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Changes could be coming to Whitingham Senior Meals

JACKSONVILLE—A restive crowd of 70 people recently filled the Whitingham Municipal Center in the middle of the day, in the middle of the week.

For most of them, it was just a normal Thursday when, for a voluntary contribution of around $3, they drove to Jacksonville to share a nutritious, home-cooked meal with family, friends, and friends who have become like family.... Continue reading story

Voices

Let’s get real about guns — now

A grassroots movement has emerged in Vermont, where gun laws have been nearly nonexistent and its politicians have waffled over the issue for years. But on the national level, only voting will move the issue forward.

LETTERS FROM READERS

First Vernon library plant sale was successful

LETTERS FROM READERS

Guilford Historical Society plant sale a success

LETTERS FROM READERS

Story’s source not that clueless

LETTERS FROM READERS

Not one of the ‘golden children’

LETTERS FROM READERS

Hard to believe the police-call statistic

LETTERS FROM READERS

Appreciation for local officials missing from story

LETTERS FROM READERS

Can Brattleboro be better than this?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Shelter process was never a secret

LETTERS FROM READERS

Shelter is in her neighborhood, too

LETTERS FROM READERS

To heck with the residents

LETTERS FROM READERS

His choice alone

LETTERS FROM READERS

Other Jeremiahs are desperate for kindness

LETTERS FROM READERS

Can Vermont communities afford refugees?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks to a community effort, Gypsy has returned home

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Legion season begins with local teams off to a good start

WINDHAM COUNTY

DJ Snide is latest Terrier to win state decathlon

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers, Rebels both fall short in baseball title runs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers sweep Division III track championships

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels earn top seed in baseball; Brattleboro, BF open at home

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring sports season heads into final days before postseason

WINDHAM COUNTY

Area schools scramble to make up missed games

WINDHAM COUNTY

MAU snaps Colonels’ softball win streak

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF, Brattleboro track teams do well at Fenn Relays

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers topple Colonels, 4-3, in baseball thriller

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Life and Work

SAXTONS RIVER

Watershed Council and partners launch yearly water sampling project

BRATTLEBORO

WWHT invites homeowners to seek help with repairs

BRATTLEBORO

Inclusion Center celebrates third anniversary with open house

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local 4-H members earn awards at state event

BELLOWS FALLS

Marlboro Grad School to offer professional development courses for educators

WINDHAM COUNTY

New firewood rule prohibits untreated firewood from entering Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Catholic Charities awards grants to area nonprofits

BRATTLEBORO

Bowling event raises $40K for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Youth-mentoring program still seeks donations

WINDHAM COUNTY

Community College of Vermont to hold 49th Commencement on June 4 in Northfield

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Picture Post installed at BEEC

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Cutting edge

Cersosimo employees give woodland owners a tour of their lumber mill

BRATTLEBORO

Joining forces in southern Vermont

Officials in Bennington and Windham counties say new state, federal funding will allow them to strengthen ties, boost stagnant economies

BRATTLEBORO

Thompson House launches capital campaign to save its patio

WINDHAM COUNTY

Business briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Gang of motorcycling investors seeks businesses looking to grow

Road Pitch returns to Brattleboro for second year

BRATTLEBORO

Rich Earth Institute receives $25,000

Nonprofit also gets additional funds from multiple grantors to fund research in reuse of urine for fertilizing farmland

BRATTLEBORO

Southern Vermont Young Professionals kicks off ‘Late Night at the Latchis’

BRATTLEBORO

Alternative medicine comes to the veterinarian’s office

Local women offer massage, acupuncture for animals

BRATTLEBORO

Business briefs

WILMINGTON

At a glance:

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News

WILMINGTON

Finally, a bit of rain to ease the pain

WESTMINSTER

Statewide program provides services to people in need

SASH seeks to bring services to senior citizens in their own homes at a lower cost

WESTMINSTER

A community cares

Since 1988, volunteers have helped senior citizens get to appointments, accomplish tasks, and maintain their good health in Westminster and Rockingham. Could it provide a model for a state whose population is rapidly aging?

BRATTLEBORO

To protect and serve — lunch!

Police offer meal to forge bonds, support women’s center

VERNON

NRC denies state's appeals over VY

Says Vermont hadn’t produced evidence to back risk claims

VERNON

Will tainted VY water end up in river?

