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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…

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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