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Pedal power to the people

BELLOWS FALLS—With all of its hills, Vermont is not the easiest place to bike. Even in places like Burlington and Brattleboro, encountering a hill at some point in one’s travels is inevitable — and the difficulty can create an impediment to alternative forms of transportation.

But one woman in Bellows Falls thinks it’s a perfect place to bike, and she has backed up that idea with a plan that has become a reality.... Continue reading story

Voices

PRIMARY SOURCES

Keeping the Internet open

State Librarian makes the case for net neutrality

LETTERS FROM READERS

Welcome back to Israel

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bravo!

LETTERS FROM READERS

No better use for land

LETTERS FROM READERS

In support of Rebecca Balint

LETTERS FROM READERS

Sometimes, compromise isn’t an option

LETTERS FROM READERS

Business climate was a big factor in decision to close long-establshed business

LETTERS FROM READERS

‘I’d probably make the same decision’

ESSAY

No place like home

People live in so many ways, and most of them seem to prefer their own ways to any of the others

LETTERS FROM READERS

The vets who aren’t getting treatment

VIEWPOINT

Exporting our carbon problems

The EPA takes a flawed state-by-state approach to greenhouse-gas policy

LETTERS FROM READERS

Grace Cottage Hospital’s annual Tee It Up For Health was a great success

VIEWPOINT

Return on investment

Families play an important role in early childhood development

MEMORIAM

Dirt under her fingernails

Now that Molly Dowd is really gone, the neighborhood will never be the same. But she left something behind for all of us to share.

ESSAY

Love letter to Brattleboro

A teacher gives a heartfelt goodbye after a sabbatical year in southern Vermont

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro, BF clinch spots in state Legion tourney

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro falls to Bennington in Little League District 2 finals

BRATTLEBORO

20th annual Glove, Sweat and Cheers softball tournament is this weekend

WINDHAM COUNTY

Pallardy, Gilligan win Firecracker 4-miler

WINDHAM COUNTY

Good pitching gives Post 5 wins over Bennington, Hartford

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 splits with Bellows Falls in Legion openers

WINDHAM COUNTY

Twin Valley teams fall in semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terrier boys win state Division III track title; girls take third

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels lose a heartbreaker to GM in Division III softball playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel teams open Division I playoffs at home

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

BMH celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

WINDHAM COUNTY

Take home the harvest with your EBT card and Harvest Health Coupons

BRATTLEBORO

Going the Distance ride raises more than $41,000 for Boys & Girls Club

BRATTLEBORO

Clayworks offers Bowlerama to support Empty Bowls Dinner

GRAFTON

Grafton Food Festival celebrates local foods, farms

BRATTLEBORO

Experiment and explore this summer at Brooks Memorial Library

ROCKINGHAM

Get ready to ‘Fizz! Boom! Read!’ at the RFPL

BRATTLEBORO

Rescue Inc. announces subscription campaign for 2014-15

BRATTLEBORO

BUHS Class of 1964 to celebrate 50th reunion with focus on giving thanks and giving back

BRATTLEBORO

BMH Physician Group launches new online patient portal for easier access to health information

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Business Monthly

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

BRATTLEBORO

Marlboro College announces Nonprofit Management Summer Camp

PUTNEY

Landmark College receives donation to creat business center

$1 million to establish Morgan le Fay Center for Advances in Business and Entrepreneurship

BRATTLEBORO

Sidehill Farm honored with SB?A awards as Family-Owned Business of the Year

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Town approves purchase of generator for Pleasant Valley Pump Station

BRATTLEBORO

Working group to rank economic development funds

BRATTLEBORO

Round three

One year in, Brattleboro keeps searching for a new Town Manager

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BELLOWS FALLS

Pedal power to the people

BF Community Bike Project seeks to get more residents on two wheels

BRATTLEBORO

Not long now...

