State officials say a
months-long backlog that some Vermonters have faced in applying for state
assistance may begin to ease. That’s because the Department
for Children and Families has won approval to hire more staff who can process
Vermont has the lowest incarceration rate for juveniles in the nation, because the state instead focuses on rehabilitating kids in the community. Also, we begin a series that looks at the first 400 years of music in our region.