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Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses constituents at the Brattleboro Common on Monday. G. Harkawik
BRATTLEBORO - On Monday, a sizable crowd formed at the Brattleboro Common where around 12:30 pm, Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed constituents to explain what, as chair of the Senate Budget Committee, he aims to accomplish with the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill currently being worked on by...

According to the 2020 census, Dover had the biggest population increase of any town in the area. File photo
By Mike Eldred
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Have Deerfield Valley towns reversed the trend of declining population reported 10 years ago?   
According to recently released 2020 census figures, the population in several Deerfield Valley towns has grown - some towns have experienced substantial...
WHITINGHAM - The Whitingham Selectboard discussed substance misuse, appointed a new board member, and set the sewer rate at their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 25. Cheryl Rusin and Elizabeth McEwen discussed Voices of Hope, an organization that provides resources for and decreases the...
BRATTLEBORO - At sundown on Monday, September 6, Jewish people in Vermont and all over the world will welcome Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year of 5782. Rosh Hashanah begins a sacred period known as the Days of Awe, culminating 10 days later on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Laura Berkowitz,...
BENNINGTON - Congregation Beth El is launching a campaign to gather medical items, diapers, feminine hygiene products, and new clothing items like T-shirts and underpants. They will be shipped to Haiti after Yom Kippur.
Bring these to the synagogue anytime between now and Yom Kippur. If...
WINDHAM - The Wardsboro, Londonderry, and Windham energy committees have teamed up with the nonprofit organization Window Dressers to offer  insulating window inserts at a community build on Friday, November 17, to Tuesday, November 21, at the Windham Meeting House.
During the first week...

A sign at Wahoo’s announces that the restaurant will be closed on Wednesdays for the remainder of its season due to staffing shortages. Lauren Harkawik
VERMONT - Across the Deerfield Valley, businesses, in particular those in the service, retail, and trade industries, are having difficulty finding staff to hire. The crunch has led to several businesses changing their hours, scaling back business at what officials say is the most important time...
BRATTLEBORO - Caucuses for the purpose of organizing Republican town committees in Windham County will be held Thursday, September 9, at 7 pm, Whetstone Church, 28 Birge Street. They will include an announcement from Vermont GOP chair Deb Bilado.
For GOP caucus locations and times in other...
 WILMINGTON - Saturday, August 28, marked the 10-year anniversary of floods caused by Tropical Storm Irene, decimating the business district in Wilmington. This week, some of the people who were instrumental at that time reflected back on what lessons it taught when the next disruption, a global...
DOVER- Police are investigating the recent theft of four catalytic converters from company-owned vehicles at Mount Snow.  
According to Adam White, Vail Resorts Senior Manager of Resort Communications and Marketing for the Northeast Region, the thefts occurred overnight on August 6-7.  ...

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