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Seemingly, yes! In a fascinating example of how what happens halfway around the world can impact us here at home, Brattleboro, Vt.-based FiberMark’s Lowville plant will be closed next week in part due to a year-old Chinese law that limits...
Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who want to eat local food together with people who produce food, local food, even in this dead part of...
This is part of a series of farmers writing about life on the farm , week to week, through the season. Courtney Grimes-Sutton is co-owner of Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville. Read all of Courtney’s journal entries here. And you should check out...
I cover the Champlain Valley, so I cross back and forth between Vermont and New York a lot. Sometimes the places blur together and I don’t even notice I’ve crossed the state line. But other times – in the islands, in Port Henry and...
Update, 4:45 pm: Nora again in Canton — we’ll be continuing to follow this story with Brian in the Adirondacks, but in the meantime you can check your weather conditions on our weather page, where you’ll also find weather alerts by...


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Simple Beauty: Georgia O'Keeffe at the Shelburne Museum
Georgia O'Keeffe is most famous for her paintings of the American Southwest, but O'Keeffe's first maturity as an artist came while painting in Lake George. Brian Mann visited the new Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont..
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Lake Champlain Maritime History, pt. 1
Wreck diving off Burlington with Brian Mann.
Wayne Tetrick (Elliot), Craig Maravich (Alan), Jack Bradt (Carl) and<br />Ethan T. Bowen (Dorian).  Photo: Lindsay Raymondjack.
Wayne Tetrick (Elliot), Craig Maravich (Alan), Jack Bradt (Carl) and
Ethan T. Bowen (Dorian). Photo: Lindsay Raymondjack.

Theatre Review: "OPUS" at Vermont Stage

Vermont Stage in Burlington has opened their season with a production of the new play OPUS. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review. OPUS runs in the FlynnSpace through October 25.  Go to full article

Crown Point celebrates Champlain quadricentennial

The region's Champlain quadricentennial celebration concludes at the Crown Point State Historic Site on Saturday. The event concludes the year-long celebration of French explorer Samuel de Champlain's discovery of the lake that bears his name. It includes the re-dedication of the renovated Champlain Memorial lighthouse. Todd Moe spoke with Celine Paquette, vice chair of the Quadricentennial Commission, about this weekend's events and her commitment to de Champlain.  Go to full article

In Vermont, Governor's announcement shakes up state politics

As we reported last week, Vermont's Republican Governor Jim Douglas announced he would not run for reelection. The 58-year-old has won four two-year terms in Vermont's top office. Now, Douglas says he won't run for any elected office. Ross Sneyd is news editor at Vermont Public Radio. He tells Jonathan Brown that the Governor's announcement came as a surprise.  Go to full article

Lake Champlain as artists? muse

More than sixty original works by visual artists from northern New York, Vermont, Quebec and New England are in a new book that celebrates Lake Champlain and the lands that...  Go to full article

Neko Case on singing, songwriting and moving back to Vermont

Neko Case plays tonight at the Flynn Center in Burlington. The singer songwriter's latest CD Middle Cyclone debuted in March at number three on the Billboard 200. That's the...  Go to full article
Leo Branchaud coaxes a heifer out of the barn at his organic dairy farm in Tinmouth, VT

Organic dairies struggling, too

The demand for organic milk and dairy products has grown by double digits each year since 2005, until this year. Now the shrinking economy has pushed consumer demand for...  Go to full article
Todd Lockwood

Preview: "One Degree of Separation"

After a 30 year hiatus, Burlington photographer Todd Lockwood is back behind the lens. Lockwood attended Northwood school in Lake Placid in the 60's, studied photography in...  Go to full article

Book review: "Return to Sender"

Acclaimed Latina author Julia Alvarez's new novel for young readers tackles the issue of illegal farm works on North Country dairy farms. She lives in Vermont. Betsy Kepes...  Go to full article

Adirondack Roundtable: former Vermont governor Madeline Kunin

The Lake Placid Institute kicked off its annual Adirondack Roundtable series with a speech by former Vermont Governor Madeline Kunin. She addressed issues discussed in her...  Go to full article
Abby Lee as Sally, John Patrick Hayden as Matt Photo: Buff Lindau

Theatre Review: "Talley's Folly" at St. Michael's Playhouse

Talley's Folly runs through July 11 at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article

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