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BENNINGTON — If you'd seen them, you might have wondered what the three people were up to: wearing face masks and gloves, they went from door to door at the Best Western motel, leaving …

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Motorcyclist cited for doing 112 in 55 mph zone SUNDERLAND — A Pennsylvania man was cited on Sunday afternoon after he was caught on radar doing 112 miles per hour on Route 7 in the town of Sunderland. Vermont State Police said on Sunday …
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WILMINGTON — A week after closing on the bankruptcy sale of Hermitage Club assets, the group of members with the winning bid announced a ski industry veteran with local ties will be taking the … more
A crowd of health care workers, first responders and other essential workers turned out at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center on Friday for a flyover salute by the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont … more
BELLOWS FALLS — On his first day as interim town manager, Charles Wise laid off three town employees — a result, he said, of reduced foot traffic in the Town Hall. Wise, who took over … more
BENNINGTON — Do your flower or vegetable gardens fill your chest with pride? Are you the envy of your gardening peers? Are you worthy of an award for the way you dig in the Bennington County … more
MONTPELIER — Restaurants and bars with outdoor seating can open immediately, said Gov. Phil Scott during his Friday press conference. However, permission comes with some strict guidelines, … more
With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers According to the Vermont Department of Health, two new cases of … more
BRATTLEBORO — In an effort to contain the spread of germs during the coronavirus pandemic, the Select Board approved an emergency order requiring facial coverings inside Brattleboro … more
BENNINGTON — Graduation plans are in the works for Mount Anthony Union High School's Class of 2020. At the MAU board meeting on Wednesday night, high school principal Stephen Nixon revealed … more
BENNINGTON — The sometimes volatile issue of requiring shoppers to wear a face mask will come before the Select Board during its meeting Monday. "Yes, we will consider the issue on Monday," … more

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