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Friday, July 16, 2021 | Readers Choice 2021 Bennington Banner | Manchester Journal

THANK YOU for voting Hoisington Realty for the past 6 years!

We are your trusted local realtor and neighbor for over 50 years! Kathleen Hoisington - 379-1656 • Kim Warren - (518) 944-4620 • Joyce Scarey - 688-7243 • Suzy Yucht - 688-9314 Kelley McCarthy - 802-779-4115 • Nancy Stagnitti - (518) 258-0318 Tim Corcoran - 688-6279 • Ted Bird, Commercial Agent - 379-1144 Linda McLenithan 802-375-3632 • Lori Hurley - 508-320-9014 • Nancy Woltman - 802-345-8095 • Phil Lewis - 681-5848 Missing from this photo is Kim Warren, Timothy Corcoran II & Linda McLenithan.

CALL US ANY TIME

(802) 442-8337 • FAX (802) 442-1098

489 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201• E-mail: info@hoisingtonvt.com Internet: www.hoisingtonvt.com • M-F 8 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-1 pm, Sun by appt.

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Vermont’s Summer Adventure

Great rides and attractions for the whole family including our Aerial Adventure Park.

3984 VT Route 11, Peru, VT just 6 miles from Manchester, VT • 802-824-5522

Thanks for choosing Bromley as Bennington County’s Favorite Ski Area!

For Voting Jay’s Downtown Bennington #1 Art Gallery #1 Art Supplies #1 Framing 49 Years of Excellence

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Selection of Art Supplies in the Bennington Area

Also Cards & Gifts

Winner 10 Years In A Row!

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Thank You

Art Shop & Frame Gallery

Open Daily 802-447-2342

Rte. 7 South Street, Downtown Bennington, VT www.jaysartshop.com

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Tulips stand brightly on Main St. in Manchester.

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Thank You Bennington County! We are truly honored to be your

#1 Hometown Florist!

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

BEST AUTO PARTS

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

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BEST PLOWING

BEST TIRE DEALER

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

BEST GAS STATION

Apollo Fuels 99 Benmont Ave., Bennington 941-922-8700

BEST NEW CAR DEALER

802-447-7222

Coggins Honda of Bennington: 699 North Bennington Road, Bennington • 802-440-0604 cogginshondaofbennington.com

Len Nichols & Son Auto Lube

BEST CAR WASH

Monday-Friday 8:30-6 Saturday 8:30-2

Coggins Toyota of Bennington: 751 North Bennington Road, Bennington • 888-687-0387 cogginstoyotaofbennington.com

Alan Mattison, Jr.

538 Main St., Bennington 802-442-3994

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Coggins Ford of Bennington: 897 North Bennington Road, Bennington • 888-693-1687 cogginsfordofbennington.com

BEST AUTO REPAIRS AND SERVICES

This multi-generational, family-run shop offers everything from Vermont state inspections to fast, friendly oil changes.

431 Main Street, Bennington VT

Coggins Honda of Bennington — combines an expansive inventory with comprehensive maintenence and repair services.

Coggins Auto Group Now under new, local ownership, Coggins Auto Group — made up of Coggins Ford of Bennington, Coggins Toyota of Bennington and

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 pressure monitoring system repairs and roadside assistance. 322 North St., Bennington 802-442-9070 • wassicktireservice.com

BEST TOWING

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

BEST USED CAR

Loomis Auto Exchange 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. 133 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-447-2226 loomissalesandservice.com


BEST ASIAN CUISINE

BEST BAKERY

Fuji Hibachi & Asian Bistro

Willy’s Variety

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

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

BEST BAR/CLUB

BEST ATMOSPHERE

The Miller’s Toll

Madison Brewing Company

The Miller’s Toll Dinner Club & Lounge pairs a long, inventive cocktail menu with a curated selection of craft beers and wines sure to satisfy even the most discriminating drinkers.

