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Creating solid ground

BRATTLEBORO—Two established organizations plan to rewrite the rules of mathematics.

In an effort to bring greater services to those struggling with homelessness, Morningside Shelter and the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center announced last Friday that they are merging.

The new organization is called Groundworks Collaborative. Their tag line is “Meeting Basic Needs With Dignity.”... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bellows Falls voters responded to silly claims

LETTERS FROM READERS

Why do we breed dangerous dog breeds that few adopt?

LETTERS FROM READERS

Standing vigil on post office property

VIEWPOINT

Gratification deferred, not denied

An inclusive and hospitable Vermont requires being the unexpected, with listening, understanding, and patience. (Ham sandwiches not recommended.)

VIEWPOINT

A closed book on a debate that should open minds

Despite all that vaccinations have done for us, how can we take Big Pharma at its word?

LETTERS FROM READERS

BUHS class of 1965 prepares for 50th reunion

COLUMN

Going viral

A young woman’s Viewpoint touches a national nerve — and sparks a deep conversation

LETTERS FROM READERS

Keeping perspective

Life-and-death decision

Readers react to Tsarnaev death penalty sentencing

VIEWPOINT

Please don’t make me be part of the problem

I will be forced to purchase brand new, non-reusable plastic bags to participate in a mandatory pay-as-you-throw program

VIEWPOINT

Amtrak is not going to be profitable

The passenger line’s ridership is at an all-time high, and last week’s wreck points to the need for massive investment

LETTERS FROM READERS

Shelters try to repair damage from so-called humans

LETTERS FROM READERS

The science behind shrinking the EPZ

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dude, slow down!

ESSAY

My animal shelter work was everything — and it was killing me

My intimate work with pets and their owners was so consuming that I lost sight of what I was fighting for — and who I was as a person

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels rip Mill River, close in on softball playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers win first-ever night game at Hadley Field

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels pound Wildcats, 22-4, for third straight win

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF alums Walsh, Coffey Torney inducted into VPA Hall of Fame

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bigelow shuts out Slaters as Colonels win, 6-0

WINDHAM COUNTY

A rough start for Colonels softball this season

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls open tennis season with win over BF

WINDHAM COUNTY

Bowl for Kids’ Sake raises more than $55,000

WINDHAM COUNTY

With NCAA win, Patrick Caldwell carries on family’s nordic ski legacy

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Little League gets ready for 2015 season

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Plight of Vermont's migrant farmworkers to be addressed at forum

BRATTLEBORO

Get on Board presents “Meet Your Match” event

BRATTLEBORO

Six College Collaborative launches new website

BRATTLEBORO

BAJC Hebrew School now accepting registrations

BRATTLEBORO

Joint Commission renews Brattleboro Retreat's accreditation status

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Solar Summer campaign promotes local power

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers sets theme, seeks parade units, volunteers

BRATTLEBORO

‘Slow Medicine’ to be discussed at the River Garden

BELLOWS FALLS

Meeting Waters YMCA reaches out to help kids “hop the gap”

BRATTLEBORO

Slow Living Summit to focus on farms, food, food systems

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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

Brattleboro honors contributions of Civil War dead

Service pays tribute to 46 ‘simple countrymen changed into heroes’ on 150th anniversary of war’s end

BRATTLEBORO

The gun that ended the Civil War?

Historian Howard Coffin has it, and the story behind the man who carried it

BRATTLEBORO

Creating solid ground

Morningside Shelter and Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center announce merger

BRATTLEBORO

A beloved Brattleboro bakery turns off the oven

Its owner tired of exhaustion and financial stress, Amy’s Bakery Arts Cafe prepares to close

BRATTLEBORO

A bit of Bavaria in West Brattleboro

Ursula Dalem marks 50 years in the hospitality business with anniversary dinner

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BELLOWS FALLS

Bellows Falls approves $1.93M budget

BRATTLEBORO

Building bridges for stability for employees and their employers

United Way of Windham County launches program to move people out of poverty

BRATTLEBORO

‘The best part of somebody's bad day’

