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BRATTLEBORO—When Douglas Frank was a child, it was not unusual for him to find stars like Jimmy Cagney in his home. The young Frank was scared when the Wicked Witch of the West — the actress Margaret Hamilton — appeared at the family’s door.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Proud of GunSense founder

LETTERS FROM READERS

Sharing an amazing journey

LETTERS FROM READERS

Critique is not ‘abuse’

LETTERS FROM READERS

When women control their own lives, we will be free

LETTERS FROM READERS

Starting a conversation to advance self-understanding

LETTERS FROM READERS

In pursuit of the least harm and the greatest good

VIEWPOINT

A scream in the night

Most women’s delayed responses to sexual assault are totally understandable if they are given the opportunity to tell their stories

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks for the laugh (and the forecast)

LETTERS FROM READERS

Large-scale wind development incompatible with what makes Vermont special

LETTERS FROM READERS

Act 46 shell game

COLUMN

Finally, voices from the silence

Women are naming names and outing a pervasive culture of sexual abuse that exists in this, and most other, cultures

LETTERS FROM READERS

A vibrant and vital downtown Brattleboro

TRAVELS

Best gig

One way to transcend age, place, and culture? A red clown nose.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Drug collection a big success

LETTERS FROM READERS

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

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win, Rebels lose in girls’ hoops opener

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

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Life and Work

DUMMERSTON

Sharing Housing becomes a nonprofit organization

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

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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

Active weather pattern will brings us more shots of snow

BRATTLEBORO

‘Longest Night’ service aims to shed light on dark times

Annual Brattleboro program set for Sunday aims to comfort people grieving a death, divorce, or other distress.

BRATTLEBORO

Should Brattleboro purchase a new aerial ladder truck?

Fire Department makes its case before Selectboard

BRATTLEBORO

Fie on fees, say foes

Brooks Memorial Library proposes no more overdue fines for forgetful book lovers

BRATTLEBORO

Area options dwindle for long-distance transportation

Limited options frustrate inter-city travelers

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'

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Selectboard honors Human Rights Day

WINDHAM COUNTY

Holiday happenings

NEWFANE

Community forum looks at Newfane’s town plan

VERNON

Vernon briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

PUTNEY

Have breakfast with Santa at Next Stage

LONDONDERRY

Pajala named to Vermont House

Londonderry independent will serve out remainder of Olsen’s term

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WINDHAM COUNTY

River Valleys Unified School District announces new website, meeting schedule

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club begins annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Music that resonates and communicates emotion

BMC Madrigal Singers will perform ‘Christmas in Song’ on Sunday

PUTNEY

The GrooveBarbers, Jewmongous will perform at Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

Grammy-nominated bluesman Guy Davis to play benefit for Stroll

BRATTLEBORO

Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem perform ‘Wintersong’ at The Stone Church

BELLOWS FALLS

‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’ comes to BF Opera House

BRATTLEBORO

Rita Corbin’s art graces Catholic Worker calendars

WEST BRATTLEBORO

TubaChristmas to be celebrated in West B

GUILFORD

‘Such Wondrous Tidings’

Friends of Music at Guilford marks 45th Christmas at Christ Church

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

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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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