In 2000, Vermont legalized civil unions, the most sweeping grant of rights to same-sex couples up to that time.
Category: Life & Culture
Mountain biking, a fast-growing sport, kicks off its season
More people in the sport means increased accessibility and diversity, riders said, but also a need for increased stewardship.
As war drags on, Randolph remembers Myrhorod, Ukraine
The Randolph Rotary Club and members of Bethany Church unveiled a newly restored mosaic honoring the town’s Ukrainian sister city.
Like a ghost cloaked in NDAs, Beetlejuice 2 quietly begins production in East Corinth
“It all kind of happens quietly,” Rick Cawley, chair of the Corinth selectboard, said of the film. “I’ve only heard about it on a need-to-know basis.”
Young Writers Project: Simmer
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Simmer” by Plover Corbett, 12, of Thetford Center. Artwork is “354 Bricks” by Lauren McCabe, 17, of South Burlington.
Vermont Conversation: Bernie’s mitten maker weaves a tale of empowerment and overcoming abuse
“The world might have learned about me because of some mittens I made,” she said, “but there's a whole intricate backstory that people don't know, that is interesting. And that has a theme of empowerment and generosity and kindness, and it has a path in the end to joy.”
‘The world is changing’: Dana Kaplan steers Outright Vermont through an evolution
The executive director of the organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth said he’s trying to lead it through growth “at the speed that young people need us.”
Then Again: Vermont was an early battleground for women’s rights
The Montpelier Watchman warned, “Let no woman think she can stand too near the ‘dirty pool of politics’ and escape the contagion of its foul vapors.”
Young Writers Project: Somewhere presently
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Somewhere presently” by Emilia Williams, 16, of Thetford Center. Artwork is by Roma Vallabhaneni, 16, of Essex.
‘That’s the beauty of it’: Making a cemetery a more inclusive place
Brattleboro’s Morningside Cemetery, touted a century ago for what was once the state’s tallest monument, is moving into the present this Memorial Day by adding “green” and Muslim burial options.