Reader Submitted Photos: Pre-Thanksgiving Winter Storm

Here's a collection of reader submitted photos from around the county and neighboring New Hampshire, of the pre-Thanksgiving storm that dumped 6-to-12 inches of snow, hampering travel and knocking out power.

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Richard Guthrie Funeral

Richard Guthrie, a well-known and well-loved member of the Brattleboro community and former Brattleboro police chief passed away on Nov. 18th. A funeral was held at St. Michael Catholic Church in Brattleboro on Saturday, Nov. 22nd.

Protest Rally at Brattleboro TD Bank

A group of concerned citizens gathered outside TD Bank in Brattleboro on Friday afternoon for a peaceful protest. The protesters were concerned about climate change and TD Bank’s investment in the Keystone XL pipeline, as well as Vermont’s financial involvement with TD Bank.

Halifax Concrete Truck Accident

A cement truck was overturned on Pennel Hill Rd. in Halifax on Tuesday afternoon.

Making it Official – Bobby Petrie’s Adoption

A group of around 50 friends and family filled the court room at Windham County Probate Court on Friday morning to watch as Lauren and David Petrie of Brattleboro officially adopted their 10 year-old son, Bobby, who has been in foster care with their family for over four years.

Academy School Spelling Team – State Spelling Bee

The Academy School spelling team (L-R) sixth graders Arth Patel, Katrina Tao, Rosie Carignan, Waylon Linn-Adams and fifth grader Eliana Merson will compete for the state title on Nov. 15 in Northfield against teams from Barre, Manchester, South Burlington and Middlebury. Since early September, the spellers have been meeting before school starts, four days a week, learning a list of 600+ words. Brattleboro has been well represented the past few years. In 2012 Green Street School won the state tournament, in 2013 Academy went to the state tournament but did not win and now, in 2014, Academy hopes to bring the championship back to Brattleboro.

2nd Annual Career Expo and Job Fair

The 2nd Annual Career and Job Fair was held on Monday, Nov. 10 at the Brattleboro Union High School gym.

Pisgah State Park

Late autumn images from Pisgah State Park in Chesterfield, N.H.

PHOTOS: Election Day in Windham County

Windham County voters cast their ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Twin Valley Boys Soccer Playoff Game vs. Craftsbury Academy

The Twin Valley boys soccer team beat Craftsbury Academy 3-0 and will meet fellow undefeated Sharon Academy in the D-4 final on Saturday.

Keene ‘riots’ 2014 [police seek help with IDs]

The Keene, N.H., Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying people who the department would like to question in relation to any unlawful activity that might have occurred during the city's annual Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 18.

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Leland & Gray Girls Soccer vs. Richford Senior High School

The Leland & Gray Girls Soccer team beat Richford Senior High School 3-2 in a shoot out during their first round playoff game in Townshend on Wednesday afternoon.

Leland & Gray Boys Soccer vs. Randolph

The Leland & Gray Boys Soccer team beat Randolph Union High School 4-1 during their first round playoff game in Townshend on Tuesday afternoon.

BUHS Varsity Football vs. Colchester

The BUHS varsity football team took on Colchester on Friday, Oct. 10th at home. Colchester won 47-14.

Solar Energy Project Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting took place on Wednesday afternoon to mark the official completion of the Brattleboro Solar Energy Project. Over 81 hundred ground mounted panels are located on the 12 acre site off of Technology Drive, with a total system size of 2.5 megawatts. The project ground breaking occurred on May 15th and the system commissioning and activation occurred on September 18th. This is the first project of this size in southeastern Vermont, with the energy produced by this project to equal approximately 7.5% of Brattleboro’s residential annual energy needs. The construction employed over 75 local residents.

New England Youth Theatre – “The Playboy of the Western World”

New England Youth Theatre presents "Playboy of the Western World", directed by Peter Gould. Performances for the play will take place from October 10-19. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $13 for adults, $9 for students and $11 for seniors.

Brooks House Grand Re-opening Celebration

On Friday, Oct. 3rd during gallery walk, there was a grand opening celebration of the new and improved Brooks House which was nearly destroyed by a fire in April 2011. Gov. Peter Shumlin was there to help cut the ribbon along with CCV president Joyce Judy, Vermont Technical College president Dan Smith, Bob Stevens and members of Stevens & Associates.

West River Whitewater Release, Sept. 2014

The gates of Ball Mountain Dam were opened Sept. 27-28, 2014, and enough water was released to create a whitewater experience.

