Tag Archives: Bennington

Obituaries
September 12, 2018

Obituary – Eugene Oler

On Aug. 21, 2018, Eugene Oler (a.k.a. Olow), former resident of Pinnacle Condominiums, 201 Old Mill Road, Killington, passed away at the Vermont Veterans’ Home, 325 North St., Bennington.

Born on Feb. 11, 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut, he was employed by McKesson…

Local News
March 14, 2018

35 Vermont towns pass climate resolutions

On Town Meeting Day, Vermont residents from 35 towns voted overwhelmingly in favor of resolutions seeking climate solutions. The exact wording of each resolution varied, but all the resolutions acknowledged the severity of climate change, urged the State of Vermont to meet its goals for…

News Briefs
March 8, 2017

Bennington woman killed in Vermont 100 crash

Police say a 23-year-old woman from Bennington died from injuries resulting in a two-car crash that occurred March 3 in Pittsfield.

On Friday evening at around 6 p.m., troopers from the  State Police  Rutland Barracks, Pittsfield Fire Department and White River Valley Ambulance were notified…

News Briefs
January 11, 2017

Elderly woman dies of severe burns after kitchen fire

BENNINGTON—On Jan. 3 at about 6:30 p.m. the Bennington Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Cora B. Whitney Apartments, 814 Gage St. The fire was located in Apt. 20 and the tenant, Charlotte A. Morrill, age 79, was transported by Bennington Rescue…

Letter
January 4, 2017

S.U. gives thanks for donations

Dear Editor,

On behalf of the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (BRSU) we would like to offer our sincerest thanks and praises to the organizations that graciously donated gifts and food items to students and families throughout our school district during the holiday season. Thanks to BROC-Community…

Head Over Heels seeks donations for foster kids
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 14, 2016

Head Over Heels seeks donations for foster kids

There are nearly 150 children in DCF foster care this holiday season, between Rutland, Middlebury, and Bennington. Many are without basic necessities moving into their foster homes. Head Over Heels Gymnastics and Tatum’s Totes, along with Liz Grimes, are organizing a last minute toy and…

Letter
December 7, 2016

The next healthcare victim? Quite possibly you

Dear Editor,

A healthcare crisis is coming down the road at very high speed. Getting rid of the ACA (Obamacare) is one of our new president’s top priorities. That will end subsidized health insurance under the ACA, and the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid. Millions of…

Local News
June 15, 2016

Company seeks to buy five Vermont nursing homes

Genesis Healthcare, Inc., currently owns two nursing facilities in Rutland: Mountain View and Rutland Center

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org

A publicly traded holding company from Pennsylvania is seeking approval from state regulators to buy up five nursing homes in Bennington, Berlin, Burlington, Springfield, and St….

News Briefs
April 20, 2016

Bennington veterans get a community garden

BENNINGTON—The Vermont Veterans’ Home is opening a veterans’ community garden on the property of the home. This initiative is to support members of the veteran community in the Bennington area who have a desire to grow their own wholesome organic food but do not have…

Local News
February 24, 2016

After major drug enforcement operation, 31 facing charges

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND—Dozens of Vermonters are facing drug-related charges after an operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies this week. In total 20 defendants have been arrested and cited to appear in Bennington or Rutland Superior Court facing a variety of state-level criminal charges….