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G.S. Precision finishes $17M expansion

BRATTLEBORO—In early 2015, it looked like longtime Brattleboro manufacturer G.S. Precision Inc. was set to leave Vermont.

But a team of local, state, and federal officials crafted an elaborate financing package to prevent that from happening. Not only did G.S. Precision stay, but the company has just put the finishing touches on a $17 million expansion.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

This area and its culture are worth the cold

LETTERS FROM READERS

Act 46 decisions need to be made at a local level

LETTERS FROM READERS

Food Pantry Benefit Motorcycle Ride a resounding success

LETTERS FROM READERS

Consequences of school merger in Dummerston, Brattleboro

PRIMARY SOURCES

‘An insular, bulldozer-like approach’

The WSESU Act 46 Study Committee was unwilling to consider any other options than a full merger; options that might (or might not) better meet the needs of the children in the region were off the table

VIEWPOINT

The relief was soon dashed

Amending legislation to Act 46 — questionable legislation from the outset — offers reasonable and viable alternatives to school closures. The WSESU Act 46 Study Committee has no interest in considering these new options.

LETTERS FROM READERS

The personal hell of addiction

LETTERS FROM READERS

Guilford, Vernon residents grapple with difficult political issues

VIEWPOINT

Exploring literacy, education, and culture through the words of our past

A new project shines a light on Brattleboro’s literary history, starting with the words of a former slave who transcended race and gender to have her say in the highest courts in the state

LETTERS FROM READERS

Alternative Governance Structure would help preserve local control of our schools

LETTERS FROM READERS

Pedestrian safety at crosswalks paramount

LETTERS FROM READERS

For its message on guns, NRA should be ashamed

LETTERS FROM READERS

Congress complicit in gun violence

ESSAY

Lucky keeper

A grandmother’s hopes and dreams for her grandson

VIEWPOINT

The larger issues of Hefner’s legacy

Can we separate actions, flaws, or beliefs of an individual from that person’s meaningful or good contributions to society?

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Sports

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

WINDHAM COUNTY

Clark, Cota lead BF past Colonels

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win field hockey opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Act 46 starts to transform high school sports in Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

A piece of Brattleboro baseball history is threatened

Efforts to save grandstand at Tenney Field now underway

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF native chases a baseball dream in Alaska

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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

Pattern change coming as unseasonable warmth moves in

BRATTLEBORO

Secretary of state brings message of open government

As part of statewide Transparency Tour, Condos speaks in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Love and the art of motorcycle maintenance

Friends and family remember, mourn local icon Stanley Lynde

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston board mourns a colleague

Glabach’s sudden death leaves Selectboard searching for a successor

BRATTLEBORO

G.S. Precision finishes $17M expansion

BRATTLEBORO

Sine-wave weather

Alternating skies and temperatures in the week ahead

VERNON

Welch bill calls for feds to compensate nuke fuel towns

Lack of national repository means communities are forced to host waste

WINDHAM COUNTY

Towns to face new road rules

Compliance with revised stormwater runoff standards could get expensive for municipalities

BRATTLEBORO

New building of note

Brattleboro Music Center celebrates grand opening of its new school, performance space

BRATTLEBORO

Making connections, salvaging lives

James Arana works to build an effective restorative-justice program at Youth Services

WARDSBORO

Scott: Act 46 merger could offer ‘civic engagement’

Governor cautions against use of divisive rhetoric in policy discussions

WARDSBORO

Brief warm-up begets intermittent showers through the weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Community comes through for injured couple

After a devastating motorcycle accident, bikers and neighbors rally for Stanley Lynde and Laura D’Angelo with an outpouring of support, financial and otherwise

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro board moves to address diversity

Audience members hail progress, seek further details and accountability

BRATTLEBORO

NorthStar defends plan for ‘rubblization’

State regulators and anti-nukers are troubled by proposal for VY property

SOMERSET

‘Always something’

New Somerset supervisor relishes his obscure state job: managing a disincorporated town for its 11 full-time residents

SOMERSET

Maria kicks out to sea, marking autumn’s arrival

BRATTLEBORO

50 years of bringing the town together

Memories of the creation of today’s Brooks Library, from the man who oversaw its construction in 1967

BRATTLEBORO

Studying the system

Award of $20,000 will fund thorough study of municipal drinking water in Brattleboro

PUTNEY

Residents seek answers about town clerk, but so does board

Selectboard members say they remain in the dark about why an elected official stopped coming to work

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Rural LGBTQ community comes together for two-day summit

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston Conservation Commission hosts forum on deer population

BRATTLEBORO

SIT launches public Sustainability Speaker Series

BELLOWS FALLS

Our Place prepares for Empty Bowl dinner fundraiser

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

NEWFANE

West River Railroad Museum plans grand opening on Oct. 14

NEWFANE

Local fire departments share in $1.6M in federal grants

BRATTLEBORO

Selectboard roundup

BRATTLEBORO

Looking for company

Last AARP chapter in Vermont hopes to set example for other towns in state

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ at BUHS

BELLOWS FALLS

Northeast fiddlers returning to Bellows Falls

WILMINGTON

Evans and Harris to perform tribute to Simone and James

BELLOWS FALLS

Third Friday artwalk returns to Bellows Falls

BRATTLEBORO

BMC program introduces kids to magic of music, movement

BRATTLEBORO

‘War of the Worlds’ comes to Hooker-Dunham Theater

Orson Welles’ most infamous work is revisited by Shoot the Moon theater company

BRATTLEBORO

In-Sight brings world-class photographic art to Brattleboro

Celebrates 25 years of helping youth with photography exhibition, benefit auction

BRATTLEBORO

Journalism film series continues with ‘All The President’s Men’

BELLOWS FALLS

Stone Church Arts presents the Joe Davidian Trio

BRATTLEBORO

All Souls Church film series looks at white privilege

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Food & Drink Monthly

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

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

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