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Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

Garden gets its season's start Americorps organizes youth groups ...

Noah Marks, 6, of Eagle Bridge, N.Y. helps Maddi Nagel as they work together in the Morgan Spring Community Garden on Gage Street in Bennington on Saturday afternoon during the Global Youth Service Day.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Bennington, VT, Family, Kids

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Woman-owned businesses on the rise in Bennington County

Two Bennington County moms who recently started small businesses make up two of Vermont's estimated 22,200 women-owned firms.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Small Business, Personal Finance, Dorset, VT, Bennington, VT, tick, Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Roses to chamber trip that schooled students on the Statehouse

ROSES to the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce's annual "Day Under the Dome" trip on Tuesday for which some residents paid $30 to sponsored a local student to experience the Vermont Statehouse, sit in on the House of Representatives and have an audience with the governor.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Arlington, VT, North Bennington, VT, Shaftsbury, VT, Education Etc., Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Police ID Brattleboro officer who fired fatal shot

Vermont State Police say Brattleboro Police Sgt. Mark Carignan killed Michael Santiago, 35, last week at America's Best Inn on Putney Road.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Vermont, Windham County, VT

Boston.com

Police name Vermont cop who shot, killed suspect

State police say Mark Carignan of the Brattleboro Police Department shot 35-year-old Michael Santiago of Brattleboro on April 4 as he and other officers executed a search warrant at a motel.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Windham County, VT

The Bennington Banner

'Safe Steps' teaches children life skills

Starting April 22, the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center will offer a new, free educational program for children ages 2 to 5 years old.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Kids

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Bennington Banner

One in 10 children

It's a beautiful April morning. The sun is shining, it's not snowing, and the sap is definitely running today! You have a brief moment in your hectic schedule to step outside, take a breath and enjoy the warm air.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Manchester Journal

Train study presented

Jim Sullivan, the executive director of the Bennington County Regional Commission and Costa Pappis, with the Vermont Agency of Transportation led a meeting about the New York and Vermont Bi-State intercity passenger rail study last Thursday at Arlington Memorial High School.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government

Manchester Journal

Panda's closing sparks rumors

Owing multiple years rent. Prostitution. Using raccoon meat in cooking. Heroin deals.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Bennington Banner

Local food plan lays out 35 projects

A plan on how to optimize the local food system lists 35 projects and which local organizations are in the best position to do them.

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Related Topix: Bennington College, Bennington, VT, Agriculture, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Thursday

Community Access to the Arts artists will have an exhibit in the Stone Hill Center of the Clark Art Institute.

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Related Topix: Events, Recreational Vehicle, Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University, Williams College, University of Vermont

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shaftsbury man accused of injuring state trooper's thumb during arrest

A Shaftsbury man is facing a felony charge for twisting a state trooper's thumb during an arrest that involved the use of Tasers and pepper spray.

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Related Topix: Shaftsbury, VT

The Bennington Banner

Judge orders man to Vermont for murder charge

The man charged with killing a Manchester golf professional in 1986 has been ordered back to Vermont to face trial.

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Related Topix: Manchester, VT

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Manchester Journal

Police News in Brief: Suspected DUI

On March 24, at approximately 2:45 p.m., state police responded to Ball Mountain Road for a one-vehicle crash.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VT, Shaftsbury, VT

Manchester Journal

Death meets taxes

There are winners and there are losers when it comes to taxes, said Rep. Jeff Wilson, last Monday night at a forum on taxes held at the Park House.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VT, Benning (Washington, DC), Windham County, VT, Montpelier, VT, Vermont

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Take advantage of Career Week's many opportunities

This is the second year for the wide-ranging collaborative effort that combines efforts of local schools and colleges, Bennington County Industrial Corporation, the Department of Labor, and the media.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Vermont, Bennington, VT, Manchester Center, VT, Arlington, VT, Opinion

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Oma's Caf Express offers more than coffee

Buying a cup of coffee on the way to work is often a quick stop at a fast-food drive thru.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Baked Goods, Bread

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Mezzo-soprano Katherine Beck to perform Sunday

Mezzo-soprano Katherine Beck and pianist Donald McMahon of Bennington will give a recital on Sunday, March 23 at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church, joined by Kerry Ryer-Parke and Keith and Robin Kibler of Williamstown.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Williamstown, VT, Williams College, Symphony, Arts, Opera

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Group names Home Depot employer of the year in ceremony

Home Depot has been named employer of the year by a local workforce development group.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, North Bennington, VT

Manchester Journal

Planners ponder Depot Street changes

Mark Anders, the regional planner/transportation manager of the Bennington County Regional Commission, gave a presentation of a conceptual design of what the corridor could look like during the Planning commission's meeting Monday night.

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