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

716 Main St., Bennington 802-681-7963 • millerstoll.space

BEST BREAKFAST

The Blue Benn A Bennington icon, the Blue Benn

provides all the classic diner grub with a wealth of specials to boot, open 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. 314 North St., Bennington 802-442-5140

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 thevillagechocolateshoppe.com

BEST CATERER

Thyme Tables Catering Thyme Tables catering specializes in inspired food, artfully presented. Their menus take full advantage of the region’s agricultural wealth, showcasing local produce and artisinal meats, cheases, beverages and baked good. 180 Church St., Shaftsbury 802-375-5871 • thymetables.com

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DINING

BEST CHEESE STEAK

Junior’s Food Truck Junior’s serves up food truck favorites like hot dogs, burgers, cheese steaks, Italian sausage and fries smothered in your choice of cheese or chili. American Legion Post 13 Parking Lot, 225 Northside Drive, Bennigton 973-356-4748 • facebook.com/ Juniors-Food-Truck-BenningtonVT-445559312533205/

In Memoriam For The Loss Of Our Employee 2-1-21

Thank you for voting us #1 fuel service! 675 North Branch Street • Bennington, VT (802) 442-2705 • www.greenesoil.com

There’s a lot to love here.

At Brookdale our communities create exciting possibilities, so you can live your best life. We make falling in love with life easy. Thank you for voting us best Assisted Living in Bennington.

Brookdale Fillmore Pond Independent Living | Assisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care 300 Village Lane | Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-7000 155880-Fillmore Pond-Readers Choice Ad JM

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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. CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — BENNINGTON BANNER

Aly Strattman and Emma Myers make sandwiches in the kitchen of Elm Street Market in Bennington.

BEST COFFEE/TEA

Fuel Up Nutrition Offering a different take on caffination, Fuel Up Nutrition specializes in tasty teas in a rainbow of flavors, paired with nutritious treats like protien balls. 445 Main St., Bennington 802-681-7367 • facebook.com/Fuel-Up-Nutrition-102108884916849

ingredients, and can even be ordered online ahead of time for extra convenience. 5343 St. Rte. 7, Hoosick Falls, N.Y. 518-248-0555 • themoosekaboose.com

BEST HOT DOG

Hound Dog Based out of Manchester Center, Hound Dogs grills up Bennington County’s favorite loaded cheesesteak in classic food truck style.

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

64 Equinox Terrace, Manchester 802-236-2013 facebook.com/hounddogscatering

BEST FRENCH FRIES

BEST ICE CREAM

Madison Brewing Company

Billy T’s Northside Dairy Bar

See Best Atmosphere.

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.

BEST HAMBURGER

The Moose Kaboose With its cheery red exterior and charming country setting, The Moose Kaboose is no ordinary food truck. Its fan-favorite burgers are created with only the freshest

217 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-447-7100 benningtonlanes.com/dairy-bar

BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

The Publyk House The Publyk House features fine dining with fantastic views of Mount Anthony and the Bennington Battle Monument during the dat and a warm, inviting ambiance at night. They are also the perfect venue for weddings, funerals and birthday, retirement and office parties. 782 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-442-7500 • thepublykhouse.com

BEST PIZZA

Benner’s Bagels Pizza ‘N What Nosh Alongside pizza parlor classics like pepperoni and sausage, Benner’s offers a collection of specialty pies with ingredients ranging from linguine and marinara to gyro meat and tzatziki sauce. 604 Main St., Bennington 802-753-7772 • facebook.com/ bennersbagelspizzanwhatnosh

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Thank You for making Park McCullough & Thyme Tables 2021 Readers Choices Winners! BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION

BEST CATERER

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BEST COLLEGE

Bennington College Founded in 1932 as an experiment in self-directed, experience-focused education, Bennington College remains at the leading edge of academic innovation. Bennington students chart their own course of study with the help of close faculty guidance and annual internships. 1 College Drive, Bennington 802-442-5401 • bennington.edu

BEST CHILD CARE

Learning Tree Child Care at SVMC Located on the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center campus, Learning Tree Child Care is a fully-accredited facility serving children from six weeks to five years of age. Learning Tree accepts financial aid from both Vermont and New York state programs, and recently added two fully equipped class-

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rooms with the help of a $60,000 grant from Let’s Grow Kids. 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-447-5045 • svhealthcare.org/ careers/learning-tree-day-care

Birch Abatemarco smiles as he walks back to his seat after receiving his certificate during the 2021 sixth grade celebration at Village School of North Bennington.

