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A special publication of the Brattleboro Reformer Saturday, July 31, 2021

Brattleboro Area Realty deeply thanks our community! Voted Greater Brattleboro’s Best Real Estate Office 19 years running by Market Surveys of America Voted Best Real Estate office 6 years running by Brattleboro Reformers Readers Choice Kristen Ziter Taylor Broker/Owner was voted Remarkable Women’s

Chris Lewis,

Broker for over 30 years has been voted Best Real Estate agent for the third year! chris@brattleboroarearealty.com 802-380-2088

Entrepreneurial Leader in 2018

BRATTLEBOROAREAREALTY


FOOD & DRINK 

3 AUTOMOTIVE 

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SHOPPING 

6 RECREATION 

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 

8 COMMUNITY LIFE 

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HOME IMPROVEMENT 

13 WINNER INDEX 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Nina Nabizadeh works on a mural at the High Grove Parking Lot in Brattleboro 

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER.

Thank you for once again voting us Best Car Wash in Brattleboro! 873 Putney Rd. 802-257-5191 Like us at Facebook.com/burtontouchfreecarwash

www.burtoncarwash.com


Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards 2021

FOOD & DRINK BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

BEST FOOD TRUCK

Taste of Thai

The Marina

Black Mountain Square, 972 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-490-4482 tasteofthaivt.com

28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro 802-257-7563 marina.restaurant

Runner Up: Anon’s Thai Cuisine

Runner Up: Whetstone Station Resturant and Brewery

BEST ETHNIC FOOD

Tito’s Taqueria

BEST TAKEOUT

Tito’s Taqueria 895 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-579-1015 titostaqueria.com

895 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-579-1015 titostaqueria.com Runner Up: Panda North

Runner Up: Panda North

Daelyn Lynn, a team member for Tito’s Taqueria, prepares guacamole.

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KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Land Management, LLC

VOTED #1 FOR:

*Fully Insured* *Free Estimates*

Landscaping - Lawn Mowing - Hardscapes Septic Work - Driveway Repair - Drainage Field Mowing - Invasive Control - Snow Removal Sanding - Spring & Fall Cleanup - Trucking Hours: *Monday-Saturday 7:00am-5:30pm *Sunday Closed

Dummerston, Vt

glabach@yahoo.com *Office (802)-536-4025 *Texting Only (802)-490-6330

THANK YOU Specializing in: Commercial & Residential Cleaning Floor Care Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Window Washing Contract Office Maintenance

for voting us BEST for the 11th year in a row!

Whatever Your Needs:

Daily Weekly Bi-Weekly Monthly Fully Licensed & Insured Dependable

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BEST Landscaping / Lawn Care Company BEST Plowing Company BEST Excavating Company

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Thank you for voting us the Best Tire Store in 2021

Chesterfield Tire Service, Inc. Brook St. at Route 9, West Chesterfield, NH

FREE

BEST VIEW

BEST DELI

The Marina

Vermont Country Deli

28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro 802-257-7563 marina.restaurant Runner Up: Whetstone Station Resturant and Brewery

436 Western Ave., Brattleboro 802-257-9254 vermontcountrydeli.com Runner Up: Gouger’s Market & Deli

BEST CATERER

BEST BREAKFAST

Hardy Foard Catering

The Porch Cafe

The Porch Cafe, 648 Putney Road, Brattleboro 603-721-6078 theporchtoo.com/catering

648 Putney Road, Brattleboro 603-721-6078 theporchtoo.com/catering Runner Up: Chelsea Royal Diner

Runner Up: Bloomin Italian

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$10 off

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expires 9/30/2021

Buy or Schedule your Snow Tire Apt. early to avoid the rush Tel. 603-256-8801 Fax 603-256-8605 chster@live.com

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Christian Stromberg, owner and operator of Saxtons River Distillery, in Brattleboro, Vt., sits in one of the five cabanas that he built.


