Savvy Social Security Planning for Women

Join us on Wednesday, January 16th at 7pm for the educational workshop, Savvy Social Security Planning for Women.

Social Security is one of the few income sources that keeps up with inflation and lasts for life. But most women fail to maximize their benefits because they don’t understand the little-known rules that can help them get more out of the system.


Post Office Protester?

Whatever happened to the man who used to protest something unspecified in front of the Main Street post office always trailing computer print-out pages that he regularly stopped to switch with other trailing computer print-out pages from the back seat of his car?


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 12-17 to 12-21

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438


Found Cat

I found this cat yowling unhappily in a tree on one of the tree streets tonight.  He’s an intact male with a gray mackerel coat with a white chest and paws.  He’s very sweet and friendly.  He doesn’t have a collar and has a few small wounds.  Is this your cat, or do you know who he belongs to?


Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department Offers Mini Camp

The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department is pleased to announce they will be offering a Mini Camp for children 5-11 year old (maximum 25 participants).  The camp will be held on Wednesday – Friday, December 26th – 28th from 8:30am to 1:30 pm at the Gibson Aiken Center. (Children may stay for Open Gym at 1:30 which is also a supervised program). 


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 12-10 to 12-14

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burgers, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438

Mon – chicken cordon bleu, baked potato, & veg


Played Out! LGBTQ+ Game Night at The Root

Calling all LGBT+ folk and allies! Join us for card games, board games, and dice games every month at The Root. We have plenty of games, and please bring your favorites as well as a friend or two. Free and open to all ages; 16 and under, please bring a responsible adult. The Root is fragrance-free and has an accessible restroom.


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 12-3 to 12-7

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438

Mon – fried chicken breast, mashed potato w/ gravy & veg


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 11-26 to 11-30

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438

Mon – chicken lo mein w/ homemade eggrolls (apple pie cupcakes for $1.50)


Parking Accessibility Survey

The Brattleboro Town ADA Committee is looking for solutions to parking issues for people with mobility issues in our downtown. If you have a mobility issue of any kind, please participate in our brief survey. We encourage you to share the survey link with others as well.   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JWS8VJY


VFW $6 Lunch Specials 11-19 to 11-23 Open to the Public

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438

Mon – pan fried boneless pork loin w/ mashed potato, gravy & veg


Mystery Triangle

The image in this article is a book cover showing the 3 Giza pyramids in Egypt.

At the lower right, you see sort of a green triangle. It’s not something I would expect to see next to the pyramids.

Can anybody guess what it really is?


Slideshow Presentation on the Spring Bird Migration in Spain

Join Mary Lea, Connie Woodberry and Putney’s Bob Lawson for a photo presentation of their birding trip to southern Spain at the Southeastern Vermont Audubon Society meeting on Tuesday, November 20. They observed some 150 species, including those moving from Africa to Spain and further north.