Officials say the
Legionnaires disease bacteria found in the Cortina Inn in Mendon most likely
originated in the hotel’s water tank.
Three cases of
Legionnaires disease reported over the last six months were traced back to the
hotel. All have recovered.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Vermont’s Senators say homeowners in their state can use some
help; the Vermont Senate wants the state Attorney General to investigate whether oil
companies are fixing prices and gouging customers; a Mendon hotel has
been shut down by the state after tests confirmed it as the source for a case
of Legionnaires’ disease; and a worldwide
shortage in hops, a key ingredient in beer, is hitting home in Vermont.