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TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Latest local updates on COVID-19

>Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Vermont expands booster shots to include Moderna, Johnson & Johnson for people 18 and older

MONTPELIER —The Vermont Department of Health announced that, effective Friday, the state is expanding its COVID-19 booster shot program to include the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.... Continue reading story

TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Latest local updates on COVID-19

>Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Vermont expands booster shots to include Moderna, Johnson & Johnson for people 18 and older

MONTPELIER —The Vermont Department of Health announced that, effective Friday, the state is expanding its COVID-19 booster shot program to include the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.... Continue reading story

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NEWS

BRATTLEBORO

Construction management firm wins VBSR award

HELM Construction Solutions follows ‘triple bottom line’ of planet, people, and prosperity while helping to break gender barriers in the trades

BRATTLEBORO

A history told by nature

New trail offers hikers a guided tour of the ecology of the West River, told through the eyes of the Abenaki people

BRATTLEBORO

Brattleboro hires town manager from N.J.

Called an ‘enthusiastic and positive student of our town,’ Octavian ‘Yoshi’ Manale, a former deputy mayor and chief of staff in Trenton, N.J., will take over from Peter Elwell

BRATTLEBORO

District takes steps to address BUHS ‘climate of abuse’

As it prepares to sign a contract with a consulting psychologist next week, the WSESU school board awaits a legal green light to take ‘investigative action’ regarding sexual abuse by a former teacher as well as contemporary incidents

BRATTLEBORO

Amplifying young voices

Brattleboro gets certified as Quality Youth Development Community; local all-youth steering committee selects youth-friendly businesses

BRATTLEBORO

‘It’s about place, where you are’

For Rich Holschuh, adding spoken Abenaki language to the experience lets hikers hear, feel, and understand a multigenerational Native presence along the Sibosen Trail

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TOWN & VILLAGE

• Julie Cermola receives award from Greater Falls Connections

• Around the Towns

• Dummerston School principal lauded as a ‘champion’ by Food Connects

• Community Asylum Seekers Project to host speakers on Afghan resettlement

• Grace Cottage receives grant for sidewalk upgrade

• Online talk examines preservation efforts at Rockingham Meeting House

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MILESTONES

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SPORTS

• GM’s Everett Mosher joins the 100-goal club

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VOICES

VIEWPOINT • For now, two cheers for Ben & Jerry’s: We should celebrate the ice cream manufacturer’s new policy of not selling its product in occupied Palestinian territories. We should also be disturbed by the company’s justifications.

VIEWPOINT • For 23 species, there is no tomorrow. Let that sink in.: If we’re the agents of the sixth mass extinction, we may be so good at destruction that we’ll end humanity

MEMOIR • ‘Everyone carried their gas mask, even the children’: Memories of a different — and terrifying — era of a different sort of universal masking mandate in World War II

LETTERS FROM READERS • Thanks for making the Moving Wall possible

LETTERS FROM READERS • ‘I am angry and determined to fight these far-right monsters to the end of my life’

LETTERS FROM READERS • Heat Fund sets goal of $50,000 to keep people warm this season

LETTERS FROM READERS • Retired teachers: Don’t let the state replace your Medicare with Medicare Advantage

LETTERS FROM READERS • Thanks, but we’re not machines

LETTERS FROM READERS • Smile!

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ARTS

• Next Stage welcomes Rhythm Nomads for return to indoor concerts

• A birthday celebration: VJC celebrates vocal legend and renowned jazz educator Jay Clayton in a live performance with the Ray Gallon Trio

• Drag Queen Story Hour comes to Epsilon Spires: Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne plan ‘fun and sparkly element to story hour’

• ‘A time and its atmosphere’: Noted physicist Peter Lindenfeld presents his new memoir in a virtual reading on Oct. 24

• Entries sought for annual Lego Contest & Exhibit

• ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ will feature a live organ soundtrack

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