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Learning, persistence themes at BBA commencement

MANCHESTER — Education, and the responsibility that it imparts, was the underlying theme of Burr and Burton Academy's 185th annual Commencement ceremony, held Friday night at the school's …
Community News
Run raises $2K for United Counseling Service

BENNINGTON — More than 100 runners participated in United Counseling Services's 8th annual Go the Distance 5K run on Sunday, raising more than $2,000 for UCS Client Wellness. The run was held …

177 trout landed at Manchester Ranger District's 28th fishing derby

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MEMS PTO hosting Casino Night fundraiser April 6

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Editorials
Our opinion: Vermont's prison road trip needs to end

News comes from Montpelier that the state, dissatisfied with living conditions experienced by its out-of-state inmates in Pennsylvania, is looking to move those inmates somewhere else. Ideally, …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Time to ban single-use plastic shopping bags

To the Editor:The invention of plastic has transformed the way people live. It has been incredibly beneficial in many ways, in part because it is waterproof and nearly indestructible. The problem is …

Letter: Veterans thankful for gift of music

Letter: Congrats to Pinsonault for VFW honor

Letter: Thanks for hosting Taconic Music

Arts
Shanghai Quartet opening Taconic Music festival

MANCHESTER — A strong, memorable opening is an important part of any successful musical endeavor, whether it's a hit single or the first performance of a summer chamber music season. For its …

Charming, chatty 'Anne of Green Gables' wins over Weston

Pipeline Series to feature Williams, Oscar-winner Parsons

Bennington native Cale to discuss debut novel at Northshire

Area art venues offer patrons a deal

Local sports
Roundup: Belnap ties state record in hurdles at D-IV championships CHESTER — The Arlington track and field team competed at the Division IV state meet Friday afternoon.In the 100 m hurdles, Tess Belnap won with a time of 17.08 seconds, which tied a state …
Hoyt to become new MAU athletic director ARLINGTON — The Mount Anthony Union High School made their decision official for the new athletic director.The board approved the hiring of Arlington athletic director Ashley Hoyt at the school …
McCullough leads Mountain Lions to first win ARLINGTON — After starting the season 0-5, the Long Trail baseball team was just looking to get off the schneid somehow.Using a strong pitching performance from Will McCullough and some timely …
The Regional All-Stars Gala is coming soon We're less than two months out from the second annual Regional All-Stars Gala and things are heating up as the athletes and coaches are revealed!So far, 18 fall and 26 winter athletes and coaches …
Lifestyles
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 Bug off! No, not you! I am referring to the bugs, or more accurately, the insect pests that are beginning to bug me. Among these are the tiny flea beetles chewing holes in leaves of my radishes, the …
For some, going to the doctor is a group activity Walter Gardner knew his life was at risk: Nearly 100 pounds overweight, he had developed Type 2 diabetes and needed several prescriptions. Traditional medical appointments had little effect on the …
CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD: A veggie-packed summer dish It's time for another easy, healthy summer recipe — and another way to get some veggies in your body in the season of cheeseburgers, skewered meats and hot dogs inside voluminous bread and …
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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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