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September 21st, 2018

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VOTE FOR VERMONT: The Sale of Vermont Yankee and Its Impact on The Town of Vernon

Last month Ben Kinsley and Pat McDonald attended the last public hearing of the Vt. Public Utility Commission (formerly the Vermont Public Service Board) on the sale of Vermont Yankee (Entergy). After listening to all testimony, we felt that a show on the sale of Vermont Yankee and its impact on the Town of Vernon would be interesting to our viewer...

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Vote For Vermont: “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis – Working Together to Create a More Resilient Community”

“The opioid crisis touches everyone in our state. Many Vermonters have family members and loved ones who became addicted after receiving opioid prescriptions for pain. Others were exposed to opioids and other drugs through friends, dealers and traffickers. Regardless of how they were exposed, we know we have among us many who now have the chronic,...

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Q & A with Local Forecaster Roger Hill

By Katie Moritz Roger Hill has been forecasting weather for listeners of Radio Vermont (WDEV, WLVB, WCVT, and 101 The One) for about eighteen years now. He also freelances. On Friday, May 3rd, Hill took the time to answer the questions below. 1. How did weather first interest you? I was about seven or eight and we were traveling by car, just outsid...

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VOTE FOR VERMONT:Special Education Requirements For Independent Schools

Co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley recently sat down with Sharon Academy Head of School Michael Livingston to discuss some of the challenges facing Vermont’s independent schools. They specifically discussed their concerns over bill S.229. S.229 is a bill seeking to expand special education requirements for independent schools that wish to accept...

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Sharing Your Care: The Role of Caregiving

By Barbara Clark Some people are thrust into a caregiving role suddenly after a loved one’s illness or accident. More often though, becoming a caregiver is a gradual process; in either situation you will have a lot of questions: How can I be a caregiver; I know nothing about it? I live in another state, how can I be a caregiver for my parents? When...

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Civil War Forum Hosted by William Scott Camp 302

Civil War Forum Hosted by William Scott Camp 302 Vermonters’ roles in the Civil War will be the focus of the Civil War Forum sponsored by the William Scott Camp #302 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on Saturday, April 21 at the Barre American Legion Post 10 on 320 North Main Street, Barre, VT from 10 am to 3 pm. The forum that will feature a...

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WGDR Celebrates 45 Years on the Air

WGDR Celebrates 45 Years on the Air Dear Editor, In the summer of 1970, Goddard College hosted the landmark Alternative Media Conference, sending ripples of inspiration around the world for independent media creation. Three years later, Goddard acquired an FM license for its very own radio station, WGDR. This spring we begin to celebrate forty-five...

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Vermont State Housing Authority celebrates 50 years

Vermont State Housing Authority celebrates 50 years The Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA) was created by the Vermont Legislature on March 23, 1968 and has the distinction of being the first statewide housing authority in the nation – and we are pleased to celebrate 50 years of providing affordable housing. Richard M. Williams, Executive...

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The Green Mountains Are Alive with Spaulding’s “Sound of Music”

By Katie Moritz With her face almost glowing from the stage lighting, Director Alison Rose watches the Spaulding High School students rehearse scenes from their spring performance of “The Sound of Music” with cheerful yet focused attention. As the lights go out, two nuns appear on stage with arms full of props. “Not yet nuns! Girls’ have their ball...

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Is that Online Rx Deal for Real?

  As the price of prescription drugs continues to rise, you might find yourself searching online for more affordable medications. Beware of bogus companies that take your money and never send you the product, or worse, send you a product that could cause you harm. Also, be sure to read the fine print on prescription drug coupons you find onlin...

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