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Instead of the full "roses and thorns" today, let's focus on ROSES to members of the community moving forward the conversation about how to address problems related to addiction to heroin and other drugs in Bennington.
Infections have long been a problem in hospitals nationwide, but now a small facility in southern Vermont is using a new technology to keep its infection rates down.
A visiting reporter should not cause us to lose perspective about what we already know about Bennington: That this is a healthy, hardworking, and optimistic town comprised of thoughtful community members who make it a great place to live.
The Senate Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a broad bill aimed at diverting people from the criminal justice system and into drug treatment and other services.
Would you like to be able to hop on a train to take you from the Bennington area to points north or south? Bring your opinion to a meeting to be held at Arlington Memorial High School on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. to discuss a rail study and get community input.
Town meeting is over. Congratulations to Justin Corcoran and Michael Keane on their election to the select board.
Police say a man collided with a utility pole on North Branch Avenue. The pole snapped and left 2,700 homes in the dark.
The past year has been a hard one on Vermont employees. For example, IBM, Vermont's long-time top private employer laid off 419 workers from its Essex facility last summer and just announced another 140 jobs will go.
The Senate wants to send a message to Westford and residents of any other community thinking about "flipping" a public school to a private one using the same building to educate the same students: Hold off for two years.
Lawmakers are considering letting Vermonters keep more money they earn from part-time work while they collect unemployment insurance benefits.
"I want you, I need you, but there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you. But don't be sad, because two out of three ain't bad."
After months of hard work, the Woodford Planning Commission has released its proposed amendments to the Woodford Town Plan and zoning bylaws.
If beauty is truth and truth beauty, one need look no further than the front page photo of The New York Times, from Thursday March 6, Staring out at us is a photo of a young woman who resides in Bennington, Vt.
Monday evening featured a full slate of school board reorganizational meetings, as the Mount Anthony Union School Board met at 6:15 p.m. and the Bennington School District met at 7. The first order of business at the MAU meeting, which took place, as always, at MAU Middle School, was to name a new chairperson to replace the departing Sean-Marie ... (more)
On a dozen earlier trips through this historic and picturesque town, we had thought about stopping at the Old First Church.