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BCTV veteran leaves notes for successor

BRATTLEBORO — This year, Brattleboro Community Television production manager Roland Boyden will be watching the Strolling of the Heifers from the road. After 12 years at BCTV, production …
Editorials
Our Opinion: A future for The Hermitage Club

Now that Vermont Superior Court Judge John R. Treadwell has ruled in favor of appointing a receiver in the foreclosure of the Hermitage Club — the former Haystack Mountain ski area, a golf …

Our Opinion: No need for budget drama

Our Opinion: On sports bets, Vermont should cash out

Our opinion: Transparency well served

Letters
Letter: A step forward for equality

Editor of the Reformer: Vermont has become the fifth state to introduce and pass legislation that bans employers from asking applicants what they currently earn or request salary and benefits history …

Letter: Teachers and students are not numbers

Letter: We don't have to tolerate intolerance

Letter: Time for Sanders to act on Gaza

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
Film: `Renoir: Revered and Reviled'

Today at the Bellows Falls Opera House, 7 Square, 7 p.m. A biography examines what happened when Renoir decided to change his style of painting. Tickets are $10 at rampartstickets.com, or at door. …

A cappella: House Blend

Concert: John Gorka

Dance: `Words to Move By'

Local sports
Putney library hosting special event Thursday BRATTLEBORO — At the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Jesse Owens was the fastest on land, winning gold medals in the 100 and 200 races.On the water, it was the University of Washington's rowing …
All 4 Storm soccer teams prevail Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Storm Soccer's U10 team played very well on Saturday, winning 7-1 over Agawam. Rhys Fontaine scored the first three goals of the game, ending the day …
Giants overpower Cardinals for 7th win BRATTLEBORO — Tucker Sargent hit a majestic three-run home run deep into the night to lead the young Giants to a 17-2 Little League baseball win over the Cardinals on Monday evening. He also …
Lacrosse powerhouses square off at BUHS BRATTLEBORO — Ali certainly did look like the greatest on Monday night.In a heavyweight battle on Natowich Field, Ali Wainer made 11 saves to help the top-ranked Champlain Valley Union varsity …
Lifestyle
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 …
Noise exposure is 'the new secondhand smoke' NEW YORK — One of the quietest places in this noisy city is in the middle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which draws 7 million visitors a year.Most don't know of the tiny Astor Chinese …
National News

Global shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe and Asia on Wednesday after President Donald Trump raised doubts that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un planned for June 12 will …

Survivors of fire struggle with emotions as probe continues

LONDON (AP) — Survivors and families of the victims of London's Grenfell Tower fire are struggling with their emotions as a public inquiry hears individual tributes to the 72 people who died …

Lower air fares contribute to another fall in UK inflation

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show inflation in Britain eased closer to the Bank of England's target during April.The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were …

Pope to China Catholics: Make gestures showing communion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Chinese Catholics to make gestures of reconciliation that show they are in full communion with the Holy See.Francis made the comments during his …

Turkish currency drops to record low against dollar

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and …

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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