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A steady stream of innovation at Rich Earth Institute

BRATTLEBORO—The urine collectors of southeast Windham County have a new place to deposit their contributions. On July 17, the Rich Earth Institute held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open their new urine depot, located in the former Estey Organ Factory complex on Birge Street.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Mediator paved the way to resolution

LETTERS FROM READERS

The battle is already lost

LETTERS FROM READERS

Reasonable voices!

LETTERS FROM READERS

Being able to move a meter needle does not equal dangerous

LETTERS FROM READERS

People on all sides care about NECCA

LETTERS FROM READERS

Join us in Rutland to welcome our newest citizens

LETTERS FROM READERS

Let’s make NorthStar work

COUNTERPOINT

My duty as a citizen

Brattleboro has made progress with transitioning to renewable energy sources, but until many other measures are implemented, the town will continue to emit large amounts of greenhouse gases. Hence, a petition.

LETTERS FROM READERS

An irresponsible board decision

LETTERS FROM READERS

Nonprofit failures can be prevented

LETTERS FROM READERS

Quality of instruction remained despite NECCA’s distress

LETTERS FROM READERS

‘Panhandling’ not a problem caused by those experiencing poverty

LETTERS FROM READERS

Beautiful flowers in Brattleboro

LETTERS FROM READERS

Beware, dangerous plants

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

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 knocked out of Legion tourney

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

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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

WEST DOVER

After late week showers, sunny skies provide a winning weekend

WEST DOVER

Area colleges join forces in post-VY effort

Goal is to spark a ‘green’ economic recovery in region

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro takes look at parking downtown

Boston firm to aid town in studying transportation policies, the first effort of the sort since the 1980s

BRATTLEBORO

River protection is ‘everyone’s effort,’ new steward says

Kathy Urffer succeeds Deen at conservancy

BRATTLEBORO

The velvet evolution

NEYT founder Stephen Stearns discusses the process of founding an arts organization, and then letting go

BRATTLEBORO

For NECCA, an end to an expensive stalemate — and a new beginning

After a two-week protest that threatened the circus arts school, its founders are back at work, and a new board and management team begin the process of healing

BRATTLEBORO

A steady stream of innovation at Rich Earth Institute

New depot is latest advance in nonprofit’s effort to turn human urine into fertilizer

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

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Town and Village

PUTNEY

Stoddard resigns as town manager

In fond farewell, Selectboard notes that she set 'an awfully high bar'

VERNON

Vernon votes to leave school union

Move allows town to preserve choice options

TOWNSHEND

Swimming reopens at Townshend Dam, but for how long?

Outlook is murky on long-term fix for persistent sedimentation

NEWFANE

Newfane briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Skatepark effort gets money, seeks more

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

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Arts

BELLOWS FALLS

Creating a community

Rockingham Arts and Museum Project brings local artists together for quarterly meetings

MARLBORO

Marlboro Music features instrumental, vocal chamber works

PUTNEY

The next great American family drama

Apron Theater Co. gives ‘Appropriate’ by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins its regional premiere at Next Stage

TOWNSHEND

Valley Cares’ annual benefit concert highlights local talent

TOWNSHEND

‘Table Manners’ comes to ATP

BRATTLEBORO

Film, discussion look at building peace between Israel, Palestine

PUTNEY

Yellow Barn hosts German composer, clarinetist Jörg Widmann

BRATTLEBORO

Rock Voices returns with music of the ‘80s

MARLBORO

Alumni are showcased in second weekend of Marlboro Music

PUTNEY

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

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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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