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STRATTON -- Thanks to a matching grant from the Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation, the Stratton Foundation’s $100,000 ‘Head-to-Toe’ program supported hundreds of children throughout the year with basic necessities. 

BENNINGTON -- Critically acclaimed, award-winning authors and faculty of the Bennington Writing Seminars will host Writers Reading, a hallmark evening reading series during the MFA program's summer residency from June 2-10. All readings are free and open to the public virtually via Zoom.

MONTPELIER — The Community College of Vermont (CCV) will hold its 2022 commencement ceremony at Norwich University’s Shapiro Field House in Northfield on June 4. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. More than 450 students will be awarded associate degrees.

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BENNINGTON — Vermont law enforcement, including the Bennington Police and Bennington County law enforcement, will be participating in the national campaign Click It or Ticket beginning today and continuing through June 5. Click It or Ticket (CIOT) is a national seat belt enforcement mobiliza…

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MANCHESTER — To run or to walk? That’s the dilemma several seniors on the Burr and Burton track team are faced with after the recent announcement from the Vermont Principals Association (VPA) that the Division II state track and field meet will take place June 3 at Burlington High School, the same day as BBA’s commencement.

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I was fortunate to meet the Mahar family early in my 30-plus years in Bennington. Though it took a while, the process was an evolving experience of welcoming grace over several years. It continues to this day, with his grandchildren emerging as real friends with real contributions to the wor…

I have been starting my column in pretty much the same way for the last two years. I will continue as long as the omicron variants threatened our normality. The state and federal mask mandates have pretty much lapsed. Unfortunately, another omicron variant is making waves in Vermont and else…

Democracy in a small town is democracy at its best. You can speak to a Select Board member on the street or at the grocery store to ask questions, discuss issues of concern, or make suggestions. You don’t need an appointment to talk to town staff — you can call us, email us, or simply stop i…

I appreciate Gov. Phil Scott ordering the beautiful blue and gold lights that illuminate the Bennington Battle monument showing our solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The new lighting is a perfect tribute to the heroes fighting to protect their homeland from Putin’s immoral war.

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