Top stories

Driving the high-tech highway: What's new in a new car?

The steering wheel spins rapidly over to the right, all by itself, as the vehicle slowly backs into the parking space. It then starts cutting back to the left, perfectly judging the distance between …
Editorials
Ending the American gun massacre begins with you

You have the power to reduce gun violence.It's important to keep that in mind as the U.S. undergoes its maddening post-massacre ritual: digesting the news reports of a disturbed man and his …

Can an environment for meaningful North Korean dialogue be created?

Young lives hinge on this Senate debate

The Trump administration's budget misses the mark

Letters
Letter: There is a solution

Editor of the Reformer: Admit it. Without even hearing the details of this week's school shooting, we all knew right away that the shooter was a young man. How? We know our boys are raised to be …

Letter: Let's have that talk

Letter: Invest in kids and families

Letter: A sense of hope

Vermont Digger
Desperate dairy farmers given lifeline

BURLINGTON — Less than a day after passing a massive budget deal in Washington last week, Sen. Patrick Leahy was in Vermont touting a farming bill in the federal package that secured more than …

Scott administration unveils income tax reforms

In address Scott makes $20 million 'error'

Local sports

BHA's Fortier shuts out foes

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Hockey Association's Blue Hawks Squirts are seeing their hard work pay off as the season matures. After playing their hearts out in St. Albans and taking third in …

Gamber is a rising star

BRATTLEBORO — Having seen teenagers Chloe Kim and Red Gerard capture gold recently in South Korea, Bennett Gamber will be looking to continue that trend this weekend at the Harris Hill Ski Jump …

Hinsdale boys lose thriller

HINSDALE, N.H. — Andrew Normadin hit a game-winning shot with two seconds left and the Mount Royal varsity boys basketball team edged Hinsdale 63-60 at "the Stable."Caleb Steever ended up with …

Dean returning to Harris Hill

BRATTLEBORO — You won't have to wait for actor Henry Cavill's next Superman movie to see someone fly.Decker Dean will likely be mistaken for a bird and a plane this weekend at Harris Hill."Ski …
Lifestyle

Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrate regionally with delectable dining

The Lunar New Year, also known popularly in the western world by the moniker "Chinese New Year," is an annual landmark of Asian culture and cuisine, marked by a heavy emphasis on family gatherings …

Insulin quality questions have diabetes experts scrambling

TRENTON, N.J. — Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised …

Upscale fried mushrooms

Late last year, my niece came with me to one of Berkshire Grown's annual holiday markets at Williams College. She's in med school in Connecticut, and we share a love of healthy, wholesome, local …

Dr. Tereza Hubkova: How not to catch a cold - or at least not as often

I love the changing seasons and all the fun one can have in the snow, but it is no fun sitting at home with a cold. Most Americans catch two to four colds per year (children slightly more), but there …
Ovation

'Sophie Shao and Friends' in a chamber concert

BRATTLEBORO —The Brattleboro Music Center's Chamber Series welcomes cellist Sophie Shao, winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and top prizes at the Rostropovich and Tchaikovsky …

'THAW': Muse on the river

PUTNEY — Artist Evie Lovett and poet Diana Whitney have each drawn inspiration from the Connecticut River in their work. In this multimedia exhibition, entitled "THAW," they share their points …

Art exhibit: Winter Group

New work from Jackie Abrams, Josh Bernbaum, Tiffany Heerema, Karen Kamenetzky, Gene Parulis, Torin Porter, Erika Radich, Donald Saaf, and other artists at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., …

Ballet: `Romeo & Juliet'

On Sunday, at 4 p.m. The Bolshoi Ballet live from Moscow, simulcast of "Romeo & Juliet," at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Admission: $20, student $10. 802-257-5717 for credit …
Teflon Town
Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

Andy's Journey: The Struggles Through ALS

2018 Winter Games

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