Many of Vermont’s local publishers and editors are forging ahead in a damaged advertising landscape that may not rebound soon.
Leaders aren’t eager to address dueling petitions on whether to replace the longtime moniker once attached to a “Pride of the South” Confederate mascot.
Alan English is leaving New England Newspapers Inc. for a new job, and company President Fredric D. Rutberg will take over.
(This story was first published July 12, 2017, in the Brattleboro Reformer) LONDONDERRY — Vermont State Police are investigating a pair of unattended deaths, both discovered Wednesday in Londonderry. At 9:50 a.m., state police and Londonderry Rescue responded to a report of a non-responsive male in an apartment on North Main Street, state police said […]
Construction is to begin in August on the first eight units at Grenoble Way, which is located just below the Hermitage Club Clubhouse and base lodge at Haystack. The “ski-in ski-out” condos are expected to be ready by the coming ski season.
Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 4. BRATTLEBORO — As a result of the pending sale of the Brattleboro Reformer building to the Town of Brattleboro, the Reformer’s press is being relocated to Pittsfield, Mass. The move is the result of several transactions that will result in the Reformer […]
Martin Langeveld has been named acting publisher.
Stormwater issues have set back the opening date.
Editor’s note: This story by Chris Mays first appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer on May 31, 2016. JAMAICA — School Board members are preparing for a vote after surveying residents about potential steps forward with regard to Act 46, the education law mandating district consolidation statewide. “They want to determine a date they can hold […]
The sale includes the Brattleboro Reformer, the Bennington Banner, the Manchester Journal and The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. New owners say they’ll focus on local news.
An opponent of changing Vermont’s gun laws has launched an online campaign urging advertisers and readers to boycott the Brattleboro Reformer for its editorial endorsing background checks.
Digital First Media, the operator of the Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal newspapers, announced Friday that it will “evaluate and consider strategic alternatives” that could lead to the sale of some or all of the company.
Editor’s note: This article is by Tony Dobrolski, of the Berkshire Eagle, in which it was first published July 16, 2014. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ed Woods has been named regional vice president and publisher of New England Newspapers Inc., which operates the Brattleboro Reformer, Bennington Banner, Manchester Journal, all in Vermont, and The Berkshire Eagle […]
“Small-town newspapers offer something that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Executive Editor Tom D’Errico.