School board members — some newly elected — will decide next meeting whether to reinstate the mascot, which the previous school board decided to abandon.
The state will soon classify groundwater in parts of Bennington as undrinkable, and residents have a number of concerns about what the designation will mean for them.
Residents can weigh in on the procedures that will guide the conduct of Bennington police officers, based on seven new policies the Selectboard approved last fall.
A complaint to the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration details concerns raised by an in-house lawyer for the company responsible for mass pollution in the Bennington area.
After a couple submitted complaints about a number of incidents they had with Bennington police, the Selectboard presented both their complaint and their personal information during a public meeting.
“People come out, because they know that the NAACP is going to try their best to do right by them,” said Steffen Gillom, president of the Windham County NAACP.
‘I felt like I was not that helpless child anymore, who was raped, who was discriminated against, who had no language to use. I was an artist, and also a creator. I became very powerful in my canvas.’
Chair Jeannie Jenkins and vice chair Jeanne Connor were unanimously elected to their positions of town leadership Thursday night.
A group sent a letter to state and local leaders after waiting a week for a response to the eight murders in Atlanta earlier this month.
A 9,100-square-foot expansion allowed leaders of the MINT makerspace in Rutland to create 10 new programs.
A yearslong effort to buy a 420-acre mountainous area in Arlington was shut down by the selectboard in February, but now the proposal is back on the table.
Some local residents weren’t fully covered in a settlement with Saint-Gobain, a company responsible for polluting underground water, and may have to foot the cost of drilling new wells or connecting to the town water system.
The company failed to properly represent serious complications associated with transvaginal surgical mesh implants. The case marks the third multi-state settlement against manufacturers of the product in recent years.
Tenants began moving into the downtown Bennington building in December, and business owners are signing contracts and preparing to design their spaces.