BEST SEAFOOD/SUSHI

BEST ICE CREAM

BEST DISTILLERY

Top of the Hill Grill Panda North

Blueberry Haus

632 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-258-9178 topofthehillgrill.com

809 Guilford Center Road, Guilford 802-233-7483 19 Elliot St., Brattleboro 802-246-7050 blueberryhaus.com

Saxtons River Distillery

Runner Up: Curtis’ All American Bar-Be-Que

1332 Putney Road, Ste. 200, Brattleboro 802-257-4578 pandanorthvt.com Runner Up: Panasian

BEST BURGER

BEST BAKERY

The Marina

Vermont Country Deli

28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro 802-257-7563 marina.restaurant Runner Up: Whetstone Station Resturant and Brewery

436 Western Ave., Brattleboro 802-257-9254 vermontcountrydeli.com Runner Up: Amy’s Bakery Arts Cafe

BEST GROCERIES

BEST PIZZA

155 Chickering Dr., Brattleboro 802-579-1172 saxtonsdistillery.com Runner Up: Copper Cannon Distillery

Runner Up: Fast Eddie’s Restaurant

BEST BREWERY

Brattleboro Food Co-op

Whetstone Station Resturant and Brewery

2 Main St., Brattleboro 802-257-0236 brattleborofoodcoop.coop

36 Bridge St., Brattleboro 802-490-2534 whetstonestation.com

BEST ORGANIC/HEALTH FOOD

Runner Up: Aldi

Runner Up: Snow Republic Brewery

419 Canal St., Brattleboro 802-254-3700 brattleboropizza.com Runner Up: Brattleboro Village Pizza

896 Putney Road, Unit 5, Brattleboro 802-254-1160 hannaford.com Runner Up: Market 32

Thanks for Voting Us

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Hannaford

House of Pizza

Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards 2021

BEST BBQ

Best Deli & Bakery in 2021!

Open 7 Days a Week! 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 802-257-9254

thank all We want to

THANK YOU

of our patients and friends for voting us Best Chiropractor, and for your continued support and patronage throughout the years!

Now accepting new patients! 20 Technology Dr. suite 4, Brattleboro

802-254-3300

www.Gruberchiro.com • Open Mon-Fri 8:30-12:30, 4:30-6:30

880 Western Avenue Suite 2 Brattleboro, VT 05301 (802) 257-7155 www.westbee.org

for your love and support!

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436 Western Ave., Brattleboro, VT 05301 vermontcountrydeli.com

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Dreaming up your ideal retirement is your job. Helping you build the foundation is ours. Contact us to see how we can help you build a portfolio that will meet your needs at all stages of your life.

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Philip George

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Josh Roberts

Financial Advisor

Financial Advisor

802-254-5226

802-579-1364

Ana Saavedra

David McFadden

802-257-4144

802-251-0405

Financial Advisor

Nick DuBois

Financial Advisor

802-257-7585

Financial Advisor

Andrew George Financial Advisor

802-254-5226

Call or visit your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Gillian Seaton, of Saxtons River, Vt., holds her 2-year-old daughter, Sistine, as they look for the right Christmas tree at the Walker’s Farm’s Elysian Hills Tree Farm, in Dummerston.

BEST NURSERY/GARDEN CENTER

Walker Farm 119 U.S. Rte. 5, East Dummerston 802-254-2051 walkerfarm.com Runner Up: Agway

BEST PET SUPPLIES

One Stop Country Pet Supply 648 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-257-3700 26 Ash Brook Road, Keene, N.H. 603-352-9200 onestopcountrypet.com Runner Up: Agway

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SHOPPING

Member SIPC

BEST APPLIANCES

Cocoplum Appliances 1300 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-9104 540 Main St., Keene, N.H. 603-355-8200 27 Park St., Essex Junction 802-878-6868 cocoplumappliances.com Runner Up: Manny’s Appliances

BEST HARDWARE

WW Building Supply 434 Rte. 100, Wilmington 802-464-3022 551 Rte. 30, Newfane 802-365-4333 wwbuilding.com Runner Up: Brown and Roberts Ace Hardware


BEST CONSIGNMENT

Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters

Love It Twice Resale and Consignment

74 Main St., Brattleboro 802-254-2933 74 Monadnock Hwy., North Swanzey, N.H. 603-352-6200 samsoutfitters.com

464 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-490-2160 loveittwice.net

Runner Up: Love It Twice

BEST SHOES

The Shoe Tree 135 Main St., Brattleboro 802-254-8515 shoetreevermont.com

Runner Up: Whippersnappers REFORMER FILE PHOTO

BEST ART GALLERY

Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts 181-183 Main St., Brattleboro 802-251-8290 mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com Runner Up: Veront Artisan Designs

Runner Up: Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters

Evan James Deutsch, president of Evan James Limited, uses tweezers to pick up a 5 carrot round brilliant diamond at the shop in Brattleboro.

