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(Steve Delaney) This week we’re exploring the Southwest Corner, Vermont’s Bennington County. A place apart, by its own claim, and a place of multiple images.
One is Bennington, the proud old anchor town of the southwest, now struggling with economic stress. The other is Manchester, a mecca for skiers, shoppers and tourists in general. Ivan Beattie chairs the Selectboard in Manchester. Mr. Chairman, welcome to Morning Edition.
VPR’s series, Southwest Corner includes interview, news stories and commentaries on the southwestern part of the state.