Toast of the Nation

Count down, sing along, and dance the night away with live music from parties coast to coast. Starting in Boston, you’ll toast the New Year moving west with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. Ring it in with salsa, samba and swing!

VPR Evening News December 31st, 2007

A fire levels a 19th-century church in Mount Holly; A former home of poet Robert Frost has been vandalized; New Hampshire’s Civil Unions law goes into effect at midnight tonight; A difficult year at Vermont Yankee tops the AP Top Stories list of 2007; A sneak peek at St Johnsbury’s First Night; and commentator Madeline Kunin remembers Benazir Bhutto.

2007 Year in Review: Passages

In almost any year, some of the moving moments come when we pause to reflect on those who have left the stage during the past few months. And, as VPR’s Steve Delaney reports, there were some notable departures this year.

New Year’s Resolutions

As we turn the calendar page to 2008, most of us will go through the annual ritual of making a New Year’s resolution. Life coaches Laura Lind-Blum and Lisa Buell join us to walk through the process of making a resolution, and sticking with it. Also, Burlington Free Press reporter Candace Page discusses the state’s top news stories of 2007. And, we bring you remembrances of some of the Vermonters who died this year.