Doggiepalooza in Wilmington

Doggiepalooza in Wilmington

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The first-ever A.C.O.R.N. Festival in Guilford

The first ever A.C.O.R.N Nature and Music Festival (A Community of Resilient Neighbors) -- a family-friendly, local event at the Guilford Fairgrounds -- was held on Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Musical Instrument Demonstrations at Green Street School

BAMS instrumental music teacher Tom Nasiatka, BUHS music director Steve Rice and elementary school music teacher Erin Villamizar have been giving demonstrations at local elementary schools this week to introduce 4th grade students to various musical instruments that they will have the opportunity to choose from to play in the school band.

Primary voting in Brattleboro, 2014

Voters in Brattleboro head to the polls for the Vermont primary.

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Abene African Dance & Drum Festival 2014

A glimpse at an African dance class led by dance teacher Pape Ba of Senegal as a part of the Abene African Dance and Drum Festival August 21-24, 2014 in Brattleboro. For the full schedule and more info: http://www.africandancevt.com/summer-2014-festival.html

Vermont Youth Jazz Ensemble

The Vermont Youth Jazz Ensemble, led by Jim Kurty, performed at the River Garden in Brattleboro on Monday morning.

Vermont Jazz Center’s Summer Workshops

Each year, the Vermont Jazz Center hosts about 40 instrumental and 20 vocal participants from around the world for a challenging, invigorating weeklong summer workshop. The program is set up so that participants can focus intensively on the music: learning opportunities include classes in theory, composition and arranging, vocal studies, ensembles, listening, master-classes and jam sessions. This year's workshops ran from August 10- 16th at The Putney School campus. A faculty concert will take place at the school on Thursday August 14th at 8pm and a student showcase will take place on Friday August 15th at 3:30pm and 8pm. For more information visit http://www.vtjazz.org/events/.

Windham County Humane Society Pets of the Week: Older Cats

Cats 6 months old and older are up for adoption for only $10.00 at the Windham County Humane Society for the month of August.

Brooks House Construction Update- July 31, 2014

The Brooks House reconstruction is nearly complete.

Olallie Daylily Gardens

Olallie Daylily Gardens in Williamsville, Vt. is at peak season with tens of thousands of blooms. The gardens are open to the public every day from 10am-5pm and will be at their most beautiful between now and mid-August. For more information visit http://www.daylilygarden.com.

Challenger Sports Soccer Camp- Brattleboro

A glimpse of Challenger Sports Soccer Camp at the West River Park in Brattleboro.

Brattleboro Women’s Golf League Prepares for Invitational Tournament

Women prepare for this year's BCC Women’s Association Invitational Tournament which will take place at the Brattleboro Country Club on Saturday, July 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call the Pro Shop at 802-257-7380.

Southern Vermont Dance Festival 2014

A glimpse of an intermediate modern dance class taught by Sarah Franklin at Headroom Studios in Brattleboro as a part of the Southern Vermont Dance Festival.

Fresh Air Fund Children Arrive in Brattleboro

Children from New York City arrive in Brattleboro to live with local host families to experience life outside the city for the summer.

New Business: Black Mountain Trading Co.

Black Mountain Trading Company has recently opened its doors in the Black Mountain Plaza in Brattleboro.

Shakespeare in the Park — ‘As You Like It’ (rehearsals)

This production of "As You Like It" will mark the 25th annual Shakespeare in the Park event put on by the Vermont Theatre Compa­ny, in Brattleboro.

Leland & Gray Graduation 2014

The senior class of Leland & Gray holds its graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 21, 2014.

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Brooks House Update- June 16, 2014

An update on the progress of the reconstruction of Brattleboro's historic Brooks House.

Art in the Community- Moore Court

The "Art in the Neighborhood" program held an art show at Moore Court in Brattleboro to display art made by children living in the neighborhood for parents and friends.

Civil War “Living Museum” at Green Street School

Sixth graders from Matt Neikirk and Deborah Ruesswick's sixth grade classes at Green Street School put on a Civil War themed "living museum" on Tuesday morning for the rest of the school to enjoy and learn from.

Putney Central School Pump Track

A growing mountain bike program, a very generous sale of fill from Bazin Brothers, a little extra money in the budget, and some community support have all led to a new pump track at Putney Central School.

