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Bennington College's Barn heading toward full use after serious fire

NORTH BENNINGTON — Not yet two months after a serious fire, the Barn at Bennington College is moving toward full usage.The Barn, the college's main administration building, sustained an …

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Putnam project is a go; Oldcastle to buy its building BENNINGTON — The complex financing package for the first phase of the $54 million Putnam Block project closed late Friday afternoon, and a press conference is scheduled next week to outline …
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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — The Board of Trustees will consider tonight a new, $255,000 interim settlement agreement with Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International, which have … more
WILMINGTON — After nearly a year on the job, Harper Sibley resigned as president and general manager of the Hermitage Club, calling a reorganization plan "completely unworkable." "While there … more
RUTLAND — An ad-hoc committee of Hermitage Club members was given court approval to participate in bankruptcy proceedings. Chapter 7 bankruptcy "would be a path to gain a degree of influence … more
Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law a bill sponsored by Sen. Brian Campion, D-Bennington, requiring testing of drinking water for lead in all school districts, supervisory unions, independent schools … more
Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would allow Vermonters a right-to-action to access medical monitoring for diseases linked to toxic chemical exposure, citing business-related concerns. State … more
BENNINGTON — Opponents of the Chelsea Solar solar project in the Apple Hill section have won a significant victory with the state Public Utility Commission's denial of a certificate of public … more
SHAFTSBURY — The Select Board has purchased playground equipment for Howard Park in an effort to revive an old playground.The equipment — a climbing playscape and a swingset — is on … more
SUNDERLAND — A New York man has been charged with excessive speed after traveling almost 45 miles over the speed limit on Route 7, police said.At about 12:34 a.m. Saturday, troopers from the … more
DORSET — Vermont State Police are seeking information about the driver of a vehicle that caused extensive damage to a fence and landscapping Saturday in Dorset.Trooper Thomas Sandberg, of the … more
POWNAL — The town is closer to determining what remediation work might be required at the site of an old town landfill off Maple Grove Road.The Select Board on Thursday approved using a … more

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