The State Of The State’s Downtowns
04/26/11 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm  Download MP3
We look at what tools are at the disposal of these town centers with Leanne Tingay of the Vermont Downtown Program and Paul Bruhn from Preservation Trust of Vermont. Andrea Livermore of Building a Better Brattleboro also provides an update of the future of that town in the face of the Brooks House fire.
Also, "60 Minutes" claims aspects of Greg Mortenson's book "Three Cups of Tea" may be untrue or exaggerated. A Vermont organization, Direct Aid International, also builds schools and libraries in Afghanistan. Jonathan Hoffman, DAI's director, provides insight into the controversy and explains how his organization spends the money they raise each year.
Plus, we hear all about Poultney and the audio walking and driving tours that have been created by the Poultney Historical Society.