One office in the Department of Education is focused on a singular challenge for homeless families: keeping the kids in school. We learn about the effort to create a steady educational environment, and the increase in "situational poverty" that has more families relying on these services.
A few displaced workers in the Northeaast Kingdom are doing what may seem like the impossible in these dark days. They’re starting their own businesses. VPR’s Charlotte Albright recently met one of them in St. Johnsbury.
VPR’s Susan Keese recently met some of the people who are taking advantage of "overflow shelters" in Brattleboro, where churches open thier doors on the very coldest nights to homeless people to stay warm.
Turnout is expected to be low for the statewide primary races in; the victim of a carbon monoxide poisoning has filed a motion to stop a company involved in a lawsuit from hiring a private investigator to follow her; more…