north bennington news and events

Spring beauties in The Mile-Around Woods, April 19.


Lake Paran opening party on Saturday night, May 23 at Park-McCullough carriage barn

Ccelebrate summer and support recreation at Lake Paran. An evening of fun, food, drink and music from 7-11 p.m. at the Park-McCullough House carriage barn on Saturday night, May 23. Music by the Buzz Saw Boys. Learn about the new building project: The Lake House and Pavilion.

Village charter revisions approved by Village voters, now before Legislature

The Village of North Bennington voters approved a series of changes to the Village charter in March. A copy of the revisions is here. Additions are underlined, and deletions are marked with a line through the text. The purpose of each change is summarized in italics. The complete current charter is here. The changes will not become effective until approved by the Legislature.

Village School of North Bennington releases annual report

The Village School of North Bennington has released its first annual report as an independent town academy. Download (pdf) here.

Paint and household hazardous waste pickups

Bennington County Regional Commission is sponsoring a paint disposal day at the Riley Rink in Manchester on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9 AM to 1 PM. The spring household hazardous waste disposal day at the Bennington Transfer Station on Houghton Lane will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 to 1 p.m..

New biography of H.T. Cushman is published

A biography of H.T. Cushman, the founder of the North Bennington company famous for its furniture designs, was published in February 2015 by Susan and David Bonser of Gettysburg, PA. Their blog about Mr. Cushman and his furniture is here, and the book can be ordered here from Amazon.

Calendar of events at The Left Bank

A new on-line calendar created by Amy Anselmo keeps tabs on all the community events at The Left Bank, the former Merchants Bank building. Click here for the calendar. For more information about The Left Bank project click here.

Calendar of other local events

A wide ranging calendar of local events is now available here, also courtesy of Amy Anselmo, with financial support from The Fund for North Bennington, Inc.