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AUTOMOTIVE BEST AUTO DETAILING

J & J Auto Polishing If your car needs a refresher, bring it by J & J Auto Polishing for some thorough and efficient detailing. If your car requires more comprehensive cosmetic care, they’ve got you covered with high quality paint and polishing services. 216 Main St., Bennington 802-447-3622 Runner Up: Hemmings

BEST AUTO PARTS

O’Reilly Auto Parts 211 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-442-0858 • oreillyauto.com Runner Up: NAPA

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BEST AUTO REPAIRS AND SERVICES

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roadside assistance to major repairs. Their skilled and friendly staff provide tune-ups, oil changes and state inspections, as well as brake, muffler, exhaust, steering and suspension services.

BEST GAS STATION

212 Lincoln St., Bennington 802-447-8919 • allservicecitgo.com

An extension of Hemmings Motor News, the “Bible of the Collector Car Hobby,” this Sunoco filling station and gift shop is a throwback to times gone by. Station attendants offer the true full-service experience, window wash included. The attached Car Lover’s Store is packed with autorelated artwork, collectibles, apparel and more.

Runner Up: Len Nichols & Sons

BEST CAR WASH

Bennington Express Lube & Car Wash Vermont roads can be rough on a vehicle’s paint job and underside. A good car wash is more than just cosmetic – it’s preventative maintenance at its most basic. Our readers prefer to have Bennington Express Lube & Car Wash on their side in the battle against corrosion.

All Service Citgo

124 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-442-9665 • benningtonlubeandwash.com

As the name suggests, All Service Citgo can handle your every automotive need, from comprehensive

Runner Up: Martin’s East Side Laser Wash

Hemmings Car Lover’s Store and Sunoco Station

this year’s Best New Car Dealer honor. 527 N. Bennington Road, Bennington 802-681-0188 benningtonsubaru.com Runner Up: Carbone

BEST PLOWING

Callaert Construction In addition to extensive building and landscaping services, Callaert Construction provides reliable, awardworthy snow removal. 110 Webb St., Bennington 802-753-7017

216 Main St., Bennington 802-447-9652 hemmings.com/about-us/station

Runner Up: Mattison

Runner Up: Cumberland Farms

BEST TIRE DEALER

BEST NEW CAR DEALER

Bennington Subaru Bennington Subaru’s extensive selection, stellar customer service and great prices helped them edge out the competition once again for

Wassick Tire Service Quality tires are important for performance and safety. Now in their 74th year, Wassick Tire Service has you covered with new tires from all major brands, as well as related repair services including wheel alignment, tire and wheel services, tire

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322 North St., Bennington 802-442-9070 wassicktireservice.com Runner Up: Bennington Tire Warehouse

BEST TOWING

BEST USED CAR DEALER

Walt’s Service Center Loomis Auto Walt’s is a AAA-approved 24-hour Exchange towing and roadside assistance service, offering quick, quality service no matter when trouble strikes. 220 Benmont Ave., Bennington 802-442-6897

133 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-447-2226 loomissalesandservice.com Runner Up: Redeemed Repairs

With an award-winning service department standing behind every car and truck they sell, Loomis Auto takes the worry out of the used car buying experience.

Runner Up: All Service Citgo

DINING BEST ASIAN CUISINE

Fuji Hibachi & Asian Bistro Offering a wide variety of Asian Cuisine, Fuji specializes in hibachi and sushi at their Bistro Bar in Bennington.

Delivering fast service and delectable dishes, Fuji adds a fun twist to classic cultural cuisine.

BEST ATMOSPHERE

132 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-440-5911 facebook.com/fujibenningtonvt

The Publyk House features fine dining with fantastic views of Mount Anthony and the Bennington Battle Monument during the day and a warm, inviting ambiance at night. They are also the perfect venue for weddings, funerals and birthday, retirement and office parties.

Runner Up: TIE: Lucky Dragon/China Wok

The Publyk House

782 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-442-7500 • thepublykhouse.com Runner Up: The Miller’s Toll

BEST BAKERY

Willy’s Variety Owned and operated by the Maroney family since 1982, Willy’s can meet all your convenience store needs, including beer, wine, a deli and lottery tickets. They also feature a bakery with fresh baked goods made right in the store. 300 Gage St., Bennington 802-442-2223 Runner Up: Bakkerij Krijnen

Madison Brewing Company Classic bar food and a lively atmosphere perfectly complement Madison Brewing Company’s range of house craft brews. 428 Main St., Bennington 802-442-7397 madisonbrewingco.com Runner Up: The Miller’s Toll

BEST BREAKFAST

The Blue Benn HOLLY PELCZYNSKI - BENNINGTON BANNER

Ken Monte, chocolatier at the Village Chocolate Shoppe holds a tray of chocolate covered strawberries on Wednesday morning at the shoppe in Bennington.

