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BENNINGTON — With the Bennington Bookshop moving this week from Main Street into new space at the Four Corners, other changes are waiting in the wings as the first phase of the Putnam Block redevelopment project nears completion.

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Elizabeth Schumacher, manager of the historic Hiland Hall Garden in North Bennington, weeds a row of beets on Wednesday afternoon. The garden …

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BENNINGTON — With the Bennington Bookshop moving this week from Main Street into new space at the Four Corners, other changes are waiting in the wings as the first phase of the Putnam Block redevelopment project nears completion.

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BENNINGTON — As springtime officially turns to summertime this coming week, state and local crews are continuing to make improvements to the region’s roadways. This list of new and continuing projects has been provided by the Vermont Agency of Transportation and local departments of public works.

The blare of sirens made its way through Bennington County Saturday morning as around 40 emergency vehicles participated in the second annual first responders appreciation parade.

WATERBURY — A small, walk-in vaccination clinic held in Waterbury on Thursday is one of the reasons Vermont was able to be the first state in the country to give at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot to 80% of the eligible population.

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Emery and Alice Otruba, of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., announce the graduation of their son John Emery Otruba from the University of Minnesota Law School. Otruba attended Hoosick Falls Central School and later received his BA in history from the State University College at Geneseo. He currently res…

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wall (formerly called the Memory Wall and Welcome Wall) was started in 2010 as a way of honoring our citizens, past and present, as well as our new and long-time businesses. The new wall will be located in the Old School Community Center at the lower level in the Music Room.

BENNINGTON — Fido will have to sit this one out, but everyone else is invited to take part in the grand opening ceremonies for the new Bennington Dog Park on Saturday, June 26th, beginning at 2 p.m. at the site, next to the volleyball courts in Willow Park.

MANCHESTER — Sanjay Correa, an aerospace engineer with GE Aviation, will discuss the current state of commercial aviation on June 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. via Zoom. His talk is presented by the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning.

BENNINGTON — Kaitlyn Daniels, a registered nurse who works in Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Women’s and Children’s Unit, has been honored with the hospital’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for May.

WEST HAVEN — Demetrios Drellos continued his hot start to the dirt track racing summer at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday netting his fourth Sportsman Modified victory in the first eight weeks of the 2021 campaign. The Queensbury, N.Y., driver won the annual Father’s Day Weekend “Topless” …

Armored Athlete is gearing up for its seventh season of The Basketball Tournament (TBT), a $1 million winner-take-all, March Madness-style tournament featuring 64 teams battling it out for the top prize

MANCHESTER — For the more than 800 people jammed into Applejack Stadium for Saturday night’s Women’s Premier Soccer League contest between the Vermont Fusion and the New York Shockers, there was a lot of familiarity on the pitch.

MANCHESTER —Max Brownlee took the hill for Manchester Union Underground’s first ever game as an American Legion baseball team on Saturday afternoon against Bennington Post 13. The Manchester native delivered in a big way, tossing a complete game shutout in a 2-0 victory in the first game of …

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The rise of the dangerous delta variant of the coronavirus gives new urgency to the effort to get people vaccinated. Delta has been spreading phenomenally fast. It’s already the dominant strain in India, the U.K. and Singapore, and it has a foothold in more than 80 countries. While it accoun…

Many legislators and school officials are eager to adjust Vermont’s education finance system to provide more money for school districts with kids from low-income families and those for whom English is not their first language. We agree these resources are necessary and should be provided as …

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