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Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

Wardsboro man pleads to sex with minor

A Wardsboro man on Friday admitted having sex with a minor on "multiple occasions," but he already has served his sentence.

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Related Topix: Wardsboro, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont officials: mosquitoes test positive

Vermont health officials are urging people to take precautions after six batches of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Orange County, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

The last straw for Santa's Land?

The state wants to take the animals away from the owners of Santa's Land, and two employees of the embattled theme park are facing charges of violating their conditions of release after an inspection found unsafe conditions among the animals living on the grounds.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Manchester Journal

Neighborhood Connections to host gardening series

The Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections will be hosting The Spring Gardening Series put on by the Windham County Estension Master Gardeners on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

The Brattleboro Reformer

The beauty of Perfect Imperfection

What started out as a casual conversation about liposuction evolved into a major undertaking by photographers Liz LaVorgna and Shanta Crowley to celebrate our imperfections.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

The Brattleboro Reformer

A new kind of creative: Two artists' visionary business

Brattleboro prides itself on being a hub of artistic endeavor and display. It is rumored there are more artists than cows in Windham County, and the region boasts of incredible art exhibits, concerts, theater, film, performance art, as well as downtown Brattleboro's famous monthly gallery walk.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Dover asks to be dismissed from Grega lawsuit

Attorneys for the town of Dover are asking a federal judge to dismiss it from a lawsuit filed by a man who spent nearly 18 years in prison for the murder of his wife.

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Related Topix: Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: Watch for students going to school

Thousands of students across Windham County will be heading back to school this week.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Brattleboro Reformer

Police Log

On Aug. 24, at approximately 6:20 p.m., the Bellows Falls Police Department cited Daniel Forbush with violating his court ordered conditions of release.

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Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, Brattleboro, VT, Vermont

The Brattleboro Reformer

Red Cross offers shelter training in Dover

As the third anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene nears, the lessons learned continue to play out across our region.

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Related Topix: Bennington County, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Duff, Kane get assistant judge nominations

With 23 of the county's 26 precincts reporting, two-term Assistant Judge Patricia Duff had 1,515 votes, while challenger Paul Kane garnered 1,253.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

White, Balint win Democratic Senate nods

State Sen. Jeanette White and Brattleboro resident Becca Balint won the two Democratic nominations for Windham County Senate on Tuesday, beating out two other Democrats.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, US News, Putney, VT, Wilmington, VT, Bennington County, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Driver charged in 2013 fatal crash faces new counts

A Vernon man, already charged in connection with a fatal crash last year on Route 142, faces new allegations of violating court orders and enabling minors to consume alcohol.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Social Software

The Brattleboro Reformer

Welch 'excited' by health-care program success

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch speaks with Lisa and Maurice Dumas of Gill, Mass., at The Works on Monday afternoon during the "Congress In Your Community" event put together as an opportunity for Rep. Welch to hear Vermonters' concerns and offer assistance with federal agencies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Brattleboro, VT, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Arch Bridge meeting Wednesday

State and local officials will be in Newfane this week to discuss the plans to rehabilitate the Williamsville Arch Bridge over the Rock River.

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Related Topix: Newfane, VT, Williamsville, VT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Safe Place Night Golf Tournament

Join us for a fun afternoon and evening of golf while helping Safe Place end child abuse in Windham County.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

The Brattleboro Reformer

Retreat's Ride for Heroes raises $20,000 for Uniformed Service Program

The Brattleboro Retreat's 5th Annual Ride for Heroes, held on Saturday, Aug. 16, exceeded all previous attendance and fundraising records by attracting 287 participants and raising more than $20,000 for its Uniformed Service Program.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Whitingham, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Former BF man held in 2013 stabbing, assault

Nearly a year after a warrant was issued for Louis Medina's arrest in connection with a knife attack that left a man bleeding from the ear, the former Bellows Falls resident has been found.

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Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Brattleboro Reformer

Brattleboro police chief interviews held Thursday

The first round of interviews with the Brattleboro police chief candidates were held Thursday and interim Town Manager Patrick Moreland said he hopes to name the new chief in the next few weeks.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Primary voters will find choices on two ballots

Vermont has four major political parties - Republican, Democratic, Progressive, and Liberty Union - but only Republican and Democratic voters will see contested races on ballots in Tuesday's primary.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Putney, VT

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