Safety and security concerns arose at a meeting called to discuss the move of a cold-weather overnight shelter from a downtown church to a campus that hosts schools and nonprofits.
News Release — Vermont Community Foundation August 16, 2017 Contact: Lauren Bruno Program and Grants Manager The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-2255 ext. 222 Suggested Tweet: #Funding is available for Brattleboro-Area projects through @VermontCF – Deadline 10/11 at 5pm #npvt Learn more: ow.ly/2ypi30esaqx Funding is now available for Brattleboro-area projects and organizations through the Crosby-Gannett […]
Increasing demand and decreasing space spurred Groundworks Collaborative to move a seasonal overflow shelter to the former Austine School campus.
News Release — Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival August 2, 2017 Contact: Jaimie Scanlon 802-579-8545 [email protected] Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival announces new grant funding, expanded programming, upcoming events Brattleboro, VT—The organizing committee of the Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival–BrattRock–is the recipient of two new grants which will support plans for continuing and expanded programming in 2018. The […]
Motorcycle-riding business evaluators came to town Wednesday as part of their weeklong trek to hear entrepreneurs make the case for investment to expand their businesses.
A 20- to 25-unit apartment building is proposed at the former Austine School campus. It would house residents still living in a flood-prone area that was damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.
Four schools in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts have agreed to create an education and training consortium meant to boost the green economy in the wake of the nuclear plant’s closure.
Executive director Michael Helmstadter responds to claims he had a “vendetta” against New England Center for Circus Arts founders Elsie Smith and Serenity Smith Forchion.
News Release — The Gathering Place July 18, 2017 Contact: Mary Fredette www.gatheringplacevt.org 802-254-6559 [email protected] The Gathering Place Expansion Brattleboro Area Adult Day Services dba The Gathering Place has proudly served seniors, adults with disabilities and their families in Windham County and the surrounding areas since 1989. In 2013, The Gathering Place added Home Care […]
“Due to the impact of the sudden withdrawal of students and demands for refunds … NECCA is on the verge of closing its doors within a week,” the board wrote to coaches and the fired co-founders.
Town officials say they won’t try to enact a ban due to free-speech concerns. But they are looking at other possible solutions including an outreach team and a jobs program.
An offer was extended to return founders Elsie Smith and Serenity Smith Forchion to the non-profit organization. Smith and Forchion were fired by the board last Monday.
Half of the apartments at a former motel will be set aside for the chronically homeless, with services provided on site.
Students and parents are contacting the organization requesting refunds from camps, classes and fall programs because of staff departures and the dismissal of the founders.