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BRATTLEBORO—For readers of the Brattleboro Reformer, the surprise announcement last week that the newspaper will be sold in a handful of days to a consortium of investors from western Massachusetts comes as welcome news.... Continue reading story

Voices

LETTERS FROM READERS

Funding for suicide prevention stripped from state budget

LETTERS FROM READERS

Mondo Media interview: uplifting and positive

VIEWPOINT

A place to engage one’s creative self

‘The more I visited, the more my inspiration and appetite for producing and consuming creativity blossomed’

EDITORIAL

Start the presses

A new day begins for the Brattleboro Reformer. Can new owners restore a battered and bruised daily to its former reputation and glory?

LETTERS FROM READERS

May Day: A celebration of workers and the legacy of the labor movement

LETTERS FROM READERS

A closer look at what Groundworks is doing

LETTERS FROM READERS

Dummerstonians kept in the dark about Act 46

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Wanted: Internet access for 30,000 more Vermonters

Surely, the goal of federal funding for VTel was getting access to those who need it, not just construction of towers

LETTERS FROM READERS

Why can’t Vermonters be entrusted with legal cultivation?

COLUMN

The creative expression of human experience

One Vermont arts organization has a measurable impact on the arts and its place in the minds and hearts of the community

LETTERS FROM READERS

Incentives damage the debate about Act 46

LETTERS FROM READERS

DBA partners with other organizations for marketing the region

LETTERS FROM READERS

Youth Services appreciates storytellers’ fundraising

ESSAY

‘I punched my husband in the face’

A mom is mindful of the dangers of walking around at night in Brattleboro

LETTERS FROM READERS

New job in the offing?

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Sports

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers topple Colonels, 4-3, in baseball thriller

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terriers rally to beat Twin Valley, 15-5

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels, Terriers, Wildcats ready for spring seasons

WINDHAM COUNTY

Unified Basketball debuts at BUHS this spring

BRATTLEBORO

More than 100 games, meets, and matches at BUHS

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rueter, Perkins play in Vermont All-Star hockey games

WINDHAM COUNTY

Hicks, DeJordy steal the show in North-South games

WINDHAM COUNTY

A memorable playoff run for Colonels girls’ basketball

BRATTLEBORO

For sixth year, Tour de Heifer will offer challenging dirt road rides

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel girls upset Essex, St. J to reach semifinals

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Life and Work

WINDHAM COUNTY

Nominations sought for 2017 Vermont Teacher of the Year

WINDHAM COUNTY

Watershed Council hosts Connecticut River program

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro to participate in National Health Care Decision Day

BRATTLEBORO

Post-genocide Rwanda is topic of WWAC talk

GRAFTON

Nature Museum hosts an Earth Day party on April 22

BRATTLEBORO

Annual ‘Can Cops Cook?’ event to benefit Windham County Safe Place

PUTNEY

Putney School to hold annual Charitable Work Day

WINDHAM COUNTY

UVM is recruiting families for study on food access, childhood obesity

WINDHAM COUNTY

Local 4-Hers show off talents at annual Southeast 4-H Regional Day

BRATTLEBORO

Handbags for HOPE event benefits early educators

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Slow Living Summit to focus on food and agriculture entrepreneurship

BRATTLEBORO

Burton Car Wash plans Green Up benefit

BRATTLEBORO

Business briefs

BRATTLEBORO

BDCC hosts Idea Jam at Vermont Jazz Center

BRATTLEBORO

QuickBooks class offered by VtSBDC

BRATTLEBORO

CCV partners with G.S. Precision to offer local training pathway

BRATTLEBORO

A conversation with Luke Stafford, founder and chief of Mondo Mediaworks

For one would-be newspaper reporter, the medium indeed became the message — and it’s digital

PUTNEY

The Grammar School’s fifth-graders’ artwork exhibited at Katy’s Great Food

BRATTLEBORO

Workshop details secrets to successful conflict management

WEST BRATTLEBORO

West B Association hosts BizUp! event

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News

DOVER

Mount Snow: Furloughs unrelated to EB-5 delays

Resort officials say an unseasonably warm winter, rather than unforeseen delays in obtaining $52 million in foreign investor money, is the reason for a temporary lay off of an undisclosed number of employees

BRATTLEBORO

State agrees to pay $1.55 million to settle Grega case

John Grega died in a 2015 car crash, but his family had continued to pursue legal claims that he was wrongfully convicted of the 1994 murder of his wife in Dover. Vermont’s payment settles Grega’s state lawsuit, but there is continued debate over his innocence or guilt

