Vermont’s unemployment rate jumps to 6.8%; State asks for 5% pay cut to avoid layoffs; Governor of Massachusetts is coming to Vermont for regional White House Forum on health reform; Commentator Chris Wren says the financial crisis has reminded him of events he witnessed years ago – in communist China.
The Vermont musician who won a Supreme Court case against a drug
company hopes the ruling will help others injured by potentially
dangerous products; Offials weigh the impact of Act 82 on school
budgets this year;Guildhall debates the future of its town library; the
rock band Phish asks a judge to block the sale of bootlegged
merchandise at its upcoming concerts; Commentator David Moats ponders
whether real change is possible in Washington.
Agrimark dairy cooperative will phase out its use of a controversial
growth hormone; Lawmakers want to look at other options before
considering job cuts proposed by Governor Douglas;Commentator Henry Homeyer discusses growing ‘gardens and community’.
Senator Leahy says Lieberman
should not be allowed to keep his chairmanship;
Three Vermont utilities are looking for new power supply contracts; Longest flying F-16c in the U.S. flies last mission in Vt.; Commentator Brian Porto discusses UVM football club.
Lowell residents are concerned about exposure to asbestos; Four recounts have been requested in legislative races following last week’s election; Commentator Tim McQuisten tries to make sense of the current economic crisis.
Today is an historic day in the history of Vermont Public Radio: Thirty years ago VPR signed on the air from studios in Windsor.
In three decades of broadcasting we’ve aired countless music and public affairs programs. We’ve heard from the far corners of the world, and from our neighbors down the road.
We’ve witnessed historic events and documented the everyday rhythms of life in Vermont.
Here’s just a sampling of 30 years of VPR broadcasts.