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Woman found dead had reported threat to police

ARLINGTON — A 42-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances, the Vermont State Police have reported.Police said they received a report of a dead body at 182 Warm Brook Road on …
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Police seek armed robbery suspect ARLINGTON — A suspect armed with a crowbar entered the Arlington Stewart's and demanded money from employees before running away from the scene late …

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Editorials
The one that got away?

ITVFest, after a successful two-year run in Manchester, is considering other locales for its October festival, and seeking a fairly significant outlay of cash — $250,000 a year for five years …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Don't ruin holidays with divisiveness

To the editor:It's that wonderful time of year when most, if not all of us, seem to be at our best, shifting our interests away from ourselves to doing for others.For many, the inspiration comes from …

Letter: Take the no plastics pledge

Letter: Green letter reflects an alarming trend

Letter: Wreaths across America day

Arts
Sculptors Watson, Smith featured in new show

MANCHESTER — The stART Space abstract art gallery will feature sculptural works by Michael Watson and Gregory Smith in a show opening next weekend at the gallery in the Manchester Shopping …

WinterWonderGrass bringing bluegrass, community vibe

Roots performer Grant Maloy Smith bringing history, humor to The Mill

Former Vt. Gov. Madeleine May Kunin's new memoir a rewarding journey

Another thoroughly modern murder mystery at the Wilburton

Local sports
BBA football expected to move into Division I MANCHESTER — After winning a pair of Division II championships in the past four years and going 38-4 since 2015, the Burr and Burton football team is expected to move up to Division I for the …
It's time for the third annual Regional All-Stars Gala! BENNINGTON — This year, the Banner and Journal are getting a jump-start on our Regional All-Stars event.Starting today, we will begin the reveal of our fall athletes for our third annual …
2018 Banner/Journal Golf All-Stars GolfJulia DapronBurr and Burton seniorDapron finished off her high school career in style with a third individual Vermont state championship, shooting an 80 — 10 shots better than anyone else …
Home sweet home: Eagles return to brand new Nest ARLINGTON — After the Arlington gym was rendered unusable after a water-main break last winter, the boys and girls basketball teams spent a lot of time on school buses, forced to practice at …
Lifestyles
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.
Visions of a Pavlova dance in my head ... I'm dreaming of a white you get it, the Christmas season is upon us and I'm dreaming of picture-perfect, fluffy, pure white mounds that drift and swirl, piling higher and higher! Oh, I'm sorry, did …
How to make a shrub: A taste of summer in the winter Many months ago, I went cherry picking at Lakeview Orchard in Lanesborough. I'm big into picking local fruit when it's ripe, freezing it, and baking or making pancakes with it for the next six …
Deer season: 'Never cook game past medium' It's deer hunting season in New England and the odds are, at some point, a brown butcher paper-wrapped package of game will find its way to your freezer or refrigerator. But, how do you cook …
2018 Regional All Stars

Teflon Town
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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