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Former 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' head writer to speak about century-old theft of the Mona Lisa

MANCHESTER — Joe Medeiros, former head writer for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," has spent the last 30 years searching for the truth about the little-known theft of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona …
Opinion
Editorial: Time to get involved is now

Last week, Bennington voters authorized a $9.85 million bond for upgrades to the town's sewer treatment plant. That's the good news. The upgrades are needed, and mandated by the state. They'll result …

Editorial: Clarity needed from state on airport plan

Editorial: Fiscal woes demand creative fix

Editorial: Remembering Sandy Casey

Lifestyles
Thom Smith: Stop! Don't touch that fuzzy, white caterpillar

Q: When I walk around my gardens, I frequently see a hairy white caterpillar, about 1 1/4" long. It has a tiny black bead-like head and a row of tiny black triangle-like marks down its back. …

Ron Kujawski: Time to plant wonderful, multi-purpose garlic

UVM enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortar

Pumpkin spice and everything nice? Depends on who you ask ...

Entertainment
Book Marks: A detective in need of a vacation

In "Trace," Archer Mayor's 28th Joe Gunther novel in 28 years, the three hard-working detectives of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation are faced with three complicated cases at a time when they are …

Young playwrights take home awards

New art celebrated this fall

Then and now: Arts in southern Vermont

Brian Marsella's iMAGiNARiUM comes to Masonic Hall

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Local man receives deferred sentence

BENNINGTON — A local man has received a three-year deferred sentence after admitting to drug-related charges.Spencer E. Morse, 20, was charged after a woman told police in February that he …

Earth Matters participates in VTIPL Conference and "Divest the Globe"

MANCHESTER — Former Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Deb Markowitz will be the keynote speaker at the Vermont Interfaith Power and Light Conference, to be hosted at …

Rep. Olsen to step down; clerk seeks post

and Greg Sukiennikgsukiennik@benningtonbanner.com LONDONDERRY — The town clerk in Londonderry, Kelly MacLaury-Pajala, will seek appointment to the House seat being vacated by Rep. Oliver Olsen, …

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center wins prestigious honor for nursing

BENNINGTON — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's efforts to help high-risk, chronically ill patients make better decisions about their care and avoid hospitalization have been honored with …

PFOA suit plaintiffs must produce some medical records

BENNINGTON — The judge in a proposed class-action suit over PFOA contamination of properties around the former ChemFab Corp. plants has partially allowed a defense request seeking medical …
Local sports

New York soccer sectional seedings released

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Monday afternoon, four local high school soccer teams found out how they will begin their respective postseason roads when the seeds were announced for the Section II high …

SVC's Brandmeyer collects Third Runner of the Week

ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced its weekly award winners with Southern Vermont College senior captain Marc Brandmeyer claiming his third Men's Cross Country …

'Changing the Game' of youth sports

MANCHESTER — Winning. It's a highly-revered word. It's what every athlete strives to do. It's what every coach preaches to their players and it's what's expected every time stepping into …

Bulldogs rout Milton in D2 showdown

MILTON — What started as a battle to secure the top seed in Division II quickly turned into a rout as Burr and Burton scored 26 second-quarter points and racked up 608 yards of offense Friday …
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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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