‘Authentic Patriotism’

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.

FairPoint service under scrutiny

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.

Midday Newscast: November 10, 2008

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…

Fairpoint to expand broadband coverage

FairPoint Communications officials say they’ll be providing broadband communication services to all of its customers in 51 Vermont locations by the end of 2010.