Anne Galloway

Anne Galloway

Anne Galloway is the founder of VTDigger.org. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Vermont for 17 years. Before she began devoting nearly every waking hour to the management of VTD and coverage of the Vermont Legislature, the governor and state government, Galloway served as the editor of the Sunday Rutland Herald and Times Argus and maintained a quarter-acre vegetable garden in her spare time. She began her career in newspapering as a pre-med-student-turned-literature major at the University of Kentucky, when her first feature story was published in the Kentucky Kernel. She moved to her husband’s home state, Vermont, in 1988 and got a job as a staff writer for the Hardwick Gazette. A year later she began reporting for the Barton Chronicle. For many years, she was a contributing writer for Seven Days and a visual arts reviewer for the Times Argus. Her reporting has appeared in The New York Times, the New York Daily News, Vermont Life and City Pages (Minneapolis). She is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors. Galloway and her husband have two adult children. They live in East Hardwick.

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    In low turnout primary, support lags for Shumlin, Milne

    A man marks his ballot at the Miller Recreation Center polling site in Burlington. VTD Photo/Alicia Freese

    Eric Davis predicts Feliciano could get 10 percent of the Republican vote in the General Election, and Milne will be hard-pressed to get 30 percent.

    VTDigger’s 5th anniversary celebration

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    You are invited!! Come help us celebrate our landmark birthday at Vermont College of Fine Arts, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    Vermont Right to Life endorses Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, declines to back a gubernatorial candidate

    The Vermont Right to Life Political Committee released its endorsements for the primary election on Monday. The organization encourages its members to choose the Republican ballot. The committee chose not to recommend a candidate for governor. Three of the four candidates who are vying for the Republican nomination are pro-choice. The exception is Steve Berry, […]

    Former FBI director injured in crash on Route 12 in Barnard

    Louis Freeh, the former director of the FBI was injured in a crash in Vermont on Monday afternoon. Freeh was airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., for treatment. USA Today reported that he was seriously injured. Freeh was FBI director from 1993 to 2001 during which time he investigated the crash of TWA […]

    Condos warns write-in campaign results won’t be available primary night

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    The Secretary of State’s office won’t start receiving results from towns until Wednesday afternoon. Some town clerks will send faxes and hard copies of the results until Thursday or Friday, Condos said, and it will be a week after the election — Sept. 2 — before they have final results for write-in candidates.

    Trail mix: Primary redux

    Vote. It's good for you and for democracy.

    Inside baseball may capture the interest of party activists this Tuesday, but voters can be forgiven for not paying attention.

    Watch Windham County Senate debate

    Brattleboro Community Television filmed a debate featuring four candidates competing in the Democratic primary for the state Senate. The Windham County Democratic Committee sponsored the forum held on Thursday; James Valente, partner at the Brattleboro law firm Costello, Valente & Gentry, P.C., moderated the debate. Four candidates are contending for the two seats in the Democratic […]

    Funeral for Sen. Jim Jeffords 11 a.m. on Friday in Rutland

    The funeral for Sen. Jim Jeffords will be 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, 8 Court St., Rutland. The senator died on Monday in Washington, D.C., after an eight-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Jeffords served 32 years in Congress. A longtime Republican who represented Vermont in the House of Representatives and […]

    Windham County Democrats forum in Brattleboro tonight

    Four candidates vying in the Democratic primary for two of the state Senate slots for Windham County will debate a wide range of issues tonight at a forum in Brattleboro. The debate will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday night at the American Legion. The event is sponsored by the Windham County Democratic […]

    Milne skips GOP event in Essex; holds teleconference town meeting tonight

    Scott Milne. Photo by Anne Galloway

    Ninety-seven percent of the Essex Republicans supported Feliciano in a straw poll at the debate.

    Secretary of State issues polling information for primary election on Tuesday

    The Vermont primary election is on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Jim Condos, the Secretary of State, said in a statement that all polls in Vermont are open between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. For a list of polling places go to: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters.aspx Absentee ballots may be requested from town clerks in […]

    Scott and Shumlin reel in business bucks

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    The incumbent lieutenant governor and governor rely on connections with companies to pad their warchests in August.

    Sen. James Jeffords dies at 80

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    Legendary Vermont senator left Republican Party in 2001 over funding for special education. Jeffords was a freshman congressman when he proposed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1975.

    Shumlin away on vacation for two weeks

    Gov. Peter Shumlin will be away for the next two weeks in Nova Scotia. The governor is leaving to spend time with his family at his second home in Cape Breton, according to his press secretary, Sue Allen. He’ll stay at his cabin, also known as “The Yellow House.” The Cape Breton property is a […]

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