Battle of Bennington: A historic revival

BENNINGTON — Jonah Spivak would like to see his obsession with the Battle of Bennington evolve into a comparable victory — in economic terms — for the modern-day town."I've always …

Keeping a print legacy alive Editor's note: In connection with its production of "Water, Water Everywhere," a drama set in a small-town newsroom, Oldcastle Theatre Company is exhibiting work by North Bennington photographer …
Bookmarks: A story of belief and family ties Yale Tishman is a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, but it may eventually take its place in literary memory next to Nick Adams, Nick Carroway, Holden Caulfield and the rest of the …
How goats in China cause smog in LA MANCHESTER — Tatiana Schlossberg acknowledges it's easy to feel helpless or depressed when confronting the enormity of climate change and the global economic systems that perpetuate it. That …
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Taking the town 'to the world' BRATTLEBORO — One of the last empty spaces in the Brooks House will soon be host to what two local musicians are calling "a joyous chaos.""I've lived across the United States and never have I …
Five events not to miss in Windham County Brattleboro Music Center: The Blanche Moyse Chorale presents a program of four cantatas by J.S. Bach, dedicated to the memory of beloved baritone Sanford Sylvan, on Friday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, …
Tina Weikert: Amid fall and frost, life finds a way BONDVILLE — Certainly, some mystical, magical events should begin with sightings of a butterfly. Or if not a butterfly, at least a nectary flower, a variety to make heads turn in search of its …
Q&A: Poet talks favorite books, reading on her porch Growing up in eastern Massachusetts, Rage Hezekiah was never far from the ocean. "Living with and around bodies of water has always been a significant part of my life," she recently said by phone.Her …
Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont, week of Oct. 12 Bluegrass: Grammy-nominated fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and mandolinist Dave Goldenberg perform at the Union Underground at 10 p.m Saturday, 4928 Main St., Manchester Center. Ages 21 and over, …

Jazz musicians Payton, Aimee to perform

BRATTLEBORO — Award-winning jazz musicians Nicholas Payton and Cyrille Aimee Duo will perform at The Vermont Jazz Center at 72 Cotton Mill Hill at 8 p.m. Payton, a Grammy winner, will perform …

Brattleboro Literary Festival to explore questions of identity

BRATTLEBORO — Authors and readers will explore questions of personal, cultural and national identity at the 18th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival, scheduled for Oct. 17 to 20 in and around …

19th-century Brattleboro author to be honored with marker

BRATTLEBORO — When the Brattleboro Literary Festival kicks off next weekend, it will honor the legacy of the town's literary past, and one of its most acclaimed authors. At 11 a.m. on Thursday, …

The many shades of being black in a white state

BRATTLEBORO — When University of Vermont professor Emily Bernard talks about being black in the second whitest state in the nation, she often surprises people by starting with the positives."I …

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