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  1. Pownal purchases new chopper for mulchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | The Bennington Banner

    ... large impact over time," she said. The chopper also lasts years, and reduces labor costs. Before getting the device, Pownal still stabilized exposed soil, but workers spread hay and straw in places like new ditches and culvert replacements by hand, ...

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  2. Pownal man accused of deliberately ramming off-road vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | The Bennington Banner

    A 46-year-old Pownal man faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and gross negligent operation after police say he rammed an occupied off-road utility vehicle with his truck on Main Street Friday night. Vermont State Police say Richard Snide purposefully rammed a Can-Am Commander, driven by an 18-year-old Pownal man with an 18-year-old Shaftsbury man as a passenger, as it was traveling on the road.

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  3. Act 46 clock ticking as deadline approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Bennington Banner

    ... the act will function. The state Board of Education's final plan in connection with the act calls for the Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury and Woodford districts to merge by July 1, 2019 into a new union district, known as the Southwest Vermont ...

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  4. Dewar joins board of Meals on WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Bennington Banner

    Jenny Dewar of Pownal has joined the board of Meals on Wheels of Bennington County. She will team up with current board members Seline Skoug, Kathleen McBrien, Tina Gallant, Katherine Keys, Kathy Hipple, and Carrie Bombria as well as Executive Director Ilsa Svoboda to continue and move forward the mission of Meals on Wheels.

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  5. Sculptors Watson, Smith featured in new showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Manchester Journal

    "Clear Mind" by North Pownal native Gregory Smith is among the works that will be exhibited by stART Space at a show opening Dec. 15.PHOTO PROVIDED BY STARTSPACE "Clear Mind" by North Pownal native Gregory Smith is among the works that will be exhibited by stART Space at a show opening Saturday, Dec. 15. MANCHESTER - The stART Space abstract art gallery will feature sculptural works by Michael Watson and Gregory Smith in a show opening next weekend at the gallery in the Manchester Shopping Center on Depot Street.

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  6. Pownal board seeks town hall proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Bennington Banner

    ... submit proposals for one, two or all three of the potential projects. Because of a Nov. 6 town vote to support the Pownal Historical Society's proposal for a new town hall, the RFP includes the historical society's plan. The society's plan is to ...

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  7. Arlington move a growth opportunity for SVSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union; the SVSU, which has its own Act 46 merger to handle in Bennington, Shaftsbury, Pownal and Woodford, was given little in the way of advance notice. In addition, the Board of Education has mandated that Arlington ...

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  8. Suzanne Caraman fills vacant seat on Pownal boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Bennington Banner

    A vacant seat on the Select Board has officially been filled, weeks after the board voted on a replacement. Suzanne Caraman, a member of the board from May 2016 to March 2018, was sworn in last Thursday, replacing Jenny Dewar, a first-term board member who resigned last month.

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  9. Mark H. Sprague, owner of Far Beyond Woodworking, has made hundreds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Sucharzewski will summon Sprague to Wilmington. "Remember, we did that with the dining room table for the people in Pownal?" he said, looking over at his girlfriend. She nodded. "I was down here in 20 minutes." Sprague's entry into the furniture ...

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  10. Antique vases, available for sale, sit in the front window of Far...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Sucharzewski will summon Sprague to Wilmington. "Remember, we did that with the dining room table for the people in Pownal?" he said, looking over at his girlfriend. She nodded. "I was down here in 20 minutes." Sprague's entry into the furniture ...

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  11. School union seeks 2-year merger delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Bennington Banner

    ... have no clue what this [expected merger] is going to do financially," said Cindy Brownell, a member of the board from Pownal, who is married to Nelson Brownell. "None of us know. I just don't understand why they're expecting two [changes]. That's a ...

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  12. Pownal Select Board to consider issuing request for town hall proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Bennington Banner

    ... potential ways to replace the town's cramped, aging town hall. One of those projects was originally proposed by the Pownal Historical Society. Their plan is to move a circa-1840s schoolhouse on North Pownal Road to town-owned property on Center ...

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  13. Pownal remembers Bruce MartelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Bennington Banner

    ... miss him." Weber said she first met Martel and his wife, Caroline (George) Martel, when she became involved with the Pownal Rescue Squad. The clerk said both were key members of that organization for many years. According to his obituary, Martel was ...

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  14. Editorials from around New EnglandRead the original story

    Friday Nov 23 | Washington Times

    ... school for 50 years. But it also has a merger to deal with - the BOE-ordered merger of the Bennington, Shaftsbury, Pownal and Woodford school districts, which could not come to an Act 46 agreement on their own. We're not in a position to say the ...

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  15. Bruce J. Martel, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | IBerkshires

    Bruce Joseph Martel, 76, of Pownal, Vt., died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, N.Y. He was born in North Adams, Mass., on November 16, 1942, a son of the late Ralph William and Dorothy Evelyn Martel. He attended Williamstown schools, where he went to the Buxton School, and then graduated from Williamstown High School with the class of 1961.

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  16. Marvin E. Burdick, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | IBerkshires

    Marvin Elliot Burdick, 77, of Pownal, Vt., died Sunday, November 18, 2018, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, N.Y. He was born in Florida, Mass., on March 31, 1941, son of M. Lawrence and Alice Burdick. He attended schools in Florida and graduated from Drury High School.

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  17. State board votes to merge districts despite oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Education Week

    ... resources. The forced merger refers to the acting state education secretary's recommendation to merge the Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford districts into a grade pre-K-to-6 union elementary school district. The board will issue a final ...

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  18. Pownal economic committee gets to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | The Bennington Banner

    ... manufacture of Teflon and other nonstick substances. In 2016, PFOA contamination was found around industrial sites in Pownal and Bennington. "A lot of people are scared of Pownal" because of that contamination, he said. The committee discussed the ...

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  19. Man injured in police shooting pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A man who was shot and wounded by a Vermont state trooper has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including aggravated assault on a police officer. Troopers were called to his home in Pownal in October after receiving a report that the 48-year-old was intoxicated and had intentionally cut himself.

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  20. Arlington, Sandgate to join SVSURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2018 | The Bennington Banner

    ... forced merger refers to a recommendation from then-Acting Secretary of Education Heather Bouchey that the Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford districts be merged into a grade pre-K-to-6 union elementary school district. The state Board of ...

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