Another snowstorm hits Northern New England

Yet another snowstorm hit Northern New England this weekend. State and town snowplows are out in force this morning in many parts of Vermont, trying to make a tough commute a little easier.

Interview: Sen. Matt Houde on power outages

More than 700 people in Vermont are still without power today, almost a week after an ice storm hit New England. Even harder hit was New Hampshire…where an estimated 54,000 people are still in the dark. New Hampshire State Senator Matt Houde of Plainfield is one of those thousands who spent nearly a week without power

NH outages down to about 117,000

Power has been restored to nearly three-quarters of the New Hampshire homes and businesses left in the dark by last week’s ice storm.

VT Edition: Chris Campbell & Denise Anthony on technology dependency

Chris Campbell is the Telecommunications Director for Vermont’s Public Service Department. Denise Anthony is a Sociology Professor at Dartmouth College. They spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about how the state is responding to the recent Internet outages and the broader implications for society as we all become more dependent on technology.