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Building bridges for stability for employees and their employers

BRATTLEBORO—How long does it take a single mom with three children under the age of five to wash a load of laundry?

Prudence Pease, Working Bridges resource coordinator with Granite United Way in New Hampshire, posed her question to an audience of 30, representing 15 businesses, last week.... Continue reading story

Voices

COLUMN

Going viral

A young woman’s Viewpoint touches a national nerve — and sparks a deep conversation

LETTERS FROM READERS

Keeping perspective

Life-and-death decision

Readers react to Tsarnaev death penalty sentencing

VIEWPOINT

Please don’t make me be part of the problem

I will be forced to purchase brand new, non-reusable plastic bags to participate in a mandatory pay-as-you-throw program

VIEWPOINT

Amtrak is not going to be profitable

The passenger line’s ridership is at an all-time high, and last week’s wreck points to the need for massive investment

LETTERS FROM READERS

Shelters try to repair damage from so-called humans

LETTERS FROM READERS

The science behind shrinking the EPZ

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dude, slow down!

ESSAY

My animal shelter work was everything — and it was killing me

My intimate work with pets and their owners was so consuming that I lost sight of what I was fighting for — and who I was as a person

LETTERS FROM READERS

Some thoughts on a five-decade journey through life

ESSAY

‘Compassion and truth born in a brushstroke’

A decade after his death, Ric Campman’s spirit still pervades the River Gallery School

LETTERS FROM READERS

We listers just list

LETTERS FROM READERS

Closing Harmony Lot entrance: a serious mistake

LETTERS FROM READERS

Sketching on site

VIEWPOINT

When abusers control the money

Abusers tend to be the ones controlling how money is spent. Often, they hide financial information and withhold money for even basic needs like food, diapers, or medication.

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win first-ever night game at Hadley Field

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels pound Wildcats, 22-4, for third straight win

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF alums Walsh, Coffey Torney inducted into VPA Hall of Fame

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow shuts out Slaters as Colonels win, 6-0

WINDHAM COUNTY

A rough start for Colonels softball this season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls open tennis season with win over BF

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bowl for Kids’ Sake raises more than $55,000

WINDHAM COUNTY

With NCAA win, Patrick Caldwell carries on family’s nordic ski legacy

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Little League gets ready for 2015 season

SAXTONS RIVER

PVA Midgets win Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association state championship

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Plight of Vermont's migrant farmworkers to be addressed at forum

BRATTLEBORO

Get on Board presents “Meet Your Match” event

BRATTLEBORO

Six College Collaborative launches new website

BRATTLEBORO

BAJC Hebrew School now accepting registrations

BRATTLEBORO

Joint Commission renews Brattleboro Retreat's accreditation status

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Solar Summer campaign promotes local power

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers sets theme, seeks parade units, volunteers

BRATTLEBORO

‘Slow Medicine’ to be discussed at the River Garden

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters YMCA reaches out to help kids “hop the gap”

BRATTLEBORO

Slow Living Summit to focus on farms, food, food systems

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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

BELLOWS FALLS

Bellows Falls approves $1.93M budget

BRATTLEBORO

Building bridges for stability for employees and their employers

United Way of Windham County launches program to move people out of poverty

BRATTLEBORO

‘The best part of somebody's bad day’

Local emergency responders recognize EMS Week

PUTNEY

Organic farming, Cuban style

A local farmer visits Cuba and its two-decade-long experiment with small-scale agriculture

BRATTLEBORO

Statewide burn ban still in effect

Area awaits widespread ‘good soaking rain’

BRATTLEBORO

Overdose rescue kits now available in Brattleboro

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO | NEW ON WEB

Escapee captured

22-year-old arrestee who escaped from custody while en route to state prison captured in Greenfield, Mass.

MARLBORO

Leahy to address Marlboro College graduates

VERNON

Vernon school budget suffers second narrow loss

School Board goes back to the drawing board

BRATTLEBORO

Kids who cook

Morningside Shelter children team up with Co-op to make nutritious meals

BELLOWS FALLS

A false economy?

Firefighters caution about consequences of converting department from career to volunteer

BRATTLEBORO

Longtime Brattleboro firefighter steps out of his turnout gear

Thomas Barrows moves into ‘civilian life’

BELLOWS FALLS

Annual Village Meeting to decide $1.93 million budget

Trustees suggest that Fire Dept. proposal will come to the floor

BRATTLEBORO

Bedtime stories

Pajamas and Books Party at Ledgewood Heights introduces kids to the joys of reading

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WEST BRATTLEBORO

From property owner, relief that it wasn’t worse

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Brush fires all over county keep area’s firefighters busy

Statewide burn ban ordered in Vermont as dry conditions continue

BRATTLEBORO

Town begins Union Hill project

BRATTLEBORO

Community members move forward efforts to reverse homelessness

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Town and Village

PUTNEY

Landmark College graduates 77 students

BRATTLEBORO

OnCall: Vermont lunches campaign to recruit more emergency services volunteers

GUILFORD

Selectboard hears complaint about vehicles on Melendy Hill Road

DUMMERSTON

Town considers future of Salmon Brook Bridge

State: upgrade of 1930s-era bridge ‘long overdue’

NEWFANE

Newfane briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Pat Neer honored by AAUW as a “woman of distinction”

PUTNEY

Putney briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Walk for Life reaps $27,500 for AIDS Project

LONDONDERRY

State police seek public’s help with arson investigation

BRATTLEBORO

Local schools, WSWMD share in recycling grant

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Hooker-Dunham presents a night of ukulele

BRATTLEBORO

Keeping it simple

Amidons celebrate joys of family and music-making in concert at First Baptist Church

TOWNSHEND

Leland & Gray Players close their 19th season with The Servant of Two Masters

GUILFORD

FOMAG to hold yearly Spring Recital, Holiday Cookout

GRAFTON

River Singers concert to feature gospel virtuoso

MARLBORO

VPL hosts picnic, open rehearsals, workshop, and films at Marlboro College

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Perception: Portrait of Tony Barrand to premiere in Brattleboro on May 23

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Theatre Adventure Program presents Tales of King Arthur

BRATTLEBORO

Dawn dance returns on Memorial Day weekend

GUILFORD

Springtime cello celebration to benefit Guilford Free Library

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Honoring a thriving local weed

The strong and stubborn dandelion is also versatile and nourishing

BRATTLEBORO

Advice for the cheeselorn

‘Dear Stabby’ takes on some frequently asked cutting-edge questions

BRATTLEBORO

Healthy eating: possible on a limited budget

Many resources for affordable fresh food are available for lower-income Vermonters

BRATTLEBORO

Now that you have a bag of vegetables, what do you with them?

BELLOWS FALLS

Taste of spring

Wild fiddleheads and ramps mark the change of seasons

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Localvore Index highlights benefits of food from local farms

WILLIAMSVILLE

New year, new beer

Hermit Thrush Brewery prepares for next level of expansion — cans — as governor visits and sings the praises of Vermont food producers (and disses Wisconsin)

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont’s second cheese?

Cheddar still rules, but more cheesemakers are producing Gouda

BRATTLEBORO

Potatoes: Easy to take for granted

Ubiquitous and unglamorous, they are a Vermont mainstay for farmers and diners alike

BRATTLEBORO

Careful cooking yields the most flavor from potatoes

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