Jon Megas-Russell

Co-op furthers a community-wide initiative against addiction, poverty

Over the course of the past few years, the town of Brattleboro has seen an unfortunate rise in addiction and poverty, affecting many of our lives.

We at the Co-op have experienced this firsthand, as addiction has deeply affected our staff, family, and friends.

The experience of walking in downtown Brattleboro is not unlike that in many other towns and cities. From Greenfield to Burlington to Bennington, we are seeing and feeling the same effects of an economic, political, and health-care system that is broken, which makes folks turn to the street.

In recent months, we as a Co-op have tried to show leadership when we can as a response to what is presenting itself here in our town.

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