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Bennington passes ordinance in regards to panhandlers

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BENNINGTON, Vt. – An ordinance passed in Bennington will limit how close panhandlers can be to public buildings.

According to a town official, this is part of a broader ordinance regarding sidewalk safety and public access.

The ordinance passed on Monday night after there have been complaints from residents about panhandlers driving shoppers out of town.

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