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You can own this historic building for $1

CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — Off of Route 9 sits the center of the town of Chesterfield. Past the town hall, library and across the street from a small post office is a building with a sign: "Own this building $1.00."
Editorials
Trump finds new ways to make the sick pay more

President Donald Trump has announced some new strategies to destabilize the individual health-insurance market, but his misguided objective is the same as ever: to undermine the Affordable Care Act …

Ideas destined to die

Letter: Brattleboro PD - not just arrests, but engagement

Take steps to save your home and your life

Letters
Letter: Shortsighted column

Editor of the Reformer:I find Becca Balint to be shortsighted in her targeting comedians ("Post gender? Not a chance," Oct. 14).I was with Ms. Balint until her attacks. I found it to be beneath the …

Letter: The inner soul of the people?

Letter: Not in favor of the merger

Letter: Let's put the kids first

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4 area grads having college success

BRATTLEBORO — Bellows Falls Union High School graduate Sarah Wells has scored five goals and dished out six assists for the Castleton University field hockey team this season.In recent action, …

Rebels improve to 8-4-1

TOWNSHEND — Matt Emerson played really well to help the Leland & Gray varsity boys soccer team to a 3-1 win over Mill River on Monday.Pat McDonald, Liam Towle and Riley Barton did the …

Cota voted Reformer Athlete of the Week

BRATTLEBORO — Bellows Falls varsity football player Logan Cota received 135 votes to earn Brattleboro Reformer Athlete of the Week honors for Oct. 1-7.The quarterback threw for two touchdowns …

Rutland repels BUHS girls

BRATTLEBORO — Both varsity girls soccer teams took a dozen shots on goal during Rutland's 2-1 victory over Brattleboro."It could have been a much higher scoring game with a possible win for …
Lifestyle

Thom Smith: Stop! Don't touch that fuzzy, white caterpillar

Q: When I walk around my gardens, I frequently see a hairy white caterpillar, about 1 1/4" long. It has a tiny black bead-like head and a row of tiny black triangle-like marks down its back. …

Ron Kujawski: Time to plant wonderful, multi-purpose garlic

Garlic is perhaps the most useful of vegetables. It is a key ingredient in all cuisines; it has medicinal properties; it wards off vampires; and it can help clear a crowded room in no time at all. …

UVM enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortar

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Pledges by college students to eschew drugs and alcohol are old hat. Now they're meditating, working out, practicing yoga, eating healthfully, and at least one school, the …

Pumpkin spice and everything nice? Depends on who you ask ...

Perhaps nothing marks fall better than the turning leaf colors, cooler nights, shorter days, and pumpkin spice? Hmmm. If it seems like pumpkin pie spice, better known popularly by its widely …
Ovation

Concert: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

At Next Stage, Oct. 13. Bluesman Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22 in advance at nextstagearts.org. , $25 at the door, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney PUTNEY — Bluesman Jerron "Blind …

Art exhibit: Leonard Ragouzeos

Display of eight ink large and small paintings/drawings on Yupo paper by Leonard Ragouzeos in Gallery in the Woods, Main St., Brattleboro. Up until Oct. 26.

Photographic: Exhibition

"Brent Seabrook: The Vermont Farmwork Project" at Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St, Brattleboro. Photos of farm work, farm workers and the work place on Vermont farm on view through Oct. …

Art Reception: Lauren Olitski

Opening reception on Oct. 6, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for Lauren Otlitski's "Figure 1993-2017," figure paintings at 118 Gallery, 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Call 802-257-2757 for information"Figure …
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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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