Varsity Baseball Playoff Game – BUHS vs. North Country

Dan Richardson (8 K's, 3 BB) picked up a complete-game victory as the No. 7 Brattleboro baseball team trounced 10th-seeded North Country, 9-1, in a Division 1 playdown game on Tuesday at Tenney Field.

BUHS vs. MAU & BUHS Boys Lacrosse Senior Night 2014

Seven Brattleboro boys lacrosse seniors were honored before the Colonels' 10-8 victory over rival MAU on Friday night at Natowich Field. The seniors on the BUHS team are: Sam Siegal, Cesar Borges, Conner Elliott-Knaggs, Bryce Fletcher, Colby McGinn, Kyle Patno and Vijay Woodworth.

Felting Workshop at Windham Elementary School

Kathleen Meeks of Maybelle Farm, LLC in Wardsboro visited Windham elementary school on May 28th to teach children how to make felted soaps out of wool from sheep on the farm. The students have been learning about farming and have visited local farms to see things such as sheep being sheared and wool being carded.

BUHS vs. Woodstock- Boys Lacrosse

The Brattleboro boys varsity lacrosse team lost to visiting Woodstock, 11-9, on Wednesday at Natowich Field. Tanner Freeman, Conner Elliott-Knaggs and Sam Siegel all had a hat trick for the Colonels. Ian Cebek made eight saves. With the victory, the Wasps claimed the Marble Valley League title.

PHOTOS: Memorial Day 2014

Memorial Day services and events were held in Brattleboro and the surrounding towns on Monday, May 26th.

Softball- BUHS vs. Keene

The Colonels took a 12-3 win over Keene, N.H. on Wednesday afternoon.

Baseball- BUHS vs. Otter Valley

Brattleboro's Chris McAuliffe went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs as the Brattleboro Union High School varsity baseball team trounced Otter Valley, 9-0, on Monday at Tenney Field. Hunter Smith added two hits for the Colonels, while Kevin Tao and Jimmy Mills each had one RBI. Mills (2 K's, 1 BB, 6 hits) picked up the victory. The 8-5 Colonels will play at Keene, N.H., on Tuesday night at 7.

Boys Lacrosse- BUHS vs. Westfield, Mass.

The Colonels took on Westfield, Mass. on Thursday night at Natowich Field. Westfield won with a 12-4 victory. The Colonels (10-2) will play at Burr and Burton on Wednesday.

Hinsdale Varsity Girls Basketball Championship Celebration

A ceremony was held to celebrate the Hinsdale varsity girls basketball team's state championship victory on Monday evening.

Brattleboro School of Dance- “Passage”

Company of Muses, in association with Brattleboro School of Dance will present “Passage” for two weekends in May at the New England Youth Theater, located at 100 Flat Street in Brattleboro.

Mock DUI Car Crash at Hinsdale Middle/High School

Hinsdale middle and high school's Criminal Justice Extended Learning Opportunity group teamed up with S.H.O.C (Students Helping Our Community), the Hinsdale police and fire departments and Rescue Inc. to put on a mock DUI car crash for the student body on Friday morning, the day before the high school's prom.

Route 63 Road Wash Out

Route 63 near the Hinsdale/Chesterfield town line was flooded and parts of the road were washed out on Thursday afternoon.

BUHS Girls Lacrosse vs. Hartford

The Brattleboro varsity girls lacrosse team trampled visiting Hartford, 18-4, on Tuesday night on Natowich Field.

The Circus Comes to Townshend Elementary School

The Townshend Elementary School Club funded a six day circus arts residency with Troy Wunderle, founder of Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures, for the Townshend elementary school. Wunderle is also the artistic director of Circus Smirkus and director of clowning for Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus. The students performed for an audience of friends and family at the school on Friday evening.

Kurn Hattin GRAMMY Foundation Award Ceremony

Kurn Hattin music director Lisa Bianconi was presented with an award from the GRAMMY Foundation at the school on Thursday.

BUHS vs. BFUHS Varsity Baseball

The Colonels defeated visiting Bellows Falls, 7-2, on Tuesday evening at Tenney Field.

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day 2014 in Brattleboro.

Early Spring in Brattleboro

Scenes of early spring from around Brattleboro, VT.

New Ownership of William Czar Bradley Law Office

On April 10th, the state of Vermont handed over ownership of the historic William Czar Bradley Law Office to the Westminster Historical Society.

