The payment ends a long legal battle between the news organization and the state that led to the release of more than 100 documents, including a confidential agreement reached with the former director of the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield.
We salute your strong opinions – even those that were too strong for publication – and your willingness to put them out there under your name.
On deadline, I do sets of push-ups on the kitchen floor. I chug oat milk straight from the carton. Words escape me.
We’re on the edge of our seats as we count down the last days of 2020 and our annual membership drive!
This year we’ve published more than 3,300 stories, streamed every one of the governor’s press conferences and developed new events and data visualizations to keep Vermonters in the know.
Our annual membership drive is quickly coming to a close, but we are still nearly 500 donations away from meeting our membership goal and budget needs for the year. Will you join us?
Heintz will lead the newsroom’s 20 reporters and editors and manage the organization’s daily and investigative news coverage.
Whether you contribute with a donation or your continued attention, we’re so grateful for your support and wishing you and yours a restful holiday and a happy new year.
Yesterday we published the first story in a new investigative series called the Tarnished Badge. This kind of reporting takes money, time and expertise.
On Monday, the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Vermont marking an important milestone in the struggle against the pandemic.
When you become a member, each dollar you contribute generates many more in public benefits. We hope that you’ll do your part to keep us strong and working for you.
Local journalism is good for democracy. Its erosion is bad news for communities. According to a growing body of research compiled by The Democracy Fund, every dollar spent on local news produces hundreds of dollars in public benefit.
Win Smith, former owner of Sugarbush Resort, will answer reader questions at a live event with VTDigger on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Every year, VTDigger runs our annual fundraising drive in November through the end of the year. The membership support we gain during this time keeps our nonprofit newsroom in business for the rest of the upcoming year.