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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On Friday afternoon the University of Vermont announced the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its 224-year history.  Over the next four years it hopes to raise $500 million. Private donations have already brought it halfway to that goal.

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Residents of the Northeast Kingdom Town of Irasburg voted overwhelmingly Thursday night against a developer’s plan to put two 500-foot wind turbines atop one of its most scenic ridges.

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Schools across Vermont are trying to figure out how to consolidate services and also expand academic opportunities. As controversy swirls about how to preserve school choice, a growing number of students are choosing courses beyond school walls — in cyberspace. 

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The Environmental Protection Agency is gathering public comment on a plan to mitigate pollution at a long-abandoned copper mine in the Upper Valley Town of Vershire. 

At the hearing in Vershire town offices Tuesday night, about 15 local residents learned about the proposed methodology and cost. There was lively discussion about the extent of environmental damage caused by the defunct Ely mine,but no one questioned the need to keep polluted groundwater from finding its way into drinking water supplies.

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The first affordable housing project for the affluent Upper Valley town of Woodstock was officially opened Tuesday. The Safford Commons project has been a long time coming in an area where demand is high.

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There's a new video web series being shot on the Upper Valley. It’s about two kids who make their sleepy little town instantly infamous.  

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Northeast Kingdom residents like to boast that Lake Willoughby is one of the clearest, cleanest, deepest lakes in Vermont. Now there’s proof. 

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A cabaret singer will unearth queer histories at Dartmouth’s Hopkins Center Thursday, September 17.

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For the first time, a Vermont state college is entering into a partnership with a community college in another state. Lyndon State will offer classes this spring on a campus of Northern Essex Community College, in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

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The federal government has released an interactive scorecard for higher education that allows consumers to compare and contrast colleges in ways never before possible.