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Ushering a new season

Snow on the lawn and wasps in the air ... on the same day. —Susie Crowther

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Calls of the Cardinals and Chickadees searching for a mate. Of course, the chorus of the tree frog concerts. No mistaking these sure sounds of spring. —Cathy Bergmann

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The first sign is smelling skunks. —Laura Austan

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It hits 64 in the shade. —Allison Teague

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Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Focus on workers

LETTERS FROM READERS

One more thing...

LETTERS FROM READERS

Hard to be a pedestrian in Brattleboro

LETTERS FROM READERS

Where’s the proof?

LETTERS FROM READERS

The need is there, but Brattleboro can’t afford to do all three projects at once

LETTERS FROM READERS

Short tenure at BDCC a sad comment on loyalty

LETTERS FROM READERS

Brattleboro Town Meeting reps thought they knew, but they didn’t

LETTERS FROM READERS

Weatherization program worthy of support

VIEWPOINT

Buzz kill

Marijuana use can increase serious mental health issues — especially among teens, whose brains are still developing. Yet Americans are rushing to decriminalize and legalize the drug despite these damaging outcomes.

VIEWPOINT

From a nuclear to a waste-management economy

A unified front of the region’s best and brightest is necessary if we are to secure the help we deserve for managing the nation’s nuclear waste

VIEWPOINT

We'll still be here

We’ve waited seven years for a decision, and it comes on the anniversary of a nuclear meltdown

LETTERS FROM READERS

Congratulations to Tim Johnson

LETTERS FROM READERS

A great local news guy

LETTERS FROM READERS

Making an impact

COLUMN

The monkey business of corruption

A complex and compelling topic that knows no boundaries

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels begin their defense of state softball title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Muddy ball fields postpone high school seasons

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bowl for Kids’ Sake salutes Massucco family with tie-dye honors

WINDHAM COUNTY

Susan Dunklee earns her first World Cup biathlon medal

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro softball leagues set schedule for meetings

WILLIAMSVILLE

The uphill path of Wayne Stiles

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wildcat boys fall in Division IV final to Danville

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wildcat boys reach Div. IV finals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls fall in quarterfinals to MAU

WINDHAM COUNTY

Slovenians sweep at Harris Hill ski jump

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

BMH offers free educational program focusing on dementia

BRATTLEBORO

Holocaust Remembrance Day to be observed April 27

BRATTLEBORO

Estey Organ Museum receives important new collection

BRATTLEBORO

BMH offers free self-management workshops for healthier living

BRATTLEBORO

Blue-ribbon panel to address population health under ‘Obamacare’

BRATTLEBORO

April is the Month of the Young Child

BRATTLEBORO

Alley receives Sodexo Foundation grant to fight childhood hunger

BRATTLEBORO

Enrollment begins for 5th season of Neighborhood Market

BRATTLEBORO

Stroll seeks parade units, heifers, entertainers, volunteers, vendors ... and heifers

BRATTLEBORO

Youth Services to host Summer Camp Fair during April Gallery Walk

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Business Monthly

WINDHAM COUNTY

Agriculture census preliminary results note significant growth for Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

Should you worry about Heartbleed?

Short answer: yes. Here are some ways businesses and individuals can keep their information safe

BRATTLEBORO

Burton Car Wash to hold annual Green-Up benefit on April 18

BELLOWS FALLS

BF Farmers’ Market hires new manager

WINDHAM COUNTY

Employment Fair will feature more than 20 employers with job openings

PUTNEY

Putney General Store debuts revamped kitchen, crew

BRATTLEBORO

Artists to explore business training at April 24 forum

BRATTLEBORO

Kimberley VanderZee named associate director of Bayada Home Health Care in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Career Center students score big at FBLA State Conference

BRATTLEBORO

The freelancer's dilemma: Are you charging what you’re worth?

