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Director leaving Bennington Museum

BENNINGTON — The executive director of the Bennington Museum will leave in early November after nine months in the position, citing COVID-19-related stresses on his family that prompted a move …

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As cannabis bill passes, survey shows broad support A survey by Vermont Public Radio and PBS-Vermont indicates that the Legislature's decision to pass a compromise bill on regulating and taxing the legal sale of marijuana and cannabis products is …
The Checkup for Sept. 23: 2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in state With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus pandemic. THE NUMBERS The statistics supplied by the Vermont Department of Health at …
State Senate passes climate bill into law MONTPELIER — The Vermont State Senate passed the Global Warming Solutions Act into law on Tuesday, overriding Gov. Phil Scott's veto of the climate change policy bill. By a 22-8 roll call …
Vt. Senate approves tax-and-regulate marijuana compromise MONTPELIER — A bill taxing and regulating the legal sale of marijuana and cannabis products in Vermont is headed to Gov. Phil Scott's desk. The Vermont Senate voted 23-6 on Tuesday to …
School surrenders treatment license after abuse claims WESTMINSTER — Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has voluntarily surrendered its license to provide residential treatment to children. After receiving reports of recent sexual abuse at the …
All Stars event honors region's top athletes

All Stars virtual ceremony honors region's top athletes

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Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal Regional All Stars awards show
All Stars virtual ceremony honors region's top athletes BENNINGTON — The region's top athletes and coaches were honored on Monday night as the Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal hosted the virtual version of the fourth annual Bennington Banner …
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State lets games begin for interscholastic fall sports

MONTPELIER — Starting Saturday, athletes in Vermont's K-12 schools will begin playing games again. "We wanted to give our student athletes an extra weekend for what has already been a …

Regional chamber to host inaugural B2B Golf Classic BENNINGTON — The Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their inaugural golf tournament, the B2B (Business to Business) Golf Classic Sept. 30 at Mount Anthony Country …
Vermont still in Step II, no games allowed The target date for the return of high school sports games was Sept. 21, this upcoming Monday. Try outs for varsity sports have concluded and teams across the state are practicing and preparing to …
CAT-TV to broadcast MAU varsity sporting events BENNINGTON — With no spectators currently allowed at Mount Anthony high school sporting events, MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt wanted to find a way to allow fans to still watch the game. …
Wasaren League postpones fall sports until March 2021 Local New York schools will now have to wait until March to play their fall sports. The Wasaren League, which both Cambridge and Hoosick Falls are members of, announced on Monday via a press …

Section II gives green light for most fall sports

New York high school fall sports are set to begin Sept. 21. On Thursday, we learned section II will be participating. Section II schools, including local schools Cambridge and Hoosick Falls, will …

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Section II gives green light for most fall sports New York high school fall sports are set to begin Sept. 21. On Thursday, we learned section II will be participating. Section II schools, including local schools Cambridge and Hoosick Falls, will …
Football season moved to March in New York state LATHAM, N.Y. — Football, volleyball and competitive cheer fall high school sports seasons have been postponed until March 1, 2021 in New York state. The New York State Public High School …
Defending champs hit the gridiron for unique season MANCHESTER — High school football is back in Vermont. Burr and Burton held practice on Wednesday, officially their second practice of the 2020 season. The game looks different this year, as …
Youth flag football registration open BENNINGTON — Todd Ordway is organizing a flag football season for kids in third through sixth grade. The youth tackle football season was canceled earlier this summer. This is a non …
Fall sports begin at Mount Anthony BENNINGTON — After his team's first practice on Tuesday, Mount Anthony boys soccer coach Mike Molloy reminded his team to stay apart while they stretched. It's just one of many new things …
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Famous Jane Stickle Quilt to be exhibited virtually

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Museum's Jane Stickle Quilt, a 157-year-old masterpiece that in an ordinary year would draw visitors from across the country and around the world, will make its …

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