A Bennington icon, the Blue Benn provides all the classic diner grub with a wealth of specials to boot, open

314 North St., Bennington 802-442-5140 Runner Up: Sunny Side Diner

BEST CANDY

The Village Chocolate Shoppe At the Village Chocolate Shoppe in downtown Bennington, you can savor the wide selection of candy and chocolate while you watch it being made. Stop by and meet Benny and Molly, a pair of solid chocolate moose weighing 100 pounds each, or partake in the number of community events held at the store throughout the year. 471 Main St., Bennington 802-447-3789 • villagepeddlervt.com Runner Up: Vermont Confectionery

BEST CATERER

Bringing You Vermont When nothing less than the best will do, Banner and Journal readers call on Bringing You Vermont for topnotch catering services. The popular cafe offers an extensive catering menu, with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Along with delicious food, Bringing You Vermont provides all the serving utensils and place settings needed to pull off a memorable event. 434 Main St., Bennington 802-753-7639 bringingyouvermont.com/catering Runner Up: Thyme Tables Catering & Event Planning

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BEST BAR/CLUB

seven days a week. Stop in for brunch, spring for the Vermont maple syrup and turn up the jukebox to enjoy an idyllic New England morning.

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BEST CHEESE STEAK

Hound Dog Based out of Manchester Center, Hound Dogs grills up Bennington County’s favorite loaded cheesesteak in classic food truck style. 64 Equinox Terrace, Manchester 802-236-2013 facebook.com/houndogscatering Runner Up: Junior’s Food Truck

BEST COFFEE/TEA

Dunkin Donuts Multiple locations Runner Up: The Roasted Bean Espresso Bar

BEST DELI

The Elm Street Market Offering sandwiches, soups, salads and more delectable delicatessen goodies, the Elm Street Market specializes in Boar’s Head meats and cheeses

on sandwiches or by the pound. Take the time to explore the bevy of unique goods available at the market, or consider their catering services.

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BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

Runner Up: The Tap House at Catamount Glass

The Publyk House

251 Elm St., Bennington 802-753-7366 • esmbennington.com

BEST HOT DOG

Runner Up: Your Belly’s Deli

BEST FRENCH FRIES

Jensen’s Family Restaurant It’s no wonder Jensen’s Family Restaurant takes the crown for best french fries in this year’s contest — they’ve been perfecting their brand of classic American fare since 1961. 332 North St., Bennington 802-442-3333 jensensfamilyrestaurant.com

BEST HAMBURGER

Madison Brewing Company

See Atmosphere Runner Up: Madison Brewing Company

Hound Dog See Cheesesteak

BEST PIZZA

Runner Up: TIE: Billy T’s Northside Dairy Bar/Junior’s Food Truck

Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza

BEST ICE CREAM

Whether you’re looking for pizza by the slice, garlic knots or awardwinning wings, Ramunto’s is the place to go for lunch, dinner or a late night snack. Wash down the pizza with beer from one of their 20 taps, and be sure to check out their daily specials.

Billy T’s Northside Dairy Bar Featuring 30 flavors of hard-serve and 50 flavors of soft-serve ice cream, hand-cut fries and a full menu of traditional dairy bar fare, Billy T’s Northside Dairy Bar is a local favorite for tasty treats.

519 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6622 • ramuntos.com Runner Up: Benner’s Pizza

217 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-447-7100 benningtonlanes.com/dairy-bar Runner Up: Stewart’s

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BEST COLLEGE

BEST DANCE/MARTIAL ARTS

Community College of Vermont

Berkshire Dance Theatre

With campuses across the state of Vermont and extensive online learning programs, CCV serves over 5,000 students each semester. The school offers both degree and certificate programs in a variety of competitive fields, bringing education opportunity to students of all ages and backgrounds.

Berkshire Dance Theatre is a nonprofit organization founded in 1982 to promote and advance the art of dance. With classes in ballet, jazz, tap, modern dance, acrobatics and more, Berkshire Dance Theatre provides instruction for children and adults, from the basics to pre-professional training

324 Main St., Bennington 802-447-2361 • ccv.edu

46 Howland Ave., Adams, Mass. 66 School St., Williamstown, Mass. 12 Union St., Bennington, Vt. 413-743-4645 • 802-447-8855 berkshiredance.org

Runner Up: Bennington College

BEST CHILD CARE

Oak Hill Children’s Center Oak Hill Children’s Center is a fullylicensed facility for children from infancy to school age. The Center offers extensive childcare options as well as a preschool curriculum designed to ready children for a successful school experience. 72 Schoolhouse Road, Pownal 802-823-7839 Runner Up: Bennington County Head Start

802-442-9678 pinsonneaultdrivingschool.com Runner Up: Bennington Driving School

BEST EARLY EDUCATION (K-12)

Village School of North Bennington

The Village School of North Bennington serves students from pre-K through sixth grade, encouraging children to be “interested in life” by creating an environment that is intellectually challenging while recognizing the individual contributions of each student. 9 School St., North Bennington 802-442-5955 • vsnb.org Runner Up: The School of Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales

Runner Up: MAYCA

BEST DRIVING SCHOOL

Pinsonneault Driving School Pinsonneault Driving School has been helping motorists of all ages learn to become better drivers and improve their skills for more than 40 years. The school, founded by Rick Pinsonneault in 1976, is fully certified and licensed through the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles. 216 Autumn Acres Road, Bennington

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Preschool teachers Jen Gardner and Peggy Shartrand play in the sandbox with Maci Begiebing, 4, and Finley Miller, 3, at Oak Hill Childrens Center in Pownal on Wednesday morning.


