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Interstate 91 bridge construction is behind schedule

BRATTLEBORO—A heavy Vermont winter, delayed storm water management permits, and soil issues have extended the expected opening date for the Interstate 91 West River bridge into November 2016.

The project’s original deadline was by the end of the 2015-16 winter season, Secretary of Transportation Susan Minter told town officials Monday.

Minter broke the unpleasant news to the Selectboard and department heads during a special board meeting.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Dangerous to dogs

Wonka would eat just about anything — including the raisins that poisoned him

LETTERS FROM READERS

A rare integrity

VIEWPOINT

Our vital and finite resource

We seldom consciously think about how often we need clean water. Where did it come from?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bellows Falls wrestling: a rare and intense education

LETTERS FROM READERS

Radiation as a force for good in fight against cancer

LETTERS FROM READERS

Great story, but with two startling errors

LETTERS FROM READERS

Budgets are a moral statement

VIEWPOINT

The worst possible same-old-same-old

Barack Obama is asking us to accept even wider and more costly wars than those that preceded them, wars that did not work. It’s not too late to stop the rush to another war in the Middle East.

VIEWPOINT

Spend a day working in a state employee’s shoes

State employees aren't being ‘unreasonable’ when we reject the notion that the state budget be balanced with our earnings

LETTERS FROM READERS

TPP signs away higher standards in favor of ‘free trade’

VIEWPOINT

Out of the crocodile’s mouth

We must take our early childhood programs from the jaws of bad policy choices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Decommission, remediate VY site as soon as possible

VIEWPOINT

Term limits: combating political complacency

Every office must be occupied by a vibrant, creative, forward-thinking personality with only our future best interests foremost in their mind before, and most certainly, after, the elections

VIEWPOINT

Governor: stop scapegoating state employees

Vermont needs to stop blaming us for the budget fiasco and start taxing those who have enjoyed disproportionate income growth over the past decade

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks for showcasing some great student essays

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Little League gets ready for 2015 season

SAXTONS RIVER

PVA Midgets win Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association state championship

BELLOWS FALLS

Pride and discipline

Away from the spotlight, the BF/Hartford wrestling team quietly toils

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring skiing awaits at Living Memorial Park

WINDHAM COUNTY

Tour de Heifer promises Vermont's ‘most challenging’ dirt road rides

WINDHAM COUNTY

Twin Valley boys fall in Division IV semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls top Stowe in OT in hockey playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Girls’ basketball playoffs begin this week

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel hockey teams pick up key home wins

WINDHAM COUNTY

‘Hoops for Hope’ games at Leland & Gray raise $2,000

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Girls on the Run Vermont founder/director receives National Legacy Award

BELLOWS FALLS

“Togetherhood” program helps out Our Place

BRATTLEBORO

Hilltop Montessori students to build and raffle ‘tiny house’

Proceeds to benefit Morningside Shelter, school's scholarship fund

BRATTLEBORO

KidsPLAYce celebrates the Month of the Young Child with pinwheels

BRATTLEBORO

Marlboro College Graduate Center offers series on nonprofit board development

BRATTLEBORO

Funding for Brattleboro-area projects available through Crosby-Gannett, Dunham-Mason funds

BRATTLEBORO

Windham Regional Career Center offers spring community education and training programs

BRATTLEBORO

Orlan honored by Sanders for VA work

BRATTLEBORO

Elliott Greenblott graduates from AARP's Volunteer Leadership Institute

BRATTLEBORO

Fit & Healthy Kids Coalition honors “Mother Nurture”

Names BOC Ski Hut manager Linda Bailey as its Community Champion for the winter season

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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

Brattleboro sued over failed vote to change charter

Plaintiffs say that Selectboard weighed in on citizen petition inappropriately

BRATTLEBORO

Green Street to receive a lift

With stone retaining wall failing, Public Works rushes to gather funding

BRATTLEBORO

Family offers $10,000 reward for information on fatal hit-and-run

BROOKLINE

Historic Round Schoolhouse needs more renovations

Distinctive building has a colorful history

BRATTLEBORO

Interstate 91 bridge construction is behind schedule

Harsh winter, other delays push expected completion date to Nov. 2016

BRATTLEBORO

Municipal, town school budgets pass

Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting productive, but not all decisions easy

