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  1. Brattleboro locations provide set for suicide prevention training videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Carter Tarollo-Falk practices his lines for a video in the Umatter for Youth and Young Adults video production for the Center for Health and Learning on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Kristopher Radder / Reformer Staff Kristopher Radder/Reformer Staff Carter Tarollo-Falk practices his lines for a video in the Umatter for Youth and Young Adults video production for the Center for Health and Learning on Saturday, Nov. 19. Photo courtesy of Nanci Leitch Andy Reichsman of Ames Hill Productions and sound person Grayson record Kat Blakeson of Dummerson and BUHS senior Christol Long of Brattleboro.

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  2. Coalition clergy rally against hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Photo by Kevin O'Connor Outgoing House Speaker Shap Smith addresses a Vermont Interfaith Action gathering against election-related hate Friday at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Photo by Kevin O'Connor Participants at a Statehouse gathering Friday against election-related hate promote many messages, including a call for "A Sabbath of Listening and Moving Toward Healing" the weekend of Jan. 6-8.

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  3. Forum gets wheels turning on rail issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Police believe a man was struck by a Amtrak train while trying to cross the railroad bridge over the West River on Sunday, Nov. 1. Kristopher Radder / Reformer Staff "It's a long way to Montpelier and we just want to be able to be a vehicle to get your perspective up there to policymakers," said John Zicconi, executive secretary of the board, at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center during a forum on railroads. The board is attached to the Agency of Transportation and acts as a quasi-judicial body.

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  4. Your OpinionsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Iberdrola, a multi-billion, scandal-ridden company based in Spain, has said that it will abide by an election referendum on its 24- tower wind turbine project in Windham and Grafton. But when the winds began to blow against Iberdrola, it decided to rig the election by literally bribing voters with individual cash payments of $1,125 per year to the residents of Windham, and $427 per year to the residents of Grafton.

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  5. Letter: Support for SibiliaRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    We want to add our names to the list of forward-thinking people who heartily support Mrs. Laura Sibilia to be re-elected to the Vermont Legislature as our Representative from the district which also includes Wardsboro. We endorse Laura's independent and free-thinking outside of party lines.

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  6. Minter, Scott want school choice preserved in consolidationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont's two major party candidates for governor both say they want to preserve school choice in school district consolidations where it could be lost. Vermont allows students in school districts that don't have elementary or high schools to attend public schools or certain independent schools of their choosing in other towns and even other states, with tuition paid by their district.

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  7. 2 main Vermont governor candidates differ sharply on energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Both major candidates for Vermont governor have places they don't want to go for energy. For Republican Phil Scott, it's putting more wind power turbines on the state's mountaintops.

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  8. Gun advocates turn attention to energy, taxes in Windham House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    WESTMINSTER>> The Windham 4 House District race features two leaders of a statewide gun-rights group and two incumbents who've received public support from a gun-control organization. Nevertheless, each of those candidates is insisting that gun regulation though a hot topic in Vermont politics is not a central issue in their campaigns.

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  9. Vermont Tourism publishes The Vermont Stone Trail guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has published The Vermont Stone Trail guide to promote the state's history in quarrying, manufacturing and using granite, marble and slate.

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  10. Vermont officials hold third forum on "all-payer model"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont state officials are holding two more public forums this week on a proposal to change the way health care is paid for in the state.

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  11. Vermont forgoes celebrating Columbus Day this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont's governor has issued a proclamation rebranding Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day in honor of the "sacrifice and contributions of the First Peoples of this land," including the Abenaki, their ancestors and allies.

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  12. Shumlin uses 1960 plane, but predecessors wouldn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    In this June 2011 photo, the state's 1960 Cessna single-engine airplane used to transport the governor taxis on a runway at the Caledonia County Airport in Lyndonville. Gov. Peter Shumlin regularly flies in the 56-year-old plane after he moved in 2016, his last year in office, from East Montpelier back to his home area in southern Vermont.

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  13. PSB to decide how energy siting changes will play outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The Public Service Board will hold a workshop early next month to figure out how a renewable energy siting bill enacted this year should affect utility-scale projects in Vermont. The workshop will concern several renewable energy duties that fall to the Public Service Board, including determining which technologies will account for roughly 7.5 megawatts of new power generation being authorized under a program meant to encourage a variety of sources.

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  14. Brattleboro social justice, spiritual leaders join in Vermont effort to 'Raise the Wage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "Raise the Wage" campaign supporters rally Wednesday in Montpelier for a state boost in minimum pay to 15 an hour. MONTPELIER >> Most religious communities aim to lift the spirit.

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  15. Woman who embezzled from hunger group gets 15-month sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> The former finance director for a nonprofit group dedicated to ending hunger in Vermont is headed to prison for 15 months for embezzling about $165,000 from the organization.

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  16. Project details impact of 1970s counterculture on VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    In this Sept. 1, 1973 photo, a rock band plays before concert goers on the opening day of a rock festival in Holland, Vt., that attracted thousands of young people over the three-day Labor Day weekend.

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  17. Vermont sues Volkswagen over emissions-rigging scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont sued Volkswagen and its affiliates Thursday, saying the automaker's diesel emissions-rigging scheme violated the state's consumer and environmental laws. But Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell said Thursday the state has rejected as inadequate part of the proposed settlement that would have paid the state about $1,000 per vehicle for violating consumer protection laws.

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  18. Officials concerned about impact of caterpillar outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Wildlife officials and syrup producers in Vermont are concerned that a recent population boom of a caterpillar with a sweet tooth could potentially hurt the industry's profits.

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  19. Vermont approves emergency takeover of drug test labsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont state regulators granted emergency approval Thursday to an investor group's takeover of a financially troubled chain of drug-testing labs considered crucial in the state's battle against opiate addiction. But the Green Mountain Care Board conditioned its approval for the takeover of Burlington Labs on the completion of what's expected to be the largest settlement in a Medicaid fraud investigation in state history.

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  20. Vermont gets $372k from US to fight opiate scourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont's congressional delegation says the state is going to get almost $372,000 to fight the opiate epidemic that has been hitting the state for years.

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