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Skiers hit the slopes at Bromley Mountain on Friday, taking advantage of the snow and sunshine during opening week.

POWNAL — Vermont State Police report that cleanup of a spill of hazardous material on Route 7 near the Massachusetts border has been completed. VSP assisted the Pownal Fire Department with the cleanup of the incident, which occurred on Saturday morning at around 6:30 a.m.

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The Bennington Select Board will hold a special meeting, warned as an executive session involving a personnel matter, at 5 p.m. on Monday at the Bennington Fire Facility, Multi-Purpose Room, 130 River Street.

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Hoosick Falls boys basketball won a couple games in the Lake George Tournament over the weekend. In Friday’s 71-40 victory over St. Lawrence, Jake Sparks led the charge with 26 points and added nine rebounds. Miles Smith was the other Panther to reach double digits, with 10 points.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — Conner Jones got things started for the Hoosick Falls boys basketball team on Wednesday night, driving hard to the left side of the lane and finishing through contact for the team’s first points of the season with just under 90 ticks gone off the clock.

Despite different levels of success this fall, Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton both had its fair share of standouts on the gridiron. The hard work translated into 18 Bennington County athletes being named to Vermont coaches’ all-state teams.

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This is a wonderful time and great opportunity to explore every Vermont village, town, city and organization encouraging interested applicants to step forward for a challenging leadership vetting. And for a short period can we agree to set aside the political class thereby allowing a full ex…

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Seasons come and seasons go, but scammers are here to stay. Holiday season scams will be closely followed by winter scams, followed by Valentine’s Day scams. Entering the month of December brings a renewed effort by scammers. Here are two returning scams of the season.

The paper reports Peter Welch is running to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Patrick Leahy. We have had Leahy in the Senate since 1974—48 years, six terms—and it’s certainly time for a change. We don’t need a carbon-copy of Leahy replacing him in that seat.

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BENNINGTON — For Vermont News & Media newspapers, as well as for an increasing number of daily papers around the country — especially in rural areas or with rural delivery customers — the switch to mail delivery is becoming a necessity to ensure financial viability to support local journ…

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