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Passersby pull two men from fiery crash in Vernon

VERNON — Passersby rescued a pair of men from a fiery crash on Route 142 Friday evening around 6:30."The vehicle was fully engulfed within three minutes after the crash," Vernon Fire Chief Todd …
Editorials
Our Opinion: A new facility for a world-class department

It's been a good week for the Brattleboro Police Department, with its transition from the Municipal Offices on Main Street to its new facility on Black Mountain Road running smoothly.Last Friday, the …

Bullying at the border hurts Vermont

Agenda of New Hampshire's governor leaves some people scratching their heads

Our opinion: An exceptional bridge for a spectacular view

Letters
Letter: Let the land heal

Editor of the Reformer:Some environmentalists, in reference to the current practices of factory farming, over-fishing, and methods for energy extraction such as fracking, have called the western …

Letter: Vermont colleges stand united in defense of Dreamers

Letter: An orangerific idea?

Letter: Where is the editor?

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Bellows Falls stickers remain undefeated

WESTMINSTER — Reaghan Baldasaro had a hat trick to propel the Bellows Falls varsity field hockey team to a 5-0 victory over Hartford on Thursday.The Terriers took a 2-0 lead to the break and …

Sox-Yankees voted a favorite rivalry

BRATTLEBORO — There was a rare tie in a recent Twitter poll as Duke-UNC men's basketball and Yankees-Red Sox each got 42 percent of the vote regarding which rivalry game my followers look …

Homecoming Weekend

Saturday's actionGirls soccer — Springfield (2-5) at Brattleboro (0-5), 10 a.m.Cross country — Brattleboro at Manchester, N.H., 10 a.m.Boys soccer — Woodstock (2-1-2) at Brattleboro …

Wells, Linder, Buedinger, Lozito having success

BRATTLEBORO — Bellows Falls Union High School graduate Sarah Wells has already scored three goals and dished out two assists for the Castleton University field hockey team.The junior forward …
Lifestyle

Opioid problem cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4.Those …

New cookbook: Make your own sausage

"Laws are like sausages — it is better not to see them being made," according to Otto von Bismarck, a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890. Not so, and the newly published 4th …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Watch: Black-eyed Susans make gardens pop in the fall

We really don't need the calendar to let us know that autumn begins this coming, Friday, Sept. 22. Yellowed and browned leaves of bearded iris and daylilies, red and purple spots on the foliage of disease-ridden peonies, and faded flowers and …

Thom Smith | Naturewatch: Planting a pollinator garden is a very wise idea

So much is being said about insect pollinators lately, especially the honey bees, bumblebees and other bees numbering something like 20,000 species worldwide. Pollinators also include many flies, a variety of beetles, our lovely butterflies and …
Ovation

Film: `Rembrandt - Master Works'

7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Opera House, The Square, today. Talk back to follow film. $10 per person at rampartstickets.com or at the door. For information, call 603-313-0052Rembrandt - Master …

Author event: Namaya

"Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida" by poet and storyteller Namaya with stories of hardware stores and life in southern Vermont. Friday, 6 to 6:30 p.m., Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., Brattleboro  …

Library: Birthday bash

On Saturday, celebrating 50 years at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Children's activities and events from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit brookslibraryvt.org for schedule of eventsKids' celebration, 10 a.m. to noon.10:30 a.m. Seriously …

Art reception: Deborah Lazar

A reception for the artist at Restaurant at Burdick's, 47 Main St., Walpole, N.H., on Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. for "PAINTINGS: Memories Rekindled, Forgotten Things, Familiar Places"PUTNEY — Local painter Deborah Lazar presents "PAINTINGS: …
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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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Andy's Journey: The Struggles Through ALS

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