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1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING: by Delia Owens. (Putnam)A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.2 CITY OF GIRLS: by Elizabeth Gilbert. (Riverhead)An 89-year-old Vivian Morris …

Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont Taconic Music: Summer chamber music festival's opening concert features Faure's Piano Quartet in C minor and Bernstein's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, with guests Thomas Landschoot (cello), Jon …
The perfect ingredients for a colorful window box There is something to be said about being on an outdoor excursion around here when the weather is nothing but glorious. I'm not talking about a planned trip, like when you arrange to ski knowing your …
Raising the bar on gluten-free ARLINGTON — It took seven years, but Julz Irion accomplished her goal: she created the ideal gluten-free spatzle.Her husband, Marty Irion, is from Germany, and grew up with the original spatzle …
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Magazine focuses on unheard voices BRATTLEBORO — Using the current U.S. Census Bureau standards for what constitutes a "rural" area — 2,500 people or fewer — the town of Brattleboro, officially falls into the urban …
Puppet theater: Keeping a 400-year-old tradition alive BRATTLEBORO — Jana Zeller, a puppeteer and designer, is nearly breathless as she arrives by bicycle for a scheduled interview with the Reformer. She says she has just finished writing a new …
Building historical connections BRATTLEBORO — It used to be known as "36 miles of trouble" — a short-lived rail line that suffered washouts, floods and accidents before the trains stopped running during the Great …
BookMarks: Celebrating Shirley Jackson's legacy If you read Shirley Jackson's 1959 classic, "The Haunting of Hill House" (Penguin, 2004 with an introduction by Laura Miller), it is unlikely that you will accept that next invitation to spend a …
Send in your poetry and prose BRATTLEBORO — Write Action is sponsoring a Poetry & Prose Contest.Send in your best 1500 words or less for prose, fiction or non-fiction. Up to three pieces of writing constitutes a …

The healing power of friendship

NORTH BENNINGTON — Walking up the side of a hill, trampling over the cut grass on a trail, Kendra Coon said the horse named Ghost is one of her favorites. After a few more steps, she admitted …

Baker Street Readers conclude season with 'The Copper Beeches'

BRATTLEBORO — The Baker Street Readers bring their inaugural season to an end with a dramatic reading of "The Adventure of The Copper Beeches" tonight at 7 p.m., at the Hooker-Dunham …

Next Stage will showcase new Craven film

PUTNEY — Next Stage Arts Project presents "Wetware," a new near future film by master filmmaker Jay Craven, as part of its hosted film series, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27. Craven will introduce …

Stone Church Film presents

BELLOWS FALLS — "I envy the Japanese" Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. The new film, "Van Gogh & Japan," explores the little-known story of Vincent's deep dive into Japanese art. Join in …

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BRATTLEBORO — Vermont Theatre Company announces its 30th annual Shakespeare in the Park presentation with "Macbeth," performed June 27 through 30 at the Rotary Stage at Living Memorial Park. … more
NEWFANE — Bard Owl, featuring T. Breeze Verdant and Annie Landenberger, will perform Wednesday, June 26, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Four Columns Inn on West Street.Verdant on guitar, vocals … more
SAXTONS RIVER — Main Street Arts is pulling out all the stops for its third annual Great River Theater Festival, with a mix of the traditional, edgy, comic, dance, social satire and puppets, … more
BRATTLEBORO — What is a cross dresser? What is genderfluid? How does one come to the conclusion that they are either of these? These questions and more are laid out as Vera Wylde details her … more
WILMINGTON — The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Jazz Concert Series continues the season this Saturday at 8 p.m. in Historical Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St.Pianist Chris Bakriges is joined … more
WEST DOVER — The town will offer two outdoor concerts this month on the gazebo on Route 100. The Miles Band will play on Wednesday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Groove Prophet will play on Sunday, … more
WALPOLE, N.H. — Savings Bank of Walpole will again sponsor the annual "Concerts on the Green" summer concert series held on the town green in Walpole.The eight-concert series will kick off this … more
During the week, North Bennington resident Joseph Barese works as a mechanic at Redeemed Repair in North Hoosick. Saturdays are for errands. As for Sundays, those are saved for his 23-year-old … more
Blues and Soul: Acclaimed blues musicians Chris Bergson and Ellis Hooks perform Saturday as part of the Basement Music Series in a show rescheduled from February. Doors open at 7 p.m. Masonic Hall, … more
When I bake bread, I think about seeds — would poppy or sesame go well here as a topping? I contemplate whether the palmful of chia seeds I threw in my smoothie will be too crunchy, too gummy, … more

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