The twice-monthly “Picturesque America” was a publishing sensation that reached as many as 1 million of the 7.5 million households in the U.S.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Queen of Denial” by Ella Staats, 17, of Burlington.
A half-century after the town’s Victorian-era Brooks Memorial building was bulldozed, its 1967 replacement is standing strong.
John Killacky led a three-year $2.3 million renovation campaign, fostered partnerships with cultural organizations and expanded access to performances.
Mollie Hoerres is a native Bostonian who found home in Vermont. In this podcast, she reads her original poem, “I Am From.”
Rebecca Ryan of Knoxville, Tennessee, fell descending a 90-foot cliff.
Vermont’s oldest professional theater company has turned the nearby Walker Farm into a year-round supplemental stage and community center.
In the mid-1800s, Timothy Follett of Burlington and Charles Paine of Northfield competed to build the railroad that would be the primary connection between Burlington and the Connecticut River Valley.
Writers for Recovery founders Bess O’Brien and Gary Miller talk about how writing helps former addicts recover. “We have people in these workshops who read aloud things that they’ve never told their therapist.”
Over the 146 years the fair has been featuring the races, the harness racing community that once was evenly distributed throughout the region’s working farmland now is all but gone from the area.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Breakthrough” by Hazel Civalier, 15, of Burlington.
Petitions are circulating urging the Selectboard to consider removing Town Manager Joe Colangelo. He has faced questions since the departure of the longtime police chief.
East Calais writer David Hinton explores the nature of the present moment in his new book “The Wilds of Poetry: Adventures in Mind and Landscape.”
Take, for example, his famously flowery words to a British officer upon leading the capture of Fort Ticonderoga. One witness said Allen actually made a derogatory comment about the officer’s mother.