years ago, 60 percent of Americans voted in the presidential election. That was the highest turnout since 1968. Even
more Americans are expected to vote next week.
But is excitement over the presidential
campaigns trickling down to local races?
Nina Keck talked with voters, candidates and campaign volunteers in Rutland County and filed this report.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Earth Day is being observed throughout Vermont today with a variety of activities. In
Chittenden County, an effort is being launched to reduce homeowners’
carbon emissions. And in southern Vermont, a beer company is about to invest in cleaner energy. The Maclure Library in Pittsford is using a
novel about heroin addiction and its impact on teens to jumpstart a public
dialog on drug abuse…