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Buildings saved, buildings lost

BELLOWS FALLS—How do some historic buildings survive the wrecking ball while others get consigned to an early grave?

In the view of author and urban planner Anne Satterthwaite, it is all a matter of timing.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

We changed our minds

Not long ago, I described my wife’s and my rejection of the health-insurance gamble. Now that we have health insurance? It’s a different story.

VIEWPOINT

So many ways to almost-die

Even if we don’t go to battle against a big bear or a tiny spider, death will get everybody. Once we go, organ donation can make a lasting impact.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Allbee: Thanks for your support

LETTERS FROM READERS

Flash fiction can be soulful, dreamy, and poignant as well as pithy

VIEWPOINT

Truth and consequences

I have shared life stories of women from Tibet and given talks on human-rights issues which do not portray China’s role in Tibet in a positive light. The Chinese government has decided I am no longer welcome in China.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Politician: Please return stolen signs

COLUMN

Losing ground

Women began enjoying equal rights in Afghanistan after the Taliban. Today, their situation remains bleak.

VIEWPOINT

The case for restorative justice in campus sexual assault discipline

Maybe once we accept that colleges cannot outperform the criminal justice system, permission will be granted to try something that actually draws on our strengths. We are so much better at creating the conditions where young people can learn from their mistakes than pretending we can fight crime like the professionals.

VIEWPOINT

The worst in us

Competition instills conformity and stifles differences — differences that, for some, open the gates of hell

LETTERS FROM READERS

White: Thanks for your support

LETTERS FROM READERS

Elm Street site can work for skatepark

LETTERS FROM READERS

A vote of conscience is the only vote that counts

VIEWPOINT

When she loved, it was with all her heart

My 20-year-old friend Katelyn was killed by her abusive boyfriend. Why have we failed our children?

LETTERS FROM READERS

League of Women Voters supports single payer health care in Vermont

LETTERS FROM READERS

Should we have co-working space in Brattleboro?

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels rally to 14-0 win over Burlington

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers bite Colonels in football opener, 25-7

WINDHAM COUNTY

Fall high school sports season begins this weekend

WINDHAM COUNTY

Putney Fossils win CRVBL championship

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Swim Team wins SVSL District title for third straight year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Students get some leadership advice from a Bruin

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro, BF reach Legion quarterfinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro, BF clinch spots in state Legion tourney

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro falls to Bennington in Little League District 2 finals

BRATTLEBORO

20th annual Glove, Sweat and Cheers softball tournament is this weekend

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Rotary Club supports area CCV students with new scholarship

BRATTLEBORO

Walk to End Alzheimer’s this Sunday in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Climate Change Café looks at how cars have altered our brains

GUILFORD

It’s baaaaaacon!

Brattleboro Baconfest to take place on Sept. 13

BRATTLEBORO

Brooks Memorial Library to measure technology use

BRATTLEBORO

Brooks House antiques, ephemera to be auctioned at Gallery Walk

BRATTLEBORO

Girl Scouts seek volunteers

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA announces free financial fitness classes

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County Humane Society plans Walk for Animals

BRATTLEBORO

Retreat’s annual Ride for Heroes sets records for riders, proceeds

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Your logo imparts a visual foundation for your business

A communications pro offers some introductory tips for developing your brand

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local downtowns share in $2.4 million in state tax incentives

WINDHAM COUNTY

Application workshops scheduled for Windham County Economic Development Program

BRATTLEBORO

Because a good place to live tops the list

Local media entrepreneurs discuss why they call Windham County home

BELLOWS FALLS

Area businesses turn ‘likes’ into scholarship funds for Meeting Waters YMCA

BRATTLEBORO

A new role for a pediatric pro

After nearly 40 years in medicine, Dr. Jane Katz Field moves into dealing with ‘big picture’ public health issues

WINDHAM COUNTY

FairPoint expands broadband coverage

Newfane, Putney, Townshend, Westminster, Whitingham, and Wilmington get more access

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro downtown shops to close

Owners of Verde, At the Oasis cite personal reasons, not business climate, for stepping away

BRATTLEBORO

Area health festival invites exhibitors

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont State Parks taps Whetstone Station for new pint partnership

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Root Social Justice Center celebrates its first year

BRATTLEBORO

Austine School to close by end of September

Board of Trustees: ‘We can’t keep up with the costs of the land and the buildings’

