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BRATTLEBORO — Keeping your shopping dollars local during the holiday season not only supports local businesses and their employees, it also helps a community remain vibrant and responsive to …

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Editorials
Another View: Latest account of journalist death shocking in its audacity

The new account of Jamal Khashoggi's death offered by Saudi Arabia on Thursday was shocking in its audacity. Having previously acknowledged that the journalist was the victim of premeditated murder, …

Another View: Democrats turn from resistance to opposition

Another View: Trump's imaginary immigrant crisis

Another View: Don't stand in the way of fetal tissue research

Letters
Letter: Consider a non-violent Thanksgiving

Editor of the Reformer:While President Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercize that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance.And …

Letter: School consolidation is voter suppression

Letter: An obligation to sustain local food production

Letter: Theatre to continue dialogue with community

Ovation
Puppetry: Sandglass Theater

"When I Put on Your Glove," by Shoshana Bass.Nov. 23 and 24, 7:30 p.m., 17 Kimball Hill, Putney. Tickets are $16 students/senior; $18 general; $25 for supporters. Reservations at 802-387-4051.This …

Artist reception: Liz Guzynski

Artist reception: Ailyn Hoey

Workshop: Fear of singing

Local sports
Championship Challenge BRATTLEBORO — When Bellows Falls varsity field hockey players rode through their hometown on a fire truck on Nov. 3, it was the 30th time an area team had celebrated a state championship during …
Rideout plays in Smith College's opener BRATTLEBORO — Freshman Kyra Rideout scored four points, grabbed two rebounds and also had a steal in 12 minutes of action during her debut with the Smith College women's basketball team on …
Kapral to play hoops at Saint Michael's BRATTLEBORO — Vermont Academy senior Ani Kapral, of Dummerston, has committed to playing basketball at Division 2 Saint Michael's College on an athletic scholarship. "I chose Saint Mike's for …
Bullock qualifies for Nationals in Wisconsin BRATTLEBORO — Delaney Bullock, of Newfane, placed 22nd out of over 400 girls in last weekend's Division 3 New England Regional cross-country meet.The Bowdoin College freshman also qualified for …
Lifestyle
Happy Peanut Butter Fudge Day! National Peanut Butter Fudge Day is Tuesday. And what's not to love? Peanut butter ... fudge ... sweet creaminess melting on your tongue ...According to the National Peanut Board website, ancient …
A braised ragu is perfect for late fall It's cold, your body is telling you to bulk up, and the wind is blowing so hard in North Adams shingles are falling off people's roofs. It's time for one of my favorite easy meals: A slow braise with …
Health Take-Away: Vaginal birth after a cesarean section? All parents hope for the perfect childbirth experience. Yet, nature sometimes interferes and a cesarean section becomes necessary to ensure the safety of the mother or infant. A generation ago, women …
Appendix removal is linked to lower risk of Parkinson's WASHINGTON — Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe in the appendix.People who had their appendix removed …
National News

USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigns

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigned Friday, the latest high-profile departure for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry …

Services held for 2 victims of Southern California massacre

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Memorial services have been held for two victims of the mass shooting at a Southern California country bar.Marine Corps veteran Daniel Manrique was remembered …

US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said Friday. The …

Georgia law enforcement helicopter crashes in Alabama river

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say divers have recovered the fuselage of a Georgia law enforcement helicopter that crashed into a river in Alabama, but they have spotted no signs of …

China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions …

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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