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BRATTLEBORO — I don’t like being approached in public (as a reporter, I realize the irony). But I didn’t mind at all when, as I surveyed the s…

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The Reformer-Ukraine connection

Vermont News & Media's three newspapers have a direct connection to people there who continue to work in Ukraine while under siege: Owner Paul Belogour has information technology teams based in Dnepr and Kyiv, Ukraine, which support the online operations of his other businesses, such as Vermont Innovation Box, Vermont Beer Makers and Vermont Real Estate and Development. Send your photos, videos and English-language reports from Ukraine to to share them with Vermonters and other American readers.

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DOVER — Officials and residents are getting ready to meet in person to decide how to pay for…

BENNINGTON — Gas prices are at a record high and Vermonters are feeling the pain at the pump.

BRATTLEBORO — The Town has contracted with LaRock & Son Inc to replace the sidewalk on the west side of South Main Street between Cotton M…

BRATTLEBORO — A group of students from Brattleboro Union High School is holding a feminine product drive for the Women's Freedom Center on Sun…


Health officials on Tuesday encouraged Vermonters to get COVID-19 booster shots right up through Wednesday to protect themselves and others as they travel and visit friends and family for the Thanksgiving holiday. Testing for the virus is also recommended, Health Commissioner Mark Levine sai…


WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A bobcat burst into a home in Vermont on Friday morning and attacked a man before he was able to trap the animal in the bathroom, police said.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Three Norwich University students are facing criminal charges and others are being ticketed for hazing after an investigation into allegations of branding and waterboarding involving the women's rugby team at the private military college, Northfield police said Friday.

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before a pastor hit the gunman on the head with a chair and parishioners hog-tied him with electrical cords.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of committing a racist massacre at a Buffalo supermarket made threating comments that brought police to his high school last spring, but he was never charged with a crime and had no further contact with law enforcement after his release from a ho…

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Aaron Salter was a beloved community member and security guard who knew the shoppers of Tops Friendly Market by name. When they came under attack from a gunman with a rifle, he sprang into action.

BRATTLEBORO — I don’t like being approached in public (as a reporter, I realize the irony). But I didn’t mind at all when, as I surveyed the scene at the first Gallery Walk of the season, a little girl approached me on Elliot Street and pressed a packet of sunflower seeds into my hand. Taped…

BRATTLEBORO — Troupe members from Theatre Adventure, a theater program for individuals with disabilities, has been busy rehearsing for a hybrid show that will take place at the West Village Meeting House.

BRATTLEBORO — There is really only one emoji that you can use to describe Jenna Dolloph’s play on the pitch so far this fall.

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.

A few weeks have gone by since the Brattleboro Select Board decided unanimously to move towards a municipal fire department-based emergency medical services (EMS) system by contracting with Golden Cross for local ambulance service for the next year, ending a long relationship with Rescue Inc.

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