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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Rabbi Ron Cohen

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 3:01 pm

WBTN intern Alex Diaz talks with Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Beth-El about Bennington’s Cultural makeup past and present in this two-part fifth installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Rabbi Joshua Boettiger

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 2:50 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz sits down with Bennington Rabbi Joshua Boettiger and gets his views on culture in Bennington, speaking specifically to Bennington’s Jewish community in this two-part fourth installment of “Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?”.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: International Jet-setter Alison Cho

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 1:53 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz sits down with International Bennington College Student Alison Cho to discuss how a foreigner views the culture of Bennington in the third installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Town/Gown Hybrid Cadence Banulis

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 1:39 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz talks with Bennington Local AND Bennington College student Cadence Banulis in order to gauge her experience with the cultural diversity of Bennington in this second installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

Interview W/ Cadence Banulis

Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Mild-Mannered Jeffrey Matthews

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 10:51 am

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WBTN College Intern Alex Diaz sits down with the prototypical Bennington College student Jeffrey Matthews and discusses his perceptions of and experiences with cultural diversity in Bennington. This is the first in a series of interviews attempting to pin down what Bennington has to offer in terms of cultural diversity, and why.

Volunteer at the Bennington Free Clinic!

In Bennington, Education, Events, Local News, Medical/Health, News, North Bennington, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on January 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm

Bennington Free Clinic Volunteer mp3

Story by Community Journalist Cadence Banulis

Cadence asks Sue Andrews about her experience with the Bennington Free Clinic, and how YOU can help out! Orientation will take place the first week of February. Call 802-447-3700 or 802-379-0149 and volunteer today!

 

Bennington Free Clinic Petition

In Bennington, Events, Local News, Medical/Health, News, North Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford, Youth Organizations on January 19, 2011 at 10:51 am

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Story by Community Journalist Cadence Banulis

Cadence interviews Sue Andrews about the Bennington Free Clinic’s petition to be on the March Ballot.  The Bennington Free Clinic is a not-for-profit medical clinic that provides free primary medical care, care coordination, and referral to uninsured adult residents of Bennington County and the surrounding area. Once on the ballot, the clinic has the possibility of being voted to receive $5000.

An interview w. Singer/Songwriter, Hazel Starling

In Arts & Entertainment, Bennington, Local News, Music on December 16, 2010 at 10:08 am

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A conversation with Singer/Songwriter, Hazel Starling.  Listen to an excerpt of the interview and live performance recorded in the WBTN studio on the Dave Lively Show.

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Troops Come Home

In Bennington, Government, Local News, News, Politics on December 15, 2010 at 11:26 am

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Story by Community Journalist, Brooke Brown-Saracino.

On Monday, Dec 13, 2010 at around 1:35pm, a bus full of troops, escorted by emergency vehicles, passed by downtown Bennington. The troops traveled from Burlington, VT early Monday morning to return home in time for the holidays.

Read more at the Bennington Banner.

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Dolores and Simi

In Bennington, Local News, Personal, Youth Organizations on December 2, 2010 at 4:21 pm

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Story by Community Journalists, Dolores and Simi.
Edited by Brooke Brown-Saracino
DREAM is a non-profit mentoring program in Vermont that pairs mentors from local colleges with mentees from the community.

These interviews are done by Bennington College/Willowbrook Housing Community mentors and mentees. Here, Dolores and Simi talk about music, school, and beautiful things.

For more information about DREAM visit:  www.dreamprogram.org

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