A new law could give credit card users some relief from predatory practices. Vermont plays a role in several national environmental stories. And candlepin bowling hasn’t disappeared from Vermont — we visit the lanes in Derby.
How should Vermont spend its $131 million in federal transportation stimulus money. We go over the initial list of 30 "shovel ready" projects with VTRANS Secretary David Dill. Plus, we bring you the latest results from Town Meeting Day, and we read from some of your emails.
A Vermont psychologist says
lavish praise and high expectations aren’t necessarily good for our
children and can lead to an unhappy adult life. Her new book offers
advice on how to raise well-adjusted children in what she calls "the age
We talk with illustrator David Macaulay, best-selling creator of The Way Things Work, about his latest book, The Way We Work: Getting to know the Amazing Human Body. And commentator Candy Page fills us in on some ambitious grass-roots conservation projects.
How will state budget cuts impact Vermont’s towns and cities in the current and coming years? We talk about it with Steven Jeffrey of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns. Plus, we survey the year’s top environmental stories with Candy Page. And we visit with a 92-year-old track star.
We explore what Catamount Health has (and hasn’t ) accomplished in its first year of operation, and whether it can be made sustainable in the current economic climate. Also, Candy Page talks about endangered species, and we get a lesson on the art of curling.
We celebrate Veterans Day with a look at Vermont’s new Military, Family and Community Network. The
group helps forge connections in a state where returning
veterans and their families often feel isolated.
We talk with state’s attorneys about their experiences prosecuting sex offenders. Then, we hear from reporter Candace Page about the state’s efforts to control stormwater, and we visit with one Elton John fan who is eagerly awaiting the singer’s first concert in Vermont.