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Paula Routly

Paula Routly is the cofounder, publisher and coeditor of Seven Days. In 2015, she was inducted into the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame.
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    • Hooked: Kate O’Neill to Cover the Vermont Opioid Crisis for <i>Seven Days</i>
    • Hooked: Kate O’Neill to Cover the Vermont Opioid Crisis for Seven Days

      When Kate O'Neill wrote an obituary for her sister, Madelyn Linsenmeir, she never expected it to be read by millions of people around the world. More than 1,000 readers left comments on the obituary, published on the Seven Days website. The outpouring verified the magnitude, pervasiveness and cruelty of the opioid crisis. But it also pointed out how many stories we, the media, are missing. So we hired O'Neill to spend the next year finding and reporting on them.
    • Violent Femmes

      A battered mother takes a shot at her husband in Orleans. A boy — and a boxcutter — come between two young women in South…
    • Masthead to Masthead

      The sprawling city of Colchester may lack an identifiable downtown, but it now has two newspapers covering its selectboard meetings, sewage strategies and high school…
    • Back Talk

      Major casting changes are afoot among the administrative stars of the Vermont film industry. At a recent legislative reception, Bill Stetson announced he is stepping…
    • The Whole Carruth

      A paean to Vermont's state poet in exile
      The New York Times Book Review calls him a "tough-bird author." The New Yorker plays up his "well-tuned orneriness." Even friends warn that Hayden Carruth…
    • Mama Bear
    • Mama Bear

      After a wild ride, Liz Robert tames the Teddy Bear Company
      There was nothing warm or fuzzy about the financials four years ago at the Vermont Teddy Bear Company. Even after its big Valentine’s Day…
    • McKenzie's Lead

      Keeping up with Burlington's biggest ballet success
      When he was dancing full-time with American Ballet Theatre in the 1980s, Burlington native Kevin McKenzie was its preeminent prince. The tall, dark danseur noble…
    • Market Driven

      The new boss at Burlington's co-op has an appetitie for entrepreneurship
      You get a whole different perspective on the rush-hour crush from the second-floor offices inside Burlington's City Market. But Clem Nilan isn't lording anything over…
    • Fixer-Upper
    • Fixer-Upper

      For rehab king Stu McGowan, it's all about local color
      There's nothing beige about Stu McGowan, owner of approximately 25 brightly colored rental properties in Burlington's Old North End. Over the past five years,…
    • Back Talk

      Here’s the skivvy, er skinny, on Tania Kupczak. As a Burlington underwear artist, she’s fully out of the drawer. The Oberlin grad earned a Master’s…
    • Rocky's Revenge
    • Rocky's Revenge

      Confessions of a raccoon wrangler
      Nothing prepares you for the shock of a home invasion. Early last summer, I came downstairs to make coffee in the morning and discovered…
    • The Life of Riehle

      Ted Riehle and Ayn Baldwin live in splendid isolation on Savage Island
      "No man is an island, entire of itself," the poet John Donne once wrote - but he might have been convinced otherwise after a sunset…
    • The Monologist Prepares

      THE MONOLOGIST PREPARES: You don’t say “break a leg” to Spalding Gray these days. The 60-year-old monologist was shaky on stage last Saturday as a…
    • Back Talk

      TAKE FIVE Is there a political explanation for all these Vermont wedding movies? We survived Wedding Band, Martin Guigui’s adolescent comedy about a Jewish-Italian union,…
    • Home Delivery

      Back Talk
      The patient died, but Midwives won’t. The latest incarnation of Chris Bohjalian’s best-selling novel is a made-for-television movie starring Sissy Spacek, Peter Coyote, Piper…
    • Back Talk

      LEFT FIELD You gotta hand it to Elizabeth Bunsen — who used her left one to make “Fun in the Sun.” The Charlotte artist not…
    • Gube Tube

      I'm the sucker who has read, and listened to, every bit of news about today's Democratic primary for governor, summer be damned. Here are my…

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