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Nonna’s burst of life

WILLIAMSVILLE—Autumn comes and boasts that elegant slate blue to hang a backdrop for the changing leaves. And each time it comes, I’m shaken by the harbingers of winter, touched by mortality. The windows close; socks and shoes go on, a fire is built, and it’s time. Time to go inward again.

Each year that I do this folding in, I’m aware that I have a little less time to do what I need to do before winter.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Policy governance designed to represent legal, moral owners in organization

LETTERS FROM READERS

Let’s move forward at the Putney Co-op

LETTERS FROM READERS

Corporate professionalism versus grassroots democracy

LETTERS FROM READERS

‘Alarmist, dogmatic, and rife with inaccuracies’

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

We must keep our eyes on the prize

Despite the governor’s assertion that ‘now is not the time,’ we haven’t given up on single-payer health care — and the inaugural protests did not help the cause

LETTERS FROM READERS

Significant misunderstandings about co-op structure, consultants

ESSAY

Nonna’s burst of life

In the autumn of her life, my 89-year-old mother wanted to dance at my niece’s wedding in Venice

LETTERS FROM READERS

Help us keep those in need warm this winter

VIEWPOINT

Drugged into compliance

Rather than providing our children with education that allows them to flourish and be themselves, we drug them with speed and subject them to high-stakes testing.

LETTERS FROM READERS

In deciding for Shumlin, Legislature chose party over state’s interests

LETTERS FROM READERS

With nuclear power, fix has been in since the beginning

LETTERS FROM READERS

With both sides believing they are right, one will lose

LETTERS FROM READERS

We have so much here to build upon

LETTERS FROM READERS

We reap what we sow

LETTERS FROM READERS

Let’s not put the cart before the horse with police/fire project

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Jacks jump Terrier boys, 56-39

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls come up big against MAU

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel boys begin to recover from shaky start

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wasps sting Colonel boys in wild 7-6 hockey game

BRATTLEBORO

Recreation & Parks Department offer activities for holiday vacation week

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

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Life and Work

WESTMINSTER

Ski for Heat events to raise money to keep low-income Vermonters warm this winter

BRATTLEBORO

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library seeks book donations

BRATTLEBORO

Entergy to continue supporting Drop In Center programs, services

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Police offer tips for motorists, pedestrians on safely sharing the streets

WINDHAM COUNTY

Application season opens for Governor's Institutes of Vermont's upcoming Winter Weekends for teenagers

BELLOWS FALLS

Quit-smoking classes are coming to Bellows Falls

WEST BRATTLEBORO

WBA honors Daleys as community leaders

BRATTLEBORO

Heat pump workshop offered in Brattleboro

WESTMINSTER

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

BRATTLEBORO

YMCA offers Snow Day Program

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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

Major winter storm bears down on New England

Winter Storm Warning posted for southern Vermont, 12-18 inches of snow expected

BRATTLEBORO

A year of tough choices

Members of Windham County delegation weigh in on Shumlin's budget address

BRATTLEBORO

The long arc of justice

Local youth and police commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

BRATTLEBORO

Are you smarter than a Rotarian?

Monthly trivia night teases brains for charity

BRATTLEBORO

Sudden icing of roads leads to dozens of accidents around region

BRATTLEBORO

Residents asked to weigh in on proposed zoning changes

Town plans series of forums, open houses to explain what's new, gather feedback

BRATTLEBORO

Proposed Brattleboro FY16 municipal budget shows modest increases

Debate continues on police-fire project

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Top 12 projects named to 2015 CEDS

Federal funding possible for projects that could create jobs in Windham County

WINDHAM COUNTY

NRC seeks public comment on Vermont Yankee report

Federal agency to hold public meeting in area next month

WINDHAM COUNTY

Health-care protestors stage sit-in during inauguration

Legislators worry for the Statehouse's openness

ROCKINGHAM

Time running out to submit candidate petitions for town election

WESTMINSTER WEST

Town Meeting voters to get final say on decision to close Westminster West School

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO | NEW ON WEB

First cold snap of season hits Windham County

BRATTLEBORO

Report warns of grim consequences to region’s economy

Four economic development organizations from three states release joint post-VY report

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont Yankee shuts down reactor for the final time

Long decommissioning process lies ahead

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont Yankee to power down Dec. 29

Officials say emergency planning will continue at least until spring 2016

BELLOWS FALLS

Heroin: still a statewide crisis

A complicated supply chain meets a widespread demand

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Town and Village

VERNON

No injuries in Vernon logging truck accident

WINDHAM COUNTY

Town notes

GUILFORD

‘E911 technology on an 18th-century road map’

Conservation Commission addresses town road classification issues

VERNON

Selectboard notes passing of Cookie Allen

DUMMERSTON

Selectboard to Windham Solid Waste: lower costs

Budget passes, with town representative one of three dissenting

BRATTLEBORO

United Way of Windham County offers free tax preparation services

PUTNEY

Putney Family Healthcare expanding facility and services

WILMINGTON

Petition deadlines announced in Wilmington

PUTNEY

Putney to host informational meeting for candidates

PUTNEY

For the love of books

Emily Zervas, newly appointed director of the Putney Public Library, reflects on her influences

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Dance to connect the mind and the body

‘Goddess Rising’ showcases the healing art of belly dance

BRATTLEBORO

Latchis Arts presents 'Garden Inspirations: Growing Vegetables'™

PUTNEY

Dustbowl Revival, with Laura Molinelli and Ben Campbell, comes to Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

At the root of it all

Gospel-singing workshop shows how the exuberance and joy of the genre has influenced American music

BRATTLEBORO

A very British concert

In 'English Delights,' Windham Orchestra highlights works of Williams, Elgar, and Grainger

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Concert Choir to perform Handel in May as 25th anniversary celebration continues

BRATTLEBORO

Author of new book on organized crime in Boston to speak at Brooks Library

SAXTONS RIVER

Cabaret at Main Street Arts features Broadway favorites

BRATTLEBORO

Oak Meadow sponsors local arts classes for homeschoolers

PUTNEY

Apron Theater sets auditions for 2015 season

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

A fresh start to 2015

Making sourdough starter for your bread — and keeping alive indefinitely — is wicked easy (with a few caveats)

BRATTLEBORO

Patience, persistance pays off for Sawyer's Artisanal Cheese

With a new milk source and new varieties, Joe Sawyer's cheeses are a hit

BRATTLEBORO

Extending the season

The fields might be covered with snow, but local farmers keep busy growing and selling winter vegetables

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

WEST BRATTLEBORO

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

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