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Trump’s moral and ethical camouflage

MARLBORO—I didn’t come to Vermont as hippie, a back-to-the-lander, or as political progressive. I came to Vermont as a young man in 1983, as a born-again evangelical, with a year of Bible college under my belt, trying to find myself creatively and intellectually through higher education at Marlboro College.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Trump’s moral and ethical camouflage

It is time for all good people to stand up and say this is not normal, this is not good, this has to stop — especially my friends and family who are evangelicals

VIEWPOINT

Don’t shy away

Try to listen and learn from people who have experienced the effects of racism — even if those conversations are uncomfortable

VIEWPOINT

Little will change because of Act 46

The sweeping education-reform legislation changes the structure of our local school governance. What it doesn’t address is telling.

VIEWPOINT

Act 46: the death knell of local control

The pressure is on from Montpelier, but Windham Northeast could consider other governance models besides the proposed super-merger which are allowable under Act 46 — including none at all

LETTERS FROM READERS

We sent the postcard calling for ‘no’ vote on consolidation

ESSAY

A name is just a name?

Broadening our understanding of Black names

LETTERS FROM READERS

WSESU towns: discuss Act 46 without pressure of vote

LETTERS FROM READERS

How did it happen that Americans strayed so far from democracy?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Time to ban single-use plastic bags in Brattleboro

LETTERS FROM READERS

Can we extend hands to one another and find common political ground?

LETTERS FROM READERS

For Westminster, school consolidation would be sacrifice with few benefits

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bully pulpit: The abusive presidential relationship

LETTERS FROM READERS

The gift of song

LETTERS FROM READERS

Remove religious exemption from vaccinations

LETTERS FROM READERS

Entergy put money into the trust

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Sports

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

WINDHAM COUNTY

After long layoff, Colonel girls try to shake off the rust

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wildcats struggle at GM Holiday Tournament

BRATTLEBORO

Colonel boys off to a 3-0 start

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls show skill, grit in 4-2 win over Bulldogs

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Life and Work

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

BRATTLEBORO

Secrest reappointed to Vermont Commission on Women

BRATTLEBORO

Two new Early Head Start classrooms open in Brattleboro and Westminster

SAXTONS RIVER

Fire Department receives grant for hose

VERNON

Vernon Homes’ executive director receives leadership award

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Business Monthly

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

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

WINDHAM COUNTY

Business briefs

RAWSONVILLE

At a glance:

RAWSONVILLE

A conversation with Wilbur Rice, the owner of Equipe Sport

He came to build a building and stayed to build a business

WILMINGTON

A conversation with Julie Lineberger and Joseph Cincotta

Two Harvard alums build dreams that come true with LineSync Architecture and their newest venture, Wheel Pad

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News

BELLOWS FALLS

Lawmakers rally around repairing, reopening Vilas Bridge

Bellows Falls span, closed since 2009 for safety, has been in legislative limbo in New Hampshire

DUMMERSTON

Vernon school exit again rejected

Dummerston voters affirm original decision in 169–150 vote

DUMMERSTON

Winter fades away

The maples start flowing with a taste of early spring

BRATTLEBORO

Three-alarm fire destroys warehouse

Seven towns respond to the blaze off Putney Road on Tuesday

BRATTLEBORO

BUHS #6 District budget passes

Less than 1 percent of voters approve spending of $25.4 million for 2018

BRATTLEBORO

‘I represent the community’

Brattleboro police chief talks policing with students at SIT forum

BRATTLEBORO

At long last

AOT says new I-91 bridge over West River to open in March

VERNON

Citizens panel wants help to deal with Vermont Yankee sale

BRATTLEBORO

Matt Maranian and his stack of books

Editing, designing, and writing is all in a day’s work for Boomerang co-owner

BRATTLEBORO

Students protest new U.S. education secretary

More than 100 Brattleboro Union High School students, staffers rally against Betsy DeVos

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont farmers worried about immigration policy changes

At Brattleboro meeting, state Ag boss tries to ease concerns

WEST DOVER

Parent company touts growth at Mount Snow

WINDHAM COUNTY

Winter relaxes after one last snowy blanket

VERNON

Federal application filed for VY sale

NorthStar seeks NRC approval to purchase dormant plant from Entergy

BRATTLEBORO

Jumpers compete this weekend

Harris Hill celebrates tradition of thrills in its 95th year

VERNON

State wants public opinion on sale of Vermont Yankee

Public Service Board sets hearings in Vernon for March and September

TOWNSHEND

A legacy of loving care

Dr. Robert Backus is ready to retire after nearly four decades serving the West River Valley

VERNON

Miller bows out of Vermont Yankee case

VERNON

Substantial snow storm Thursday, plus more weekend winter weather

BRATTLEBORO

Three overdose in Brattleboro within one day

Fentanyl, a highly potent synthetic opiate painkiller, could be responsible for 3 deaths on Monday

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Early voting begins for town election

VERNON

Library could see big cuts

Selectboard seeks to reduce spending by 38 percent

BRATTLEBORO

Town seeks new energy coordinator

BRATTLEBORO

Celebrate Red Cross Month with a blood donation

PUTNEY

Putney briefs

PUTNEY

Voters to weigh in on rights of refugees, immigrants

Nonbinding resolution on warrant of Annual Town Meeting

NEWFANE

Cristelli prepares board for her retirement

TOWNSHEND

West River Valley Thrives is honored at national leadership forum

WILLIAMSVILLE

Friends start fund drives for victims of Grimes Hill Road fire

BRATTLEBORO

Derrick Harnish is BGCB’s 2017 Youth of the Year

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Unconventional and absurdist

Shoot the Moon opens 2017 season with The Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise

BRATTLEBORO

Not just clowning around

In ‘Billosophy,’ Bill Forchion looks back on his life as an actor, circus performer, and teacher, and what he learned along the way

BRATTLEBORO

Monet documentary presented at Latchis

BRATTLEBORO

VTC announces auditions for ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

BELLOWS FALLS

Pianist, mandolinist coming to Stone Church Arts

PUTNEY

Faithful to the Spirit returns to Yellow Barn

Works by Brahms, Dvorak, and Chausson to be performed at Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

UMass Percussion Ensemble to perform at BMAC

BRATTLEBORO

BMC Chamber Music Series continues with Musicians from Marlboro

GUILFORD

HeartSoulVoice offers Celtic traditions, Shakespeare, and more

BRATTLEBORO

Gallery Walk pop-up exhibit to depict January’s Women’s March

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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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