When creative business owners outgrow their clientele

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News

BRATTLEBORO | NEW ON WEB

Voters tell town to go back to the drawing board

Brattleboro town budget defeated in special referendum

BRATTLEBORO

Gathering hope to change a culture, one apple at a time

Food Connects hosts fifth annual Farm to School Conference

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro to revisit budget in town-wide vote

Selectboard takes questions from residents ahead of re-vote on municipal budget on April 17

BRATTLEBORO

Bridge demolition work leads to temporary closure of I-91

BRATTLEBORO

Moulton to depart BDCC to return to state government

Will take over as Commerce Secretary in June

BRATTLEBORO

Public weighs in on preliminary designs for tricky intersection

Public Works Department presents alternatives for Western Avenue-Union Hill-Cedar Street

BRATTLEBORO

Room to grow

Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market gets USDA grant for land purchase

BRATTLEBORO

State police identify officer involved in drug raid shooting

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro budget revote to take place on April 17

Informational meeting for voters to ask questions on budget referendum is tonight

PUTNEY

What weaves together a community?

Working group wants to focus on the socioeconomic effects of Vermont Yankee’s closing and how to keep the community fabric whole

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Town and Village

DUMMERSTON

Public gets chance to weigh in on zoning changes

ROCKINGHAM

With legislative session in home stretch, Trieber reflects upon his work

BELLOWS FALLS

RFPL board prepares for mediation

Search for former library director’s successor on hold pending outcome; another trustee resigns

DUMMERSTON

Town to consider major update to zoning districts, bylaws

GUILFORD

Guilford revives its community newspaper

DUMMERSTON

Fundraising goal met for Bunker Farm

Vermont Land Trust set to transfer property to new owners

WINDHAM COUNTY

FairPoint expands broadband coverage in Putney, Westminster, and Brattleboro

PUTNEY

Park-and-ride opponent presses forward with lighting changes

DOVER

Dover seeks to boost Town Meeting attendance

STRATTON

Culvert bids opened

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Arts

PUTNEY

Pierre Bensusan at Next Stage on April 18

PUTNEY

Live from Putney, it’s Saturday Night!

SNL vocalist Christine Ohlman set to burn up Next Stage this Friday

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage Fair Day seeks exhibitors for art show

PUTNEY

Film revisits debate over late-term abortions

Filmmaker will discuss ‘After Tiller,” a documentary about doctors who risk their lives and the patients who seek their services

BRATTLEBORO

The Ladies of the Rainbow return for a benefit show for the Vermont Folklife Center

BRATTLEBORO

BCTV announces Spring Video Production Classes

BELLOWS FALLS

Friesen, Ray team up in Stone Church concert

PUTNEY

Sandglass Theater invited to tour in Cuba

BRATTLEBORO

Center for Digital Art hosts ‘Net Art’ exhibit, GIF animation workshop

PUTNEY

Sing-along concert honors Pete Seeger’s memory

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Food & Drink Monthly

MARLBORO

Marlboro College commits to 20 percent ‘real food’ by 2020

College joins national campaign as part of Earth Week

BRATTLEBORO

A cheesemonger chooses three of her favorites

WINDHAM COUNTY

Not your parent’s Brussels sprouts

Less-bitter varieties and better cooking methods account for the new popularity of this once-reviled cousin of cabbage and broccoli

WINDHAM COUNTY

Walpole Farmers’ Market invites vendor applications

BRATTLEBORO

A busy day at the food shelf

As the month draws to a close, the demand for food increases

BRATTLEBORO

Eating better for less

A new collaboration teaches people most in need of good kitchen skills for cooking nutritious food

WEST BRATTLEBORO

What do you get a chef with high standards?

Answer: Great food products from Vermont and New England

BRATTLEBORO

Ways to use yogurt

BRATTLEBORO

Yogurt explosion

More than ever, this former hippie food is on everybody’s table (and maybe even for dinner)

BRATTLEBORO

Conservation District presents annual tree and perennial plant sale

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