BEST FLOWER SHOP

BEST TOYS

Windham Flowers

Love It Twice Resale and Consignment

178 Main St., Brattleboro 802-257-1411 windhamflowers.com Runner Up: Taylor for Flowers

464 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-490-2160 loveittwice.net Runner Up: Whippersnappers

BEST BOOKSTORE

Evan James Ltd.

BEST MUSIC STORE

Everyone’s Books

Turn It Up!

25 Elliot St., Brattleboro 802-254-8160 everyonesbks.com

85 Main St., Brattleboro 802-251-6015 turnitup.com

48 Main St., Brattleboro 802-254-3333 evanjames.com Runner Up: Renaissance Fine Jewelry

Runner Up: Bartleby’s Books

Here, banking stays personal.

16 Annual Best of Brattleboro Readers Choice Award Winner: “Best Mortgage Broker” Cathy Eakins, Mortgage Account Officer NMLS # 515966 802-258-4050 cathy.eakins@peoples.com

BUEHLER & ANNIS, P.L.C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW 81 High Street (Former Red Cross Building) P.O. Box 565 Brattleboro, VT 05302 (802) 251-0460 www.southernvermontlaw.com consults@southernvermontlaw.com Thank you to our fabulous clientele for voting us the best lawyers in Brattleboro. We are honored to serve you.

©2021 People’s United Bank, N.A. | Member FDIC |

Equal Housing Lender

Buehler & Annis, P.L.C.

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Runner Up: The Stone Church

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BEST JEWELRY

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BEST CLOTHING

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BEST BANK

BEST CREDIT UNION

Brattleboro Savings & Loan

River Valley Credit Union

221 Main St., Brattleboro 972 Putney Road, Brattleboro 108 E. Main St., Wilmington 59 Vt. Rte. 30, Bondville 802-254-5333 brattbank.com

820 Putney Road, Brattleboro 105 Westminster St., Bellows Falls 52 Main St., Putney 34 Clinton St., Springfield 1154 Vt. Rte. 30, Townshend 800-728-5871 rivercu.com

Runner Up: People’s United Bank

Runner Up: Members 1st Credit Union

BEST INVESTMENT

Edward Jones Various locations. Visit edwardjones. com/find-financial-advisor.html for a list of local Edward Jones advisors. edwardjones.com Runner Up: Trust Company of Vermont

Thank You Reformer Readers for Voting Us

Best Roofing Company

BEST TAX SERVICES/ ACCOUNTING

Business & Tax Consultants, Inc. 87 High St., Ste. 101 802-257-9226 vermonttaxservices.com Runner Up: Pieciak & Company, P.C.

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

Cathy Eakins, People’s United Bank 100 Main St., Brattleboro 802-258-4050 peoples.com/personal/ mortgages/mlo/mortgageofficer-catherine-a-eakins Runner Up: Northeast Home Loan

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY

Brattleboro Area Realty 402 Canal St., Brattleboro 802-257-1335 realtyvermont.com Runner Up: Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country Realtors

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

Chris Lewis, Brattleboro Area Realty 402 Canal St., Brattleboro 802-257-1335; 802-380-2088 realtyvermont.com/realestate/ agent/chris-lewis Runner Up: TIE: Robert Doyle, Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country Realtors/Thom Dahlin, Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country Realtors

THANK YOU! We’d like to thank all the Brattleboro Reformer readers for voting The Richards Group the #1 Insurance Agency. We’re proud to serve the Greater Brattleboro Community. y

eRiC sLaDe Home impRoVements

We got you covered from the ground up! 824 Butternut Hill Road Guilford, VT 05301

802-257-4453

Free Estimates - Fully Insured

HOME, AUTO & BUSINESS INSURANCE • EMPLOYEE BENEFITS • RETIREMENT PLANS

We’re here for you! 48 Harris Place, Brattleboro (800) 222-6016 | TheRichardsGrp.com


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BEST CONSULTANT

BEST INSURANCE

BEST FUNERAL HOME

Sharon L. Annis

Chalmers Agency

Buehler & Annis, PLC, 215 Main St., Brattleboro 802-251-0460 southernvermontlaw.com

508 Canal St., Brattleboro 802-257-2065 facebook.com/chalmersagency

The Richards Group

Atamaniuk Funeral Home

48 Harris Place, Brattleboro 39 Village Square, Bellows Falls 11 Vernon St., Keene, N.H. 27 East Main St., Wilmington 800-222-6016 therichardsgrp.com

40 Terrace St., Brattleboro 802-254-8183 atamaniuk.com

Runner Up: Law Offices of Crispe & Crispe

Runner Up: Ker Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium

Runner Up: Druke Insurance Agency

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BEST LAWYER

Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards 2021

The River Valley Credit Union building in Putney. 

