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VY funds, round one: $814,000, and a few lumps of coal

BRATTLEBORO—Gov. Peter Shumlin announced five awards on Dec. 12 in the first round of Windham County Economic Development Program last week.

The news came with sides of sweet and spicy.

The sweet: Five organizations received official word that they’d received a grand total of $814,000 in grants and loans from the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCEDP).... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Becoming white

I wonder at the absurdity of this system that caused my grandmother, my mother, and me to be seen as just like every other person with white skin, of this system that causes darker-skinned people to be seen as worth less.

VIEWPOINT

A activist responds

Has the former governor forgotten the democratic process in his ode?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Writer given free rein to castigate her family

LETTERS FROM READERS

We need to stand with Peter Shumlin

LETTERS FROM READERS

Working Lands program funding supports two major cogs in state economy

LETTERS FROM READERS

Please get your facts straight

LETTERS FROM READERS

For our vets, speedy evaluations should be the norm

LETTERS FROM READERS

Sad, horrific death in Townshend

LETTERS FROM READERS

Putney library board ‘example of all the good things a dedicated group of volunteers can do’

LETTERS FROM READERS

Nuclear power not the answer to climate change

VIEWPOINT

‘You done good’

Vermont has enjoyed stable, steady, and very cost-effective power for 42 years

LETTERS FROM READERS

The brutality of carbon pollution

LETTERS FROM READERS

Initiative honors our ‘silent army’ of caregivers

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We should all be enraged

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks to Hannaford

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rutland roughs up Colonel girls in home hockey opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels boys’ hockey opens season with wins

WINDHAM COUNTY

Football realignment plan drops Colonels into Division II

WINDHAM COUNTY

Ski and ride season beckons in southern Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

Get ready for the Jingle Bell jog

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local athletes, coaches earn Marble Valley League honors

BRATTLEBORO

Andy Natowich: A football legend remembered

From schoolboy superstar in Connecticut to championship coach in Brattleboro, his career was long and storied

WINDHAM COUNTY

Dramatic wins mark opening week of playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Undefeated Terriers get top seed in field hockey playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel teams are tops in Division III soccer

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Life and Work

WESTMINSTER

Families eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit also qualify for 3SquaresVT

BRATTLEBORO

YMCA offers Snow Day Program

BRATTLEBORO

Turning Point receives $60,000 in grants to complete their move back to downtown Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

St. Michael's celebrates Advent, Christmas

BRATTLEBORO

United Way helps provide flu shot vouchers for uninsured individuals, families

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club launches annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

BRATTLEBORO

Rare Estey organ returns to Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

BMH Annual Meeting features special guests, key topics

BRATTLEBORO

Bookcase raffle benefits Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

ROCKINGHAM

Stories and songs celebrate the circle of giving and receiving at Yagna Inn

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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

GRAFTON

Donations needed for victims of Grafton fire

BRATTLEBORO

VY funds, round one: $814,000, and a few lumps of coal

Shumlin admits funding process and expectations need a reboot, projects ‘not transformational enough’

BRATTLEBORO

CoreArts Project faces leadership shuffle as NEA grant nears end

BRATTLEBORO

Parks & Recreation Department gets $50,000 grant for West River Park work

BRATTLEBORO

Hundreds of thousands standing by her

Local resident receives Glamour ‘Woman of the Year’ recognition for Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

Galbraith offers bleak assessment of Iraq, Syria situation

In talk to Windham World Affairs Council, former U.S. diplomat outlines what is achievable in battle against ISIS

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WESTMINSTER

Emergency management teams test reception center plans

Human, canine volunteers participate in simulation of nuclear power plant catastrophe

BRATTLEBORO

Board gets budget update, mulls staffing request by DPW

BRATTLEBORO

Prison-reform activists seek return of inmates

Vermont, national grassroots organizations partner to bring prisoners closer to home

BRATTLEBORO

In Brattleboro, a march against racism

Amid a nationwide conversation about law enforcement and race, more than 60 take a public stand

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Taking the lead

National organization honors Windham Regional Commission for Vermont Yankee planning

BRATTLEBORO

A church is a building; a mission is its people

Members of First Baptist Church consider building sale, look to continue mission

BRATTLEBORO

A year of transition

Downtown Alliance's coordinator resigns; remains optimistic for Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

The ‘Great War’ remembered

Historical Society display marks 100th anniversary of World War I

BRATTLEBORO

A close call

A life saved after sudden cardiac arrest inspires Rescue Inc. fundraising campaign

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Thanksgiving eve storm leaves lots of snow, power outages in its wake

TOWNSHEND

Townshend woman accused in fatal shooting of father and son

Estranged fiancée faces two charges of second-degree murder

BRATTLEBORO

Study recommends bike lanes, widened sidewalks in West Brattleboro

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Town and Village

BELLOWS FALLS

RFPL awarded preservation grant

BELLOWS FALLS

BF area businesses compete in food drive for Our Place

WINDHAM COUNTY

Volunteers get ready for annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count

WESTMINSTER

Westminster Cares moves its office to Westminster Institute

DUMMERSTON

Town highway budget to be level-funded next year

TOWNSHEND

Celebrating horses and the joy of the season

Townshend's 'Holiday of Horses' turns the the Town Common into an equine wonderland

SAXTONS RIVER

Sock drive reveals village’s soul

'Holy Socks' collects winter socks for homeless

BELLOWS FALLS

Warming Shelter opens for the season

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters YMCA on the move

Relocates administrative offices to The Square

WINDHAM COUNTY

State Police plan increased enforcement of seat belt laws over holiday weekend

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

A Jewmongous holiday gift for one and all

Sean Altman returns to Hooker-Dunham with his irreverent take on Judaism

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Dance celebrates holidays with potluck, square dance

BRATTLEBORO

King Tuff: A small-town guy gets on national television

GUILFORD

A big boost for VPL

Performance art incubator in Guilford receives $50,000 NEA grant

TOWNSHEND

'Journey East: Finding Your Place' debuts Dec. 20 at Latchis

BRATTLEBORO

Off the Beaten Path film series returns to Latchis

BELLOWS FALLS

Mili Bermejo Quartet to perform in Bellows Falls

PUTNEY

The Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Spectacular returns to Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

VTC presents 'A Christmas Carol’

BRATTLEBORO

The Nutcracker returns to NEYT this weekend

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Winter vegetables for cold nights

BRATTLEBORO

For Duo, it’s about finding local food sources — even in the winter months — and creating community

WILLIAMSVILLE

New Brattleboro brewery quenches thirst for something a little different — or a lot different

BRATTLEBORO

Organic Trade Association hosts networking event

Members share excitement about organic possibilities, challenges

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Free spirit

A Brattleboro baker finds a business model that matches her personality

BRATTLEBORO

Cheese for the holidays

Making an interesting and tasty cheese plate for guests is easier than you think

BRATTLEBORO

Career Center students grow food for BUHS cafeteria

BRATTLEBORO

Dosa Kitchen tries a different approach to Indian cuisine

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Antidote to stress

Kimchi is easy to make and healthful, too. (Oh, and it might also drive guests from your house.)

WILLIAMSVILLE

Making the beer rounds

News of brews, and other things that keep our beer columnist hopping

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