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Food, tricks and tunes lined up for 2nd year

WEST DUMMERSTON — Eleven food vendors and trucks, plus a full entertainment lineup, are returning for a second year at the New England Street Food Festival on Saturday at Kampfires Campground …

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3 Must-See Spots in Brattleboro

3 Must-See Spots in Brattleboro

3 Must-See Spots in Brattleboro

Josh and Beth visit three of Brattleboro's hottest places to eat, drink, take in a show, or just lay back and relax. For information on how to be featured in this video series, please contact

Another View: Protest is as American as football. Why does Trump not get it?

The tang of fall is nearly in the air. The summer is all but over. Football season is here. Are you ready for some . . . culture war? This war may feel unending, but it only began a little more than …

Another View: Women keep close watch on Kavanaugh

Another View: Lifting up the poor

Another View: Trump neglected Puerto Rico, but he didn't forget about it

Letter: All candidates' views should be heard

Editor of the Reformer,Vermont has always prided itself on its freedom; Freedom and Unity is her Motto. This election season Vermont's Founding Fathers would be very disappointed. In this election …

Letter: Follow the money in voter decisions

Letter: Letter headline was misleading

Letter: Lt. Governor needs to be looped in

Vermont Digger
Court upholds Bennington man's conviction

BENNINGTON — The Vermont Supreme Court has denied a Bennington man's appeal of his 2016 conviction for lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.Jeremy Amidon, 40, who was sentenced to 2 to 4 …

Vanity Fair writer talks Trump in Vt.

Advocates push for lead and PFAS testing in schools

Author event: Ann Braden

Saturday, Sept. 15, 4 p.m., at Bartleby's Books, 17 W. Main St., Wilmington, Braden to read, discuss and sign "The Benefits of Being an Octopus," For information, call 802-464-5425, or visit …

Comedy: Harmony Underground

Fair: Wellness

Author event: Rick Winston

Local sports
Merritt, Guadalupe are Oklahoma bound BRATTLEBORO — Colby Merritt and Brianna Guadalupe will be competing in the Morgan Grand National and World Championship Horse Show in Oklahoma City on Oct. 6-13.Both riders train and compete …
Storm teams win 4 of 5 BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Storm U9 soccer team topped Westfield, Mass. 5-0. Ethan Braden finished with a hat trick and one assist to lead the winners. Seamus Bald tallied twice for the …
Field to be dedicated to Gouin BRATTLEBORO — Thirty years after Claude Gouin threw a touchdown pass to Bill Holiday to lead the Brattleboro varsity football team to a 12-6 win over Rutland, they teamed up once again.The duo …
BUHS field hockey team trumps MAU BENNINGTON — Kalin Noble scored with 38 seconds left in regulation, assisted by reigning Reformer Athlete of the Week Gracie Frost, to give the Brattleboro varsity field hockey team a 1-0 …
Welcome fall with these season-inspired treats Fall officially arrives this Saturday at exactly 9:54 p.m. EDT. And while only a few trees have started turning, temperatures have been pretty warm and muggy, and that cold crisp air is still absent, …
Starting, or returning to, a fitness routine? Don't overdo it. It's September, which means gyms, golf courses and sports clubs are full of new participants using the beginning of the school year as a reason to jump-start their fitness goals, and old clients …
Grab the Tums ... it's time for The Big E This time of year, it's all about fairs and fair food. Hamburgers. Corn dogs. Cotton candy. Fried bread dough. A bacon cheeseburger on a glazed doughnut ... say what?"We make an effort to bring food …
It's harvest season! Try marinating tomatoes for seriously good flavor Let's get this out of the way right now: I'm not sad summer is ending. It's harvest season! Right now at your farmers market, you'll find mid-summer fruit and vegetables next to later-season stuff …
National News

Too soon? Fans find Red Sox division title banner in street

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have not clinched this year's American League East division championship, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally …

Lawmaker: US Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.Sen. Ron …

The Latest: 8 Virginia tornadoes linked to Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local):6:10 p.m.The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of eight tornadoes …

Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week launched Wednesday on a note of optimism with news that sales have reached pre-crisis levels.The Italian Fashion Chamber says sales are expected to reach 90 …

Teen killed in dramatic natural gas explosions laid to rest

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of the lone victim of last week's dramatic series of natural gas explosions and fires north of Boston on Wednesday.Some 300 …

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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