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  1. PFOAS: June 29 meeting on water lines, testing and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    The meeting will be held on June 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action Symposium. Bringing public water to Bennington and North Bennington residences and businesses with PFOA contaminated water supplies will cost an estimated $17 million, or $13.7 million and $3.2 million, respectively, according to two engineering reports under state review.

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  2. Rowley, Brownell clash at SVSU meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Two school board members, chairman Nelson Brownell and alternate Bennington representative Gene Rowley engaged in several heated exchanges at Wednesday's regular meeting of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union board. The first exchange occurred during a motion to authorize superintendent Jim Culkeen to approve nominations in the interim hiring period until the August board meeting.

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  3. Vt. and company remain in talks about paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The state and the company deemed potentially responsible for PFOA contamination are still in talks over how to pay connect impacted homes to public water, officials say. Officials with Gov. Peter Shumlin's office and the Department of Environmental Conservation met with Saint-Gobain Corporation representatives on Monday, according to Chuck Schwer, director of DEC's waste management and prevention division.

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  4. Racetrack owner: Contract dispute between him, brewfest producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> The owner of the former Green Mountain Racetrack says he is in a contract dispute with the producer of last month's brewfest, who has claimed event staff are still owed money. Stephen Soler, manager for the company that owns the Route 7 site and organizer of the Green Mountain Brewfest, declined further comment in an interview on Wednesday.

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  5. Green Mountain Brewfest staff say racetrack owner didn't payRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> About a dozen people who worked at a brewfest at the former Green Mountain Racetrack last month say the venue owner never paid them. Contract workers for the Green Mountain Brewfest say they have filed complaints with the state's Department of Labor against the racetrack's owner.

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  6. Fox to retire from Meals on WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Bennington Banner

    Bennington Banner Susan Fox, executive director for Bennington County Meals on Wheels, will be retiring from the role she's held for eight years. The board has launched a search for a new executive director with hopes to have a new one in place this fall.

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  7. MAU, Pownal boards pass along policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Two policies that have generated controversy passed both the Mount Anthony Union and Pownal school boards on Wednesday, moving them one step closer to being finalized. The first policy, which was up for adoption, was Policy #1020 "Visits to Schools," which speaks to the procedure that is to be followed when parents, community members, board members, and the press visit schools.

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  8. PFOA filtration system should be installed in Pownal by end of monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> A carbon filtration system that will remove PFOA from the water is expected to be installed at the Pownal Fire District No. 2 well by the end of the month.

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  9. Hiring of Pownal administrator focus of Thursday meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> Residents who want to know more about town leaders potentially hiring a town administrator will have a chance this week. Residents will be able to hear more about the role of a town administrator or manager, and ask questions, according to Select Board members.

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  10. Hoosick Fall, NY residents demand hearings, take to social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Bennington Banner

    They're demanding legislators hold hearings over the state's response to contamination, and calling for the passage of a new bill that would extend how long people have to file personal injury lawsuits. And a new social media campaign launched by residents aims to put faces to the PFOA blood test results, while calling out elected officials they say aren't doing enough.

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  11. Pownal bids farewell to drivers, busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Bennington Banner

    Bruce Burrington, drove for Pownal Elementary school for 25 years, today will be his last day driving for the school, along with 4 other bus drivers. POWNAL >> Typically, the last day of school is a time for celebration, but the mood was somber in Pownal on Friday, the final day Pownal's four bus drivers will be on the job.

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  12. Bennington County criminal court roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Bennington Banner

    Lacey M. Amann, 31, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty on June 6 to a felony count of grand larceny. She was released without bail under standard conditions.

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  13. State asks Shaftsbury to test for PFOA near landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Bennington Banner

    SHAFTSBURY >> The state has asked the town to test its landfill off of North Road for the potentially harmful chemical PFOA. PFOA, or perfluorooctanoic acid, has already been found in private wells around North Bennington and near Bennington's former landfill off Houghton Lane.

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  14. Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's CEO shares future plans with Williamstown communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | The Bennington Banner

    WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. >> Southwestern Vermont Health Care's President and CEO Thomas A. Dee visited Hops & Vines last Tuesday to share the organization's initiatives with town business leaders and community members.

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  15. Today's CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Bennington Banner

    Please submit calendar items to [email protected] at least seven days in advance of the event. We accept listings from non-profits and for events with free admission.

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  16. Woodford community member sought for Act 46 committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Bennington Banner

    WOODFORD >> The Woodford Hollow Elementary School Board continues to search for a community member to represent the town on the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union's Act 46 study committee. According to SVSU superintendent Jim Culkeen, no Woodford residents have requested to be considered for the committee in the month since the SVSU board announced that it would be expanding to include community members.

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  17. Shumlin to sign hazardous chemical bill Wednesday in North BenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | The Bennington Banner

    NORTH BENNINGTON >> As the governor signs new legislation on Wednesday aiming to address hazardous chemicals in drinking water, state environmental officials will be reviewing plans to extend water lines to homes affected by PFOA. Gov. Peter Shumlin will visit North Bennington to sign a bill that legislators say strengthens the state's laws around contamination and gives officials more power to go after polluters.

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  18. Pownal school honored for making great strides in serving breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | The Bennington Banner

    Pownal Elementary School receives an award for having the highest increase in students eating breakfast at school in the state. POWNAL >> Two schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union were named winners in the Breakfast After the Bell Challenge, with Pownal Elementary School taking home the top prize.

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  19. Retiring Bennington music teacher honored at final concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Retiring Molly Stark Elementary School music teacher Wendy Fagerholm conducted her final concert on Wednesday, leading a band comprised of students from all three Bennington elementary schools and the sixth grade at Mount Anthony Union Middle School. The students had only rehearsed as a group once, earlier that day, but their parents were thrilled to hear them perform, filling the gymnasium at the middle school.

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  20. SVSU board approves three tech-related expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union board approved a number of expenses on Wednesday related to technology improvements within the schools. As part of a project to upgrade the wireless internet across the SVSU, a request for proposals was prepared in March, said SU technology director Frank Barnes.

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