Green Street School “Arts Night”

Green Street School had its annual "Arts Night" on Wednesday, April 9th where students performed music, read original poetry and displayed their artwork for family and friends.

Officer Involved Shooting at America’s Best Inn

There was an officer involved shooting at America's Best Inn on Putney Rd. in Brattleboro early Friday morning.

Vilas Bridge Takeover

Several concerned citizens showed up at the Vilas Bridge on Tuesday afternoon to post a declaration that Vermont is "claiming" the bridge, which New Hampshire has left derelict.

Pre-K Maple Sugaring at Lilac Ridge Farm

Pre-K children visited Lilac Ridge Farm in Brattleboro on the morning of March 27th to learn about maple sugaring. The Windham Child Care Association administers grants to local childcare centers funded by the United Way Fund for Quality Early Childhood Education for enrichment programs such as this collaboration with Lilac Ridge Farm and some local daycare centers.

Brooks House Construction Progress

An update on the re-construction of the historic Brooks House in Brattleboro.

IBIT Dance Company

IBIT (Intrinsic Beauty of Invisible Things) Dance Company rehearses at Headroom Stages on Elliot St. in Brattleboro on Tuesday afternoon.

Girls on the Run at Academy School

Girls from Academy School participate in Girls on the Run, an after school program to help girls in 3rd to 8th grade to attain social, physical and emotional well-being through fun, uplifting activities.

Sherwin Art Glass – Bellows Falls

Chris Sherwin of Sherwin Art Glass in Bellows Falls makes glass pumpkins in his studio on Monday afternoon.

New Hampshire Town Meeting Day

Town Meeting Day 2014 in New Hampshire.

Newborn Lamb Visits Holton Home

Joe Cook brought his one month old lamb to visit the residents at local nursing homes including Holton Home on Tuesday morning.

Commonwealth Dairy Donation to Dairyvision

Commonwealth Dairy made a large donation to support Dairyvision, an initiative designed by Vermont dairy farmers to support profitable and environmentally sustainable growth of the dairy industry on March 7th.

Town Meeting Day in Windham County

Images of town meeting day from around Windham County.

The Gathering Place Celebrates 25 Years

The Gathering Place adult day center in Brattleboro is celebrating its 25th year this week.

2014 Brattleboro Winter Carnival

Photos & video from the 2014 Brattleboro Winter Carnival including the torch lighting, bowling day, variety show, Co-op pizza cooking class and Queen's pageant.

92nd Harris Hill Ski Jumping Competition

Photos from the 92nd Harris Hill ski jumping competition in Brattleboro on Feb. 15-16, 2014.

PHOTOS: BUHS Musical, “The Boy Friend”

The Brattleboro Union High School Music Department presents Sandy Wilson's, "The Boy Friend". Performances are on Feb. 14th at 7:00pm and Feb. 15th at 2:00pm and 7:00 pm.

PHOTOS: NEYT Treasure Island

NEYT's "Treasure Island" directed by Peter Gould will open Friday, February 7 and will run through Feb. 16.

PHOTOS: Feb. 5th Snow Storm in the Brattleboro Area

A snow storm cancelled school in the Brattleboro area on February 5th. Here are some images from the storm around our coverage area.

PHOTOS & VIDEO: 11th Annual Collegiate A Cappella Concert

The Latchis Theater held its 11th Annual Collegiate A Cappella Concert on Saturday evening. Six a cappella groups performed to the sold out theater including the Amherst College Zumbyes, Clark University Clark Bars, Dartmouth Aires, UVM Cat's Meow, Williams College Ephlats and the Tufts Beelzebubs.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro Fire Captain Billy Johnson’s Retirement Open House

A retirement open house was thrown on January 29th for Brattleboro Fire Captain Billy Johnson.

PHOTOS: Kurn Hattin Celebrates Lisa Bianconi

Kurn Hattin school held a surprise reception for its music teacher, Lisa Bianconi to celebrate her placement in the top 10 finalists for the first-ever Grammy Music Educator Award.

PHOTOS: Rep. Peter Welch Visits Bellows Falls and Brattleboro

Peter Welch visited Sovernet Communications in Bellows Falls and toured various businesses in the Brattleboro area on Tuesday, January 21st.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro Outing Club- Winter Experience Program (Cross Country Skiing)

Green Street School students learn to cross country ski with the Brattleboro Outing Club's winter experience program on Upper Dummerston Rd. in Brattleboro.

