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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

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a …

Bale's scissor-kick gives Madrid 3rd straight European title

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the …

Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestones

GLEN CARBON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a suspect is in custody after swastikas were found spray-painted on several homes and dozens of grave markers at a nearby …

The Latest: Klopp unhappy with Ramos 'wrestling' Salah

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (all times local):2:20 a.m.Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp was unhappy with the tackle by Real …

Dunford implores West Point graduates to embrace change

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy Saturday to "embrace the constant changes" facing the military as the …

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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