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The main impact in terms of short-term weather for southern Vermont will involve a warm frontal passage very early Wednesday morning. This will produce a period of icing which could affect travel Wednesday morning before ice changes to rain. Thereafter, we have a confusing stew of frontal ...
Bingo Night returns to Compass School. For more information about Bingo Night or about the Global Connections program or Compass School, call 802-463-2525 or email info@compass-school.org. Originally published in The Commons issue #452 (Wednesday, March 28, 2018). This story appeared on page B3.

On March 2, the Vermont House passed a bill that gives law enforcement free rein to encroach upon all drivers' civil liberties, allowing saliva testing in routine traffic stops, including sobriety checkpoints, based solely on a police officer's suspicion with no defined objective criteria. The Senate Committee ...
Vermont dogs and wolf-hybrids 6 months and older must be licensed on or before April 2 (There is a one-day grace period this year because April 1, the usual date, falls on Sunday). Renewal licenses may be obtained in person at the Town Clerk's office, through the mail, or online at www.brattleboro.org.
As members of the Windham County Legislative Delegation representing towns in WSESU, we thank our students for their resolve and solidarity in taking action to promote commonsense legislation to prevent gun violence. We hear your voices calling out for action and want you to know: We're listening.
The group then conserved the land with the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, protecting it from subdivision and ... "This step furthers our partnership and commitment to stewarding this ridgeline, an important resource for Windham County and southeast Vermont.".

The WRC serves all of Windham County, the Bennington County towns of Readsboro, Searsburg, and Winhall, and the Windsor County town of Weston. The Windham Regional Plan provides guidance for change and development in this 27-town region, and it establishes the basis for much of the ...
The event will help raise funds for the final restoration phase of the Historical Society of Windham County's 1880 Newfane Railroad Station and West River Railroad ... Already, the Society has received requests to visit the new museum from school groups and railroad and Vermont history enthusiasts.
Lt. Jessica Fellows, of the Windham County Sheriff's Office, said they recently conducted a lock-down drill and safety assessment at a local school. She acknowledged that local emergency responders do have an advantage because of preparedness routines established during the operation of ... Vermont Yankee schools
I am writing this after a drab, gray, and very unsettling spell of February weather, including a 70-degree day -- part of a disturbing trend toward perpetual weather weirdness. Six towns in Windham County will be considering a town meeting resolution sponsored by 350 Vermont, making it clear that ...
If you'd like to share this story on your website, please feel free to do so with credit to The Commons and a link back to commonsnews.org. A particular man in Hollywood is not The Problem. A particular politician is not The Problem. The Problem is all around us, affecting all of us. It is every time a girl is not ...
Prizes for best costumes have been contributed by the Shea Theater and event sponsor, the River Valley Co-op, as well as other area restaurants and performance venues, including Great Falls Harvest, Hope and Olive, Magpie, Elmer's, Iron Horse Music Hall, Gateway City Arts, and the Vermont Jazz ...
Keelan has conducted orchestras throughout the world and is currently the conductor of the Windham Orchestra. He has collaborated with the great artists of our times, including Solti, Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Shura Cherkassky, Maurice Sendak, and Tom Stoppard. He is planning a work based on Richard ...
Another difference from the late-week period is that clouds will be slowly increasing as a frontal boundary approaches southern Vermont. By Sunday morning, we should see a period of showery weather taking up residence, although high temperatures will still be mild and reaching the low to mid 40s with ...
BRATTLEBORO—Fourteen artists from the SouthEast Hub of the Vermont Pastel Society are showing selected original pastels in the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital corridor between the main building and the Richards wing. The artists are David Brown, Carol Corliss, Monica Hastings, Lesley Heathcote, ...
An all-girls, student-run a cappella group, Spiralia singers come from the Windham County area and have performed at a variety of venues, as they love to share their music. They say their goal “is to make music while also making memories. It is very important to us that we all get along and have fun.
The Women's Freedom Center (womensfreedomcenter.net) works in Windham and Southern Windsor counties to end domestic and sexual violence. You can reach an advocate on their 24-hour crisis line at 802-254-6954. Because of the sensitive and often dangerous nature of their work, we offer the ...

