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Vermont woodworking students win awards

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt.Scott Fleishman: "The 14th annual Veneer Tech Professional Competition took place recently in Atlanta and a student at the Vermont Woodworking School, Jamie Herman, took home the grand prize. He took a simple idea, a rectangular desk and drawer on a stand and added a tweak by ti


No Injuries Reported After Police Fire Weapons During Search

According to the district attorney's office, while the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant relating to drug activity, 23-year-old Marcel Teixeira-Ingram Jr. was seen pointing a handgun at officers. Two officers discharged weapons in response but did not hit the man.


Vermont’s new statue for top of Statehouse is taking shape

In this Oct. 11, 2018 photograph, sculptor Chris Miller works on a wooden statue of Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, at the Barre Granite Museum in Barre, Vt. The sculpture is expected to be installed on top of the Vermont ...more >


Police: Troy man charged in Albany shooting

Investigators say the incident occurred back on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at around 5:45 AM in the area of Clinton Avenue.


Vermont Parents Upset After Fifth-Grade Students Take Sexuality Survey

A Windsor parent was shocked to find out her daughter had taken a survey in her fifth-grade class that asked questions about students’ sexual history, preference and gender identity.“My daughter is 10. So are all the other kids who took this,” said Vanessa Beach. “A sexual partner at 10 years old wo


Ben & Jerry’s hosting Halloween tours of Flavor Graveyard in Vermont

Surrounded by a white picket fence, the Waterbury-area attraction, close to Ben & Jerry’s frequently visited headquarters and plant, is home to 40 granite tombstones, honoring flavors of days past with cheeky epitaphs.


Feds OK transfer of Vermont Yankee nuke license to private decommissioning firm

The 600-megawatt nuclear power plant, located on the Connecticut River just north of the Massachusetts border,ceased operationsin late 2014, and is currently owned by Entergy Corp. of Louisiana. Entergy wants to sell the shuttered plant to Northstar, which plans an expedited cleanup.


Most dogs involved in Marlborough animal-cruelty case now in temporary homes

Most of the Labrador retrievers taken from a home in Marlborough in July are now in temporary homes, Kathy Collinsworth, the Monadnock Humane Society’s executive director, said this week. This photo shows two of the dogs at the humane society in September.File photo by Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff


Vermont high school highlights: CVU XC shines at Manhattan Invitational

CVU, the nine-time defending Division I Vermont state champion, took third at Eastern States, the premier race at Manhattan, tallying 149 points. Claremont of California (72) and Liverpool of New York (85) went 1-2, respectively.


Spirits of Old Bennington to close

"It's a tough market, and we haven't been able to make enough inroads to make this profitable, to keep it going," Kenneth Lorenz, owner of the distillery, told the Banner Wednesday.