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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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Saturday | 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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Saturday | 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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Saturday | The Brattleboro Reformer

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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Saturday | 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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Saturday | The Brattleboro Reformer

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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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

Police Log

Mark E. Caslin Jr., 57, was cited for domestic assault on Sept. 5 and was order to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Morningside Shelter to hold annual Hike for the Homeless fundraiser

Morningside Shelter will hold its fourth annual Hike for the Homeless fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 4 , on Mount Wantastiquet in Hinsdale, N.H. There will be two start times, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., each beginning at the Mountain Road trailhead in Hinsdale . Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. start, and at noon for the 12:30 p.m. start.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Failing retaining wall forces closure of Brattleboro road

Public Works Director Steve Barrett said Lower Green Street is going to remain closed while engineers determine the extent of the damage to the enormous retaining wall that supports the street. Barrett ordered the road closed Friday after cracks appeared in Lower Green Street above the wall which leads down into the Harmony Parking Lot.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Yankee decommissioning panel appointed

Gov. Peter Shumlin and lawmakers Tuesday announced the appointment of six members to a committee to oversee the decommissioning of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. Entergy Corp. announced last year it would close the nuclear power plant in Vernon for economic reasons by the end of 2014.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Filming begins on new season of 'True Tori'

On the show, cameras follow Spelling as she works to piece together her marriage after her actor-husband, Dean McDermott, was caught in a cheating scandal late last year. In an interview earlier this year with The Associated Press for her ABC Family comedy, "Mystery Girls," Spelling said doing "True Tori" was "a great experience" because it helped get her story out, rather than letting tabloids tell their version.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

US Senate rivals do reality survival TV show

Two U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle spent a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show, "Rival Survival." New Mexico Democrat Martin Heinrich and Arizona Republican Jeff Flake say they hope their adventure, which is scheduled to air Oct. 29 on Discovery, inspires their colleagues in Washington to work together.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont town looking for stolen electronic sign

A Vermont town is considering a reward for help finding whoever stole a brand new electronic sign that tells drivers how fast they're going. Brighton's $3,200 sign was so new it hadn't been insured yet.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Showtime pulling plug on 'Nurse Jackie'

Showtime announced Wednesday that the comedy starring Edie Falco will end its run after an upcoming seventh season. The show wrapped up its sixth season in June and has just begun production on the final season.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Brattleboro is all abuzz about bacon

Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kate O'Connor realized that bacon might be a good food to create a festival around when she was inside the chamber booth at this year's Strolling of the Heifers. O'Connor was standing under a "Baconfest" banner and talking to people about the upcoming event and she said it was obvious that people were pretty passionate about salty, fatty, pork products.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Collaboration yields positive results for Wilmington farmer

Bill Olenick is full of ideas that are starting to bloom after his first year running Back to the Land LLC. One of his initial ideas was to encourage collaboration. Rather than remain isolated or keeping information to himself, Olenick wanted to share his resources.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Wednesday, Sept. 10

On the second Wednesday of every month we have a meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Conference Room 3. BENNINGTON - On Wednesdays in September, the Bennington Senior Center is holding Zumba Gold from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and will show a movie from 1-3 p.m. BENNINGTON - Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors meets weekly, on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., in Conference Room C, at SVMC. This group is sponsored by the Cancer Center and is free to all participants.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Jamaica Transfer Station to get security

A project estimate for improving security measures at the Transfer Station was discussed privately during this week's Selectboard meeting. "Can we take security to an executive session rather than putting it on camera?" Selectboard member Paul Fraser said, referring to Brattleboro Community Television equipment.

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