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A welcome change

BRATTLEBORO—For years, the personnel who worked in the police station at the Municipal Center dreamed of the day when they would be able to have a clean and secure space.

They imagined a space where suspects and victims of crimes didn’t have to cross paths in a public hallway. They imagined having a place to store evidence and case records that wasn’t infested with mold and mildew.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

Today, 142 people will die of an overdose

Stigma and denigration of drug users — and very often, their parents — have limited the public’s response to the crisis of opiate addiction and overdose death. Can a project like the AIDS Quilt help raise visibility and change our attitudes?

VIEWPOINT

More than satisfactory

NorthStar’s capacity and transparency has been subject to unfair criticism. The decommissioning regulatory process is meant to vet applications and approve the good ones, not to chase them away.

VIEWPOINT

Homelessness affects the whole family

Finding housing is not enough to prevent lasting damage in their children’s development

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Senate committee tackles issues of public safety, law enforcement

Government Operations Committee schedules public meetings throughout the state in September and October

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks for supporting, witnessing ‘Civil Rights for All’ banner

VIEWPOINT

Why are we afraid to speak of suicide?

It’s critical that we open our eyes to suicide. It’s equally important to open our mouths and ears, to communicate more openly, about this epidemic.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee facilitates communication with Brattleboro Police Dept.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Car show organizers support Brattleboro skatepark

LETTERS FROM READERS

Now is the time for us to speak loudly and often

ESSAY

Compassion within prison walls

On the way home from singing at a state penitentiary, we reflected on the blessings of our practice. And later, a letter came and offered even more.

LETTERS FROM READERS

The plight of Sri Lanka’s elephants

LETTERS FROM READERS

Grandfather’s words resonate

LETTERS FROM READERS

The good old days

LETTERS FROM READERS

We are having this discussion at the town level

LETTERS FROM READERS

Great forestry includes low-grade timber markets for biomass

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels cross-country teams off to a good start

WINDHAM COUNTY

Clark, Cota lead BF past Colonels

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonels win field hockey opener

WINDHAM COUNTY

Act 46 starts to transform high school sports in Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

A piece of Brattleboro baseball history is threatened

Efforts to save grandstand at Tenney Field now underway

WINDHAM COUNTY

BF native chases a baseball dream in Alaska

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont blanks New Hampshire for Shrine win

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont seeks another win in annual Shrine game

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 knocked out of Legion tourney

BRATTLEBORO

‘Brattle Paddle’ aims to pull a crowd Sunday

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Wings of Freedom Tour brings vintage warbirds to Keene’s Dillant-Hopkins Airport

WINDHAM COUNTY

Clean up your rivers with Connecticut River Conservancy

‘Source to Sea’ cleanup is Sept. 22, 23

WINDHAM COUNTY

September is Suicide Prevention Month

BELLOWS FALLS

Master Gardeners help Parks Place’s garden grow

WINDHAM COUNTY

Volunteers needed for AARP Tax-Aide program

BRATTLEBORO

AmeriCorps member builds leadership skills while helping Vermonters save money

BRATTLEBORO

Windham County programs awarded grants from United Way

WINDHAM COUNTY

SIT graduate course to focus on Bernie Sanders and his ‘political revolution’

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

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Business Monthly

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

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!’

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Jose pulls away as late summer continues

BRATTLEBORO

A welcome change

After years of delays, police department moves to ‘safe and workable’ headquarters

BRATTLEBORO

State aid ‘helps pay the bills’ for construction

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development sends more than $300,000 in tax credits to four projects in county

VERNON

State critical of explosives at VY, but is that the plan?

A consultant raises concerns, writing that NorthStar plans to blast at least one contaminated building at the former nuke. But the company denies that’s the plan, and it’s news to the NRC, too.

BRATTLEBORO

‘And it is stunning’

After a long slog to completion and initial community distress about design, the state dedicates a $60 million Interstate highway bridge

BRATTLEBORO

Healing broken trust

Mel Motel, the new executive director of the Brattleboro Community Justice Center, returns to an organization she first knew in 2006. Since then, much has changed in the public’s embrace of the restorative justice model.

MARLBORO

‘Extended outage’ begins for weather alert station

National Weather Service hopes for new transmitter site within 30 to 60 days

BRATTLEBORO

Entergy finds no buyer for Brattleboro properties

Company points to soft commercial-real estate market

BRATTLEBORO

Irma’s remnants weaken over New England as fair weather rules

VERNON

Tribe, NorthStar to discuss VY site cleanup

Elnu Abenaki raise questions and ‘establish our voice’ about restoration of their ancestral homeland

WINDHAM COUNTY

Solar developer targets southern Vermont

Connecticut’s Freepoint eyes 20-megawatt arrays

VERNON

State approves big change to Vermont Yankee security zone

‘Protected area’ shrinks from 10.5 acres to 1.3 acres

PUTNEY

When a town official stops working, what then?

Putney’s town clerk was elected in March — and by May, she stopped coming to work. Vermont offers few legal options short of waiting for her to resign, but a new state law might provide a workaround for a town in limbo.

BRATTLEBORO

50 fabulous years for Brooks Memorial Library

All-day celebration marks golden anniversary of current building

BRATTLEBORO

Rain, heavy at times, into Friday

Cooler, calmer weekend ahead

BRATTLEBORO

Lion of the left

Peter Diamondstone remembered as a ‘nonviolent revolutionary socialist,’ a big-hearted gadfly, and a perennial candidate for the Liberty Union party

VERNON

Report claims there’s no new pollution at VY

State wants more detailed assessment

BRATTLEBORO

‘There are homeless babies in Brattleboro’

In her new role as director of youth development, Youth Services’ Christine Linn draws on her own experience of homelessness

BRATTLEBORO

Retreat seeks financial stability

Plan includes billing overhaul, review of program performance

BRATTLEBORO

Scattered showers return

Harvey remnants might appear in the region early next week

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Town and Village

WILLIAMSVILLE

Fall equinox celebration at Manitou

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Youth photographers will explore nature

BELLOWS FALLS

New recovery services coming to Bellows Falls

BRATTLEBORO

Harris Parking Lot is closed for repairs

BRATTLEBORO

Town to flush water mains this fall

BRATTLEBORO

Firefighters get temporary quarters

BRATTLEBORO

Speed-limit, parking changes in the offing

DUMMERSTON

Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance seeks volunteers as part of Vermont River Cleanup Month

DUMMERSTON

Heirloom harvest

Cider-makers converge on Scott Farm to celebrate the Kingston Black apple

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Jewish New Year begins on Sept. 20

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Potluck to discuss public art

BRATTLEBORO

A winning combination

Vermont Symphony Orchestra to premiere Paul Dedell work with Jesse Kreitzer video

BRATTLEBORO

VTC opens season with ‘The Receptionist’

SAXTONS RIVER

Main Street Arts presents ‘A Night of True Stories’

BRATTLEBORO

On exhibit: art of Osgood, words of Nethercott

BRATTLEBORO

Local poet assembles all-star cast of musicians for new album

BRATTLEBORO

Award-winning climate-change film to benefit In-Sight

BRATTLEBORO

Sarasa opens season with Telemann program

BELLOWS FALLS

Rembrandt feature at Opera House

DUMMERSTON

Young dancers plan hurricane benefit

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Food & Drink Monthly

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.

WILLIAMSVILLE

Getting a handle on tap handles

Plus: the Beer Naked truth, drinking, and driving (a golf ball)

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Grazing in the grass

Rebop Farm focuses on meat and milk on 16 acres in West Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Champion cheesemakers abound in Vermont

American Cheese Society hands out 41 awards to state’s producers at annual competition

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

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