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Windham Region looks for ‘green’ recovery from Yankee closure

BRATTLEBORO—What do foreign trade, education, and climate preparedness have to do with hazelnuts, hemp, and mushrooms?

The answer — as set forth in a crowded Brattleboro conference room Nov. 30 — is that they all are part of an effort to transform the Windham Region and neighboring counties in New Hampshire and Massachusetts into a mecca for “green” economic activity.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Missing the moment entirely

LETTERS FROM READERS

The U.S. has never been an honest broker with Native Americans

LETTERS FROM READERS

A prescription for progressives to break the two-party system

LETTERS FROM READERS

In Vermont, we have no mandate to radicalize our government

LETTERS FROM READERS

Jazz has deep and rich connection with civil rights, Black solidarity

LETTERS FROM READERS

Vernon high-school debt gets distributed among four remaining towns

LETTERS FROM READERS

Act 46: heavy-handed, top-down plan that disenfranchises towns

LETTERS FROM READERS

Pipeline action: small but significant steps in righting wrongs

LETTERS FROM READERS

Astonishing mix of cherry-picked information

ESSAY

A load lifts

Released from the grip of this election, a voter returns to living in the now

LETTERS FROM READERS

Senate campaign was rewarding and affirming

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks to Stuart for good constituent service

LETTERS FROM READERS

Burke thanks constituents for victory

LETTERS FROM READERS

Memories of Florence Karpin

LETTERS FROM READERS

The Root moves forward with new programs

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

New owners try again to revive Magic Mountain

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont schools prepare for football realignment

WINDHAM COUNTY

BPD-BUHS benefit game raises nearly $500 for Home at Last

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win state football title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win second-straight state field hockey title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers, Rebels reach semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels overcome injuries to beat MAU

WINDHAM COUNTY

Boys’ soccer in the playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Climbing peaks, and rediscovering lost dreams

In new book, former sports editor tells the story of how he reclaimed his life, one summit at a time

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebel boys struggle to repeat last year’s success

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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

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

WINDHAM COUNTY

HUBZone program expands in Windham County

BRATTLEBORO

Milk Money VT offers workshop on investing locally

BRATTLEBORO

‘All-payer’ health-care plan draws skepticism and support

At Oct. 12 meeting, state officials expressed confidence that a payment overhaul could cut costs and improve care — but Green Mountain Care chairman also acknowledged risks

BRATTLEBORO

Fire Arts Vermont: a rebrand reflects a transformation

Former Fulcrum Arts celebrates new identity with benefit masquerade party

BRATTLEBORO

United Way of Windham County launches 365 Business Circle

BRATTLEBORO

New strategy emerges for local prepared-food venture

VT Dinners phases out CSA model as frozen vegetarian dinners hit stores

BRATTLEBORO

Responsible beverage service training offered on Oct. 20 for servers

BRATTLEBORO

Lead certification courses for contractors, landlords offered

BRATTLEBORO

Youth Services program seeks high school participants for career mentoring

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Winter has arrived!

VERNON

Tainted VY water nears 400,000 gallons so far

Tankers bring tritium-laced groundwater to Tennessee

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont Yankee buyer touts cleanup ‘dream team’

BRATTLEBORO

Guilford threatens to leave Waste Management District

But district officials say move would mean higher trash disposal costs for residents

BRATTLEBORO

About those bootstraps

In ‘Born on Third Base,’ author Chuck Collins offers a new way to look at inequality in the U.S.

BRATTLEBORO

Act 46 vote Dec. 13

Voters in Windham Southeast member towns will decide whether to allow Vernon to withdraw from school district

BRATTLEBORO

Windham Region looks for ‘green’ recovery from Yankee closure

Diverse coalition says it's building an 'Ecovation Hub' to spur environmentally friendly job creation

BRATTLEBORO

‘We have come a long way’

World AIDS Day vigil honors those lost, celebrates progress made toward ending infections

DUMMERSTON

Ed Board chair touts ‘huge success’ of Act 46

Stephan Morse says that despite challenges, Vermont is making strides toward greater educational equity

DUMMERSTON

Snow next week?

Wednesday rainstorm followed by cooling weekend temps

BRATTLEBORO

Nonprofits fear chill from changing political winds

People with disabilities, advocates fear future funding and ‘negative activity’

BRATTLEBORO

Nonprofits fear chill from changing political winds

Lawmakers, service providers concerned about funding for anti-hunger programs

BRATTLEBORO

Charity begins raising funds to keep kids warm next winter

United Way distributes first Kids in Coats vouchers to 300 children in need

WEST BRATTLEBORO

An unexpected gift for the holidays

In a national magazine, Robb Farm’s maple syrup gets a plug from Brooke Shields, and the orders are pouring in

WILMINGTON

New rep plans focus on education, economy

Wilmington Democrat John Gannon ran unopposed for seat held by retiring Rep. Ann Manwaring

WILMINGTON

Thanksgiving Day features light wintry mix as new, active pattern continues

BRATTLEBORO

Multi-tasking his way to the top

New executive director Ricky Davidson takes over at Brattleboro Boys & Girls Club

BRATTLEBORO

SIT alums' new company pushes ‘community conscious policing’

Training for Transformation seeks to bridge gap between police and the communities they serve

BRATTLEBORO

Number of kids in foster care surges in county

Community seeks solutions as Windham County population jumps by more than 50 percent

VERNON

Feds sue firm primed to buy Vermont Yankee

Waste Control Specialists of Texas is a defendant in a Department of Justice antitrust lawsuit

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Town and Village

GUILFORD

Agency of Transportation map expands Guilford, shrinks Vernon

VERNON

Vernon briefs

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA Crisis Fuel program now available

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club kicks off annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

NEWFANE

State changes weight limit on River Road bridge

Detour set after state inspection finds structural damage

NEWFANE

HCRS provides additional peer support services

NEWFANE

Newfane briefs

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Green Street Spellers finish second in state spelling bee

VERNON

Talks continue for FY18 budget

Town asks all departments to cut spending by 6 percent

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Arts

BELLOWS FALLS

‘The music was not just symbolic or entertaining’

Peter Yarrow talks about folk music as the soundtrack to civil rights — and its capacity to bring us together and move us forward

WARDSBORO

Wardsboro Public Library exhibits works of Betsy Fellows

WILMINGTON

Ski industry veteran hosts book signing

BRATTLEBORO

River Gallery School to take artists to Mexico in February

BRATTLEBORO

BMC Music School presents Student Orchestras Concert

BRATTLEBORO

Two companies premiere shows

SoBo Studio, Brattleboro School of Dance team up

BRATTLEBORO

BMC Music School to host open house

BRATTLEBORO

Vacca, Jordan, Matus to perform as Impulse Ensemble

WINDHAM COUNTY

River Singers Community Choir celebrates 25 years

PUTNEY

Groovebarbers return for a cappella holiday concert

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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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