King Day observed in Vermont
BRATTLEBORO, Vt.—On the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., Vermonters in different parts of the state are pausing to reflect on the work of the civil rights leader.
At Norwich University in Northfield, a week's worth of discussions, reflections and service are planned in King's honor. Events include tours Monday and Friday of the Civil War exhibit at the Sullivan Museum and History Center.
On Saturday, Norwich students will participate in community service projects.
In Brattleboro, events are set for Monday evening at the Centre Church on Main Street.
An interfaith dinner is set for 5:30 p.m. to raise funds for a youth trip to Kenya, followed by a 6:15 p.m. choir rehearsal and an evening of film, music and guest speakers beginning at 7 p.m.