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TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

‘Brattleboro is so lucky to have Vickie on our side’

Youth Services honors Vickie Case for 15 years of volunteer service to the human-services nonprofit

BRATTLEBORO—Youth Services Board President Rachel Selsky smiled at the crowd gathered in front of the kitchen bar of Duo Restaurant.

“It’s a testament” to Vickie Case’s work in Brattleboro, the number of people, from all aspects of the community who came here on a Wednesday night, she said.

“Brattleboro is so lucky to have Vickie on our side,” Selsky said.... Continue reading story

TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

‘Brattleboro is so lucky to have Vickie on our side’

Youth Services honors Vickie Case for 15 years of volunteer service to the human-services nonprofit

BRATTLEBORO—Youth Services Board President Rachel Selsky smiled at the crowd gathered in front of the kitchen bar of Duo Restaurant.

“It’s a testament” to Vickie Case’s work in Brattleboro, the number of people, from all aspects of the community who came here on a Wednesday night, she said.

“Brattleboro is so lucky to have Vickie on our side,” Selsky said.... Continue reading story

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NEWS

BRATTLEBORO

‘Brattleboro is so lucky to have Vickie on our side’

Youth Services honors Vickie Case for 15 years of volunteer service to the human-services nonprofit

BRATTLEBORO

Candidate runs on platform of health care, education, climate

Rebecca Holcombe, the former secretary of education under Shumlin and Scott, is a former schoolteacher and principal

GUILFORD

In the spirit of the season

Shirley Squires opens her Guilford home for the 27th year to display her massive collection of Christmas crèches

BELLOWS FALLS

What’s the future for Rockingham?

With help from the Council on Rural Development, townspeople share ideas for strengthening their community

DEERFIELD. MASS.

Dynamic, active weather pattern continues

By Dave Hayes

BRATTLEBORO

Cultivating strong board members: an active practice

Youth Service recruits, trains, and retains effective members to serve on its nonprofit board

• ‘Vigil for the Silenced’ planned at Marlboro College:

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TOWN & VILLAGE

• Rockingham Meeting House Association offers ‘challenge grant’

• Around the Towns

• County agencies awarded mentoring grants

• Omega Optical receives Vermont Training Program grant

• 325 pounds of drugs are collected at Windham County Take Back Day

• Fire department warns of dangers of smoking while on home oxygen therapy

• Putney Foodshelf distributes 92 Harvest Baskets

• WCSU’s Rene Bernard honored at annual Outstanding Teachers Day

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MILESTONES

• Milestones

• Law firm changes name, adds associate

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SPORTS

Colonel boys win a wild home hockey opener

By Randolph T. Holhut

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VOICES

WINDHAM

Will Windham lose far more than it gains with Australian-ballot Town Meetings?

Town Meeting is more than checking a box on a ballot. It’s discussion and compromise on the floor, input from nonvoting guests, and a delicious potluck lunch. VIEWPOINT by Mary McCoy and Michael Simonds

MARLBORO

A manifesto for Marlboro College

‘We believe that if we harness the support and resources of the entire Marlboro College community, it may well be possible to develop a transformed Marlboro College that can continue with the values, culture, mission, and community that has flourished for 70 years and that is critically important to support at a local, regional, and global level.’ PRIMARY SOURCES by Adrian Segar and T. Wilson

NEWFANE

Why I shop locally

Online shopping adds to our carbon load through higher demand, extra packaging, and added transportation. It also eliminates the face-to-face transaction that sustains community. COLUMN by Deborah Lee Luskin

VIEWPOINT • Transience and art: ‘Being a transient artist in this town seems like a natural step in the line that I’ve taken to be one of the artists here’

VIEWPOINT • Idealism and fantasy: We need to think longer and harder about what people in Brattleboro truly need — and it’s not a $30 million museum project

LETTERS FROM READERS • Why can’t Brattleboro businesses hire people with disabilities?

LETTERS FROM READERS • Graber weaves magic in Brattleboro Women’s Chorus

LETTERS FROM READERS • Compassion is sincere when it turns into actions that bring about real change

LETTERS FROM READERS • Imagine creative elders enlivening the Marlboro campus

LETTERS FROM READERS • Guilford Cares serves 103 at Thanksgiving

LETTERS FROM READERS • Williamsville Hall events happen thanks to donations, hard work

LETTERS FROM READERS • An economic system has turned against the people

LETTERS FROM READERS • Six reasons to give

LETTERS FROM READERS • NAACP dinner brought us closer together

LETTERS FROM READERS • The threat to American democracy is not from the outside

LETTERS FROM READERS • Trump is anti-union and anti-worker. He needs to be removed.

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ARTS

DUMMERSTON

A propulsive plot of international intrigue

‘The 39 Steps’ in Dummerston offers laughs and a musical homage to Alfred HitchcockBy Rick Cowan

• Nowell Sing We Clear celebrates a new book with a concert at the Latchis

• TubaChristmas returns for 12th season

• Latchis to screen Bolshoi’s performance of ‘The Nutcracker’

• Red Door Carol Sing to support Friends of the Pettee Memorial Library

• ‘Elf’ screening will benefit Latchis Arts

• Adamites gives artist talk at BMAC

• Wardsboro Curtain Call to present ‘Christmas in the Land of Oz’

• Stewart, Finkel are featured artists at Wardsboro library

• Dedell explores ‘the color of sound’ in ‘The Great O Antiphons’

• Ladies of the Rainbow benefit drag show is set for Dec. 14

• Stage 33 Live hosts jazz guitar duo John Stowell and Draa Hobbs

• Main Street Arts to hold auditions for ‘Cabaret’

• Brattleboro Clayworks adds additional ceramic creations for holidays

• Friends of Music at Guilford hosts ‘Christmas at Christ Church’

• ‘Weird Animation for Kids (Of All Ages)’ is coming to Epsilon Spires

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