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Traditional Tuvan throat singers to perform in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO—The central Asian republic of Tuva is home to one of the world’s most remarkable indigenous musical traditions.

Historically nomadic herdsmen engage in a style of throat singing whereby individual singers produce two or more notes simultaneously, often a low drone and a high-pitched melody or other-worldly vocal effects not found in western music.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Elders at risk of financial abuse

Families need to pay attention to a new threat to older adults’ economic well-being: frauds that prey on their trust and vulnerability

VIEWPOINT

Another loan program? Really?

Why does the reboot of the Windham County Economic Development Program provide solutions that don’t tackle the known economic problems?

VIEWPOINT

Moving forward in Vernon

The ultimate responsibility for effective town government — one that’s open and transparent — belongs to the voters

LETTERS FROM READERS

Why we want to keep cars out of the Brooks House tunnel

LETTERS FROM READERS

Taxing sugary drinks is the right thing to do

LETTERS FROM READERS

Good luck to Marty

VIEWPOINT

Take back the night with us

A chance for our community to commit to ongoing resolutions in the fight against violence against women

VIEWPOINT

‘This kind of behavior is tearing the town apart and has to stop’

An embattled Vernon Selectboard member resigns with some parting shots and some thanks to colleagues and constituents

LETTERS FROM READERS

Remembering the Brattleboro of the 1960s

VIEWPOINT

The biggest driver of our small-school-district budgets: poverty

The education reform currently in the state legislature is not addressing the problem

LETTERS FROM READERS

Keep the Harmony Lot entrance on High Street open to traffic

COLUMN

It’s time for some new movements

We need something on the scale of the civil rights and women’s movements to take us further toward healthy social change

LETTERS FROM READERS

Why are we spraying toxins on a playground?

VIEWPOINT

Planning today for tomorrow’s flood

In Brattleboro, we identified a number of opportunities to improve local policies, as well as projects to reduce the economic impacts of floods. Come hear about them next week.

LETTERS FROM READERS

We can learn a lot from the European social contract

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

A rough start for Colonels softball this season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls open tennis season with win over BF

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bowl for Kids’ Sake raises more than $55,000

WINDHAM COUNTY

With NCAA win, Patrick Caldwell carries on family’s nordic ski legacy

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

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Life and Work

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters YMCA reaches out to help kids “hop the gap”

BRATTLEBORO

Slow Living Summit to focus on farms, food, food systems

BRATTLEBORO

Handbags for HOPE benefits local Early Educators

BRATTLEBORO

Prouty Center steps up outreach to families of newborns

WESTMINSTER

Sanderson to retire from Kurn Hattin

Served for nearly 30 years, most recently as executive director

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

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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

Former BUHS principal Jim Day dies of cancer

BRATTLEBORO

Governor outlines his vision for a new energy model

BRATTLEBORO

Wood pellets for Windham County

Shumlin announces $1.9 million for local renewable-energy projects

BRATTLEBORO

Honoring those who gave all to save the Union

Brattleboro plans special commemoration to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War

BRATTLEBORO

New program bridges gaps for homeless population

Morningside Shelter, Brattleboro Retreat join forces to offer specialized counseling to homeless-shelter guests

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Speaker reflects on state budget crisis

Rep. Shap Smith visits Brattleboro, reflects on biennium

BRATTLEBORO

Papers in oven start fire

No injuries reported in Main Street mishap

BRATTLEBORO

College junior from Brattleboro wins award to help homeless youth

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Launching a conversation

Involving the whole community in solving homelessness

BRATTLEBORO

Community Thanksgiving Committee seeks new leadership

BRATTLEBORO

Protecting a community tradition on the Fourth of July

Brattleboro Savings & Loan to spearhead fireworks fundraising

BRATTLEBORO

One goal at a time

Community discussion on homelessness draws crowd

BRATTLEBORO

Teacher takes a look back on Brattleboro of Vietnam era

A brawny manufacturing town experienced cultural shifts during a turbulent time in U.S. history

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Fire Department names new firefighter and lieutenant

BRATTLEBORO

‘Make our Dad smile’

A family turns to Facebook to honor its late father

BRATTLEBORO

Medicare reimbursement levels for hospitals in limbo

BRATTLEBORO

Pulling threads and hunting down leads

Lt. Kirkpatrick retires from the force after 25 years in Brattleboro

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Town and Village

DUMMERSTON

Selectboard briefs

DUMMERSTON

‘We're doing it the hard way’

Solarize Dummerston Task Force works toward goal in the town plan — one residence or business at a time

VERNON

Second temporary Selectboard member appointed

Vernon board names Stephen Skibnoiwsky to fill vacant seat

VERNON

Vernon ratifies actions taken at Town Meeting

PUTNEY

Investigation continues into suspicious house fire

BRATTLEBORO

Drop In Center to close winter shelter April 30, calls for camping supply donations

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Farmers’ Market reopens for season on May 2

BRATTLEBORO

Spring water main flushing begins April 23 in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

“X” marks the spot

Windham Regional Commission begins aerial mapping process

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage Hospital honored at worksite wellness conference

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Traditional Tuvan throat singers to perform in Brattleboro

BMAC hosts internationally acclaimed Alash Ensemble on April 30

PUTNEY

Guitar-duo Threefifty headlines Next Stage show

BRATTLEBORO

One for the kids

Local musicians play benefit for KidsPLAYce

BRATTLEBORO

Jay Craven's new film gets a preview at the Latchis

BRATTLEBORO

Homage to the masters

In After Images, acclaimed photographer Amy Arbus reinterprets classic paintings

BRATTLEBORO

Blanche Moyse Chorale to hold auditions for Bach's St. John Passion

BRATTLEBORO

Latchis presents Sounds of Japan

BRATTLEBORO

Giving back

Local musicians donate to Drop In Center

BRATTLEBORO

Write Action to hold open reading

SAXTONS RIVER

Comedy trio plans benefit for Main Street Arts

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Localvore Index highlights benefits of food from local farms

WILLIAMSVILLE

New year, new beer

Hermit Thrush Brewery prepares for next level of expansion — cans — as governor visits and sings the praises of Vermont food producers (and disses Wisconsin)

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont’s second cheese?

Cheddar still rules, but more cheesemakers are producing Gouda

BRATTLEBORO

Potatoes: Easy to take for granted

Ubiquitous and unglamorous, they are a Vermont mainstay for farmers and diners alike

BRATTLEBORO

Careful cooking yields the most flavor from potatoes

BRATTLEBORO

Grown-up treats

Tavernier Chocolates are making sophisticated confections at the Cotton Mill

BRATTLEBORO

Growing, cooking with herbs is focus of Parks Place event

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

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