PHOTOS: Getting in touch with local legislators

As the 2014 Vermont legislative session begins, here is a look at the 14 state legislators serving Windham County.

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PHOTOS: Twin Valley Middle/High School Construction

Construction continues at Twin Valley Middle/High School in Whitingham.

PHOTOS: Windham County Year in Review 2013

Some the best photos from the Brattleboro Reformer photographer(s), taken in 2013.

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PHOTOS: Ice Fishing and Skating on the Retreat Meadows

The Retreat Meadows have frozen over, to the joy of local ice skaters and ice fishermen.

PHOTOS: Christmas Lights around Brattleboro

A selection of christmas lights and displays at homes and businesses in the Brattleboro area.

PHOTOS: Dot’s Restaurant

Dot's Restaurant in Wilmington has re-opened after damage from Hurricane Irene forced the local favorite to close its doors.

PHOTOS: Winter in the Brattleboro Area

Winter scenes from the Brattleboro area.

PHOTOS: Kurn Hattin Visitor’s Day — Christmas Concert

Kurn Hattin had its annual Visitors Day and Christmas program directed by music director Lisa Bianconi.

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PHOTOS: BUHS Drumming Workshop

Drummer Steve Leicach leads a drumming workshop for students at Brattleboro Union High School.

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PHOTOS: Vernon Elementary School Craft Fair

Vernon Elementary School held a craft fair on Friday, December 6th.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro’s First Snow of the Season

Brattleboro was hit with its first substantial snow storm on Sunday night into Monday.

PHOTOS: Hinsdale race track, historic images

Historic images of the Hinsdale race track.

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PHOTOS: New England Youth Theater’s “Oliver!”

Brattleboro's New England Youth Theater prepares for performances of its holiday show, "Oliver", directed by Stephen Stearns.

PHOTOS: Elysian Hills Tree Farm

Owners Bill and Mary Lou Schmidt intend to remain residents of the Knapp Road property. But they've enlisted the land trust to locate a new owner and operator for the historic farm.

PHOTOS: 2013 Reformer Christmas Stocking

The 2013 Reformer Christmas Stocking has kicked off its 77th year. The Stocking has become a year-round program. In actuality, the children now have their coats, boots, hats, mittens and the younger ones, their snowpants. They are all set for this year's cold winter weather. Distribution of the winter clothing took place from Nov. 8-16 this year. Over 1,330 children, ages 0-15, from 619 families were outfitted during those nine days. These numbers include several children from families who lost their possessions in recent house fires.

PHOTOS: Hinsdale Race Track Demolition

Tyler Excavating works to demolish what was once Hinsdale Greyhound Park. The race track opened for horse racing in 1958 and closed in 2008 after transitioning to a greyhound race track.

PHOTOS: Black Mountain Estates- Brattleboro

Construction is in progress on a rental home community that is being built by Brunelle & Son Construction on Black Mountain Road in Brattleboro.

PHOTOS: Townshend Community Food Shelf’s Turkey Drop

The Townshend Community Food Shelf hosted a "Turkey Drop" on Monday morning. Each $5 donation was given a one square foot "deed" on the front lawn of the Townshend Church and the deed in which the "turkey" landed won a prize. The event raised about $1500 to go towards defraying the cost of holiday baskets for the Townshend Community Food Shelf.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro Boys & Girls Club Street Safety

Teenagers from the Boys & Girls Club in Brattleboro teamed up with the Safe Street Project to stencil areas in downtown Brattleboro with street safety messages.

PHOTOS: Brooks House Construction

Construction workers continue their work on the Brooks House in downtown Brattleboro. The building was heavily damages by a fire in April 2011.

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PHOTOS: I-91 Bridge Project

A piece by piece demolition of the Interstate-91 Bridge in Brattleboro began this week. The demolition is the start of a $60 million project to replace the aging, deteriorated bridge over Route 30 and the West River.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro Area Veterans Day Observance

Veterans Day Observances in Brattleboro, Chesterfield and at Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster.

PHOTOS: Fire on Sweet Pond Rd.

A house fire at 458 Sweet Pond Rd. in Guilford began sometime early Friday afternoon. Firefighters from surrounding towns worked to put out the flames and salvage the family's belongings.

PHOTOS: Veterans’ Day event at St. Michael’s Catholic School

Representatives from the American Legion Post 5 visited students at St. Michael's Catholic School in Brattleboro.

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PHOTOS: Brattleboro Area Halloween 2013

Halloween parades and events in and around Brattleboro.