BEST CARPENTRY

BEST CLEANING SERVICE

Henry Sausville Construction

Clara’s Clean Sweep

Based in Shaftsbury, Henry Sausville offers quality craftsmanship for a variety of home improvement projects. 4778 East Road, Shaftsbury 802-447-2967

With seven years of experience and dozens of happy clients, Clara’s Clean Sweep is a fully-insured and comprehensive cleaning service offering seasonal cleaning, full cleans, dusting, mopping, sweeping and more.

Runner Up: Mike King

Pownal 413-652-5288

BEST CHIMNEY SWEEP

Runner Up: Catamount Restoration Services

Darren D. Sharpe, Inc. Darren D. Sharpe’s chimney services extend well beyond basic cleaning. The company provides expert installation of flue liners, chimneys, gas inserts, pellet stoves and more, as well as inspections and free estimates. 127 River St., Bennington 802-442-3964 • darrendsharpinc.com Runner Up: Black Magic Chimney Sweep

BEST GREEN ENERGY PROVIDER

303 Depot St., Bennington 802-442-3519 • benncool.com

Solar Pro

Runner Up: Greene’s Oil and Propane

For homeowners looking to invest in a solar energy system, Solar Pro offers full-service installation of rooftop and ground-mounted systems by experienced, knowledgeable and fullyinsured staff.

BEST HOME FUEL SERVICE

Arlington 802-375-6462 • hotonsolar.com Runner Up: Power Guru Solar Electric Systems

BEST ELECTRICIAN

Hathaway Hathaway Electric is an experienced provider of electrical services, including installation and maintenance of meters, cables and lighting. 485 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-447-4935 Runner Up: TIE: Randy Novotny Electrical Service/Monument Electric

BEST HEATING/AC

Bennington Cooling & Heating In business since 1979, Bennington Cooling & Heating has focused on doing one thing and doing it well, and has become a leading mechanical contractor in the process. The firm prides itself on staying on top of the latest HVAC technology and meeting the latest energy efficient requirements.

Greene’s Oil and Propane Green’s Oil earned their award by providing great service to customers in Bennington County. The company specializes in heating fuels, 24-hour burner service and commercial and residential heating services. 675 N. Branch St., Bennington 802-442-2705

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HOME IMPROVEMENT

Runner Up: KCM Oil

BEST KITCHEN/INTERIOR DESIGN

Attention to Details Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer of not, Attention to Details has you covered, offering materials and installation for cabinets, countertops, kitchen, bath and laundry room items

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and more. As the name implies, these folks are detail-oriented, professional and affordable.

including chimney rebuilds/repairs, walkways and patios, fireplaces and foundation repair.

2728 Depot St., Manchester Center 802-362-7565 attentiontodetailsvt.com Runner Up: Home Depot

307 Grove St., Bennington 802-447-3775

BEST LANDSCAPING

BEST MOVING SERVICE

Pembroke Landscaping

All Seasons Moving & Storage

Pembroke Landscaping is a truly full-service landscaping service, providing lawn and tree care, landscape construction and a full line of live plants and supplies. Owner Ron Pembroke, a certified horticulturist and arborist, and his team have the skills to tackle residential and commercial jobs.

This fully licensed and insured, family-owned and operated company offers packing and crating services, interstate transport and climatecontrolled storage at two convenient locations in Bennington County.

132 Harrington Road, North Bennington 802-442-2020 pembrokelandscaping.com

BEST PAINTING

BEST MASONRY

For interior, exterior and decorative painting needs, readers turn to LuxBrush. Other services include color consultation, window washing and a carpentry division.

Eric Cross Masonry Eric Cross Masonry is ready to tackle masonry jobs of all types,

Runner Up: Tatro’s Concrete Impressions

4531 River Road, Arlington 802-375-9028 • allseasonmoving.net

Luxbrush Painting

Manchester Center 802-366-1119 • luxbrush.com

BEST ROOFING

BEST PAVING

Serving Bennington and Rutland counties and the Berkshires since 1957, Vermont Roofing offers commercial and residential services and is fully licensed and insured.

