Jake List of Liszt Historical Restoration works on the statue of Ceres atop the Statehouse dome in Montpelier. The Roman goddess of agriculture is getting rehabilitated and a fresh coat of paint. The last work on the goddess was done back in 2004.
Vermont Health Connect has faced problems since it was launched two months ago. VPR’s Taylor Dobbs updates Vermont Edition on what the Shumlin administration knew about the problems with the state’s health care exchange web site and when.
That's according to NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website that has analyzed national and statewide data to determine the best places in Vermont for raising a family. The study looked at five factors important to young families including public school rating, median home value, ongoing cost of homeownership, median income and economic growth.
Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., right, joined by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., left, answers questions on the federal debt limit, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.
The 113th Congress has been called dysfunctional and the least productive in modern history. As Congress concludes its session for the holidays, Vermont Edition talks with Congressman Peter Welch. We'll look at what was accomplished, what is left undone and whether congressional leadership can turn around the dynamics of Capitol Hill in 2014. Listen Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 live at noon.
The Bennington Select Board voted on Monday to support the identification of a site, known locally as the Jard property, as a Superfund site which would allow the federal Environmental Protection Agency to remove any contamination in the area.
The property, which is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, could be placed on the EPA's national priority list if the federal government accepts a request by Gov. Peter Shumlin. The vote taken on Monday was to ask Shumlin to make that request based on the town's support.