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Telemedicine brings a wider team approach to SVMC

BENNINGTON — With telemedicine, the team concept of delivering health care has grown at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to include practitioners who might never set foot in Bennington."The very first time we turned it on, the patient had a …
Opinion
Wind noise should be overseen by state, not developer

Several years ago, a company based in Maine wanted to build a biomass/wood pellet manufacturing facility in Pownal at the former Green Mountain Race Track. What followed was more than a year of public hearings, permit applications, and …

What kind of government do we have?

The high cost of single-payer health care

The emoluments clause of concern

Lifestyles
Ripe for the picking: Everything you need to know about strawberry season

There is nothing like biting into one of the first strawberries of the season, perhaps still warm from the sun in the field of a pick-your-own farm. The sweet, strawberry scent as you hold it by the crown to bring it to your mouth ... and then the …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: V-a-c-a-t-i-o-n for your houseplants

Health Matters: Ticks and tick-borne diseases

Wait, is that black frozen yogurt?

Entertainment
Travel books, from literary pilgrimages to beer tours

NEW YORK — Whether you're an armchair traveler, a road tripper or a frequent flier, books about travel can inspire and inform. Here are a few out this season on a variety of travel themes.— "Great American Railroad Journeys." This book …

ITV Screening welcomes stars via Skype

The Sonicals come to Bennington

From bleeps of 'Pong' and 'Mario,' game music comes of age

Peter Criss, Kiss' founding Catman, saying goodbye to stage

National News
Analysis: GOP changes its tune on crafting bills in secret

WASHINGTON — Hypocrisy has always been a vital lubricant to making the gears turn in Washington. Give politicians some power and a job to get done, and they quickly forget their righteous critiques of the seamy practices they denounced when …

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

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Long Trail's Steven Dear to step down

DORSET — The Long Trail School will begin searching for a new Head of School immediately, following the decision of current head Steven Dear to step down a year earlier than planned due to recent health concerns."For health reasons, I've …

Shaftsbury gets $14k toward road projects

SHAFTSBURY — The town has been invited to participate in a grant project designed to improve the quality of Vermont's waterways by giving municipalities the resources needed to properly manage roads.The town has been awarded $14,100 as part of …

Homebrewers lining up for annual fest

BENNINGTON — Tickets are now on sale for one of downtown Bennington's most popular summer events.The third annual Four Corners North Homebrew Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. Some 50 home-brewers from around the …

Bank fraud trial set

BENNINGTON — A trial in federal court in Burlington will be held in November for a Connecticut couple who allegedly defrauded several financial institutions out of over $1 million.Alison Gu, 41, and Matthew C. Abel, 45, have each pleaded not …

Seniors can walk after prank

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — Students involved in a senior prank will be able to participate in graduation after making amends with school district administrators, officials and faculty.Graduation privileges and National Honor Society status have …
Local sports

Robidoux tabbed to lead SVC's volleyball programs

BENNINGTON - Southern Vermont College Interim Director of Athletics Sharief Hashim made the announcement on Wednesday that Pat Robidoux has been hired as the new head coach for the college's men's and women's volleyball programs.Robidoux comes to …

BBA's Lord named Gatorade Player of the Year

MANCHESTER — When Georgia Lord woke up on Monday morning, she saw a very interesting message on her phone. It was a Twitter notification from the sports site Hudl, congratulating her on winning the 2016-2017 Gatorade Vermont Girls Soccer …

Post 13 comes out on short end against Post 5

BENNINGTON — The Bennington Post 13 Legion baseball team may be 0-4 to start the season, but coach Jamie Carey sees the light at the end of the tunnel."A lot of great things are happening with this team and we're under development right now, …

SVC's Newton going back to her roots

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College athletic department is on the hunt for a new cross-country and outdoor track and field coach.Coach Kathleen Newton has moved on from the Mountaineers to take a full-time job at Williams College as an …
World News

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

IRBIL, Iraq — The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba late Wednesday night when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures, according to Iraq's Ministry of Defense.The …

Van attack on London Muslims suggests new polarization

LONDON — The rash of deadly terror attacks that has rattled Britain in recent months took an ominous new turn on Monday as Muslim worshippers became targets during the holy month of Ramadan, mowed down by an attacker who plowed a van into a …

Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

BEIRUT — Uncertainty and confusion surrounded the fate of the head of the Islamic State group Friday as Russia announced it may have killed him in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's self-declared capital in …

Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower

LONDON — Grief turned to outrage Friday over a deadly high-rise tower fire in London amid reports that materials used in the building's renovation could have fueled the inferno that left dozens dead and missing as it decimated the public …

Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

LONDON — London firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to …

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