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Main Street business says goodbye

BRATTLEBORO — After 23 years, a Main Street mainstay is closing its doors here. Miller Bros.-Newton is having a clearance sale before it closes Saturday, but a location in Keene, N.H., will …
Editorials
My eyewitness account of 'government sanctioned child abuse'

In a head spinning reversal, President Trump responded to public outrage over heart wrenching images of children locked in chain link cages on the southern border. It appears that he backed down on …

Our Opinion: Time for action on child mistreatment

Spending policies should address the future

Vermont's mismanagement of coyotes

Letters
Letter: Montpelier looking a lot like Washington

Editor of the Reformer,With the Special Legislative Session dragging on, Montpelier is beginning to look like our federal government in Washington DC. The governor will not compromise or negotiate …

Letter: What is happening to America's soul?

Letter: Use the right words

Letter: Focus on program cuts, not incivility

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
Concert: Jazz

On Saturday, June 23, 8 p.m. the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Jazz Concert Series, opens at Memorial Hall, 14 W. Main St., Wilmington, with the Christopher Bakriges Quartet. Admission by …

Garden Tour: Westminster

Festival: Wanderlust

Concert: Gifts of Nature

Local sports
Bellows Falls earns Legion win Reformer StaffWESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls Legion baseball team defeated White River Junction, 9-0, on Thursday.Kendal Heath threw 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball with 11 strikeouts to pick up …
Post 5 improves to 5-1 BRATTLEBORO — With the future looking on from the front row of the bleachers on Thursday night at Tenney Field, in the form of five Brattleboro Little League players, Tanner Bell put on a …
19 area athletes compete in decathlon Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Bellows Falls Union High School graduate DJ Snide struck gold and Brattleboro Union High School grad Danielle Wood earned silver at the Vermont decathlon in …
Post 5 demolishes Bellows Falls BRATTLEBORO — Back, back, back, back.Are you kidding me?Yikes! That's about the only way ESPN's Chris Berman could have described Dan Petrie's fourth-inning homer during Brattleboro's 14-1 …
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

Corbyn: A Labor government would quickly recognize Palestine

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is visiting camps for Syrian and Palestinian refugees, says a government under his leadership would recognize …

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border, as officials worked to come up …

The Monkees postpone dates after Mike Nesmith became ill

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after guitarist Mike Nesmith became ill.The band posted on Facebook Thursday that Nesmith had "a minor health …

Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge.The Supreme Court issued its decision Friday. The case the court ruled on involves Michael Currier, …

Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate

BALTIMORE (AP) — During her first months in office as Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby stridently vowed to "deliver justice" on behalf of a black man whose death in police custody …

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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