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Welch Pledges to Support Downtown Development

The Manchester Journal reported this week on U.S. Representative Peter Welch's visit to Bennington and his support of the downtown revitalization project.

Welch, Silver, tour downtown

President Mariko Silver, as a representative of the Bennington Redevelopment Group (BRG) toured with Representative Peter Welch and others as they walked through the Greenberg Block and discussed the proposed plans on Wednesday morning. 

President Silver remarked on the importance of the project: "The sense at our table every other week, from the principal investors, is that this is a moment of essential urgency and this project is critical to the future of this community."