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A Thanksgiving reflection

GUILFORD—For weeks after Standing Rock, the smell of smoke and ash permeated my hair and skin.

The early morning calls to the sacred fire pulled people from all over camp out of their beds; you could hear the low voices of women, the scampering of children, and the chopping of wood and you could watch the stars fade as the sun rose.... Continue reading story

Voices

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

MEMOIR

New life

When you can no longer see and are recovering from cancer surgery, a simple meal in a Chinese restaurant becomes a hurdle to conquer

LETTERS FROM READERS

Trump uses Texas shooting for politics

COUNTERPOINT

‘Omissions and erroneous descriptions’

The 2014 controversy surrounding the closing of the Westminster West School, from the perspective of one who fought the initiative

LETTERS FROM READERS

Health care is a human right

LETTERS FROM READERS

It’s not about control

LETTERS FROM READERS

The way democracy should work

LETTERS FROM READERS

VY site should be cleaned to highest standard

LETTERS FROM READERS

With new museum, railroad continues to connect our communities

LETTERS FROM READERS

Empty Bowls Dinner raises more than $30,000

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Sports

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

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel girls tame Wildcats, 4-1

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels cross-country teams off to a good start

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Life and Work

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

BRATTLEBORO

AmeriCorps member builds leadership skills while helping Vermonters save money

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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

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

VERNON

VY suitor to seek cultural consultant

Move by NorthStar is aimed at addressing Abenaki questions about decommissioning work at historic site

DUMMERSTON

Mightier than the sword

With a practiced pen, longtime syndicated cartoonist Jeff Danziger skewers the current administration

VERNON

Strong market boosts Vermont Yankee trust fund

Investments yield net increase of $13 million

VERNON

And snow it begins...

First Arctic blast arrives this weekend in region

PUTNEY

Local and state leaders intensify diversity efforts

Reed: ‘The new resident in the White House and his administration compel us’

BRATTLEBORO

State plans to rent space in Brattleboro’s Municipal Center

Consolidation of offices would ease public access

GUILFORD

A legacy of service

A Guilford veteran loved horses and helping others, but the injuries she brought home from combat proved too much for her to bear

GUILFORD

No place like home

Guilford Cares volunteers work to be good neighbors to town’s senior citizens

GUILFORD

With storminess past, a mix of showers and sun awaits region

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro’s ‘Blind Masseur’ dies at age 38

Neil Taylor was surprised by a relapse of brain cancer just after publishing a memoir, ‘The Life We Got: Losing Sight and Gaining Vision’

VERNON

Tainted water costs exceed $2M at VY

Rate has slowed, but leaks appear likely to continue

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Town and Village

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

BELLOWS FALLS

Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16

BRATTLEBORO

Holton Home celebrates 125 years

WINDHAM COUNTY

Area communities get bulletproof vests

TOWNSHEND

Farm to School Connection boosts meal participation

MARLBORO

College launches ecological reserve

Measure designed to protect 130 acres from timber harvesting and development

NEWFANE

Valley Lions Club, Grace Cottage team up for diabetes awareness

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro-West Arts presents ‘17 Artists, 4 Days’ at 118 Elliot

BRATTLEBORO

ATP to hold auditions for 2018 Ten Minute Play Festival

MARLBORO

A mentor and a muse

Jay Craven dedicates 25th anniversary showing of ‘Where The Rivers Flow North’ to his late friend, Howard Frank Mosher

PUTNEY

‘Sembene!’ screens at Next Stage

BELLOWS FALLS

‘Canaletto and the Art of Venice’ comes to BF Opera House

PUTNEY

Eric Bass presents farewell performance of ‘Autumn Portraits’ at Sandglass

PUTNEY

Workshop helps artists explore ways to protect their work

SAXTONS RIVER

Helen von Tiesenhausen, pianist from NY, to play at Main Street Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Love is in the air

Brattleboro Women’s Chorus returns for a concert celebrating love and music

BELLOWS FALLS

Ad Hoc Art Gallery opens

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Food & Drink Monthly

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)

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Grazing in the grass

Rebop Farm focuses on meat and milk on 16 acres in West Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Champion cheesemakers abound in Vermont

American Cheese Society hands out 41 awards to state’s producers at annual competition

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

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