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Democrat to seek seat Hebert is vacating

GUILFORD—On May 9, Guilford resident Sara Coffey launched her campaign as a Democratic candidate for the Vermont House of Representatives.

She’s running for the open seat in the Windham-1 district, made up of Guilford and Vernon. The incumbent, Vernon Republican Mike Hebert, announced last month that he wouldn’t seek re-election.

Coffey officially announced her campaign at a party held at the home of Anne Rider and Rob Hinrichs.... Continue reading story

Voices

COLUMN

Second moms

Two adults stepped in just at the right time. Ever since, she’s paid it back.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

A bill that sounds nice — politically

The new $15-per-hour minimum wage bill — headed for the governor’s desk — will result in a de facto tax on the poor

VIEWPOINT

We must invest in life — not in death and killing

The story of the Holocaust is told as a one-time, isolated event. The Holocaust should teach us to see the murder, exploitation, and deprivation of all people across the world — including from Palestine.

LETTERS FROM READERS

The power of surrendering

LETTERS FROM READERS

A broader, ongoing conversation in the yoga community

LETTERS FROM READERS

Verbal communication would have gone a long way

LETTERS FROM READERS

First, do no harm

LETTERS FROM READERS

Should yoga be licensed?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Legal implications sidebar: more commentary than reportage

VIEWPOINT

One lone group challenges VY sale

Where rest of Vermont sees opportunity, the Conservation Law Foundation sees only problems. If the CLF gets its way, the result would be disastrous for the region.

VIEWPOINT

A vanishing breed in health care

Community doctors return to a time-honored Vermont medical model

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bernie Sanders: Please go to Gaza

LETTERS FROM READERS

Survivor of fire gives thanks for depth of blessing of community support

LETTERS FROM READERS

Clear-cutting national forest: a bad plan

LETTERS FROM READERS

Did courage of young writer’s convictions come at a cost for her mom?

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels off to 10-0 start on diamond

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels fall in Unified playoff thriller

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels baseball, softball teams start a winning season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local runners brave elements in Boston Marathon

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow, Colonels shut out BF in opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win Unified home opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring sports season ready to begin in Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

Too many deer? A local forester thinks so.

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local ski areas enjoy a snowy March

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local teams knocked out early in boys’ tournament

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Life and Work

MARLBORO

Marlboro program moves completely online

Program trains teachers to integrate technology in the classroom

BRATTLEBORO

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust receives challenge grants

WEST TOWNSHEND

Gerda’s Equine Rescue seeks homes for horses

WINDHAM COUNTY

Applicants sought for 2018 Governor’s Institutes

Health and medicine added to summer learning programs for Vermont high schoolers

WESTMINSTER

BFUHS receives donation of surplus U.S. Senate computers

PUTNEY

HollyRod Foundation to fund new Landmark College scholarship program

DUMMERSTON

Sharing Housing becomes a nonprofit organization

DUMMERSTON

Landmark Trust USA receives Thompson Trust challenge grant

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Health Connect enrollment now underway, ends Dec. 15

WINDHAM COUNTY

Senior Solutions receives grant from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Retreat program gets OK’d as ‘Leading Practice’ from Joint Commission

WINDHAM COUNTY

Business growth program open to 20 Vermont entrepreneurs

BRATTLEBORO

Downtown Brattleboro Alliance offers development grants

BRATTLEBORO

When you take your password to the grave

A new law and an online tool help you help your heirs make sense of your financial affairs after you’re gone

BRATTLEBORO

Banks, credit unions caught between state and federal marijuana laws

Brattleboro Savings and Loan President and CEO Dan Yates discusses his work in Montpelier to hash out the details of regulation and taxation in a world where recreational marijuana is legal

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.

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Late-spring weather, with lots of showers, ahead for Southern Vermont

GUILFORD

Democrat to seek seat Hebert is vacating

Sara Coffey announces run for Legislature

BRATTLEBORO

Is peace possible?