Mintrone Paving Established in 2002, Mintrone Paving of Pownal builds driveways, sidewalks and parking lots from a variety of materials including asphalt and gravel. Pownal 802-823-5665 • mintronepaving.com Runner Up: Beaudoin Paving

BEST PLUMBING

Hayden Plumbing & Heating Family owned and operated since 1986, Hayden Plumbing and Heating specializes in providing plumbing and mechanical services for commercial, residential and industrial properties. They pride themselves on personal service and attention to detail.

Vermont Roofing

1325 Harwood Hill Road 802-442-2899 • vermontroofing.com Runner Up: Doxsee Roofing

BEST SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

Sherman’s Small Engine Repair When your outdoor appliances need a little TLC, readers recommend calling Sherman’s for quick and reliable repairs. 1111 Woodford Road, Bennington 802-447-0150

BEST WINDOWS/GLASS

268 Benmont Ave., Bennington 802-442-2130 • haydenph.biz

C L White Glass

Runner Up: Rick Coulter Plumbing & Heating

105 Gage St., Bennington 802-442-3155

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES donating roughly $650,000 and over 3,000 employee volunteer hours annually to local nonprofits.

BEST ASSISTED LIVING

Brookdale Fillmore Pond Situated on 87 acres of land, the Fillmore Pond campus features a duck pond, a fitness center, a library, an arts and craft studio, a private dining room, a beauty/barber shop and more. They offer serves at three levels of care: Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. 300 Village Lane, Bennington 802-447-7000 • brookdale.com/en/ communities/brookdale-fillmore-pond Runner Up: Centers for Living and Rehabilitation

BEST BANK/CREDIT UNION

Bank of Bennington Serving the Bennington area for over 100 years, Bank of Bennington is not just a premier provider of personal banking, business banking, lending and financial services. They are also a large presence within the community,

Main Branch: 155 North St., Bennington 802-442-8121 thebankofbennington.com Runner Up: Heritage Family Credit Union

BEST BARBER/HAIR SALON

Shear Jazz Established in 2006, Shear Jazz makes quality of service a top priority, requiring stylists to have a minimum of three years experience and providing opportunities for continued education. Offering a full-service salon and spa, Shear Jazz can help with all of your cosmetic needs from haircuts to waxing and manicures. 203 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-440-9880 • shearjazz.com Runner Up: The Clip Shop

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...Always something brewing at Madison’s BEST BURGER IN THE COUNTY! www.madisonbrewingco.com 428 MAIN ST. BENNINGTON, VERMONT 802-44B-REWS

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Pinkus Family Chiropractic The husband-and-wife team of Drs. Katie and Brenton Pinkus run their practice with a focus on family, providing chiropractic services for infants, children, adults and athletes. Dr. Katie Pinkus is a certified pediatric specialist, while Dr. Brenton Pinkus, a former professional soccer player, understands the unique needs of athletes. 3724 Main St., Manchester 802-362-7512 • pinkusfamilychiropractic.com Runner Up: Dr. Nancy L. Burns

care to those in need of everything from bonding to cosmetic fillings. 107 Elm St., Bennington 802-447-7147 • benningtondentist.com Runner Up: Dr. Loren Peck, DDS

BEST DOCTOR

Eric S. Seyferth, MD Dr. Eric S. Seyferth practices internal medicine on Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s Bennington campus. 140 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-442-7855 Runner Up: Dr. Charles Salem, MD

BEST EYE CARE

Advanced Eyecare BEST DENTIST

Salem Dentistry Readers Choice regular Salem Dentistry was launched over four decades ago by Dr. Charles G. Salem. His son, Dr. Justin Salem, now heads the practice, which offers high quality dental

Advanced Eye is dedicated to providing personalized eye care with the most innovative techniques in the field. With location in Bennington and Manchester Center, the practice offers a variety of surgery and general ophthalmology treatments to help restore and maintain vision health.

Thank you! We’re proud to be voted

BEST LOCAL GROCERY STORE in the 2020 Bennington Banner Reader’s Choice Awards. Bennington Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy

141 Hannaford Square Bennington, VT 05201 Phone: (802) 442-1521 hannaford.com


BEST FAMILY PRACTICE

maharandsonfuneralhome.net

BEST LAWYER

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Runner Up: Shea Family Funeral Homes

William C. Deveneau, Esq. PLC

Runner Up: TD Bank

Shaftsbury Medical Associates

BEST INSURANCE

Shaftsbury Medical Associates is the top choice for full-family medical care, including routine exams, follow-up care, immunizations and pediatric and women’s health services.

The Richards Group is a familyowned, independent group providing insurance and financial services to clients in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts since 1867.

677 Vermont Route 7A, Shaftsbury 802-442-8531 • shaftsburymedical.com

116 South St., Bennington 802-442-5414 • therichardsgrp.com

Runner Up: Jonathan M. Cohen

Runner Up: Twin Rivers Medical, P.C.

Runner Up: Lonergan & Thomas, Inc.