Locally Owned “Doing it right for Decades”

802-254-9303 • www.LawtonFloorDesign.com

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US THE #1 STORE FOR SHOES IN BRATTLEBORO Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 11am-4pm

(802) 254-8515

SERVING THE BRATTLEBORO AREA WITH RELIABLE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL COMPLETE HEATING SYSTEMS • BATHROOM & KITCHEN REMODELING • NEW HOMES • WATER PUMPS & SYSTEMS

1090 WESTERN AVE. BRATTLEBORO

254-4963

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We are honored to receive this award. Thank you to everyone that voted us Best Flooring Store in the area!

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BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

BEST PET SERVICES

Maple Leaf Photography

West River Valley Veterinary Services

802-579-7481 southernvermontphotographer.com Runner Up: Meaghan Fagley Photography

BEST COMPUTER SPECIALIST

Brown Computer Solutions 27 Birge St., Brattleboro; 148 Key Road, Keene, N.H. 877-447-9663 bcsmacs.com Runner Up: 2 Wired Guys

720 Vermont Rte. 30, Newfane 802-365-9362 westrivervalleyvet.com Runner Up: VT/NH Veterinary Clinic

BEST SECURITY SERVICE

Home Security Service P.O. Box 8124, Brattleboro 802-254-4147 hssalarm.com Runner Up: Hunter North Security Services

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Crystal Mansfield, senior director for rehabilitation services at Grace Cottage Hospital, in Townshend, Vt., uses pom poms to direct traffic during the first day of the hospital’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic for people 75 and older in February 2021.

YOUR LOCAL HEATING, COOLING & PLUMBING EXPERTS

From our family to yours, THANK YOU for recognizing us as “Best in Brattleboro”!

We are truly blessed to work and live in such a wonderful community. Your recognition of our hard work fuels us to be our best every day. - Tyler, Kelly, Holly, Mark, Rick, & Melissa

WWW.COTAOIL.COM

584 PUTNEY RD (802) 254-0000

THANK YOU!

We’re honored to be voted as the “Best Security Service” in the Brattleboro Reformer’s 2021 Best of Brattleboro Readers Choice Awards. Thank you to everyone that voted! Call or visit us online: (802) 254-4147 • www.hssalarm.com


BEST PEDIATRICIAN

BEST PHYSICAL THERPY

BEST MASSAGE/SPA

Moss Linder, M.D.

Elizabeth Linder, M.D.

Grace Cottage Rehabilitation Services

Jasmine Healing Arts

Grace Cottage Hospital, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-7357 gracecottage.org/our-services/ meet-the-team/moss-lindermd Runner Up: Timothy Shafer, M.D.

Grace Cottage Hospital, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-7357 gracecottage.org/our-services/ meet-the-team/elizabethlinder-md Runner Up: Elizabeth Richards, M.D.

BEST DENTIST

Horizon Dental Associates 1212 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-9244 horizondentalvt.com Runner Up: West River Family Dental

BEST EYE CARE

Dr. Robert Cotter, O.D.

Runner Up: Dr. Jennifer Ambler

Runner Up: TIE: Maple Valley Physical Therapy/Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Gruber Family Chiropractic 20 Technology Dr., Brattleboro 802-254-3300 gruberchiro.com

Runner Up: Purple Sarah Skin and Nail Care

BEST HOSPITAL

Grace Cottage Family Health and Hospital 185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-7357 gracecottage.org Runner Up: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

Runner Up: River Bend Chiropractic

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Brattleboro Family Eye Care, 328 Western Ave., Brattleboro 802-254-9012 brattleborofamilyeyecare.com

185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-3673 gracecottage.org/our-services/ outpatient-rehabilitationprogram

29 High St., Brattleboro 802-257-0333 jasminevt.com

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BEST DOCTOR

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Crystal Durocher, a registered nurse with Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, in Townshend, Vt., administers the Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to Windham Counties’ first recipient, Dr. Kimona Alin, of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, in December 2020.

