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Not mere buildings

One day, during my first pastorate in Vermont, I went to the post office to get the church mail. One envelope with the name of a fake organization on it and no return address was addressed to me, so standing there in the lobby I opened it.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Cherry-picking the Black experience

For those with the privilege of passing, the unpleasantries can be avoided

VIEWPOINT

Not mere buildings

There’s a reason the hateful choose houses of worship: That’s where so many of us put our hope.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Stopping terrorism with opportunity

ESSAY

It’s not success, but it sure isn’t failure

We are so hell-bent on our own failure, which so rarely occurs

MEMORIAM

If I had just one more day, Gram

Memories that leave the sweetest impressions on the soul

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

What was left on the cutting room floor, and why it matters

The Education Governance Reform law presumes local actions create too much spending. That view ignores the Legislature’s role in the process.

VIEWPOINT

Waking up to the politics of the rich and the poor

Liberal white privilege and class, the fault line of U.S. politics

MEMORIAM

He made hunks of metal and plastic come alive

Treasured memories of a father who took joy in keeping stray cars running (sometimes barely)

PRIMARY SOURCES

Then and now

‘It is the honor of my life to serve as Vermont’s governor. I want to serve in this role until I feel confident that we have accomplished what we promised to do. By January of 2016, I believe we will have done just that.’

LETTERS FROM READERS

Firefighters deserve healthy, safe work environments

LETTERS FROM READERS

Firefighters boosted the BF budget

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks to a wonderful boss and friend

COLUMN

Is Lyme the next infectious disease disaster?

Vermont now has one of the highest rates of the disease in the country

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Legislature runs a marathon, fixes the roof

A state representative recaps the 2015 session

LETTERS FROM READERS

BUHS Class of ’75 prepares for 40th reunion

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Sports

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage presents 10th annual Tour de Grace on July 11

BROOKLINE

74th annual NewBrook Horse Show set for June 28

BRATTLEBORO

Benefit bike ride still open for riders, donations

Going the Distance raises funds for Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF boys, Rebel girls both fall in state finals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels teams both reach semifinals; BF boys win track title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels rip Mill River, close in on softball playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win first-ever night game at Hadley Field

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels pound Wildcats, 22-4, for third straight win

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF alums Walsh, Coffey Torney inducted into VPA Hall of Fame

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow shuts out Slaters as Colonels win, 6-0

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Plight of Vermont's migrant farmworkers to be addressed at forum

BRATTLEBORO

Get on Board presents “Meet Your Match” event

BRATTLEBORO

Six College Collaborative launches new website

BRATTLEBORO

BAJC Hebrew School now accepting registrations

BRATTLEBORO

Joint Commission renews Brattleboro Retreat's accreditation status

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Solar Summer campaign promotes local power

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers sets theme, seeks parade units, volunteers

BRATTLEBORO

‘Slow Medicine’ to be discussed at the River Garden

BELLOWS FALLS

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

BRATTLEBORO

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

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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 | NEW ON WEB

Suspect sought in Main Street bank robbery

BRATTLEBORO

Federal money funds retaining wall repair

Governor announces funds for project in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Interstate 91 bridge project on schedule

AOT, construction firms provide update

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro development review board OKs parks

Skatepark plans move forward after long and tortuous history; smooth sailing for dog park

BRATTLEBORO

An accidental grocer reflects on a cooperative journey

Alex Gyori, a teacher turned general manager of the Brattleboro Food Co-op, prepares to retire after almost 33 years

BRATTLEBORO

Norman Runnion, 1929–2015

From the Kennedy assassination to the Cuban Missile Crisis to the backroads of Windham County, a newspaperman leaves a seven-decade journalism legacy

BRATTLEBORO

Volunteers help beautify the Frost, Elm, Elliot neighborhood

BRATTLEBORO

Understanding Vermont, one map at a time

Academy School fourth graders create hand-drawn maps

BRATTLEBORO

A bolt of innovation

How do you get people out of their cars? Put them on electric bicycles

BELLOWS FALLS

Relicensing process for Connecticut River dams inches along

DUMMERSTON

Road to the past

Fans show off their restored vintage campers at Dummerston campground

BRATTLEBORO

‘Food justice’ is a hot topic at Slow Living Summit

Panelists say not everyone has the same access to fresh food — or can afford it

LONDONDERRY

‘This is not the Londonderry we know as home’

