Latest by Lisa Rathke

Published on January 4, 2022 - Page 8
CHESTER, Vt. — Brooke Goodwin came home one night last March after being out with friends. She had just turned 23 the day before, had a good job and...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 18
HYDE PARK, Vt. — Grappling with a changed industry, two brothers operating their family’s dairy farm in Vermont have made the drastic decision to...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 12
COLCHESTER, Vt. — St. Michael’s College managed to keep coronavirus cases at bay for almost two months this fall. Students were tested upon arrival...
Published on October 15, 2019 - Page 8
POULTNEY, Vt. — As colleges and universities come alive this fall, some campuses sit closed and empty after succumbing to a recent wave of fewer...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 19
LYNDON, Vt. — An impassioned overflow crowd at Northern Vermont University in Lyndon expressed fears, concerns and suggestions to Vermont State...
Published on October 18, 2018 - Page 5
MONTPELIER, Vt. — An obituary for a Vermont woman with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a recovery center from around the...
Published on April 2, 2018 - Page 4
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Accompanying the routine payments and price forecasts sent to some Northeast dairy farmers in February were a list of mental health...
Published on November 1, 2017 - Page 7
ROCHESTER, Vt. — With a vigorous shake of a tree limb, small wild apples rain down onto a plastic tarp at an old farmstead in Vermont. David...
Published on January 28, 2017 - Page 10
WILLISTON, Vt. — At Tomorrow’s Harvest farm, you won’t find acres of land on which animals graze, or rows of corn, or bales of hay. Just stacks of...
Published on September 5, 2016 - Page 5
Dry weather in New England, including drought conditions in southern reaches, could dull some of the region’s famous fall foliage and cut the color...