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A Record Number Of Overdoses


Vermont saw a record number of fatal opioid overdoses in 2021. Plus, little progress in UVM union negotiations, new housing in Middlebury and Ludlow, and COVID-19 numbers.

With The Frequency, get up to speed on what's happening in Vermont in under 15 minutes. Hosted by Henry Epp and Anna Van Dine, and available every weekday morning by 6:30 a.m.


Grace is the local host of 'All Things Considered' on VPR. She joined the station in 2022.
Henry is a reporter and co-host of The Frequency, VPR's daily news podcast.
Mark Davis has spent more than a decade working as a reporter in Vermont, focusing on both daily and long-form stories. Prior joining VPR as assistant news director, he worked for five years at Seven Days, the alt-weekly in Burlington, where he won national awards for his criminal justice reporting. Before that, he spent nine years at the Valley News, where won state and national awards for his coverage of the criminal justice system, Topical Storm Irene, and other topics. He has also served as a producer and editor for the Rumblestrip podcast. He graduated from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism.