Part of Interstate 89 to be closed thru next week

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.

King memorial foundation target of federal probe

They’ve been 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.

VPR Evening News December 19th, 2007

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".