Stephen Kiernan’s new book, Authentic Patriotism: Restoring America’s
Founding Ideals Through Selfless Action tells the stories of people
who’ve devoted themselves to a cause, and made a difference to their
communities. Also, a summer camp on Lake Fairlee opens its cabins to Guard families.
The dream of restoring
modern freight and passenger service along Vermont’s Western
rail corridor could get a jump start, if transportation officials succeed in their bid for $100 million in Federal stimulus money for rail projects.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Vermont Selective Service head David Pinkham and Joseph Gainza of the American Friends Service Committee about a proposal to require eligible men to register before they can get a driver’s license.
Problems with the transition from Verizon to FairPoint have raised questions about FairPoint’s ability to deliver services. We talk with FairPoint’s executive vice president, Jeff Allen, about the company’s operations in northern New England. Also, the legal implications of "sexting" and how lawmakers are trying to address the issue.
A new east-west bus service through southern Vermont was launched this morning; the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant began sending electricity back to the regional power grid early this morning; more…