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Elwell outlines budgeting and programming vision for Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

In Brattleboro, no property tax increases expected

Selectboard explains changes and savings in proposed budget to Town Meeting Members

BRATTLEBORO

Agreement brings rail travel to Montreal closer to reality

BRATTLEBORO

Economic development issues dominate at Chamber's Legislative Breakfast

WILLIAMSVILLE

Coming together for a friend

Colleagues, neighbors, and family remember the life of Susan Keese

BRATTLEBORO

Trying to budget in uncertainty

AT BMH, Welch stresses need for federal government to continue Medicare funding for rural hospitals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Pre-Town Meeting informational meetings scheduled for March 16, 18

VERNON

Recount set for Vernon school budget, which lost by four votes

One Selectboard race still in question

VERNON

Regional businesses suggest ways to make economy thrive

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott holds an economic pitch night in Vernon

BRATTLEBORO

Come as you are

Inclusion Center offers a safe space for people with disabilities to gather and be themselves

BRATTLEBORO

Police investigate spate of burglaries

Urge residents to be vigilant, report suspicious activity

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Town and Village

HALIFAX

Little progress reported in Act 250 proceeding on gravel quarry

DOVER

Dover Town Common plan moves forward

BRATTLEBORO

Stevens & Associates wins award for Brooks House restoration

BRATTLEBORO

Windham Regional Commission provides funding for cleanup of NEYT property

LONDONDERRY

Seed swap returns to Londonderry

WINDHAM COUNTY

TARPS reinvents itself as Webster's House Animal Shelter

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Tech nursing honor students to host bone marrow drive

GRAFTON

Grafton firefighters have been busy in March

PUTNEY

Tim Brookes to speak on language in the digital age at Landmark College

BRATTLEBORO

From goyim to cantor-to-be

BAJC spiritual leader celebrates forthcoming ordination as cantor with a concert to honor her teachers along her journey

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

PBS film, discussion to explore last days of Vietnam war

PUTNEY

Nimbus Dance Works performs at The Putney School

BRATTLEBORO

Arts Council of Windham County announces Student Art Month Awards

BRATTLEBORO

Channeling the muse: An interview with Etan Nasreddin-Longo and Hugh Keelan

GUILFORD

Thinking globally, dancing locally

Wally Cardona's culture-spanning work, The Set Up, makes a stop at Vermont Performance Lab

WESTMINSTER

BFUHS Drama Club presents Peter Pan

BRATTLEBORO

Saxophonist Melissa Aldana to perform with Crash Trio at Vermont Jazz Center

BRATTLEBORO

Chance meets opportunity at NEYT

A theater wants to use local artists. A local artist needs a gig. The result is Jana Zeller's set design for ‘Little Women’

BRATTLEBORO

BMC Chamber Series presents Heath Quartet

BRATTLEBORO

Dancing for Lexy

Tour brings awareness of childhood cancer in tribute to the life of a young woman who died too soon

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Edible or not? Minding your rinds

BRATTLEBORO

Hard cider popularity on the rise — and it's about time!

Like wine, cider can be still or effervescent, dry or sweet, and everything in between. The range of flavor profiles is limited only to the imagination and skill of the cider maker.

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market seeks new members

BRATTLEBORO

Einkorn: Eli Rogosa's quest to save the plant by eating it

BRATTLEBORO

Food Connects chooses cabbage as February’s ‘Harvest Of The Month’

BRATTLEBORO

New approaches to some old favorites

BRATTLEBORO

Make friends with cabbage

A classic and inexpensive winter vegetable is starting to earn its culinary due — and it won’t reek if you cook it the right way

BRATTLEBORO

Bayley Hazen Blue: A modern-day iconic cheese from Vermont

The blue cheese for people who don’t think they like blue cheese

BRATTLEBORO

Chocolate Scat Sampler for sale to benefit BEEC Nature Camp Scholarship Fund

BRATTLEBORO

Stroll presents Beer, Cider and Cheese Festival at River Garden

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