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Audio Postcard: Lewis
Monday, 08/06/12
By Ric Cengeri
VPR's Ric Cengeri visits one of Vermont's most-difficult to reach towns: Lewis.
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Postcard From Runaway Pond, Glover
Thursday, 08/04/11
By Steve Zind
In our ongoing series of town postcards, we visit the Northeast Kingdom community of Glover.
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Audio Postcard: Derby Line
Monday, 04/19/10
The Haskell Free Library and Opera House in Derby Line is built of local granite and lumber and happens to have the international boundary running through the reading room.
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Audio Postcard: Wells
Thursday, 01/21/10
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind visits the town of Wells to find out how a church there earned a spot on National Geographic's list of 500 most ‘peaceful and powerful' destinations in the world.
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Audio Postcard: Marlboro
Wednesday, 07/23/08
By Susan Keese
Today in our series of audio postcards from Vermont towns, we visit the hills of Marlboro, where at this time of year, music seems to pour from every open window on the Marlboro College Campus.
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Audio Postcard: Wilmington, VT
Wednesday, 07/16/08
By Susan Keese
The Mountain Mills is a 55-passenger cruise boat that tours the Harriman Reservoir in Wilmington. It's named after the little logging community that disappeared in the 1920s when the Deerfield River was dammed to generate power. VPR's Susan Keese paid a visit to Wilmington to see the boat close-up.
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Audio Postcard: Mount Holly, VT
Tuesday, 07/08/08
By Steve Zind
Every Vermont town has something unique to brag about in its history or geography.  But one town has a very unusual claim to fame.  The Rutland county community of Mount Holly, can boast of a link to Vermont's prehistoric past.
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Audio Postcard: Townshend, VT
Monday, 06/30/08
By Susan Keese
Townshend is in many respects the hub of southern Vermont's West River Valley.
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Audio Postcard: Readsboro
Wednesday, 06/04/08
By Susan Keese
In our continuing series of audio post cards from Vermont  towns, we visit Readsboro, located on a remote stretch of Route 100 near the state's southern border. It has a proud industrial past and an equally proud connection to the Tyrolean Alps of northern Italy.
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Audio Postcard: Barre
Thursday, 05/29/08
By Steve Zind
By the late 1800s, Barre's quarries and stone sheds were humming - and among those whose skills were in great demand were stone carvers from Italy. But the greatest tribute to their artistry is on a hill outside of town at the Hope Cemetary.
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Audio Postcard: Reading
Tuesday, 04/29/08
By Susan Keese
The Windsor County town of Reading has a population of 707. The main street through town commemorates the day after an Indian Raid on Fort Number Four in Charlestown New Hampshire. VPR's Susan Keese paid a visit to Reading and checked in on the town's most famous four-legged resident, visited the local store and a monument on route 106.
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Audio Postcard: Glastenbury
Thursday, 04/17/08
By Susan Keese
The town of Glastenbury is located in the Southwest corner of Vermont. It has only a handful of fulltime residents, and over time has developed a reputation as a ghost town. VPR's Susan Keese brings us this audio postcard from Glastenbury.
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Audio Postcard: Hardwick
Thursday, 04/10/08
By Sarah Ashworth
Within the last decade a number of food-related industries have helped bring the town of Hardwick back economically. VPR's Sarah Ashworth paid a visit to Hardwick and has this audio postcard.
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Audio Postcard: Londonderry
Thursday, 03/27/08
By Susan Keese
We continue our series of audio postcards from Vermont towns with a visit to the Windham County town of Londonderry. To tell our story, we've chosen a few transplants - some more deeply rooted than others, but all engaged in activities that are vital to the town.
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Audio Postcard: Shaftsbury
Thursday, 03/06/08
By Susan Keese
We continue our series of audio postcards from Vermont towns with a visit to the Bennington County town of Shaftsbury. Shaftsbury was once home to Robert Frost, who lived there from 1920 to 1939.
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Audio Postcard: Athens
Thursday, 01/24/08
By Susan Keese
One of the few things the town of Athens is known for is a longstanding debate over the pronunciation of its name. VPR's Susan Keese visited the town in hopes of setting the debate to rest.
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Audio Postcard: Pawlet
Monday, 01/14/08
By Susan Keese
Today in our series of audio post cards from Vermont towns, we go to Pawlet, a Rutland County town bordering New York State.
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Audio Postcard: Rupert
Monday, 01/07/08
By Susan Keese
The Bennington County town of Rupert is separated from most of the rest of Vermont by the Taconic range, which runs west of the Greens. But its residents consider themselves Vermonters, through and through.
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Audio Postcard: Bloomfield, coldest town in Vermont
Thursday, 12/13/07
By Sarah Ashworth
In our ongoing series of postcards from Vermont towns, we catch up with two women who have held the position of Bloomfield town clerk, and then we stop by DeBanville's General Store.
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Audio Postcard: Isle La Motte
Monday, 12/03/07
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind caught up with long time islands resident John Duffy who gave us a tour of Isle La Motte and filled us in on its history as a quarry town.
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Audio Postcard: Danville, home to Kate Beattie's maple cream pie
Wednesday, 11/21/07
By Sarah Ashworth
Producer Sarah Ashworth sat down with Kate Beattie at the Creamery's counter and talked about life in Danville and her famous pie.
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Audio Postcard from Jericho, Vt
Wednesday, 10/17/07
By Sarah Ashworth
The center of Jericho, Vermont in Chittenden county lays claim to having the oldest continuously operating store in the state.
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Audio Postcard from Groton, Vt
Thursday, 10/11/07
By Sarah Ashworth
Chicken pie suppers are a staple of New England autumns, but there might not be a chicken pie supper anywhere quite like the one up in the Northeast Kingdom town of Groton.
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Postcard from Montpelier, a crossroads for all
Friday, 10/05/07
By Patti Daniels
Montpelier is known as one of Vermont's great gathering places. As one person told us: "You can have bikers over here, guys in business suits over there, hippies on that side, jocks over here - and it's totally fine and everyone is welcome as long as you get along."
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