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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 $275,000. More Shaftsbury information.

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13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury board acts in answer to threats

The Shaftsbury Select Board has taken action to ensure the safety of its board members after a heated exchange between a resident and the planning commission last week.

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Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

Report explores effect on taxes if Shaftsbury takes ID students back

At the request of the Shaftsbury Elementary School Board, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union CFO Rick Pembroke has compiled a set of data analyzing the impact should the district absorb Shaftsbury District 1, whose students currently attend school in North Bennington.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury residents honor 'Ordinary Hero' Ruth Levin

The Shaftsbury Historical Society named its first ever "Ordinary Hero" on Sunday, honoring longtime Shaftsbury resident, writer, and historical society founding member Ruth Levin.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Roses to chamber trip that schooled students on the Statehouse

ROSES to the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce's annual "Day Under the Dome" trip on Tuesday for which some residents paid $30 to sponsored a local student to experience the Vermont Statehouse, sit in on the House of Representatives and have an audience with the governor.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Manchester Journal

Miniature car, truck exhibit at Canfield

The Martha Canfield Library will host a special program on "Miniature Antique Cars and Trucks" on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. Kevin Kees of Shaftsbury will speak about his collection of antique cars and trucks in miniature and show examples.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Bennington Banner

'Day Under the Dome' introduces Hiland Hall students to the Statehouse

Students from Bennington's Hiland Hall School visited the Vermont Statehouse on Tuesday, where they met Gov. Peter Shumlin and were recognized by the House of Representatives.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Tuesday

Revel in the music of poetry at First Congregational Church at 7 p.m. This lecture-demonstration by pianist Michael Arnowitt explores the musical aspects of poetry, song lyrics, and literature.

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The Bennington Banner

Passing by: The Storehouse, 210 Buck Hill Road, Shaftsbury

This house is wary about you. It is set back from the road, quite a distance, on a rise, so it looks down at you, or you look up at it.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury man accused of injuring state trooper's thumb during arrest

A Shaftsbury man is facing a felony charge for twisting a state trooper's thumb during an arrest that involved the use of Tasers and pepper spray.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Manchester Journal

Police News in Brief: Suspected DUI

On March 24, at approximately 2:45 p.m., state police responded to Ball Mountain Road for a one-vehicle crash.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Bennington Banner

SVSU elects officers in close votes

The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union board met for the first time since elections earlier this month, and elected officers in what turned out to be two very close votes.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Letter: Shaftsbury Country Store is closing

For the past nine years you have been the colorful characters and unbelievable stories that have become our life.

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Manchester Journal

Library donation box robbed

The donation box at the Martha Canfield Library was the recent target of a burglary.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Weekend Briefing

Tired of all the snow and wet snow pants and mittens? Join us at the Cambridge Central School Gym every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. during the month of March for some indoor family fitness fun.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

House panels decide spending, taxes and pay

House budget writers found they could quickly agree Thursday morning that they wanted their tax-writing colleagues to come up with $4.4 million in new revenues to help balance the House version of next year's budget for state government.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Manchester Journal

'Faces of Bennington' at Bennington Museum Town identifies people in photo exhibit

Pat Shea dives for a soccer ball. Shortly after this photo was taken, Shea was tragically killed in a car accident.

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The Bennington Banner

Residents still open to garage possibilities

Selectman Tim Scoggins, who was elected chairman of the select board at their meeting on Monday, wrote and distributed a survey at Shaftsbury's town floor meeting on March 3 to gauge citizens' opinions on how the garage project should move forward.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury Select Board reorganizes, improves efficiency

The Shaftsbury select board met on Monday for the first time since Town Meeting and elected new officers after the departures of Chairwoman Karen Mellinger and Vice Chairman Carl Korman.

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The Bennington Banner

Chase leads to two heroin trafficking arrests in Bennington

A car from which where a man allegedly threw drugs into the parking lot of the Dunkin' Donuts on North Street led to police arresting two people in Shaftsbury for heroin trafficking.

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