Sugar House Tour in Guilford Saturday

Windham Regional Woodlands Association (WRWA) is sponsoring its annual Sugar House Tour on Saturday. Each year WRWA showcases a different sugaring operation. This year East Hill Farm will be hosting the tour of their traditional wood fired sugaring operation with about 1050 taps on a pipeline, of which 400 are on 3/16” gravity line and an additional 700 taps with a light vacuum. In recognition of the old ways, they set out one to two hundred buckets.


Generation Zapped: Award-Winning Documentary

Zapped Poster

At 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 3, Generation Zapped, an award-winning documentary about the possible effects of wireless technology will be shown at the Brattleboro Coop Community Room, 7 Canal Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Generation Zapped reveals the evidence for impacts on our health, moods, behaviors, fertility, and brain function.


Compassion and Human Services: A Free Discussion Panel

Join us at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 27th, at Brooks Memorial Library, as Compassionate Brattleboro brings speakers from around the community together for an FREE, open panel discussion. Speakers will include: Chloe Learey and Margaret Atkinson of Winston Prouty Center; David Schoales, Moderator.


VISION 2020: Global Climate Change Advocate Dr. Edward Cameron, with the Climate Café

At 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 2, Brooks Memorial Library and the Climate Café are pleased to welcome back Dr. Edward Cameron, a global climate change advocate with many years of experience working with the EU and other international organizations to to support bold actions towards the  pursuit of a low-carbon, climate-resilient and inclusive global economy.

In this presentation, he will present the key lessons from the IPCC 1.5C report and outline a vision for building a low-carbon, climate-resilient and inclusive economy in Vermont, throughout the United States, and across the globe. He will look beyond challenges towards climate change, and explore how each of us can use this moment to build a just and sustainable world for all.


An Army Physician’s Experience in Vietnam 1968-1969

At 7 pm on Monday, March 25th, join Dr. Robert Tortolani in the Brooks Memorial Liberary Community Meeting Room, where he will share some of his personal experiences during his time of service as a medic during the Vietnam War.  He will show slides and a film from his personal collection, followed by an open discussion.


Know Your Rights in the Era of #MeToo

At 6 pm on Wednesday, March 27th, join the Women’s Action Team and the Women’s Freedom Center at Brooks Memorial Library, for an open community conversation: Know Your Rights in the Era of #MeToo.

The #MeToo Movement has clearly changed the cultural landscape. But how do we know if it’s safe to speak about our experiences of harm, especially in public?


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 3-18 to 3-23 (Sat)

The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch and breakfast this Saturday. 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 – meatloaf, mashed potato, veg


Caring For Our Own

Calling on Brattleboro community spirit!  A loyal friend to Brattleboro needs her people!

Teeth are not only for pretty.  They are an essential piece of our overall health.  Please, don’t let Laura Austan go without them!


Information Session on RGS Artist Trip to Tuscany To Be Held March 21

An informational meeting for anyone interested in joining the River Gallery School art trip to Tuscany in October will be held on Thursday, March 21, 6:00 p.m. at the school, 32 Main Street, Brattleboro. Those interested in learning more about the tour are invited to attend.

The trip will take place from October 4–11, 2019 in Pienza, Italy, with a three-day, optional stay prior to the tour in Cortona from October 1–3. The tour is sponsored by the River Gallery School and organized by Travel Fever Tours of Putney.


Compassion, Spiritual Teachings and Their Challenging Practices: A Free Community Conversation on Compassion:

Join us at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 13th, at Brooks Memorial Library, for the first of a series of FREE, open panel discussions designed to highlight the compassion issues in our town, responses to date, and priority needs to be addressed. This week’s discussion is: Compassion, Spiritual Teachings and Their Challenging Practices. Speakers will include: Yasmeen Chaudhri (Islam), Dek Fromer (Baha’i), Duncan Hilton (Christianity), Kate Judd (Judaism), moderated by Rev. Scott Couper, Minister of Centre Church.


On Being A Couch Potato

For many years, I thought being a couch potato was a function of personality — some people are couch potatoes, some aren’t.  I even felt virtuous about how much more productive I was not spending hours laying around watching tv.  It never occurred to me to ask why I was so virtuous until I got a sofa myself, one positioned in a living room with a screen in front of it.  Then I knew — my previous self hadn’t been a couch potato because she hadn’t had a couch.


Join the Brattleboro Youth Climate Action Rallies on March 15th

On March 15th, youth across the world, youth will be gathering to focus the attention of local, state and national legislators on protecting our resources and environment. 

Join young people of southern Vermont to demand that our lawmakers work to steer us from climate disaster, and protect our frontline communities who are already suffering the consequences of it. Gather peacefully to share ideas and ensure that future generations can live to experience a healthy natural world. Bring signs, songs, and knowledge. Bring your stories and passions. Bring respectful arguments, and a willingness to listen.


VFW $6 Lunch Specials Open to the Public 3-11 to 3-15

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 – maple bacon jam burger w/ onion rings


VT Public Utility Commission – Proposed Changes to Rule 5.300

At 6:30 pm on Monday, March 11th, the Vermont Public Utility Commission will explain Proposed Changes to Rule 5.300.  Please read the linked content below, and for questions about this rulemaking, please contact Elizabeth Schilling, Staff Attorney, at elizabeth.schilling@vermont.gov or 802-828-2358.  See Information about public participation in the State of Vermont Public Utility Commission process here:


Coffee With a Cop! A Free, Public Event

Join us  from 10 am – 12 pm on Tuesday, March 12th, as the Brattleboro Police Department presents: Coffee With a Cop! Anyone can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, and it is and a great way to get questions answered informally.They will be ready to chat about anything — from the Red Sox and the Celtics, to traffic concerns and home safety.