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Grace Cottage Family Health and Hospital 185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-7357 gracecottage.org Runner Up: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

BEST PHARMACY

Messenger Valley Pharmacy 170 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-4117 messengervalleypharmacy.com Runner Up: Brattleboro Pharmacy

BEST ASSISTED LIVING/ NURSING HOME

Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation 187 Oak Grove Ave., Brattleboro 802-257-0307 pineheightsbrattleboro.com Runner Up: Valley Cares

BEST BARBER/HAIR SALON

BEST NAIL SALON

BEST CHILD CARE

Lucky Nails

West Bee Nursery School

896 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-4700 Runner Up: K&N Nails

BEST TANNING SALON

Scissor Masters

Runner Up: Wonder in the Woods

51 Elliot St., Brattleboro 802-257-4450 scissormasters.com

BEST DANCE/MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO

Runner Up: Shear Designs Hair Studio & Tanning

Salon Meraki 266 Canal St., Brattleboro 802-451-0027 salonmeraki.org Runner Up: Shear Designs Hair Studio & Tanning

880 Western Ave., Ste. 2, Brattleboro 802-257-7155 westbee.org

BEST TATTOO/PIERCING

Faithful Few Tattoo & Body Piercing

Kelly’s Dance Academy 642 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-7499 kellys-dance-academy.com Runner Up: Brattleboro School of Dance

698 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-579-1563 facebook.com/FaithfulFewTattoo Runner Up: TIE: Strange Brew Tattoo/The Void

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BEST EMERGENCY CARE

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Family members got to see their loved ones during a parade organized by Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, in Brattleboro, in the midst of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.


BEST ROOFING

BEST ELECTRICIAN

Eric Slade Home Improvements, LLC.

King’s Electric 22 Houghton Hill Road, Vernon 802-254-1211 kingselectricinc.com

824 Butternut Hill Road, Guilford 802-257-4453

Runner Up: A.L. Tyler & Sons

Runner Up: Aither Roofing

BEST WINDOWS

WW Building Supply

BEST PLUMBING

Jewett Plumbing & Heating Brattleboro 802-254-4963 jewettplumbing.com Runner Up: Astley Plumbing & Heating

Runner Up: Continental Screen & Glass KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Charlie Pierson operates a forklift to move lumber at WW Building Supply, in Newfane.

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US #1 IN THE BEST FAMILY ACTIVITIES CATEGORY!

Love It Twice

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434 Rte. 100, Wilmington; 551 Rte. 30, Newfane 802-464-3022; 802-365-4333 wwbuilding.com

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HOME IMPROVEMENT

Resale & Consignment LLC Quality Used Children’s Clothing

Thanks to our creative, thoughtful, humane, and diverse community for continued and enthusiastic support.

Your source for Books and other inspiration for Hope in these dark times.

25 Elliot Street Brattleboro, VT 05301

802-254-8160

www.everyonesbks.com

info@everyonesbks.com

Coming soon to 972 Putney Rd., located in Black Mountain Square!

We hope to re-open September 1st

802-490-2160

www.LoveItTwice.net

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865 PUTNEY ROAD • BRATTLEBORO, VT 05301 • 802-257-1177

Thank you for voting us Best Toys and Consignment!

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BEST FLOORING

Lawton Floor Design 972 Putney Road, Unit 3, Brattleboro 802-254-9303 lawtonfloordesigns.com Runner Up: Damian Floor Covering

BEST LANDSCAPING/ LAWN CARE KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., carries a fuel line from the Cota and Cota fuel truck, as he helps deliver fuel to a Brattleboro resident as part of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association’s Split the Ticket Program in 2019.

BEST HEATING/AC

BEST HOME FUEL SERVICE

BEST CARPENTRY

Cota & Cota

Cota & Cota

4 Green St., Bellows Falls 584 Putney Road, Brattleboro 2097 Vt. Rte. 30, Jamaica 888-268-2645 cotaoil.com

4 Green St., Bellows Falls 584 Putney Road, Brattleboro 2097 Vt. Rte. 30, Jamaica 888-268-2645 cotaoil.com

Southern Vermont Painting & Restoration

Runner Up: Perkins Air Care & Propane Service

Runner Up: Dead River Company

192 Bear Hill Road, Dummerston 802-257-3026 Runner Up: Finish Line Construction

THANK YOU!

