- Associated Press - Thursday, July 17, 2014

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The town of Bennington is celebrating its new public downtown WiFi zone.

The WiFi service is free for residents and visitors.

Organizers say the zone was paid for and developed by the Vermont Digital Economy Project and the Vermont Telecommunications Authority, with support from the town and the Better Bennington Corporation.

A cable-cutting ceremony will take place on the town office lawn on Thursday at 7 p.m.