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Dressed in blue, at right, Mary Bates Muckle, 73, of North Bennington stands at the four corners in Bennington telling passersby about "Wear Blue Fridays," a no-cost, easy way to show support for members of the American military stationed overseas.
The group had assembled to voice concerns over a recent amendment to the town's "Improper Use of Public Way and Abatement of Public Nuisances" ordinance.
The Vermont Arts Exchange presents "Spacing Out," an exhibition by four advancing printmaking students from Bennington College, in the Mill Gallery, located in The VAE's Sage Street Mill.
Fifth-grade Teacher Rachel Kipp said her students learned of the early November incident and immediately voiced their collective desire to help the victims.
According to Bennington Fire Chief Steve Crawford, the Bennington Fire Department used its ladder truck to rescue the two people who were then treated by the Bennington Rescue Squad and taken to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for evaluation.
Firefighters have rescued two people trapped on the roof of their home by fire in Bennington, Vt.
Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross wants to hear from Vermont's farmers. Ross is holding four "listening sessions," starting Tuesday in Newport, to "hear and discuss what's on the mind of farmers."
The annual Christmas Bazaar, Flea and Craft Market will be held on Saturday Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. There will be 20-plus tables, a silent auction, kid's craft-room available for making handmade Christmas presents all just in time for the holidays.
Fiddlehead at Four Corners owner Joel Lentzner panhandles outside his own premises, donating the money raised to local homeless services, in protest of an amended ordinance banning panhandling and restricting people sleeping in cars.
A Thanksgiving Day fire which five area fire departments battled Thursday afternoon was not caused by a cooking accident, according to officials.
Fire crews from several fire companies are at the scene of a large fire on Water Street in North Bennington.
Get into the holiday spirit by shopping for a cause this holiday season! VAE announces the Stark Hose Holiday Gallery, set to open Friday, Nov. 29, with an opening celebration to take place all day and into the evening on Saturday, November 30 until 7pm.
Members and friends of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1861 in Bennington prepare more than 1,000 Thanksgiving meals Wednesday for needy community members.