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Will Brattleboro reinvest in infrastructure?

BRATTLEBORO—The pre-Town Meeting Informational Meeting started on a positive note. Many new residents had joined the ranks of Representative Town Meeting Members last week, with only a handful of seats left vacant.

Members gathered at Academy School on March 15 to hear the Selectboard’s budget overview in preparation for annual Representative Town Meeting.

The theme for the fiscal year 2018 budget: reinvestment in town infrastructure.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Are there alternatives to shoot-from-the-hip WSWMD plans?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Remember those who served in Vietnam

MEMORIAM

Cool heat

In a standoff between Chuck Berry and the Boston Police, the law turned out to be no match for rock-and-roll

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Budget battle

Voters who trusted the governor’s words of moderation are seeing something different

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dumbfounded at resistance to educational equality

LETTERS FROM READERS

Divesting to change where my money works

LETTERS FROM READERS

Money for health care must come from someone, somewhere

COLUMN

Our post-election stress disorder

We can fight collective anxiety by coming together to resist and persist

VIEWPOINT

Our automotive culture, our disconnection with place

On our bike, my family and I share the road with people in cars, but it’s like we’re in different worlds. Can we move beyond automobilism and reconnect our bodies and senses to our mobility?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Vernon library: a beautiful, well-stocked jewel

ESSAY

Beyond my burden of shame

At the Women’s March on Washington, I was expecting outrage, catharsis, and the solidarity of strong women. What I wasn’t expecting were the men.

VIEWPOINT

How we’re building a great workforce

We must bring good jobs to southern Vermont and attract new, young workers to meet the demand. We can do so.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Is anti-wind Selectboard chair representing all of Windham?

LETTERS FROM READERS

WSWMD needs better management, no new loans

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bringing together school and work

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels fall to Thetford in Division III semifinal

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel girls reach Division III semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel boys fall to Burlington in hoop playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Basketball, hockey playoffs begin for BUHS, Twin Valley

WINDHAM COUNTY

A star is born on Harris Hill

Blaz Pavlic, 18, of Slovena sweeps weekend events, breaks distance records

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel boys finish strong to beat MAU

WINDHAM COUNTY

Up and down season for Colonels girls’ hoops

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel bowlers finish third in first home match

WINDHAM COUNTY

Jacks jump Terrier boys, 70-59

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terrier teams trample Long Trail in doubleheader

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Red Cross needs donors of blood, platelets following winter storm

WESTMINSTER

Pilot project will help 3SquaresVT recipients find new, better paying jobs

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont veterans now eligible for a living allowance stipend through Union Institute & University

WINDHAM COUNTY

Windham County receives $7,400 in four ‘Small and Inspiring’ grants for local projects

BRATTLEBORO

New parenting discussion series at Brooks Memorial Library

BRATTLEBORO

Harmony Place grant boosts funds toward matching challenge

TOWNSHEND

Leland & Gray wins national distinction

TOWNSHEND

West River Valley Assisted Living recognized for outstanding resident satisfaction

BELLOWS FALLS

Parks Place gets $75,000 from Holt Fund

PUTNEY

Science Foundation scholarships to be offered at Landmark College

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

The Works in progress

Founder sees expansion of hours, menu as another step forward for a socially responsible eatery

WILMINGTON

A conversation with John McLeod, owner, Vermont Bowl Company

The magic’s in the wood — and in the magician who’s seen it there for more than 50 years

BRATTLEBORO

Grant supports hiring, training of medical assistants and medical scribes

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with Janice Warren, president of OneReport

A socially conscious entrepreneur helps corporations do the good work they want and need to do

WINDHAM COUNTY

Business briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Business briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Flying high in low times

With recent losses to the arts, circus keeps its vitality

WINDHAM COUNTY

Executive training program available to Vermont entrepreneurs

BRATTLEBORO

Co-op celebrates MLK Day with new community service initiative

BRATTLEBORO

Runamok Maple acquires maple candy operation from Bascom Maple Farms

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Winter struggles to remain, while spring starts to surge

WINDHAM COUNTY

Still the sweetest season

Open House Weekend celebrates Vermont’s maple sugar makers

BRATTLEBORO

Deep cuts to federal budget loom large

Windham County lawmakers lament Trump budget

BRATTLEBORO

NorthStar makes its case for buying VY

In advance of regulatory review, CEO tours region to demystify sale

ROCKINGHAM

Another big bridge project will start on I-91

With $44.3 million, state plans to replace two bridges in Rockingham

BRATTLEBORO

Sanders rocks the Latchis

In first visit to Brattleboro in nearly two years, the senator and former presidential candidate steals the show at Windham Grows event

BRATTLEBORO

Will Brattleboro reinvest in infrastructure?

