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  1. Roses & Thorns: Roses to Bennington Exposion event that showed off local arts and cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ROSES to the success of the inaugural Bennington Exposion event, an arts and cultural exposition held Wednesday at Mount Anthony Country Club in Bennington. The well-attended event was aimed to foster relationships between local artists as well as to promote the Bennington area as a cultural destination.

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  2. Eight-run inning propels PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... four. Don Morello came in for the save for the Indians, who improve to 3-0 in the Wasaren League and 6-1 overall. BENNINGTON >> The start of spring can only mean one thing for area runners - the Steve Zemianek Bennington Road Race is back. Taking ...

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  3. New store opens at 435 Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> There's a new shop opening on Main Street this year, and its owner hopes it will contribute to revitalizing downtown Bennington. Downtown Lost and Found thrift store will be the new business at 435 Main St. Owner Lindsay Strattman opened shop two days ago on a whim, and immediately she had dozens of visitors.

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  4. Mobile anesthesiologist provides dental services in BenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    Dr. Tyler Carmack stands beside anesthesiologist Ryan Larsen, at the Bennington Dental Center. Larsen, visiting from Montana visits the Bennington dental office every eight weeks to assist in appointments for patients who require sedation due to young age or anxiety.

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  5. Embezzlement charge against former Bennington Rural Fire Department chief dropped by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The state has dropped an embezzlement charge against the former Bennington Rural Fire Department chief - one that was refiled in July after first being dismissed by a judge. On April 8, the Bennington County State's Attorney's Office dismissed one felony count of embezzlement in an official capacity against Joseph T. Hayes, 45, of Bennington, without prejudice, meaning it could be filed again should the state choose to do so.

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  6. Community groups host summit on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    The event, which ran from 6 until about 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, covered some of the differences between the proposed Green Mountain Care health system, and the Affordable Care Act, and where the state should go after Gov. Peter Shumlin announced in December that it was "not the right time" for single-payer care. The organizations hosting the event were the Vermont Workers Center, the Vermont Center for Independent Living, 350 Vermont, the Bennington Free Clinic, Turning Point Center of Bennington, and Migrant Justice.

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  7. Vt. House advances bill placing new restrictions on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... being put forth here in this building to prevent gun violence in any shape or form," said Rep. Mary Morrissey, R-Bennington. The House bill is a slightly different version of the plan that passed the Senate. The House removed the Senate's conditions ...

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  8. Health Matters: Fall preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    ... to help defray installation costs for those may have trouble affording it. To find out more about Lifeline in Bennington and the surrounding areas, call 802-447-5089. Some people worry that getting a Personal Emergency Response System signals the ...

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  9. Accounts differ on who cancelled MapleMania and who supported replacement car showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> There are conflicting stories about who caused the cancellation of the upcoming MapleMania event as well as some apparent confusion as to who was supporting a replacement version of the Bennington Car Show. "It is with a heavy heart that we bring you the worst news imaginable about MapleMania: Due to the Better Bennington Corporation withdrawing its support for our event we cannot on such short notice operationally move forward with the event and therefore, MapleMania must be cancelled," read a post on the event's Facebook page, made Wednesday morning.

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  10. Second Chance to hold Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manchester Journal

    ... will be an update of plans to build a new shelter that will better serve the needs of the animals and people in Bennington County and the tri-state area. Attendants will also be able to view site and floor plans for the new building. "We look ...

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  11. Bennington Rotary Club announces winners of annual contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNNINGTON >> The annual Bennington Rotary Club's Four Way Test Speech Contest was held on March 26 at the Career Development Center. The Four Way Test asks four questions: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Is it beneficial to all concerned? This test was created in 1932 by Herbert J. Taylor who was asked to take over the Club Aluminum Company which was in financial crisis.

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  12. Arts EXPOsion celebrates local creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manchester Journal

    Community residents and businesses of Bennington and the local area gather together on Wednesday afternoon for the 2015 EXPOsion Bennington held at the Mount Anthony Country Club. The Exposion was an expo showcasing arts and cultural businesses of Bennington County and the surrounding areas.

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  13. Laws' release reignites concern about state sex offender statutes, registryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bennington Banner

    ... and homeless. Since then, there have been dozens of news reports about Laws' release. Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, and Rep. Maxine Grad, D-Moretown, the chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary committees, circulated a memo to legislators this ...

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  14. Area college students awarded academic honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Bennington Banner

    ... must be between 3.5 and 3.89. The president's list requires a 3.9 GPA or higher. ALBANY >> Samantha Mears from Bennington has been placed on the Sage College of Albany's dean's list for the Fall 2014 semester. Dean's honor list students obtain a ...

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  15. Bennington fish hatchery replenishes riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> With its 100th birthday coming up next year and its current status as the largest producer of stocked fish for the inland waters of Vermont, the Bennington Fish Hatchery provides not only a peek at the process through which water is stocked with fish, but also interaction with the fish themselves. The only places in Vermont the Bennington station doesn't stock are Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River, but wherever the fish do end up, it's for sport and sustainability.

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  16. Missionary Alliance Church relief work at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Christian and Missionary Alliance churches and personnel are responding with urgency to the deepening humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. Winter's bitter temperatures have increased the misery of millions displaced by the ongoing Syrian civil war and Islamic State combatants' brutal march across Iraq and Syria.

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  17. Bennington under highest alert for brush fire potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Bennington Banner

    Because of tinder dry conditions in the woods, exceptionally low humidity, strong mid-April sunshine and gusty winds, the National Weather Service has issued its highest-level alert for potential brush or forest fires. The red flag warning for Bennington County, Berkshire County in Massachusetts and eastern New York is in effect from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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  18. Thomas Jacobs appointed Bennington Select Board chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Bennington Banner

    ... in the planning phase." He said the town has talking about bicycle and pedestrian trails since he came to Bennington and he would like to see some movement on those plans. "I would also like to see the finalization and implementation of the plans ...

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  19. When and where to throw away your hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Last year's household hazardous waste collection day netted 30 tons of waste that's prohibited from being thrown out with the normal trash. What the total will be this year remains to be seen.

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  20. Farm-fresh finds: Dip-worthy breads and spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Well-made, crusty bread from Bakkerij Krijnen in Bennington, Vt., is the perfect bread to top with homemade fresh dips. Three things have happened in the past month that ended up in the recipes I am sharing with you today: 1.) we ran out of the half-pig we got from Square Roots Farm about a month ago; 2.) there's not a ton of fresh local produce around right now; 3.) I found out about Bakkerji Kirjen in Bennington, Vt., which has incredible, beautiful bread.

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