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  1. Child protection agency chief recommends changesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... State Sen. Richard Sears, the committee's co-chairman, said he'd seen the report but hadn't studied it. Sears, D-Bennington, questioned the decision not to separate DCF's child protection duties from its financial services work, but he agreed with ...

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  2. Investigators suspect dogfighting in Vt. animal cruelty caseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Rotting, decaying flesh, missing body parts and pit bulls in misery: that is what investigators say they found last week when they responded to a report of animal cruelty at the home of Bennington man Dereck Jensen. "This level of cruelty is difficult to imagine," Bennington County State's Attorney Erica Marthage said.

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  3. Police News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    State Police said a blown tire caused a Bennington man to lose control of his vehicle on Route 9 Tuesday morning and crash into guardrails. The driver of the 2001 Pontiac Sunfire involved was Thomas Bessette, 19, who received minor injuries to his hip and hand.

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  4. Vermont Gov Praises Planned Parenthood Despite Child Rape CoverupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    ... and my friend said that you guys would have to tell my parents," one investigator told a clinic worker from Bennington, VT . "But my boyfriend's 22. Could he just sign whatever it is, and you wouldn't have to tell anybody about anything?" "Me and my ...

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  5. Some pitbulls from abuse case recovering with rescue organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTEN-TV Albany

    BENNINGTON, Vt., - A total of eight pitbulls, including four puppies, are currently recovering from what police say, was extreme abuse. Police say 17 dogs were removed from two Bennington properties this month.

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  6. Drugs a concern: Opiates on the rise locally, but so is helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Deerfield Valley News

    ... and structure the individual's program will need. Most of Park's patients in the program come from the larger Bennington area, while others come from as far as Rutland and Burlington. Now a decade into working with addicts, Park said that he has ...

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  7. Speaker advocates for girls in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    ... Villa home for girls in Kabale, Uganda, spoke at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse on School Street in Bennington on Sunday evening. The event was organized by the Bennington branch of the American Association of University Women. Kiaran ...

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  8. Teen accused of stealing beer from restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    Christopher Atkins, of Shaftsbury, pleaded not guilty to embezzlement and was released under the conditions that he come to court when scheduled. According to an affidavit by Bennington Police Officer Lawrence Cole, on July 10 he spoke to Lindy Lynch, co-owner of Kevin's Restaurant in North Bennington, who said Atkins had stolen beer from the restaurant.

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  9. School News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    Dylan Krawczyk of Bennington has been named a 2014 URI 101 Mentor. URI 101 Mentors play an influential role helping first-year students in their transition to college.

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  10. Vt. Transportation Board to visit 8 college campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    ... report to both VTrans and the Vermont Legislature. The Board also will post the report on its website. * Nov. 13: Bennington College, 6:30 p.m., The Symposium, Center for the Advancement of Public Action, 1 College Drive, Bennington. People who ...

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  11. Welcome, Leaf PeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    The term "Leaf Peeper," according to Wikipedia, is used "both with appreciation and with disdain ." The leaf peepers were a welcome site at the Bennington Battle Monument and in town this weekend.

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  12. Letters: Those who vandalized wildflower trail should be ashamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Bennington Banner

    For five years now, a small group of volunteers has been working to create a wildflower garden in the pine grove next to the Bennington Museum. This has involved thousands of hours of very hard work, and the George Aiken Wildflower Trail, as it's called, is becoming a large and interesting public garden for all the people of Bennington to enjoy.

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  13. New Bill Gives Hope To Lyme CommunityRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | PRWeb

    ... e is pooled together to formulate customized treatment plans. The Stram Center has two locations - Delmar, NY and Bennington, VT. For more information visit http://www.StramCenter.com .

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  14. 17 dogs removed from property as Bennington Police investigate animal cruelty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WTEN-TV Albany

    BENNINGTON, Vt., - The Bennington Chief of Police calls a recent animal cruelty case the worst he's ever seen. Authorities say they discovered 17 pitbulls at two separate Vermont properties.

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  15. Walk to End Alzheimer's hits fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Bennington Banner

    ... to the pavilion. AAVC executive director Martha Richardson, who was in attendance at the event, said that the Bennington walk is one of five across the state. The other four are in Brattleboro, Rutland, St. Johnsbury, and the flagship walk is at the ...

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  16. Pre-K expansion could have a very large budget impact' on SVSURead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Bennington Banner

    ... to the bill, which was signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin in May, as an unfunded mandate. Asked by board member and Bennington representative George Sleeman to clarify what he meant by that, Culkeen said that, "We have to use our current budget to pay for ...

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  17. SVC president Karen Gross optimistic in 'state of the college' addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Bennington Banner

    ... students, with the intention of increased civic engagement. The SGA is also working with other colleges and the Bennington community to give students an opportunity to reach out and share resources. Welcome to your discussion forum: Verified ...

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  18. Rodney F. Bohl, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | IBerkshires

    ... Dorothy Baird of Sebois Plantation, Maine, and Barbara Carsno of North Adams; two brothers, William Bohl of Bennington, Vt., and John Bohl of New York state, and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Charles Bohl. FUNERAL NOTICE - ...

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  19. Public is invited to help design North Street parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Bennington Banner

    Interested area residents are invited to an outdoor brainstorming session Tuesday to come up with ideas on how to use the park on North Street, behind the former Merchant's Bank. Called a "design charrette," the event begins at 5:30 p.m. said John Shannahan, executive director of the Better Bennington Corp. He advises that attendees bring a blanket and warm clothes.

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  20. Recovery Walk marches down Main StreetRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Bennington Banner

    The Turning Point Center of Bennington County organized a march of roughly 60 people down Main Street on Saturday to raise awareness about addiction and recovery services with the inaugural 'Recovery Walk.' With the sponsored help of the Vermont Recovery Network and Burlington Labs, Turning Point wants to make the recovery walk an annual event.

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