Charlotte Albright


Charlotte Albright moved to Vermont from Maine in 2006, after more than a decade of reporting and producing for Maine Public Broadcasting Network. She has also contributed  many  stories to NPR. Her first project for Vermont Public Radio was a series on farming, followed by frequent free-lancing. In January 2012 she joined the VPR staff and now covers the Upper Valley and the Northeast Kingdom.

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Employees of a food co-op in Lebanon, New Hampshire are deciding whether to join a union. Monday’s vote caps a year of tension between staff and management, although not every worker believes a union is needed.

Vermont’s Veterans’ Cemetery is getting larger and adding some features designed to help people find friends or loved ones buried there. A new grant that will fund the improvements.

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There’s a hiring spree going on in the ski resort town of Burke in the Northeast Kingdom. A new hotel and conference center due to open in December will need as many as 200 workers. The rush is on to find them as construction moves ahead.

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A piece of the $600 million economic redevelopment plan underway in the Northeast Kingdom is back on track. Vermont’s Department of Financial Regulation has granted conditional approval that allows the ski resort to seek foreign investment for a project already under development in Burke.

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For many new mothers, breastfeeding is a boon. It’s healthy for them and for their babies. But some mothers have more milk than they can use, and others have less, or none. 

A controversial state-owned shooting range in Hartland will re-open on Thursday, following renovations and with new rules.

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There’s a new way to do an age old farm chore — spread manure. Most Vermont farmers use sprayers on tank trucks. But long hoses can now take manure from its source to the fields. It's a high-tech method that yields many benefits recently demonstrated at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.

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A young man from the Northeast Kingdom village of Wheelock is making history at Dartmouth College. He’s only the ninth Wheelock resident since 1830 to benefit from a remarkable fact. 

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Three communities — Newport, Rutland and Barre — are facing big budget cuts for services aimed at helping at-risk youth. Federal funds for a grant program called Youth In Transition have been reduced, so the state is making some tough decisions about how to spend what remains of the grant.

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There’s a lot going on this month in the Orleans County town of Brownington. Cultural events abound at the the Old Stone House Museum, the historic home of first African-American to graduate from college.