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Children heard some captivating stories and received books to take home Wednesday during the Children’s Literacy Foundation Summer Readers Storytelling Event & Book Giveaway at the Bennington Free Library. CLiF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a love of reading and…

MANCHESTER — Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding in the Northshire of Bennington County overnight Thursday, with Manchester absorbing significant property damage from a reported 6 inches of rain.

BENNINGTON – Gaining Appalachian Trail Community designation for Bennington required months of work by local volunteer committee members – especially after the COVID-19 pandemic struck during the application process – but now the group is immersed in some of the more enjoyable tasks.

WASHINGTON — Stinging from the disappointment of Bernie Sanders' loss in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, supporters pumped millions into the powerful advocacy group Our Revolution to keep the progressive fight alive and prepare for another swing at the White House.

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MANCHESTER — A free workshop about forest economics and ecology will take place on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Park House at the Manchester Recreation Center.

BENNINGTON — A teacher by profession but a Girl Scout leader by avocation, Emily Becker brings her love of children and organizational skills to both her job and her troop. Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, the council serving girls in Vermont and New Hampshire, has recognized Be…

MONTPELIER — Hikers and rock climbers can return to Vermont cliffs starting August 1, now that peregrine falcon nesting season has ended. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has confirmed that all the young falcons have learned to fly and should not be disturbed by human presence on the…

Ella Tashjian stepped up in a big way for the newly formed Burr and Burton gymnastics team this winter. Tashjian was the all-around champion at the state meet in March, propelling BBA to a state title in its inaugural season.

RUTLAND — Manchester Union Underground’s goal all summer long was to make it to St. Peter’s Field, the host of the Vermont American Legion Baseball tournament, come tournament time.

The Cambridge girls basketball team didn’t start its season until February 24 because of the pandemic, but once it got started, Lilly Phillips was immediately one of the top threats to put up big numbers every night.

ESSEX — One of top late-summer events in the Green Mountain State, the 20th annual Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament, will return to action on Aug. 13-15, 2021 in Essex. The 32-team tourney nicknamed the ‘Best Weekend of The Year’ will take place at Little Fenway, Little Wrigley a…

MANCHESTER — In its first Legion playoff game, Manchester Union Underground appeared to be in control. They held a two-run lead heading into the final inning, three outs away from victory against Franklin County Post 1.

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