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Shaftsbury, Vermont is located in Bennington County. Zip codes in Shaftsbury, VT include 05262. The median home price in Shaftsbury is $295,000. More Shaftsbury information.

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39 min ago | The Bennington Banner

Cost of elementary education: How school districts in region compare

Those who follow schools in Vermont are most likely familiar with two numbers that are often talked about: NECAP test scores and a school's cost per student.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Charges filed in May rollover crash

Misdemeanor charges have been filed against a Pownal woman who in May crashed her vehicle into two houses on Route 346.

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The Bennington Banner

Southshire Challenge seeks businesses, schools to participate

With last year's very successful Southshire Challenge in the rear window, the program's steering committee is looking for schools and businesses to participate in the 2014-2015 edition of the program.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Roses to the fun, educational summer programs for kids at Bennington Free Library

ROSES to the innovative summer programs for kids at Bennington Free Library. This week there was a toy hacking workshop that allowed the young attendees to learn about circuitry and how small electronics work by giving them the chance to take apart and put back together old toys.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Manchester Journal

Arlington Rec Park vandalized

On July 21 Vermont State Police responded to the Arlington Rec Park for a vandalism complaint.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Bennington Banner

New town administrator appointed in Shaftsbury

After an executive session, the select board offered the position to current zoning administrator David Kiernan, of Sunderland, who accepted the nomination.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Harriss running for state representative

Valerie Legh Harriss is announcing her candidacy for State Representative for the Rutland-Bennington District which includes the towns of Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rupert, Tinmouth, and Wells.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Police arrest four at Midnight Madness

Four people were issued citations at Midnight Madness Thursday, three for being involved in a fight and one for unsafe driving.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Local students attend prestigious summer dance programs

Five area dancers who study with Berkshire Dance Theatre have been accepted into renowned summer dance intensives in New York City, Austin, Texas, and Boston, Massachusetts.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Hoosick Falls woman accused of stealing from employer appears in court

SHAFTSBURY, Vt.-A Hoosick Falls woman charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a local business appeared in court Friday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury town administrator Becker to resign

At Monday's meeting of the Shaftsbury Select Board, longtime town administrator Margy Becker announced that she will be resigning from the position, effective July 23. Select board chairman Tim Scoggins said that Becker would be returning to her roots in New Hampshire, and the town had already begun looking for a replacement.

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Manchester Journal

Danby auto thefts lead to charges

A 20 year-old Danby resident has been charged with two counts of grand larceny, as well as several other charges, following the theft of two cars over the weekend.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Second Chance seeking land for expanded facility

A recent proposed site for a new home having not worked out, Second Chance Animal Center is looking for a parcel of land for a new state-of-the-art facility.

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The Bennington Banner

Lecture on Frost's 'The Oven Bird'

Robert Frost's 'The Oven Bird'" will be the focus of the program scheduled for July 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the "Sunday Afternoons with Robert Frost" series at the Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Tuesday

On Tuesday, July 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hildene will host a "Native Pollinator Walk and Talk: Field Identification and Habitat Enhancement" with organic farmer, John Hayden, of The Farm Between.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Manchester Journal

Car thefts in Danby lead to charges

A 20 year-old Danby resident has been charged with two counts of grand larceny, as well as several other charges, following the theft of two cars over the weekend.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Prudential Committee unsuccessfully seeks cut in SVSU assessment

North Bennington Prudential Committee member Ray Mullineaux asked the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union board at their meeting last week to reduce North Bennington's SVSU assessment for FY14 by roughly $27,000, a motion that was defeated 4-5.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Fresh Air Fund children arrive to spend time with local families

Betsy Woods welcomes Shantel Parsons, 8, and Jordan Banks, 7, as they get off the bus from New York City.

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Manchester Journal

Health Matters

Consider for a moment you receive a call that your elderly grandmother, who has been fairly healthy, has recently been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease.

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