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Route 9 concerns go back many years
BRATTLEBORO — On average, more than 12,000 vehicles travel Route 9 each day between Keene, N.H., and the Vermont state line, according to data collected in 2015 by the Southwest Region Planning Commission and the N.H. Department of Transportation.
Task Force busts 15 in Windham/Windsor counties
BRATTLEBORO — Ten Brattleboro people were swept up in an enforcement action after an increase in drug overdoses in the fall kick-started an investigation by the Vermont Drug Task Force.
Bellows Falls man sues 3 police officers
BELLOWS FALLS — A partially disabled 69-year-old Bellows Falls man is suing three Bellows Falls police officers who he claims assaulted him in 2015 when they dragged him out of a downtown restaurant.
15 arrested in southern Vt. drug sweep
WATYERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) A major drug sweep in southern Vermont has resulted in 15 arrests. Police say members of the Vermont Drug Task Force conducted an operation over the past few months in Windham and Windsor counties following an uptick in overdose cases over the last year.
Police arrest 10 in Brattleboro, 5 in Springfield after opioid overdose spike
Police arrested 10 suspected drug dealers in Brattleboro this week and five people elsewhere in southern Vermont earlier in the fall following an uptick in opioid overdoses in the area.
Restaurant aims to be valley favorite
WEST DOVER — About five hours before a soft opening last week, staff at Nosh prepared to unveil the new restaurant at a spot where many memories have been made for Deerfield Valley residents and visitors.
Banner day! Newspaper named tops in Vermont
MONTPELIER — The Bennington Banner won first place for general excellence among daily newspapers by the Vermont Press Association on Thursday, one of 11 awards the Banner and its sister publications earned in the VPA's annual contest.
Hearing on 7-Eleven complaint postponed
BELLOWS FALLS — The Rockingham Development Review Board postponed hearing an appeal Wednesday filed by neighbors about the new 7-Eleven gas station and convenience store owned by Petrogas of New England.
Proposed job may have broad focus
BRATTLEBORO — Issues around economics, energy, environment and equity are some of the things a town sustainability coordinator might look at if the position were created here.
Ad company pulls out of regional marketing campaign
Mondo Mediaworks has pulled out of its contract for the regional marketing initiative. The Brattleboro-based company had contracted with the Rutland Economic Development Corp. and Rutland Regional Chamber of Commerce to produce a digital ad campaign promoting the Rutland area as a place to live. Tow
Hermitage questions Development Review Board's decision
WILMINGTON — The company operating the Hermitage Club wants to know if the Development Review Board's decision to grant a permit extension for a condo hotel near its private ski resort at Haystack Mountain was "arbitrary and capricious."
Art exhibit: Leigh Niland
Local scenes by painter Leigh Niland at Gallery 34, River Gallery School, 34 Main St., Brattleboro. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment at 603-313-7569 through Dec. 29.
Financial co. gets in line for payment
HARTFORD, CONN. — A New Jersey-based financial company is looking for the nearly $700,000 it is owed after the Hermitage Club defaulted on a lease for sound system equipment and courts in two states found in the finance company's favor.
PHOTOS: Santa's Workshop, Brattleboro branch
The VFW Post 1034, Carl Dessaint, Brattleboro, recently hosted a Christmas party for more than two dozen children accompanied by parents, grandparents and even some great grandparents. The children all enjoyed a visit with Santa, some light refreshments, a gift and stocking, and they got to decorate
Brattleboro Community Television finds support in face of FCC threats
BRATTLEBORO — Select Board member Tim Wessel raised alarms last week about a proposed revision to Federal Communications Commission rules that could "decimate" Brattleboro Community Television's bottom line.
Woman recovering, teenage driver praised in Chesterfield crash Monday
CHESTERFIELD — Police say the woman injured in a crash on Route 9 on Monday is recovering. The woman, Maria Chase, 56, of Greenfield, Mass., was seriously injured and airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, Chesterfield Police Chief Duane Chickering said. He said Thursday she’s e
YMCA building owner avoids fines - for now
BELLOWS FALLS — The owner of the former YMCA building narrowly missed having fines imposed on him for lack of action on village-ordered repairs. The Bellows Falls Village Board of Trustees were prevented Tuesday night from levying fines against Christopher Glennon, the owner of the former Meeting Wa
PHOTOS: Hop on, the ice is fine
KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER. A group of people have a pick-up ice hockey game at the Retreat Meadows in Brattleboro as the ice becomes thick enough for people to enjoy the various winter activities on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.
Bellows Falls Union High School board joins Act 46 lawsuit
WESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls Union High School board has joined the legal fight over Act 46. On a 7-0 vote, the board Monday night agreed to join the legal challenge that a group of 32 school boards around the state will be mounting. The board, which is made up of representatives from Rockingham,
Underground tanks removed from new bank location
BELLOWS FALLS — Crews hired by Sandri Energy Co. have removed two underground gas tanks, as well as the canopy of its long-closed gas station, in preparation for a final environmental study of the site before it is sold to River Valley Credit Union.