Barbara Rachelson of the Lund Family Center and Kayanna Pierson, a former teen mom, discuss the reasons why teen pregnancy has risen slightly in recent years, and what prevention strategies work with teens.
Report says Vermont and three other states in the North Country need to band together to boost the region’s economy; a University of Vermont professor says there is reason to be optimistic about the country’s economic future;
Study says new electric power plants could make
sense for Vermont’s largest utilities; Dramatic increase in the number of calls
to The Women’s Rape Crisis Center in Burlington; The New
York State Senate back in session to vote on spending cuts; Vermonter
Andrew Wheating’s Olympic drive is over.
Another community health center in Vermont
has won federal qualification to expand its services; Peter Welch says U.S.
needs a vice president who can work with Congress; Metal thieves have a new
target: manhole covers.
This summer people who love those sounds might want to check out a specially
commissioned percussion piece called "Music for Trains," a collaboration between the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center and the Rockingham Arts and Museum
gas prices mean the state and federal governments are collecting less money in
transportation taxes. The
shortfall comes just as Vermont
struggles to pay for a backlog of needed road and bridge projects. Some
experts say it’s time to look for new revenue sources.
John Dillon reports.