north bennington news and events


VAE Basement Music Series Spring Concerts

Concerts are held at the Sage Street Mill, North Bennington, except as noted. See Vermont Arts Exchange's website for more information. Tickets may be purchase online here.

Saturday, March 28 - The Citizens - A NYC band know for its dynamic range, with guitarist Thom Loubet of Shaftsbury.
Friday, April 10 - The Alex Torres Quartet - Latin jazz from across the (NY) border. More about Alex Torres' full band here.
Saturday, April 11 - The Prescriptions with Side Effects Horn Section. A favorite band of local musicians provides great dancing.
Friday, April 24, Location TBD - Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra

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.

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.