Our name reflects what our hard-working teams of journalists, graphic artists, sales people, support staff and contributors do every day, every week of the year: provide topnotch journalism to the readers and communities we serve and effective marketing opportunities for businesses throughout those communities and beyond. Member newspapers include South Burlington's The Other Paper, Shelburne News, The Citizen (Charlotte and Hinesburg), Stowe Reporter and News & Citizen (Lamoille County).
“We reach homeowners and businesses in nearly 20 distinct communities, providing hyper-local news that no other media group can...”
— Greg Popa, publisher
In the News
After years of printing with Upper Valley Press in North Haverhill, N.H., the five weeklies of the Vermont Community Newspaper Group are now printing with the Concord Monitor at its press, also in New Hampshire. Our new size, a format most tabloid-sized newspapers already embrace, is now considered the standard.
The Vermont Community Newspaper Group, the parent company of the Stowe Reporter and four other weekly newspapers, laid off one-third of its editorial staff last Thursday.
The COVID-19 virus has affected us all and has impacted every business, but it’s not the only challenge affecting hyper-local community journalism.
The Vermont Community Newspaper Group took home 35 awards in an annual New England-wide media competition. The tally included nine first-place prizes.
The Vermont Community Newspaper Group — the Waterbury Record, Stowe Reporter and News & Citizen of Morrisville — will collect nonperishable food items and monetary donations for Lamoille Community Food Share through Friday, Feb. 28.
The Stowe Reporter and Stowe Guide & Magazine were honored with 35 awards, plus New England Reporter of the Year for Andrew Martin, by the New England Newspaper & Press Association in its annual Better Newspaper Competition.
Welcome to the new Waterbury Record. We are so pleased to be able to bring a weekly, community newspaper back to Waterbury after a long absence — 60 years! You can read about the history of the Waterbury Record elsewhere in the pages of this newspaper this week, but this space will be devote…
The new Waterbury Record will be published Thursdays and will be mailed to every home and business in Waterbury, Waterbury Center and Duxbury. It will have an initial circulation of 4,000.
“Coming together as the Vermont Community Newspaper Group supports our identity as newspapers that share a common purpose — to connect readers to what matters and to help foster a strong sense of community.”
— Judy Kearns, former owner of The Other Paper