Members prepare for Annual Representative Town Meeting, with a budget that puts the accent on buildings and equipment

BRATTLEBORO

Tito’s Taqueria trucks on

Houston native is ready to take fledgling taco business to the street

BRATTLEBORO

County digs out after nor’easter

Snow showers expected this weekend

BELLOWS FALLS

Hydro-plant sale: one step from a done deal

Great River Hydro of Boston set to buy 13 stations from TransCanada, including Vernon and Bellows Falls

BRATTLEBORO

Will the MRF stay open?

Some towns in solid waste district want to keep regional recycling facility up and running

WILMINGTON

Wilmington school effort deemed ‘vital’ for region

Can a relic of recent school consolidation be turned into an asset for the community?

BRATTLEBORO

Shopping — and suffering

Advocates say modest changes can make a huge difference for supermarket patrons with disabilities

VERNON | NEW ON WEB

Feds commit to local public meeting on Vermont Yankee sale

WINDHAM COUNTY

Two school merger proposals defeated

Windham County Act 46 votes a mixed bag on Town Meeting Day; four of five towns pass Leland & Gray plan

NEWFANE

Long meeting in Newfane, but all articles pass

BRATTLEBORO

New blood on board

Starr, Wessel win Selectboard seats; plastic bag ban, ‘Compassionate City’ referenda pass

VERNON

Voters approve big cut to Vernon Library’s budget

VERNON

Winter keeps a foothold in southern Vermont into next week

BRATTLEBORO

Crossing over

Hundreds stroll across the new I-91 West River Bridge on the eve of its being open to northbound traffic

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Solar project at WSWMD is poised to start construction

VERNON

Town junks trash ordinance, protects farmland

BRATTLEBORO

BUHS student’s novel takes gold medal in national competition

Seven other Vermonters garner awards

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Food Co-op seeks input on two design projects

BRATTLEBORO

‘Action Fair’ seeks to bring people, causes together

BRATTLEBORO

Sanders to speak at Latchis on entrepreneurship grant

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

NEWFANE

West River Railroad Soup Fest and Silent Auction is March 26

VERNON

Vernon rejects school budget, adjusts town budget

MARLBORO

Marlboro voters think globally, act locally

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Proud to be a ‘nasty woman’

Samirah Evans puts together an all-female lineup of jazz stars for Planned Parenthood benefit concert

PUTNEY

Making tracks

In ‘Trainspotting,’ Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble draws from varied sources to take listeners on a different kind of trip

BRATTLEBORO

March Climate Change Café screens ‘We the People 2.0’

BRATTLEBORO

Shoot the Moon Theater Co. presents staged reading of ‘The Designated Mourner’

BRATTLEBORO

Local artists offer up-cycling workshop to benefit Groundworks Food Shelf

WESTMINSTER

Bellows Falls Union High School presents 'Beauty and the Beast'

BRATTLEBORO

Joe Walsh, Mariel Vandersteel, and Eli West to perform at Sandglass Theater March 18

PUTNEY

Going to the source

Documentary series at Next Stage will feature discussions with filmmakers

BRATTLEBORO

Saying goodbye (and she means it this time)

Damaris bids farewell to Brattleboro with a concert at the Hooker-Dunham Theater

BRATTLEBORO

Groups collaborate on grant to document Brattleboro’s history of publishing

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Food & Drink Monthly

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

BRATTLEBORO

It's not too late to plant

BRATTLEBORO

A cheesemonger’s anniversary

Adventures from two decades of cheesy goodness

BRATTLEBORO

Perc Coffee Liqueur takes gold medal

Saxtons River Distillery’s newest product is a hit at World Spirits Competition

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Winter Farmers’ Market begins its 10th season

BRATTLEBORO

Tearoom to close

Twilight Tea Lounge owner cites dwindling traffic to subterranean storefront

BRATTLEBORO

The flavor of tomato summer in Vermont

Patience is the key to capturing this clear water from a bumper crop of tomatoes

BRATTLEBORO

Locavore cheeses win national acclaim

Windham County producers take home ribbons at American Cheese Society competition

BRATTLEBORO

A new path into the kitchen

Strolling of the Heifers Farm-to-Plate Apprenticeship Program hopes to guide more people into food-service jobs

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