As the advertising market shrinks, online news is replacing the more expensive, albeit more universally-read community newspaper.
"The Waterbury Roundabout is a collaboration between area journalists, University of Vermont students and the Valley Reporter in Waitsfield. The volunteer effort aims to cover the kinds of community news that made the Waterbury Record, a free weekly paper, a popular though financially troubled publication, said Lisa Scagliotti, a former Burlington Free Press reporter spearheading the effort. "Everyone that I talk to says they are missing the newspaper, so there was a role that it played that isn’t happening right now," Scagliotti said."
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