VERNON

Feds OK big drop in Vermont Yankee insurance

NRC says Entergy can decrease onsite property-damage coverage from $1.06 billion to $50 million, due to decreased risks at the shut-down Vernon plant

VERNON

With pipeline dead, plans in limbo for gas plant

Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend its Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project means no natural-gas supply for proposed 600-megawatt power plant

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro Reformer to be sold in May

New owners, from sister paper’s home turf in Massachusetts, promise commitment, sustainability, and a return to community engagement in content and process

GRAFTON

Windham Foundation CEO to head Green Mountain College

Robert Allen will become the new president of the Poultney campus, leaving foundation board chair Elizabeth Bankowski to serve as the Grafton nonprofit’s interim leader

BRATTLEBORO

Report notes decrease in chronic homelessness

Annual Point-In-Time count also shows decline in number of homeless families, warns that communities have more work ahead

VERNON

Emergency planning zone is no more

With NRC’s blessing, status disappears for 18 towns in the radius of now-shuttered nuclear plant

VERNON

Entergy projects big VY surplus

Company believes $190.6 million will remain after decommissioning, in sharp contrast to state concerns

TOWNSHEND

Windham Central to lose three top administrators

John, DeBonis, and Dorfman to depart as school boards begin debating Act 46 consolidation options

BRATTLEBORO

Nuke advisory panel debates public access

Some members want to limit press and public access to a call-in line for meetings, a stance opposed by committee’s chair

BRATTLEBORO

Landowners warned of increased brush fire danger

Fire crews quickly extinguish blaze caused by downed wire in Saxtons River

BRATTLEBORO

Building new traditions

Speaker of the House Shap Smith visits the ‘Gateway to Vermont’

BRATTLEBORO

Shumlin blasts critics of health care, energy policies

At chamber luncheon, governor talks up his six-year record

NEWFANE

Sheriff looks beyond failed Justice Center

Clark says he’ll continue to pursue many elements of the controversial Liberty Mill Justice Center project, though the detention-center aspect is dead

VERNON

Feds want more details on Vermont Yankee water

NRC says Entergy needs to offer further proof of water’s reportedly low levels of contamination before approving new disposal site in Idaho

GRAFTON

Wind studies met with skepticism in Grafton

Iberdrola says studies show proposed project would meet state permitting standards, but some residents say they’re not convinced

PUTNEY

Landmark plans further expansion

College seeks town and state permission to build its first athletic field and a new facilities operations building

BRATTLEBORO

Shouting to be heard above the din of Hollywood

Kingdom County Productions and Movies from Marlboro launch third film with shooting in Vermont, Massachusetts

BRATTLEBORO

‘They are literally us’

Forum on mental health issues looks at experiences, shortcomings of the system

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Town and Village

VERNON

Vernon bows out of Act 46 talks

As an Act 46 study committee in Windham Southeast Supervisory Union continues to examine an ‘accelerated’ merger of all union districts, Vernon School Board members say they’ll no longer participate due to concerns about school choice, other issues

HALIFAX

Deerfield Valley Rescue briefs Selectboard on service needs

BRATTLEBORO

Town renews contracts for professional services related to Police-Fire Project

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro to host All-State Music Festival in 2017

TOWNSHEND

How to identify a rattlesnake

TOWNSHEND

Elusive, feared, and nearly extinct

Rattlesnakes get their day in Townshend

ATHENS

Forum invites thoughts on proposed town plan

GUILFORD

Board backs grant proposal for community center

NEWFANE

Did Selectboard violate Open Meeting Law? ‘It’s a gray area,’ state says

GUILFORD

Guilford briefs

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

Twenty years of singing ‘sweet songs together’

Brattleboro Women’s Chorus celebrates anniversary with concerts in Putney, Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO

Diverse art from a diverse place

ARTstravaganza showcases the work of Windham County’s eclectic and creative art scene

WILLIAMSVILLE

Rock River Players present Kaufman and Hart’s ‘You Can’t Take It with You’

BRATTLEBORO

Clayworks offers Bowlerama to support Empty Bowls dinner

BRATTLEBORO

Exhibit at C.X. Silver Gallery ends with film, conversation

BELLOWS FALLS

Murder Mystery Dinner presented at BFUHS

PUTNEY

Spanning the globe

With a little help from his friends, Derrik Jordan offers a feast of world fusion music at Next Stage

BRATTLEBORO

Strolling of the Heifers presents 'Walk for Amber StorySlam'

BRATTLEBORO

Psychologist and author considers Buddhism in daily life at First Wednesday talk

GUILFORD

FOMAG’s annual Women in Music event spotlights the Sisters Boulanger

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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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