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Winter farmers market moving on to a bigger space

BRATTLEBORO — After more than a decade at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden on Main Street, the winter farmers market is on the move. The Brattleboro Winter Farmers Market announced July 4 that …
Editorials
Another View: After stunning news conference, there's a newly crucial job for the American press

It was press conference as national nightmare, summed up succinctly by the BBC on its home page minutes later with this headline: "Trump Sides With Russia Against FBI."And though Monday's joint …

Another View: Region can't rely on oil, coal to meet energy needs

Domestic violence deserves our contempt

Another View: Migrant families' nightmare is far from over

Letters
Letter: School merger is a disaster

Editor of the Reformer,I commend Wayne Estey for his letter to the editor in the July 14 edition of The Reformer regarding the Act 46 boondoggle. He correctly notes, with amusing analogies, that some …

Letter: Hate messages affect everyone

Letter: Biking in West Brattleboro

Letter: Graffiti message needs serious response

Vermont Digger
Lightning strike, fire keep first responders busy

MANCHESTER — First responders here were kept on their toes on Tuesday morning, as a lightning strike and a house fire that also may have been caused by lightning occurred within two hours of …

Half of Vermont towns will see increased property tax rates

Gubernatorial candidate Siegel announces opioid plan

Ovation
Words Project: Roundtable discussion

BRATTLEBORO — "There are only two places in the world where I want to live — Bombay and Brattleboro," author Rudyard Kipling told friend and early Brattleboro chronicler Mary Cabot, …

Artist reception: Nancy Hayes

Ballet: Bolshoi

Dance: Festival

Local sports
39 people participate in Fun Run Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Jessica Marlier, Tim Copeland and Hailey Richards all prevailed at the July 11 Fun Run on Upper Dummerston Road."We again had such a good group of runners, of all …
Millerick, Petrie power Brattleboro on diamond Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Currently ranked second in the Southern Vermont Legion Division with an 11-3 league mark, Brattleboro will host Lake Region (5-9) on Wednesday at Tenney Field at …
Brattleboro 14s win Babe Ruth title Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — Zinabu McNeice shut out Saint Johnsbury for five innings on Sunday at Tenney Field and the Brattleboro 14-year-old Babe Ruth All-Star baseball team prevailed 14-0 to …
Brattleboro 12s denied in Game 3 Reformer StaffBRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro 12-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team lost to Bennington 12-11 in extra innings in Game 3 of the best-of-three District 2 series on …
Lifestyle
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 …
Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health? It is not a secret that spending time in nature is good for you. For years, researchers have been detailing how people who live near green spaces — parks, greenbelts, tree-lined streets, rural …
What's your favorite kitchen gadget? Kitchen gadgets are to cooks like Jimmy Choo shoes are to stylish women — you can never have too many (as our kitchen drawers attest) and there is one you would never be without.
Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Turtle Season - How old is this little guy? Q: On Saturday, June 9, we were riding the rail trail when we were stopped by a kid and dad who had found a baby snapping turtle. All of us were confounded by this as we had just seen the moms …
National News

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts.The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on …

Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where …

Swimmers barely escape before driver crashes into pool

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a group of children and adults in an above-ground pool in Pennsylvania barely managed to get out the way before a car smashed into it.Lehighvalleylive.com …

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago …

Deputy names, other details released in Minnesota shooting

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — More details have been released in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old student in suburban Minneapolis, including the names of the sheriff's deputies involved.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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