Bennington

BENNINGTON - Margaret “Peg” Bowen was born about 1742 in or near Hadley, MA. She was enslaved in Bennington by Stephen Fay from 1772 to 1778. On Saturday, June 25, at 10 am, she will be remembered and honored by the people of Bennington.
Peg lived and worked at Fay’s Tavern, better known...
BENNINGTON - Celebrate and commemorate the country’s newest federal holiday, Juneteenth, on the grounds of Mt. Anthony Union Middle School on Saturday, June 18, from noon to 3 pm.
Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in 1865. This free celebration will feature food; music...

Cast members Kaia Monroe and Tim Howard in Bennington. Photo by Kate Whitehall
BENNINGTON - Oldcastle Theatre Company is excited to open its 50th season on Friday, June 17, with “Souvenir - A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins” by Stephen Temperley, directed by Nathan Stith.
“Souvenir” tells the fictionalized story of the infamous real-life wealthy...
BENNINGTON - Congregation Beth El is seeking a new rabbi and will be hosting Rabbi Yitzhak Nates from Thursday, June 2, through Sunday, June 5, as part of the selection process.
Rabbi Nates graduated from Middlebury College in 1985 and from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2000...

Left to right: Sarah Shippee, chief radiation oncologist Dr. Matt Vernon, and Angel Balch.
BENNINGTON - On Monday, May 9, Sarah Shippee and Angel Balch delivered 150 care packages from the Rotary Club of the Deerfield Valley to the SVMC Cancer Center. Bags included handmade hats from Deerfield Valley community members, lip balm, tissue packs, lotion, handmade cards, and Life Savers...

Planned Parenthood in Bennington.
BENNINGTON - Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) announced on Friday that it will permanently close its Bennington location on June 12, along with four other locations statewide. In response, Planned Parenthood’s Brattleboro location will extend its hours, though it’s unclear how...

A jobseeker talks with a representative from Casella at a May Job Fest in Rutland on Tuesday, May 3.
BENNINGTON - The Vermont Department of Labor, in partnership with HireAbility and Southwestern Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be putting on “May Job Fest: Bennington” on Tuesday, May 24, at Deer Park, 353 North Street, from 11 am to 2 pm.
The event is free for jobseekers and all are...
BENNINGTON - On Saturday, April 23, from 10 am to 5 pm, young adults ages 16 to 20 are invited to participate in a free, in-person performance workshop at the Bennington Performing Arts Center, in collaboration with Bennington Free Library and Vermont Reads.
The workshop is targeted to...
BENNINGTON - Musician applications are open for Bennington Museum’s Concerts in the Courtyard. Applications will close on Thursday, March 31. All artists will be notified as to whether or not they were awarded a spot.
In 2019 Bennington Museum began an outdoor Friday night concert series...
BENNINGTON - Bennington Community Theater will present an evening of show tunes to inspire and uplift pandemic-weary souls. “A Brand New Day! Broadway Songs of Hope” will run from Thursday, March 31 to Sunday, April 3, at Bennington Performing Arts Center.
Featuring solos, duets, and...

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