... much of the Windham County legal community lined the sidewalk outside the church before and after the ceremony to pay tribute to a beloved colleague and mentor and to his 50-year career as an attorney in Brattleboro. No dignitaries spoke at his funeral, yet four former Speakers of the Vermont House ...
26, at Parks Place Community Center on 44 School St. with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont. The topics of this month's meeting are National Mentoring Month and new changes for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Windham County. Come hear how mentorship creates positive changes for youth and how the ...
Adam Grinold is serving as executive director for the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, a private, nonprofit economic development organization serving Windham County, and he also serves on the board of directors of Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS).
Because I am anxious to prevent anyone or any animal from future harm, I called the sheriff's office to report the incident and was told that no one could respond, so I should call the Vermont State Police. The State Police told me that they could not help me, and they transferred me to the Putney Town Office.
Truman is one of the artists who will be appearing at the Fourth Annual Vermont Crankie Fest at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 13, at the New England Youth Theatre at 100 Flat St. in Brattleboro. Conceived to celebrate the magic and diversity of crankies, this festival brings together a vibrant collection of ...
She knew she could turn to places like the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity if it came down to it. We agreed that, although having a high school diversity class is good, it is too little, too late. A lot of prejudice comes down to ignorance when kids don't have experiences with people from different ...
Obituaries/Births/News of Windham County people. —. Submit your news · Submit commentary. Support us. Become a member. We make our news available at no cost, but that doesn't mean it comes free. Reader memberships and donations make a huge difference and help all Vermont Independent ...
At its Dec. 18 meeting, Brisol said the board voted 3-1 in favor of the Articles, with one member absent. Following the vote, the school board sent the Articles and a letter to the Windham Southeast Superintendent Lyle Holiday to submit to the Vermont Agency of Education ahead of its deadline of Dec. 26.
Vermont dogs and wolf-hybrids 6 months and older must be licensed on or before April 1. Renewal licenses may be obtained in person at the Town Clerk's office, through the mail, or online at www.brattleboro.org. Dogs licensed in Brattleboro for the first time may be licensed in person or through the mail by ...
I guess I see a profoundly different Vermont than he does — certainly one with challenges, and I would even agree with him on some of those challenges. But there's a lot of evidence Vermont was one of the earliest states to have our economy start to recover post recession. We have in recent years more ...
As Vermont continues to grow its economy, maintain a high quality of life and attract new people and business to the state, Municipal Planning Grants help ... Windham County was well represented in this year's round of grants. ... Mitigating flooding was a common denominator in many county projects.
BELLOWS FALLS—One might not immediately associate Vermont with the growing of ginger, and yet in the past few years these exotic tropical nuggets are making a name as an up-and-coming crop. Ginger — along with its cousin, turmeric — found its way to Windham County farms not because of global ...
A 12-foot granite monument commemorating the birth of Brigham Young at Whitingham, Vermont, was dedicated in 1950 by President George Albert Smith. In January 1801, John and Abigail "Nabby" Young moved to a village known as Whitingham, Vermont. Nabby was expecting a child. On June 1 of that ...
4 edition of the Brattleboro Reformer about the proposed plan which says that large-scale wind turbines are unsuitable for the 27-town Windham County region. Wind farms destroy mountaintop environments forever. I think if the general public saw what kind of large-scale devastation the creation of a wind ...
By Joyce Marcel/SO Vermont Arts and Living. BRATTLEBORO—Elizabeth Taylor couldn't come — mainly because she died in 2011. But her exquisitely carved, pink peacock cameo earrings were for sale on Main Street in Brattleboro for just one day last week. And Jerry Lee Lewis couldn't come either ...
“Obviously one of the questions that comes up nowadays is how much of this relates to things that are going on today,” the 72-year-old Putney resident told an audience of Windham County neighbors. Edward R. Murrow encountered ... The show featured then Vermont Republican U.S. Sen. Ralph Flanders ...
CHESTER — The Southern Vermont Astronomy Group will host Al Budreau, a favorite astronomy speaker in the region, who will present a discussion on the nature of life in the universe at this month's public astronomy meeting. Budreau will examine astronomical methods and concepts used to explore the ...
McKibben isn't really suggesting that Vermont secede from the union, but he does make a compelling case for thinking small and living local. The latter includes drinking local. Come the revolution, there's gonna be better beer. Well, come to think of it, there's already better beer, and there is more Vermont ...
In Vermont, calls to the state's Child Protection Line continue to increase each year — by 29 percent since FY 2013. ... Yet Leland & Gray Principal Bob Thibault, supported by Windham Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Bill Anton, is proposing the elimination of the school social worker position in ...
Twin Valley starts its season on the road against Mid-Vermont Christian School on Dec. ... Brattleboro will again field a varsity bowling team this season, one of 11 schools in Vermont to do so. The first ... Brattleboro again is the lone Windham County public high school with a varsity nordic ski team.
According to a news release from Southeastern Vermont Community Action, households with low incomes spend an average of about $2,000 more than ... “Depending on how cold the winter is, anywhere from 800 to 1,600 households may need Crisis Fuel assistance in Windham and Windsor counties,” ...
Formed in 1987, it grew from a small nonprofit intent on rescuing a few decrepit houses on Clark and Canal streets in Brattleboro to expanding into nearly every corner of Windham County and southern Windsor County. It has been the developer of last resort for some of the toughest, largest, and most ...
Not surprisingly, counties with high median incomes have low rates of poverty. Chittenden County's poverty rate of 9.6 percent is second lowest in the state. The highest poverty rates are in the Northeast Kingdom and in Rutland, Windham, and Bennington counties. In southern Vermont only Windsor County ...
Thanks to NorthStar's proposed purchase of Vermont Yankee, Vernon has a chance to rebuild Windham County's economic foundation sooner.
GUILFORD—It was a good summer for John Dimick. His painting “Ice on the Ledge” earned him the Outstanding Vermont Artist award at the ...
Good day to you, dweller and haunter of the hills and valleys of southeastern Vermont! It was bound to happen, and happen it surely did!
Led by Henry Holton, a physician and Vermont state senator, a committee was appointed at the meeting to draft a charter. On Nov. 19, 1892 ...
Leland & Gray was one of just a few Windham County schools to see an ... October's menu featured the Vermont “harvest of the month” — kale ...
Danziger's ties to Vermont are strong. He bought a farm in 1966 after graduating from the University of Denver, when it was still possible to buy ...
The writer works as communications director for the Vermont Energy ... For the long-term well-being of Vernon and Windham County, let's hope ...
The Vermont football season ends with the 17th annual North-South Senior All-Star Football Game on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Middlebury College ...
... and the Windham County Sheriff's Department, were among 34 Vermont law ... Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., made the announcement on Nov. 8.
The Historical Society of Windham County set an ambitious goal three ... from school groups and from railroad and Vermont history enthusiasts.


 

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