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Life, pleasure, identity

BRATTLEBORO—During my stay at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, I got a rude lesson in portion control.

I assumed my meals had been designed for me, an overweight diabetic who had presented with a heart attack, so the lean trays brought to my bedside did not surprise me. Even so, my disappointment over one particular item helped awaken me to the realities of my relationship with food.... Continue reading story

Voices

VIEWPOINT

A $10 million opportunity

ACCD Secretary offers some details about the economic development funds

LETTERS FROM READERS

Fire protection can be reduced once VY fuel is removed from reactor

VIEWPOINT

You don’t have to be female to be a feminist

Men can stand with women in fight against oppression

VIEWPOINT

Teaching our girls to advocate for themselves

The young women who were protesting the BUHS dress code will keep the issue alive

LETTERS FROM READERS

A nation that cares about its poor and innocent

ESSAY

Life, pleasure, identity

On the edge of self-destruction, a writer takes a journey into the complicated depths of her relationship with food

LETTERS FROM READERS

White’s win in Democratic primary far from guaranteed

LETTERS FROM READERS

The big leagues

LETTERS FROM READERS

My candidacy goes beyond political labeling

LETTERS FROM READERS

Drug use, convictions baked into the national system

COLUMN

Are we really the greatest nation on Earth?

A pause to reflect on some serious flaws in the American culture

LETTERS FROM READERS

Discussion shows perils and pitfalls of website photo use

LETTERS FROM READERS

VY may be closing, but the danger still remains

LETTERS FROM READERS

‘Liquid gold’ for the betterment of the planet

COLUMN

The great freedom: To be who you are

‘No one told me I couldn’t join the baseball team on the corner, even though the team was mostly boys’

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Sports

BRATTLEBORO

20th annual Glove, Sweat and Cheers softball tournament is this weekend

WINDHAM COUNTY

Pallardy, Gilligan win Firecracker 4-miler

WINDHAM COUNTY

Good pitching gives Post 5 wins over Bennington, Hartford

WINDHAM COUNTY

Post 5 splits with Bellows Falls in Legion openers

WINDHAM COUNTY

Twin Valley teams fall in semifinals

WINDHAM COUNTY

Terrier boys win state Division III track title; girls take third

WINDHAM COUNTY

Rebels lose a heartbreaker to GM in Division III softball playoffs

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel teams open Division I playoffs at home

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel laxwomen try to break out of slump

WINDHAM COUNTY

Colonel laxmen close in on top seed in playoffs

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Life and Work

BRATTLEBORO

Going the Distance ride raises more than $41,000 for Boys & Girls Club

BRATTLEBORO

Clayworks offers Bowlerama to support Empty Bowls Dinner

GRAFTON

Grafton Food Festival celebrates local foods, farms

BRATTLEBORO

Experiment and explore this summer at Brooks Memorial Library

ROCKINGHAM

Get ready to ‘Fizz! Boom! Read!’ at the RFPL

BRATTLEBORO

Rescue Inc. announces subscription campaign for 2014-15

BRATTLEBORO

BUHS Class of 1964 to celebrate 50th reunion with focus on giving thanks and giving back

BRATTLEBORO

BMH Physician Group launches new online patient portal for easier access to health information

BRATTLEBORO

World Learning starts new scholarship in honor of Alvino and Bea Fantini

BRATTLEBORO

Honorary Consulate of Lithuania opens in Vermont

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Business Monthly

BRATTLEBORO

Marlboro College announces Nonprofit Management Summer Camp

PUTNEY

Landmark College receives donation to creat business center

$1 million to establish Morgan le Fay Center for Advances in Business and Entrepreneurship

BRATTLEBORO

Sidehill Farm honored with SB?A awards as Family-Owned Business of the Year

TOWNSHEND

Grace Cottage named one of New England’s top 50 hospitals

BELLOWS FALLS

RAMP invites entrepreneurs to share their creative business models

BELLOWS FALLS

Coffee shop ‘a comfortable idea’ for historic Bellows Falls space

BRATTLEBORO

How to react to a marketing monopoly?

Facebook has every right to charge businesses for access. The real question for your business: Are you too dependent on one social media platform at the expense of the media you control?

BRATTLEBORO

Way to Go! commuter challenge is underway

WINDHAM COUNTY

Agriculture census preliminary results note significant growth for Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

Should you worry about Heartbleed?

