Ari Snider

Summer 2018 Intern, Newsroom

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Ari Snider is the summer newsroom intern at Vermont Public Radio. He started making audio stories four years ago with Now Here This, a student-run audio magazine at Brown University, and has also produced stories for a handful of nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and Maine.

Ari hails from Belfast, Maine, and is a senior at Brown University, majoring in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.

The group of soon-to-be new citizens Friday.
Ari Snider / VPR

Fifteen people became American citizens on Thursday afternoon during a naturalization ceremony at the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington.

The Coventry landfill in 2015.
Jane Lindholm / VPR

While Vermont is running out of room to throw away its trash, not everyone is happy with a proposal to expand the state's only operational landfill.

Gov. Phil Scott's Facebook profile, with a photo of him and a baby, and an option to send a message.
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont released a letter Wednesday challenging Gov. Phil Scott's social media policy.

Two soccer players fight for control of the ball.
Natacha Pisarenko / Associated Press

The 2018 World Cup kicked off this week in Russia, and the month-long tournament promises to be a thriller.

"Vermonters don't stand for that," said Attorney General TJ Donovan of Volkswagen's emissions cheating.
Henry Epp / VPR

Vermont has secured an additional $6.5 million from Volkswagen and its affiliates Porsche and Audi.