David Budbill’s spirit lives on in new novel

The Vermont writer’s posthumously published “Broken Wing” is an allegorical tale — in part about what it may be like to be a person of color in one of the nation’s whitest states.

Then Again: This legal pioneer didn’t shy from a fight

Carrie Kilgore was her college’s first female law graduate and the first woman to serve as an officer in a state judiciary. She later argued before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The life and death of Worcester’s druid king

Ivan McBeth built megalithic stone circles and guided students’ training in druidry. And after he died this fall, he was given a farewell just as singular as the life he lived.

New organization hopes to spark hut-to-hut skiing in Vermont

Two men behind the effort say it could provide an economic boost, not to mention a great time.

Then Again: A trailblazer’s journey to the top of Vermont, and beyond

Back in 1818, announcing your intention to climb one great big mountain was weird enough. But two great big mountains? You’ve got to be kidding. Alden Partridge was serious.

Steve May: Agency for cultural concerns needed

While the need for creating an agency dedicated to cultural concerns is evident on a national level, it is essential on the state level.

Mystery writer Archer Mayor goes nuclear in new book

The Newfane novelist who pens what the Chicago Tribune calls “the best police procedurals being written in America” turns Vermont Yankee’s decommissioning into a whodunit.

Vermont writer David Budbill dies at age 76

The Northeast Kingdom poet and playwright best known for “Judevine” succumbed this week to a rare form of Parkinson’s disease.

Vermont-based book offers novel take on Thoreau

Sheila Post’s “The Road to Walden North” aims to transmit lessons of simple living to today’s wired world.

Vermont poet Leland Kinsey dies at age 66

The seventh-generation native, deemed the “unofficial poet laureate of the Northeast Kingdom,” succumbed this week to lymphoma.

Filmmaker O’Brien set to debut her look at eating disorders

The Vermonter known for the drug-abuse documentary “The Hungry Heart” turns her focus to another addictive impulse in “All of Me.”

Roger Allbee: Conventional dairy farmers need new business model

It is time that Vermont demonstrate that it can sustain and improve an industry threatened by economic decline and challenged by environmental constraints.

‘Wasn’t I seeing a little more than most?’

To understand what led Howard Axelrod to live without a clock, computer or cellphone in the backwoods of Vermont for two stark winters, you need to rewind four years to a promising, portentous spring.

Rod Clarke, longtime Vermont journalist, dies at 77

The stalwart of United Press International’s Montpelier bureau in the 1970s and 1980s lived a life as colorful as the news he covered.