Town News


An interior shot of the Coffee Bar in Bennington, Vermont.

A Coffee Bar Grows in Bennington

The Coffee Bar, the latest addition to the Putnam redevelopment in the heart of downtown, opened its doors on February 17. If the enthusiastic reception it has received from locals and visitors alike is any indication, it appears that its clientele was waiting for the moment.

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Bennington’s Got Antiques

You never know what you’ll find! A jar of old marbles (and suddenly you are nine years old again). A mid-century maple table that would look great next to the

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Be Our Guest: Unique Lodging in Bennington

People who live in Bennington miss out on half the fun. The other half is reserved for those who visit the town and stay overnight – or perhaps several nights – in Bennington’s independently owned inns and motels. 

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Eventful Days Ahead!

There’s a lot going on in Bennington this summer! Here are some of the town’s coolest events for August through Labor Day weekend.

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bennington vermont sugar house

Maple Rises Again

You may have heard: Maple Open House Weekend Cancelled for Second Straight Year. But Wait. Covid or no Covid, the sap will rise.

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A historic panel showing the Putnam Block as it looked in 1927 in downtown Bennington

Time Traveling in Downtown Bennington

Twenty historical panels were recently installed on lampposts by the Bennington Museum in an effort to enable townspeople and visitors to experience downtown in four dimensions: the fourth one being time. Now is the perfect time to explore history with the ‘Across the Street’ photo exhibit.

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