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BRATTLEBORO — Dick DeGray and Greg Worden string up the lights around the holiday tree in Pliny Park on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. The tree will be lit during a ceremony at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.

BRATTLEBORO — Rabbi Avremy Raskin, Director of the Chabad Jewish Center, lights the torch that was used to light the candle of the menorah dur…

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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s loons are thriving with a record 109 nesting pairs recorded in 2021, the highest since loon monitoring began in 1978, a…

In the hopes that we all might be reminded of the people who continue to work through a global crisis at great personal risk to keep our commu…

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MONTPELIER — To relieve some of the pressure on Vermont hospitals caused by a combination of factors, including COVID-19, the state is opening 80 beds at long-term care and rehabilitation facilities, said Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith.

There has been extensive media attention over the past week devoted to mixing of COVID-19 vaccines and booster injections. As expected, those individuals in test trials that received a mix of vaccine types or additional shots have shown no adverse events. The vaccines are safe and interchang…

DOVER — Establishments in Dover will no longer need to require masks as they had before as part of the ski resort town’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Note from Dr. Moss Linder, Grace Cottage Family Health: This month, I’ve offered this space to a patient who would like share her experience with Long COVID. Research into Long COVID, also called Long-Haul COVID, is just beginning and there are no definitive answers about how to diagnose or …

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DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Students in Danville will soon be deciding on the school's new nickname, after the school board voted in March to end the use of the “Indians” following hours of testimony from students, teachers, alumni and community members.

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy’s patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said. Eight other people were wounded, some critically.

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy’s patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said. Eight other people were wounded, some critically.

ATLANTA (AP) — City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past the council’s current president, Felicia Moore, after finishing second to her in November.

All foods have been shunned at one time or another. Soy has been sung a hero and a saboteur all in a mere matter of months, whilst every carb has made the bad list only to have some rejoin the A-OK list shortly thereafter. One food, though constantly craved, idolized and yearned for never co…

The story of “What Becomes You” combines two memoirs in one book. The first details the life of Aaron Raz Link, a scientist and self-identified “transsexual” gay man who grew up in a family of academics in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Fat. The word has so many connotations and meanings and it was a main describing factor for me in fourth grade. Just ask Lucas Mahuta. Or Zac Grimes. As I was vilified in grade school, so too is fat, and it has been since the fat-free movement in the 1990s and before. Fat-free, low-fat, no-f…

BRATTLEBORO — Peter-Owen Hayward of Brattleboro recently joined the rest of his Syracuse University 2020 graduating class in celebrating the granting of their degrees ceremony, which had been postponed for a year and a half due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CASTLETON — This year’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game between the top graduated seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire is being held on Saturday, Aug. 7, with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium.

    BRATTLEBORO -- Effective November 14 at 10 p.m. the Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department will be suspending all recreational sports programs, including organized and/or informal recreational youth and adult league sports, practices, games, and the opening of the Nelson Withington Skat…

    BRATTLEBORO — Fast. Dangerous. Accurate. Clutch. Consistent.Those might be the best ways to describe each of the Brattleboro Reformer's five athlete of the week nominees, which include one …

    BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro varsity football team's 13-game winning streak came to a sudden end on Friday night.The defending state champion Colonels, who ran the table last season and were …

    THETFORD — Bellows Falls junior Abby Broadley won the girls 5k cross-country race at Thetford in a time of 20:00 on Thursday.Stephanie Ager (3rd), Lily Ware (5th) Molly Hodsden (7th) and …

    TOWNSHEND — The Brattleboro varsity boys soccer team won its third straight game, defeating Leland & Gray 5-1 on Thursday.Riley Barton poked a shot past BUHS goalie Paul McGillion to give …

    BRATTLEBORO — The Three Mask-eteers?Wearing facial coverings, Josh Curtis, Thad Sawyer and Trinley Warren all caught a touchdown pass as the Brattleboro varsity 7-on-7 touch football team …

    Since mid-July, a legislative task force has been taking a hard look at Vermont’s education funding system. In many ways, we have one of the most equitable school-finance models in the country. Our statewide Education Fund establishes a shared commitment to raise the revenues we need, year a…

    When I was a kid the holiday season meant extra hours at The Book Cellar, the bookstore at 120 Main St. that my family owned. We would hire an additional holiday team, we would stock countless copies of the Vermont Life calendar, and Archer Mayor’s newest book would surely be the top seller.…

    As we spend this Thanksgiving holiday expressing our personal gratitude for the things big and small that have sustained us in these challenging times, Vermont News & Media reflects on the bright spots in our communities that have delighted or moved us when life didn’t seem quite so upbe…

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