BEST DANCE/ MARTIAL ARTS

Berkshire Dance Theatre Berkshire Dance Theatre is a non-profit 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 46 Holand Ave., Adams, Mass. 66 School St., Williamstown, Mass. 12 Union St., Bennington, Vt. 413-743-4645 • 802-447-8855 berkshiredance.org

BEST DRIVING SCHOOL

BEST EARLY EDUCATION (K-12)

Pinsonneault Driving School

Village School of North Bennington

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.

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.

216 Autumn Acres Road, Bennington 802-442-9678 pinsonneaultdrivingschool.com

9 School St., North Bennington 802-442-5955 • vsnb.org

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HOME IMPROVEMENT BEST CARPENTRY

BEST CLEANING SERVICE

Henry Sausville Construction

Clara’s Clean Sweep

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

BEST CHIMNEY SWEEP

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

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. Pownal • 413-652-5288

BEST ELECTRICIAN

Monument Electric Since 1978, Monument Electric has provided electrical construction and maintenance services to commercial and residential customers of all sizes. 1030 Water St., North Bennington 802-447-0784

BEST GREEN ENERGY PROVIDER

Power Guru Solar Energy

Power Guru provides NABCEP and NYSERDA certified installation of renewable energy systems, as well as maintenence and repairs, design assistance and more. 160 Benmont Ave, Bennington 802-379-9973 • power-guru.com

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

Serving customers in Vermont, New York and Massachusetts,

BEST HOME FUEL SERVICE

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 • greenesoil.com

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 and more. As the name implies, these folks are detail-oriented, professional and affordable. 2728 Depot St., Manchester Center

Thank you for voting us best printer! SCREEN PRINTING • EMBROIDERY • TEE SHIRTS • POLOS SWEATSHIRTS • HATS • PRINTING & COPIES

108 Union St. Bennington, VT 802.442.6711 printer@sover.net

Thank you for voting us the Best Hotel/Motel! Bennington Banner | Manchester Journal

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PROUDLY SUPPORTING THE BENNINGTON COMMUNITY FOR OVER 45 YEARS! 130 Northside Dr., Bennington, VT 05201 knottypinemotel.com • 802-442-5487

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BEST LANDSCAPING

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

BEST MOVING SERVICE

BEST PLUMBING

BEST SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

All Seasons Moving & Storage

Hayden Plumbing & Heating

Rick’s Small Enging Repair

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

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.

When your lawn mower is overdue for a tune-up, or your snowblower is need of some serious repairs, Rick’s Small Engine can keep your trusted equipment in good working order.

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

BEST PAINTING

Eric Cross Masonry

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.

Eric Cross Masonry is ready to tackle masonry jobs of all types, including chimney rebuilds/repairs, walkways and patios, fireplaces and foundation repair.

Established in 2002, Mintrone Paving of Pownal builds driveways, sidewalks and parking lots from a variety of materials including asphalt and gravel.

BEST WINDOWS/GLASS

C L White Glass

Greg Nichols Painting Mintrone Paving

BEST MASONRY

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

1989 South Stream Road, Bennington 802-733-4614 facebook.com/ricksmallenginerepair

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105 Gage St., Bennington 802-442-3155

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1325 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-442-2899 • vermontroofing.com

Pownal 802-823-5665 • mintronepaving.com

307 Grove St., Bennington 802-447-3775 • cross-masonry.com

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BENNINGTON EXPRESS LUBE AND CAR WASH • Car Wash • ASE Certified Mechanic on Staff • FREE Car Wash with State Inspection • Air Conditioning Service • Headlight Restoration • Brakes, Mufflers • Auto Repairs • Oil Changes

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Posh Place Salon and Gifts A big thank you to all of our devoted clients and our community for voting us

Best Hair Salon We couldn’t have done it without you. We are so grateful to all of you. From, Catherine, Robin, Carl, Lauren, Katie and Spencer.

