VPR – Vermont PBS 2020 Polls: September

If the presidential election were today, who would you vote for? For governor? Lieutenant governor? If a vaccine for the coronavirus was developed in the next year, how eager would you be to get it? How optimistic are you about the future of your community?The VPR–Vermont PBS 2020 Poll asked hundreds of Vermonters these questions… Continue reading VPR – Vermont PBS 2020 Polls: September

VPR – Vermont PBS 2020 Polls: February

A Survey Of Vermonters

If the presidential primary election were held today, which candidate would you support? What about the governor’s race? Would you favor or oppose state taxes to reduce carbon emissions? Is it a problem Vermont has never elected a woman to Congress? The VPR–Vermont PBS 2020 Poll asked hundreds of Vermonters these questions and more. Find… Continue reading VPR – Vermont PBS 2020 Polls: February

Meet Three Vermonters Who Became U.S. Citizens In 2019     

Arunima Dasgupta Listen to Arunima’s story, told in her words. (For a full transcript, click here). After earning her master’s degree at a university in Virginia, Arunima Dasgupta moved to Vermont in 2004. When her airplane landed on a cold night in February, she saw the white snow and a moon-lit sky and “fell in… Continue reading Meet Three Vermonters Who Became U.S. Citizens In 2019     

Syllabus For Survival

Small colleges across New England face a set of financial and demographic challenges that have proven insurmountable for some schools. Exactly what are those challenges, and how do Vermont’s remaining independent colleges plan to adapt in order to survive? As part of a fellowship from the Education Writers Association, VPR’s Amy Kolb Noyes has investigated… Continue reading Syllabus For Survival

Vermont Rural Life Survey

How would you rate your quality of life in your local community?  How well do you think Vermont state elected officials understand challenges facing rural Vermonters? Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future of your community? The 2019 Rural Life Survey from VPR and Vermont PBS asked hundreds of Vermonters these questions and more.… Continue reading Vermont Rural Life Survey

JOLTED

Apple Podcasts | NPR One | Google Play Music | Stitcher | RSS Not sure how podcasting works? Start with VPR’s Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts. Support work like this with a gift to Vermont Public Radio. Part 1: THE SHOOTING THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN Jack Sawyer’s diary contained a startling confession. It landed him in jail,… Continue reading JOLTED