Vermont Newspapers

Bennington Banner

The Bennington Banner is an award-winning daily newspaper published in Bennington, Vermont. Established in 1841, the paper covers local, national, and world news. The Bennington Banner sells 7,800 papers daily with a penetration of 65% in Bennington. It is distributed throughout Southwestern Vermont and eastern New York (Rensselaer and Washington Counties). The paper is owned by MediaNews Group.

Brattleboro Reformer

The Brattleboro Reformer is the third-largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Vermont. With a weekday circulation of just over 10,000, it is behind the Burlington Free Press and the Rutland Herald, respectively. It publishes six days a week, Monday through Saturday, with its Weekend Reformer having the largest readership; the offices of the paper are in Brattleboro, Vermont and it has a market penetration (weekday sales per 100 households) of 62.8 in its home zip code. The Reformer covers all of Windham County, Vermont, as well as some towns in neighboring Cheshire County, New Hampshire. It has been owned by the Denver-based MediaNews Group since 1995, and is run by New England Newspapers, a MediaNews Group subsidiary. It is the only newspaper in the United States called "Reformer."

Burlington Free Press

The Burlington Free Press is a daily newspaper based in Burlington, in the United States. With a circulation of about 48,042 daily and 56,295 Sundays, it is the most circulated paper in Vermont The current editor of The Burlington Free Press is Mike Townsend; the current publisher is Brad Robertson. The Burlington Free Press originally began as the Free Press Weekly, publishing its first issue in 1827. With use of the telegraph, the newspaper became an evening daily in 1848, although it wouldn't publish a Sunday newspaper until 1965. With the purchase of the Burlington Times in 1868 the Free Press Association was founded. The Free Press changed hands in 1971 after merging with the Public Opinion and becoming a part of the Gannett Company. On January 19, 2009, the company introduced a