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    (Domenic Poli/Reformer)
    The Porch Too opens in former Putney Road sandwich shop

    06/08/2015 08:47 AM EDT
    BRATTLEBORO >> A new from-scratch restaurant has popped up in the sea of fast food joints in the north end of town. 
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    Business briefs
    06/05/2015 06:26 PM EDT - Hampton Inn recognized by TripAdvisor BRATTLEBORO >> TripAdvisor recently awarded Hampton Inn Brattleboro the 2015 Certificate of Excellence. Full Story

    Bike enthusiast now working for VTrans
    06/05/2015 06:26 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> Dave Cohen is not really shy about what he is trying to do. Full Story

    Padula Brothers offers rollover rebate program
    06/05/2015 07:22 PM EDT - GREENFIELD, MASS. >> During this spring planting season, area farmers have been visiting a local John Deere dealership to take advantage of a multi-state rebate program that helps them to improved the safety of some older equipment. Full Story

    Business Briefs
    05/29/2015 06:49 PM EDT - Grafton Village cheese earns SQF certification GRAFTON >> Grafton Village Cheese, makers of aged Vermont cheddar and specialty cheeses, recently received a Safe Quality Food Institute Certificate of Registration Level 2 — Accredited HACCP Food Safety Plan for its cheese production facilities in Grafton and Brattleboro, Vermont. Full Story

    Retirement Planner: Holding it steady with high-yield bond funds
    05/08/2015 10:01 PM EDT - The bottom line for bond fund investors is to focus on the amount of money deposited each month into a checking account from the fund, while ignoring any fluctuations in capital value. Those periodic downdrafts are only losses on paper unless you're an investor who freaks out and bails out at that inopportune moment. Full Story

    Last-minute tax tips
    04/02/2015 01:15 PM EDT - With Tax Day fast approaching, the 28 percent of Americans who wait until April to file their returns have a lot of catching up to do. Full Story

    Brattleboro Time Trade capitalizes on hundreds of volunteer hours
    03/27/2015 09:43 PM EDT - Earlier this month, Brattleboro Time Trade aised 20 percent of its annual operating expenses thanks to SIT Graduate Institute students, hundreds of BTT member hours, and dozens of community supporters, including Post Oil Solutions. Full Story

    SVBR to hold education finance reform workshop
    03/27/2015 09:43 PM EDT - The Southern Vermont Board of Realtors will be holding a public forum on Monday, April 6, at the Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain to discuss the impact of education financing on real estate taxes. Full Story

    Kids book from Green Writers Press short-listed for award
    03/27/2015 09:43 PM EDT - Brattleboro >> Green Writers Press recently announced that "Josie and the Fourth Grade Bike Brigade," which was published in September 2014, has been short-listed for the Green Earth Book Award in the category of children's fiction. Full Story

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    Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released

    TOKYO (AP) — The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. Full Story
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.