An effort by some residents in New York to rename the Champlain Bridge
in honor of two fallen police officers is stirring controversy.
Comments: Should the bridge be renamed?
Earlier: Delays Increase Reconstruction Costs
Guard ready to help Hurricane Gustav cleanup; Hopes for tourism dollars from
mountain bikers; Several Vermont school districts expand free lunch programs;
Jury awards Brattleboro woman $290,000 in eviction lawsuit; St.
J lifts fortune-telling ban; and commentator Leora Dowling on Mary Cassatt
exhibition at Shelburne Museum..
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Volunteers conducting water
quality tests around Vermont are finding high levels of bacteria in several
prices and rainy weather appear to be taking a bite out tourism in Northern New England.
Police say a utility substation in Charlotte has been hit by burglars looking
for copper wire for the third time since May 27…
Lisa Chase and Shawn Geoffroy of the University of Vermont’s Tourism
Data Center are urging the public to get involved and make their
concerns known in a series of roundtable discussion on land postings,
including one takng place today in Lyndonville.
They speak with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.
Nearly five years
after the Old Man of the Mountain’s demise, it’s tough to get a clear picture
of how the collapse has affected tourism in New Hampshire or to predict the
success of a planned memorial for the site.