BRATTLEBORO

Crumbling retaining wall prompts closure of Lower Green Street

BELLOWS FALLS

Buildings saved, buildings lost

Author and urban planner Anne Satterthwaite considers the opera house in American history, and why Brattleboro tore its building down

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro eyes new site for skatepark

Selectboard approves BASIC top choice at Living Memorial Park

DUMMERSTON

Arson causes $25,000 of damage to church

State police seek information about blaze in Dummerston Congregational Church Monday night

BRATTLEBORO

Fitzgerald named new police chief

BRATTLEBORO

Embracing imperfections, finding compassion

Local artists to launch exhibit — and a movement — at Gallery Walk

BRATTLEBORO

Colleges pressed to invest in ways that reflect values

SIT pressed to divest from fossil-fuel companies; Marlboro is in the process

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro principal comes full circle

Mark Speno returns as principal of Green Street School, where his career began

BRATTLEBORO

Town seeks volunteers to serve on several boards

NEWFANE

Time warp

For 50 years, Ray Bates has kept antique clocks running, restoring them to their original mechanical glory

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

White keeps Senate seat; Balint edges past Allbee

Few contested races statewide, but Senate race perks up country primaries

BRATTLEBORO

Welch visits Brattleboro, touts innovative elder care program

TOWNSHEND

Let the applications begin

Small business owners and a lot of nonprofits prepare to apply for VY money

DUMMERSTON

A Saturday at the farms

Inaugural Dummerston Farm Tour shows diversity, creativity of town’s agricultural sector

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Westgate residents vote to merge boards

Merger considered the first step towards possible tenant ownership

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Town and Village

WARDSBORO

Community Food Pantry expands its service hours

DUMMERSTON

Dummerston man arrested in connection with church fire

DUMMERSTON

Remains of old Bartonsville Covered Bridge still up for grabs

DOVER

Dover joins Red Cross local emergency shelter initiative

WESTMINSTER WEST

Westminster West Community Fair turns 25 this year

DUMMERSTON

Special Town Meeeting to take up tax-exempt status for fire department

NEWFANE

No bucket loaders for ice-bucket challenge

Insurer cautions municipal governments about social-media craze

NEWFANE

Town waives state penalties for late homestead rebate form filing

Listers report 12 other towns have done so

TOWNSHEND

Giddy-up! Townshend plans Holiday of Horses parade in December

TOWNSHEND

Deal falls through for town parcel

Would-be owner cites petition circulated by residents as one reason why he backed out

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center offers guided tour of Jessica Park exhibit

BRATTLEBORO

Open Music Collective starts fall semester classes

WINDHAM COUNTY

New Orleans ensemble Cry You One teams with VPL for performances

BRATTLEBORO

A new shop window for area artists

Petria Mitchell, Jim Giddings open new downtown gallery to add marketing muscle to local art scene

BRATTLEBORO

Events celebrate connection between libraries and imagination

BRATTLEBORO

A special dish for Baconfest

'Diner' screening at Latchis benefits Drop In Center

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont Theatre Company announces auditions for 'A Christmas Carol'€™

SAXTONS RIVER

Fall dance classes at MSA target youth

WESTMINSTER

Therapeutic artwork on display in Westminster

WARDSBORO

Cherie Keeler Moran is Wardsboro’s Library’s Artist of the Month

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Food & Drink Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Peach season is the pits

Bitter cold wiped out most of the peach crop in Windham County — even in the ‘banana belt’

BRATTLEBORO

Healthy and convenient hand pies

Lunches can go right from the freezer to work or to school

WEST BRATTLEBORO

In Vermont, it’s all about the apples

The Macoun appears like clockwork, right around my son’s birthday. Both events are so conjoined in my psyche that I am unable to imagine one without the other.

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Enjoy the sweet summer food of August

Some ways to savor the season as summer inches closer to fall

BRATTLEBORO

Summer color

Beet and carrot salad make the most of beautiful vegetables

BRATTLEBORO

Contest win: a big deal for a terrific cheese

Vermont places well in the American Cheese Society’s conference and competition

BRATTLEBORO

Winter Farmers’ Market seeks vendors for 2014-15 season

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Delicious — and medicinal

What exactly is garlic, anyway? An herb? A spice? The truth is, it’s neither.

BRATTLEBORO

Lysterical reaction

The FDA scares the cheese world

WINDHAM COUNTY

Food bites

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