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Can we all get along?

BRATTLEBORO—After watching all of this violence in Ferguson, Mo., I have truly returned to my earlier years, when the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement were in full force. Watching the rioting reminded me of all the rioting that went on in the ’60s, when I was still a child.... Continue reading story

Voices

ESSAY

There had to be a moment

Twenty-five years ago, I left behind lies, deceit, alcohol, and drugs, and I found enough of me left to recover

VIEWPOINT

Can we all get along?

For one black mother, the violence in Ferguson brings back memories of a lifetime of racial discomfort

ESSAY

It’s hard. And it’s wonderful. And it’s really hard.

Ten years into a marriage, I wouldn’t have it any other way

LETTERS FROM READERS

Balint thanks supporters

LETTERS FROM READERS

Defeatist, negative outlook on the world

LETTERS FROM READERS

Memories of Scott Nearing

VIEWPOINT

We changed our minds

Not long ago, I described my wife’s and my rejection of the health-insurance gamble. Now that we have health insurance? It’s a different story.

VIEWPOINT

So many ways to almost-die

Even if we don’t go to battle against a big bear or a tiny spider, death will get everybody. Once we go, organ donation can make a lasting impact.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Allbee: Thanks for your support

LETTERS FROM READERS

Flash fiction can be soulful, dreamy, and poignant as well as pithy

VIEWPOINT

Truth and consequences

I have shared life stories of women from Tibet and given talks on human-rights issues which do not portray China’s role in Tibet in a positive light. The Chinese government has decided I am no longer welcome in China.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Politician: Please return stolen signs

COLUMN

Losing ground

Women began enjoying equal rights in Afghanistan after the Taliban. Today, their situation remains bleak.

VIEWPOINT

The case for restorative justice in campus sexual assault discipline

Maybe once we accept that colleges cannot outperform the criminal justice system, permission will be granted to try something that actually draws on our strengths. We are so much better at creating the conditions where young people can learn from their mistakes than pretending we can fight crime like the professionals.

VIEWPOINT

The worst in us

Competition instills conformity and stifles differences — differences that, for some, open the gates of hell

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers fall to Rice, 26-6, in Div. II showdown

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels rally to 14-0 win over Burlington

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers bite Colonels in football opener, 25-7

WINDHAM COUNTY

Fall high school sports season begins this weekend

WINDHAM COUNTY

Putney Fossils win CRVBL championship

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Swim Team wins SVSL District title for third straight year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Students get some leadership advice from a Bruin

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

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Jewish high holy days begin Sept. 24

BRATTLEBORO

BMH offers free health series on ‘Freedom to Choose’

BRATTLEBORO

Parenting educator and author Bonnie Harris gives free talk in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

WCCA presents workshop on infant, toddler brain development

BRATTLEBORO

Wellness in Windham Health Festival is Sept. 20

BRATTLEBORO

Youth Services partners artists and youth to renovate Harmony Parking Lot wall mural

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Rotary Club supports area CCV students with new scholarship

BRATTLEBORO

Walk to End Alzheimer’s this Sunday in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Climate Change Café looks at how cars have altered our brains

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters Y offers child sexual abuse prevention workshop

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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

A new phase, and some new conversations

State announces members of the new decommissioning advisory panel

DOVER

Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca...and Dover

ITVFest returns to Deerfield Valley

BRATTLEBORO

The last opportunity to keep the planet cool?

Vermonters are trekking south to NYC to participate in demonstrations to send leaders message on climate change

BRATTLEBORO

A formidable opponent

Conquering addiction likely means failing, and it requires patience, perseverance, and community resources

BRATTLEBORO

Walking in his shoes

A recovering drug addict describes his descent into addiction and the challenges of breaking free

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Root Social Justice Center celebrates its first year

BRATTLEBORO

Austine School to close by end of September

Board of Trustees: ‘We can’t keep up with the costs of the land and the buildings’

BRATTLEBORO

Crumbling retaining wall prompts closure of Lower Green Street

BELLOWS FALLS

Buildings saved, buildings lost

Author and urban planner Anne Satterthwaite considers the opera house in American history, and why Brattleboro tore its building down

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro eyes new site for skatepark

Selectboard approves BASIC top choice at Living Memorial Park

DUMMERSTON

Arson causes $25,000 of damage to church

State police seek information about blaze in Dummerston Congregational Church Monday night

BRATTLEBORO

Fitzgerald named new police chief

BRATTLEBORO

Embracing imperfections, finding compassion

Local artists to launch exhibit — and a movement — at Gallery Walk

BRATTLEBORO

Colleges pressed to invest in ways that reflect values

SIT pressed to divest from fossil-fuel companies; Marlboro is in the process

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro principal comes full circle

Mark Speno returns as principal of Green Street School, where his career began

BRATTLEBORO

Town seeks volunteers to serve on several boards

NEWFANE

Time warp

For 50 years, Ray Bates has kept antique clocks running, restoring them to their original mechanical glory

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Town and Village

BELLOWS FALLS

'Overflow the Opera House' food drive benefits Our Place

TOWNSHEND

West Townshend Community Project receives $50,000 USDA grant

JAMAICA

Woodland Owners Association sets annual meeting at Jamaica State Park

WINDHAM COUNTY

Windham County leaders to speak at Vermont Connected Summit at Statehouse

WARDSBORO

Community Food Pantry expands its service hours

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston man arrested in connection with church fire

DUMMERSTON

Remains of old Bartonsville Covered Bridge still up for grabs

DOVER

Dover joins Red Cross local emergency shelter initiative

WESTMINSTER WEST

Westminster West Community Fair turns 25 this year

DUMMERSTON

Special Town Meeeting to take up tax-exempt status for fire department

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Arts

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro-West Arts to hold sixth Open Studio Tour

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Fiim Festival launches young filmmakers competition

BRATTLEBORO

Hooker-Dunham Theater hosts tribute show of pop legends

BRATTLEBORO

Bayou meets Broad Brook in unique collaboration

Sandglass Theater, VPL bring New Orleans theater companies to Southern Vermont for residency

BRATTLEBORO

Estey Organ Museum presents the history of Vermont in song

BELLOWS FALLS

Billy Bragg returns to BF for Sept. 20 show

BRATTLEBORO

Dummerston author creates pocket-size edition of her tracking book

BRATTLEBORO

Author Katherine Paterson begins new season of First Wednesdays lectures

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center offers guided tour of Jessica Park exhibit

BRATTLEBORO

Open Music Collective starts fall semester classes

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Peach season is the pits

Bitter cold wiped out most of the peach crop in Windham County — even in the ‘banana belt’

BRATTLEBORO

Healthy and convenient hand pies

Lunches can go right from the freezer to work or to school

WEST BRATTLEBORO

In Vermont, it’s all about the apples

The Macoun appears like clockwork, right around my son’s birthday. Both events are so conjoined in my psyche that I am unable to imagine one without the other.

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Enjoy the sweet summer food of August

Some ways to savor the season as summer inches closer to fall

BRATTLEBORO

Summer color

Beet and carrot salad make the most of beautiful vegetables

BRATTLEBORO

Contest win: a big deal for a terrific cheese

Vermont places well in the American Cheese Society’s conference and competition

BRATTLEBORO

Winter Farmers’ Market seeks vendors for 2014-15 season

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

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