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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

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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!

 

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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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Story by Community Journalist, Brooke Brown-Saracino

 

 

 

 

 
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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Sarah and Porche

In Bennington, Local News, Personal, Youth Organizations on December 2, 2010 at 4:19 pm

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Story by Community Journalists, Sarah and Porche.
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,  Sarah and Porche talk about friendship.  For more information about DREAM visit:  www.dreamprogram.org

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Heather and Annie

In Bennington, Local News, Personal, Youth Organizations on November 23, 2010 at 10:48 am

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Story by Community Journalists, Heather and Annie
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, Heather and Annie talk about their favorite foods and best friends.

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

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Vermont House of Representatives- Bennington Area Voting Districts

In Bennington, Local News, Politics, Pownal, Shaftsbury on October 28, 2010 at 9:11 am

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Story by Community Journalist, Bob Howe.

GENERAL ELECTION DAY- November 2 (Tuesday) 2010- Bennington Area House of Representatives

In anticipation of Tuesday’s Mid-Term Election, Bob Howe explains the Bennington area Vermont House of Representatives voting districts .  Click on map link to view while listening.

Map of Vermont House of Representatives Voting Districts

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What’s new at Shires Media and WBTN-AM? Download and read our newsletter

In Local News on October 23, 2010 at 9:05 am

Click on the link to download a PDF of WBTN AM’s Fall 2010 Newsletter.  Read about our new Executive Director, John Likakis, our Citizen Press Corps project, fresh and exciting programming, and more.

WBTNNewsaug2010.pdf

What is the biggest problem facing Bennington?

In Bennington, Local News, Opinion, Personal on October 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm

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Story by Community Journalists, Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo. Edited by, Brooke Brown-Saracino.

This story is Part 2 in a mini-series by Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo of the Threshold Collaborative.  Alisa and Amy took their voice recorders and trailer to Bennington’s Mayfest and asked community members 5 questions in 5 minutes.  Here are some of their responses to the question, “What is the biggest problem facing Bennington?”  Listen to Part 1-What is the best thing about Bennington?

Visit the Threshold Collaborative online.

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