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  1. Annual Vermont Farm Show runs Tuesday through FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Bennington Banner

    ESSEX JUNCTION, VT. >> The annual Vermont Farm Show is kicking off this week in Essex Junction with tractors, agricultural products and animals on display.

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  2. Keelan: Where is the common sense?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    According to the Vermont Speaker of the House, the Governor and the state's Attorney General, Vermont will have proposed legislation in 2016 allowing for the growing, sale and recreational use of marijuana. The legislation's proponents, opponents, lobbyists, state officials and legislators will be deeply engrossed in this controversial topic.

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  3. Churches find 'Building Moral Economy' a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    The first proposition came when Vermont Interfaith Action - a grassroots coalition of several dozen Green Mountain religious congregations - was seeking a way to help people squeezed by income inequality: Why not urge state leaders to tally up a budget that, for debate's sake, reveals the real cost of all needed public services, rather than just start annual negotiations with an already pared-down plan? Now introducing that idea at churches and synagogues through a "Building Vermont's Moral Economy" campaign, the group is facing other questions.

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  4. Fisher School teacher named Outstanding Science Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    ARLINGTON >> Fisher Elementary School teacher Patricia Preseault will be named one of 2015's Outstanding Science Teachers by the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering. Each year, VASE announces one primary and one secondary teacher to receive the honor, which has been given out since 2000.

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

    Aug 19, 2015 | 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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  6. Vermont police: Man on train had 2,250 bags of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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