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Grief for a beloved dog comes to the fore

BRATTLEBORO—When I sat at the kitchen table where the Brattleboro Area Hospice’s Pet Loss Support Group meets, I thought I had come there for a fairly straightforward interview about the group, how it formed, and some attendees’ experiences with it.

My plan was to first gather the information, then go home and write the article, just as I always do.... Continue reading story

Voices

ESSAY

Fred Rogers’ enduring lessons for life

Many of us yearn for a society that values kindness, compassion, understanding, and love — the values that the public television host tried so hard to instill into generations of children

LETTERS FROM READERS

Our overwhelming votes against school merger don’t matter?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Appreciates Kornheiser’s leadership style

LETTERS FROM READERS

Colleague endorses Stuart

LETTERS FROM READERS

Marlboro embraces coexistence with beavers over killing

LETTERS FROM READERS

Kornheiser: insightful leadership

LETTERS FROM READERS

Jerome: a thoughtful, capable leader

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dismay at the hate speech on sidewalk

LETTERS FROM READERS

Heart, intent, experience: Vote Mrowicki

LETTERS FROM READERS

Mrowicki: walks his talk

LETTERS FROM READERS

The blackmail theory looks so obvious

LETTERS FROM READERS

Police should be taking hate speech seriously

LETTERS FROM READERS

Kornheiser: demonstrates knowledge and sensitivity

LETTERS FROM READERS

We can do better than the 'ruling party of shame'

LETTERS FROM READERS

Separating children from parents must be addressed at border and here at home

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro All-Stars fall to Bennington

WINDHAM COUNTY

Costa-Walsh, Horowitz win Firecracker 4-Miler

WINDHAM COUNTY

Little League playoffs begin for teams in Brattleboro

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 off to fast start as Legion baseball season begins

WINDHAM COUNTY

‘For the Love of the Game’

Young photographer captures essence of sport in exhibition at C.X. Silver Gallery

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels, Rebels fall in semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

For the win

Colonels reach baseball, girls’ lacrosse semis; BF sweeps state track meet

WINDHAM COUNTY

High school playoffs begin this week with high hopes for Colonels

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel laxwomen close in on playoff spot

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels off to 10-0 start on diamond

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Ben Underhill voted board emeritus at Youth Services

GRAFTON

Women’s Community Club awards $20,000 in scholarships

BRATTLEBORO

Amato, Moody named BMH Employees of the Year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Forest tent caterpillar damage expected again in 2018

BRATTLEBORO

BMH, CCV host open houses for accelerated Medical Assistant program

MARLBORO

Marlboro program moves completely online

Program trains teachers to integrate technology in the classroom

BRATTLEBORO

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust receives challenge grants

WEST TOWNSHEND

Gerda’s Equine Rescue seeks homes for horses

WINDHAM COUNTY

Applicants sought for 2018 Governor’s Institutes

Health and medicine added to summer learning programs for Vermont high schoolers

WESTMINSTER

BFUHS receives donation of surplus U.S. Senate computers

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro business community leader moves on to new challenge

Simpson leaves DBA and Oak Meadow to lead fashion-design school in Boston

WILMINGTON

A vision for a unified southern Vermont

Economic development specialists take input for a new regional plan for Bennington and Windham counties

BRATTLEBORO

Windham Grows business accelerator accepts applications

DOVER

Summit to focus on growing people, partnerships, potential

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Retreat program gets OK’d as ‘Leading Practice’ from Joint Commission

WINDHAM COUNTY

Business growth program open to 20 Vermont entrepreneurs

BRATTLEBORO

Downtown Brattleboro Alliance offers development grants

BRATTLEBORO

When you take your password to the grave

A new law and an online tool help you help your heirs make sense of your financial affairs after you’re gone

BRATTLEBORO

Banks, credit unions caught between state and federal marijuana laws

Brattleboro Savings and Loan President and CEO Dan Yates discusses his work in Montpelier to hash out the details of regulation and taxation in a world where recreational marijuana is legal

BRATTLEBORO

SIT Graduate Institute launches degree program in youth leadership

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Sunny and seasonable through Saturday; showery, Sunday through Tuesday

ROCKINGHAM | NEW ON WEB

Janette Bombardier to become Chroma’a new Chief Engineeering Officer

Ex-IBM executive, engineer to lead restructuring of Rockingham optical filter maker

BRATTLEBORO

Multi-pronged approach targets opiate crisis at community level

Brattleboro Police, Turning Point, and partner organizations launch Project CARE to help people struggling with addiction find the services and support they need

