Growth and preservation are two goals of community planning – and sometimes they’re at odds. As part of our Vermont in Transition series we’ll explore how Vermont towns are trying to guide development and maintain quality of life.
In this program: Experts have warned for years that Americans aren’t saving enough for
retirement, but the unfolding financial crisis gives new urgency to that warning. Also, a 19th century Vermont painter’s images of Montpelier. And, a lesson in stacking firewood.
Vermont’s two U.S. senators are welcoming the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez; another round of strong thunderstorms kept Vermont utility crews busy through the weekend; Vermont state government is being recognized for doing a good job handling the food stamp program; State government says it wants to do a better job of coordinating downtown improvement with land-use planning.