Planners looking to boost downtowns around the state have been focusing on home
grown stores that specialize in fresh produce and local products. In Barre, a group hopes a new co-operative grocery store will revive the city's central business district.
The department looks to find $10 million dollars in savings, and it could involve releasing non-violent offenders early. Also, the increased visibility of Vermont's Chief Justice, and an update on the wool market.