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Nothing like we know it

Most of us have had the experience during an evening walk of catching glimpses of people’s lives through lit windows. This is the psychological enticement of Mary Welsh’s collages, on exhibit at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center.

But the world of the Williamsville artist, of cut paper adhered to board, is one you haven’t encountered.... Continue reading story

Voices

MEMOIR

Beginnings

On a Maine mountainside, a solemn memorial to the challengers of the unknown

Compassion committee seeks your stories

LETTERS FROM READERS

Questions for Vernon library trustees about librarian’s dismissal

LETTERS FROM READERS

Why did Vernon library trustees disrupt process of transition?

VIEWPOINT

The act itself

A mother and daughter journey to the nation’s capital to join the March for Science

OPEN LETTER

NPR: Why did you bury the news about the climate change march?

Public radio news ignored multiple protests nationwide and diminished the significance of an action that drew almost 200,000 to the nation’s capital

VIEWPOINT

The same mistakes — again?

In a new book, an experienced journalist returns to see if U.S. interventionists have learned any lessons. Sadly, they have not.

VIEWPOINT

A landscaper’s impossible task

Pesticide use should be seen as a failure to provide the right types of plants for an environment. Can consumers adapt their expectations?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Two paths toward $26 million

We will realize this savings either way, but I do not feel that we should attack the teachers’ union in this manner

OPEN LETTER

What we hear at our home

A 35-decibel noise level for all wind turbines in the state would effectively mean the end of the use of this efficient and benign technology

LETTERS FROM READERS

Artists performing on issues of inclusivity will also embrace disability issues

VIEWPOINT

Killing the wind

Friends of wind power dominate a Bennington hearing of the Public Service Board on proposed regulations that would effectively ban new wind power in our state

VIEWPOINT

Poverty is the problem, not people

How might Brattleboro address panhandling?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Irresponsible to publish this rant

LETTERS FROM READERS

We must find balance between business needs and compassion

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels try to keep focused as softball season hits climax

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win Unified state title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels reach semifinals of Unified tourney

WINDHAM COUNTY

Track and field relays mark midseason

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls rout Rutland, Otter Valley

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring season revs up for area teams

WINDHAM COUNTY

Spring is slow to arrive for area high school teams

WINDHAM COUNTY

Unified basketball expands to Leland & Gray

WINDHAM COUNTY

Five local players named to Shrine football team

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels fall to Thetford in Division III semifinal

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Life and Work

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

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

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Business Monthly

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

BELLOWS FALLS

Sonnax disputes federal suit

Company seeks dismissal of allegations of violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act

BRATTLEBORO

Hermit Thrush spreads its wings

Brewery grows again, adding warehouse in Dummerston

BRATTLEBORO

The Works in progress

Founder sees expansion of hours, menu as another step forward for a socially responsible eatery

WINDHAM COUNTY

Public Service Department OKs dam deal

Great River Hydro is new owner of 13 facilities on Connecticut, Deerfield rivers

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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

BELLOWS FALLS

Mixed weather, rain ends the week and extends into Memorial Day Weekend

BRATTLEBORO

30th AIDS Walk for Life reaps record sum

Weekend event raises $34,121 for outreach in southern Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

Lawmakers OK bill boosting remote medicine

In rural Vermont, technology could boost access to medical resources for patients and their doctors

BRATTLEBORO

Compact shines light on issue of equal pay for women

In Vermont, women earn about 84 cents for each dollar men are paid

BRATTLEBORO

To what end diversity?

With no persons of color on the town payroll, Brattleboro Selectboard grapples with remedies

BRATTLEBORO

Alimony reform group scores win in Legislature

BRATTLEBORO

Summer warmth envelops southern Vermont

Upper 80s on Thursday, and more seasonable weather arrives this weekend

BRATTLEBORO

NRC to appear in Brattleboro May 25

Proposed sale of VY to NorthStar expected to dominate hearing

BRATTLEBORO

A ‘note’-worthy weekend

Students throughout Vermont come to town to perform at All-State Music Festival

VERNON

VY suitor: plans are ‘highly confidential’

NorthStar contends making ‘work product’ available to public could sharply hurt profit

VERNON

Vernon free to leave union

Lawmakers grant town new Act 46 option after impasse over school choice

BRATTLEBORO

VY nuclear waste? ‘No, thanks,’ say those who live near dump sites in Southwest

Activists question fairness of moving spent fuel away from Vermonters' homes, closer to their own

BRATTLEBORO

Town sees first fruits of reorganization plan

Elwell tells Selectboard that more work is needed to reach all goals

BRATTLEBORO

Mother’s Day nor’easter possible, as slow spring start continues

BRATTLEBORO

‘Greening Up’ in the rain

Fewer in number, damp but determined, volunteers engage in state’s annual town roadside clean-up

BRATTLEBORO

For Brattleboro, a Charter of Compassion

Voter-approved initiative calls for municipal endorsement of ‘absolute justice, equity, and respect’

BRATTLEBORO

New England Coalition wants state to reject part of VY clean-up plan

BRATTLEBORO

Vermed’s departure spurs changes in grant program

BRATTLEBORO

A dormant plan for Putney Road gets dusted off

AOT presents revised proposal, with four traffic circles, to Brattleboro Selectboard

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Town and Village

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Pet-friendly disaster agency offers resources, trainings

WESTMINSTER WEST

Westminster West hosts plant sale

GUILFORD

Public information meeting to be held on Route 5 bridge project

NEWFANE

Newfane briefs

NEWFANE

Volunteers needed to assist Senior Solutions with energy efficiency grant

BELLOWS FALLS

Youth Services celebrates Vermont Youth of the Year

DUMMERSTON

Hope springs eternal

For 30 years, the Perennial Swappers have been adding color to each others' lives

BRATTLEBORO

BMH names Patno its employee of the year

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Arts

TOWNSHEND

Leland & Gray Players present Mac Wellman’s ‘Dracula’

WINDHAM COUNTY

Nothing like we know it

‘I like to break down components and put them back together in a way that makes people think about them again,’ explains Williamsville artist Mary Welsh

SAXTONS RIVER

MSA Coffeehaus features folk quartet 2 x 2

GUILFORD

A concert for the books

Judith Serkin brings three of her friends together for a cello-palooza to benefit the Guilford Public Library

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont Performance Lab presents preview of ‘Virago-Man Dem’

Cynthia Oliver’s dance-theater work digs into complexities of black masculinity

PUTNEY

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn concert series kicks off 15th season with Sunny Lowdown

BRATTLEBORO

Local students, NEYT present original new play this weekend

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Brewers Festival celebrates its sixth year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Windham County artists open their doors

Local artists prepare to participate in annual statewide tour of artists and their studios

BRATTLEBORO

Picnic, circus performance cap public art project

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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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