Vermont Technical College, in Randolph, is getting $3.4 million
from the U.S. Department of Labor. The money will support training programs in agriculture,
food production, waste disposal and energy production.
Vermonters value debating local issues and
interacting with their local government on Town Meeting Day in person, but many voters
increasingly expect their towns to take advantage of the digital world as well.
Tropical Storm Irene inflicted heavy damage in the White River Valley. VPR’s Morning Edition speaks with the editor of the Herald of Randolph, one of the many Vermont news outlets following Irene’s aftermath.