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It's a local news source by and for the people of Brattleboro, Vermont, published continually. You can get involved in this experiment in citizen journalism by submitting meeting results, news, events, stories, reviews, how-to's, recipes, places to go, things to do, or anything else important to Brattleboro. Or, just drop by to see what others have contributed.

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Brattleboro Bike Equipment Rentals?

Does anyone know if there is someplace local to rent a bike with a kid's seat and helmet? Need it for June 1st through the 4th.

Or do any ibrattleboro folks have one they would rent out/loan? Thanks!

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Setting Up a New Computer

I have to write my question here because I can't figure out how else to do it.

Do just files transfer, or do programs transfer as well? Do programs need to be re-downlaoded? Thanks, Dfk-b

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If I Had Input For The New Fire/Police Project Committee, How Would I Contact Them?

Because, in fact, I do have relevant input and I'd like to share it with them ASAP.  What is the best way in this town to get contact information to be able to connect with all of the members of a committee (by phone, or email, or whatever medium works for them)?

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Recommend a Professional Interior Painter in Southern Vermont?

We are looking for recommendations for someone insured to paint the inside of a house in Brookline, Vermont. Just north of Newfane.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Wednesday Farmers Market?

Wednesday Farmers Market?

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Any Tips For Someone New To Biking To And Around Brattleboro?

Where are the bike racks in Brattleboro? 

I recenty moved to town and even more recently got my bike/helmet in shape.  Now all I need to do is venture out.  I love the idea of biking as alternate transportation, particularly when there are errands to run or events to go to.  What does a Brattleboroan bicyclist need to know?

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What Will Happen To The Carbon Harvest Structure At The Town Dump?

With Carbon Harvest declaring bankruptcy, what will happen to the...greenhouse thingy...that was built at the dump on Old Ferry Road?  Are there plans to seek a use for it that will honor the original intent as best as possible?  I am very curious about this.  Hope someone is working on it.  Anyone here know anything about it?

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Does Anybody Know What Happened at The Meadows Today?

Does anybody know what happened this afternoon around 3:15pm? I drove past two fire trucks, six police cars, rescue,... I saw a guy in a yellow and black dive suit~ all at the mouth of The Meadows on Route 30.

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Computer Recommendations

Can anyone comment on what they beleive to be the best choice(s) for a PC destop?  

Are there differences between brands, and what would make one a better choice than another.

Thanks,

SK-B

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Object in Putney Road Last Evening?

Did anyone else have to swerve to avoid a tire or similar-looking object lying in Putney Road between Eaton Ave & Vermont Ave around 8pm last night (Monday 4/22)?  We sacrificed a mirror to one of those telephone poles right next to the southbound lane (he ones all scarrd up from being hit by other vehicles, plow blades, etc).  Nothing seen in daylight this morning except mirror fragments by the pole.

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Images and Ideas

Here's a question posed by Lynda Barry to her writing class recently:

What is the difference between and image and an idea?

What say ye?

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Question About Dead Computers

What are the options for dead computers in town? Thanks!

Oh, and does anyone locally convert video tapes to discs? Thanks, twice.

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Accident at the Bridge?

Anyone hear what happened at the bridge in town? I just heard there was something involving a person jumping or possibly getting hit?

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Appliance Repairman Near Brattleboro?

We're looking for an appliance repairman to do some work on our dryer.

Suggestions appreciated. Thanks

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Notary Public in Brattleboro?

Anyone know where's a cheap notary public service in town?

TM

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Safest Hotel Parking Lot Near Brattleboro?

Hi. I have a relative coming to visit who drives his retirement pride and joy, a very upscale motorcycle. Any ideas on what hotel parking lot is the most secure around here? Thanks in advance.

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Computer Helper?

Can anyone help me solve this horrible problem? I have a laptop (HP) 5 years old. I recently noticed on the bottom right of the screen where it used to say "windows 7", that it suddenly read :

Windows 7 Professional Test mode
Windows 7 Build 7600

So here's my idiot of the century mistake explained;

My curiosity led to one thing after another and I found myself at a tech blog trying to understand what may have happened to create this change. I never did find out because I went only so far before reading some instructions on how to remove that message which required downloading a program .. Said to be from Microsoft.. Called "fix it".

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Who Buys Used Books in Brattleboro? CDs? DVDs?

I have a wide variety of books that I would like to sell.  Where is the best place to do so in Brattleboro?

Same question for CDs and DVDs - is Turn it Up the only place in town for those items?

Thanks in advance.

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Appliance Repairers in Brattleboro?

Washer and dryer both acting up and need troubleshooting and possible repair. Does anyone do this sort of thing around here any more? They're not all that old, hate to replace them if they're fixable.

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Looking For a "Green House Cleaner" Near Brattleboro

I'm looking for a green house cleaner in Brattleboro. I have many allergies and want someone who uses natural cleaning products. Anyone have any #'s or websites?? Thanks.

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