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Veterans cemetery a vision of freedom and unity

RANDOLPH — When the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery opened here in 1993, the state aimed to mirror the precise uniformity of the U.S. military's Arlington National burial grounds.Then came …
Editorials
In dairy business, knowledge is power

If someone gave you a bottle of milk with no label and no sell-by date, and asked you to drink it, would you take a swig?Probably not — and that would be true if it came from a cow, a goat, or …

Our Opinion: A future for The Hermitage Club

Our Opinion: No need for budget drama

Our Opinion: On sports bets, Vermont should cash out

Letters
Letter: Who is Scott helping with his minimum wage veto?

Editor of the Reformer:It is clear that 30 years of "trickle down" public polices have worked to make high end wages higher and low end wage MUCH lower due to inflation. The minimum wage today pays …

Letter: Vermont outlaws coyote hunt contests

Letter: A step forward for equality

Letter: Teachers and students are not numbers

Vermont Digger
Pair suspected in Highgate homicide arrested

The couple suspected in the killing of a man in Highgate have been apprehended by police.Erika Guttilla, 31, and her boyfriend Corey Cassani, 28, were arrested at 2 a.m. Tuesday in a motor vehicle …

Advocates: More needed for government transparency

House, Senate rankled by spending plan

Ovation
Art reception: `Fifth Season'

Reception for new paintings by Liz Hawkes deNiord and poetry reading by Chard deNiord on Friday, May 25, 3:30 to 5 p.m., at the Crowell Gallery, Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane, NEWFANE …

Workshops: Celtic harp and song

Art reception: Laurel Marx

Theater: "Almost, Maine"

Local sports
Crosby shuts down BF softball team Reformer StaffWESTMINSTER — Hannah Crosby struck out a dozen and threw a one-hit shutout to help the Springfield varsity softball team to a 14-0 victory over Bellows Falls.A three-run triple by …
Vernon's Brow, Renaud are Monadnock contenders Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — The Sportsman Modifieds, Super Stocks, Mini Stocks, Thunder Stocks, Lightning Stocks, Young Guns, and Spectator Races are all on the agenda on Saturday evening at …
Colonels top rival on courts Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — All nine 12th graders played for the Brattleboro Union High School varsity boys tennis team during Wednesday's 5-2 Senior Day victory over rival Mount Anthony …
Claussen's Kids prevail on Senior Day TOWNSHEND — On Wednesday afternoon, Leland & Gray varsity softball coach Tammy Claussen used the phrase "wait for it" more times than Barney ever did in an episode of How I Met Your …
Lifestyle
Is it a migraine? The first of a new class of drugs to prevent migraines was approved last week. The medication, called Aimovig, reduces the frequency of migraines among those severely afflicted, but the drug rarely …
Bring your best dish to the picnic PITTSFIELD — Here comes summer! And not a moment too soon ...Memorial Day weekend is the official launch of the picnic and barbecue season in the region. Because it's the first cookout of the …
Ron Jujawski | Garden Journal: Be on the lookout for lily leaf beetles Among the most attractive flowers in the summer garden are the lilies, including Turk's cap lilies, tiger lilies, Asiatic and Oriental lilies. Yes, I know it is still spring, but I mention these …
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Indigo buntings, little brown bats spotted in area Q An indigo bunting [is] a first for me in my garden in Williamstown. He has stayed around for days (about 10 so far) and this evening, joined the doves ground feeding. In the morning, he was up on …
National News

Montana Democrats sense a chance to capture US House seat

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — For more than two decades, Montana's lone U.S. House seat has been a sacrificial altar where Democratic candidates' dreams are squashed.But the five candidates competing …

Italy's premier-designate summoned to give update on Cabinet

ROME (AP) — Italy's premier-designate has been summoned to the presidential palace to report Sunday on whether he has assembled a Cabinet for a euroskeptic government that meets the …

AP WAS THERE: 75 years ago, reporter lands on Attu Island

MASSACRE BAY, Attu Island (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story was written by war correspondent William L. Worden, on his arrival as an eyewitness to the Battle of Attu in Alaska 75 …

S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump …

Landslide kills 23 in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's state-affiliated broadcaster reports that a landslide triggered by heavy rains has killed 23 people in the country's Oromia region.Fana Broadcasting …

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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