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The UVM Libraries has an extensive collection of local and regional newspapers inĀ  print, microfilm, and electronic editions.

Our collection includes historical newspapers as well as current titles.

These papers can help you get the local perspective on all kinds of current and historic research. Use them to find information on local businesses, UVM and other colleges in the area, environmental regulations, elections, local response to national and international events, and more.

Current Titles Include

The Burlington Free Press - current day’s paper is in the McCrorey Gallery and older issues dating back to 1827 are on microfilm (2nd floor).
Online version covers 2002 to the current day.

The Times – Argus (Montpelier) – current day’s paper is in the McCrorey Gallery and older issues dating back to 1985 are on microfilm (2nd floor).

The Rutland Herald – current day’s paper is in the McCrorey Gallery and older issues dating back to the early 19th century are on microfilm (2nd floor) and in Special Collections (ground floor).

Additionally, Special Collections receives numerous small weekly papers such as The Williston Observer, The Essex Reporter, and The Shelburne News in their print versions.

Fifty-three different Vermont newspapers variously covering dates from 1783-1922 are included in the full-text database America’s Historical Newspapers (Vermont Title list).

Thanks to the Vermont Digital Newspaper Project, many more Vermont newspapers dating from 1836-1922 will soon be available online.

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