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A long family tradition of philanthropy

BRATTLEBORO — Thompson House, administered under the Brattleboro Mutual Aid Association, traces its origins back to 1904, when it was opened as a training school for the nurses of the …

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4 Great Spots for Health and Fitness

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4 Great Spots for Health and Fitness

Beth and Josh visit four locations around Brattleboro that are perfect for keeping you healthy and in-shape. For information on how to be featured in this video series, please contact

Another View: An election that goes way beyond policy issues

With about two weeks to go before the midterms that could strip President Donald Trump of the protection a Republican House and Senate afford him, Trump has returned to his favorite hits - mocking …

Another View: The exploding de cit

Another View: Voters want more health care; women want more Democrats

Another View: Still dodging the truth on migrant children

Your Thanks: Brattleboro Literary Festival

Editor of the Reformer,Much thanks to the volunteers and organizers of this year's Brattleboro Literary Festival. What other small town can boast of such a high quality and free event? I especially …

Your Thanks: Latchis birthday celebration

Letter: Keep the heat in this winter

Letter: Turner cares about southern Vermont

Vermont Digger
Cable and telecom groups sue Vermont

BURLINGTON — A group of national cable and telecommunications organizations have sued Vermont over a new law and an executive order signed by Gov. Phil Scott requiring internet providers who do …

Panel: legal obstacles make safe injection sites impossible

Piece of 'Vermont charm' brought back to life

Festival: Voodoo Fest

Day-long (and into the night) Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m to ?, Voodoo activities at Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. NECCA, face painting costume contes live music and …

Author event: Rick Winston

Photography: Annual Auction

Dance: Contra

Local sports
Bears best Rebels, 4-2 TOWNSHEND — The Leland & Gray boys varsity soccer team honored six seniors Friday evening as they played in their final regular season game against Stratton Mountain School.Rebel seniors …
Bobwhites run over Colonels BRATTLEBORO — On a night when many people were talking about where they would go if they won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, Brattleboro's defensive players only had one destination in …
Wildcats cap off perfect regular season WILMINGTON — On Senior Night, the Twin Valley varsity boys soccer team topped Arlington 2-0 to finish the regular season undefeated.Logan Boyd made three saves to earn his 11th shutout of the …
Rebels capture MVL title TOWNSHEND — The Leland & Gray varsity boys soccer team outscored Otter Valley 4-2 on Thursday to capture the Marble Valley League's B Division Championship.Riley Barton tallied twice for …
Ah-h-h-h c-h-o-o! Plagued with allergies? New fixes, tips can help If you're like me, you're spending portions of your day rubbing your eyes and blowing your nose. It's fall, which means ragweed is releasing pollen into the air — and people with ragweed …
Great-tasting options for gluten-free guests No more bread, pasta, cake, beer and junk food?No more going out to eat?A celiac disease diagnosis, marked by a severe, negative reaction to gluten, can feel like a part of your life is ending, said …
Pick too many apples? Use up your apple haul with puff pastry treats The internet is buzzing with apple-picking photos this time of year. People, what are you doing with all those apples after the adorable selfies have been taken and you're back at home with 25 pounds …
Turn up the comfort with no-fuss dumplings There is nothing like a pot of fragrant soup or stew simmering all day in a Dutch oven on the stove top or slow cooker to warm you up on a cool, crisp fall day. Soups and stews …
National News

Pakistani dies after immolation to protest police bribery

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say a rickshaw driver who set himself on fire to protest police demands for bribes, has died of severe burns in Karachi.Mohammad Khalid died on …

Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years

Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child.The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick …

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. MIGRANTS PUSH DEEPER INTO MEXICOThe caravan swells to an estimated 5,000 after many Honduran …

US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of Asia

TOKYO (AP) — A top U.S. energy official said Monday that Asia is the center of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports.U.S. …

Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charity

CHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.The Powerball jackpot also has climbed. It's up to an estimated …

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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