Short answer: yes. Here are some ways businesses and individuals can keep their information safe

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News

BRATTLEBORO

Agency of Natural Resources opens public comment period for Vermont Yankee permit

BELLOWS FALLS

BF firm considers development on Island

Chroma Technology begins exploring options for moving operations downtown

BRATTLEBORO

Inspired and informed

Governor’s Institute gets students interested in activism

BRATTLEBORO

AG’s office: Brattleboro police officer justified in use of deadly force

BRATTLEBORO

A big responsibility

Head of White River Junction VA hospital visits Brattleboro clinic, reassures veterans

BRATTLEBORO

A little rain didn’t stop Brattleboro from Going Fourth

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BRATTLEBORO

Camera focuses on ‘House Hunter’ filmmaker

HGTV show features Brattleboro, Wessel’s quest

WINDHAM COUNTY

Tug of war breaks out over $10 million

Luncheon with Governor, public hearing set to dispel rumors over program to distribute post-VY economic development funds

BRATTLEBORO

Blazing a path towards financial independence

Vermont organization trains women for high-paying building-trade jobs

BRATTLEBORO

‘Brattleboro Goes Fourth’ with a parade, fireworks, and lots of family fun

WINDHAM COUNTY

A celebration of summer

Each in its own way, three local towns enjoy a lovely Saturday in Vermont

BRATTLEBORO

BMH’s Richards Building suffers flood damage

Some outpatient services are relocated while repairs move forward

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

BELLOWS FALLS

N.H. House tries again to make Vilas Bridge a priority

Can Vermont fund $2.5 million to repair span to Bellows Falls?

BRATTLEBORO

‘Last-mile’ broadband Internet service projects move forward

BRATTLEBORO

Turning Point’s USDA grant will let it return to downtown

BRATTLEBORO

Community members sought for police chief search committee

BRATTLEBORO

Open for lunch and summer activities

Youth summer meals programs expand in Windham County, now open to all aged 18 and younger

WINDHAM COUNTY

Around the Towns

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Town and Village

NEWFANE

Newfane sets tax rate, poised to wrap up last of Irene projects

WARDSBORO

July 4 art show, auction benefits Wardsboro Library

TOWNSHEND

Roundup: Solar facility OK'd; town needs auditors

TOWNSHEND

AOT gives green light to Scott Covered Bridge repairs

Residents told work should begin by 2016 construction season

WINDHAM COUNTY

State awards grant to WSWMD to support school recycling, composting

SAXTONS RIVER

Saxtons River celebrates the Fourth with townwide events

WINDHAM COUNTY

Heavy rain raises level of contamination at local swimming holes

HALIFAX

Yard sale benefits Halifax Conservation Group

Proceeds earmarked for legal fight against proposed quarry

PUTNEY

Collaboration fuels collective reponse to hunger, food access in Putney

MARLBORO

Community Store plans fall through — for now

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Arts

BRATTLEBORO

In-Sight Photography Project returns with pop-up fundraiser

BRATTLEBORO

Latchis launches Off the Beaten Path series of films to cure summer blockbuster fever

BRATTLEBORO

New River Garden exhibit, Bondville Boys concert featured for Gallery Walk

PUTNEY

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn presents Beaucoup Blue on July 13

BRATTLEBORO

Estey Museum hosts summer concert and tea

BRATTLEBORO

NEYT invites its audience to get closer to ‘Hamlet’

BRATTLEBORO

Music of Zappa at Open Music Collective

PUTNEY

Next Stage receives big financial boost

$370,000 in grants will boost arts project’s capital campaign, programming

PUTNEY

Next Stage, Apron Theater Company present ‘August: Osage County’

SOUTH NEWFANE

17 artists to take part in 22nd annual Rock River Open Studio Tour

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Food & Drink Monthly

WEST BRATTLEBORO

Delicious — and medicinal

What exactly is garlic, anyway? An herb? A spice? The truth is, it’s neither.

BRATTLEBORO

Lysterical reaction

The FDA scares the cheese world

WINDHAM COUNTY

Food bites

PUTNEY

Putney Central School selected for Vermont Farm to School Institute

BRATTLEBORO

Vermont at top of the list for local food

Farmers’ markets help citizens eat a disproportionate abundance and provide an economic engine for the agricultural sector

BRATTLEBORO

When quality takes priority

Cheeses emerge from Parish Hill Creamery in Westminster, a new family enterprise from a longtime name in Vermont artisanal cheese

WINDHAM COUNTY

Ramp (wild leek) pesto

BRATTLEBORO

Ramping up

Windham County foodies introduce the love and lore of foraging — to a point

WEST BRATTLEBORO

The morel of the story

Mushrooms are the natural wonders of the underworld — and they’re really good for you too

BRATTLEBORO

Mystery ingredient

The enzymes that turn milk from liquid to solid have a storied history

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