16 hrs ago
Fire destroys home in Bennington
Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a fire at a home in Bennington, Vt.
16 hrs ago
A Strange Disappearance of Bees
The premise of promise is at the core of Elena Hartwell's play, "A Strange Disappearance of Bees," now being presented in the region at Oldcastle Theatre Company's new space in downtown Bennington, Vermont.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Deerfield Valley News
Group brings the issue of smoke-free zones to selectboard
A panel of anti-smoking advocates presented a request to the selectboard, asking permission to hang signs in the town parks, declaring those spots as smoke-free zones.
Appeals dropped against Vt. Wal-Mart expansion
A developer has been cleared to start construction on a Wal-Mart expansion in Bennington, Vt., seven years after first proposing it.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bennington special ed teacher fired
In February, an audio recording of alleged verbal abuse against an autistic student surfaced at Bennington Elementary School, prompting a Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union investigation.
Cabot moving administrative staff to Waitsfield
Agri-Mark, which owns Cabot Creamery, is buying and renovating a 28,000-square-foot facility in the Waitsfield Industrial Park for $2.8 million.
Tue May 14, 2013
Vt. mobile home park faces foreclosure complaint
A mobile home park that has been under pressure from the Vermont town of Bennington and the state to fix problems with its water supply is now facing a foreclosure complaint.
Mon May 13, 2013
No injuries from two car collision
A two-vehicle accident Friday along Route 7A caused significant damage to the two vehicles involved but no injuries were reported.
Thu May 09, 2013
Massage parlors a front for prostitution in Rutland?
Far East Massage Therapy looks like a regular business from the outside. It's located in a friendly residential neighborhood in Rutland.
Cost of Care, Part 2
Health care is big business; just ask those who work at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Last year, revenues totaled more than $1.2 billion.
Suspicious package prompts evacuations in Burlington
The building was evacuated and police are awaiting the arrival of the hazmat team.
Police want to find woman with Vt. spa ties
Authorities are investigating a possible human trafficking and prostitution ring in Bennington, and now police say they are looking for a woman named Inson Everitt.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Vt. Senate approves compromise on aid-in-dying
The Vermont Senate on Wednesday passed a hybrid aid-in-dying bill under which stiff safeguards would be in place for terminally ill patients seeking lethal medication for the first three years, after which regulations would be lessened significantly.
North Adams Transcript
'Something Abides' - a Civil War book like no other
"Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont," by Howard Coffin, is a unique and fascinating book.
Wed May 08, 2013
4 plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers of millions at school in Bennington, Vt.
The former head of a Lenox school for troubled young women and his son and son-in-law are facing prison time and have agreed to pay back the state of Vermont and the U.S. government $3 million for what the U.S. Attorney's Office calls "egregious" tax and health care fraud connected to a Bennington, Vt., school they had operated.
Tue May 07, 2013
North Adams Transcript
FBI investigating 2 Bennington Vt. spas accused of prostitution and human trafficking
Local and federal authorities executed search warrants Tuesday afternoon at two massage parlors that may be involved with prostitution and human trafficking and include as many as 10 women.
Bennington man admits stealing from dead woman
Robert Baker, 43, pleaded guilty to wire fraud Tuesday. He was the special administrator for the estate of Nada Ledinko, who died in July 2011.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bennington musician caught robbing house
Police say a well-known musician from Bennington is also a burglar. Guitarist Nikki Lixx plays all over the northeast.
Fri May 03, 2013
To whom do our kids belong?
MSNBC recently ran a highly controversial promo in which Melissa Harris-Perry, one of their show hosts, floated the idea that our kids don't really belong to us, but rather to the community at large.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Burlington Free Press
Reach Up program focus of budget debate
With passage of its $5.23 billion budget bill Thursday, the Senate set up the points of contention on spending that senators, the House and the Shumlin administration will have to resolve next week -- if the Legislature is to adjourn May 11 as planned.