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BEST ASSISTED LIVING

BEST DENTIST

Brookdale Fillmore Pond

Salem Dentistry

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

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, donating roughly $650,000 and over 3,000 employee volunteer hours annually to local nonprofits. Main Branch: 155 North St., Bennington 802-442-8121 thebankofbennington.com

BEST BARBER/HAIR SALON

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Posh Place Salon & Gifts Posh Place Salon was our readers’ top destination for hair cuts, coloring services, and a variety of mani/ pedi options including dip powder and shellac techniques. 1496 West Road, Bennington 802-440-5986 facebook.com/poshplacesalon

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Chiro-Med & Rehabilitation

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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. 345 Elm St., Bennington 802-753-7930 • cmrehab.net

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 care to those in need of everything from bonding to cosmetic fillings. 107 Elm St., Bennington 802-447-7147 • benningtondentist.com

BEST DOCTOR

Charles H. Salem, MD General surgeon, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians 140 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-447-5060

BEST EYE CARE

Advanced Eyecare 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. 322 Dewey St., Bennington 802-447-8700 5222 Main St., Manchester Center 802-366-8050 77 Hospital Ave. #110, North Adams, Mass. 413-664-6736 adveyecare.org

BEST FAMILY PRACTICE

Southwestern Vermont Health Care With offices in Wilmington, Manchester and Pownal, SVHC’s family practices provide routine and preventitive care for every life stage. Deerfield Valley Campus: 30 Rte. 100 South, Wilmington 802-464-5311 Northshire Campus: 5957 Main St. — Rte. 7A, Manchester 802-362-4440; Pownal Campus: 7237 Rte. 7, Pownal 802-681-2780 svhealthcare.org/services/ family-practice


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BEST FUNERAL HOME

E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home 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 maharandsonfuneralhome.net

BEST INSURANCE

The Richards Group The Richards Group is a family-owned, indepent group providing insurance and financial services to clients in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts since 1867. 116 South St., Bennington 802-442-5414 therichardsgrp.com/wills-insurance

BEST INVESTMENT

D.B. McKenna & Co. 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

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Moose decorate the Nature Trail on the Brookdale Fillmore Pond campus in Bennington.

BEST LAWYER

William C. Deveneau, Esq. PLC 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. 160 Benmont Ave., Ste. C3-80A, Bennington 802-442-9800 • wcdesq.com

BEST MASSAGE

BEST NURSING HOME

469 Main St., Bennington 802-447-2900 greenmountainoasis.com

Centers for Living and Rehabilitation Offering both short- and long-term care, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation are conveniently located on the SVHC Bennington campus. A full staff of on-site medical professionals provide top-notch care, while amenities like wi-fi internet, activity rooms and a restaurant-style dining room make for a comfortable, stress-free stay.

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

Bank of Bennington See Bank/ Credit Union

BEST NAIL SALON

Green Mountain Oasis Village Salon Treat your digits right at Village Salon, which offers plenty of nail care services including parrafin hand dips.

160 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-447-1547 svhealthcare.org/services/centers-living-rehabilitation

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262 north st. bennington, vt

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Imagine walking in the relaxation lounge before your appointment and being handed a cup of green tea as you await a relaxing massage or spa treatment.That’s just one of

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the perks at Green Mountain Oasis, which offers facials, hot stone massage, foot and hand treatments and more.

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BEST PEDIATRICIAN

Dr. Judy K. Orton 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

BEST PET BOARDING/ DAYCARE

Pawnal Pets Readers know their furriest loved ones are in good hands at Pawnal Pets, a state-of-the-art facility offering boarding, daycare and grooming services. 5993 Rte. 7, Pownal 802-823-1489 • pawnalpets.com

BEST PHARMACY

plies 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

BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY

Southwestern Vermont Health Care Southwestern Vermont Health Care boasts the area’s largest dedicated physical therapy team, able to provide both inpatient care within the hospital and outpatient services at SVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation. SVHC staff work one-on-one with clients to craft care plans utilizing multiple specialized rehab gyms and the collective expertise of the department’s therapists, 85% of whom hold doctorates in their field. 120 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-447-5140 svhealthcare.org/services/rehabilitation/ physical-therapy

L MIS Auto Exchange Sales & Service

The Pharmacy

The Pharmacy, Inc. is a full-service pharmacy, offering everything from immunization and medical sup-

BEST PRINTING/GRAPHICS

BEST STORAGE FACILITY

Crae Printing & Mailing

Stow-Away Self Storage

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.

