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Voting in August to be held in Bennington. Voting for the August 11, 2020 State Primary will be held at the Bennington Fire Station on 130 River Street in Bennington rather than at the Old Railroad Station in the Village. Look for the “District 1” sign. Early ballots can be obtained from the Bennington Town Clerk at 442-1043 or cbarbeau@benningtonvt.org.

The Village School of North Bennington’s wonderful, virtual 2020 graduation.

A new loan fund is now available to assist residents of North Bennington who have lost employment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. More here.

The video above was filmed Saturday, April 25 by Michael Beach. Vermont Arts Exchange held the first (and, everyone hopes, the last) stay-in-your-car village parade titled, “Six Feet Apart, Together in Heart”. More than 100 vehicles participated with signs and decorations on cars and front lawns. 

A page of North Bennington news and resources related to Covid-19 is found here.

McCullough Library offers online courses and book pickup. The library has expanded its programs during the pandemic to include free registration for the outstanding learning programs offered through lynda.com, and pickup for books and DVDs ordered online. Visit the library’s webpage for more information.

Soul Space at the Sage Street mill

Summer Wellness Camps for Youth offered through Soul Space in the Sage Street Mill. Indoor and outdoor activities daily 8-4, starting the week of June 29 and running through August 21. Art, yoga and a nature experience. More information here.