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CDC to undergo decennial re-accreditation

BENNINGTON — The staff of the Southwest Vermont Career Development Center have compiled and submitted a 160-page self-study report to the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as part of their decennial evaluation.The report is a …
Our view: Putnam a good project for Walmart funds

It was announced earlier this month that a citizens group, which received settlement money from Walmart in exchange for dropping its opposition to the Walmart's planned expansion, granted $100,000 of said funds to the Putnam Block redevelopment …

Our view: Take scanner chatter with extra salt

Our view: Look to each other for safety

Another view: The Cassini mission embodies the best of humanity

New cookbook: Make your own sausage

"Laws are like sausages — it is better not to see them being made," according to Otto von Bismarck, a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890. Not so, and the newly published 4th …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Watch: Black-eyed Susans make gardens pop in the fall

Thom Smith | Naturewatch: Planting a pollinator garden is a very wise idea

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

Then and now: Arts in southern Vermont

MANCHESTER — Manchester is known for its vibrant creative culture, but few people are fluent in the history of the arts in the region.The Southern Vermont Arts Center is looking to change that with its exhibit, "Vermont Artists Then & …

Brian Marsella's iMAGiNARiUM comes to Masonic Hall

Dot MacDonald follows a musical trail

Authentic Rockwell was thought to be just a print - until it sold for $1.6M

Zumix program brings Boston students to Vermont School for Girls

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Putnam goes for local permits

BENNINGTON — The $53 million redevelopment of the Putnam Block is moving closer to becoming a reality, with the project's first phase now awaiting local permits.The project needed town approval for the first of two phases, which would focus on …

Resident want changes in Pownal town plan

POWNAL — Fears over potential impacts from a revised Pownal Town Plan clearly boosted attendance during a public hearing Tuesday before the Planning Commission.Select Board Chairman and Zoning Administrator Nelson Brownell said similar …

Shaftsbury garage project to go out to bid

SHAFTSBURY — The Shaftsbury Select Board is reviewing the bid package put together by Goldstone Architecture in preparation of putting the new town garage project out to bid on Oct. 1.Town Administrator David Kiernan said he had received the …

Lake Paran to host fifth stone-skipping festival

NORTH BENNINGTON — Almost everyone has tried skipping stones at least once, but very few have had the opportunity to compete among the best stone skippers in the world.Some will have that opportunity at this weekend's fifth annual Stone …

Clobbered by Irma, former locals raise money to help island neighbors

BENNINGTON — When former Danby residents Steve and Nancy Burzon moved to their new home on St. Martin island in November, they were eager to start the next chapter in their lives.That new chapter was interrupted earlier this month, however, …
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Patriots blank Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO — The Mount Anthony field hockey team earned its first victory of the season, 2-0, over Brattleboro under the lights at Natowich Field on Tuesday. Chloe Rogers scored both goals for the Patriots in the second half. MAU goalie …

Second half scores lead Panthers

HOOSICK, N.Y. — It took the Hoosick Falls girls soccer team a bit to get going, a little more than a half, on Monday against Emma Willard. In the second half, the Panthers scored a pair of goals and then held on through a late charge to pick …

Roundup: MAU volleyball falls in three to Pittsfield

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Pittsfield on Monday night.The Generals won 25-22, 25-8 and then 25-19 to take the victory.Mackenzie Mayhew had a pair of aces and five assists, while Kirstin Murray …

Terriers top BBA for 27th straight victory

WESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls stickers did what the Cleveland Indians couldn't.They extended their winning streak to 27 games — a run that would have given the Tribe the Major League Baseball record.Abbe Cravinho scored once and also …
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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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