While the artifacts in the Vermont State Archives are under lock and key, the secrets they
contain are also stored in the brain of Gregory Sanford, who has been the
official state archivist for the last 30 years and is retiring this
Vermont is getting a big boost
from the federal government as the state strengthens the way it manages court
records. Archive officials say the court
paperwork will be better organized and more accessible, and they expect that to help genealogists,
historians and legal researchers.
We learn about the idea behind Vermont’s new law for Benefit
Corporations, for-profit businesses that formally embrace social or environmental
missions. Also, a tour of the new state archives, and profile of the Brattleboro music group Happy Birthday.