Vermont Marble Museum in Proctor
closed in 2012, after the private owners decided they wanted to sell the museum
and its collections. The Preservation Trust
of Vermont has stepped in to try to buy the museum and its artifacts.
are underway at the Brattleboro
Retreat. The psychiatric hospital will open a new Adult Intensive Unit next
week. The facility is part of the state’s new plan to serve mental health
patients following the closure of the Vermont State Hospital by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
social media to blogging to the digital revolution, the world of media news is
changing, and if consumers once were expected to passively consume the news
they get, they’re now demanding more from the people who report the news of the
day. Dan Gillmor welcomes this future. And it’s
the goal of his new book and project, called Mediactive.