BEST MASSAGE

BEST FUNERAL HOME

BEST INVESTMENT

Massage 4 you

E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home

D.B. McKenna & Co.

Having served the communities of southern Vermont for over 70 years, this family business will help you handle loss and organize a fitting service to remember your loved one. If you have immediate need of their services, they’re available 24 hours a day to lend a hand in your time of need. 628 Main St., Bennington 802-442-2516

The Richards Group

People in this area work hard for their money, and according to our readers, there’s no better place to go for financial advice than D.B. McKenna. These folks understand how important your finances are and bring years of experience and expertise to the table. 207 Main St., Bennington 802-447-1538 • dbmckenna.com Runner Up: Brenna A. Warren, Money Concepts at The Bank of Bennington

BEST NAIL SALON

WCD Law puts an emphasis on specialization, providing expert services in a few areas of focus, including elder law, estate administration, taxes and business law.

Shear Jazz

160 Benmont Ave., Ste. C3-80A, Bennington 802-442-9800 • wcdesq.com

BEST NURSING HOME

See Barber/Hair Salon Runner Up: Pretty Nails Salon

Vermont Veterans’ Home

Massage for You boasts an impressive menu of vitalizing services, including multiple types of massage, hot oil wraps, foot scrubs and paraffin wax treatments. 5 Bank St., North Bennington 321-663-8672 • massage4uhome.com

With a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Vermont Veterans Home offers residential, clinical and rehabilitation services to U.S. military veterans. The home admitted its first residents, veterans of the Civil War, in 1887, and has become one of Bennington’s most respected institutions.

Runner Up: Green Mountain Oasis

325 North St., Bennington 802-447-6510 • vvh.verrmont.gov

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

Runner Up: Centers for Living and Rehabilitation

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BEST PEDIATRICIAN

BEST PRINTING/GRAPHICS

Dr. Judy K. Orton

Crae Printing & Mailing

Dr. Judy K. Orton has been practicing pediatric medicine in Bennington since 1989. She and the staff of Green Mountain Pediatrics provide comprehensive care to children from infancy to young adulthood. Green Mountain Pediatrics, 901 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6057 greenmountainpeds.com Runner Up: Dr. Meghan Gunn, MD

BEST PET BOARDING/ DAYCARE

West Mountain Animal Hospital Doggie Day Camp West Mountain Animal Hospital has offered award-winning doggie daycare since 2008 at its American Animal Hospital Association-accredited facility. 1726 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-447-7723 wmah.net/doggie-day-camp Runner Up: Pawnal Pets

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108 Union St., Bennington 802-442-6711 craeprinting.weebly.com Runner Up: Bennington Sports & Graphics

BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY

Hoisington Realty For buyers and sellers, the dedicated team at Hoisington is an excellent resource for navigating the southern Vermont real estate market. 489 Main St., Bennington 802-442-8337 • hoisingtonvt.com Runner Up: Brenda Jones Real Estate Group at KW Vermont

BEST SPA

BEST PHARMACY

Spa at The Equinox

The Pharmacy

The Spa at the Equinox provides a true luxury experience, featuring a state-of-the-art fitness club, heated indoor pool, movement classes and a full menu of refreshing spa treatments. Non-resort guests can enjoy the spa by purchasing day passes.

The Pharmacy, Inc. is a full-service pharmacy, offering everything from immunization and medical supplies to orthopedic supports and even veterinary supplies. They also provide deliver service to ensure all their customers have access to the best possible care. 205 North St., Bennington 802-442-5602 • pharmacyinc.net Runner Up: CVS

3567 Main St., Manchester Village 802-362-7881 equinoxresort.com/spa Runner Up: Green Mountain Oasis

BEST STORAGE FACILITY

BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY

EZ Way

Chiro Med

Along with secure storage in a centrally-located facility, EZ Way offers Penske truck rentals to help you get your prized possessions from Point A to Point B safely and easily.

Opened in 2010, Chiro-Med offers chiropractic medicine, orthopaedic rehabilitation and sports medicine. Dr. Kenneth Sullivan-Bol and his staff treat a wide range of joint- and spine-related ailments in patients of all ages.

116 South Street, Bennington (802) 442-5414 | TheRichardsGrp.com

Family owned and operated since 1999, Crae helps customers get their message out through paper brochures and screen-printed t-shirts, with graphic design and embroidery services also available.

