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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public.

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    • 4.2 • 30 Ratings

Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public.

    Take a tour of Fernandez Hardware, a 'storehouse of treasures' in Northfield, Vermont

    Take a tour of Fernandez Hardware, a 'storehouse of treasures' in Northfield, Vermont

    Fernandez Hardware in Northfield is one of a kind. It’s labyrinthine and stuffed to the gills, full of everything you might dream to find at a hardware store.

    • 5 min
    A young Vermonter with a long family history here is Richford's first-ever town administrator

    A young Vermonter with a long family history here is Richford's first-ever town administrator

    The northwest Vermont town of Richford is a small, rural community that sits along the Canadian border. And it recently hired — for the first time in its history — a town administrator: 22-year-old Michael Olio.

    • 6 min
    Summer School: How to count little brown bats, who are making a comeback in Vermont

    Summer School: How to count little brown bats, who are making a comeback in Vermont

    The mosquito-chomping little brown bat is about the size of a thumb. It’s one of nine bat species that can be found in Vermont. And, along with four others, it’s considered endangered in Vermont. They like to hang out in attics and old barns.But in recent years, biologists have seen a promising trend: their populations here appear to be stabilizing. And they say it’s thanks to volunteer community scientists that we know. As part of our Summer School series, Vermont Public’s Abagael Giles set out for a secret colony, to learn more about how to count them.

    • 6 min
    This Upper Valley youth baseball team is heading to the World Series

    This Upper Valley youth baseball team is heading to the World Series

    The Central Vermont 12U All Star team is heading to the Cal Ripken World Series. They are the first Vermont team to make it to the national tournament.

    • 5 min
    A debate over criminal justice reform is on the primary ballot in Chittenden County

    A debate over criminal justice reform is on the primary ballot in Chittenden County

    Sarah George, the top prosecutor in Vermont’s largest county, is facing a primary challenge for the first time. George has made a name for herself as a champion of criminal justice reform, but her actions have drawn criticism from politicians, business owners and law enforcement officials. Now, she faces an opponent in the Democratic primary who wants to take a tougher stance on crime.

    • 6 min
    Remembering a few Vermonters lost in the deadliest year of COVID: Davy Callahan

    Remembering a few Vermonters lost in the deadliest year of COVID: Davy Callahan

    David (Davy) Callahan of Montpelier, as remembered by his sister, Laura.

    • 3 min

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Good content but it’s too quiet

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