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Bennington, Vermont is located in Bennington County. Zip codes in Bennington, VT include 05201. The median home price in Bennington is $169,900 which is roughly $85/per square foot. More Bennington information.

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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Kids have a blast with 'Toy Hacking' workshop

Hands-on learners found themselves in a technological paradise on Tuesday at the Bennington Free Library, when Jenn Karson showed them the inner workings of electronic childrens' toys, and how they could "hack" them.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

North Bennington man accused of lying during deposition

A North Bennington man is accused of lying while under oath about what he witnessed another man allegedly do with a woman.

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The Bennington Banner

After trying to flush drugs, man faces charges

A man arrested in 2013's Operation County Strike is being charged with trying to flush Suboxone strips down a toilet after his probation officer discovered them in his shoe.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Errors on Vt. sex offender registry continue to delay expansion

Addresses of convicted sex offenders are still not publicly available online due to lingering concerns over the registry's accuracy Errors have called the reliability of Vermont's sex offender registry into question, a new state auditor's report found, and continue to delay the publishing of home addresses of convicted sex offenders on the ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Cycle club makes donation to begin 'Ninja Bike Path'

The 25-year old Bennington Cycle Club made a $1,000 donation to the town on Friday to help initiate the extension of the Walloomsac Pathway, known as the "Ninja Bike Trail," to connect various commercial, retail and recreational segments of Bennington.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Telemedicine takes off at Vt. hospital

Patricia Davis is discussing her rheumatoid arthritis during an appointment with her doctor, but he's at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and she is in Bennington at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.

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The Bennington Banner

Interactive map explains new recycling law

The State of Vermont's Agency of Natural Resources announced last week the launch of its Universal Recycling Materials Management Map, which is designed to help residents, businesses, and institutions reduce food waste and improve infrastructure.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Catamount Prowl sells 28 painted cat sculptures, raising $60,000

The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce put on its "Midsummer Night's Catamount Prowl and Auction" on Saturday night to sell off the products of a two-year community art project.

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The Bennington Banner

2015 - Year of the Arts in Vermont

The State Legislature proclaimed 2015 as the Year of the Arts in Vermont. Alex Aldrich, Executive Director of the Vermont Arts Council is excited about promoting art projects around the state in 2015.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

DNA links California inmate to golf pro's slaying

Prosecutors seeking to bring charges in the slaying of a Vermont country club golf pro nearly three decades ago got a break when authorities said DNA evidence had linked a California man to the crime.

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The Bennington Banner

SVHC plans to open same-day clinic in the fall

People in immediate need of a doctor -- but who don't need the emergency room -- may have another option this fall.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Cycle club makes donation to begin a Ninja Bike Path'

The 25-year old Bennington Cycle Club made a $1,000 donation to the town on Friday to help initiate the extension of the Walloomsac Pathway, known as the "Ninja Bike Trail," to connect various commercial, retail and recreational segments of Bennington.

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"4,000 Miles" a Satisfying Evening of Theater, Well Done at Oldcastle [Berkshire on Stage]

Larry Murray: Since summer began, it feels like we have traveled some 4,000 miles in search of great theater, so it was nice to come back home to Bennington, Vermont's Oldcastle Theatre after another busy week on the road.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Workshop sheds light on electricity, efficient energy use

Vermont Energy Education Program representative Lisa Holderness looks on as Trent Bolognani, 10, of Bennington creates energy by spinning the wheels of a bicycle during a workshop on electricity & the environment at Bennington Free Library Thursday.

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Albany Times Union

Men accused of torching camp over family feud

TROY Two Vermont men have been arraigned on felony charges for burning down a rural Pittstown camp to "put a scare" into the owner over an ongoing marital dispute.

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The Bennington Banner

Many frustrated at DRB's Shires Housing review

Those opposed to a $5.5 million housing project were not happy to hear many of their qualms would not be heard by the Development Review Board, even though the bylaws indicate those issues can be considered.

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The Bennington Banner

Cycle club, bike route planners preview 'Greenway' route

Members of the Bennington Cycle Club will be joining the Western New England Greenway committee for a bike ride on Wednesday, July 23, to preview the selected course for the multi-segment, multi-state bike route.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Bennington gets new Wi-Fi service

A new Wi-Fi service is up and running downtown. The free access is part of an effort by Vermont's Council on Rural Development to get communities connected.

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The Bennington Banner

SVHC Vna and Hospice transfers oversight to Rutland

After a year of planning, Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice's ownership and employment will be transferred to Rutland by Oct. 1. The Green Mountain Care Board, Vermont's health care oversight authority, issued a certificate Thursday authorizing the transition of SVHC's operations to the Rutland Area Visiting ... (more)

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The Bennington Banner

Young pianists converge in Bennington

With accommodations for 42 campers and a staggering total of 30 pianos placed strategically in bedrooms, hallways, closets and even the laundry room, Polly van der Linde's home on Catamount Lane invites the students of her Summer Sonatina piano camp to completely immerse themselves in music for up to five weeks at a time.

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