The Brattleboro Reformer | Reformer.com

For voting us the Best Area Painting Company in Brattleboro 2021

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Dandrea’s Painting 802-254-8426

802-254-1963

Glabach Land Management 802-536-4025 Runner Up: Winot Work

BEST MASONRY

Adams Masonry 168 Rte. 100, Weston 802-375-3048 Runner Up: Rosinski Masonry


BEST PLOWING

Dandrea’s Painting Glabach Land 802-254-8426 Management dandreaspainting.com

Runner Up: TIE: Newfane Painters/Sherman Painting

802-536-4025 Runner Up: Wright Maintenance

BEST PAVING

BEST CLEANING

DMI Paving Mastaler Cleaning Frost Place, Brattleboro Service Company Inc. 103 802-258-3962 464 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-5544 mastalercleaning.com

Runner Up: Tidy Nest

dmipaving.com Runner Up: Vermont Roadworks

BEST EXCAVATION

Glabach Land Management

BEST MOVING SERVICE

802-536-4025 Runner Up: TIE: Wright Maintenance/Bellco Excavation

90 Birge St., Brattleboro 802-254-4455 Runner Up: Warrior Spirit Movers

King’s Electric YOUR COMMUNITY ELECTRICIANS

We want to thank everyone who voted us Best Electrician in the 2021 Best of Brattleboro

s e c i v r e Our S

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Phillip Kaeppel, the owner of Butch’s Moving and Storage, communicates with a forklift operator with Renaud Brothers, while moving a piano out a second story window at the Brattleboro Music Center in 2017.

Located in Brattleboro, Vermont 05301 office@jkingselectricinc.com (802) 254-1211

kingselectricinc.com

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Specializing in all commercial and residential electrical installations and rewiring, home and commercial ductless Heating and cooling systems, certified Briggs & Stratton standby generator installer, fully licensed and insured in VT, NH, ME Est. 98’

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Butch’s Moving and Storage

RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL

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BEST PAINTING

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AUTOMOTIVE

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Mike Eschuk, installation manager for Auto Wash Maintenance, checks over equipment at Burton Touch Free Car Wash & Self Service, in Brattleboro, as they upgrade the equipment.

A Southern Vermont Photographer

802-258-3962

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capturing candid and authentic moments

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AND ASPHALT PAVING

SEPTIC SYSTEMS • UTILITY & ROAD CONSTRUCTION • GENERAL SITEWORK

contact: 802-579-7481 email: mapleleafphotography@hotmail.com www.southernvermontphotographer.com

Book Your Paving Projects

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Thanks for voting us Best Paving company in 2021 Best of Brattleboro

Commercial Residential FREE Estimates As Always

P.O. Box 276 • Brattleboro, David Manning VT 05302 Fax: 802-257-2617 P.O. Box 276 • Brattleboro, VT. 05302 • Fax: 802-257-2617


BEST AUTO PARTS

Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards 2021

BEST NEW CAR DEALER

Brattleboro Subaru Advance 1234 Putney Road, Brattleboro Auto Parts 888-710-5515 brattleborosubaru.com

Runner Up: Brattleboro Auto Mall

755 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-258-3060 advanceautoparts.com Runner Up: Sanel Auto Parts

BEST USED CAR DEALER

Brattleboro Subaru 1234 Putney Road, Brattleboro 888-710-5515 brattleborosubaru.com Runner Up: Brattleboro Auto Mall

BEST AUTO LOAN PROVIDER

River Valley Credit Union

Runner Up: VSECU

BEST AUTO REPAIR/ SERVICES

Fletcher’s Auto Repair Runner Up: JB Auto

19 Brook St., West Chesterfield, N.H. 603-256-8801 chesterfieldtire.net Runner Up: Brattleboro Tire

BEST CAR WASH

Burton Touch Free Car Wash & Self Service 873 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-257-5191 burtoncarwash.com Runner Up: Green Mountain Car Wash

LIVE BETTER IN YOUR HOME

BEST TOWING

Al’s Towing Brattleboro 802-332-6133 alsbrattleborotowinglp.com Runner Up: A’s Auto and Truck Repair

A space where you can slow down. Relax in the warm sunlight. Recharge with a calming breeze. We believe that where we spend our time affects how we feel. That's why Marvin is committed to finding new ways to bring natural light and fresh air deeper into the home, refreshing those spaces most important to you. Visit your local Marvin dealer to experience windows and doors differently.

