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BRATTLEBORO—Life is short — or, as the millennials say, yolo (you only live once).

We often use both phrases when we indulge ourselves. But what is hidden beneath these casual sayings?

Often, it is a fear that what we want in life is fleeting, so we should grab an ephemeral moment that might make us happy.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

A failure of governance

The Burlington College controversy provides an object lesson on the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards — and the consequences of insufficient oversight

LETTERS FROM READERS

NECCA controversy conjures memories of ReNew

LETTERS FROM READERS

Decommissioning nuclear power plants still demands public scrutiny

LETTERS FROM READERS

Obamacare left me facing financial ruin

ESSAY

How I found what I was looking for

Is there is anything you have always wanted to do but keep putting off? Life is short. Do it.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Will NorthStar get cold feet and leave?

Caution and planning are good and necessary, but the state’s adversarial stance puts quick decommissioning in jeopardy

COLUMN

Assault on our antiquities

The Trump administration threatens federally protected national parks and monuments. These places tell us who we are as a people and a country, and they must be preserved.

LETTERS FROM READERS

We can honor Kipling’s historical legacy in our community while learning from historical context

LETTERS FROM READERS

Heating-oil petition dismisses good already done

LETTERS FROM READERS

Isn’t it time to admit that the Act 46 game has changed?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Nurses, please make your voices heard in Montpelier

LETTERS FROM READERS

Kipling awards celebrate creativity, imagination, self-expression

LETTERS FROM READERS

Water is meant to soak into the earth

VIEWPOINT

Owning our genocidal history

Germany squarely acknowledges its role in the Holocaust in its monuments and museums. We should similarly look at our own history in devastating the culture of Native Americans.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Educational advocacy groups promote an unpalatable gutting of local control with Act 46

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Sports

BRATTLEBORO

‘Brattle Paddle’ aims to pull a crowd Sunday

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro 12s sweep Bennington for District 2 title

WINDHAM COUNTY

A glorious Fourth for Brattleboro Post 5

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 37 has a roller-coaster week in Legion ball

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 falls to Rutland, 2-1, in duel of aces

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local athletes named to MVL all-star teams

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels fall to Oxbow in Division III final

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers sweep Division III state track championships

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels, Raiders brawl after 5-4 loss

Rebels clinch No. 2 seed in softball; long playoff road trips for other local teams

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels try to keep focused as softball season hits climax

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermonters warned to look out for blue-green algae this summer

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local 4-H’ers do well at annual State Day

WINDHAM COUNTY

Volunteer drivers are needed to transport cancer patients to treatment

WINDHAM COUNTY

Forest tent caterpillar damage expected again in 2017

BRATTLEBORO

Keeping your estate out of court

You can help your heirs avoid the probate process — with careful planning

BRATTLEBORO

Glorious, if belated, spring

Some observations from a garden in the shadow of Mt. Wantastiquet

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

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Business Monthly

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

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with Brian Mooney and Vaune Trachtman

A writer and a photographer meet at Marlboro College and fall in love. And 21 years later, they give the world Storymatic — their ‘little boxes full of Yes!’

BRATTLEBORO

Conference provides a seat at the table

For food and agriculture businesses, the Entrepreneur to Table Summit provides access to the minds, networks, and wallets of entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors

BRATTLEBORO

Back Roads Food Co. finalizes expansion into Cotton Mill

BRATTLEBORO

Mondo Mediaworks becomes a Certified B Corporation

BRATTLEBORO

Career summit to be held for Windham County sophomores

WEST DOVER

Mount Snow gets deadline extension for snowmaking upgrades

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News

BRATTLEBORO

‘Students should have a voice’

BRATTLEBORO

‘We will support NECCA, assuming it continues to be a world-class facility’

BRATTLEBORO

‘Board was caught between the proverbial rock and hard place’

BRATTLEBORO

The 2017 warm season of wetness rolls on

BRATTLEBORO

Nonprofit’s backstage drama tumbles into the spotlight

Mere weeks after opening a state-of-the-art facility, NECCA fires its founders, setting off a community backlash that shut down the school and put its future in serious question. What happened?

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro seeks solutions to panhandling

Town seeks to balance commerce and compassion with support for individuals asking for money and businesses affected by the trend

VERNON

Washington, D.C. firm signed to dismantle Vermont Yankee reactor

Agreement depends on Northstar's clearing regulatory hurdles

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage Hospital CEO steps down

Roger Allbee retires after three years at Vermont’s smallest hospital

BRATTLEBORO

Great River Terrace gets go-ahead

Former Lamplighter Inn to be remade into apartments for low-income and homeless people

BRATTLEBORO

Tomatoes? No. Salsa from local tomatoes? Yes.

Windham Grows seeks to create jobs by cultivating businesses that support farms

BRATTLEBORO

For area colleges, a travel ban hits home

Schools in county see chilling effect on international students and faculty

BRATTLEBORO

Showery weather will pay us another visit this week

BRATTLEBORO

Anti-nuclear group doubts Vermont Yankee cleanup plan

New England Coalition challenges credibility of cost projections

BRATTLEBORO

Officials seek ‘right company’ for industrial park vacancy

Ideal tenant would rent entire building, bring good jobs

BRATTLEBORO

‘A very moving moment’

Aerial piano move completes a long journey to a new home for the Brattleboro Music Center

BRATTLEBORO

Fair weather dominates in the days ahead

Some showers possible Friday and Saturday

BRATTLEBORO

Hanging up his turnout gear after 37 years

Capt. Ron Hubbard says it’s time to step aside for new crop of ‘young, intelligent, able-bodied’ firefighters

WINDHAM

Splendid isolation?

Tiny school district makes pitch for independence

VERNON

NRC: Vermont Yankee can send tainted water to Idaho

Agency OK's disposal method and level of drivers' exposure to radioactivity

VERNON

Vernon dam incident not serious, new owner says

Federal regulator agrees; incident report isn't available to public

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Robb Family Farm gets tax relief from town

BRATTLEBORO

Infrastructure jamboree

Town tackles three water projects

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

JAMAICA

Old Home Day set for July 22

BELLOWS FALLS

Susan Fortier is new director of Meeting Waters YMCA

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club awards $13,500 in scholarships to five local students

WILMINGTON

Elder issues discussed at weekly series of talks

PUTNEY

Putney briefs

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Arts

MARLBORO

Alumni are showcased in second weekend of Marlboro Music

PUTNEY

Filmmaker Jay Craven to start Howard Frank Mosher tribute tour in Putney

PUTNEY

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn presents The Gaslight Tinkers July 23

WEST DOVER

Village Light Opera Group plans benefit show in West Dover

JAMAICA

Pikes Falls Chamber Festival returns for sixth season

BRATTLEBORO

Art show at BMH to benefit Strolling of the Heifers

PUTNEY

Yellow Barn concerts explore the sacred and the macabre

BRATTLEBORO

The play's the thing

Josh Moyse’s ‘Trump’s Fifth Avenue’ uses the president’s own words to reveal his character

MARLBORO

Marlboro Music opens its season this weekend

PUTNEY

Apron Theater stages production of ‘Mother Courage’ at Next Stage

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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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