2927 VT-7A, Arlington 802-375-6487

108 Union St., Bennington 802-442-6711 craeprinting.weebly.com

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

BEST SPA

Green Mountain Oasis See Best Massage.

BEST TANNING SALON

The Glow Lounge Opened in 2015, Glow Lounge has quickly claimed the top spot amongst Bennington-are tanning salons, thanks to multiple tanning options and a boutique full of accessories to go with that new glow. 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. 46 Church St., Shaftsbury 802-681-7755 • bodyblendstudio.com

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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

BEST VETERINARIAN

West Mountain Animal Hospital 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.

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BEST TAX SERVICES/ ACCOUNTING

BEST WASTE MANAGEMENT

Casella Waste Systems First launched in 1975 as Casella’s Refuse Removal, Cassella Waste Systems has always been on the leading edge of waste management techniques and technology. In 1977, Casella built the first recycling plant in the state of Vermont. Today, Casella continues to develop new systems to make waste management more sustainable, from converting the methane gas produced by its landfills into usable energy, to establishing zero-sort recycling facilities and adding dozens of compressed natural gas-powered collection trucks to its fleet. Casella currently serves over 150,000 customers — residential, commercial, institutional and agricultural — across six states, but remains based in its hometown of Rutland. casella.com

GILLIAN JONES — BENNINGTON BANNER

1726 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington 802-447-7723 • wmah.net

A sign points to the many facilities at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.

COMMUNITY SOLAR INFO@POWER-GURU.COM WWW.POWER-GURU.COM

for voting us the best dentist!

107 Elm Street Bennington, VT 05201

THANK YOU BENNINGTON COUNTY!

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ENTERTAINMENT BEST BED AND BREAKFAST

BEST HOTEL/MOTEL

South Shire Inn

Knotty Pine

Built in 1887 as the estate of Louis A. Graves, the South Shire Inn has retained plenty of historic Victorian charm, with each of its nine rooms featuring its own mix of period details like ornately carved fireplaces and elegant antique furniture.

Clean, cozy and friendly, the Knotty Pine offers a fine place to rest a weary head.

124 Elm St., Bennington 802-447-3839 • southshire.com

The Julie Shea Band

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. CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — BENNINGTON BANNER

Bodices belonging to members of the Park McCullough family line the grand entranceway at the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington.

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

130 Northside Drive, Bennington 802-442-5487 • knottypinemotel.com

BEST LOCAL 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. facebook.com/thejuliesheaband

BEST TOURIST LOCATION

Park-McCullough House

Park, but today it serves as a community and cultural hub. Visitors can enjoy a full calendar of events, including a farmers and artisans market, yoga in the garden, a croquet league, theatrical and musical performances, wine tastings and outdoor movie screenings, or simply take in the carefully preserved home and grounds. 1 Park St., North Bennington 802-442-5441 • parkmccullough.org

BEST SKI RESORT

Bromley Mountain 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

The historic Park-McCullough mansion was constructed in the 1860s for successful entrepreneur Trenor

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST LAWYER AGAIN!! PRACTICE AREAS:

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Estate Planning, Tax, Probate, Trusts & Business

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180 Country Club Drive, Bennington 802-442-2617 • mtanthonycc.com

BEST FITNESS CLUB

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.

BEST RECREATION FACILITY

interested in drafting plays than crafting logos, Bennington Sports and Graphics also offers graphic design and even website help.

Bennington Rec Center

451 Main St., Bennington 802-447-0020 benningtonsportsandgraphics.com

The Yoga Place emphasizes a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with classes 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

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 short-term memberships.

