Vermont Public Radio

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Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR is a trusted and independent source for news, music, conversation, NPR programming, and much more. For more information about VPR News and VPR Classical, a list of frequencies and streaming audio from all of VPR's services, visit VPR.org.

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6 Pieces

Vermonters share their stories, wisdom and laughter; recorded in the StoryCorps Mobile Recording Booth

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2 Pieces

In this two-part investigative report, Vermont Public Radio examines the circumstances surrounding the suspension of an African-American senior on allegations he intruded into other student rooms at Middlebury College. The senior sued the college to get his diploma and said that race was involved in his suspension. A Vermont court later ruled in favor of the college.


Latest Pieces

Caption: Rocky Ocean Drive on the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park, Maine. The Park Loop Road allows visitors to experience Acadia by car. , Credit:  Kristi Rugg / National Park Service
I’m often asked, “What’s your favorite national park?” It’s a question that gets me excited, thinking about all the parks I’ve been fortunate to vi...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Radio Newark


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Six million-acre Gates of the Arctic National Park was established in 1980. , Credit: Ben Minteer
There were national parks even before there was a National Park Service. Yellowstone National Park was the first in 1872. More big western parks fo...

Bought by Radio Newark and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Denali Star Trails as seen from Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce, Utah. Increasingly, the sky above national parks is considered as much a resource to protect as the land below., Credit:  Jacob W. Frank | The National Park Service
It’s an understatement to say that the views in the national parks are striking. Take Bryce Canyon National Park, for instance, with its legions of...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Radio Newark, Spokane Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 5
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As Bernie Sanders’ political campaign continues across the country, Vermont Public Radio examines the rise and record of the Democratic presidentia...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRGY, WNPR, KZYX, KVMR and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 13
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Crisp, fizzy and refreshing -- we learn to mix the perfect summer cocktail.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:58
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We head out onto Lake Champlain to learn to sail 420s -- small, fast boats with two sails, popular with sailors of all skill levels.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:12
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Auctioneer Tom Broughton's Bridport, Vermont, barn is the scene of today's lesson in the art of auctioneering.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:56
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A lesson in a beach tradition: building an elaborate sand castle.

Bought by KMXT and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Dave Tuttle of Walpole, New Hampshire, provides a lesson on how to whittle.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:15
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Today's lesson concerns something we've all probably tried, but few of us have mastered: how to throw a boomerang (and have it return).

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:46