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Circus program teaches Twin Valley students new tricks

WILMINGTON — Students at Twin Valley Elementary School have been clowning around a lot this week. But it's all in preparation for a big show they will put on at the school Friday at 6 p.m. "We …

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Editorials
Another View: Still dodging the truth on migrant children

The Department of Homeland Security has mistreated migrant children, their parents and the very concept of truth. That, in a nutshell, is the conclusion of the DHS inspector general, who reported …

Another View: GOP's 'angry mob' rhetoric is an assault on democratic norms

Another View: A global coalition of fearmongers

Another View: The Fed isn't 'crazy,' it's just responsible.

Letters
Letter: Those pesky "accommodations"

Editor of the Reformer,Last month I read an article in an AARP bulletin that President Trump wanted those pesky Braille labels removed from the elevators in the Trump Tower when it was under …

Letter: An overdue response to evils of patriarchy

Letter: It takes a community to solve climate crisis

Letter: Coffey a tireless advocate for Guilford, Vernon

Vermont Digger
Panel: legal obstacles make safe injection sites impossible

The Associated PressMONTPELIER — A panel reviewing the operation of supervised injection sites for people to take heroin and other drugs concluded the risk of operating them outweighs any …

Piece of 'Vermont charm' brought back to life

Speedway added to historic places registry

Ovation
Book event: `Screwnomics'

Today, 6 p.m., Rickey Garde Diamond discusses her book based on the economic theory behind why women should always work for less or, even better, for free. Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., …

Photography: Annual Auction

Dance: Contra

Comedy: Ed Smyth

Local sports
Brattleboro boys win on Senior Night BRATTLEBORO — It's hard to say whether the Mount Anthony Union defenders or announcer Bob Bashford had the greatest challenge on Tuesday evening at Tenney Field.The former had to mark Anthony …
Wildcats improve to 13-0 WILMINGTON — The Twin Valley varsity boys soccer team trumped Green Mountain 6-0 on Tuesday to clinch its third consecutive C Division Marble Valley League title.It was the 10th shutout of the …
Bellows Falls girls run away WESTMINSTER — Abby Broadley won Tuesday's cross-country race on her home course in 18:53, leading the Bellows Falls girls team to the Marble Valley League A Division Championship.Stephanie Ager …
Brattleboro boys lose in double overtime WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Brattleboro varsity boys soccer team lost to Hartford 4-3 in double overtime on a penalty kick that was awarded with one minute remaining on Monday."It was a really …
Lifestyle
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 …
Treating phobias: New era in virtual reality therapy Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell …
National News

Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was freed by an appeals judge late Wednesday, a week after she was arrested in an ongoing money laundering investigation.The daughter …

Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new …

EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering …

Taliban target NATO convoy, killing 2 Afghan civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO officials say a bombing targeted a NATO convoy near the capital, Kabul. An Afghan spokeswoman says the attack involved a suicide bomber and killed at …

Candidate: Elections key to countering Afghan conservatism

MAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan (AP) — Hameeda Danesh was locked away at age 13 and beaten daily for six months by uncles who abhorred the thought of her attending school. Now, she's running for a …

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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