Brattleboro

Vermont ski jump finds it’s a small world after all

Brattleboro’s weekend Harris Hill competition drew a slate of global athletes who said they best knew the state as the home of Bernie Sanders.

Brattleboro school protest targets U.S. education secretary

More than 100 Brattleboro Union High School students and staffers rallied Friday against the newly appointed Betsy DeVos.

$60M Brattleboro interstate bridge to open in March

The state Agency of Transportation pegs March 13 as the day when northbound traffic will begin traveling over a new, long-delayed I-91 bridge.

Vermont ski jump rides the roller coaster of climate change

Brattleboro’s nearly century-old Harris Hill, the state’s only Olympic-size venue, is juggling nature and snowmaking technology as it prepares for its weekend competition.

Vermont Community Fund Announces Funding Available for Brattleboro-Area Projects

News Release — Vermont Community Foundation February 14, 2017 Contact: Lauren Bruno Program and Grants Associate The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-2255 ext. 222 Funding is now available for Brattleboro-area projects and organizations through the Crosby-Gannett Fund and the Dunham-Mason Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The two funds were established at the Community Foundation […]

26th Annual Women’s Film Festival is March 10-19 in Brattleboro

News Release — Women’s Freedom Center Feb. 13, 2017 Contact: Women’s Freedom Center 802-257-­7364 WHEN: March 10 to 19, 2017 WHERE: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT The 26th Annual Women’s Film Festival, a Women’s Freedom Center fundraiser, will present 40 films, documentaries, romances, thrillers, and comedies, from around the world directed […]

Vermont domino event spurs a multimedia chain reaction

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center’s “toppling extravaganza” will mark its 10th year Monday.

Drugs suspected as three die in Brattleboro

In two separate incidents Monday, emergency crews found two men dead and one woman who would later die. The deaths are under investigation.

BMC Chamber Music Series Continues Feb. 24 with Musicians from Marlboro

News Release — Brattleboro Music Center Feb. 8, 2017 Contact: Carmelle Druchniak [email protected] 603-785-8027 BRATTLEBORO, VT – February 8, 2017 – The Brattleboro Music Center’s Chamber Music Series continues Friday, February 24, with a performance by Musicians from Marlboro. The concert is scheduled for 7:30 pm at the Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St, Brattleboro. […]

Defendant calls for dismissal in GAW Miners bitcoin lawsuit

(This article by Bob Audette was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer on Feb. 2, 2017.) BRATTLEBORO — The remaining defendant in a bitcoin scheme that allegedly defrauded millions of dollars from thousands of investors is once again asking a federal judge to dismiss the case. According to documents filed on Jan. 23 in the […]

Vermont mayors prioritize lake cleanup, law enforcement, economic development

The coalition is asking the state provide an 80 percent match to municipalities for water quality improvements.

Vermont artist Wolf Kahn wins U.S. State Department honor

In one of the last acts of the Obama administration, the 89-year-old Brattleboro painter has received the International Medal of Arts for sharing his work with American embassies.

Brattleboro settles solar suit, joins net-metering project at closed landfill

Editor’s note: This article by Chris Mays was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 12, 2017. BRATTLEBORO — Ending its legal battle with NextSun Energy, the town is now entering into a net-metering agreement with a different solar company. Brattleboro will join other local municipalities and school districts in purchasing net-metering credits from […]

Runamok Maple buys Bascom Maple Farms’ candy and cream plant

The Cambridge-based buyer produces speciality maple products. Bascom Maple, in Brattleboro, will continue to operate the rest of its vast maple business.