Headline Vermont

For 200 years, Vermont newspapers big and small have reported the major and minor happenings in communities throughout the state. Here's a look at their colorful saga - and at some of the people who've kept them humming.


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Photo Timeline

Photo Timeline

A vividly graphic timeline depicting the evolution of Vermont newspapers in relation to the major events of the day both in Vermont and the nation.
Browse the Timeline

Share Your Opinion

share your opinion

In today's world of digital communication and information distribution, many believe that the days of copy deadlines, newsprint and ink are numbered. Already, the paper with Vermont's largest circulation is owned by a national conglomerate. How long can the rest hold out?

Share Your Thoughts below

About the Project

Purpose & Mission

The goal of the project is to examine the role of the newspaper industry in Vermont. This is achieved by the viewing of our documentary, "Headline Vermont" and through a statewide campaign to engage school students learning about local history and who are interested in journalism as a career.

People & Papers

Learn more about the people and the newspapers featured in this documentary
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The Producer

Daniel J. Lyons Daniel J. Lyons

Brattleboro, Vt.

A freelance television producer, director of photography and cinematographer.

Supported in part by:

The Windham Foundation

The Vermont Humanities Council


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