Bennington businesses asked to help sell special tax district

A Burlington consulting firm is telling officials and residents in town that they need to move quickly and build support in the community.

Sunrise Family Resource Center earns national accreditation

News Release — Sunrise Family Resource Center June 20, 2017 Contact: Amelia Silver [email protected] 442-0010 Sunrise Family Resource Center Early Care and Education Program Earns National NAEYC Accreditation Program recognized among the top in the nation by earning accreditation Bennington, Vermont – Sunrise ECE located in Bennington has earned accreditation from the National Association for […]

Telemedicine expanding through Bennington health system

Technology allows the hospital to link to a larger teaching institution, and both say they’re seeing the benefits.

Bennington eager to take advantage of development tool

Officials are hoping to jump to the head of the line of towns seeking approval for special tax districts designed to spur private investment.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Launches Multispecialty Practice

News Release –Southwestern Vermont Medical Center June 14, 2017 Media Contact: Ashley Brenon Jowett Phone: 802.447.5019 Fax: 802.447.5214 [email protected] Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Launches Multispecialty Practice BENNINGTON, VT—June 14, 2017—Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) has opened a Multispecialty Practice office, combining existing specialties together in one space for improved coordination and patient convenience. The specialties […]

Bennington College gets $300K grant to study PFOA

The grant money will fund a project to equip science classes in chemistry, geology and environmental studies to produce independent data on PFOA contamination.

Judge refuses to overturn conviction in sex assault case

A Bennington man convicted of assaulting a 12-year-old girl argues that he had inadequate legal representation during his trial. He is serving a sentence of 25 years to life.

Hospital, mental health agency team up to enhance care

“There is a sign in the hallway that medicine is a team sport,” says Alya Reeve, an advance practice registered nurse with United Counseling Service in Bennington County.

Southwest Vermont SU teachers seek 3.5 percent salary increase

(This story by Derek Carson was published in the Bennington Banner on June 6, 2017.) BENNINGTON — With the current contract’s expiration date looming, teachers and board representatives from the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union remain in negotiation about salary and benefit details. Mount Anthony Union High School teacher Michael Molloy, who has been the mouthpiece […]

Nancy Kimball Joins Southwestern Vermont Health Care Foundation Northshire Regional Advisory Board

News Release — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center June 1, 2017 Contact: Ashley Brenon Jowett Communications & Marketing Specialist Phone: 802.447.5019 | Fax: 802.447.5214 [email protected] Bennington, VT—June 1, 2017—Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation Northshire Regional Advisory Board welcomes Nancy Kimball. “We are delighted to have Nancy join our team,” said Vice President for Corporate Development. […]

State to take another look at Bennington solar project

The Public Service Board has reopened a discovery hearing for a permit application for Apple Hill Solar, a 2 megawatt solar project Allco Renewable Energy wants to build in Bennington.

Three more solar arrays going up in Bennington area

Net-metering credits are expected to save $25,000 to $30,000 a year for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the town. A third project is to benefit Mount Snow resort.

Bennington homebrew fest named top winter event

(This story by Derek Carson was published in the Bennington Banner on May 31, 2017.) BENNINGTON — The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has declared Bennington’s Wings and Winter Homebrew Festival as one of the top 10 winter events in the state according to the Bennington Area Chamber. The event was held for the first time […]

New design graces Bennington’s Four Corners

A new public art piece painted in a downtown intersection aims to celebrate the town’s cultural history and give residents and visitors a unique sight to enjoy.