Alexandre Silberman

Alexandre Silberman

Take a look inside a handblown glass studio

Take a look inside a handblown glass studio

Since 2007, Rich Arentzen and Tove Ohlander have been running a hand blown glass shop in the heart of the South End Arts District of Burlington, Vt. Take a look at the glass blowers at work, and hear what drew Arentzen to the craft: AO...

Unsung Hero: School Resource Officer Brian Difranco

Unsung Hero: School Resource Officer Brian Difranco

Brian Difranco spent his high school days hanging out with police officers at the Livingston County Jail in New York state, where his grandmother worked as a cook in the kitchen. “It was fun. It was usually lively,” he said. “My grandma was an old Italian woman....

Vermont lawmakers debate raising smoking age

Vermont lawmakers debate raising smoking age

Reporting from BURLINGTON, Vt. When Vermonters turn 18, they can vote and serve in the military, but a new piece of legislation might change the smoking age to 21. The Vermont House approved the bill, H.93, last April after an 84-61 vote and multiple revisions, but...

Vermonters rally in support of Syrian refugees

Vermonters rally in support of Syrian refugees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J83eju1N8D4 Reporting from BURLINGTON, VT. A crowd of over 200 people gathered outside of Burlington City Hall on Monday, holding candles and handmade signs to rally in support of Syrian refugees. The event, organized by East District...

Should cellphones be banned in school?

Should cellphones be banned in school?

  Ron MacNeil is in total support of a complete cellphone ban. It turns out he is not the only one. Mr. MacNeil, a social studies teacher at Burlington High School in Burlington, Vt., has been dealing with the distraction of cellphones for around ten years. He...