Bennington County, VT

Bennington County, VTVTDigger

Vermont Arts Exchange presents The Moose Junior Summer Tour

Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) is happy to announce a special treat for the upcoming summer as it presents a series of traveling free concerts for all ages. The Art Bus, VAE’s “Mission in Motion,” hits the roads of Bennington County. The summer tour will feature “Moose Junior,” a collection of talented artists and musicians, bringing you classic and animated songs that your children will love and older folks will get up and dance to.
Bennington, VTDeerfield Valley News

SVHC conducts survey

BENNINGTON- Southwestern Vermont Health Care is seeking public input through an online survey on the reuse and development of the Everett Estate, the site of the former Southern Vermont College. SVHC purchased the 370-plus-acre acre property in 2020 with the intent of maintaining local stewardship of this vital community asset as it transitions to its next phase.
Bennington County, VTWCAX

How a cardio drumming program is helping seniors get back in shape

MANCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Residents of assisted living communities and their families were hit hard by the pandemic when they were cut off from seeing each other in person. But as life starts to open back up, some residents of an assisted living community in Bennington County are finding their rhythm again thanks to a new fitness program.

Bennington Energy Committee Meeting

Meeting ID: 441 129 9103 One tap mobile +19292056099,,4411299103#US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Mei Butler, Data and Dashboard Manager for the Energy Action Network, will speak about how to use the Vermont Energy Atlas Dashboard to establish a baseline for measuring energy usage, and how to analyze the town’s energy usage patterns going forward.

SVHC Welcomes New Legal Counsel

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) announced Jason Morrissey, attorney, as its legal counsel. In addition to acting as counsel to SVHC, Morrissey will continue operating his private law practice in Bennington. The late Tom Jacobs had served as SVHC's general counsel until his death in 2020. "We...

SVHC welcomes Morrissey as legal counsel

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is pleased to announce Jason Morrissey, Attorney, as its legal counsel. In addition to acting as counsel to SVHC, Morrissey will continue operating his private law practice in Bennington. The late Tom Jacobs had served as SVHC’s general counsel until his death in 2020. “We...

Investigation Finds Bennington Police Discriminated In Response To Kiah Morris Case

A nearly two-year investigation into the Bennington Police Department has found that officers failed to adequately investigate alleged threats against former state legislator Kiah Morris because of her race. Bennington police officers endangered Morris’ safety by withholding crucial information from her and her family about a white supremacist who’d been...
Bennington County, VTWNYT

VT reintroducing 'work search' unemployment requirement

Vermont is reintroducing a “work search” requirement for unemployment benefits. That means anyone living in Bennington County, or the state, who files for unemployment, will have to actively be looking for a new job. These guidelines are returning the week of May 9. There are some exemptions including those that...
Bennington County,

Everyone Eats provides over 1,000 free meals weekly

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Collaborative announced that 15,000 free meals have been distributed to Bennington County residents since November through the Vermont Everyone Eats program. Created in response to the coronavirus pandemic and to address resulting impacts on food security, businesses, and the local economy, Everyone Eats provides nutritious meals to Vermonters in need of food assistance and is a stabilizing source of income for Vermont restaurants, farmers, and food producers.
Bennington, VTUS News and World Report

Bennington Considers Other Uses for Energizer Facility

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The town of Bennington is seeking proposals from consultants to help prepare a report on the potential redevelopment or reuse for the soon-to-close Energizer industrial facility. The company announced in 2019 that it would wind down battery manufacturing operations in Bennington and consolidate those in Portage,...
Marshfield, VTTimes-Argus

Harley Breer in custody, uncle accused of helping him flee

MARSHFIELD — Convicted kidnapper Harley Breer is now in custody and his uncle is facing criminal charges after police say he helped Breer evade law enforcement. Earle Sidney Rogers, 62, pleaded not guilty by video Wednesday in Bennington County criminal court to a felony count of accessory after the fact and a misdemeanor count of giving false information to law enforcement. If convicted, Rogers faces a maximum sentence of eight years in prison. He was released on conditions barring him from having contact with Breer.
Vermont StatePosted by
Ellen P LaFleche-Christian

Visit the Bennington Museum in Vermont

The Bennington Museum is located in Bennington Vermont and is one of the top art museums in the state. Visit it at 75 Main Street in Bennington. This Bennington County museum is all about the history and culture of southern Vermont, eastern Massachusetts, and southern New Hampshire. You can find artwork of all types at this museum including exhibits featuring paintings, textile art, sculptures, and more.