Green Mountain Power promotes solar system usage; a contingent of Vermonters is in Quebec
City to help commemorate the 400th anniversary of its
founding. Vermonters can apply for emergency unemployment benefits soon; the Douglas
administration says it can cut 150 government positions without harming public
Meg Mitchell is the forest
supervisor for the Green Mountain National Forest Supervisor. Chad van Ormer is Recreation Planner for the National Forest. They spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about how changes are being implemented in the Green Mountain National Forest management plan.
Tonight is opening night for the 11th
Annual Green Mountain Film Festival in Montpelier. The festival is a showcase
for international and regional film-makers, with several special events and discussions with notables from the film
Among this year’s special
guests is Kathleen Carroll, who was the film critic for the New York Daily News
for thirty years.
We broadcast live from the Northeast Kingdom with a look at the region’s economic development
plans with Senator Vince Illuzzi and regional planner Steve Patterson. Then we talk with sibling writers Leland Kinsey and Natalie Kinsey-Warnock about what inspires them to write about the Kingdom.