New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department says two hiker rescues in the White Mountains in recent days underscore the need for heightened
awareness of safe hiking practices as people get out to enjoy the fall foliage.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
are expected to get an update on Vermont’s economic forecast this week, and the news may not
be good; One agency is trying to prepare for the day when the EPA’s emissions standards change again and Vermont doesn’t meet them; in a
budget-cutting move, the Douglas administration is reducing out-of-state, overnight
travel for state employees…
Senator Patrick Leahy says Karl Rove’s decision to step down at the end of this month doesn’t change Rove’s legal status with the Senate Judiciary committee; archaeologists delving into the history of the Lake Champlain shoreline are looking for some help from residents of Addison County; getting cell phone service in rural parts of New England may soon become more difficult and expensive; a hiking trail system in northern New Hampshire is gaining newfound popularity after warnings it might have to close.