State news
Home buyout, jet noise creates turmoil in Vermont community

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Kim Gaboriault and her husband planned to sell their home in 2009 when Vermont's largest airport, which adjoins their neighborhood, offered to buy properties because of aircraft noise, including the sound of F-16 fighter …

Ray and Kim Small take the helm of the Hardwick Gazette

HARDWICK — This week, the Hardwick Gazette sees new ownership under Ray and Kim Small, a husband and wife team. They are the eleventh ownership team the paper has seen since it was founded in 1889."I believe in the power of the press to hold …

Judge agrees court records in murder case can't be hidden

ST. ALBANS — Crime scene photographs and the 911 emergency call reporting a homicide and an attempted homicide in Franklin County last month must remain available for the public to inspect and hear, a Vermont Superior Court judge has …

Latest news

Is there a curse on the Putney General Store?

PUTNEY — The Putney General Store, established in the 1790s, is having a devil of a time staying open in its fourth century. Just don't call it cursed.Efforts to keep it thriving have been challenged over the past nine years by two fires, one …

Brattleboro hires engineers for parking lot improvements

BRATTLEBORO — Hoping to make a move on parking lot improvements throughout town, the Select Board has approved the hiring of a local engineering firm.Stevens & Associates is going to help with design, bidding and oversight for an …

Harris Hill: Steeped in history and tradition

Editor's Note: A version of this article ran on Feb. 16, 2016.By Robert Audette raudette@reformer.com BRATTLEBORO — The Harris Hill Ski Jump was built in 1922 and over the years the organizers kept organizing, through the Great Depression and …

Deerfield Valley Design Center proposed by Hermitage Club

WILMINGTON — Deerfield Valley Design is set to take the place of Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty downtown.The new business will mostly serve the interior decorating needs of projects related to the Hermitage Club."Here in the …

Hermitage Club celebrates Act 250 master plan approval

DEERFIELD VALLEY — While several other approvals will need to be in place for different projects proposed by the Hermitage Club to proceed, the company is celebrating its biggest hurdle: the Act 250 master plan permit."The Hermitage Club is …
Local sports
Howe duo hits combined 10 treys

BRATTLEBORO — Kenny Howe (20 points) and Trevor Howe (18) each made five shots from downtown as Rick's Tavern topped Vermont Pressure Wash Painting 86-75 in a men's league basketball game at the Gibson-Aiken Center.Mike Dixon poured in 15 …

Quarry scores 6 goals for Mites

Colonels sweep freestyle races

Rebel girls top Wildcats

National News
Trump criticizes 'fake media' on Flynn story

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on the "fake media" Wednesday but the media was fighting back, objecting to a presidential news conference that avoided tough questions and, in the case of one MSNBC program, banning …

Trump administration acts to 'stabilize' health insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new health secretary in office, the Trump administration is proposing its first regulatory changes to the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's overhaul.Among the most noticeable change for …

'Firefall' phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite's El Capitan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Mother Nature is again putting on a show at California's Yosemite National Park, where every February the setting sun draws a narrow sliver of light on a waterfall to make it glow like a cascade of molten …

Entertainment
DANCE: Jamboree

Winter Carnival Country Western Jamboree, Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. at Brattleboro VFW, 40 Black Mountain Road, Brattleboro. Playin' Possum, Night Riders, Zydeco Connection, Colt 45. Food for sale. $7; Must be 11 or olderBrattleboro Winter Carnival …

BOOK EVENT: Wild Things!

THEATER: `Spamalot'

Photography talk

Food
Bake your own delicious, dunkable biscotti

After a childhood spent chowing down on brownies and blondies, my first order of classic biscotti — eaten in my late teens while on a summer study program in Italy — was a revelation. The sophisticated simplicity of the not-too-sweet, …

For fall-apart pork shoulder cook low and slow

Margaret Button: Snow: If you can't beat it, just eat it

Say 'I love you' with breakfast in bed

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Letters
Letter: Providing an education for all students

Editor of the Reformer:As a result of the current immigration proposals coming out of Washington, D.C., I want to reaffirm our mission in the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union.The WSESU District mission is too provide a safe, inclusive and …

Letter: We are paying attention

Letter: A heartbreaking story

Letter: Don't move town meeting day

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