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TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Galbraith slams foreign-policy ‘betrayal’

Former ambassador discusses the short- and long-term consequences of a recent abrupt U.S. policy change in Syria

BRATTLEBORO—Former Ambassador Peter Galbraith has had a longstanding and close relationship with the Kurdish people in Syria and Iraq.

So when President Donald J. Trump made the decision on Oct. 6 to withdraw U.S. forces from Kurdish-held northeast Syria and gave the OK to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan to invade, the Townshend resident took it personally.... Continue reading story

TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

Galbraith slams foreign-policy ‘betrayal’

Former ambassador discusses the short- and long-term consequences of a recent abrupt U.S. policy change in Syria

BRATTLEBORO—Former Ambassador Peter Galbraith has had a longstanding and close relationship with the Kurdish people in Syria and Iraq.

So when President Donald J. Trump made the decision on Oct. 6 to withdraw U.S. forces from Kurdish-held northeast Syria and gave the OK to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan to invade, the Townshend resident took it personally.... Continue reading story

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NEWS

Feds grant $12 million for new Vt.–N.H. bridge

BRATTLEBORO

New recovery program meets people in the moment

The Rapid Access to MAT program, a collaboration among BMH, the Brattleboro Retreat, and Turning Point, offers another pathway to recovery

BRATTLEBORO

Galbraith slams foreign-policy ‘betrayal’

Former ambassador discusses the short- and long-term consequences of a recent abrupt U.S. policy change in Syria

RUTLAND

BUHS wins first state football championship since 1973

Undefeated Colonels rip Bellows Falls to win Division II title

BRATTLEBORO

For two colleges, a complex challenge

Educators warn that the success of a merger of Marlboro College faculty and students into Emerson College will depend on care and attention to rebuilding a disrupted community

• Legislature’s Climate Solutions Caucus plans forum to outline priorities, get public input

• Arctic air arrives Wednesday, fair weather rules through weekend

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TOWN & VILLAGE

• ‘Turkey Drop’ to benefit Townshend Community Food Shelf

• Local fire departments receive federal grants

• VTrans hosts public meeting on Putney bridge-replacement project

• ‘Redemption Project’ discusses criminal justice reform

• Around the Towns

• U.S. Census Bureau prepares for 2020 count in Windham County

• Greater Falls Warming Shelter returns to Vermont: Facility leaves North Walpole site for new digs in Westminster

• Broad Brook Community Center shares pie, news: Matching-grant challenge seeks $125,000 to complete renovations

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MILESTONES

• Milestones

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SPORTS

• Local players named to All-State soccer teams

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VOICES

VIEWPOINT • We must reverse trends toward hate — and that starts with our kids: In Vermont, hate crimes are at their highest levels and, by one account, two-thirds of millennials don’t know what Auschwitz is. State and federal laws should mandate teaching about the Holocaust.

LETTERS FROM READERS • Car drivers, share the road with bicyclists

LETTERS FROM READERS • Vermont should regulate truck engine-brake noise

LETTERS FROM READERS • A vote for conflict awareness, not conflict avoidance

LETTERS FROM READERS • Putney Community Cares needs your help

LETTERS FROM READERS • Further clarification of ballot proposals for WSESD

LETTERS FROM READERS • Data-supported decisions might appear sensible, but are those decisions just?

LETTERS FROM READERS • A walk through the WSESD vote

COLUMN • No ideal day for Town Meeting: Attendance is declining at Annual Town Meeting in small Vermont towns — maybe because the critically important gathering takes place at 9 a.m. on a Tuesday. But are other times any better in this complex world?

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ARTS

• Ax Wound Film Festival marks fifth year: Festival celebrates horror and suspense cinema created by women

• Town Arts Fund is ready to accept proposal applications

• ‘Venezuelans Under Siege’ screens at 118 Elliot

• Canal Street Art Gallery’s ‘Art For All’ seasonal group show opens

• Brattleboro’s theremin experience continues : Concert, workshops planned at Epsilon Spires

• In Stile Moderno presents fresh take on historical songs

• At Brattleboro Women’s Chorus annual fall concert, love is in the air

• Childsplay returns to Latchis Theatre one last time

• Nagme Quartet presents healing Turkish music at Centre Church

• Vermont Theatre Company to hold auditions for ‘Almost, Maine’

• Six artists represented in Montpelier multimedia exhibit: ‘I Am...’ reflects artists’ connections between art and place

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