Brookfield, VT: You can't help but like the fact that the New Yorker cartoonist Ed Koren lives in a small New England town where the residents have voted not to pave the main street. That kind of contrariness seems right for a place a cartoonist calls home.
And the fact that their post office may shut down, has people angered.
"If they curtail services, fewer people will come. Fewer people will use it and then the justification for getting rid of it altogether."
Steve Zind writes For Rural Towns, Postal Service Cuts Could Mean A Loss Of Identity
Related: March 2011: Vermont Public Radio visits Ed Koren's studio.