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Back to the future with NASA

BRATTLEBORO—The state of our country has seen marked improvement over the last year.

Unemployment is at its lowest level since before the recession, the stock market is setting record highs, and a manufacturing sector has added jobs for the first time in nearly two decades.

But we’re working to regain lost ground while neglecting the importance of innovating, creating, and aspiring — the very aspects that once made our country great.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Disheartened that our co-op speaks with one voice and listens with one ear

VIEWPOINT

When law enforcement confronts racial bias head on

The Vermont State Police has slowly and incrementally demonstrated conspicuously courageous leadership

LETTERS FROM READERS

Barely recognizing our co-ops

VIEWPOINT

National debt threatens our future

Our $18 trillion debt makes a myth of the United States offering fair chances for everyone

VIEWPOINT

Back to the future with NASA

Curiosity once enabled our nation to perform miracles, and with a new space age, we could do it again

LETTERS FROM READERS

A joy to read

LETTERS FROM READERS

A tale of two utility companies

LETTERS FROM READERS

‘Gimmie Shelter’ concert raises $2,000 for overflow shelter heat

LETTERS FROM READERS

If we still need our co-ops, then our co-ops need us

LETTERS FROM READERS

Taxpayers at low financial risk but reaped great benefits from VY

VIEWPOINT

We have no say — why?

We will live with VY’s nuclear waste in our backyard for decades to come, but the NRC says we are voiceless about the manner in which it is stored

LETTERS FROM READERS

Legion band members seek donations to get them to national competition

VIEWPOINT

A big favor for a little bird

On a cold winter day, a chickadee finds some warmth

LETTERS FROM READERS

Brattleboro board shortchanges safety while making poor spending decisions

LETTERS FROM READERS

Policy governance designed to represent legal, moral owners in organization

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Sports

BRATTLEBORO

Countdown begins for 93rd Harris Hill Ski Jump

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bulldogs chomp on Rebel girls, 54-20

WINDHAM COUNTY

Jacks jump Terrier boys, 56-39

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls come up big against MAU

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel boys begin to recover from shaky start

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wasps sting Colonel boys in wild 7-6 hockey game

BRATTLEBORO

Recreation & Parks Department offer activities for holiday vacation week

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rutland roughs up Colonel girls in home hockey opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels boys’ hockey opens season with wins

WINDHAM COUNTY

Football realignment plan drops Colonels into Division II

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Boys & Girls Club to share in $550,000 in federal grant money

BRATTLEBORO

Brooks Memorial Library reaches its Annual Appeal goal

WESTMINSTER

Ski for Heat events to raise money to keep low-income Vermonters warm this winter

BRATTLEBORO

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library seeks book donations

BRATTLEBORO

Entergy to continue supporting Drop In Center programs, services

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Police offer tips for motorists, pedestrians on safely sharing the streets

WINDHAM COUNTY

Application season opens for Governor's Institutes of Vermont's upcoming Winter Weekends for teenagers

BELLOWS FALLS

Quit-smoking classes are coming to Bellows Falls

WEST BRATTLEBORO

WBA honors Daleys as community leaders

BRATTLEBORO

Heat pump workshop offered in Brattleboro

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Your logo imparts a visual foundation for your business

A communications pro offers some introductory tips for developing your brand

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local downtowns share in $2.4 million in state tax incentives

WINDHAM COUNTY

Application workshops scheduled for Windham County Economic Development Program

BRATTLEBORO

Because a good place to live tops the list

Local media entrepreneurs discuss why they call Windham County home

BELLOWS FALLS

Area businesses turn ‘likes’ into scholarship funds for Meeting Waters YMCA

BRATTLEBORO

A new role for a pediatric pro

After nearly 40 years in medicine, Dr. Jane Katz Field moves into dealing with ‘big picture’ public health issues

WINDHAM COUNTY

FairPoint expands broadband coverage

Newfane, Putney, Townshend, Westminster, Whitingham, and Wilmington get more access

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro downtown shops to close

Owners of Verde, At the Oasis cite personal reasons, not business climate, for stepping away

BRATTLEBORO

Area health festival invites exhibitors

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont State Parks taps Whetstone Station for new pint partnership

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Experience, chemistry, technology: The art of keeping the roads clear

