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Community Thanksgiving: Big turnout at annual event in Vernon

VERNON — About 400 community members dined with students Thursday afternoon at the annual Thanksgiving lunch."I thought that it was just a great opportunity for the school community and the …
Editorials
A new set of assumptions for men

Dear men of America:Assume that the person who refills your coffee cup prefers that you call her by name, not "Sweetie," "Honey," "Darling" or "Cutie."Assume that your co-worker's self esteem will be …

Is carbon tax a plan Vermont can embrace?

Don't fall for the scare tactics of anti-legalizers

A chance on climate change

Letters
Letter: A qualified agreement

Editor of the Reformer:Although I can walk, I often get in my 2006 pre-owned Subaru to go to the Brattleboro Food Co-op where I spend an average of between $60 and $80 per week on food and other …

Letter: Take a second look at the Co-op

Letter: Say good-bye to civil discourse

Letter: A terrible injustice

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Father, son share love for football

BRATTLEBORO — Seven years after he helped keep blitzers away from Bellows Falls quarterback Jeremy Kilburn, Henry Empey is now protecting the United States.The Field Artillery Lieutenant was …

Brattleboro skaters win GSL Midget title

BRATTLEBORO — On Sunday afternoon, the Brattleboro Hockey Association's Mites scrimmaged with the Pleasant Valley Association. The two teams renewed their VAHA rivalry at the Nelson Withington …

Defending champs go 8-3

BRATTLEBORO — Seniors Shane Clark and Logan Cota finished with 22 and 15 rushing touchdowns respectively to lead the Bellows Falls varsity football team, which finished with an 8-3 record.The …

Twin Valley soccer awards are presented

BRATTLEBORO — Olivia Genella, Josh Carpenter-O'Hearn and Yeongjun Yoo were named Most Improved at the Twin Valley Soccer Awards Night.Genella, a junior defender, helped the girls team to a …
Lifestyle

Vegetable-filled sides for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, you'll be thankful for veggie-filled side dishes that fill your vegetable quota for the day, but cut your work load in half.Sure, we all want that Thanksgiving …

Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Tar spot fungus doesn't harm maple trees

 Q: While raking leaves, leaves from a neighbor's maple tree have blown into our yard. Most of these leaves have large black patches on them, usually one or two per leaf. We have no maples, so …

Move over dodgeball: Schools pump up phys ed with choices

You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district.What you will see: kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, dance, self-defense, archery and in-line skating …

Nine Dishes. Eight Hours. One Oven.

Here is a blueprint for cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal over the course of one day in an oven and on the four burners above it. Just set the oven to 400 degrees. You’ll need to shop ahead …
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HCRS hosts November art exhibit

BRATTLEBORO — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, southeastern Vermont's community mental-health agency, is hosting a month-long art exhibition at The Robert H. Gibson River Garden. This …

Film: 'Ace in the Hole'

A look at the dark side of reporting. Examines fake news, ethics, and sensationalism. At the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. Admission is free, and donations …

Theater: Didi and Gogo

On Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m., Didi and Gogo present an adaptation of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot," in the Whittemore Theater, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro. Call …

Author event: Book Lounge

Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m., special guest, Brattleboro writer/memoirist, Danielle Sessler will talk about releasing memories and crafting them into a compelling story at The Book Lounge, 4 High St., …
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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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Andy's Journey: The Struggles Through ALS

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