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The leader of Vermont's trade organization for ski areas will leave his job this winter to run the National Ski Areas Association in Lakewood, Colorado.Parker Riehle, 50, who has been president of the Vermont Ski Areas Association since 2006, said … more
NORTH BENNINGTON — When Vermont regulators learned last year that the former ChemFab factory had polluted hundreds of wells in Bennington with perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA, the reaction was swift. Gov. Peter Shumlin assembled a press conference hours after the findings were released, an investigation was launched, and that same day state authorities began delivering bottled drinking water to affected residents. more
SUNDERLAND — A section of Sunderland Hill Road., one of the main throughways for the town of Sunderland, will be closed to through traffic for nine days starting on Sunday, Sept. 10 for railroad maintenance.Only local traffic will be permitted … more
MANCHESTER — Manchester's Riverwalk continues to grow thanks to the dedicated work of community volunteers, who recently welcomed the donation of a historic water turbine from the Manchester Historical Society.The turbine, originally from the … more
By Jim Therrienjtherrien@benningtonbanner.comPOWNAL — Opponents of the Vermont Council on Rural Development-sponsored Empower Pownal initiative have taken their suspicions and concerns about the program to a higher level in submitting a … more
POWNAL — A sample of mosquitoes collected from traps in both Pownal and Shaftsbury have tested positive for West Nile virus.Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were found in two pools collected from both towns on Aug. 18, according to the … more
BRATTLEBORO — Voters finally may get a chance to consider a four-town school district merger in Windham Southeast Supervisory Union.The union's Act 46 study committee has approved a proposal for combining districts in Brattleboro, Dummerston, … more
In this five-part series, Jim Therrien, who writes for New England Newspapers in Vermont and VTDigger, and VTDigger reporter Mike Polhamus examine the history of the Bennington plants and the impact of toxic chemical emissions on local … more
SPRINGFIELD — The former head of one of Vermont's largest prisons is suing the state to contest his firing.Former Southern State Correctional Facility Superintendent Mark Potanas was fired early this year after an internal investigation found … more
BENNINGTON — Usually the Bennington Recreational Center's pool isn't a place to find swimming dogs, but on Saturday afternoon the pool allowed dogs to dive in during the first annual "Fur Babies Pool Party."The event provided support for the … more
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