• School choice and Act 46 - 08/24/2015 05:19 PM EDT
    (Chris Mays — Bennington Banner)
    Merger talks begin for Dorset, Manchester and Mountain Towns RED

    Dorset, Manchester and Mountain Towns RED boards react to new legislation
    08/27/2015 04:18 PM EDT
    LONDONDERRY >> School officials from several towns and a Regional Education District plan to look at whether to form a supervisory district, with an eye on the new education law and their communities' feelings. 
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    Brattleboro Retreat's Ride for Heroes raises $29K
    08/27/2015 12:49 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> Powered by the efforts of 47 peer-to-peer fundraisers known as "Ride Champions," the Brattleboro Retreat's 6th Annual Ride for Heroes, held Saturday Aug. 16, exceeded all fundraising records by netting more than $29,000 for the Full Story

    Brattleboro Baconfest set for Sept. 12
    08/27/2015 11:51 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the first ever Brattleboro Baconfest Hog Jog, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, in Guilford. The race is being held in conjunction with the second annual Full Story

    Town Green gets enhancements
    08/26/2015 05:27 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Renovations to the town green along Depot Street near the roundabout are underway, and when completed sometime later next month, will offer not only concrete sidewalks in place of pathways, but enhanced lighting, a permanent Full Story

    Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSB
    08/26/2015 02:31 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round of written testimony of state agencies and intervenors this past week regarding Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee's proposal to build an addition to the independent spent Full Story

    Flood hazard maps changing
    08/26/2015 12:44 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> A team of specialists from both the state and FEMA — the Federal Emergency Management Agency — will be conducting meetings early in September in both Manchester and Bennington to help home and business owners Full Story

    Brattleboro area residents eligible for energy rebates
    08/26/2015 09:54 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> Efficiency Vermont, Renewable Energy Resource Center, Renewable Energy Vermont and Clean Energy Development Fund have combined efforts to bring up to $5,500 in rebates to Vermonters who heat local Vermonters now have a Full Story

    Newfane's Four Columns Inn reopens
    08/26/2015 09:15 AM EDT - NEWFANE >> Since 1965 The Four Columns Inn has been the touch point of southern Vermont's cultural, artistic and culinary scene. The Inn and its restaurant have welcomed local and international luminaries such as Mick Jagger, Michael Douglas Full Story

    Brattleboro Memorial Hospital hosts seventh Touch-A-Truck
    08/26/2015 08:46 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> The 7th Annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It promises to be another fun year with lots of trucks for children to explore, as well as the Full Story

    FairPoint will seek deregulation under company 'reboot'
    08/25/2015 10:02 AM EDT - MONTPELIER >> The local president of FairPoint Communications says the new settlement with Vermont's ratepayer advocates will be a win for customers and help the company "reboot." Beth Fastiggi, the Vermont president for FairPoint, said the Full Story

  • Missing Brookline man found dead - 08/25/2015 10:02 AM EDT
  • MEMS Bus Routes 2015-16 - 08/24/2015 11:06 AM EDT
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    Girls named Destiny questioned in cliffside vandalism case

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray-painted a prom invitation on a southwest Idaho cliffside. Full Story
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    TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV. Full Story