Local emergency responders recognize EMS Week

PUTNEY

Organic farming, Cuban style

A local farmer visits Cuba and its two-decade-long experiment with small-scale agriculture

BRATTLEBORO

Statewide burn ban still in effect

Area awaits widespread ‘good soaking rain’

BRATTLEBORO

Overdose rescue kits now available in Brattleboro

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO | NEW ON WEB

Escapee captured

22-year-old arrestee who escaped from custody while en route to state prison captured in Greenfield, Mass.

MARLBORO

Leahy to address Marlboro College graduates

VERNON

Vernon school budget suffers second narrow loss

School Board goes back to the drawing board

BRATTLEBORO

Kids who cook

Morningside Shelter children team up with Co-op to make nutritious meals

BELLOWS FALLS

A false economy?

Firefighters caution about consequences of converting department from career to volunteer

BRATTLEBORO

Longtime Brattleboro firefighter steps out of his turnout gear

Thomas Barrows moves into ‘civilian life’

BELLOWS FALLS

Annual Village Meeting to decide $1.93 million budget

Trustees suggest that Fire Dept. proposal will come to the floor

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Town and Village

NEWFANE

Arch Bridge needs replacing … but with what?

State AOT recommends two-lane traffic on replacement for historic one-lane bridge

BRATTLEBORO

Restaurant promotion to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

BELLOWS FALLS

BFUHS Envirothon team heads to nationals after winning state competition

BELLOWS FALLS

Warming Shelter honors volunteers

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market receives brownfields grant

PUTNEY

Landmark College graduates 77 students

BRATTLEBORO

OnCall: Vermont lunches campaign to recruit more emergency services volunteers

GUILFORD

Selectboard hears complaint about vehicles on Melendy Hill Road

DUMMERSTON

Town considers future of Salmon Brook Bridge

State: upgrade of 1930s-era bridge ‘long overdue’

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Ladies of the Rainbow benefit drag show set for May 30

PUTNEY

Chris Kleeman kicks off Putney summer music series

NEWFANE

Crowell Gallery exhibits work of Gregg Wapner

GUILFORD

Out of the woods

Vermont Performance Lab puts community involvement on the same level as its artistic endeavors

WARDSBORO

Bruce Anderson is featured artist at Wardsboro Library

BRATTLEBORO

Latchis hosts Local Art Showcase

BRATTLEBORO

Write Action presents its 12th annual writing contest.

BRATTLEBORO

A new vitality

Lauren Olitski carries on a family legacy of abstract painting and finds her own way

PUTNEY

Jesse Peters to begin Tour350 at Putney Library

BRATTLEBORO

At the intersection of art and life

Windham Orchestra to perform ‘Elegy for Viola and Orchestra’ by Charles Dodge

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Honoring a thriving local weed

The strong and stubborn dandelion is also versatile and nourishing

BRATTLEBORO

Advice for the cheeselorn

‘Dear Stabby’ takes on some frequently asked cutting-edge questions

BRATTLEBORO

Healthy eating: possible on a limited budget

Many resources for affordable fresh food are available for lower-income Vermonters

BRATTLEBORO

Now that you have a bag of vegetables, what do you with them?

BELLOWS FALLS

Taste of spring

Wild fiddleheads and ramps mark the change of seasons

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Localvore Index highlights benefits of food from local farms

WILLIAMSVILLE

New year, new beer

Hermit Thrush Brewery prepares for next level of expansion — cans — as governor visits and sings the praises of Vermont food producers (and disses Wisconsin)

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont’s second cheese?

Cheddar still rules, but more cheesemakers are producing Gouda

BRATTLEBORO

Potatoes: Easy to take for granted

Ubiquitous and unglamorous, they are a Vermont mainstay for farmers and diners alike

BRATTLEBORO

Careful cooking yields the most flavor from potatoes

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