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State moves to protect rare Vernon wetland

VERNON—With its thick layer of peat, drooping ferns, and twisted black gum trees purported to be hundreds of years old, some say walking into Vernon’s Black Gum Swamp is like taking a trip back in time.

State officials want to make sure it stays that way.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Let’s all strive for love

LETTERS FROM READERS

DeGray, Galanes keep downtown Brattleboro beautiful

VIEWPOINT

Trump knows how to make money — and how to lose it. Big time.

When you declare bankruptcy and walk away from your debts, someone pays. But it’s never been Donald Trump.

VIEWPOINT

‘My family came here to escape the fascist state, not to create one’

The racism, xenophobia, and fear already smolder in our country; all that’s needed is a charismatic leader with the right kind of rhetoric to fan the flames.

LETTERS FROM READERS

Tiny House Festival needs volunteers

LETTERS FROM READERS

Words are important, especially when calling for action

LETTERS FROM READERS

Thanks for contributions to Load the Latchis food shelf benefit

LETTERS FROM READERS

African-American athletes full of accomplishment and grace

LETTERS FROM READERS

The root of the problem

LETTERS FROM READERS

Writer also votes the convictions of his conscience

LETTERS FROM READERS

Bravo to Brookline for standing behind listers

LETTERS FROM READERS

Iberdrola a company unworthy of employees’ praise

LETTERS FROM READERS

A land trust would be a better way if Meadowsend honestly wants conservation

LETTERS FROM READERS

Public should have access to Public Service Board

LETTERS FROM READERS

People of color need allies to become co-conspirators in eradicating racism

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Zelenakas inducted into ski-jumping Hall of Fame

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Swim Team wins state meet

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont wins Shrine game, ends 15-year losing streak

WINDHAM COUNTY

Little League, Legion teams win state titles

WINDHAM COUNTY

Little Leaguers reach state 11-12 finals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro Little League wins district title

WINDHAM COUNTY

Brattleboro 15-year-old Babe Ruth team wins another state championship

WINDHAM COUNTY

Lind, Marlier are Firecracker 4-Miler winners

WINDHAM COUNTY

Legion season begins with local teams off to a good start

WINDHAM COUNTY

DJ Snide is latest Terrier to win state decathlon

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Rotary Club awards $18,000 in scholarships to six local students

SAXTONS RIVER

Watershed Council and partners launch yearly water sampling project

BRATTLEBORO

WWHT invites homeowners to seek help with repairs

BRATTLEBORO

Inclusion Center celebrates third anniversary with open house

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local 4-H members earn awards at state event

BELLOWS FALLS

Marlboro Grad School to offer professional development courses for educators

WINDHAM COUNTY

New firewood rule prohibits untreated firewood from entering Vermont

WINDHAM COUNTY

Vermont Catholic Charities awards grants to area nonprofits

BRATTLEBORO

Bowling event raises $40K for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Youth-mentoring program still seeks donations

WINDHAM COUNTY

Community College of Vermont to hold 49th Commencement on June 4 in Northfield

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

At a glance:

BRATTLEBORO

Protecting against nursing home costs

With appropriate legal planning, you can protect a lifetime of diligent savings

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with John Meyer, Holstein Association USA

By age 6, he was already fascinated with dairy farming and the folks doing it. At 56, that fascination thrives — in the executive suite.

BRATTLEBORO

Renewable-energy projects to get funding boost

State awards $400,000 to Windham Regional Commission to develop grant program

BRATTLEBORO

Simple foods, sophisticated flavors

With an artisanal approach — and a house-made ham-and-cheese — Graffiti Sandwich makes its mark

WESTMINSTER

SEVCA launches special appeal for housing assistance donations

BRATTLEBORO

At a glance:

BRATTLEBORO

Planning for the inevitable

How do we want our property to be handled when we die? Good planning can make a stressful time less acrimonious.

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with Dr. Samantha K. Eagle

A 14-year-old’s passion to help those in need sets the course for a decades-long journey to her role as founder and medical director of Biologic Healthcare

VERNON

Celebrating a family tradition

Miller Farm marks 100 years and four generations of farming with open house

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News

VERNON

Fair weather continues; expect lots of sunshine

NEWFANE

Mystery letter author identified as town clerk

Newfane officials address distress over anonymous mailing

WINDHAM

Windham agrees to vote on state's largest wind project

Nov. 8 ballot to gauge support for 28-turbine proposal

BRATTLEBORO

Changes at the Brattleboro Fire Department

Assistant Fire Chief Pete Lynch steps down; Captain Leonard Howard will succeed him

WESTMINSTER

Vermont State Police consolidates operations in Windham County

New barracks in Westminster provides upgrades in facilities, security

NEWFANE

Town re-examines building options in aftermath of vote

Officials, employees look at multiple reasons for failure of voters to approve $950,000 bond for new town offices

NEWFANE

Bye bye, humidity

Fair weather begins to build

NEWFANE

Sheriff seeks to expand electronic monitoring of suspects

New state law allows pilot program to operate for two more years

BRATTLEBORO

A plan for stability in the long term

Town Manager releases draft of comprehensive review of town priorities, seeks public comment

VERNON

Entergy agrees to fund VY emergency planning

Nuclear plant owner to pay $600,000 to Dept. of Emergency Management

BRATTLEBORO

Fire investigators conclude inquiry into fatal fire

Cause is deemed 'undetermined' but not suspicious

HALIFAX

Halifax votes to keep zoning regs

BRATTLEBORO

It’s Minter, Scott for governor

DUMMERSTON

Town OKs funding for new fire station

NEWFANE

Voters reject bond for new Town Offices

VERNON

Vernon votes to exit BUHS District No. 6

VERNON

Fair weather departs, potential drought dent arrives

BRATTLEBORO

Second suspect in Elliot Street assaults arrested

Police find Patrick Wayne Poillon hiding inside a bedroom closet

BRATTLEBORO

Town breaks ground at fire station

After years of delay, work begins on first of three emergency-services buildings

GRAFTON

Timber company defends turbine proposal

Meadowsend forester cites land stewardship, climate change

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Town and Village

NEWFANE

Administrative assistant notes unauthorized use of municipal computer

VERNON

State moves to protect rare Vernon wetland

Swamp's black gum trees may be more than 400 years old

BRATTLEBORO

High E. coli levels found in Whetstone Brook

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

WESTMINSTER

Vermonter dies while battling Nevada wildfire

Westminster native Justin Beebe, 26, killed after being struck by tree

BRATTLEBORO

Car show benefits Rotary charities

PUTNEY

Public safety concerns to be aired at community meeting

WHITINGHAM

Coming home for parades, geocaching, and a variety show

Whitingham celebrates Old Home Week

NEWFANE

Newfane briefs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

‘Power of Water/Power of Words’ collects river stories for exhibit

BELLOWS FALLS

Studio 33 Disco Dance Party will benefit WOOL Radio

BRATTLEBORO

Women’s Chorus prepares for fall season

BRATTLEBORO

Think small

Tiny House Festival celebrates the possibilities of scaled-down living

GUILFORD

‘Where’s our history?’

Filmmaker John Scagliotti fills some gaps in the human narrative

BRATTLEBORO

Auditions announced for ‘They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!’

SAXTONS RIVER

Neptune’s Car to perform at Main Street Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Evans debuts new choir at annual Leo Party

BRATTLEBORO

A summer celebration of Vermont filmmaking

Summer Cinema Slam returns to Brattleboro for another evening of movies and conversation

SAXTONS RIVER

Magic show coming to Main Street Arts

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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

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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

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