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'Straight-line' storm strikes hard, fast

BRATTLEBORO — Local road crews and linemen are cleaning up around the region following Monday's intense storm that struck right around 5 p.m.The heavy winds and rains on Monday evening knocked …
Editorials
Our Opinion: Time for action on child mistreatment

We were pleased to learn Friday that U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, will be traveling to Texas this weekend to see for himself the unspeakable cruelty that is being inflicted on Mexican children …

Spending policies should address the future

Vermont's mismanagement of coyotes

Vermont's prison road trip needs to end

Letters
Letter: Entergy offering millions to assure VY site restoration

Editor of the Reformer:Despite the overwhelming support of nine statewide agencies and non-governmental organizations in the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar, Conservation Law Foundation …

Letter: Compassion and open-mindedness

Letter: Mrowicki a powerful advocate in Statehouse

Letter: Veterans' Home enriched by veteran-owned farms

Vermont Digger
Affordable housing 'out of reach' for many Vermonters

MONTPELIER — A Vermonter making minimum wage would need to work 1.7 jobs to afford a one-bedroom rental home or apartment, according to a report released Wednesday.The National Low Income …

Scott vetoes latest budget, shrugs off fears of a shutdown

Trump feuds with Trudeau as Vt. officials fret

Ovation
Garden Tour: Westminster

The annual tour on June 30 and July 1. Gardens of Gordon and Mary Hayward; Julie Moir Messervy; Obe and Lonnie Lisai; and and Joshua Gold. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, visit …

Festival: Wanderlust

Concert: Gifts of Nature

Concert: Brian Dunne

Local sports
13 area baseball players earn MVL honor Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — After leading the Brattleboro Union High School varsity baseball team to the Final Four and a 17-2 record, Chris Groeger was named the Marble Valley League Division …
Hinsdale duo wins bass fishing tourney Reformer StaffHINSDALE, N.H. — Matt Butler and Lucas Snow of Hinsdale won The Sportsmen Inc. annual bass fishing tournament on Saturday on the Connecticut River.Thirty fishermen competed in the …
Terriers voted team of the spring BRATTLEBORO — Just a couple of weeks after Brigid Hodsden, Abbe Cravinho, and Shane Clark dominated the hurdles events in Chester, the Bellows Falls girls and boys track teams ran away in the …
Petrie powers Post 5 on Saturday Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Post 5 split a pair of games against Granite State opponents on Saturday in Hartford, zipping Laconia 11-0 and then losing to Lebanon 14-4.Tanner Bell fanned five, …
Lifestyle
Great brew gifts for Dad With Father's Day looming this weekend, you may need help finding the gift pack of brews that are sure to be a perfect gift for Dad every beer-loving dad.All dads' tastes in beer are different. It …
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Protect your garden from unwanted pests Bug off! No, not you! I am referring to the bugs, or more accurately, the insect pests that are beginning to bug me. Among these are the tiny flea beetles chewing holes in leaves of my radishes, the …
For some, going to the doctor is a group activity Walter Gardner knew his life was at risk: Nearly 100 pounds overweight, he had developed Type 2 diabetes and needed several prescriptions. Traditional medical appointments had little effect on the …
CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD: A veggie-packed summer dish It's time for another easy, healthy summer recipe — and another way to get some veggies in your body in the season of cheeseburgers, skewered meats and hot dogs inside voluminous bread and …
National News

Ex-Delaware teacher gets 12 years for child sex crimes

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware teacher accused of seeking sex with a child has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.The News Journal of Wilmington reports 38-year-old Joshua Rutherford …

After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he …

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic voter drop historic? Maybe

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republicans have taken over Kentucky's state government, electing majorities in the state House and Senate and a Republican governor for the first time ever.Now, …

The Latest: 2 councilmen won't vote for slavery apology

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a resolution to apologize for slavery (all times local):9:10 p.m.Two members of a South Carolina city council say they won't vote for a resolution …

Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South …

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.

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