345 Elm St., Bennington 802-753-7930 • cmrehab.net Runner Up: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

115 County St., Bennington 802-442-8393 • ezwayrental.com Runner Up: Shaftsbury Self Storage & Moving

BEST TANNING SALON

The Glow Lounge Opened in 2015, Glow Lounge has quickly claimed the top spot amongst


BEST VETERINARIAN

West Mountain Animal Hospital

418 Main St., Bennington 802-442-7826

BEST TATTOO/PIERCING

Body Blend Body art is serious business, and few take it more seriously than Body Blend Studio. Friendly, competent staff are on hand to make sure your tattoo or piercing is done safely and well. 2842 Vermont Route 7A, Shaftsbury 802-442-2977 • bodyblendstudio.com

BEST TAX SERVICES/ ACCOUNTING

Serving the area for over 30 years, West Mountain Animal Hospital provides veterinary care to animals in southern Vermont, northwest Massachusetts and eastern New York. Their veterinarians strive to enhance the lives of animals and their owners by providing high quality medicine combined with dedicated client service. 1726 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-447-7723 • wmah.net Runner Up: TIE: Mount Anthony Veterinary Hospital/ Arlington Animal Hospital

BEST WASTE MANAGEMENT

Love, Cody & Co. Love, Cody & Company is a full-service accounting and business advisory firm. They offer personal financial planning, estate planning, and elder care, along with business services, tax services and computer support. 115 Elm St., Bennington 802-442-5552 • frlcpa.com

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Bennington-are tanning salons, thanks to multiple tanning options and a boutique full of accessories to go with that new glow.

TAM Waste Management Once again, readers choose TAM for their residential and commercial waste hauling needs. 639 North Road, Shaftsbury 802-447-1300 • tamwasteremoval.com Runner Up: Casella Waste Systems

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ENTERTAINMENT

RECREATION

BEST BED AND BREAKFAST

BEST HOTEL/MOTEL

Four Chimneys Inn

Knotty Pine

With a long history dating back to 1783, the award-winning Four Chimneys Inn consists of 11 guest rooms with varying features including fireplaces and jetted tubs. All guests are treated to a classic New England breakfast with their stay.

Clean, cozy and friendly, the Knotty Pine offers a fine place to rest a weary head. 130 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-442-5487 • knottypinemotel.com Runner Up: Hampton Inn

21 West Road, Bennington 802-447-3500 • fourchimneys.com

BEST LOCAL BAND

Runner Up: South Shire Inn

The Julie Shea Band This four-piece band has earned a dedicated following. Their ear-pleasing blend of classic rock, pop and blues makes them the community choice for best band once again.

BEST BINGO

Bennington Elks Lodge Nobody does bingo quite like the Bennington Elks Lodge, a great place to meet new friends, serve a good cause or two and have a few drinks.

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125 Washington Ave., Bennington 802-442-2736 • elks.org/lodges, search Lodge No. 0567

Bennington Museum

Runner Up: Arlington Lions Club

region. Permanent exhibitions include favorites like Gilded Age Vermont, Bennington Modernism and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses works in the world. 75 Main St., Bennington 802-447-1571 benningtonmuseum.org Runner Up: Bennington Battle Monument

BEST SKI RESORT

Nicknamed “sun mountain” for its southern exposure, Bromley Mountain features 47 trails offering skiing terrain for all skill levels. 3984 Vermont Route 11, Peru 802-824-5522 • bromley.com

BEST TOURIST LOCATION

Runner Up: Prospect Mountain

Readers love this museum showcasing the art, history and innovation of Bennington and the surrounding

Anytime Fitness Open 24/7 to members, Anytime Fitness offers fitness classes and personal trainers alongside their comprehensive selection of equipment and tools. Not sure where to begin? Try the gym out for free before making a commitment, or schedule a fitness consultation to set you up for success. 120 Depot St., Bennington 802-681-0161 anytimefitness.com/gyms/2246

Bromley Mountain Ski Resort

Runner Up: The Throwbacks

BEST FITNESS CLUB

Runner Up: Revolution Racquet & Fitness

BEST GOLF COURSE

Mt. Anthony Country Club This 18-hole golf course, with its stunning views of the Green Mountains, fully-stocked Golf Shop and top-notch restaurant, remains a favorite among local players of all skill levels. It’s open

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M-F 8:30a-6p | Sat 8:30a-3p 431 Main Street, Bennington,VT

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180 Country Club Drive, Bennington 802-442-2617 • mtanthonycc.com Runner Up: The Golf Club at Equinox

BEST RECREATION FACILITY

Bennington Rec Center

The Bennington Rec Center features a pool, basketball court, tennis courts, a sauna and a weight room with both cardio equipment and free weights. Discounted rates are available for youths, families, seniors and shortterm memberships. 655 Gage St., Bennington 802-442-1053 • bennington.com/attractions/recreation

95 Bennington Square, Bennington 802-447-2579 • olympiasports.net

for all ability levels. The full weekly schedule includes classes in multiple styles and skill levels, all designed to improve both physical and emotional health.

BEST YOGA STUDIO

532 Main St., Bennington 802-688-3691 • benningtonyoga.com

BEST SPORTS SUPPLIES

Olympia Sports

The Yoga Place The Yoga Place emphasizes a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with classes

RETAIL BEST ANTIQUES

The Owl’s Nest Upholstery & Antiques With the tagline “Not Your Grandma’s Antique Store,” The Owl’s Nest brings new energy to old things. From their expansive vinyl record selection and massive collection of reclaimed barn wood, to restorative upholstery services and custom furniture, The Owl’s Nest offers unique finds for every taste.