PHOTOS: Keene Pumpkin Festival 2013

Carved pumpkins line Main Street and various other corners of the downtown during the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival in Keene, N.H.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Colors of Autumn

Autumn in the Brattleboro area.

PHOTOS: 214 Elliot Street Fire

A 3-alarm fire blazed through an apartment building at 214 Elliot St. in Brattleboro on Wednesday evening.

PHOTOS: Pine Heights Derby

Tigers and Webelos from Cub Scout Pack 412 help run the "Pine Heights Derby" at Pine Heights Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brattleboro.

PHOTOS: Fire Prevention Week at Westminster Fire Station

The Westminster Fire Department held a day of fire safety demonstrations and activities for students from local schools on Friday morning for Fire Prevention Week.

PHOTOS: State commits to Dutton Pines

In response to calls for more attention to be paid to Dutton Pines State Forest Park off Route 5, officials from the Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation on Thursday visited Dummerston to clean up the property.

PHOTOS: Brattleboro vs. Bellows Falls Field Hockey

The Brattleboro Union High School varsity field hockey team took on Bellows Falls Union High School at BFUHS on Tuesday afternoon. Junior forward Sarah Wells scored five goals on Tuesday afternoon to lead the undefeated Bellows Falls field hockey team to a 7-0 victory.

PHOTOS: Rescue Inc. Boat Rescue Demonstration/Raffle

The Southern Vermont Rescue Technical Team staged a "Dramatic Water Rescue" demonstration at The Marina in Brattleboro on Wednesday evening and Rescue Inc. drew the winning ticket for its 2013 Subaru Crosstrek raffle.

PHOTOS: BUHS Boys Soccer vs. Rutland

The Brattleboro boys soccer team lost a thriller to visiting Rutland, 3-2, on Monday night. Conner Elliott-Knaggs scored and also set up Brennen Zolnoski's burial to lead the 3-3-1 Colonels.

PHOTOS: Doggiepalooza in Wilmington, Vt. (9.28.13)

Doggiepalooza, a day of dog-related events in downtown Wilmington was held on Saturday, Sept. 28.

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PHOTOS: Annual Pickle Festival, Winchester, N.H. [09.28.13]

Scenes from the annual Pickle Festival in Winchester, N.H., including the morning parade along Main Street.

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PHOTOS: ITV Film Festival

Scenes from Friday afternoon at the ITV Film Festival in Dover.

PHOTOS: Career Expo- Brattleboro

A Career Expo was held on Thursday at the Quality Inn on Putney Rd. in Brattleboro. 503 jobseekers showed up to the event.

PHOTOS: High School Harvest- Brattleboro (with video)

Students from BUHS, the Windham Regional Career Center and UVM Extension have been working together to plant and harvest vegetables at VABEC. On Thursday, students dug up sweet potatoes for the "high school harvest" program.

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PHOTOS: Karate Nationals at Bellows Falls Union High School

The Vermont State Nationals took place at the Bellows Falls Union High School gym.

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PHOTOS: Newfane Congregational Church- Apple Pie Making

Volunteers prepare apple pies for the Newfane Heritage Festival at the Newfane Congregational Church.

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Gaines Farm- Guilford

Gaines Farm in Guilford opened its corn maze and hayrides this weekend.

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PHOTOS: Dover’s New Town Park

The all new Dover Town Park officially opened to the public on Sept. 18.

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Photos: Marlboro Community Fair

The 31st Annual Marlboro Community Fair was held on September 14th at Muster Field in Marlboro. The fair's theme this year was "Makers of Marlboro".

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Photos: Storm Damage- Brattleboro Area

Storms on Thursday, September 12, 2013 caused damage throughout Brattleboro and the surrounding towns.

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Photos: Brattleboro Girls Soccer vs. MAU (09.10.13)

The Brattleboro Union High School Colonels girls soccer team faces off with Mount Anthony Union High School Patriots on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

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Photos: Syria Protest

Protestors hold a vigil in downtown Brattleboro to protest the possibility of the U.S. taking military action in Syria. The vigil was one of over 165 held across the country that were done in hopes of sending a clear message to Congress to vote "no" on the authorization to use military force in Syria.

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PHOTOS: Winchester Stables — Horse Therapy

Lexi Leland, 3, participates in weekly horse therapy at Winchester Stables in Newfane to help her with developmental disabilities. Program Director Lorna Young and volunteer Patsy Mehlhop work with Lexi and her therapy horse "Spot".