Brooks House renovations are in the final stages; first tenants set to arrive in August

WEST BRATTLEBORO

A love that’s still farm fresh

Helen and Charlie Robb celebrate 50 years of marriage with an ice cream social

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Hubs and spokes: A new model for recovery from addiction

WEST BRATTLEBORO

With drug crisis in public eye, new approaches to addiction emerge

State assembles conference to share ideas that are working statewide

BRATTLEBORO

Building a revolving fund for Windham County

State holds public hearing to gather input on program for local businesses

BRATTLEBORO

WCEDP loan/grant applications will be made available soon

BRATTLEBORO

VY fund details take shape

State to distribute economic development funds in Windham County

BRATTLEBORO

Off the verandah and into the swing

Brattleboro Country Club Women’s Association takes an active role in supporting their sport, and the community

BRATTLEBORO

Sustainability from the sun

Windham Solid Waste Management District considers turning former landfill into solar field

BRATTLEBORO

Fresh Air Kids arrive from New York City

Seven area families host young visitors for a month

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Agency of Natural Resources opens public comment period for Vermont Yankee permit

BELLOWS FALLS

BF firm considers development on Island

Chroma Technology begins exploring options for moving operations downtown

BRATTLEBORO

Inspired and informed

Governor’s Institute gets students interested in activism

BRATTLEBORO

AG’s office: Brattleboro police officer justified in use of deadly force

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Town and Village

TOWNSHEND

Superintendent: WCSU is staffed up for 2014-15 school year

TOWNSHEND

School Board attempts to create reserve fund

ROCKINGHAM

Rockingham sets tax rate for FY 2015

DUMMERSTON

Selectboard seeks new DRB member

PUTNEY

New Putney trail map now available

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County sees rise in in whooping cough cases

NEWFANE

Newfane sets tax rate, poised to wrap up last of Irene projects

WARDSBORO

July 4 art show, auction benefits Wardsboro Library

TOWNSHEND

Roundup: Solar facility OK'd; town needs auditors

TOWNSHEND

AOT gives green light to Scott Covered Bridge repairs

Residents told work should begin by 2016 construction season

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Arts

SAXTONS RIVER

MSA theater camp presents ‘Pumpkin Fiesta’

PUTNEY

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn presents Planet Zydeco July 27

PUTNEY

Yellow Barn wraps up 45th season with Chinese artists

BRATTLEBORO

Driven to tell stories

Award-winning filmmaker Jesse Kreitzer, a native of Marlboro, returns to screen his works and to raise funds for new films

BELLOWS FALLS

Author Pam Moses to appear at Village Square Booksellers

GUILFORD

Alex Snydman Trio to play house concert in Guilford

BRATTLEBORO

‘Fed Up’ is next film in Latchis ‘Off The Beaten Path’ series

MARLBORO

Varied program marks opening weekend of Marlboro Music's 64th season

PUTNEY

Double Image Theater comes to Sandglass

WINDHAM COUNTY

A classic love triangle, with a twist

Zeke Hecker debuts his first musical, ‘Now and Then,’ at Actors Theatre Playhouse

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Delicious — and medicinal

What exactly is garlic, anyway? An herb? A spice? The truth is, it’s neither.

BRATTLEBORO

Lysterical reaction

The FDA scares the cheese world

WINDHAM COUNTY

Food bites

PUTNEY

Putney Central School selected for Vermont Farm to School Institute

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont at top of the list for local food

Farmers’ markets help citizens eat a disproportionate abundance and provide an economic engine for the agricultural sector

BRATTLEBORO

When quality takes priority

Cheeses emerge from Parish Hill Creamery in Westminster, a new family enterprise from a longtime name in Vermont artisanal cheese

WINDHAM COUNTY

Ramp (wild leek) pesto

BRATTLEBORO

Ramping up

Windham County foodies introduce the love and lore of foraging — to a point

WEST BRATTLEBORO

The morel of the story

Mushrooms are the natural wonders of the underworld — and they’re really good for you too

BRATTLEBORO

Mystery ingredient

The enzymes that turn milk from liquid to solid have a storied history

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