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TODAY’S FEATURE/VOICES/ESSAY

Let’s talk and get uncomfortably comfortable, but I will include a recipe

(No. I really did. But we must start in a hard place first.)

WEST BRATTLEBORO—Over the years, I’ve learned that cooking food and throwing a shindig can create a natural lubricant to make people come together with greater ease.... Continue reading story

TODAY’S FEATURE/VOICES

Let’s talk and get uncomfortably comfortable, but I will include a recipe

(No. I really did. But we must start in a hard place first.)

WEST BRATTLEBORO—Over the years, I’ve learned that cooking food and throwing a shindig can create a natural lubricant to make people come together with greater ease.... Continue reading story

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VOICES

VIEWPOINT • What do you do when a driver calls your wife a ‘dumb n—— b——’?: Racism is so deeply woven into our national culture that it shapes everything about us as a nation — even when, and especially when, you are a progressive White male who is married to a Black woman

VIEWPOINT • A question of compensation: As a nonprofit — supported largely by government and donors — the Brattleboro Retreat has a responsibility to justify its management’s salaries

LETTERS FROM READERS • Has Marlboro College board signed away its fiduciary responsibility?

LETTERS FROM READERS • Community efforts needed to tackle climate crisis

LETTERS FROM READERS • Daims: A good neighbor

LETTERS FROM READERS • McLoughlin: a voice of reason and a calming presence

LETTERS FROM READERS • Shameful sham of American justice

LETTERS FROM READERS • Remove the elements of the presidential election that make it a circus

LETTERS FROM READERS • The best city government money can buy

LETTERS FROM READERS • Quipp: integrity, humility, collaboration, intelligence

LETTERS FROM READERS • Daims: Break the inertia on local response to global climate change

LETTERS FROM READERS • 17-year-olds can vote in upcoming primary election

LETTERS FROM READERS • Schoales: reason and compassion

LETTERS FROM READERS • Nuclear-safety concerns in letter were addressed decades ago

INTERVIEW • ‘We all have our parts to play’: ‘In the next couple years, I would love to see this NAACP branch in particular become more integrated with the local community,’ says Steffen Gillom, a cofounder of the Windham County chapter of the civil rights nonprofit

• Editor's note: Black History Month series in Voices

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ARTS

BRATTLEBORO

A fresh look at a familiar environment

Photographer will present, discuss ‘Downtown Reflections’ at Brooks Memorial Library

• Yellow Barn residents to perform works of Bach, Ravel

• Epsilon Spires celebrates Leap Year with electronic music concert

• Climate Café to screen, discuss ‘Rollbacks’

• BMC’s popular ‘Singing Strong’ program resumes Feb. 25

• Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts debuts new group show

• In Stile Moderno, Seven Times Salt will join forces in Brattleboro

• MSA to hold auditions for Marvel Comics play

• Marlboro College presents poet Sophie Cabot Black

• BMC offers annual March Musical Madness Salons

• Echo hosts its annual Mardi Gras Party

• Slambovian Circus of Dreams returns to Next Stage

• ‘Taking Root’ to be shown at Guilford Church

• FOMAG to celebrate life of Carl Sandburg

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