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Making up for lost time

BRATTLEBORO—Tom Scheidler’s upcoming one-man art show, “Of Two Minds,” will be his fourth in the last 18 months.

While this is a laudable accomplishment for nearly any artist, that Scheidler has been drawing for just under two years — at least for this round — makes the show, at Vermont Artisan Designs on Main Street, even more remarkable.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Intolerable impact

Given the Jewish experience with ghettos and extermination, who should feel compassion for Gazans more than Jews?

VIEWPOINT

Keeping it in perspective

Hamas bears responsibility for putting citizens in harm’s way in Gaza — and perpetuating a campaign of misinformation

VIEWPOINT

Enough

It is time for men to speak up in support of women and against those who words and actions harm them

LETTERS FROM READERS

A serious ostrich mentality

VIEWPOINT

Tragic stalemate

Israel will never be able to wipe out Hamas. Hamas will never be able to destroy Israel. And the cycle of violence spins on.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Put ‘Monte’ in the driver’s seat

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

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Sports

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

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

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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

Scabby the Rat comes to town

With negotiations stalled and a strike date looming, FairPoint workers hold a rally in Brattleboro

TOWNSHEND

Senate primary race kicks off for Democrats

Candidates outline views and goals in first of four forums

BRATTLEBORO

100 ideas to give Melrose a second life

Brattleboro Housing Authority soliciting suggestions for redevelopment of Melrose Terrace property

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Selectboard outlines goals for its coming term

BRATTLEBORO

Selectboard plans visits to sites proposed for skatepark

BRATTLEBORO

Paving set for Western Avenue

AOT approves up to $150,000 for state highway plagued by potholes

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

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Town and Village

ROCKINGHAM

Traditions meet some new twists

Rockingham celebrates its roots during Old Home Days

PUTNEY

Putney Foodshelf receives nonprofit status from IRS

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters YMCA celebrates 50 years of summer camps

VERNON

An ageless love

John and Arlene Rec celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day includes art show

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

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Making up for lost time

A long dormant artistic urge reawakens for Tom Schiedler

BELLOWS FALLS

Stone Church Arts presents Eugene Friesen, Ian Ethan Case in an evening of new music for cello and guitar

BELLOWS FALLS

New musical cabaret opens at Actors Theatre Playhouse

SAXTONS RIVER

Cartooning and illustration class offered at Main Street Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden during Gallery Walk

MARLBORO

Third weekend of Marlboro Music features Dvořák, Brahms Piano Quintets

JAMAICA

Too big for just one village

Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival in Jamaica speads out to nearby towns with two weeks of events

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

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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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