PUTNEY

Incumbent feels up for the challenge

Mike Mrowicki, a Windham-4 state representative since 2006, seeks re-election

VERNON

Planning begins on Vernon’s village center

BRATTLEBORO

Two villages chosen for wastewater study

West Dummerston, Westminster West will explore options for improving septic systems

BRATTLEBORO

Seasonable summer conditions continue, but heat increases early next week

BRATTLEBORO

Last straw

Union members conduct informational pickets at the Brattleboro Retreat, citing ongoing staffing woes — and alleging disrespect from management — in the hospital’s push for sustainability

BRATTLEBORO

At former landfill, a solar project flickers on

Despite delays, progress continues on rate-reducing array

PUTNEY

Welch describes bleak conditions for asylum seekers at border

Accuses president of using detained children as bargaining chips toward building Mexican wall

BRATTLEBORO

Hopefuls for governor make their case

Democrats have brief, but spirited, exchange of ideas

BRATTLEBORO

Winter Farmers’ Market plans a move to Flat Street

New venue offers room for growth — and parking

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro tax rate to rise in next year

Funding for skatepark, sidewalk plow contribute to increase

BRATTLEBORO

Heat wave continues, but relief arrives this weekend

PUTNEY

Putney considers flood, erosion hazard regs

Public hearing on July 10 to outline proposed changes for development near rivers

BRATTLEBORO

State rep. sees tackling poverty, jobs as the key to a thriving Vermont

Incumbent Valerie A. Stuart campaigns for her fifth term in state’s House of Representatives

DOVER

Second site opened for those needing daytime support

Gathering Place cuts the ribbon on new space in Deerfield River Valley

WARDSBORO

Wardsboro plans annual July 4 Street Fair and Parade

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro ‘goes Fourth’ for the 45th year

BRATTLEBORO

Showers and storms for Thursday; heat wave to follow

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Town and Village

DUMMERSTON

PUTNEY

Town approves sheriff’s contract for next fiscal year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

DUMMERSTON

Going big

New Maple Valley owner outlines plan to create farm, set up brewery, reopen ski trails

PUTNEY

Two agencies merge to create Putney Community Cares

SAXTONS RIVER

Vermont Academy’s Carly Fox named 2018 Vermont History Teacher of the Year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro ban is now in effect for single-use plastic bags

Business group launches a bag-share program in response

BRATTLEBORO

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust, Westgate Housing join forces

Two nonprofits celebrate a partnership that was years in the making

BRATTLEBORO

March shines spotlight on veteran suicides

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Performing with Moxie

Windham County’s new teen band offers ‘a fusion of musical styles’

BRATTLEBORO

NEYT presents annual Melodrama Festival

MARLBORO

Mitsuko Uchida plays Brahms on second weekend of Marlboro Music

BRATTLEBORO

A career built on deception

Magician Chris Lengyel, who is opening his latest tour at the Hooker-Dunham, loves to play with reality

GRAFTON

Friday night concert series begins in Grafton

WILLIAMSVILLE

Art at its source

South Newfane, Williamsville artists open their doors for Rock River open studio weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Music-therapy workshop features Turkish music

PUTNEY

Bernstein Centennial celebrated at Yellow Barn

PUTNEY

ATP to stage reading of Lillian Hellman’s ‘The Little Foxes’

BRATTLEBORO

BMAC offers guided tour of acclaimed printmaking studio

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Food & Drink Monthly

PUTNEY

Gino’s elderberry fritters

BRATTLEBORO

Nonprofit expands effort to bring local food to wholesale buyers

With $50,000 grant, Food Connects plans expanded delivery area with new refrigerated truck

BRATTLEBORO

Roadside stand speeds toward expansion

Fast Eddie’s marks a decade on Putney Road with change: to a sit-down, year-round eatery

PUTNEY

The brave little berry

Putney farmer turns elderberries into medicinal tonics

BELLOWS FALLS

Preserves without preservation

You can make this strawberry jam with three ingredients in 20 minutes

BRATTLEBORO

The flavors of India

Several core spices contribute to Indian food’s characteristic complex flavor profile

BELLOWS FALLS

It’s all delicious

You don’t have to do much to asparagus; it delights in simplicity

BRATTLEBORO

New restaurants sprout in downtown Brattleboro

Substantial changes emerge in the local food scene

BRATTLEBORO

Farm-to-Table Culinary Apprenticeship offers training for food-service careers

Low-income area residents can qualify for 12-week program

BELLOWS FALLS

Sushi without all the fuss

This deconstructed salad is even better with the help of locally grown ginger

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