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  1. Arlington Legion announces events into the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manchester Journal

    ... 1. Year long donations are being accepted at the Legion for the annual gift shop at the Vermont Veteran's Home in Bennington. Examples of acceptable items are large type word puzzles, pencils, lap blankets, neck pillows, etc. and other items. 2. New ...

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  2. Campaign 2008McCAIN Stop Wins Many Over in a Denver SuburbRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... how 1969's Woodstock festival came to be, and he put out a casting call for hippies and extras in Brattleboro and Bennington, Vt. And I have to tell you, the hippies came crawling out of the woods - not the woodwork, mind you, the real woods - for ...

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  3. Bennington residents complete the Child Care Apprenticeship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Congratulations to Tina Guile , Amy Bull and Rita Orzech for completing the Vermont Child Care Apprenticeship Program. The apprentices completed 4,000 hours of on-the-job training and 297 hours of formal classroom instruction, which involved a sequence of six college courses and several community based trainings designed to broaden their knowledge and skills in the field.

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  4. 2014 was a year plagued by heroin in Bennington and VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> A slap from the New York Times, an opiate summit followed by a massive community forum, and finally an announcement that a drug treatment facility would finally be pursued marked the town's ongoing battle with opiate addiction in 2014. Gov. Peter Shumlin set the tone in January when he made opiate addiction the lone subject of his State of the State address.

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  5. Decked in holiday cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    The catamount statue on Monument Avenue in Bennington stands decorated for the holidays. Erected in 1896, the granite and copper monument marks the site of the Catamount Tavern.

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  6. Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales in Bennington announces Honor RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The School of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales announces its Middle School Honor Roll Students for the Fall trimester. Welcome to your discussion forum: Verified accounts are now required for immediate posting.

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  7. Morning Briefing - Dec. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    ... every Sunday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. No one under 14 admitted. CrossFit Basics class: Bennington CrossFit runs CrossFit Basics every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. CrossFit Basics is a free class, which is open to the ...

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  8. Roses & Thorns: Roses to giving to those less fortunateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    ROSES to the holiday spirit that inspired so many generous donations to charitable organizations this holiday season. These included NAHANCO of North Bennington's donation of $500 and household items to the Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless to give to Good Shepherd Shelter in Bennington.

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  9. Milton home damaged by Christmas fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Vermont state employees says the state is being cruel to put out word of layoffs at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington at Christmastime. The union representing Vermont state employees says the state is being cruel to put out word of layoffs at ...

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  10. Letters: Concerned with the state of the Veterans' HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    My concerns about our Veterans' Home here in Bennington is threefold. One: I have a family with a long history of military service.

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  11. Vermont union: 6 to lose jobs at veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The union representing Vermont state employees says the state is being cruel to put out word of layoffs at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington at Christmastime. But Administration Secretary Jeb Spaulding says he doesn't believe layoff notices have gone out yet.

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  12. First Baptist Church hosts Christmas Carol Sing for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    Organist Charles Olegar leads First Baptist Church guests in holiday hymns for its first Christmas Carol Sing on Christmas Day. BENNINGTON >> First Baptist Church of Bennington hosted its very first community carol sing, beginning at 3 p.m. on Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25. The open public hymn service featured church organist Charles Olegar.

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  13. Closures and moves mark Bennington economics in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The town took several painful blows this year in terms of business closures and job losses, but while some places shut their doors for good others simply moved them. In February, Plasan Carbon Composites announced it would be closing its Shields Drive facility and moving it to Michigan to be closer to the country's auto manufacturing hub.

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  14. Good Tidings to You: Nahanco presents donations to Bennington County Coalition for the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    Workers from NAHANCO in North Bennington transport donated gifts and household items to the Good Shepherd Shelter in Bennington on Tuesday. All gifts and household items were donated through the National Hanger Company, along with a 500 check.

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  15. SVHC Foundation in Bennington welcomes Adams to boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Bennington Banner

    ... charitable giving and fundraising arm of Southwestern Vermont Health Care, an integrated health system serving Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont and nearby communities in New York and Massachusetts. In addition to the SVHC Foundation, SVHC ...

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  16. Union: 6 to lose jobs at Vermont Veterans' HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> The union representing Vermont state employees says the state is being cruel to put out word of layoffs at the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington at Christmastime. But Administration Secretary Jeb Spaulding says he doesn't believe layoff notices have gone out yet.

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  17. Vermont Veterans' Home likely to receive grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Bennington Banner

    The kitchen at the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington is in need of an upgrade and is in line to receive a grant to fund the renovation. The kitchen at the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington is in need of an upgrade and is in line to receive a grant to fund the renovation.

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  18. Shaftsbury 2014 Year in Review: Board turnover a highlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> This year saw three major figures walk away from the town of Shaftsbury's government, the closing of a popular downtown business, and the naming of the town's first ever Ordinary Hero. Town meeting in March marked the end of the select board tenures of chair Karen Mellinger and vice-chair Carl Korman, both of whom opted not to run for re-election.

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  19. Vermont creates 'chain-up' areas on Route 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Bennington Banner

    Route 9 between Bennington and Wilmington, with its long, steep hills, has played host to many scenes of winter chaos over the years. When slippery, the road is a challenge to many motorists, but especially to large tractor trailers which have been known to get stuck on the hills or crash, causing hours-long traffic delays.

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  20. In the true holiday spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Bennington Banner

    Anne Mook and Cindy Marsden load up presents on Monday morning to be delivered to children in need, through the Spirit of Sharing program. The presents, purchased through local businesses, the Catamount Rotary Club and many other volunteers made Christmas possible for 161 children in the Bennington area.

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