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Hot from the oven

BRATTLEBORO—Something about the holiday season brings out the baker in many of us.

Perhaps it’s the pull of tradition through years and generations past. Perhaps the ritual of holiday baking ties past to present to future for them and connects faraway lands and times past to the here and now. Perhaps the sight and smell of baked goods, providing warmth in the darkest days of winter, shake loose memories of the love that binds us to one another.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

How could prostitution, drugs, and pornography not be harmful?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Angle of advocacy was, at best, seriously confused

LETTERS FROM READERS

Trump’s not mean — Clift is

LETTERS FROM READERS

Chronically ill and completely abandoned by the Senate

VIEWPOINT

Mental health matters

Leland & Gray is trying to eliminate the position of the in-school social worker. This change would be a grave and dangerous mistake.

LETTERS FROM READERS

The erosion of courtesy in discourse makes us numb

VIEWPOINT

Not just a black issue

Every day there is a new outrage from Trump and his cadre of white supremacists. We must speak out and speak up.

VIEWPOINT

The space between indifference and #MeToo

‘Maybe I still am working things through. Maybe I am just trying to lay this instance of my life to rest. I suppose I seek to add a strong voice, confused but perhaps useful, to our current discourse about sexuality and power.’

VIEWPOINT

How do we come together for a long emergency?

Only by actually behaving as the peaceful, free, and socially just people we aspire to be do we create the alternative to the corrupt world represented by our president.

VIEWPOINT

Unfathomable decision

AOT removes a beautiful grove of trees from the roadside, exposing Brattleboro residents’ backyards to the Interstate

COLUMN

Utterly inhumane and grossly misogynistic

The Trump administration wants to take us back to the days of barefoot-and-pregnant politics

LETTERS FROM READERS

Legislature working to provide safe environment at Statehouse

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks for voting!

VIEWPOINT

Boys behaving badly

Why we need to stand up to school-age misogyny

TRAVELS

Creating connections, bridging divides

A teacher comes to love her Iraqi and U.S. students for their sincerity, their willingness to be vulnerable, their compassionate wisdom, their determination to find common ground and to create understanding in our too-often-divided world

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Always room for one more bowler in Senior League

WINDHAM COUNTY

A defunct Vermont ski area gets a second life

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont ski areas gear up for another big year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow accepts UConn scholarship offer

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win third straight field hockey title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Three local teams still standing after first week of playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terrier teams to begin title defenses at home

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels stop Pats, 28-14, for first win of season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels, Terriers tune up for state cross-country meet

WINDHAM COUNTY

31 wins (and counting) for BF field hockey

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Health Connect enrollment now underway, ends Dec. 15

WINDHAM COUNTY

Senior Solutions receives grant from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

WINDHAM COUNTY

VSAC hosts workshops on filling out college financial aid forms

BRATTLEBORO

SIT Study Abroad expands 2018 summer offerings with new programs and internships

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wings of Freedom Tour brings vintage warbirds to Keene’s Dillant-Hopkins Airport

MARLBORO

Marlboro College expands Beautiful Minds Challenge

WINDHAM COUNTY

Clean up your rivers with Connecticut River Conservancy

‘Source to Sea’ cleanup is Sept. 22, 23

WINDHAM COUNTY

September is Suicide Prevention Month

BELLOWS FALLS

Master Gardeners help Parks Place’s garden grow

WINDHAM COUNTY

Volunteers needed for AARP Tax-Aide program

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

SIT Graduate Institute launches degree program in youth leadership

WILMINGTON

Wilmington Works offers class in business succession planning

STRATTON

Stratton is now part of 12-resort conglomerate

Parent company's acquisition by investment firms is one component of larger deal

BRATTLEBORO

Credit union expands membership to surrounding counties

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with Mary Giamartino, owner, the Hotel Pharmacy

A couple of fledgling pharmacists from New York and New Jersey set up shop in Brattleboro. Thirty-five years later, their landmark enterprise continues to offer the best pharmaceutical care love can provide.

WINDHAM COUNTY

Marcel wins national business journalism award

BRATTLEBORO

Taco maker realizes business goal

Tito’s Taqueria Mexican food cart hits the road this month, thanks to community crowd-funding and backing

BRATTLEBORO

Nonprofit matches Vermonters with bikes

VBikes matches riders with local e-bikes to spur use of new technology to move people and cargo

BRATTLEBORO

Bakery re-opens in Brattleboro

Jasmine’s Bakery works with, and shares space with, Peter Havens

BRATTLEBORO

Conversation, community, and commerce

Brattleboro convenience store’s new owners plan to continue and expand eclectic range of partnerships and services

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Winter arrives this weekend with several chances for snow

BRATTLEBORO

WWHT gets $125,000 grant for new ‘supportive housing’ project

Initiative provides living space and access to social services

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro budget process begins anew

