Newport Explores Historic Preservation

The city of Newport wants to create a historic preservation commission, in hopes of identifying features in the city that could be used to obtain grant money for promotions.

Midday Newscast: December 18, 2007

Governor Jim Douglas says he will ask the Legislature for extra money in the state budget to help the homeless; a design will be unveiled tomorrow for a proposed resort hotel on the waterfront in Newport; the organization that promotes business in downtown Bennington is getting a new leader; it cost two million dollars two years ago to fix a rock slide that closed a downtown Montpelier street for months but the city’s taxpayers are only going to have to pay $5,500.