Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders officially kicks off his campaign to become the Democratic nominee for President with a big event on the Burlington waterfront Tuesday afternoon. Live at noon, we talk to politics watchers about Senator Sanders' career, chances, and the campaign to come.
Each year, VPR collaborates with the Vermont Humanities Council for "Vermont Reads," a statewide reading program. This year, people around Vermont are reading and discussing Haroun and the Sea of Stories by acclaimed author Salman Rushdie.
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the season for most Vermont State Parks. Volunteers are wanted to staff a visitors center in Smugglers' Notch. VTrans finishes a bridge replacement in Stowe and is starting another in East Burke.
A developer’s plans for land near the Randolph Exit on Interstate 89 could have statewide implications according to environmental groups. The property proposed for the development includes high quality agricultural land.
The Vermont Marble Museum has gone through its share of ups and downs in recent years. But Saturday, the town of Proctor is celebrating the museum’s grand re-opening with a town-wide gala, including train rides back and forth between Rutland.
Steven Jeffrey is outgoing executive director of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns. He's held that position for over thirty years. On his way out, we're talking to him about Vermont's local governments and the issues they face, and how the state's towns and cities have changed over the years.