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BRATTLEBORO — A group of people rallied at Pliny Park to support reproductive rights as part of the Bans Off Our Bodies Day of Action on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to a M…

BRATTLEBORO — Dick DeGray and Greg Worden string up the lights around the holiday tree in Pliny Park on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. The tree will b…

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MONTPELIER — To relieve some of the pressure on Vermont hospitals caused by a combination of factors, including COVID-19, the state is opening 80 beds at long-term care and rehabilitation facilities, said Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith.

There has been extensive media attention over the past week devoted to mixing of COVID-19 vaccines and booster injections. As expected, those individuals in test trials that received a mix of vaccine types or additional shots have shown no adverse events. The vaccines are safe and interchang…

DOVER — Establishments in Dover will no longer need to require masks as they had before as part of the ski resort town’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Note from Dr. Moss Linder, Grace Cottage Family Health: This month, I’ve offered this space to a patient who would like share her experience with Long COVID. Research into Long COVID, also called Long-Haul COVID, is just beginning and there are no definitive answers about how to diagnose or …

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Forest Service veteran who got his start at Lake Tahoe working as a seasonal range technician while earning his degree at the University of Nevada, Reno has been named the new supervisor of the agency‘s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.

DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Students in Danville will soon be deciding on the school's new nickname, after the school board voted in March to end the use of the “Indians” following hours of testimony from students, teachers, alumni and community members.

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's Vice President, Constantino Chiwenga, who is also the health minister, says the southern African country has recorded the omicron variant, making it the fifth African country to report its presence after Botswana, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria.

While all eyes are on the new and little-understood omicron variant, the delta form of the coronavirus isn't finished wreaking havoc in the U.S., sending record numbers of patients to the hospital in some states, especially in the Midwest and New England.

As actors rehearsed their lines for the upcoming show, “Beauty and the Beast,” at the New England Youth Theatre in Brattleboro crew members were hard at work building props and making costumes. The show opens to the public on Dec. 9.

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.

CASTLETON — This year’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game between the top graduated seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire is being held on Saturday, Aug. 7, with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium.

    BRATTLEBORO -- Effective November 14 at 10 p.m. the Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department will be suspending all recreational sports programs, including organized and/or informal recreational youth and adult league sports, practices, games, and the opening of the Nelson Withington Skat…

    BRATTLEBORO — Fast. Dangerous. Accurate. Clutch. Consistent.Those might be the best ways to describe each of the Brattleboro Reformer's five athlete of the week nominees, which include one …

    BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro varsity football team's 13-game winning streak came to a sudden end on Friday night.The defending state champion Colonels, who ran the table last season and were …

    THETFORD — Bellows Falls junior Abby Broadley won the girls 5k cross-country race at Thetford in a time of 20:00 on Thursday.Stephanie Ager (3rd), Lily Ware (5th) Molly Hodsden (7th) and …

    TOWNSHEND — The Brattleboro varsity boys soccer team won its third straight game, defeating Leland & Gray 5-1 on Thursday.Riley Barton poked a shot past BUHS goalie Paul McGillion to give …

    BRATTLEBORO — The Three Mask-eteers?Wearing facial coverings, Josh Curtis, Thad Sawyer and Trinley Warren all caught a touchdown pass as the Brattleboro varsity 7-on-7 touch football team …

    Seasons come and seasons go, but scammers are here to stay. Holiday season scams will be closely followed by winter scams, followed by Valentine’s Day scams. Entering the month of December brings a renewed effort by scammers. Here are two returning scams of the season.

    Since mid-July, a legislative task force has been taking a hard look at Vermont’s education funding system. In many ways, we have one of the most equitable school-finance models in the country. Our statewide Education Fund establishes a shared commitment to raise the revenues we need, year a…

    When I was a kid the holiday season meant extra hours at The Book Cellar, the bookstore at 120 Main St. that my family owned. We would hire an additional holiday team, we would stock countless copies of the Vermont Life calendar, and Archer Mayor’s newest book would surely be the top seller.…

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