353 Main St., Bennington 082-447-3533 owlsnestshop.com

BEST APPLIANCES

P & F Appliance P & F Appliance has provided sales, delivery, installation and repairs for appliances from most major manufacturers to Manchester and the surrounding region since 1979. 147 Bonnet St., Manchester Center 802-362-3706 • pandfappliance.com

BEST ART GALLERY

BEST ART SUPPLIES

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery

Jay’s Art Shop takes home another round of ribbons this year, thanks to friendly service, extensive selection of art supplies and high-quality framing, performed onsite with an emphasis on good design and exceptional craftsmanship.

See Art Gallery

115 South St., Bennington 802-447-2342 • jaysartshop.com

Runner Up: Hollister’s Appliance

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to the public and also available to host special events such as weddings.

BEST BOOKSTORE

Northshire Bookstore If exploring the Northshire Bookstore’s 10,000 square feet of new and used books, stationery, gifts and more leaves you famished, be sure to stop by their Spiral Press Cafe for coffee or lunch. They also host regular author

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Apple Pies wait to be baked, bought and served at Willy’s Variety Store & The Bakery at Willy’s Variety in Bennington.

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talks and events for children.

BEST CONSIGNMENT

4869 Main St., Manchester Center 802-362-2200 • northshire.com

Second Hand Rose

Runner Up: The Bennington Bookshop

BEST BUTCHER

Henry’s Market With all of the meats at Henry’s Market cut and ground in-house, and all sausage and smoked products made on site as well, you’re guaranteed high quality and fresh products. Henry’s doesn’t use and additives in their products, and no binders or fillers, either, to provide customers with nothing but real meat. 831 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6856 facebook.com/HenrysMarketVermont

Apricot Lane Boutique Manchester’s Apricot Lane Boutique offers a unique blend of women’s fashion, accessories and gifts, with personal stylist services available. 4763 Main St., Manchester 802-362-9800 apricotlaneboutique.com

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Runner Up: JCPenny

BEST FLOORING

BEST ELECTRONICS/ COMPUTERS

Bennington House of Tile and Carpet

Brown Computer Solutions

Runner Up: Vine & Branches Gallery

With locations in Bennington, Brattleboro and Keene, N.H., Brown Computer Solutions has your high-tech needs covered in southern Vermont. Plus, they’re accredited with an A-plus rating from the Better Business Bureau.

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE

116 Benmont Ave., Bennington 877-447-9663 • bcsmacs.com

Willy’s Variety Store

Runner Up: E-Enable Inc.

303 Depot St., Bennington 802-447-1563 secondhandrosevt.com

BEST FLOWER SHOP

The Gift Garden BEST DRY CLEANERS

Green Mountain Dry Cleaners For the most demanding cleaning jobs, readers trust Green Mountain Dry Cleaners to get their garments back to like-new condition. 256 Benmont Ave., Bennington 802-442-8085 • facebook.com/ GreenMountainDryCleaners

Since 1986, Bennington House of Tile and Carpet has provided the Bennington region with the best in hardwood, carpeting, laminate, vinyl, ceramic, stone and tile flooring. The expert staff provides free in-home estimates and consultations to find you the perfect flooring solution for your household. 1267 Harwood Hill, Bennington 802-442-2494 bennington.abbeycarpet.com

BEST FRAMING

See Bakery Runner Up: Stewart’s

BEST CLOTHING

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Second Hand Rose boasts an extensive inventory of high-quality secondhand clothing, accessories and home goods, updated daily. They also offer new clothing from a select group of local artisans.

Runner Up: Martinizing Dry Cleaning

The Gift Garden has been serving the Bennington area since 1976, with flowers and gifts for all occasions. Visit them at their Bennington location, or have your flowers delivered to locations in Bennington, North Bennington, Shaftsbury, Arlington, Woodford, Pownal and Hoosick Falls, N.Y. 431 Main St., Bennington 802-447-7222 • thegiftgardenvt.com Runner Up: The Tuscan Sunflower

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery See Art Gallery Runner Up: East Arlington Framers

BEST FURNITURE

Bennington Furniture Bennington Furniture prides itself on providing low prices and high quality customer service. They operate six furniture locations, with a full staff of

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At Bennington Project Independence, a senior pets the back of four month old Peter, a kitten visiting from Second Chance Animal Center.


1371 Historic Rte. 7A, Bennington 802-447-3212 1011 Depot St., Manchester 802-362-3888 benningtonfurniture.com

project a success. The third-generation family business has six locations across Vermont and Massachusetts, offering everything from hardware and lumber to kitchen and bath design, paint and shed and garage packages.

