Steve Zind / VPR

Montpelier Butchery Revives A Neighborhood Tradition, With Cocktails

Beau Butchery and Bar, which opened in Montpelier in December, is yet another example of the growth of the local food movement. It’s also an effort to recapture the tradition of the neighborhood butcher shop.

Read More

Subscribe To The VPR News Podcast

Commencement ceremonies took place this weekend at UNH, after a tense few weeks at the school, with a series of racial incidents prompting  community-wide conversations about campus diversity.

This weekend’s ceremony offered a chance to reflect but also to look forward. 

Emily Alfin Johnson / VPR

We’re changing the notifications you receive from the VPR mobile apps to give you more control over what you get from VPR. You can now control the categories of notifications you receive from VPR, rather than simply an all-or-nothing approach.

eatcute / iStock

The state's nearly $6 billion budget faces a veto and a lot of uncertainty after that – all because a $26 million question over teachers' health insurance wasn't solved. On Vermont Edition, we talk with the teachers union and the Vermont School Boards Association about what this debate means to the health plans of teachers and to the bottom lines of school districts.

Emily Alfin Johnson / VPR

Neighbors Day may be the most popular spring celebration you’ve never heard of. It’s a (relatively new) French tradition that spread across Europe and is now celebrated in countries all over the world. Just, not so much in the United States. But some Essex Junction residents are changing that.

Labuda / iStock

The Vermont Legislature sent its marijuana legalization bill to the desk of Republican Gov. Phil Scott Thursday, initiating a five-day countdown during which Scott will have to decide whether to sign the legislation, veto it or allow it to become law without his signature.

More News

Brave Little State

Taylor Dobbs / VPR

What Can Be Done About Vermont's Aging Sewer Systems?

This month on Brave Little State, a subterranean question about wastewater treatment in Vermont.

Read More

Program Features

marcopasqualini / iStock

VPR Cafe: Summertime Theme Picnics

The seasons move quickly in New England; the cold chill of winter fades, spring makes a short visit, and then summer arrives with thoughts turning to picnics!

Read More

But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids

Jane Lindholm / VPR

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?

Why do dogs have whiskers? Why are dogs' eyesight black and white? Why do dogs have so many babies? Why do dogs have tails and we don't? Why are dogs thumbs so high on their paw? Why don't dogs sweat? Why do dogs roll in the grass? Why aren't dogs and cats friends? Veterinarian and dog scientist Jessica Hekman has answers.

Read More

Eye On The Sky

VPR Classical is Vermont's statewide classical music station and the voice of Vermont's classical music community.

Summer Music Festivals Guide

Yellow Barn String Quartet / Photo by Zachary Stevens

Get Email From VPR

prEview | The Frequency | Live From The Fort | More

More than 50 commentators provide perspective and opinion about current events, topics of interest, and often showcase the work of writers and storytellers.

Live From The Fort

Intimate performances, recorded at VPR studios in Colchester's historic Fort Ethan Allen.