The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 5:30pm in the Cusick Conference Room (2ndfloor) at the Windham Regional Career Center (80 Atwood Street).
Brattleboro, VT—Brattleboro Community Television (BCTV) started this petition (below) today (Feb 22, 2019) via Change.org to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
Across the county, public access television stations – one of the last forms of free, local and accessible media available to Americans – face the threat of being defunded by the end of this year, as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission quickly moves to adopt a rule change that would permanently strip them of funding under pressure from big cable corporations.
Below is information that might be helpful to know for March 5th local elections.
Attached is a sample ballot from each of Brattleboro’s three districts. All districts’ ballots are the same except for Town Meeting Members for each district. Absentee ballots are currently available at the Town Clerk’s Office and may be requested until 5:00 pm on Monday, March 4. Sample ballots can also be found on our website at www.brattleboro.orgunder Elections.
The Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC) will meet on Monday, February 25, 2019, at 5:30pm in the Brooks Memorial Library Meeting Room.
Less than a week away! View the raptors and wildlife of Brattleboro through photographic images at the Brooks Memorial Library from February 26th through March 22nd. Photographs, by Dara Carleton Wildlife Photography, will include bald eagles, ospreys, cormorants, songbirds, small critters, and waterfowl images all taken within a 30-minute drive from Brattleboro. Come view the bald eagles and wildlife that’s right in your backyard! Opening reception will be Wednesday February 27th from 5-7pm.
Brooks Memorial Library is pleased to offer access to the Pongalo Novela Club!
If you are a fan of Spanish Language Television, look no further! Your library card allows you to register for a FREE RB Digital account, and from there you may choose programs from such categories as: Columbia, Venezuela, Péliculas, Telenovelas, and Series, and watch them en español. Stream from home, or come in to use one of our laptops or public access computers!
February was designated American Heart Month by the American Heart Association, and the first official observance was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1963, to raise awareness of heart diseases—the number one killers of Americans, according to the CDC and to tell people about all the steps they can take to minimize their risks and improve their health.
This is just a reminder to anyone who might not have heard the great news:
Do you have old fines from years ago? Brooks Memorial Library will forgive them, and you can start over with a clean slate We have changed for the better!
Moving forward, we are mostly FINE FREE.
iBrattleboro comes of age today. The site turns sixteen.
Sixteen means we can get a learner’s permit for driving. We can drop out of school. We can consent. We can get an adult passport, donate blood, and in some countries vote, drink or join an army.
Some other notable sixteens: Louis XVI, 16 personality types in the Myers-Briggs system, 16 pawns in a chess set, the F-16, and it’s the the age Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger and falls asleep.
Next in our series of interview with Brattleboro Selectboard candidates is Daniel Quipp, running for a one-year seat.
Give us a brief biography – who are you? What do you do?
I’m originally from Wales and married to a person who grew up in Newfane. I have been coming to Brattleboro since 2004 and have lived here since 2014. I’m currently a crisis fuel worker with SEVCA and just started a new job with Vermont Interfaith Action working in Windham and Bennington counties.
We are excited to host a Brattleboro Town School Board Candidates’ Forum on Monday, February 25th from 7-8:30 pm, downstairs in the Main reading Room!
Prospective candidates include Emily Murphy Kaur, Jill Stahl Tyler, Spoon Agave, Andy Davis, and Robin Morgan.
The Brattleboro Selectboard handed out annual liquor licenses then held an extended discussion about COSU, a collaborative community project to tear down silos and create connections between addiction and recovery programs in the community.