BENNINGTON -- The Council on Rural Development is planning to bring its Community Visit Program to Bennington to help residents identify and achieve goals for the town. Executive Director Paul Costello said an initial steering committee is being put together behind the scenes and will meet in February to help determine a broad set of ideas residents may be interested in. Eventually, a town meeting-style event will be held in March, featuring 30 to 40 state and federal officials, where the public can share their goals and begin creating a road map to achieve them, Costello said. "We provide the structure." Click HERE to read the article.