The Mountain Mills is a 55-passenger cruise boat that tours the
Harriman Reservoir in Wilmington. It’s named after the little logging community
that disappeared in the 1920s when the Deerfield
River was dammed to generate
Susan Keese paid a visit to Wilmington
to see the boat close-up.
The Vermont House has passed legislation to strengthen the state’s mental health parity law. We talk with Rep. Mike Fisher who supports the measure. Also, we talk to Justice of the Peace Zeke Church about
the job of marrying couples, and our series of audio postcards from Vermont towns takes us to Reading, population 707.
The town of Glastenbury is located in the Southwest corner of Vermont. It has only a handful of fulltime residents, and over
time has developed a reputation as a ghost town. VPR’s Susan Keese brings us this audio
postcard from Glastenbury.
We continue our series of audio postcards
from Vermont towns with a visit to the Windham County
town of Londonderry. To tell our story, we’ve chosen a few transplants –
some more deeply rooted than others, but all engaged in activities that are
vital to the town.
A bill in the Vermont Senate would reclassify possession of 4 ounces of pot as a civil offense, not a criminal one. We talk with people on both sides of the issue about whether marijuana should be decriminalized. Also, a Stowe movie director prepapres to release his documentary about Howard Dean’s presidential campaign, and an audio postcard from Athens, Vermont.