120 Depot St., Bennington 802-681-0161 anytimefitness.com/gyms/2246

The Yoga Place

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RECREATION

655 Gage St., Bennington 802-442-1053 bennington.com/attractions/recreation

BEST GOLF COURSE

Mt. Anthony Country Club

BEST SPORTS SUPPLIES

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

Bennington Sports and Graphics Bennington Sports and Graphics will get your team looking good with quality gear, customized using their screen printing, embroidery and heat transfer vinyl services. If you’re more

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“We would like to thank our customers for their continuing support and for voting us the Bennington Banner / Manchester Journal Readers Choice for a gas station. This is a salute to the hard work and dedication put forth by our many employees over the years.” Walter and Richard Freed

Apollo Fuels 99 Northside Drive

Bennington, Vermont

CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — BENNINGTON BANNER

John Camelio of North Bennington gets some practice swings in on the driving range at Mount Anthony Country Club.

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RETAIL BEST ANTIQUES

BEST ART GALLERY

The Vintage Soul

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery

Every trip is a new adventure at The Vintage Soul, a multi-dealer and consignment shop hosting an ever-changing inventory of collectibles, antiques, artisan goods and more. 4915 Main St., Manchester Center 802-367-3161 • thevintagesoul.biz

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

BEST APPLIANCES

Hollister Appliance From A/C to cooktops to washing machines, Hollister Appliance offers big-name brands with family-owned service. They even offer free delivery and removal when it’s time to upgrade your household appliances. 120 Depot St., Bennington 802-447-7445 • hollisterappliances.com

throughout the year, as well as several book clubs. An extensive children’s section, wide selection of local authors and greeting cards for every occasion make for an enjoyable browsing experience. 109 South St., Bennington 802-442-5059 benningtonbookshop.com

BEST BUTCHER

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery See Art Gallery

BEST BOOKSTORE

Bennington Bookshop The Bennington Bookshop is Vermont’s oldest independent bookstore, dating back to 1928. The shop hosts readings and author signings

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

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.

BEST ART SUPPLIES

BEST CLOTHING

831 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6856 facebook.com/HenrysMarketVermont

BEST CONSIGNMENT

Second Hand Rose Second Hand Rose boasts an extensive inventory of high-quality second-hand clothing, accessories and home goods, updated daily. They also offer new clothing from a select group of local artisans. 303 Depot St., Bennington 802-447-1563 secondhandrosevt.com

DRIVING SUSTAINABLE GROWTH SINCE 1975

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For over 45 years, Casella has been proud to serve local communities and help protect the natural environment. Each year, we recover over a million tons from the waste stream. Over the next decade it is our goal to double that amount.

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Doug Casella founds Casella’s Refuse Removal and invites his brother John to be his partner in 1976 (Rutland, VT)

The brothers build their first recycling facility, which is also the first in the State of Vermont

Casella’s public private partnership model is established and brings modern engineering to the Clinton County, NY Landfill

The Company starts its first food waste collection route and two years later completes the acquisition that would become Casella Organics

Casella reduces its carbon footprint by 45%, and earns the 2012 EPA Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in GHG Management

Casella begins to build Resource Solutions, extending professional services to customers across 45 states

Casella positions for Sustainable Growth, broadening ESG communications and announcing ten strategic sustainability goals for 2030

Thank you for voting Casella as a 2021 Readers Choice Award winner! For more information or service, visit casella.com


BEST FLOORING

BEST FURNITURE

BEST HARDWARE

Willy’s Variety Store

WCW Carpet Warehouse

Pownal View Barn

Home Depot

Named for the spectacular mountain view just beyond its front doors, the Pownal View Barn specializes in high-quality, American-made furniture, as well as decor and Vermont cheeses and maple syrup.

