Celebrate Youth Appreciation Month in Bennington!

May is Youth Appreciation Month in Vermont, and each year we come together to celebrate Bennington youth for all that they contribute to the community! This year, instead of one day of fun, we're celebrating throughout the month of May…

Community Norms on Alcohol Consumption & Keeping Youth Safe

by Nancy Koziol, owner of couch + cork and ACT’s Business Sector Leader Vermont is known for so many things: its wild landscape ripe for outdoor recreation, lack of billboards and, unfortunately, higher rates of alcohol consumption–across all age groups–compared…

ACT’s Take Care Project in the Bennington Banner

Gender neutral clothing and hygiene products on Main St. BENNINGTON — Main Street has always been a place for teens to gather. Now, thanks to Threads, downtown Bennington is also a safe haven for any teen who needs extra support.…