In Vermont, Outcry Over Oxen

A Facebook petition asking Green Mountain College to spare the school’s beloved oxen team from slaughter has racked up more than 30,000 signatures from all over the world. But school officials say they won’t change their mind.

Poultney honors slave’s life

A former slave whose memoir is among the only ones known to describe abduction from Africa is about to get a historical marker in Poultney, where he ended up settling.