Bernie Sanders wants to know why Vermont gas prices are still higher than the rest of the country; Ski resorts look forward to the season; Demand rises for heating assistance; and commentator Mary Barosse-Schwartz on a localvore Thankgiving.
VT delegation hop to double low heating assistance money;
VSAC loans for college students are going down. U.S. Border Patrol
officer fired shots in a scuffle in the woods at the Derby Line; Aabama
authorities file child pornography charges against Brooke Bennett’s former
stepfather; commentator Philip Baruth on life, art and the Pixar film WALL-E.
Record high temperatures in the Northeast this week have people
turning on air conditioners, breaking out the bathing suits and looking for a cool
place to escape the heat. But
VPR’s Tim Johnson says that after this past winter, it can’t get hot
Many prime time television
shows are returning to the air this week with new episodes. And
Burlington comic Martha Tormey is pretty happy about it. She explains
how imagining a TV show about
her life gets her through boring moments.
Commentator Cheryl Hanna is a professor at Vermont Law School in South
Royalton, and a few weeks ago, she had an experience that has made her
re-examine how Vermonters are reacting to the high-profile murder cases
recently in the news.