BRATTLEBORO

Volunteers keep people warm and fed in the storm

Welcoming respites serve homeless community during harsh weather

BRATTLEBORO

Selectboard to hold special meeting Jan. 29 to finalize Town Meeting agenda

Public hearing will address petitions to amend Town Charter

BRATTLEBORO

No contested races in Brattleboro for annual town election

Town Meeting short on members

BRATTLEBORO

Yet another potential new site for skatepark

Selectboard approves investigation into site atop Living Memorial Park

BRATTLEBORO

Public Works Department warns of misleading solicitation by pipe insurance firm

BRATTLEBORO

UVM political scientist Frank Bryan to discuss Leahy's role in American history

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County spared worst of major winter storm

More snow still expected later in the week

BRATTLEBORO

Meeting students’ needs

Brattleboro School Board hosts third community conversation

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

A year of tough choices

Members of Windham County delegation weigh in on Shumlin's budget address

BRATTLEBORO

The long arc of justice

Local youth and police commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

BRATTLEBORO

Are you smarter than a Rotarian?

Monthly trivia night teases brains for charity

BRATTLEBORO

Sudden icing of roads leads to dozens of accidents around region

BRATTLEBORO

Residents asked to weigh in on proposed zoning changes

Town plans series of forums, open houses to explain what's new, gather feedback

BRATTLEBORO

Proposed Brattleboro FY16 municipal budget shows modest increases

Debate continues on police-fire project

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Top 12 projects named to 2015 CEDS

Federal funding possible for projects that could create jobs in Windham County

WINDHAM COUNTY

NRC seeks public comment on Vermont Yankee report

Federal agency to hold public meeting in area next month

WINDHAM COUNTY

Health-care protestors stage sit-in during inauguration

Legislators worry for the Statehouse's openness

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Town and Village

TOWNSHEND

Town comes together after a tragic 2014

Pair of killings sparks in Townshend sparks formation of community group

BRATTLEBORO

Two BUHS students honored in Sanders’ annual essay contest

Taggard wins second place and Schmidt among the top 20 in annual State of the Union competition

PUTNEY

Audit finds three years of dog license payments

More than $10,000, much in checks that are void, went undeposited

VERNON

Entergy, town agree to VY value

Dormant plant assessed at $250 million

DUMMERSTON

Conservation Commission, BEEC present course in community ecology

PUTNEY

Landmark College's Ellen Wood is awarded Carol A. Moore Scholarship

VERNON

No injuries in Vernon logging truck accident

TOWNSHEND

Rescue Inc. receives grant to install AEDs in Windham Central schools

WINDHAM COUNTY

Town notes

GUILFORD

‘E911 technology on an 18th-century road map’

Conservation Commission addresses town road classification issues

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Arts

PUTNEY

Puppetry, folk music, strumming, and crankiness

Groups collaborate to raise funds for new Putney playschool, which celebrates kids as ‘the little, beautiful, creative creatures they are’

BRATTLEBORO

Afropop giants Antibalas, Zap Mama to heat up the Latchis

BRATTLEBORO

What is the Brattleboro sound?

BRATTLEBORO

Collegiate a cappella concert returns to Brattleboro for 12th year of song

Popular show benefits Brattleboro Museum & Art Center

BRATTLEBORO

Washed Up Beulah Band in concert at New England Youth Theatre

BRATTLEBORO

Dance to connect the mind and the body

‘Goddess Rising’ showcases the healing art of belly dance

BRATTLEBORO

Northern Roots Traditional Music Festival returns for eighth year

BRATTLEBORO

Latchis Arts presents 'Garden Inspirations: Growing Vegetables'™

PUTNEY

Dustbowl Revival, with Laura Molinelli and Ben Campbell, comes to Next Stage

PUTNEY

Chasing the chill away

Winter Sunshine series at Sandglass returns with 'The Three Little Pigs'

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

A fresh start to 2015

Making sourdough starter for your bread — and keeping alive indefinitely — is wicked easy (with a few caveats)

BRATTLEBORO

Patience, persistance pays off for Sawyer's Artisanal Cheese

With a new milk source and new varieties, Joe Sawyer's cheeses are a hit

BRATTLEBORO

Extending the season

The fields might be covered with snow, but local farmers keep busy growing and selling winter vegetables

BRATTLEBORO

Winter vegetables for cold nights

BRATTLEBORO

For Duo, it’s about finding local food sources — even in the winter months — and creating community

WILLIAMSVILLE

New Brattleboro brewery quenches thirst for something a little different — or a lot different

BRATTLEBORO

Organic Trade Association hosts networking event

Members share excitement about organic possibilities, challenges

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Free spirit

A Brattleboro baker finds a business model that matches her personality

BRATTLEBORO

Cheese for the holidays

Making an interesting and tasty cheese plate for guests is easier than you think

BRATTLEBORO

Career Center students grow food for BUHS cafeteria

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