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TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Can a new program put cash in the pockets of those who need it most?

Brattleboro funds three-month pilot program offering day-labor stints

BRATTLEBORO—“The number one goal is to get cash into people’s pockets,” said Emilie Kornheiser, director of workforce development for Youth Services. “It’s as simple as that.”

People in need can find multiple services in this town that provide a place to sleep or a meal, she said. Yet, moving from service to service also means that these community members operate in a cashless economy.... Continue reading story


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TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Can a new program put cash in the pockets of those who need it most?

Brattleboro funds three-month pilot program offering day-labor stints

BRATTLEBORO—“The number one goal is to get cash into people’s pockets,” said Emilie Kornheiser, director of workforce development for Youth Services. “It’s as simple as that.”

People in need can find multiple services in this town that provide a place to sleep or a meal, she said. Yet, moving from service to service also means that these community members operate in a cashless economy.... Continue reading story

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NEWS

BRATTLEBORO

Hunger Council works to close food-access gap

Members of the Windham region wrestle with delivering a message to community members who might not experience hunger in their daily lives: people can work hard, yet still struggle

BRATTLEBORO

Could new municipal district be model for rural broadband?

With new broadband law in place, state legislators and Windham Regional Commission eye a potential Communication Union District for high-speed internet, but lawmakers say the community will drive the discussion

BRATTLEBORO

Finishing the job

Longtime BHP Executive Director Christine Hart steps aside to oversee special projects — the building of Red Clover Commons II and demolition of Melrose Terrace, to name two — as Christine Hazzard assumes leadership role

BRATTLEBORO

Can a new program put cash in the pockets of those who need it most?

Brattleboro funds three-month pilot program offering day-labor stints

• Governor appoints Windham County Sheriff: Mark Anderson named to succeed Keith Clark

• Hottest temps of 2019 arrive this weekend, cooler next week

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TOWN & VILLAGE

• Brattleboro gets AARP grant for community placemaking project

• BMH, CCV host open house for Accelerated Medical Assistant program

• Windham Foundation announces its 2019 grants

• Poster raffle to support asylum seekers

• Davis graduates from Snelling Center’s Vermont Leadership Institute

• Master stone-wall builder to speak at Historical Society meeting

• Exercise champion backs up claim — literally: Kathan scales Mt. Wantastiquet backwards, while balancing a baseball bat

• Summer stories and free books at the Rockingham Library

• Around the Towns

• Village Stroll returns to downtown Wilmington

• WWAC hosts screening, discussion of ‘Within the Eye of the Storm’

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MILESTONES

• Milestones

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SPORTS

• Brattleboro All-Stars win state Babe Ruth title

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VOICES

BRATTLEBORO

The astronomical costs — and astronomical value — of college

One mother’s tag sale will pay forward the investment of scholarships in her daughter’s education VIEWPOINT by Brattleboro Savings & Loan

BRATTLEBORO

Policing homeless life and the need to resist

‘That is what I consider cruel and unusual punishment: that you would lock somebody up because they have no place else to go,’ says James Douglas, a homeless man arrested for sleeping in a park in Brattleboro INTERVIEW by Matthew Vernon Whalan

BRATTLEBORO

A homeless revolution

Homeless people plan protest to demand access to housing, dignity and respect, and a voice in the democratic processBy Matthew Vernon Whalan

LETTERS FROM READERS • A variety of needs

LETTERS FROM READERS • A business watch?

LETTERS FROM READERS • Where is our humanity if we don’t do everything we can to stop family separation at the border?

LETTERS FROM READERS • For Sanders, a missed opportunity

LETTERS FROM READERS • Past time for petty legislative squabbling about marijuana

LETTERS FROM READERS • ‘I don’t see the heartless soul of capitalism’

LETTERS FROM READERS • Brattleboro police ‘so respectful’ to this African American adult

LETTERS FROM READERS • It’s time to admit the flag thieves have won

LETTERS FROM READERS • What can we do personally about opioid epidemic?

LETTERS FROM READERS • Putney town school board says goodbye

LETTERS FROM READERS • Co-op employment descrimination: Community should know

LETTERS FROM READERS • Green Mountain Care Board needs to hear from those affected by insurance rate hikes

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ARTS

BRATTLEBORO

A conflagration of capitalism

In 'Red Round Globe Hot Burning' radical historian Peter Linebaugh explores the economic system's origins and its societal effects on both sides of the Atlantic

JAMAICA

More music, still free

Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival marks its eighth season with more concerts, more new works

PUTNEY

New work asks big questions at a critical moment

Medina to read from his new work of fiction, ‘The Cuban Comedy’

• River Gallery School is finalist for Ewing Arts Award

• Curtain Call welcomes the Stockwell Brothers Band

• James Rousmaniere speaks about his new book ‘Water Connections’ at BMAC

• BMAC offers Free Family Day on Saturday

• Westminster Garden Tour is this weekend

• Yellow Barn concert marks moon-landing anniversary

• Farm to Ballet returns to Retreat Farm on July 20

• Canal Street Art Gallery hosts group show for Bellows Falls 3rd Friday

• Marlboro Music features work of resident composer Widmann

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