Plant administrators, state officials discuss possible discharge of tritium-contaminated ‘intrusion‘ water into the Connecticut

WINDHAM

Windham, developer clash on turbine talks

Officials demand Iberdrola stop work on wind proposal; Iberdrola calls town’s statements misleading

JACKSONVILLE

Changes could be coming to Whitingham Senior Meals

Citing high costs, Senior Solutions is seeking alternative arrangements for popular meals program

VERNON

State approves VY plan for new dry casks

Public Service Board grants permit for Entergy to build second pad for spent-fuel storage

BRATTLEBORO

Neighbors speak against shelter

At DRB meeting, many Frost Street residents express concern about Groundworks Collaborative’s plans, but the shelter was approved in 2015

BRATTLEBORO

Whetstone Corridor sections

BRATTLEBORO

Landscape changes could protect the Whetstone corridor

An EPA-funded design team unveils a vision that suggests ways to avoid a repeat of flood damage from Tropical Storm Irene

BRATTLEBORO

Targeting controversy at BMAC

‘Up In Arms: Taking Stock of Guns’ exhibit is designed to provoke reflection, discussion on America’s love affair with firearms

DOVER

Mount Snow EB-5 investor sues federal officials

A Mexican citizen and Florida resident says the federal government is taking too long to review his visa application

BELLOWS FALLS

Candidates tout plans to boost Lt. Gov's relevance

In debate, Democrats say they’d be organizers and advocates inside and outside Statehouse

BRATTLEBORO

Tax questions are ongoing for TransCanada towns

Uncertainty centers on company’s hydro properties — a large portion of some towns’ grand lists

WINDHAM

Stiles Brook vote for full-time residents only, developer warns

In mailing, Iberdrola says it will abide by vote on proposed wind project, but no second-home owners can participate

BRATTLEBORO

VY decommissioning on track, new director says

Jack Boyle, the former nuclear plant’s new decommissioning director, says the cleanup project is on schedule and under budget

WINDHAM COUNTY

One person’s ‘good law’ is another’s ‘underfunded mandate’

With some town websites offline to avoid breaking public records law, community volunteers pick up the slack on their own terms

BRATTLEBORO

State ‘unlikely’ to buy hydro dams on its own

Vermont might seek ownership share or a power-purchase agreement with a buyer

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Board approves contracts, benefits for nonunion employees

BRATTLEBORO

Elliot Street Bridge closed for repairs

DUMMERSTON

Girls' camp gets grant

Gift to Green Mountain funds scholarships

BRATTLEBORO

Water testing begins at local swimming spots

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA receives grant to continue Health Navigator services

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston briefs

GUILFORD

Guilford groups receive grants

GUILFORD

Green River Bridge closed for summer; detours are posted

PUTNEY

Putney briefs

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

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Arts

MARLBORO

Musicians from Marlboro

Lessons from a legendary touring program

BRATTLEBORO

NEYT summer season begins with Melodrama Festival

BRATTLEBORO

ATP celebrates Shakespeare with staged reading of ‘Equivocation’

SAXTONS RIVER

Cool Comedy Comes to Main Street Arts

‘The Foreigner’ opens a two-week run on July 1

BRATTLEBORO

For LGBTQ community, short films frame love

CineSLAM returns to Brattleboro on June 24 with Vermont’s Pride Film Festival

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro’s public art project, ‘From the River, To the River,’ opens July 1

PUTNEY

Going mobile

With its ‘Music Haul,’ Yellow Barn has new outreach tool to get people interested in chamber music

BRATTLEBORO

Open Music Collective offers summer classes

PUTNEY

Page-turning adventures, all summer long

Reading programs keep young readers engaged while school is out

GUILFORD

Vermont Performance Lab, Green Mountain Crossroads throw a big party for Pride Month

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Supply and demand?

Dziugas offers a rare taste of a Baltic cheese

BELLOWS FALLS

A family favorite

French-Canadian meat pie: a versatile tradition

BRATTLEBORO

It's not too late to plant

BRATTLEBORO

A cheesemonger’s anniversary

Adventures from two decades of cheesy goodness

BRATTLEBORO

Perc Coffee Liqueur takes gold medal

Saxtons River Distillery’s newest product is a hit at World Spirits Competition

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Winter Farmers’ Market begins its 10th season

BRATTLEBORO

Tearoom to close

Twilight Tea Lounge owner cites dwindling traffic to subterranean storefront

BRATTLEBORO

The flavor of tomato summer in Vermont

Patience is the key to capturing this clear water from a bumper crop of tomatoes

BRATTLEBORO

Locavore cheeses win national acclaim

Windham County producers take home ribbons at American Cheese Society competition

BRATTLEBORO

A new path into the kitchen

Strolling of the Heifers Farm-to-Plate Apprenticeship Program hopes to guide more people into food-service jobs

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