Brattleboro’s Morningside Cemetery, touted a century ago for what was once the state’s tallest monument, is moving into the present this Memorial Day by adding “green” and Muslim burial options.
Author: Kevin O'Connor
In downtown Brattleboro, crimes are fast — and the selectboard response slow
A recent armed robbery sparked local headlines exactly a year after residents, seeing the number of burglaries nearly double from 2021 to 2022, first asked municipal leaders for security measures yet to be taken.
Brattleboro launches Emergency Housing Response Team as motel program ends
“There are no great answers here, and we don’t truly know what to expect,” said a local leader in a town that shelters one of every 10 Vermonters who use state vouchers.
As Brattleboro studies a takeover, communities that run ambulances warn about costs
In Vermont cities and towns with their own emergency medical services, taxpayers must subsidize as much as two-thirds of spending after insurance collection.
Brattleboro Union High to retire its ‘Colonel’ for a new student-chosen nickname
The school’s nearly 800 ninth through 12th graders will propose and pick a new moniker this month to end decades of conflicting opinion about the Civil War symbol.
What’s in a name? Brattleboro Union High’s ‘Colonel’ sparks a Civil War of opinion.
After years of debate, the school is poised to drop its longtime moniker, which morphed from its 1950 Union origins to a more recent “Pride of the South” Confederate mascot.
Brattleboro to seek public input on future of town emergency medical services
Municipal leaders are set to hold a series of monthly meetings as they study a long-term plan for ambulance coverage.
Windham County’s EMS provider to take over for cash-strapped New Hampshire neighbor
The Brattleboro-based Rescue Inc. will assume emergency medical services for the R.J. DiLuzio Ambulance Service of Keene, New Hampshire, which serves a number of towns and has been wrestling with a $648,965 federal tax bill.
Bernie Sanders’ mitten maker spins a new yarn: a surprisingly raw, revealing memoir
“When everything else is falling apart, sewing is how I put it back together,” Vermonter Jen Ellis writes in a new book about healing after childhood abuse, homophobia, infertility and the fray of internet fame.
The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame’s inaugural para-athlete inspires a nice story. This isn’t it.
Bob Molinatti could spin a heart-coddling tale about how he grew up as a runner, only to injure his spinal cord and become a pioneering wheelchair racer. But as his resulting national broadcasting career attests, he’d rather toss the script and tell it like it is.