State consumer advocates say they have concerns
about a plan by AT&T to acquire a large piece of Unicel’s wireless phone
service in Vermont.
The AT&T acquisition is part of a major
re-shuffling of cell phone providers in the state.
Scientists, researchers, and physicians have been gathering in Burlington this week to discuss the latest developments in stem cell research. The keynote lecture for this closed-door meeting of scientific minds was delivered last night by Dr. James Battey, Chairman of the National Institutes of Health’s Stem Cell Task Force.
Senator Patrick Leahy says Karl Rove’s decision to step down at the end of this month doesn’t change Rove’s legal status with the Senate Judiciary committee; archaeologists delving into the history of the Lake Champlain shoreline are looking for some help from residents of Addison County; getting cell phone service in rural parts of New England may soon become more difficult and expensive; a hiking trail system in northern New Hampshire is gaining newfound popularity after warnings it might have to close.
Getting cell phone service in rural parts of New England may soon become more difficult and expensive. The Federal Communications Commission wants to freeze the budget for a program that provides funding for wireless communications in areas with low populations.