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Battenkill Valley Health Center has been awarded just over $76,000 in quality improvement grant funding in a move center officials say will help continue their... [Read More]
Scissors, crayons, backpacks - and free haircuts.The Bennington Banner, in conjunction with sponsor the Bennington Auto Mall, will give away backpacks filled with school ... [Read More]
By the start of the 2018-19 school year, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union schools are to receive more than $100,000 in state grants to help... [Read More]
What used to be 'lift and grunt' work in manufacturing has been largely taken over by computers and robots, leaving manufacturing companies in need of... [Read More]
A new policy restricting parents' access to school buildings during drop-off periods is intended to create consistency and help ensure student safety, the superintendent of... [Read More]
A local organic farm has received top recognition for its dairy practices.Berle Farm was recently rated in the top 'beyond organic' category, as part of... [Read More]
Bennington County voters are making their way to the polls today, part of an election cycle some officials said was marked by increased voter interest.'I... [Read More]
Supporters of a proposal for a new town hall have collected the requisite petition signatures to request a townwide vote on the issue.But at a... [Read More]
The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union board will consider a candidate for assistant superintendent later this month, part of an effort to replace former Assistant Superintendent... [Read More]
A survey of local businesses has revealed both optimism and concern about the business environment in Bennington County, prompting economic leaders to celebrate while still... [Read More]
Nine months after breaking ground, Second Chance Animal Center's new home is nearly ready.'It is 90 percent complete,' said Cathi Comar, executive director of the... [Read More]
The Bennington Downtown Alliance is dealing with the aftermath of a sewage backup that has made the main floor of its South Street headquarters unusable.The... [Read More]
Something old, something new, something borrowed - and something lost.For Emily Byrne, her wedding day in Arlington came with the loss of her dog, Josie.... [Read More]
It's the beginning of a long-awaited project - and, for some, the start of a hassle.Thursday marked the beginning of work to resurface Routes 7... [Read More]
The Bennington School District board has approved the hiring of interim co-principals for Molly Stark Elementary School's 2018-19 school year.Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union …... [Read More]
Beer, artisan furniture - and belly dancing.Those are just a few of the offerings at this year's Bennington Arts Weekend, coming up Friday through Sunday.... [Read More]
Trever Briggs had to prove people wrong.After people told him he wouldn't be able to find the winning ticket for a $1,000 prize from the... [Read More]
A single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning left a Pownal man and a passenger with severe injuries, officials said.At about 12:14 a.m. Tuesday, troopers from the Vermont... [Read More]
When Grace Christian School administrator Shawn Smith needed help on a special school maintenance project, he knew just who to call.Students.After rain prevented a mission... [Read More]
Results on the first tests of a state pilot program analyzing levels of a group of human-made, potentially harmful chemicals in school water sources are... [Read More]