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Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

By Charlotte Albright

Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

America has lost a gifted poet who loved living in Vermont. Galway Kinnell, the state’s former Poet Laureate, died Tuesday at his home in Sheffield.

Time To Button Up

By Amy Kolb Noyes

Time To Button Up

This Saturday is Button Up Vermont's Day of Action. It's the second annual event intended to inspire Vermonters to weatherize their homes. Organizers are

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