State agencies meet with residents over arsons, break-ins; residents call for greater law enforcement presence

BRATTLEBORO

Amy’s to remain open

Bakery founder says she's working on a deal for a new owner

BRATTLEBORO

‘Brattleboro Goes Fourth’ still short of fundraising goal

Radiothon set for June 12 to make up the gap

BRATTLEBORO

Bernie strolls, and Brattleboro shows the love

Thousands cheer as Sanders makes his first appearance in town as a presidential candidate

BRATTLEBORO

From kitchen scraps to garden gold

Windham Solid Waste Management District's composting program going strong

BRATTLEBORO

Trial by an ‘unusual session’

Windham County’s three newbie lawmakers weigh in on their first months in the Statehouse

BRATTLEBORO

After 13 years, Heifer Weekend just keeps growing and growing

BRATTLEBORO

‘The firefighters and police became the bastard child of not yet, not now’

Brattleboro fire chief, reflecting on 40 years of service, stays upbeat but decries the work environment of a crumbling firehouse

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Town and Village

MARLBORO

‘Happy Valley’ now happier

Marlboro College dorm gets a long-needed renovation

VERNON

Vernon briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Red Cross urges blood donations to maintain summer blood supply

BRATTLEBORO

Hilltop Montessori School bids farewell to 12 graduates

DUMMERSTON

Town talks trash

Residents, haulers concerned about how to comply with new state recycling law

BELLOWS FALLS

No joy

Bellows Falls business at odds with Selectboard over destruction of sign by town snowplow

GUILFORD

Three solar projects coming to town

WHITINGHAM

Whitingham Farmers' Market opens for its second season

NEWFANE

Historical Society of Windham County receives grant to help restore historic depot

WILMINGTON

Wilmington family, displaced by fire, settles into new USDA-financed home

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Arts

PUTNEY

Acoustic world music comes to Putney June 28

BRATTLEBORO

BMAC plans major exhibit of work by Jim Dine

Art by pop-art icon, former Vermont resident is one of five exhibits opening June 27

MARLBORO

Splendid isolation

In its 65th season, Marlboro Music gives musicians a quiet place to delve deeply into their craft, and then share the results in concert

BRATTLEBORO

Old laundromat becomes new arts center

Celebrates with weekend of benefit shows

BRATTLEBORO

Open Music Collective offers summer classes

BELLOWS FALLS

Stone Church Arts presents New England Mandolin Ensemble

WINDHAM

The power of ‘Frendship’

Snowboarders honor their code of comradeship at annual ‘Frendly Gathering’

BRATTLEBORO

Karaoke, silent auction benefit dialogue circles

BRATTLEBORO

The Barefoot Movement comes to Hooker-Dunham Theater

BRATTLEBORO

2015 season at Actors Theatre Playhouse begins with Interval

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Dear Stabby: Advice for the lactose-intolerant cheese lover

BELLOWS FALLS

Sweet and sour

Strawberries and rhubarb bring two diverse spring tastes to the table

BRATTLEBORO

Here's some vinaigrette to go on your greens

BRATTLEBORO

Go for the greens!

Early-season varieties make a tasty salad

BRATTLEBORO

Giving a hoot about nutrition and taste

OWL Bar founder didn't like the energy bar options on the market, so she made her own.

BRATTLEBORO

Co-op hosts mushroom workshop

WINDHAM COUNTY

Value-added producer grants available from USDA

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Honoring a thriving local weed

The strong and stubborn dandelion is also versatile and nourishing

BRATTLEBORO

Advice for the cheeselorn

‘Dear Stabby’ takes on some frequently asked cutting-edge questions

BRATTLEBORO

Healthy eating: possible on a limited budget

Many resources for affordable fresh food are available for lower-income Vermonters

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