BEST OIL CHANGE

Stop & Go Instant Oil Change 668-698 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-254-5050 stopngooil.com

Newfane & Wilmington, VT (802) 365-4333 --- (802) 464-3022 wwbuilding.com

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837 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-257-1610

Chesterfield Tire Service

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820 Putney Road, Brattleboro 105 Westminster St., Bellows Falls 52 Main St., Putney 34 Clinton St., Springfield 1154 Vt. Rte. 30, Townshend 800-728-5871 rivercu.com

BEST TIRE DEALER

Runner Up: JB Auto 2021 Marvin Lumber and Cedar Co., LLC.

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RECREATION BEST FITNESS CLUB

Planet Fitness 768 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-662-2220 planetfitness.com/gyms/ brattleboro-vt Runner Up: Outer Limits Health Club

BEST GOLF COURSE

Stratton Mountain Golf Course 5 Village Lodge Road, Stratton Mountain 802-297-4118 stratton.com Runner Up: Brattleboro Country Club

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

The smell of foods fills the air during the 3rd annual New England Street Food Festival at Kampfires, in Dummerston, in 2019.

On behalf of all Grace Cottage staff & volunteers, THANK YOU for this special recognition! • Best Hospital • Best Emergency Care • Best Physical Therapy • Best Pharmacy: Messenger Valley • Best Pediatrician: Dr. Elizabeth Linder • Best Doctor: Dr. Moss Linder & Dr. Tim Shafer • Best Place to Work

Townshend, Vermont • gracecottage.org


The Latchis Hotel 50 Main St., Brattleboro 802-254-6300 latchishotel.com Runner Up: The Lodge

BEST THEATER

Latchis Theatre 50 Main St., Brattleboro Showtimes: 802-246-1500; Box Office Voicemail: 802-246-2020 latchis.com

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Runner Up: Bellows Falls Opera House

Linnea Congleton, of Brattleboro, looks at snowboard boots at Burrows Specialized Sports.

BEST FAMILY ACTIVITIES

BEST SPORTS EQUIPMENT

Kampfires Campground, Inn & Entertainment

Brattleboro Bowl

Burrows Specialized Sports

792 U.S. Rte. 5, Dummerston 802-254-2098 kampfires.com

865 Putney Road, Brattleboro 802-257-1177 brattleborobowl.com Runner Up: TIE: Retreat Farm/Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department

Runner Up: Fort Dummer State Park

RN VERMO E H T NT SO U

Mitchel B. MoManey

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Parker Springfield, WKVT

105 Main St., Brattleboro802-254-9430 facebook.com/ BurrowsSpecializedSports

brattfm.com/parker-springfield Runner Up: Tim Johnson, WTSA

Runner Up: Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters

Butch’s Moving & Storage

Thank you for voting us Best Moving Company for the 5th year in a row! Pianos

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Painting & Restoration Interior & Exterior Painting Structural Rehabilitation Brick, Mortar and Cement Repairs Plaster Work Home & Building Repairs Steeplework Large Experienced Crew Fine Craftsmanship New Kitchens & Baths New Floors

BEST DJ

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BEST CAMPGROUND

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BEST HOTEL/MOTEL

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COMMUNITY LIFE KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Chad Pacheco, head coach for the Brattleboro, Vt., Union High School’s football team, calls out different stretches as his team practices for the first time in the 2020 season.

