opens early today
BRATTLEBORO A winter shelter for the homeless will open today, a month earlier than usual.
Lucie Fortier, who runs the daytime shelter at the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center, said when she arrives at 8 a.m. each day there is usually a crowd of up to 10 people waiting to get in.
The Drop In Center also sponsors the overnight winter shelter in the Baptist Church on Main Street in Brattleboro. Its funded by donations and a state grant and its run by volunteers, social service agencies and the local interfaith clergy group.MORE IN Vermont NewsWASHINGTON For someone who rails almost daily against big money in politics, Bernie Sanders has... Full StoryWorld Cup skiing could return to New England for the first time in 25 years. Full Story
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed