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Zoie Saunders attended a Vermont Board of Education meeting at Twin Valley Middle High School last month. -Mike Eldred
MONTPELIER- The Vermont Senate rejected the appointment of Zoie Saunders, Gov. Phil Scott’s pick to head the Agency of Education, in a 19 to 9 vote Tuesday morning.  
The rejection of a nominee for a cabinet position is rare in Vermont.  In his weekly press conference on Wednesday, Gov....

“Haunted Vermont,” an exhibition on display at the Bennington Museum, delves into the spirit lore of Vermont, including spirit photography. A “selfie station” by artist George O. Stadnik lets visitors create their own spirit photography with their cellphones. Lauren Harkawik
Shirley Jackson artifacts, other haunted things on display at Bennington Museum BENNINGTON - Those looking for a spooky activity in these pre-Halloween weeks may consider going to the Bennington Museum, where an exhibit, “Haunted Vermont,” delves into the creepier side of...
BENNINGTON- In conjunction with the Southern Vermont Chamber of Commerce’s annual Garlic Town, the Better Bennington Corporation will host Junior Garlic Town in Merchants Park  on Saturday, September 2, from 12 to 5pm. There will be a bouncy house, kids games and activities, and karaoke set up on...
BENNINGTON- The Better Bennington Corporation hosts the second First Friday 2023 on Friday, August 4, on Main Street. The special theme this month is activities.
The section of Main Street between North Street and Silver Street will be closed to traffic and filled with games and activities...

Smokey Bear celebrating Trailfest
BENNINGTON- The Bennington Appalachian Trail community invites the greater Bennington community and trail-lovers alike to attend the Bennington Trailfest on Saturday, July 29, from 12 to 2:30 pm at the Bennington Community Center located at 655 Gage Street.
Bennington Trailfest is an...
BENNINGTON- Hemmings Annual Cruise-Ins return to Main Street in Downtown Bennington. These events are a  fun opportunity to show off one’s ride, engage with the local auto enthusiast community, and enjoy the summer weather. Hemmings’ editorial staff will be in attendance handing out awards to a...
BENNINGTON-  The 26th annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show opening reception and party is taking place on Saturday, June 17, from 4 to 8 pm at the Vermont Arts Exchange  Campus at 48 Main Street.
This year’s event promises to be one of the biggest yet, featuring a collection of...
UPDATE: Bennington Superior Court Judge John Valente announced the recount results in a hearing at 3 pm Thursday.  The final numbers indicate that Democrat Nelson Brownell, of Pownal, won the Bennington-1 race with 972 votes, a 20-vote margin over the 952 votes received by Republican Bruce Busa,...

The property has had many uses the past 50 years, most recently as a storage facility.
BENNINGTON - An unremarkable beige building sits at the bottom of the hill on Main Street heading toward the Bennington Museum from town. This structure - once a gas station, then restaurant, then the Precious Moments gift shop - has changed hands many times over the past five decades. In 2008,...

Rabbi Michael M. Cohen
BENNINGTON - Join Congregation Beth El for a three-part series on the timely topic of Judaism and the environment with Rabbi Michael M. Cohen. The Torah is full of timeless environmental messages and guidance.  During these sessions, participants will explore many of them. In the climate crisis...

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