BEST SCHOOL SPORTS COACH

Chad Pacheco, Brattleboro Union High School Football Runner Up: TIE: Marty Testo, Leland & Gray Athletics/ Eric Libradoni, Brattleboro Union High School Hockey

BEST TEACHER BEST COLLEGE

BEST CSA/FARM

Community College of Vernont

Walker Farm

41 Harmony Place, Brattleboro 802-254-6370 ccv.edu/location/ccv-brattleboro Runner Up: Vermont Technical College

119 U.S. Rte. 5, East Dummerston 802-254-2051 walkerfarm.com Runner Up: TIE: Lilac Ridge Farm/Franklin Farm

Kathie Gatto-Gurney, Grace Cottage Family Townshend Health and Hospital Elementary School BEST PLACE TO WORK

185 Grafton Road, Townshend 802-365-7357 gracecottage.org

Runner Up: Shear Designs Hair Studio & Tanning

Runner Up: TIE: Moriah Carney, West Bee Nursery School/Kim Kunkle, Vernon Elementary School/Dawn Grobe, Vernon Elementary School


Cocoplum Appliances  6 Community College of Vernont  20 Cota & Cota  14 Dandrea’s Painting  15 DMI Paving  15 Dr. Robert Cotter, O.D.  11 Edward Jones  8 Elizabeth Linder, M.D.  11 Eric Slade Home Improvements, LLC.  13 Evan James Ltd.  7 Everyone’s Books  7 Faithful Few Tattoo & Body Piercing  12 Fletcher’s Auto Repair  17 Glabach Land Management  14, 15 Grace Cottage Family Health and Hospital  11, 12, 20 Grace Cottage Rehabilitation Services  11 Gruber Family Chiropractic  11 Hannaford  5 Hardy Foard Catering  4 Home Security Service  10

Horizon Dental Associates  11 House of Pizza  5 Jasmine Healing Arts  11 Jewett Plumbing & Heating  13 Kampfires Campground, Inn & Entertainment  19 Kathie Gatto-Gurney, Townshend Elementary School  20 Kelly’s Dance Academy  12 King’s Electric  13 Latchis Hotel, The  19 Latchis Theatre  19 Lawton Floor Design  14 Love It Twice Resale and Consignment  7 Lucky Nails  12 Maple Leaf Photography  10 Marina, The  3, 4, 5 Mastaler Cleaning Service Company Inc.  15 Messenger Valley Pharmacy  12 Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts  7 Moss Linder, M.D.  11

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Adams Masonry  14 Advance Auto Parts  17 Al’s Towing  17 Atamaniuk Funeral Home  9 Blueberry Haus  5 Brattleboro Area Realty  8 Brattleboro Bowl  19 Brattleboro Food Co-op  5 Brattleboro Savings & Loan  8 Brattleboro Subaru  17 Brown Computer Solutions  10 Burrows Specialized Sports  19 Burton Touch Free Car Wash & Self Service  17 Business & Tax Consultants, Inc.  8 Butch’s Moving and Storage  15 Cathy Eakins, People’s United Bank  8 Chad Pacheco, Brattleboro Union High School Football  20 Chalmers Agency  9 Chesterfield Tire Service  17 Chris Lewis, Brattleboro Area Realty  8

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WINNER INDEX

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One Stop Country Pet Supply  6 Panda North  5 Parker Springfield, WKVT  19 Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation  12 Planet Fitness  18 Porch Cafe, The  4 Richards Group, The  9 River Valley Credit Union  8, 17 Salon Meraki  12 Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters  7 Saxtons River Distillery  5 Scissor Masters  12 Sharon L. Annis  9 Shoe Tree, The  7 Southern Vermont Painting & Restoration  14 Stop & Go Instant Oil Change  17 Stratton Mountain Golf Course  18 Taste of Thai  3 Tito’s Taqueria  3 Top of the Hill Grill  5 Turn It Up!  7 Vermont Country Deli  4, 5

KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Members of the Brattleboro Fire Department visit the St. Michael’s Preschool and Youth Summer Camp during the Community Heroes week in June 2021. The members of the fire department went through fire safety with the children and then showed them the equipment that is stored on one of the trucks.

Walker Farm  6, 20 West Bee Nursery School  12 West River Valley Veterinary Services  10

Whetstone Station Resturant and Brewery  5 Windham Flowers  7 WW Building Supply  6, 13

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for voting us Best Assisted Living/Nursing Home in the 2020 Best of Brattleboro

Our Centers are a safe solution for those in need.

We can accommodate those coming directly from home, senior centers, assisted living, urgent care, physician offices, hospitals, and emergency rooms.

SERVICES PROVIDED INCLUDE:

• Skilled Nursing Care • Physical Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Speech Therapy • Dementia Care

For Immediate Assistance:

802.257.0307

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare guidelines have changed. Seniors may immediately qualify for admission without an inpatient stay.

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