After Trump scraps nuclear deal with Iran, former Iranian negotiator tells Windham World Affairs Council about what might happen next in Mideast

ROCKINGHAM

Court requires Harmon, Fritz, et al, to pay $2,450,000 to Sonnax ESOP

Ordered to pay $2.225m toward employees’ stock-ownership plan to settle charges that company shares were overvalued

GUILFORD

Guilford plans to renovate Town Office

Town budgets $228,000 for workspace makeover

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring continues to settle in

Showers expected this weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Building a new tradition

Helm Construction chosen as Vermont’s woman-owned business of the year by SBA

BRATTLEBORO

Texas man shot, captured by Brattleboro, state police

Suspect linked to multistate robbery spree

BRATTLEBORO

Siegel announces a run for governor

Dance festival director and activist seeks to broaden range of voices in politics

BELLOWS FALLS

Candidate focuses on economy, infrastructure

James Ehlers, one of four Democrats challenging Republican governor, hits the trail in Bellows Falls

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro hears results of parking study

Results show ‘mismatch’ between perception and availability, town planner says

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro proposes water and sewer rate increases

Town Manager, DPW request 2 percent increase for water, 6 percent increase for sewer

BRATTLEBORO

A surge of summer, followed by seasonable spring weather

BRATTLEBORO

Governor faces protesters statewide over gun-law stance

Demonstrators who greeted Phil Scott in Brattleboro weren’t the first to push back on his signing gun-control measures — and he doesn’t expect them to be the last

BRATTLEBORO

23-unit building planned for Flat Street

Housing Trust residential project will be first of its kind for downtown in almost 100 years

BRATTLEBORO

Area CSAs prepare for summer season

Customers buy shares in advance at area farms, providing cash flow and sharing risk and reward in the crops to come

PUTNEY

Next Stage now owns its space

Total cost for former church: $1, thanks to Putney Historical Society

PUTNEY

Celebrating heritage — and resilience

‘Legacy Putney’ marks a town’s comeback

BRATTLEBORO

EPA brownfield grant will assist with clean-up, reuse of Birge Street site

Vermont River Conservancy will get $200K for project

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

AIDS Project invites public to 31st Walk for Life on May 19

BRATTLEBORO

BRATTLEBORO

Heifers' cake competition extends deadline

BRATTLEBORO

Board OKs $38,000 for water-line design

Town sees big savings in having DPW do waste-pipe installation

BRATTLEBORO

Windham Regional Energy Plan is adopted by commission

BRATTLEBORO

Printing, publishing exhibit opens at Brooks Library

WILMINGTON

‘Make it in Wilmington’ contest is looking for business plans, ideas

BRATTLEBORO

Youth Services’ spring Gala & Dance Show raises nearly $20,000

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WINDHAM COUNTY

Chesterfield Historical Society succeeds in bid to save Stone House Tavern

Restoring building to 'previous glory' is next goal

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Legend in his spare time

Computer fix-it guy by day, musician by night, Steve West releases new CD

BRATTLEBORO

NEYT’s Theatre Adventure presents ‘Questery’

BRATTLEBORO

So hard to say goodbye

Susan Dedell steps away from leading the Brattleboro Concert Choir

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Queer Dance Party teams up with SoBo Studio for ‘Pump-a-thon’

PUTNEY

A weekend of book sales is planned in Putney

WILLIAMSVILLE

Rock River Players presents ''night Mother'

BRATTLEBORO

Artist Gowri Savoor to give free talk at BMAC

PUTNEY

The Stockwell Brothers and friends present a free concert at Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

Campbell’s ‘Thinking the Cosmos’ opens

BELLOWS FALLS

Bellows Falls, Rockingham, and Saxtons River celebrate local artists in May

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Food & Drink Monthly

BELLOWS FALLS

It’s all delicious

You don’t have to do much to asparagus; it delights in simplicity

BRATTLEBORO

New restaurants sprout in downtown Brattleboro

Substantial changes emerge in the local food scene

BRATTLEBORO

Farm-to-Table Culinary Apprenticeship offers training for food-service careers

Low-income area residents can qualify for 12-week program

BELLOWS FALLS

Sushi without all the fuss

This deconstructed salad is even better with the help of locally grown ginger

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

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