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  1. Education officials approve proposed school district mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Bennington Banner

    The board on Tuesday signed off on a proposal to merge Essex, Essex Junction and Westford school districts, under Act 46, with a unanimous vote in Barre. The recently passed Act 46 law aims to tackle the state's declining student population and rising property taxes by providing tax incentives to districts that merge voluntarily.

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  2. Vermont police: Man on train had 2,250 bags of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Bennington Banner

    BURLINGTON >> Prosecutors say a New Jersey man faces federal drug trafficking charges in Vermont after police say they seized about 2,250 bags of heroin from him at the train station in Essex Junction. Authorites say the Vermont State Police Drug Task Force suspected that 23-year-old Jonathan Nisbett of Newark, New Jersey, was involved in distributing heroin in Vermont.

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  3. Vermont police: Man on train had 2,250 bags of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Bennington Banner

    BURLINGTON >> Prosecutors say a New Jersey man faces federal drug trafficking charges in Vermont after police say they seized about 2,250 bags of heroin from him at the train station in Essex Junction. Authorites say the Vermont State Police Drug Task Force suspected that 23-year-old Jonathan Nisbett of Newark, New Jersey, was involved in distributing heroin in Vermont.

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  4. Bennington just one win away from championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Bennington U10 Little League All-Star Nat Greenslet is greeted by his teammates during Saturday's state tournament game against Essex. Bennington picked up two wins in two days to advance to the state championship game next weekend.

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  5. Bennington Baseball Park the star hosting U10 state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> With four districts in Vermont, the 9-10-year-old tournament rotates within each to give all corners of the state a chance to host the event. Every four years, District 2 - which only has two teams, Bennington and Brattleboro - hosts the event, and it all comes down to which team wins their five-game series.

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  6. Rock star gives $100,000 to GMO defense fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Canadian rocker Neil Young joined Gov. Peter Shumlin in Essex Junction on Sunday to voice his support for Vermont's GMO labeling law, which requires food produced using genetic engineering to say so on the packaging. Shumlin praised Young's announcement that he would make a $100,000 donation to the Vermont Food Fight Fund, established to defend Vermont's law from opponents who wish to see it overturned in court.

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  7. Rocker Neil Young offers support to Vermont food label lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Young, who performed in concert Sunday at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, appeared earlier with Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin and donated $100,000 to a fund devoted to defending Vermont's genetically modified organism, or GMO, labeling law from legal challenges. "It's a huge gift, and we need more like them," he said, to help defray the costs of a legal battle that Attorney General Bill Sorrell has estimated could cost the state as much as $8 million.

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  8. Arlington water bond vote passes 192-99Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    ARLINGTON >> Voters in Arlington approved by a 2-1 margin on Wednesday a bond that will allow the town to acquire Arlington Water Company. The town announced the results of the 192-99 vote after polls closed at 7 p.m. The topic had been hotly debated at a public hearing the week before, with some residents saying that the town would be better able to keep rates down than a private company, with others arguing that if the company ceases to be profitable, it would likely be up to the taxpayers to pick up the difference.

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  9. Arlington residents to vote on acquiring water companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Keith Squires and Joe Duncan give a presentation on the upcoming vote to the residents of Arlington on Wednesday evening ARLINGTON >> The voters of Arlington will decide next week whether the town should purchase and operate the private Arlington Water Company. The town held the final public hearing before the vote on Wednesday, which was very well attending by supporters and opposition of the measure alike.

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  10. Roundup: MAU, BBA race at Essex InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    ESSEX JUNCTION >> On Saturday, teams from across the state of Vermont descended on Essex High School for the Essex Invitational, which also serves as the New England qualifier. Both Mount Anthony Union High School and Burr and Burton Academy competed in the event, with athletes from both schools placing on the podium and qualifying for the New England meet in a few weeks times.

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  11. Lt. Governor Phil Scott talks about the legislature at BCRC annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The legislative sessions are too long, not enough laws work to improve the economy, and there are too many regulations for small business owners to keep up with, said Lt. Governor Phil Scott.

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  12. Lt. Governor Phil Scott talks about the legislature at BCRC annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The legislative sessions are too long, not enough laws work to improve the economy, and there are too many regulations for small business owners to keep up with, said Lt. Governor Phil Scott.

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  13. Woman accused of stabbing former boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Police say 20-year-old Caitlyn Fregeau of Bakersfield is accused of attempted manslaughter in the stabbing of 19-year-old Trevor Sweet of Richford early Sunday. Fregeau's current boyfriend, 21-year-old Tanner Hart of Essex Junction, has been accused of being an accessory after the fact and careless and negligent driving.

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  14. Woman accused of stabbing former boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Police say 20-year-old Caitlyn Fregeau of Bakersfield is accused of attempted manslaughter in the stabbing of 19-year-old Trevor Sweet of Richford early Sunday. Fregeau's current boyfriend, 21-year-old Tanner Hart of Essex Junction, has been accused of being an accessory after the fact and careless and negligent driving.

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  15. BVHC takes steps toward building new centerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    ARLINGTON >> The Battenkill Valley Health Center on Thursday announced that they have taken the next step toward opening a new health center in Arlington, which will include mental health and dental services. At a meeting of the Arlington Select Board earlier this month, the BVHC and the town of Arlington entered into a 100-year ground lease agreement for land previously occupied by Dietrich's Trailer Park, on Route 7A.

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  16. Another view: Vermont needs to reverse manufacturing lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    There was some good news this week from the Vermont Department of Labor the state's unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of 1 percent in February to 3.9 percent. That's the first time it's been below 4 percent since May 2007, before the start of the Great Recession.

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  17. Founder honored as Girls on the Run Vermont continues to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    BRATTLEBORO >> Last month, Nancy Heydinger displayed a pink "Girls on the Run" cape atop the 19,341-foot peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.

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  18. Train car derailment closes crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    The accident happened early Friday. By 6 a.m., several crossings were open, but Main Street was expected to be closed until about 1 p.m. The Burlington Free Press reports some train cars derailed; it wasn't immediately clear how many and what the cargo was.

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  19. Vermont holds spring snow goose hunt to reduce populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont and seven other states are holding spring snow goose hunting season to help cut down on the growing population that officials say is destroying habitat. Vermont's season runs from March 11 to April 24. Officials say the breeding population of snow geese has grown from about 50,000 birds in the mid-1960s to 900,000 today that has resulted in damage to farm crops and marsh vegetation from Quebec to North Carolina.

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  20. Vermont holds spring snow goose hunt to reduce populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont and seven other states are holding spring snow goose hunting season to help cut down on the growing population that officials say is destroying habitat. Vermont's season runs from March 11 to April 24. Officials say the breeding population of snow geese has grown from about 50,000 birds in the mid-1960s to 900,000 today that has resulted in damage to farm crops and marsh vegetation from Quebec to North Carolina.

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