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'Tell Me More Tour' stops at museum

BENNINGTON — Vermont Public Radio's "Tell Me More Tour" made a stop in Bennington on Wednesday, part of a summer-long, 14-county trip around the state.Scott Finn, who took over the radio …
Opinion
Our View: Domestic violence deserves our contempt

This being an election year, we hear about all sorts of worrisome trends in Vermont — its aging and shrinking population, its lack of affordable housing, and the way those factors are dragging …

Trump's trade war will affect US to its roots

Our opinion: An avoidable drama ends

UN report on U.S. poverty right on target

Lifestyles
What do you do with all that pickle relish? Make biscuits, of course!

The summer bash you planned for weeks is over. The trash is picked up and the lawn chairs returned to their rightful places. You sent the leftover salads and desserts home with the people who brought …

Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health?

What's your favorite kitchen gadget?

Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Turtle Season - How old is this little guy?

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Midnight Madness returns to downtown Bennington BENNINGTON — For the 55th year in a row, Midnight Madness will bring a night of shopping, dining and activities to downtown Bennington. From 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday, various downtown shops …
Dailey fined for failed emissions test SHAFTSBURY — A Shaftsbury business has been fined $4,500 for exceeding emissions limits on particulate matter.According to an Assurance of Discontinuance filed on the Vermont Department of …
BAN-L-RACE4THECURE-WEB-0719 MANCHESTER — As Susan G. Komen New England readies for its 26th Vermont Race for the Cure on Saturday in and around Manchester's Riley Rink at Hunter Park, Linda Maness looks forward to the day …
Students learn basics of movie making BENNINGTON — As part of a blossoming relationship between the Bennington Free Library and Catamount Access Television, the two organizations hosted on Tuesday a workshop teaching kids how to …
Town eyes alternatives as salt shed price soars SHAFTSBURY — The Select Board and project engineers are reviewing options after a subcontractor for the town garage project on East Road drastically increased its estimate of how much it would …
Local sports
Armored Athlete set to begin play in TBT Saturday BENNINGTON — Back in mid-June, ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg called Armored Athlete a "deep, talented team" and a "team to watch in #TBT."This Saturday, Armored Athlete gets …
O'Connor Soccer Skills Clinic set for late July MANCHESTER — The John O'Connor Soccer Skills Clinic is coming up at the end of July.Castleton University's head soccer coach John O'Connor and his assistants are holding a clinic geared towards …
Bennington 10U, 12U all-stars set for state tournament BENNINGTON — The Bennington Little League 10U all-star team was absolutely dominant in its series with Brattleboro for District 2 supremacy.Bennington scored 60 runs in just three games and …
Summer track meets return Tuesday BENNINGTON — There will be four family track meets coming up this summer, starting on Tuesday.The meets will be held at Mount Anthony and the Zemianek Track on the next four Tuesdays, July 17, …
National News

Macedonian parliament adopts declaration supporting NATO bid

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament on Thursday adopted a declaration supporting the country's bid to join NATO, after the alliance formally invited it to join once it fully …

Injuries reported in blast a Pennsylvania Army depot

LETTERKENNY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured.Letterkenny Army Depot officials say the blast occurred around 7:15 a.m. …

Amendments are ballot twist in North Carolina power struggle

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An intense power struggle between North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper will shift to voting booths this fall.All 170 General Assembly seats …

Man accused in Texas student's death says he didn't kill her

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 20-year-old man on trial in the slaying of a University of Texas freshman on campus in 2016 has taken the stand and denied killing her.Defense attorney Ariel Payan on …

The Latest: Kisner needs only 22 putts in taming Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British (all times local):1:40 p.m.Kevin Kisner hit fewer than half the fairways and found 50 percent of the greens in regulation in his first …

World News

Macedonian parliament adopts declaration supporting NATO bid

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament on Thursday adopted a declaration supporting the country's bid to join NATO, after the alliance formally invited it to join once it fully …

Injuries reported in blast a Pennsylvania Army depot

LETTERKENNY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured.Letterkenny Army Depot officials say the blast occurred around 7:15 a.m. …

Man accused in Texas student's death says he didn't kill her

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 20-year-old man on trial in the slaying of a University of Texas freshman on campus in 2016 has taken the stand and denied killing her.Defense attorney Ariel Payan on …

The Latest: Kisner needs only 22 putts in taming Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British (all times local):1:40 p.m.Kevin Kisner hit fewer than half the fairways and found 50 percent of the greens in regulation in his first …

High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says a high-pressure steam leak has caused street closings in Manhattan's Flatiron District.There were no immediate reports of injuries. …

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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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