BEST GIFT SHOP

618 Depot St., Manchester Center 802-362-1952 • rkmiles.com

The Gift Garden

Runner Up: Home Depot

See Best Flower Shop Runner Up: Village Peddler and Chocolatorium

BEST GROCERIES

Hannaford 141 Hannaford Square, Bennington 802-442-1521 • hannaford.com Runner Up: Price Chopper

BEST HARDWARE

BEST JEWELRY

Hawkins House Family-owned for two generations, Hawkins House offers American handcrafted jewelry, glass, pottery, wood crafts, clothing and more, including a full selection of Ed Levin Jewelry. 262 North St., Bennington 802-447-0488 • hawkinshouse.net Runner Up: Katie Cleaver Metalsmith

rk Miles

BEST LUMBER YARD

Whether you’re building a home from the ground up, or just finally getting around to fixing that cabinet door, rk Miles has the selection, service and expertise to make your

rk Miles See Hardware Runner Up: Home Depot

BEST MUSIC

bring your vision to life.

Knapp’s

1158 Main St., Manchester 802-362-2610 equinoxvalleynursery.com

Knapp’s offers acoustic and electric guitars, banjos, mandolins and ukuleles, as well as amps, sound gear, turntables and accessories. They also sell vinyl records, many priced at just $1. In addition to their musical instrument selection, Knapp’s features a standout selection of classic and educational toys, games and puzzles for children and adults. 417 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6252 • knappsvt.com Runner Up: Faller Music Company

BEST NURSERY/GARDEN SUPPLIES

Equinox Valley Nursery Equinox Valley Nursery has been proudly family-owned and operated since its opening in 1979. Their carefully-curated collection of plants includes the classic and the exotic, all backed by the Nursery’s helpful staff. If DIY isn’t your style, Equinox Valley also offers landscaping services to

Runner Up: Dutton Farm Stand

BEST PET STORE

Whitman’s Feed Store Pet owners can be a demanding bunch, and Whitman’s Feed Store rises to the occasion with supplies and services for finned, furred and feathered creatures of all sizes, ranging from aquarium water tests to on-farm forage analysis and feed management support. 1873 Vermont Route 67E, North Bennington 802-442-2851 • whitmansfeed.com

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interior decorators to help you choose the best piece for your home.

Runner Up: Petco

BEST SEWING/TAILORING

The Scarlett Creation The Scarlett Creation has everything you need for your quilting, knitting, needlecraft and clothing alteration projects, including cotton fabrics,

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We are so grateful for the opportunity from our community to be chosen again for best antique shop 753 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6 / Sun 12-5 802-440-5941 www.facebook.com/owlsnestantiques

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quilting and embroidery thread, scissors, crocheting supplies, needles and more. All thumbs? The Scarlett Creation also provides clothing alteration and mending services done in store. 626 Main St., Bennington 802-447-3794 thescarlettcreation.com Runner Up: Evergreen Alterations

BEST SHOES

Family Footwear Center Family Footwear Center offers shoes and boots for children and adults, including a full range of American-made work boots. 120 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-442-6042 familyfootwearcenter.com Runner Up: Super Shoes

BEST TOYS

Knapp’s See Best Music Runner Up: The Gamers Grotto

COMMUNITY LIFE BEST ANIMAL SHELTER/ RESCUE

preventative initiatives and more.

love it. This adoring celebration of all things garlic brings together hundreds of vendors serving up everything from garlic plants to garlic ice cream.

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Second Chance Animal Center

Runner Up: Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival

For 61 years, Second Chance has served animals across the community, in and out of the shelter. Along with adoption services, Second Chance provides spay/neuter assistance, community education, advocacy and humane investigative assistance to local law enforcement.

BEST COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATION

Runner Up: Relay for Life of Bennington

United Counseling Services

BEST PLACE TO WORK

UCS works to build a stronger community by providing multi-faceted mental health services to meet the mental health needs of children, adults and families across Bennington County.

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1779 Vermont Route 7A, Arlington 802-375-2898 2ndchanceanimalcenter.org

BEST CHARITY EVENT

Relay for Life of Bennington County The world’s largest charity fundraising event is also one of the most popular in Bennington County. Each year, participants raise tens of thousands of dollars to support the American Cancer Society’s pursuit of cancer research, patient care services, education and

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Bennington UCS: 100 Ledge Hill Drive, Bennington • 802-442-5491 Northshire UCS: 5312 Main St., Manchester• 802-362-3950 • ucsvt.org Runner Up: Arlington Lions

United Counseling Services Runner Up: Bank of Bennington

BEST SCHOOL SPORTS COACH

Emily Cross Mt. Anthony lacrosse

BEST TEACHER (PRE K-12)

BEST LOCAL EVENT

Kathleen Backus Southern Vermont Village School of North Bennington Garlic & Herb Festival Garlic Fest stinks, and that’s why we

Runner Up: Sherry Monte, WIlliamstown Elementary

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A Magical Place

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Spectacular Views

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