Our opinion: The high price of secrecy

The court must move forward fairly

Stemming the robocall

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 …

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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

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Despite withdrawal, Gottlieb supporters to campaign BENNINGTON — Rights and Democracy of Bennington is mounting a campaign to elect Arnold Gottlieb state's attorney, despite his withdrawal in September from the race against incumbent Erica …
Durst: The midterm intervention It's such a hoary old chestnut, the phrase should be roasting on an open fire right about now. "This will be the most important election of our lifetime." We hear it every even-numbered November from …
Get outdoors: Great fall hikes in Bennington BENNINGTON — Let's be honest, Vermont scenery is breathtaking in any season, but there's something extra special about autumn. As every Vermonter knows, tourists from far and wide descend upon …
State's attorneys upset over loss of funding For nearly two decades, state's attorneys and victim advocates in Windham, Bennington and Franklin counties have depended on federal funding to help pay for personnel to investigate and prosecute …
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 …
Local sports
Patriots blanked by Lee BENNINGTON — On Friday night, the Mount Anthony volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Lee.Lee won the sets 25-3, 25-13 and 25-9.Danielle Moscarello had six blocks for the Patriots, who are …
Route 7 rivals collide at Spinelli Field BENNINGTON — For the Mount Anthony football team, tonight's regular season finale against Burr and Burton is important to getting into the Division II playoffs.For the Bulldogs, it's about …
MAU blanks Hartford on Senior Night BENNINGTON — After every goal they score, the Mount Anthony boys soccer team plays the classic early 1980s song "Celebration" by Kool and The Gang.That song was on repeat Thursday night at …
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 …
National News

Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok dies at 80

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in …

Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementia

CENTRAL ISLIP, New York (AP) — A man charged with threatening to kill U.S. senators over Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation has dementia and isn't dangerous, his lawyer said as …

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The clash between Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and President Donald Trump over her Native American heritage highlights the varying methods tribes use to decide …

Amy Schumer says no Super Bowl ads for her this time around

Don't look for Amy Schumer in any Super Bowl commercials this time around. She's sitting this one out as she stands with Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism and police …

Sri Lanka to recall peacekeeping commander on UN request

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's military says that it will recall its commander leading a UN peacekeeping contingent in Mali a day after the world body asked him to be repatriated over …

World News

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Rios traces his ancestry to the Pima people of Arizona, but he has no tribal enrollment card, lives in Colorado and isn't exactly sure what percentage Native …

Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok dies at 80

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in …

Sri Lanka to recall peacekeeping commander on UN request

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's military says that it will recall its commander leading a UN peacekeeping contingent in Mali a day after the world body asked him to be repatriated over …

The Latest: Germany says hold Khashoggi's killers to account

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all …

Enthusiasts re-enact bloody 19th-century Battle of Leipzig

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, …

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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