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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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BRATTLEBORO — Dick DeGray and Greg Worden string up the lights around the holiday tree in Pl…

BRATTLEBORO — The All Souls Unitarian Universalist Holiday Bazaar is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, as well as online. The in-pe…

One thing we all have in common this time of year is that memories tend to come flooding back. The smell of cookies baking, the sounds of rust…

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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.

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago, appeared troubled when he was told that a surveillance camera did not record the alleged assault, a police detective testified Wednesday.

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says travel bans by countries are having an impact on global cooperation against the new omicron variant by causing “challenges” to the sharing of laboratory samples from South Africa that can help get better grips on the new variant.

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett is on trial this week on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago. Some key moments in the story:

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors and attorneys for the suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright's shooting death seated two more jurors for her trial Wednesday, including a woman who said she owns a handgun and a stun gun.

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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