Recounting a lifetime of daily discrimination

VERGENNES RESIDENT Rose Archer spoke Saturday to a gathering of 150 people on the city green about overcoming racism. Then she sang "Lift Every Voice and Sing” to the appreciative crowd. Archer and fellow Vergennes resident Alicia Grangent shared examples of daily challenges they face as Black Americans. Waltham resident Liz Ryan organized the event. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — Vergennes resident Alicia Grangent gets a pat-down search from TSA guards at the Burlington International Airport every time she travels.

VUHS course helps students build a guitar, write a novel

VUHS SENIOR REBECCA Kachmar, an Addison resident, has published her first novel, a work of fantasy called “A Queen’s Vow,” that is available through Kachmar credits the VUHS Project Workshop course with helping her finish the book and get through the publishing process.

VERGENNES — High school seniors are just now earning their diplomas, most of them having completed required course loads.


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