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Former POW tells of surviving German camp
MARLBORO- On December 31, 1943, Richard Hamilton left his West Brattleboro home and drove his 1940 convertible into town to join the US Army Air Force. He and many like him knew that the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor would call...
READSBORO- The Readsboro Historical Society has opened a new exhibit focusing on Readsboro’s rich WWI history just in time for Veterans Day, which will mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that brought an end to combat in 1918. The new exhibit features community input from...
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Vermont delivered Barack Obama’s second highest margin of victory in the 2008 presidential election, with 67% of Vermonters casting ballots for the president-elect, and 32% voting for his rival John McCain.  In a departure from tradition, most valley towns...
In the last article I asked for letters to the editor or phone calls to me at home with ideas from the public about what might be missing here in the Deerfield Valley in services for seniors. I guess we must be doing pretty well since no one wrote a letter and only one nice lady from Halifax...
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The owners of the Sawyer Mansion in Whitingham called in a team of paranormal investigators after they had a number of ghostly experiences in the house.  The investigators claimed they also had a number of supernatural encounters, including ghostly voices and...
“The Underneath” by Melanie Finn, Two Dollar Radio, 2018
Kay Ward was once an intrepid international journalist in Uganda, writing a story about the atrocities of General Christmas and his child soldiers.  Now she is the mother of two children and the wife of documentary...
Physicist says spirits may frequent Readsboro pub READSBORO - It’s around 4 pm on a breezy autumnal Thursday, and patrons are filing in to the pub at the Readsboro Inn for afternoon drinks. Above the bar, a news station from Albany, NY, plays on the TV, the cadence of news...
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A wind turbine in Searsburg was severely damaged when a a blade hit the tower in high winds.  The strike caused the tower to buckle, sending the nacelle (the gearbox at the top of the tower) crashing to the ground.    Nobody was hurt in the incident, but 40...
“Still Lives” by Maria Hummel Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2018
It’s a gala opening night at the Rocque Museum, featuring the first exhibition in 10 years of the avant-garde feminist Kim Lord. “Still Lives” is a collection of Lord’s self-portraits, each dressed and gorily laid...
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The Hogback Mountain Conservation Association received a $320,000 grant to aid in their effort to preserve almost 600 acres of land around the summits of Hogback Mountain and Mount Olga.  With the grant and several other large donations and grants, the...

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