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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...

Gov. Phil Scott File photo
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott signed S.287, the student weighting bill based on recommendations made in the 2019 Pupil Weighting Factors Report, on Monday. 
The bill significantly increases state funding for schools with high numbers of students  from an economically-deprived background,...
VERMONT - On Thursday, the Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network held an Equity in Education conference over Zoom. Student and teacher panelists answered questions on advancing racial equity in the public education system.
Within Vermont, acts and accusations of racism in public schools have...

Richard Werner, chair of River Valleys School Board and Windham Central Supervisory Union, speaking at Tuesday's press briefing
MONTPELIER- At a Statehouse press conference Tuesday, the Coalition for Vermont Student Equity called on the House Ways and Means Committee to reject sweeping changes under consideration for S.287, the Senate’s proposed education funding equity bill.
“The Senate did their homework and got...

A screenshot of participants in Monday’s panel discussion on education and education funding.
Concerns raised that Legislature will abandon study for failed categorical aid formula VERMONT- During a virtual presentation hosted by the Coalition for Vermont Student Equity Monday evening, five experts on Vermont education and education funding discussed recent work by the...

Marker for Caesar, a slave from 1750. Markers are meant to serve as recognition of America’s history in new project.
BENNINGTON - The Stopping Stones project is a national effort intended to engage communities with the local and broader history of slavery by memorializing the names of enslaved persons with markers in the places they were once held. The organization works toward repairing inequality in education...
WARDSBORO - At the Monday, September 16, meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board, the board engaged in a conversation about the meaning of the word “equity” within the district. In addition, the board discussed plans to invite Sens. Becca Balint and Jeanette White to a...

The Barnstormer Summit Lift
HARTFORD, CT- A Connecticut judge has granted a motion by a former Hermitage employee to place a lien on Hermitage owner James Barnes interest in Barnstormer Summit Lift LLC.
Former Hermitage Chief Financial Officer Dan Solaz, who was also one of three creditors who initiated the Hermitage...
WILMINGTON- Hermitage Club officials presented their operational plan to members in a teleconference Wednesday afternoon, and according to at least one club member, the upshot was a pitch for the payment of club membership dues by September 1. 
The meeting follows an announcement by...

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