Stand-up comedy is
not for the faint of heart. We talk with a few brave people who take the stage as part of Vermont’s growing stand-up comedy
scene. Also, how to cultivate an edible landscape with berries, herbs and flowers.
Political parties play a key role in the elections. Wednesday evening at 7, the chairs of the Republican, Democratic and Progressive parties talk with Bob Kinzel about the issues they stand for and their strategies for the November Election. See VPR’s complete debate schedule.
Many prime time television
shows are returning to the air this week with new episodes. And
Burlington comic Martha Tormey is pretty happy about it. She explains
how imagining a TV show about
her life gets her through boring moments.
This session, the General Assembly has 1220 bils before it– more than double the number fifty years ago. And a lawmaker can expect to earn $614.30 per week during the session. We look at the time and financial demands on
our citizen legislature. Then, we hear from reporter Candace Page about a mysterious fungus infecting bats. And local comedian Martha Tormey makes us laugh.
home to more than 260 pharmacists, but that’s not enough to staff the state’s 145
different retail pharmacy outlets. The
Rite Aid in Randolph has been
closing sporadically during the past several months because of the shortage,
and other pharmacies are also scaling back their hours. We look at the reasons behind the shortage,
and how a new pharmacy school in Chittenden county may help alleviate the