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GBICS hosts frugal, healthy cooking class

BENNINGTON — Before their lesson in cooking chicken and roasting fresh vegetables, participants of the Food Fit class sat around a table at the Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services …

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Another View: Lifting the lid on dark money

A legal battle has usefully pried open a closed door in politics, raising hope of more transparency and accountability. Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of …

Editorial: Insidious form of racism exposed on campuses

Our Opinion: Censorship in Burlington

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Lifestyles
Treating phobias: New era in virtual reality therapy

Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell …

Welcome fall with these season-inspired treats

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Bennington College adds new master's program in public action for artists BENNINGTON — "Artists are very creative, and they imagine what is possible."That's how Susan Sgorbati, director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, …
Students build home, learn lessons BENNINGTON — A home to build stability on.Southwest Vermont Career Development Center students worked for about a year and a half to create just that, building a Bennington County Habitat for …
Two Bennington men arrested in large-scale cocaine operation BENNINGTON —Two Bennington men have been arrested after a federal search warrant revealed a large-scale cocaine operation, police said. James E. O'Dell, 54, was arrested Sept. 13 by the FBI and …
'The best year we've ever had' POWNAL — Vermont's newly-arrived fall spells a time of plenty for Keith Armstrong.It's the time of year when he sells the most of his crops overall — vegetables, fruit, maple syrup …
Race and gender issues explored in forum BENNINGTON — Conversations around discrimination issues are never easy, especially amid a divisive political era, but having those conversations has to be goal, panelists agreed during a forum …
Local sports
Panthers blank Corinth, snap losing streak HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls boys soccer team snapped a five-game losing streak and topped Corinth 3-0 at home Monday.The Panthers held possession for the majority of the game. Off the …
Dedication to take place at Werner Tournament ARLINGTON — A memorial stone and plaque will be dedicated to the memory of legendary Arlington coach John Werner between the two games at the 11th annual John Werner Soccer Tournament at the …
Pellon PK propels MAU to 4th straight win BENNINGTON — Rutland came into their matchup against Mount Anthony on Saturday night at Spinelli Field at 1-4, but with losses to Division I standouts CVU, Burlington, Essex and Colchester, …
5K honors Sandy Casey, raises funds for special education MANCHESTER — What better way to honor the late Sandy Casey than by doing what she loved, to benefit a cause she cared about?The first-ever We Are Sandy Casey Strong 5-kilometer run and walk …
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Russian Pussy Riot activist is conscious after poisoning

MOSCOW (AP) — A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot says he's recovering after spending two weeks in intensive care with a suspected poisoning.Pyotr Verzilov has been at Berlin's …

'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix.The first "Making a Murderer" recounted the story of Steven Avery and …

British officials checking reports of whale in River Thames

LONDON (AP) — British officials are checking out reports that a beluga whale is swimming in the River Thames.The RSPCA animal welfare group said Tuesday it is "working with other agencies to …

West Coast winery aids Virginia vineyard hit by grape heist

IRONTO, Va. (AP) — Despite the theft of nearly its entire crop of grapes, a Virginia winery will be able to raise a glass of its 2018 vintage to a new friendship.The Roanoke Times reports …

Merkel ally voted out as caucus chief in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A close longtime ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has lost his job as head of her conservative bloc's parliamentary group, in a blow to her authority in her own ranks.Lawmaker …

World News

British officials checking reports of whale in River Thames

LONDON (AP) — British officials are checking out reports that a beluga whale is swimming in the River Thames.The RSPCA animal welfare group said Tuesday it is "working with other agencies to …

Merkel ally voted out as caucus chief in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A close longtime ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has lost his job as head of her conservative bloc's parliamentary group, in a blow to her authority in her own ranks.Lawmaker …

US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's …

The Latest: Defense expert says Cosby unlikely to reoffend

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):10:55 a.m.A defense psychologist says the chances that Bill Cosby will commit another sex offense are …

Kim Davis' opponent fends off attacks _ from primary rival

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, wants a second term in office.Democrat Elwood Caudill …

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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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