Thursday July 18th the Southern Vermont Dance Festival will present its Opening Gala Concert at 4:30pm at the Latchis Theater on 50 Main St, in Brattleboro, Vermont. This performance will involve both upbeat as well as works with more serious themes. This kick-off event to the four-day festival is perfect for dance lovers and families alike, featuring many exciting genres of dance and high quality choreography from all over the world. The festival’s choreographers have come from every corner of the country to share new and revived work! There will be works in modern, ballet, fusion dance and more!
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 7/15/19
Monday, July 15, 2019
4:00 am North Branch Nature Center – The Emerald Ash Borer in Montpelier
4:30 am Vermont Physicians for a National Health Program – Panel Discussion
5:00 am Brattleboro Goes Fourth – 2019 July 4th Parade
5:25 am Migrant Farmworkers’ Regional Soccer Tournament – 7/6/19
At 5:05am Central Dispatch received a call for a building fire at 25 Shore Dr. Engine 2 and Ladder 1 out of Central Station and Engine 4 out of Station 2 responded on a 1stalarm. Upon arrival at 5:13am Engine 2 reported heavy fire showing from the front of the building and ordered a 2ndalarm be struck, recalling all off duty Brattleboro Firefighters and bringing all Brattleboro apparatus to the scene. Engine 4 laid a supply line to Engine 2 from a hydrant on Eaton Ave and Engine 2 crew stretched a 2 ½” attack line, knocked down a big volume of fire from the outside, the advanced an attack line to the interior of the house. Information was quickly gathered that all of the occupants were out of the house and uninjured. Extinguishment of the fire continued by the interior crew and as more help arrived additional attack lines were stretched to help with fire attack. The fire was declared under control at 7:18am.
The Brattleboro VFW Post #1034 located at 40 Black Mountain Road will be hosting their annual family outing Sunday, July 28th. A $20 ticket will enter you for a chance to win money. The meal will be 1/2 BBQ chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, and a roll. The $20 cost will also cover entry to the dance featuring the Playin’ Possum Band.
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
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu July 15 to July 19
July 15 Quiche
Greek Yogurt w/Fruit
At 2:30 on Friday, July 12, Hinesburg Road has been reopened to regular traffic. The box culvert has been installed and there is still some work to be done at the site next week. While the rest of the work is completed, there will be one lane, alternating traffic in the area of 402 Hinesburg Road.
The taxpayers of the Town of Brattleboro are hereby notified and warned that Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes assessed upon the Grand List of 2019 are now due and payable to the Town Treasurer at the Treasurer’s Office in the Brattleboro Municipal Center, 230 Main Street, Suite 111, Brattleboro, Vermont, in four equal installments as follows:
The Brattleboro Arts Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 5:00pm at The Hatch Space, located at 35 Frost Street.
The Brattleboro ADA Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, July 19, 2019, at 9:00am in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
The Town of Brattleboro is looking for citizens to serve on the following committees and boards:
Brattleboro Housing Partnerships Board of Commissioners
Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC)
You may have read that courts ruled that Trump, using a Twitter account for official, open government purposes, cannot block people based on the views they express. This applies to all public officials, not just Trump. It’s a first amendment issue.
Members of the Selectboard and elected Representative Town Meeting reps should take notice and proceed with caution.
As part of the Downtown Design Plan, the Brattleboro Planning Commission is accepting proposals for Better Block projects to be designed and built by community members. The Planning Commission will select three temporary projects to be installed September 20-22 in downtown.
Better Block projects could include pop-up shops or eateries, art displays or performances, spaces for games or excercise, improvements to sidewalks or crosswalks, bike lanes or parking, outdoor seating or reading areas, streetscaping and landscaping, changes to buiding facades, etc.