Vermont Edition kicks off its annual Summer School series with how to build a bat house! They may look kind of like black bird houses, with open bottoms, but there are a couple of things you should know about them that will make your bat house-and not your real house-an appealing home.
In Vermont, more than a dozen industrial wind projects are
either operating, under construction or proposed. While surveys indicate that a
majority of Vermonters support wind energy, projects across the state are
meeting with vocal opposition. We look at the state’s relationship to wind, and whether, and where, it
fits in Vermont.
Interest rates on federally-subsidized student Stafford Loans are set to
double on July 1st, from 3.4 to 6.8 percent, unless Congress takes
action. Vermont’s congressional delegation is speaking out against
the planned rate increase.
There are challenges and benefits of promoting tourism in the Northest Kingdom while preserving the unique character and way of life of the region. Gloria Bruce, Executive Director of the Northeast Kingdom Travel & Tourism Association weighs in on the issues.
Isle La Motte’s emergency management director
said the town is working toward rejoining the national flood insurance program. The decision is a result of Isle La Motte’s experience during
the floods last spring, when Lake
Champlain rose to historic
of students, angry over planned tuition hikes in Quebec, took to the
streets last night in Montreal, after talks between the government and student groups broke down. Police
say 85 people were arrested, a few were taken to the hospital, and
police officers were injured.