Taking The Pulse Of Life In Vermont

Middlebury College students Tik Root and Paul Rosenfeld set out to meet and talk with people along Vermont’s Route 100, to find out how people in Vermont’s countryside and small towns are doing these days. All week during Morning Edition, we’ll sample those conversations, and hear what Root and Rosenfeld discovered in their travels.

Audio Postcards From Vermont Towns

We asked listeners to tell us a little something about their towns – the people and places that make each village unique. Well, you responded and flooded our email inboxes with suggestions. Our ongoing series pokes around in towns across the state.

The Fiddling Tradition

In the special series The Fiddling Tradition Vermont musicians talk about how they learned to play the fiddle and keep the legacy alive today. Listen all this week at 7:55 a.m. during Morning Edition.

Kingdom Comeback

VPR presents a six-part series that looks at how the Northeast Kingdom is trying to set the stage for economic renewal and transform its economy into one where jobs are more plentiful and future is brighter.

Vermont Reads 2012: “Bull Run”

VPR continues its collaboration with the Vermont Humanities Council to support its one-book state-wide, community reading program: Vermont Reads. For 2012, the Council has selected "Bull Run" by Paul Fleischman.