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Relay for Life raises $40K for cancer research

BENNINGTON — As the sun began to set, one by one, each of the luminarias placed around the track began to glow, as people crouched down beside them, lighter in hand. When lighted, they …
Opinion
Trump's abhorrent policyruns counter to who we are

Ever since January of last year, the nation has endured President Donald Trump's debasement of the highest office in the land. Through it all, his base — wooed by his careful nurturing of its …

Our opinion: Time for action on child mistreatment

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Great brew gifts for Dad

With Father's Day looming this weekend, you may need help finding the gift pack of brews that are sure to be a perfect gift for Dad every beer-loving dad.All dads' tastes in beer are different. It …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Protect your garden from unwanted pests

For some, going to the doctor is a group activity

CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD: A veggie-packed summer dish

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Democrats reject deal on budget

MONTPELIER — There was a deal, then there wasn't, and now Vermont's House could be back to the Statehouse on Monday to vote again on a budget bill that they already passed.Senate leadership …

Condos backs election security bill in Congress

Enforcement questions loom in Vermont as pot legalization nears

Ski industry posts solid year despite tough weather

Vermont not meeting renewable energy goals, report says

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Hundreds turn out for Second Chance carnival BENNINGTON — A rainy Saturday afternoon didn't deter families from having some fun as the Mount Anthony Union Middle School gym became a small fairground full of games and activities during …
$200K pledge for Harriman-West Airport might be pulled NORTH ADAMS, MASS. — The owner of the Harriman-West Airport's largest business has threatened to withdraw a pledge of $200,000 toward a new administrative airport building.Harry S. Patten, …
Cannabis, music festival forges ahead WEST DOVER — Organizers behind The Original Green Mountain Cannabis and Music Festival aren't giving up despite some challenges along the way. "Social media platforms have flagged our content …
Key grant OK'd toward Prospect Mountain purchase WOODFORD — Efforts of a nonprofit group to purchase the Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Center were energized this week with receipt of a major grant from the Vermont Housing and Conservation …
Legislative candidates debate in Shaftsbury SHAFTSBURY — The two candidates running to represent the citizens of the Bennington-3 district in the Vermont Legislature debated on Thursday evening, and while the two Democrats agreed on …
Local sports
Vermont sweeps N.H. in Twin State baseball WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Strong pitching in the opener and a pair of two-run triples by Leif Bigelow of Brattleboro and Tyler Hamilton of Hartford in game two led Vermont to a sweep of New …
Granite Staters sweep VT in lacrosse HANOVER, N.H. — Led by Mount Anthony coach Whitney Brooks and Burr and Burton coach Jamie Blake, the Vermont girls lacrosse Twin State team fell 17-10 to their Granite State counterparts in the …
Local players, coaches prepare for Twin State game HANOVER, N.H. — The best senior high school lacrosse players in Vermont and New Hampshire will come together Saturday for the 26th annual Byrne Cup games.The games will take place at Hanover …
Gala honoring the region's best just five days away We're just five days away from the second annual Bennington Banner-Manchester Journal Regional All Stars Gala, honoring the top high school student-athletes and coaches in Bennington County and …
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College scandals put sports doctors under new scrutiny

Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring …

Prince William tours Roman ruins in Jordan, meets refugees

JERASH, Jordan (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Monday toured Roman ruins in Jordan, chatted with Syrian refugee children and was greeted by ululating women at a community center for …

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

BEIJING (AP) — China and the European Union agreed Monday to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants …

Teen hurt when he falls 200 feet from cliff in Kentucky

JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was hospitalized but alive after falling more than 200 feet (60 meters) from a cliff in south-central Kentucky.News outlets report the …

National Zoo closes panda habitat for possible pregnancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paws are crossed at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, where a panda baby watch is underway.Officials closed the David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat on …

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College scandals put sports doctors under new scrutiny

Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring …

Prince William tours Roman ruins in Jordan, meets refugees

JERASH, Jordan (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Monday toured Roman ruins in Jordan, chatted with Syrian refugee children and was greeted by ululating women at a community center for …

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

BEIJING (AP) — China and the European Union agreed Monday to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants …

Romania minister says country facing cyber-attacks, Russians

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania faces Russian aggression on a daily basis in the Black Sea, and is fending off a wave of cyber-attacks and political interference, the defense minister said …

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rising waters forced rescuers to suspend the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for two days in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, but …

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Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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