Accio Hogwarts Fun!

The first ever Hogwarts Family Day event was produced by ACT's Youth Empowerment Committee as an intergenerational event for the community. Nearly ¬†250 persons ¬†were transported into a clever, fun, free community event celebrating all things Harry Potter! Thank you…

Governor Recognizes May as Vermont Youth Appreciation Month

May is Vermont Youth Appreciation Month Four years ago, a group of Bennington area youth drafted a statewide resolution to establish a Vermont Youth Appreciation Day. This celebration was a call to action in response to YRBS data that reflected…

Bennington County Grabs the Top Spot!

A total of 5800 pounds were collected through recent prescription drug take-back efforts in Vermont. Bennington County collected the 2nd highest total weight and averaged the highest weight per person of all Vermont counties. --- Top 5 in Total Weight…

Local Students Give Policy Recommendations to State Legislature

Students comment on access to tobacco and alcohol On Wednesday, April 8th, students from the Pre-Law Class, instructed by Bruce Lee-Clark at the Career Development Center in Bennington presented their report to the legislature on youths access to tobacco and…