Municipal departments discuss figures with Selectboard

BRATTLEBORO

State Chamber head describes ‘workforce gap’

Bishop tells BACC members more needs to be done to attract new workers to Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

Diamonds of the stars

For a day, celebrity-owned trinkets and baubles come to Brattleboro as part of an antique ‘trunk show’

BRATTLEBORO

Living legacy

After 30 years with Windham & Windsor Housing Trust, Connie Snow is retiring, but the work of creating affordable housing continues

BRATTLEBORO

Seasonable, fair weather now, but winter arrives by mid-December

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro plastic-bag ban begins July 1

Merchants may apply for extension

BRATTLEBORO

GunSense Vt. founder’s departure triggers political aspirations

Braden contemplates a run for State Senate

BRATTLEBORO

‘Smart, sweet’ dog provides comfort to many

Pastoral Counseling Center starts Wet Nose Therapy Dog Program

BRATTLEBORO

Counting on beads

How Beadniks owner Brian Robertshaw turned a childhood hobby into a Main Street retail fixture

BRATTLEBORO

Thanksgiving weather cooperates with cold, fair conditions expected

BRATTLEBORO

‘A gentleman in every sense of the word’

In a Congress where some members are turning their backs on governing altogether, Rep. Peter Welch seeks a coalition of the decent to keep the institution functional

WEST BRATTLEBORO

MamaSezz: Eat your vegetables

New meal-delivery service aspires to offer a healthy alternative for busy families

BRATTLEBORO

Board hears update on diversity efforts

'We’re trying to fulfill the commitment to walk the walk'

BRATTLEBORO

For Brattleboro, ‘heavy lifting’ begins on budget

Town manager proposes hiring human-resources professional in FY2018

BRATTLEBORO

WSESU towns try different approach after merger failure

Subcommittee pushes efforts to get towns behind alternative governance structure before December deadline

BRATTLEBORO

Late autumn weather sticks around

Snow on Thanksgiving? Possible.

BRATTLEBORO

Overflow shelter opens for season in new quarters

Groundworks receives $10,000 from Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Plastic bags not banned in Brattleboro ... yet

Second reading required for ordinance to take effect

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Town and Village

PUTNEY

Have breakfast with Santa at Next Stage

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club begins annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA Crisis Fuel Assistance is now available

SAXTONS RIVER

Keene State students serve as interns at Our Place

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Kids in Coats Fund kicks off winter fundraiser

BRATTLEBORO

Southern Vermont Economic Development Zone wins federal funds

WILMINGTON

EMS Fund awards grants to Deerfield Valley Rescue

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Arts

PUTNEY

‘We cannot escape responsibility’

Casey Murrow recalls how his father, the late broadcasting legend Edward R. Murrow, took on a fearmongering, fact-mangling politician hungry to chew up the nation’s press corps

BRATTLEBORO

Dickens’ message for our own times

‘A Christmas Carol’ performance at BMAC benefits Groundworks

PUTNEY

Mark Erelli, Stephen Chipman to perform at Next Stage

SAXTONS RIVER

Charlie Hunter featured at MSA in art show, talk

BELLOWS FALLS

Village Square Booksellers to host afternoon poetry open mic and reading

BELLOWS FALLS

Celtic harpist Ãine Minogue returns to BF for ‘Stone Church by Candlelight’ series

NEWFANE

Sharon Leslie and Daniel Kasnitz to perform at Four Columns Inn

WARDSBORO

Gilman, Hagearty are featured artists at Wardsboro Library

BRATTLEBORO

FOMAG presents Messiah Sing to benefit homeless people in area

PUTNEY

River Singers will celebrate with two holiday concerts

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Food & Drink Monthly

WINDHAM COUNTY

Make your own candied orange peel

WILLIAMSVILLE

Come the revolution, there’s gonna be better beer

Books for the beer-lover on your shopping list

BRATTLEBORO

Hot from the oven

Baking at the crossroads of taste and tradition, holidays and heritage

BELLOWS FALLS

Easy treats from a busy kitchen

You can make these gifts in minutes, but they are still special

BRATTLEBORO

Spontaneous fermentation

By letting nature take its course with natural microbial yeasts, a winemaker can open up new possibilities for intriguing wildness and unexpected magic

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Gleaning at the orchard

A community gathering rounds up the last of an abundant apple crop to share with local food shelves

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Nancy Miller's recipe for quick baked apples

BELLOWS FALLS

Thanksgiving meal makeover

Some family favorite side dishes deserve a fresh approach for the holidays

BELLOWS FALLS

A fall treat for the rest of the year

The perfect way to preserve the bounty of vegetables available this time of the year? Ratatouille.

WILLIAMSVILLE

Getting a handle on tap handles

Plus: the Beer Naked truth, drinking, and driving (a golf ball)

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