is one of those winters where people can’t stop talking about the weather. But
unlike last year, it’s not because it’s so cold and so snowy, but because it
isn’t. And while the temperatures and overall snowfall totals aren’t record
breaking, many local businesses and snow sport enthusiasts are struggling. We look
at how the fluctuating temperatures and lack of snow is affecting everything
from winter sports and local businesses to birds and plants, with Tim Mueller,
president of Okemo Mountain Resort, Tony Clark, owner of Blueberry Hill Inn in
Goshen, "bird diva" Bridget Butler, Sarah Kingsley-Richards, a veteran of the
UVM Extension Master Gardener program, and Jim Hill, president of the Vermont
Association of Snow Travelers.
on the program, the Vermont Commission for Women has been publishing "The Legal
Rights of Women in Vermont" since 1977. The 6th edition was recently published,
14 years after the previous one. Wendy Love, the commission’s executive
director, discusses how the handbook helps the layperson understand their legal
rights and responsibilities under state and federal law.