leaders at the Statehouse prepare to debate
whether to decriminalize marijuana for recreational use, city and town officials
across Vermont are grappling with how to handle the prospect of medical
dispensaries coming to their community.
While many Vermonters are
celebrating the long Memorial Day Weekend with barbeques and parties,
also many who worry about where their next meal will come from. Its’
estimated that 14 percent of all Vermont households are food insecure –
and that doesn’t let
up during the summer.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Earth Day is being observed throughout Vermont today with a variety of activities. In
Chittenden County, an effort is being launched to reduce homeowners’
carbon emissions. And in southern Vermont, a beer company is about to invest in cleaner energy. The Maclure Library in Pittsford is using a
novel about heroin addiction and its impact on teens to jumpstart a public
dialog on drug abuse…