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Photos: “What are you grateful for?” (public art in downtown Brattleboro)

A large blackboard that asks passerby the question, "What are you grateful for?" has recently been installed on Flat Street in Brattleboro as part of the Watching Angels Public Art Show.

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Photos: GSP School of Manufacturing Technology

The official ribbon cutting ceremony and tour through the new GSP School of Manufacturing Technology in Brattleboro.

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Photos: The Guilford Fair 2013

The Guilford Fair, now in its 69th year, filled two days on Labor Day weekend (Sunday and Monday) with family fun.

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Photos: Indie Film- “110 Llandaff”

Director Jane Baker of Brattleboro works with local actors during rehearsal for the filming of "110 Llandaff", an indie film that will be filmed in Brattleboro in September.

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Photos: On this day in 2011, Tropical Storm Irene strikes Windham County

Two years ago, Tropical Storm Irene wreaked havoc on Windham County and the rest of Vermont.

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Photos: Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant, Vernon, Vt.

Entergy Corporation, the owners of Vermont Yankee Nuclear plant in Vernon, on Tuesday morning announced plans to close and decommission the power station following its current fuel cycle.

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Photos: Rock River Revival Parade and Festival in Newfane, Vt.

The Rock River Revival Parade and Festival was held in Newfane, Vt., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.

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Photos: Putney Solar Array opening

Members of Vermont's first community solar farm met at the site in Putney Friday to celebrate the opening of the solar array.

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Photos: BUHS Fall Sports Preview

The BUHS football and field hockey teams practice before the beginning of the fall sports season.

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Photos: Renovations at the Rockingham Public Library

The newly renovated Rockingham Public Library in Bellows Falls.

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Photos: Guilford Country Store

Take a look inside the newly re-opened Guilford Country Store in Guilford, Vt.

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Photos: Deerfield Valley Farmer’s Day Fair

The 96th Annual Deerfield Valley Farmer's Day Fair in Wilmington.

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Photos: Walker Farm

Employees at Walker Farm in Dummerston transplant parsley and work in the greenhouses.

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Photos: Federal Agents Serve Search Warrant in Brattleboro

The Brattleboro Police Department and agents from Homeland Security Investigations in serving a search warrant at a home on Holden Street

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Photos: Tour through the Bellows Falls Middle School rennovations

Bellows Falls Middle School will soon begin its first full school year now that renovations have been completed.

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Photos: Twin Valley groundbreaking

Students and officials from the Twin Valley School District break ground at the site of the new Twin Valley Middle and High School facility in Whitingham, Vermont.

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Photos: Brattleboro 11’s Little League tourney

The Brattleboro 11-year-old Little League team competed for the state championship on Monday, July 29, but came up short against South Burlington.

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Photos: Picking Blueberries in Putney, Vt.

People enjoy the summer rite of picking their own blueberries at Green Mountain Orchards in Putney, Vt.

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Photos: Circus Smirkus returns to Brattleboro

Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s award-winning international youth circus, returned to Brattleboro, July 16 and 17, 2013

PHOTOS: New York City police officer Rafael Ramos remembered after tragic shooting

Photos from the funeral service for NYC policeman Rafael Ramos. Ramos and his partner were shot on a Brooklyn street in their patrol car.

PHOTOS: Remembering the Indian Ocean tsunami ten years later

Many survivors and loved ones returned to remember the victims and the destruction caused by the 2004 Tsunami ten years later.

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PHOTOS: A look back at the deadly Indian Ocean tsunami ten years later

Photos from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that left nearly a quarter-million people dead in one of modern history’s worst natural disasters.

PHOTOS: Donkey Milk in Santiago, Chile

Donkey breeder Carlos Aravena has been raising burros on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile and selling their milk as long as he can remember.

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PHOTOS: Christmas 2014 celebrated around the world

Photos of people celebrating Christmas 2014 around the world, from Iraq to Brazil.

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Bellows Falls Girls Basketball vs. West Rutland

The Bellows Falls varsity girls basketball team improved to 2-2 with a 55-45 victory over West Rutland on Tuesday night.

PHOTOS: Christmas in Pakistan

Just two percent of people are Christian in Pakistan where the population is overwhelmingly Muslim.

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PHOTOS: Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson

BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Violent protests broke out in suburban St. Louis after another black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer.

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