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Hollywood gets crafty in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO—When you think about romance, sooner or later the pot-throwing scene from the 1980s movie, Ghost — the one where gorgeous dead lover Patrick Swayze embraces equally gorgeous yet still alive lover Demi Moore, while together their hands deeply caress wet clay — comes to mind.

It’s a good guess that it came to the minds of the producers of the cheesy TV show, The Bachelor, too.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Restore funding for farmland protection in Dummerston

LETTERS FROM READERS

Ending student-loan portability would be a mistake

VIEWPOINT

The president we deserve

The roots of Donald Trump’s ascendence have been growing for our nation’s entire history. We could be brave enough to face our past and honestly discuss how to repair the damage, but can we handle the truth?

LETTERS FROM READERS

What would Abraham Lincoln think of today’s Republican Party values?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Update from the Statehouse

State senator gives a rundown of some of the laws moving through the legislative process

VIEWPOINT

Solution to a commuting riddle

Can a vanpool from Brattleboro to the Upper Valley get employees to and from work there and cut greenhouse-gas emissions? Let’s try it.

LETTERS FROM READERS

This is what solidarity looks like

VIEWPOINT

A gift for every body

Our stare-and-compare culture still extends from beauty pageants at one end to body shaming at the other. When is enough enough?

VIEWPOINT

‘It is what it is, but it ain’t what it seems!’

Public and commercial art should reflect the rich cultural history of Vermont

VIEWPOINT

Powerful and right

‘I felt sickness that we even needed to raise a Black Lives Matter flag to tell people that their lives matter, that their history matters, that who they are matters. And yet, it is necessary and should be flying at every high school across Vermont and across the country.’

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dummerston: Restore funding to Farmland Protection Fund

LETTERS FROM READERS

Until VY is decommissioned, Vernon’s economic opportunities remain out of reach

LETTERS FROM READERS

Holiday events supported area nonprofits

VIEWPOINT

Our banana republic

Much of our democracy has been dismantled or is under heavy attack from within. Truth and logic have lost their place in our culture, just as they rarely had a place in efforts against Cuba since the end of Batista.

COLUMN

Welcoming the stranger in our midst

For a young refugee couple in Brattleboro, their child was born into the compassionate embrace of a community

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wildcats run out of gas against Proctor

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel hockey teams poised for playoff run

WINDHAM COUNTY

BUHS bowling: The newest winter sport

WINDHAM COUNTY

‘One game at a time’

Brattleboro Colonels boys’ basketball team struggles through a long season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers off to great start in girls’ hoops

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels heat up rink with doubleheader victories

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel boys enter the new year winless

WINDHAM COUNTY

Winter sports season now in full swing

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win, Rebels lose in girls’ hoops opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Always room for one more bowler in Senior League

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Life and Work

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

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

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Business Monthly

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.

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

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Commons, BCTV present candidates’ forum for Brattleboro Selectboard

BRATTLEBORO

Mild weather settles in, may linger through month

BRATTLEBORO

Ski jump faces Olympic challenge

With past participants competing in South Korea, Brattleboro’s Harris Hill is set to host a slate of up-and-comers aiming for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing

BRATTLEBORO

Mission accomplished

Happy firefighters celebrate newly-renovated Central Fire Station, a project decades in the making

ROCKINGHAM

A new plan

Recent grant awards bolster rewrite of Town Plan, emphasizing conservation and economic development

BRATTLEBORO

Hollywood gets crafty in Brattleboro

Film crews from ‘The Bachelor’ quietly take over a local studio to film segment for TV show

BRATTLEBORO

Construction begins on landfill solar array

WSWMD director sees broad benefits in 5-megawatt project

BRATTLEBORO

Heavy snow Wednesday, light snow Friday, ice this weekend

PUTNEY

Putney Town Clerk resigns

Germon, absent from work since May, to step down effective March 5

WINDHAM COUNTY

Few contests on local Town Meeting ballots

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Selectboard approves FY19 municipal budget

BRATTLEBORO

Training program is set to launch young ski jumpers

Decline in local participation prompts push for new recruits

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage Hospital welcomes new CEO

TOWNSHEND

Seasonable winter weather returns; several snow shots possible

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Selectboard race draws three candidates

Starr to run unopposed for three-year seat

BRATTLEBORO

Cupid with four legs and a tail

Windham County Humane Society starts ‘Puppy-gram’ service for Valentine's Day

ROCKINGHAM

Violence, a border crossing, and then a haven in Vermont

Community Asylum Seekers Project takes on daunting task of helping families on the run seek safety in U.S.

BRATTLEBORO

Heydinger, NECCA honored by Chamber

Awards recognize resilient, agile community leaders

BRATTLEBORO

Our weather seesaw continues: Chilly midweek, mild and rainy weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Songs, signs, and solidarity

More than 200 turn out to show support for women's marches

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Town and Village

BRATTLEBORO

Second class of medical assistants graduates from BMH/CCV program

BRATTLEBORO

Lunar New Year celebration planned in Brattleboro

TOWNSHEND

Preservation Trust awards $1,500 grant to Townshend Historical Society

GUILFORD

Guilford stays in solid waste district, for now

Discussion focuses on costs, convenience

BRATTLEBORO

European Union specialist to give talk on Brexit and its aftermath

SAXTONS RIVER

Valley Trails Initiative receives planning grant

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

NEWFANE

Newfane seeks public input as it revises its Town Plan

NEWFANE

Skills, experience, and ‘a little bit of ESP’

Long-time public servant Doris Knechtel announces retirement

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Arts

PUTNEY

A river runs through it

An artist and a poet draw inspiration from the Connecticut River in a new installation at Next Stage

SAXTONS RIVER

Pianist Hugh Keelan, violinist Gudrun Weeks to perform

GUILFORD

Guilford Center Stage prepares for 2018 season

SAXTONS RIVER

Colored pencil class offered at MSA

BRATTLEBORO

Documentary screening to benefit Planned Parenthood

PUTNEY

Spike Lee’s ‘When the Levees Broke’ comes to Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

Women’s Chorus begins spring season

GUILFORD

FOMAG’s annual Midwinter Musicale looks at life, love, and loss in ‘The Last Dance’

PUTNEY

Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez return to Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

Llama, llama

Brooks Memorial Library honors life and legacy of children’s author Anna Dewdney

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Food & Drink Monthly

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

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Nancy Miller's recipe for quick baked apples

BELLOWS FALLS

Thanksgiving meal makeover

Some family favorite side dishes deserve a fresh approach for the holidays

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.

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