Pipe dreams

Arts venues sustain Brattleboro’s rich organ legacy By Bill LeConey, Vermont Country Magazine BRATTLEBORO — When Henry Danaher performed a free concert on the historic Estey pipe organ at Epsilon Spires on a weekday afternoon in December, he wasn’t merely “tickling the

Holidays gone sideways

These films depict the best of times, the worst of times By Dan Tebo, Vermont Country correspondent As 2022 crawls to a close, we once again find ourselves navigating the holidays through the dense fog of this relentless pandemic. While the threat


‘Forest of Mystery’ is a fall treasure

By Chris MaysVermont Country Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center’s “Forest of Mystery” is a fun way to celebrate the fall season by hiking at night and taking in a haunting but humorous story. James and Jess Gelter, a couple from Brattleboro, have been

A trail that leads hikers to the distant past

By Jim TherrienVermont Country WOODFORD — Ghost towns in the Old West are depicted with sun-bleached wooden storefronts, saloon doors creaking in the wind and tumbleweed rolling down deserted streets. But that wasn’t the case in New England when early settlements were


Vernon boy’s dance moves are dope

By Shane CoveyVermont Country BRATTLEBORO — Halfway through a hip-hop class at Kelly’s Dance Academy in late July, all eyes were on a 9-year-old boy from Vernon. “C-Double-O-P” was about to bust a move. The fourth-grader at Vernon Elementary School squatted down


Beads of time

History, currency and spirituality on display at Brattleboro museum By Patricia HerleviVermont Country correspondent Before there were love beads, before the rosaries of Christian faith and long before vitamin pills, humans traded, prayed with and provided for their nutritional needs with beads.

These ghostly films will never die!

Our reviewer goes for a walk with some flicks that might live forever By Dan TeboVermont Country correspondent It’s fall in New England, and the trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go. At

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