The year 2011 will be remembered as not a very good one for dictators and terrorists. Yet, as commentator and retired ABC News diplomatic correspondent Barrie Dunsmore tells us this morning, the jury is still out on whether the overthrow of these villains will make our world appreciably safer.
VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb checks in with the Graham-Frock family again, and speaks with 16-year-old
high school senior Rhianna Graham-Frock about what life has been like for
her since Irene took the family’s home.
more houses in Addison County are getting water that’s been heated by the sun. Since
the inception of a new program this fall, 95 houses have installed solar hot
water heating systems. And that’s been good news for one local business.
All this week, we’re revisiting last summer’s tour of Vermont’s
General Stores, produced in partnership with the
Billings Farm and Museum. Today, commentator Tom Slayton considers why general
stores, once the center of village life in Vermont, eventually began to change and assume the mostly
subsidiary role they play today.