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ACLU pushes Brattleboro on panhandling ordinance

Interviews with the town manager and an ACLU of Vermont attorney about the town’s interaction with people on public property asking for money

BRATTLEBORO—Panhandling. Begging. Asking for donations. Regardless of the terminology, asking people for money has remained a hot-button issue for the community. From conversations at Selectboard meetings to special community discussions about the topic to printed booklets, everyone has an opinion.... Continue reading story

TODAY’S FEATURE/NEWS

ACLU pushes Brattleboro on panhandling ordinance

Interviews with the town manager and an ACLU of Vermont attorney about the town’s interaction with people on public property asking for money

BRATTLEBORO—Panhandling. Begging. Asking for donations. Regardless of the terminology, asking people for money has remained a hot-button issue for the community. From conversations at Selectboard meetings to special community discussions about the topic to printed booklets, everyone has an opinion.... Continue reading story

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NEWS

PUTNEY

Performance through puppetry

Puppets in the Green Mountains marks 10th festival with theme of inclusiveness

PUTNEY

What’s at the Fest?

BRATTLEBORO

ACLU pushes Brattleboro on panhandling ordinance

Interviews with the town manager and an ACLU of Vermont attorney about the town’s interaction with people on public property asking for money

BRATTLEBORO

Rich legacy

Brattleboro’s historic art deco hotel and theater celebrates its 80th birthday

BRATTLEBORO

Doctor to reflect on service during Vietnam War

Robert Tortolani made ‘house calls by helicopter’ for sick and injured U.S. Army soldiers

Autumn arrives with season-appropriate weather conditions this weekend

By Dave Hayes

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TOWN & VILLAGE

• Around the Towns

• Town to flush water mains this fall

• Rec. Dept. plans removal of knotweed infestation near Creamery Bridge

• The Root Social Justice Center celebrates five years

• Putney Foodshelf gets set to ‘Top the Truck’

• Buddy Walk set for Sept. 29

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MILESTONES

• Milestones

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SPORTS

BF girls, Colonel boys win Pickering Invitational

By Randolph T. Holhut

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VOICES

BRATTLEBORO

A firsthand education about our country’s inhumanity

‘We were a group of about 200 strangers, diverse in religion, interests and geography, united in our disgust at the treatment of children and families at the border’ VIEWPOINT by Julie Dolan

PUTNEY

Now? I am watching a spectacle

What will the new weather patterns be? Will there be patterns, or chaos? How long does chaos take to resolve into something new? Or to blow up? ESSAY by Sarah Cooper-Ellis

BRATTLEBORO

March toward unfreedom

Donald Trump provides the vitriol, while the Koch brothers and their ilk provide the partisan deadlocks that are sending us on a path to fascism VIEWPOINT by Nick Biddle

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ARTS

BRATTLEBORO

Photography exhibit, events highlight struggle of addiction

BELLOWS FALLS

Jazz concert promotes two nonprofits

Performance will benefit Stage 33 and WOOL

The dying of the light

In ATP’s ‘The Father,’ a look at Alzheimer's from the inside

• In Stile Moderno launches season: Boston-based ensemble’s concert celebrates ‘birth of the Baroque’

• Author to discuss McCarthyism in Vermont

• Fine-art glass exhibit opens at The Gallery

• ‘Lights, Camera, Auction’ to benefit Main Street Arts

• The Steamboats chug into Bellows Falls

• [FRAMED] series continues with ‘Texassippi Soul Man’ Danny Brooks

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