Regional Report: Irene Clean-up In New York State

Vermont understandably gets the lion’s share of attention when the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Irene is discussed. But for New York State’s North Country region, there was also extensive storm damage, and big bills left behind for repairs. VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb talks with Kim Smith Dedam, of the Press Republican.

Regional Report: New Plan For Moran Plant

One of Burlington’s success stories has been its efforts to revitalize the waterfront. But the former Moran Power Plant has sat vacant at the northern end of the waterfront since 1986. Plans have been hatched to find a use for the building, but the most recent effort was rejected by newly-elected mayor Miro Weinberger.