Vermont Agency of
Transportation officials say a southbound section of Interstate 89 in Sharon
closed after a piece of granite fell off a truck will remain closed through
about Oct. 24, and maybe longer.
criticized in Barre for outsourcing the carving of a statue of the Reverend
Martin Luther King Junior. Now the foundation planning a national memorial to
the slain civil rights leader is under federal investigation.
Congressman Peter Welch must vote against a tax relief bill because there
is no way to pay for it; Half of the Martin Luther King memorial project
will involve Vermont granite; Legislators will consider a range of ideas
for reducing spending on prisons; CVPS will turn off power to parts of
Mendon and Killington to repair a transmission line; and commentator Bill
Shubart on the "perfect gift".