121 North Bennington Road 802-447-9997 • homedepot.com

See Best Bakery

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

BEST ELECTRONICS/ COMPUTERS

Tim’s Computer Service

In addition to the largest flooring warehouse in the tri-state area, WCW Carpet Warehouse provides installation for multiple flooring types, free estimates and over 30 years of industry experience to provide the best possible service. 211 River St., Bennington 802-447-1166

3827 Rte. 7, Pownal 802-823-7345 • pownalviewbarn.com

BEST GIFT SHOP

The Gift Garden

BEST FRAMING

See Best Flower Shop

Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery

BEST GROCERIES

See Art Gallery

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

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BEST CONVENIENCE STORE

BEST LUMBER YARD

Hannaford

rk Miles

141 Hannaford Square, Bennington 802-442-1521 • hannaford.com

Whether you’re building a home

With over twenty years of experience, Tim’s Computer Service has the skills and the know-how to keep your business up to date, fully connected and safe from cyber threats. 418 North Branch St., Bennington 802-379-5400 timscomputerservice.com

BEST FLOWER SHOP

The Gift Garden

431 Main St., Bennington 802-447-7222 • thegiftgardenvt.com

CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — BENNINGTON BANNER

Co-owner Linda Foulsham places books on the front tables inside the Bennington Bookshop’s new location in the Putnam Block on South Street in Bennington.

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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.

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YOUR #1 INSURANCE AGENCY Thank you to all the Bennington Banner readers for voting The Richards Group the #1 insurance agency in the 2021 Readers Choice Awards. HOME, AUTO & BUSINESS INSURANCE

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 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.

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.

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

BEST SEWING/TAILORING

BEST MUSIC

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

Knapp’s 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.

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The Scarlett Creation

626 Main St., Bennington 802-447-3794 thescarlettcreation.com

417 Main St., Bennington 802-442-6252 • knappsvt.com

BEST SHOES

BEST NURSERY/GARDEN SUPPLIES

Family Footwear Center

Clear Brook Farm Clear Brook Farm provides gardners with hundreds of flowers, herbs and vegetable plants. Their farmstand offers their own certified organic produce as well as organic cheese, bread, fruit and other foot items from local artisans. 47 Hidden Valley Road, Shaftsbury 802-442-4273 • clearbrookfarm.co

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1873 Vermont Route 67E, North Bennington 802-442-2851 • whitmansfeed.com

BEST PET STORE

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

BEST TOYS

Knapp’s See Best Music

Whitman’s Feed Store Pet owners can be a demanding

Thank you, Bennington County!

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

109 South Street Bennington, VT

802.442.5059 www.benningtonbookshop.com

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COMMUNITY LIFE BEST ANIMAL SHELTER/ RESCUE

Second Chance Animal Center For decades, 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.

local families impacted by cancer, and contribute to local and regional research efforts.

hundreds of vendors serving up everything from garlic plants to garlic ice cream.

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bennington.com/garlicfest

BEST COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATION

BEST PLACE TO WORK

Arlington Vermont Lions Club

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

The Arlington Lions Club is a busy group, hosting community events and volunteer efforts all year long. This year, the Club was named Lions Club of the Year for its district, which encompasses the entire state of Vermont and part of New York.

BEST CHARITY EVENT

802-375-6037 facebook.com/arlingtonvtlions

Southwestern Vermont Health Care 120 Hospital Drive, Bennington 802-447-5140 svhealthcare.org/careers

BEST SCHOOL SPORTS COACH

Rob Short, Mount Anthony Union High School Skiing

Cancer Center BEST LOCAL EVENT BEST TEACHER (PRE K-12) Community Crusaders Southern Vermont Kathleen Backus, Through fundraising efforts and Garlic & Herb Festival community events such as the Village School of Cupcake Challenge and Cabin FeGarlic Fest stinks — and that’s why ver, the Cancer Crusaders provide we love it. This adoring celebration North Bennington financial and emotional support for of all things garlic brings together

CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — BENNINGTON BANNER

Kitty Kitty, a 5-7 year old calico tabby, looks through the glass door of her cat suite at Second Chance Animal Shelter in Arlington.

