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Woman found dead had reported threat to police

ARLINGTON — A 42-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances, the Vermont State Police have reported.Police said they received a report of a dead body at 182 Warm Brook Road on …

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Another view: Yes, you're being followed

The United States focuses most of its scrutiny over data collection on a few particularly powerful technology companies. But as many as 4,000 other firms have made a $21 billion business of buying …

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Lifestyles
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends

PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.

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Forum: Senate leader goes behind the legislative curtain BENNINGTON — Vermont Senate President pro tempore Tim Ashe rounded out Bennington College's fall forum series on democracy by drilling down on what his somewhat exotically titled position is all …
Seniors enjoy holiday meal at St. Peter's BENNINGTON — Food, friends and entertainment greeted about 100 people at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Friday, part of an annual holiday meal for local seniors.The event is one of six such …
Bennington-born artist's murals installed in NY subway station BENNINGTON— A Bennington-born artist recently was awarded a permanent art installation at a subway station in New York City, where commuters can view her various whimsical depictions of …
Banner day! Newspaper named tops in Vermont MONTPELIER — The Bennington Banner won first place for general excellence among daily newspapers by the Vermont Press Association on Thursday, one of 11 awards the Banner and its …
Harvest Brewing to unveil renovations in grand opening BENNINGTON— Over the past three and a half months, Harvest Brewing shut its doors to undergo "a little bit of a facelift." Now, the three year-old nanobrewery on South Street is ready to …
Local sports
Bulldogs advance to Riell tournament finals HINESBURG — The Burr and Burton took control early and held on to a its lead throughout in a 46-38 win against North Country in the Kevin Riell tournament Friday night.BBA jumped out quickly, …
Patriot Nordic ski teams aim for top spot BENNINGTON — After both the Mount Anthony boys and girls Nordic ski teams finished in the top five at the state meet one year ago, the goal for Rob Short's squad is clear.They want to win the …
Panthers come back to beat Raiders on criteria HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls wrestling team trailed by 18 with three matches left against Mechanicville-Stillwater and all three Panthers came away with pins to tie the match at 39-39, but …
BBA football expected to move into Division I MANCHESTER — After winning a pair of Division II championships in the past four years and going 38-4 since 2015, the Burr and Burton football team is expected to move up to Division I for the …
National News

Child's death highlights communication barriers on border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health.But it's unclear how much the man understood on the form, which …

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

DENVER (AP) — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.But some of …

Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Several thousand people marched through Hungary's capital Sunday in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and …

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017.The …

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 34.The New York Police Department says officers went to Kroll's Manhattan apartment early …

World News

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

DENVER (AP) — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.But some of …

Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Several thousand people marched through Hungary's capital Sunday in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and …

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017.The …

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 34.The New York Police Department says officers went to Kroll's Manhattan apartment early …

Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Sudan's president on Sunday became the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since civil war erupted there nearly eight years ago.Omar al-Bashir was greeted at the …

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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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