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George Washington was a great president
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:16:09 -0800
It has been interesting to me to research each of our former presidents and try to see their differences in leadership as well as other aspects of their presidency. Of all our former presidents I have read about, one stands out in my mind —President George Washington.
Vermont man charged in 2 year-old's death
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 09:50:11 -0800
(AP) — Vermont State Police have charged a Poultney, Rutland County man with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old stepdaughter. An autopsy by the New Hampshire Medical Examiner's Office determined that Dezirae died of blunt trauma injuries to the head.
Community Calendar This Week
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:06:58 -0700
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic has added Monday hours, in addition to its Thursday schedule. It will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700. Drop-ins will not be seen.
Democrats see a chance to undercut GOP governors
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:09:09 -0800
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a campaign season with broad presidential implications, Democrats are working to undercut prominent Republican governors who expect to strengthen their political appeal in November's midterm elections.
Four local students to compete in state poetry competition
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:22:24 -0800
MONTPELIER -- Four Bennington County students are headed to the 2014 Vermont Poetry Out Loud State Competition. The state-level finals of the annual recitation competition will take place at the Barre Opera House on March 12-13. The four students from Bennington County will compete with 36 other school champions, representing 12 of Vermont's 14 counties.
EPA: Toxic releases decline in Vermont
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:28:56 -0800
MONTPELIER (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic pollutants in Vermont declined by 18 percent between 2011 and 2012.
Argument over doughnuts leads to stabbing in Vt.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:22:17 -0800
Police in the Vermont town of Worcester say an argument between two men over doughnuts led to violence, with one stabbing the other.
Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:00:00 -0800
Some took a stand against bullying. Others led efforts to feed the hungry. Many provided support to veterans of the U.S. armed forces and comfort to the homeless.
Vt. law protects tenants' access to water
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:13:59 -0800
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a bill Thursday that ensures tenants have access to water even if their landlord doesn't pay the water bill.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:12:16 -0800
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