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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public Radio.

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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public Radio.

    Filmmaker Jay Craven hopes 'Lost Nation' will reshape assumptions about Vermont's past

    Filmmaker Jay Craven hopes 'Lost Nation' will reshape assumptions about Vermont's past

    Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven hopes his latest project, Lost Nation, will help people reimagine Vermont's early years.

    • 6 min
    A landmark family of vultures nested in an old Burlington barn. Then the building was demolished

    A landmark family of vultures nested in an old Burlington barn. Then the building was demolished

    While most birds are facing rapid population declines across the continent, a long-lived scavenger is gaining ground in Vermont. The first pair of black vultures known to nest in Vermont had a chick in a falling down barn in Burlington in the spring of 2020.

    • 4 min
    Vt. education agency releases annual 'Snapshot' that shows uncertainty in schools

    Vt. education agency releases annual 'Snapshot' that shows uncertainty in schools

    Each year the Vermont Agency of Education releases what they call its Annual Snapshot — a glimpse into how Vermont schools are faring, using quantitative data. It's designed to show progress and change over time. But this year, because of ongoing COVID impacts, the Snapshot reveals mostly uncertainty.

    • 6 min
    Vt. abortion rights opponent on the Supreme Court leak, proposed reproductive rights amendment

    Vt. abortion rights opponent on the Supreme Court leak, proposed reproductive rights amendment

    For the first time in half a century, states will likely decide whether abortion is legal within their borders. Some Vermonters remain opposed to abortion and would like to see stronger restrictions in place.

    • 7 min
    Baby formula shortage deals major blow to low-income Vermonters

    Baby formula shortage deals major blow to low-income Vermonters

    Amid a nationwide shortage, Vermonters on tight budgets are struggling to find enough formula to feed their children.

    • 4 min
    Baby formula shortage deals major blow to low-income Vermonters

    Baby formula shortage deals major blow to low-income Vermonters

    Amid a nationwide shortage, Vermonters on tight budgets are struggling to find enough formula to feed their children.

    • 4 min

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