Liam Elder-Connors


Liam is VPR's reporter covering Burlington and Chittenden County.

He also serves as an occasional fill-in host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Liam  joined VPR in 2015 as a board operator, announcer and producer before spending a year as the Morning Edition producer.  Before switching to full-time reporting in 2018, he was the All Things Considered producer and editor.

Liam graduated from St. Michael's College in 2014 with a degree in journalism and music.

Ways to Connect

Melissa Pasanen / Burlington Free Press

With each wave of immigrants to this land, new foods have been introduced and it’s still happening today. 

 Melissa Pasanen, who writes for the Savorvore Section of the Burlington Free Press joined the VPR Café to talk about what new foods are being grown in Vermont.

Morrisville holds a popular vote to determine public art installments. Bolton entices residents to take part in town planning with a pizza party. National Drug Take-Back Day will be held Sept. 26.

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Update 8/17/15 10:09 am: The broadcast aired on August 12. Thanks to the listeners and callers who made this year's stargazing party a success! You can listen back to the entire program here. 

Update 8/10/15 4:46 pm: The Stargazing Party has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 12 at 9 p.m.  

Lamoille County Players

Janet Van Fleet recommends the new exhibit at Flynn Dog in Burlington called "Works Both Ways." The opening reception is Friday, July 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the exhibit runs until September 5.

Carly Abrams from Montpelier suggests seeing singer-songwriter Mark Mulcahy at the chapel at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier this Sunday. Local band Anachronist will be opening the show.