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For the first time, AIDS Walk honors finisher in second place

BRATTLEBORO—Year after year, Windham County resident Howie Peterson has cheered as the AIDS Project of Southern Vermont has recognized Guilford great-great-grandmother Shirley Squires as its top Walk for Life fundraiser for amassing an eye-popping annual haul of more than $20,000.

Peterson, for his part, then has been named the event’s second-place finisher with a commendable but comparatively smaller sum of about $1,000.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Christ helps carry the burden of same-sex attraction

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks to all for Dental Care Day

LETTERS FROM READERS

Restricting river’s flow has long-term consequences for property, roads

VIEWPOINT

Other countries have figured it out

A trip to northern Europe shows that a vision of economic and environmental justice is not pie-in-the-sky

LETTERS FROM READERS

Critics confuse Israel policies and practices with anti-Semitism

LETTERS FROM READERS

Teachers: draw the line at Scott’s fiscal vision for education

MEMOIR

Miracle product

On a bus in the dead of night, a traveler imagines the potential uses of No Evil Oil

LETTERS FROM READERS

No risk, no reward

VIEWPOINT

How do we remove the stigma?

At an annual conference, people from all over the nation gathered to grapple with approaches to a national epidemic of substance abuse — including a mother whose two adult children have been struggling for years

COLUMN

Second moms

Two adults stepped in just at the right time. Ever since, she’s paid it back.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

A bill that sounds nice — politically

The new $15-per-hour minimum wage bill — headed for the governor’s desk — will result in a de facto tax on the poor

VIEWPOINT

We must invest in life — not in death and killing

The story of the Holocaust is told as a one-time, isolated event. The Holocaust should teach us to see the murder, exploitation, and deprivation of all people across the world — including from Palestine.

LETTERS FROM READERS

The power of surrendering

LETTERS FROM READERS

A broader, ongoing conversation in the yoga community

LETTERS FROM READERS

Verbal communication would have gone a long way

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel laxwomen close in on playoff spot

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels off to 10-0 start on diamond

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels fall in Unified playoff thriller

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels baseball, softball teams start a winning season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local runners brave elements in Boston Marathon

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow, Colonels shut out BF in opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win Unified home opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring sports season ready to begin in Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

Too many deer? A local forester thinks so.

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local ski areas enjoy a snowy March

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Life and Work

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

PUTNEY

HollyRod Foundation to fund new Landmark College scholarship program

DUMMERSTON

Sharing Housing becomes a nonprofit organization

DUMMERSTON

Landmark Trust USA receives Thompson Trust challenge grant

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Health Connect enrollment now underway, ends Dec. 15

WINDHAM COUNTY

Senior Solutions receives grant from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

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Business Monthly

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

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

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News

STRATTON

Mixed bag of weather expected for holiday weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Memorial Day closings

BRATTLEBORO

First-time candidate accustomed to effecting change from within

Nader Hashim, son of two immigrants, would be first state trooper to serve in Vermont legislature

BRATTLEBORO

For the first time, AIDS Walk honors finisher in second place

Peterson earns accolade for perennial persistence

BRATTLEBORO

Changing channels

Award-winning producer Roland Boyden leaves BCTV; Brian Bashaw steps in

BRATTLEBORO

Improvements coming to Union Station

Fixes will make waiting area, passenger platform ADA-compliant

BRATTLEBORO

Late-spring weather, with lots of showers, ahead for Southern Vermont

GUILFORD

Democrat to seek seat Hebert is vacating

Sara Coffey announces run for Legislature

BRATTLEBORO

Is peace possible?

After Trump scraps nuclear deal with Iran, former Iranian negotiator tells Windham World Affairs Council about what might happen next in Mideast

ROCKINGHAM

Court requires Harmon, Fritz, et al, to pay $2,450,000 to Sonnax ESOP

Ordered to pay $2.225m toward employees’ stock-ownership plan to settle charges that company shares were overvalued

GUILFORD

Guilford plans to renovate Town Office

Town budgets $228,000 for workspace makeover

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring continues to settle in

Showers expected this weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Building a new tradition

Helm Construction chosen as Vermont’s woman-owned business of the year by SBA

BRATTLEBORO

Texas man shot, captured by Brattleboro, state police

Suspect linked to multistate robbery spree

BRATTLEBORO

Siegel announces a run for governor

Dance festival director and activist seeks to broaden range of voices in politics

BELLOWS FALLS

Candidate focuses on economy, infrastructure

James Ehlers, one of four Democrats challenging Republican governor, hits the trail in Bellows Falls

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro hears results of parking study

Results show ‘mismatch’ between perception and availability, town planner says

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro proposes water and sewer rate increases

Town Manager, DPW request 2 percent increase for water, 6 percent increase for sewer

BRATTLEBORO

A surge of summer, followed by seasonable spring weather

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Board OKs design funding for carport at police station

Questions remain about spending priorities

TOWNSHEND

Forum to discuss plans for Dollar General on Route 30

BRATTLEBORO

Selectboard approves financing plan for new ladder truck

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro briefs

WEST BRATTLEBORO

The beans are back at West Brattleboro chicken barbecue

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting to focus on community-based solutions to opioid crisis

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

AIDS Project invites public to 31st Walk for Life on May 19

BRATTLEBORO

BRATTLEBORO

Heifers' cake competition extends deadline

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Bringing a passion for world music to television

Derrik Jordan’s ‘World Fusion Show’ finds a growing audience

BRATTLEBORO

Paradise City Arts Festival features arts, food, music

WILMINGTON

Jazz Concert Series returns to Wilmington

BRATTLEBORO

Spring Book Sale kicks off May 31 at Brooks Memorial Library

BRATTLEBORO

Artists, students, community to converge for The Confluence Paddle

BRATTLEBORO

BUHS presents pops concert

WARDSBORO

Friends of the Wardsboro Library present annual spring plant sale

WINDHAM COUNTY

Area studios will take part in this weekend’s Open Studio Tour

GUILFORD

Going for Baroque

Friends of Music at Guilford presents a ‘mostly Baroque’ organ concert

BRATTLEBORO

Legend in his spare time

Computer fix-it guy by day, musician by night, Steve West releases new CD

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Food & Drink Monthly

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

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

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