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Optimism was in full supply as local shopkeepers in Southern Vermont put their best foot forward at the start of Black Friday, the traditional…

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BENNINGTON — The Select Board is updating residents on how well the town has done in meeting multiple initiatives launched after a 2012 Vermont Council on Rural Development Community Visit program. And in many cases, board members said, progress over the past decade is clearly visible, somew…

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BENNINGTON — W. Collective is hosting its first Bennington College student artist exhibit. Since, opening in July, owners Sarah Krinsky and Bri Magnifico have been eager to feature a student’s work from the college. As part of their mission of supporting woman-owned and small businesses, the…

WATERBURY CENTER — The Children’s Literacy Foundation will host its biennial Rural Libraries conference online Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. each day.

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BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team hasn’t began its season yet, tryouts are slated for Monday. That didn’t stop the Patriots from giving back to the community. On Tuesday around 15 players and members of the coaching staff handed out more than 30 Thanksgiving meals at MAU.

The Worcester Majors defeated the Bennington Martens 112-100 on Saturday. High scorers for the Martens were Garrick Averett with 36 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. John Ryals added 29 points, 12 rebounds and five dimes for Bennington. Former SVC Alumni Casey Hall chipped in with a 14 po…

It may not have been the World Cup, but all the elements of “the beautiful game” were on proud display on a brisk fall afternoon: touch passes, a give and go, corner kicks, movement without the ball, running to open space, counter-attacks, shots, saves and parent-fans applauding enthusiastic…

Monday marked the official start of the winter sports season throughout New York high school athletics. Local teams like Hoosick Falls boys and girls basketball are back in the gym after a shortened 2020-2021 winter season due to COVID-19.



BENNINGTON — For Vermont News & Media newspapers, as well as for an increasing number of daily papers around the country — especially in rural areas or with rural delivery customers — the switch to mail delivery is becoming a necessity to ensure financial viability to support local journ…


It’s almost impossible to imagine the U.S. Senate without Patrick Leahy fighting for the best interests of Vermonters and our environment, low-income and vulnerable Americans, women and minorities, and those around the globe suffering human rights abuses or at risk of losing civil liberties.

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