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Founders part ways with P&G

BRATTLEBORO — When Paul and Barbi Schulick sold their Brattleboro-based New Chapter organic vitamin and supplement business in 2012 to Procter & Gamble, the world's second largest consumer …
Editorials
Another View: Education should be free for those willing to serve

As a veteran, I know firsthand the sacrifices of our men and women serving in the National Guard. I greatly appreciate and deeply respect their service to our state and nation. The free college …

Another View: Should we blame private schools for the mess America is in?

Another View: The White House's policy on child separation: 'Whatever'

Another View: After stunning news conference, there's a newly crucial job for the American press

Letters
Letter: A vote for Hashim is a vote for future

Editor of the Reformer,I am a 20 year resident of Putney, retired as Principal at a progressive school in Connecticut, and co-founder of one of the largest organizations in America working for the …

Letter: Support your local hospital nurses

Letter: Vermont needs Brenda Siegel

Letter: Cindy Jerome for Representative

Vermont Digger
165-year-old paper vows to publish despite office fire

WOODSTOCK — A newspaper that has published every week since its founding in 1853 but recently lost its office in a fire has vowed it will publish this week's issue, too.Vermont Standard …

Fence to deter suicides

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Ovation
Magic: Chris Lengyel

On Saturday, 7 p.m., Nothing Up My Sleeves, at Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., #407, Brattleboro. $20 admission tickets at the door. Presented by Chris Lengyel Magic 

Concert: Friday Night Musicales

Concert: Lakou Mizik

Music and conversation about peace

Local sports
Brattleboro, BF Legion baseball teams win Reformer StaffWHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Tyler Millerick belted a two-run triple in the eighth inning and the Brattleboro American Legion baseball team held on for a thrilling 7-6 win over White …
Brow ranked 2nd in Monadnock standings Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Vernon's Solomon Brow is currently ranked second in the Super Stocks point standings at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H. Brattleboro's Pat Houle is sitting …
JSB softball tryouts are Aug. 4 MARLBOROUGH, N.H. — The Junior Swamp Bats will be holding tryouts for their 2019 12U and 14U travel softball teams on Aug. 4 at the Marlborough School Upper Field.The tryout will be run by JSB …
Post 5 outscores Lakes Region 2-1 Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Jeremy Rounds drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to give the Brattleboro American Legion baseball team a 2-1 win over Lakes Region on Wednesday …
Lifestyle
Thom Smith | Nature Watch: A pollinator's paradise thrives at Kimball Farms Today, Jim McCarthy called me and said, "I'm coming to pick you up, I have something to show you." We drove down to our meadow and, lo and behold, we have a meadow in bloom with cosmos, poppies, …
It's too hot to think ... Studies track effects of heat on cognition Man, it's a hot one. And that could mean bad news for your performance at work or school, according to at least four recently published studies.The reports, which examine the effects of air …
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Daylilies - easy to grow, very few problems How are your outhouse daylilies doing? I suspect rather well, since daylilies are among the most reliable plants in home gardens. The outhouse daylily, also known as tawny daylily, goes by the …
What do you do with all that pickle relish? Make biscuits, of course! The summer bash you planned for weeks is over. The trash is picked up and the lawn chairs returned to their rightful places. You sent the leftover salads and desserts home with the people who brought …
National News

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the …

Migrant rescue ship docks in Spain's Mallorca

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish rescue vessel carrying two dead bodies and a survivor from a migrant boat wreck has docked in a Mallorca port after a four-day journey across the …

Africa sees 1st carbon-neutral brewery amid climate concerns

DARLING, South Africa (AP) — A South African brewery is said to be the first in Africa to go carbon-neutral as more businesses across the continent adjust to climate change, and as consumers …

Moving day awaits at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Rose has started his third round of the British Open much earlier than he would have liked.But at least he's still playing.Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, …

Macau takes in 533 dogs after Asia's only race track shuts

BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track.The former Portuguese territory has been the …

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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