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Brattleboro, Vermont is located in Windham County. Zip codes in Brattleboro, VT include 05301, 05303, and 05302. The median home price in Brattleboro is $200,000 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Brattleboro information.

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1 hr ago | Seven Days

BBF Local Spotlight: Poet Diana Whitney

Hot tip: Wanting It , by Brattleboro-based Diana Whitney , is a volume of poems that may make you beg for more. This debut from Brownsville's Harbor Mountain Press burns with intensity and observations clarified by desire.

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5 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Puerto Rico police arrest reggaeton star Don Omar

Police say in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was arrested early Wednesday at a house in the northern coastal town of Vega Alta. Don Omar won 10 awards last year at the Billboard Latin Music Awards and has also appeared in movies, including "Fast & Furious" in 2009.

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8 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Grant boosts West Townshend community kitchen

Exterior of the West Townshend Country Store on Route 30 at Windham Hill Road. West River Community Project, which has been improving the store building for several years, has received a $50,000 federal grant that will pay for installation of commercial kitchen equipment in the facility's basement.

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12 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Montgomerys named Community Champions

Since 1990, every two weeks from May to September, a free Fun Run has been organized by volunteers intent on sharing their passion for fun and fitness for the benefit of a healthy community. For 25 summers, every other Wednesday evening without fail, whether the weather is hot and humid or cold and rainy, our local Fun Run has prevailed in drawing youngsters and oldsters, runners and walkers, champion athletes and casual joggers, baby-joggers and families with kids who like to see the horsies and little lambs along the course to toe the line for a 6:30 p.m. start.

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13 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermonters to join thousands of countrymen at People's Climate March

More than a thousand Vermonters are expected to flock to New York City this month to add their voices to those who plan to walk the streets and demand the world's international governing bodies take a stronger stance against global warming. A coalition of Vermont organizations and grassroots community leaders are working together to get busloads of state residents to the Big Apple for the People's Climate March on Sept.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumPOET of the Air

Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Survey at Brooks Library to measure technology use ends Sept. 21

Officials at Brooks Memorial Library are encouraging patrons to take the IMPACT Technology Use survey before Sunday, Sept. 21, which will be the last day it will be open.

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Washington Times

Eagle nursed back to health, released

Kelly Price, senior state game warden of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, says he found the eagle on Sept. 2, after receiving reports about a sick bird along the Connecticut River.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Police probe trail-head burglaries

While it is unclear whether the incidents on Black Mountain Road in Dummerston and Putney Mountain Road in Putney are related, there was a common piece of advice given to hikers on Monday. At the Putney Mountain trail head, someone smashed the window of a 2004 Honda CR-V between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, Vermont State Police said.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsWHY We Celebrated Labor Day

"Are Artists Special?" was the title of an amusing and insightful talk that the painter Wolf Kahn gave at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center on Saturday. Kahn is an extremely successful artist, and his point seemed to be that as people, artists are no more or less special than anyone else.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

College move into the Brooks House

Looking out the window of the new Community College of Vermont art studio in the Brooks House, Executive Director of Academic Centers Tapp Barnhill can almost see the building where CCV held its first classes in Brattleboro more than 40 years ago. The new art studio overlooks Main Street and the studio has everything that was lacking at the old studio inside the former CCV campus on Landmark Hill.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Keeping the spotlight on domestic violence

Why Shane Brodeur pulled the trigger of a gun on the night of Aug. 20 may never be known, but one thing is certain, two people are now dead, leaving their families, friends and investigators struggling to understand why. Det. Sgt.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Supporters rallying to save VCDHH

The Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing closed Friday but supporters and alumni are holding out hope that there still might be time to save the historic school and deaf and hard of hearing support center. A group that has formed called Save Austine School will hold a march and rally in Montpelier on Saturday, March 27. The group plans to meet at noon at Montpelier City Hall and then start walking at 12:30 p.m. to the Vermont Statehouse.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsPENNSYLVANIA Needs to Re-Affirm the American Way

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's. But when it comes to train travel, that's not the case.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

State OKs hospital budgets

The state asked the hospitals to keep their projected spending and rate increases down in 2015 and for the second year in a row net patient revenue targets came in below the target the Green Mountain Care Board set. The total FY15 budget increases for the Vermont hospital system was set at 3.1 percent, including 0.6 percent for investment in health reform.

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Over 100 volunteers participate in 5th Annual Day of Caring on Sept. 6

Over 100 volunteers of all ages from local companies, schools and towns supported 14 community improvement projects at United Way of Windham County's fifth annual Day of Caring on Sept. 6. Lead sponsors were The Richards Group, the Holstein Association, and Derby Building & Woodwork, with in-kind support from the American Legion, Leader Distribution, The Works, Commonwealth Dairy, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Price Chopper, True North Granola, Mocha Joe's Coffee Roasters, Our Place, and the Reformer.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

VCDHH tenants can stay for now

Even though the Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will be closing down in the coming weeks, the various organizations that rent space on the campus will be allowed to continue working and offering their programs there. Brattleboro Savings & Loan will take over management of the property and bank President and CEO Dan Yates is meeting with the tenants.

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Brattleboro Senior Center

Activities for the week of Sept. 15 at the Brattleboro Senior Center at 207 Main St. in Brattleboro are as follows: Call the Senior Center for additional information and trips contact Jessy Cudworth, Assistant Director, at 1-802-257-7570.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumPOET of the Air

Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

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American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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