After the fire, a new chapter

BRATTLEBORO — First came a fire, then a flood.

But despite disasters that battered Brattleboro’s downtown last year, a hopeful spirit is visible today in the streets of the bustling town just over the New Hampshire border.

And residents and business owners displaced by last April’s devastating fire who spoke to The Sentinel last week say they’ve been able to find some good among the challenges of the past year. Continue reading