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Let the applications begin

TOWNSHEND—Economic specialists from the state and region greeted members of a quiet audience who climbed the curving staircase to the second floor of the Townshend Town Hall.

The audience came armed with pens and notepaper: the brave few ready to take on the application process for the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCEDP).

Attending the Aug. 19 meeting was the first requirement for applying to the county-specific economic development fund.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Vipers girls’ basketball thanks its local supporters

VIEWPOINT

Good cop, bad cop

One local writer is all too familiar with the issues about police behavior that surround the Ferguson demonstrations. It's the violent police officers who escalate the issue, and law enforcement professionals who work with honor also find themselves hurt by this culture of conflict

COLUMN

We won’t see his like again

As a moderate Republican, Jim Jeffords put his personal principles and his state’s well-being ahead of party

LETTERS FROM READERS

Justice for Michael Brown

COLUMN

Thanking a very great man

LETTERS FROM READERS

Jim Jeffords was a passionate rail advocate

LETTERS FROM READERS

Co-op shareholders address concerns

VIEWPOINT

Like it or not

Pay-as-you-throw is now the state law. Here is what Brattleboro is doing to prepare.

ESSAY

When rumors fly

An elusive peacock creates some colorful small-town excitement

LETTERS FROM READERS

Volunteers needed for West River testing

LETTERS FROM READERS

Strength does not a bully make

VIEWPOINT

Judgment without context

Fancy phones, public assistance, and the temptation to shame the poor among us

LETTERS FROM READERS

Area grapples with cycle of addiction, crime, and trauma

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

White: Working at the foundation of our democracy

LETTERS FROM READERS

Outgoing state senator weighs campaign-finance stances

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Fall high school sports season begins this weekend

WINDHAM COUNTY

Putney Fossils win CRVBL championship

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Swim Team wins SVSL District title for third straight year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Students get some leadership advice from a Bruin

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro, BF reach Legion quarterfinals

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

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Life and Work

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA announces free financial fitness classes

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County Humane Society plans Walk for Animals

BRATTLEBORO

Retreat’s annual Ride for Heroes sets records for riders, proceeds

WINDHAM COUNTY

VSAC offers high school students stipends to cover incidental costs of college-level courses

BRATTLEBORO

Annual Day of Caring connects volunteers with community

BELLOWS FALLS

Immanuel Church offers evening course on Dead Sea Scrolls

BRATTLEBORO

Boys & Girls Club will expand supper program this fall

BRATTLEBORO

Marlboro College graduate commencement on Aug. 23

NEWFANE

Innovative nonprofit expands to help Vermonters qualify for reliable cars

BRATTLEBORO

‘Ride for Heroes’ benefits Retreat’s Uniformed Service Program

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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

White keeps Senate seat; Balint edges past Allbee

Few contested races statewide, but Senate race perks up country primaries

BRATTLEBORO

Welch visits Brattleboro, touts innovative elder care program

TOWNSHEND

Let the applications begin

Small business owners and a lot of nonprofits prepare to apply for VY money

DUMMERSTON

A Saturday at the farms

Inaugural Dummerston Farm Tour shows diversity, creativity of town’s agricultural sector

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Westgate residents vote to merge boards

Merger considered the first step towards possible tenant ownership

BRATTLEBORO

Documentary photographer Rebecca Lepkoff dies at 98

From the Lower East Side to Pikes Falls, her camera captured the ordinary in an extraordinary way

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro moves polls for primaries

Municipal Center move will save money, officials say

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County Democrats present final Senate candidate forum on Aug. 21.

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Finance Director: Brattleboro poised to end fiscal 2014 ‘in good shape’

BRATTLEBORO

Thumbs up for zoning change

Selectboard approves zoning change to open way for Melrose Terrace replacement

BRATTLEBORO

Secretary of State: No such thing as ‘unofficial’ record at a public meeting

BRATTLEBORO

Skatepark prompts neighbors to weigh quality of life considerations

WESTMINSTER

Completing the harvest

Vermont Foodbank’s Gleaning Project rescues excess produce for the hungry

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

What drives crime in Brattleboro?

Acting Police Chief to downtown merchants: Drugs are at the root

BRATTLEBORO

Disharmony lot

As Brattleboro Selectboard, citizens view sites for possible skatepark, old tensions flare anew

BRATTLEBORO

Contract expires for FairPoint workers

No deal reached, talks will continue for now

WINDHAM COUNTY

Three vie for Assistant Judge seats

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Town and Village

NEWFANE

No bucket loaders for ice-bucket challenge

Insurer cautions municipal governments about social-media craze

NEWFANE

Town waives state penalties for late homestead rebate form filing

Listers report 12 other towns have done so

TOWNSHEND

Giddy-up! Townshend plans Holiday of Horses parade in December

TOWNSHEND

Deal falls through for town parcel

Would-be owner cites petition circulated by residents as one reason why he backed out

TOWNSHEND

Board takes cautious stand about endorsing solar initiative

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston discusses ways to keep public informed

PUTNEY

Putney explores sharing municipal services to save money

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont participates in ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

WHITINGHAM

Hungry Lion Bike Tour returns to the Deerfield Valley

WINDHAM COUNTY

AOT plans meetings on rumble stripes for Routes 5, 103

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

With a little help from a lot of friends

Fueled by volunteers and creativity, Future Collective set to roll out Future Fest 3 this weekend

GUILFORD

Peak performance

After a summer of scaling mountains, organist William McKim is ready for FOMAG’s annual Labor Day festival

BRATTLEBORO

Labor Day Dawn Dance is this weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Looking back, looking forward

Poems from her past become the foundation of Diana Whitney’s debut book, ‘Wanting It’

BELLOWS FALLS

Robin Williams is featured in ‘Classic Film Wednesdays’

BRATTLEBORO

Music without labels

Fieldwire pushes the aural limits every third Thursday at The Future

BRATTLEBORO

Sign-ups begin for Literary Fest workshops

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Nye Ffarrabas: A walk on the inside

CX Silver Gallery hosts 50-year retrospective of her art

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Explosive drama

Michael Frayn's ‘Copenhagen,’ about the creation of the atomic bomb, opens at ATP

SOUTH NEWFANE

Vermont Arts Endowment Grant is awarded to Christine Triebert

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Enjoy the sweet summer food of August

Some ways to savor the season as summer inches closer to fall

BRATTLEBORO

Summer color

Beet and carrot salad make the most of beautiful vegetables

BRATTLEBORO

Contest win: a big deal for a terrific cheese

Vermont places well in the American Cheese Society’s conference and competition

BRATTLEBORO

Winter Farmers’ Market seeks vendors for 2014-15 season

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

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