A Vermont social media service that used to be free has begun to ask
larger municipal governments to buy a subscription for custom access.
Town officials need to decide whether the service known as Front Porch
Forum is worth paying for to reach constituents.
Shuttered general stores, looming post office closings, population shifts and economic factors are changing the character of Vermont's villages and raising the question of what makes a community a community.
Commentary: General Stores In Vermont