Our Staff

Our staff is made up of familiar faces from around town. You'll see us at the gym, the grocery store, or riding by on a bicycle. Because we are a part of your community, we know Franklin County.

Our editorial team is the first on the scene to get you breaking news. Our advertising team can help you get your business noticed. Our classifieds crew will help you post or find a job, a car, a house, or anything else! Our circulation duo will make sure you get your paper on time.


Jim O'Rourke - Publisher

• Phone: 802-524-9771 x 108


Bridget Higdon - Community Editor

Email: bhigdon@orourkemediagroup.com

Kate Barcellos - Reporter

Email: kbarcellos@orourkemediagroup.com

Alek Fleury - Reporter

Email: afleury@orourkemediagroup.com


Heather Young - Sales Representative

Email: hyoung@orourkemediagroup.com

• Phone: 802-524-9771


Ben Letourneau - Classifieds Manager

Email: bletourneau@orourkemediagroup.com

• Phone: 802-524-9771 x 122

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!