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EMT shortage prompts apprenticeship effort

BENNINGTON — Bennington Rescue Squad is launching a paid apprenticeship program that Executive Director Forest Weyen hopes will address staffing issues here that are indicative of emergency …

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Our Opinion: Censorship in Burlington

On Monday, four student journalists at The Register, the Burlington High School student newspaper, broke the news that the Vermont Agency of Education had filed six counts of unprofessional …

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Another View: A disgusting partisan spectacle

Our opinion: Time to stand up against hate

Lifestyles
Welcome fall with these season-inspired treats

Fall officially arrives this Saturday at exactly 9:54 p.m. EDT. And while only a few trees have started turning, temperatures have been pretty warm and muggy, and that cold crisp air is still absent, …

Starting, or returning to, a fitness routine? Don't overdo it.

Grab the Tums ... it's time for The Big E

It's harvest season! Try marinating tomatoes for seriously good flavor

Vermont Digger
Falling enrollments bring extra scrutiny for colleges

As enrollments nose-dive and strain the finances of the Northeast's smaller colleges, accreditors are checking in.Representatives from the New England Commission of Higher Education, the federally …

Developer of former Burlington orphanage looks to the future

Five St. Albans residents charged in `guns for drugs' operation

Burlington principal's article review policy rescinded

Advocates push for lead and PFAS testing in schools

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Curtain falls on Pownal farm food series POWNAL — As Vermont welcomes fall, Discover Pownal celebrates the last in its series of four farm and food events.Harwood Homestead, a local farm, will open up to guests from 4 to 7 p.m. …
Heroin trafficking, selling case dismissed by court BENNINGTON — A case against a Bennington man charged with multiple felonies related to heroin trafficking and selling heroin was dismissed by a Vermont Superior Court judge Tuesday morning. …
Dorset motorcyclist hurt in crash DORSET — Rabbi Robert Alper, known internationally for his standup comedy routine, was hospitalized Sunday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle while trying to avoid an animal on …
ITVFest to host networking and exploratory event MANCHESTER — A show pitch of a different sort will be taking place in Manchester during the Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) next month. The concept isn't a show, but the state of …
Court upholds Bennington man's conviction BENNINGTON — The Vermont Supreme Court has denied a Bennington man's appeal of his 2016 conviction for lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.Jeremy Amidon, 40, who was sentenced to 2 to 4 …
Local sports
Page, Umphlett take second for MAU BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony cross country team had a runner take second in both the boys and girls race that MAU hosted Tuesday afternoon at Willow Park.In the boys race, the Patriots' Evan …
Early goal stands up as Indians top HF CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — In a back-and-forth game mostly played between the 18-yard lines, Cambridge's Alex Hommel scored seven minutes in and the defense made the early goal stand up in a 1-0 victory …
Last-minute goal dooms Patriots BENNINGTON — Last week against Springfield, the Mount Anthony field hockey team used a late goal in a scoreless game to propel itself to victory.Monday against Marble Valley League rival …
Five different Panthers score in win HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey team remained undefeated with a 5-0 win against North Warren Monday afternoon.Five different Panthers scored in the win for Hoosick Falls.Gracie …
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'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But …

Macedonian court rejects bids to scrap name referendum

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's constitutional court has rejected two bids to declare illegal and unconstitutional the upcoming referendum on renaming the country "North Macedonia."The …

Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on Wednesday and set them free on bail pending their …

August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plunged, sending mixed signals for an industry that …

Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death.The petition to the U.S. Attorney's Office has been signed by more …

World News

'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But …

Macedonian court rejects bids to scrap name referendum

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's constitutional court has rejected two bids to declare illegal and unconstitutional the upcoming referendum on renaming the country "North Macedonia."The …

Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on Wednesday and set them free on bail pending their …

August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plunged, sending mixed signals for an industry that …

Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death.The petition to the U.S. Attorney's Office has been signed by more …

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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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