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2021 WINNER INDEX Advanced Eyecare Alan Mattison, Jr. All Seasons Moving & Storage Anytime Fitness Apollo Fuels Apricot Lane Boutique Arlington Vermont Lions Club Attention to Details Bank of Bennington Benner's Bagels Pizza 'N What Nosh Bennington Bookshop Bennington College Bennington Cooling & Heating Bennington Elks Lodge Bennington Express Lube & Car Wash Bennington Rec Center Bennington Sports and Graphics Berkshire Dance Theatre Billy T's Northside Dairy Bar Blue Benn, The Body Blend Bromley Mountain Ski Resort Brookdale Fillmore Pond C L White Glass Cancer Center Community Crusaders Casella Waste Systems Centers for Living and Rehabilitation Charles H. Salem, MD Chiro-Med & Rehabilitation

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Clara's Clean Sweep Clear Brook Farm Coggins Auto Group Crae Printing & Mailing D.B. McKenna & Co. Darren D. Sharpe, Inc. Dr. Judy K. Orton E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home Elm Street Market, The Eric Cross Masonry Family Footwear Center Fuel Up Nutrition Fuji Hibachi & Asian Bistro Gift Garden, The Glow Lounge, The Green Mountain Dry Cleaners Green Mountain Oasis Greene's Oil and Propane Greg Nichols Painting Hannaford Hawkins House Hayden Plumbing & Heating Henry Sausville Construction Henry's Market Hoisington Realty Hollister Appliance Home Depot Hound Dog J & J Auto Polishing

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Jay's Art Shop & Frame Gallery 18, 19 Julie Shea Band, The 16 5 Junior's Food Truck Kathleen Backus, Village School of North Bennington 21 Knapp's 20 Knotty Pine 16 Learning Tree Child Care at SVMC 9 4 Len Nichols & Son Auto Lube Loomis Auto Exchange 4 Love, Cody & Co. 15 Madison Brewing Company 5, 6 Miller's Toll, The 5 Mintrone Paving 11 Monument Electric 10 Moose Kaboose, The 6 Mt. Anthony Country Club 17 O'Reilly Auto Parts 4 Park-McCullough House 16 Pawnal Pets 14 Pembroke Landscaping 11 Pharmacy, The 14 Pinsonneault Driving School 9 Posh Place Salon & Gifts 12 Power Guru Solar Energy 10 Pownal View Barn 19 Publyk House, The 6 Richards Group, The 13 Rick's Small Enging Repair 11

rk Miles 19 Rob Short, Mount Anthony Union High School Skiing 21 Salem Dentistry 12 Scarlett Creation, The 20 21 Second Chance Animal Center Second Hand Rose 18 South Shire Inn 16 21 Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival 12, 14, 21 Southwestern Vermont Health Care Stow-Away Self Storage 14 Thyme Tables Catering 5 Tim's Computer Service 19 Vermont Roofing 11 Village Chocolate Shoppe, The 5 Village Salon 13 Village School of North Bennington 9 Vintage Soul, The 18 Walt's Service Center 4 Wassick Tire Service 4 WCW Carpet Warehouse 19 West Mountain Animal Hospital 15 Whitman's Feed Store 20 William C. Deveneau, Esq. PLC 13 Willy's Variety 5 Willy's Variety Store 19 Yoga Place, The 17

MADISON BREWING CO. BREW PUB & RESTAURANT LUNCH & DINNER DAILY

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10 BEERS ON TAP • BEER TO GO! • VERMONT’S ONLY OPEN BREW HOUSE

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VISIT OUR BREW HOUSE

Lunch & Dinner Daily Specials

Dine In or Take Out 4 Pack Cans Available!

...Always something brewing at Madison’s BEST ATMOSPHERE & FRENCH FRIES! www.madisonbrewingco.com 428 MAIN ST. BENNINGTON, VERMONT 802-44B-REWS

The Julie Shea Band would like to thank you for your vote! www.thejuliesheaband.com


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the Publyk

House



A Bennington Tradition Where Fine Food, Friends and Comfort are Always Found

Mt. Anthony Views

Fine Dining Nightly

Modern American Fare

Cozy Vermont Tavern

An American Tavern and Steak House A 

IN HISTORIC BENNINGTON

Thank You! Voted Best Overall Restaurant! 782 HARWOOD HILL ROAD, | HISTORIC ROUTE 7A | BENNINGTON VT 05201 | 802~442~7500

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