BRATTLEBORO — People attend the Brattleboro Farmers Market on a recent Saturday afternoon. The summer market off Western Avenue is open Saturd…
GUILFORD — A new roadside marker at the Welcome Center on Interstate 91 recognizes the first known African American poet in the United States …
Shanta Lee Gander, of Brattleboro, Vt., reads a poem written by Lucy Terry Prince, considered the nation’s first African American poet(,) during an event to honor the new historic site marker of the couple at the Vermont Welcome Center, in Guilford, Vt., on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.
Community members and local officials gather at the Vermont Welcome Center, in Guilford, Vt., on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, to honor the new historic site marker for Lucy Terry Prince, considered the nation’s first African American poet, and her husband Abijah Prince.
As the temperatures drop, park maintenance workers with the Brattleboro Recreation Department prepare the ice at the Nelson Withington Skating Facility as they plan to have it open to the public by Saturday, Oct. 23. The first public ice skating will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.