Pamela Fletcher and the Chair Yoga class at the Arlington Common strike the "warrior" pose on Monday, June 5, 2023. Fletcher, who leads a regular class in Chair Yoga at the Common, said the chair is used to promote and ease balance when participants are doing standing exercises, and sometime…
BENNINGTON — An air quality alert was issued Tuesday for Bennington County and the rest of the state through 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the result of wafting smoke particles blowing in from wildfires in eastern Canada.
More than 5,300 Postal Service workers bitten last year; National Dog Bite Awareness Week starts June 4
WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 5,300 Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs while delivering the mail last year. Aggressive dog behavior is a common safety concern USPS employees face. To keep its workers safe, the organization is providing information on how dog owners can be good ste…
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is forecasting moderate concentrations of fine particle air pollution from smoke to affect the state through Friday. The particle pollution is the result of wildfire smoke from Nova Scotia, Canada. Wildfire smoke can cau…
BENNINGTON — First diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at the age of 14, William Celley of Bennington always knew that dialysis was in his future.
Mental health is a mission for storefront church; Mission City seeks to walk alongside parents and teens
BENNINGTON — Good news is hard to come by. Just look at the deluge of doom and gloom on social media on any given day. It’s no wonder that studies from the National Alliance on Mental Illness show a strong connection between anxiety and social media.
BERLIN — Brittany Plucas, 29, and her boyfriend will likely sleep in her car when they have to leave the Hilltop Inn on the first of June. The couple both work at a nearby restaurant, and have recently picked up second jobs at the hotel.
We are responding to Don Keelan’s recent commentary on the proposed affiliation and integration agreement for Southwestern Vermont Health Care to become a member of the Dartmouth Health System.
BURLINGTON — In honor of National Police Week, U.S. Attorney Nikolas P. Kerest spoke out in support of the service and sacrifice of federal, state, county and local law enforcement officers in Vermont. This year, the week is commemorated from May 14 through May 20.
BENNINGTON — Minors with mental health issues who come into contact with the criminal justice system are an ongoing problem in Vermont, and there’s no dedicated place to house them, according to those who handle these cases in court.
Judge calls last straw- sends repeat probation violator back to jail after fifth violation
Coggins Ford of Bennington sold to Oliver Auto Group of Rutland
Bennington County braces as general assistance motel program starts evictions
New general manager in at Bennington Community Market: Change comes after March opening
Mount Anthony baseball headed to state semifinals: Granger goes the distance to take down BBA
BENNINGTON — Jared Bianchi, deputy state’s attorney in Bennington, has wrestled with the challenge of protecting the community against violent crime driven or impacted by those suffering a mental health episode while also recognizing that those individuals are struggling with an illness.
MONTPELIER — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed abortion and gender affirming shield bills into law Wednesday that are the first in the country to explicitly include protecting access to a medication widely used in abortions even if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration withdraws its …
MANCHESTER — Girls on the Run Vermont has received a $5,000 grant from Rite Aid Healthy Futures designed to combat health disparities and advance fitness and friendships among adolescent girls.
POWNAL — The regional elementary School Board is considering leasing a parcel near Pownal Elementary School for construction of a new building to house Head Start programming.
BENNINGTON — No community is safe from the poison of fentanyl. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, fentanyl is the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered. Fentanyl is everywhere, from large metropolitan areas to rural American villages and towns like Bennington.
BENNINGTON — May is considered Mental Health Awareness Month by the National Alliance on Mental Health. In Southern Vermont, as well as across the state and nation, Vermonters are regularly made aware of mental health challenges impacting our own and others’ lives.
POWNAL — The Select Board is weighing acquiring a 2.9-acre parcel between Route 7 and Center Street to facilitate PFOA and PFAS testing and a cleanup plan with the help of state and federal programs.