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As far as Murphy’s Law goes, it isn’t the worst thing to go wrong. But when one has an item missing from one’s Weekend Fun & Games section, aka the comics pages, like we do today, it’s noticeable. Even more glaring is what is stated in its place: “DOODLES HAS ENDED YOU NEED TO CONTACT CR…

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Jamie VanDeWater of Cambridge, N.Y., was recently recognized to have attained leadership milestones through SUNY Oneonta’s LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) program. VanDeWater, who is studying Adolescence Education, Social Studies, earned a Silver Level.

ARLINGTON — The Southwest Vermont Mineral and Gem Club will resume monthly meetings starting Saturday at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington.

BENNINGTON — The Renal Dialysis team at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), was the recipient of the DAISY Team Award for Extraordinary Nurses in September. This was the first time SVMC has honored a team with a DAISY award.

BENNINGTON — Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), the region’s discount retail chain with 146 store locations across the Northeast, including in Bennington Square Plaza, will be hosting an in-person chain-wide hiring event at each of its stores on Oct. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

BENNINGTON — One hundred years ago, a full generation before Rosie the Riveter, women rolled up their sleeves and entered war industries where they had never been welcome before. They ran powerful machinery, learned new skills, and faced the sullen hostility of the men in the shops.

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BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Patriots volleyball program reached new heights with its win over Colchester in four sets on Tuesday. For the first time in the program’s six year history, they qualified for the playoffs with a winning percentage above 25 percent.

BENNINGTON — When the Mount Anthony boys soccer team stepped off the bus to face Stratton Mountain in the Sept. 29 matchup, the Patriots record sat at 2-4. For a roster filled with upperclassmen and high expectations, the start to the season was less than ideal.

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The Better Bennington Corporation has proposed expanding its jurisdiction by enlarging the definition of “downtown.” This was a recommendation of the study by the Vermont Council on Rural Development, based on comments from several business owners. I think this is an idea that needs to be ke…

There is an important vote on November 2. As such, I write to encourage the voters of Bennington to approve the budget for renovations to the Spinelli athletic complex at Mount Anthony Union High School. As a resident taxpayer, business owner, parent, and a former MAU coach, I ask you to con…

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This time of year, when pumpkins are on porches and macabre skeletons blow in the wind, we are drawn to the occult, to the paranormal. These dark imaginings date back to the Celtic culture when winter was at the door, portending death and darkness. Halloween is the modern-day extension of th…

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