The USS Bennington was an aircraft carrier that served from WWII through the Vietnam War. When the ship was scrapped in the early ’70s, the bell was entrusted to the care of the Town of Bennington.
The West River Modified Union Education District could be the first local school system to see large-scale changes in how facilities are run together under a merged structure. A proposed plan calls for the re-organization of elementary schools.
Mental illness is a struggle for many in Vermont, but a coalition of help organizations has decided that it doesn’t have to be a stigma, and is organizing a local event to celebrate “psychiatric survivors.”
The struggle between the Agency of Education and Cabot over what to do with its school system only got more complicated now that the state is rejecting the community’s proposal for an alternative district.
“The Youth Vote Amendment will allow youth 16 and 17 to serve as representatives at Town Meeting and to vote on local issues,” said Daims.
Engineers anticipate an $840,000 price tag for upgrading municipal utilities infrastructure in the southern section of town to support Culture Made Vermont’s proposed dairy and nondairy beverage facility at the Exit One Industrial Park.
The state’s moose are struggling to adjust to higher tick levels, and wildlife managers are re-examining what moose population constitutes a healthy environment for the animal in light of the threat.
The topic hit Monday’s agenda after Cindy Hayford, coordinator of the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership, suggested that the town look into prohibiting the sale of marijuana. An ordinance from Ludlow was provided as an example.
In this Statehouse Headliners, pro-lifers warn hospital trustees about UVM eugenics, Vermont DCF separated children from 927 families in 2016, and the Trump administration promotes an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.
Gov. Phil Scott said he will not sign the latest budget proposal on his desk, but will let it become law without his signature to avoid a government shutdown.
Rights and Democracy of Bennington will host a gubernatorial forum at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bennington at 7 p.m. on Friday.