Towns May End Free Disposal

More than a month after Tropical Storm Irene turned many Vermont houses into piles of rubble, a couple from the Upper Valley are still picking up their neighbors’ debris and hauling it to the local transfer station. But Hartford, like many other towns, can no longer afford to waive the disposal fees.

Cleaning up Lake Champlain

The EPA sent the state a strongly worded letter this spring outlining the ways the state has fallen short in its effort to reduce phosphorous loads in Lake Champlain. We’ll discuss the stratgies for the lake’s future health. And our series of audio postcards from Vermont towns continues with a visit to Readsboro.