Parents Of Sick Kids Find Refuges Near Hospitals

As any parent knows, having a sick child is awful. And if the illness is serious or chronic, and the hospital is far from home, it’s also a logistical nightmare. So many families in the Upper Valley turn to David’s House in Lebanon, near Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Head Start Programs Brace For Budget Cuts

Unless Congress acts to prevent it, many federally funded programs will face severe budget cuts beginning March 1. That’s the date the budget-cutting plan called the "sequester" kicks in.  Among the targets likely to be hard hit in Vermont is Head Start, an early education program for low-income families.