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The Penguin Plunge, formerly scheduled for March 4, has been cancelled.

North Bennington resident Daisy Rockwell’s International Booker Prize-winning translation of Geetanjali Shree’s novel, Tomb of Sand, was released in the United States on January 31, 2023. The Bennington Bookshop, in partnership with Park-McCullough Historic Governor’s Mansion, will hold a book release event to celebrate Rockwell’s achievement on March 9, 2023, starting at 6.30 pm in the Carriage Barn.

New website for the sculpture show. The North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS) has developed its own web site. Visit the site to learn more about the 2023 show. Artists may apply until March 15.

Village voters support Welch, Balint and Scott in 2022 elections

The new design on the Village snowplow was created by students in a Vermont Arts Exchange class at the Vermont School for Girls. VAE has taught art at the school for 32 years. Pictured above are teaching artist Rhonda Ratray and North Bennington Highway Supervisor, Norm LeBlanc. Photo courtesy of Matthew Perry.

Removing invasive plants. Trails in the vicinity of The Mile Around Woods were temporarily closed in late September for removal of invasive species. Above, an aerial photograph of the work in process. More information here.

Village website now online. The Village of North Bennington’s own website is now online. Visit it here for information about public meetings and events in the village. The village website is a work in process, and will soon have more materials available. Comments or suggestions about the village website may be sent here.