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Touchette explained then that Vermont's investigation could not begin until law enforcement finished its investigation. Vermont officials, he said, would review the inmate's medical history, security records, behavior records and other materials — such as Brown's diary, in this case — to understand the ...
Montpelier — Officials at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department are urging drivers to be “cautious” and “alert” for moose, which are more likely to cross highways in spring as they move to feeding locations. The early morning hours and periods after dark are the times to be most careful, Fish and Wildlife ...

In addition to inviting elected officials of color to speak before classrooms, our schools and communities should use the Vermont African American Heritage Trail to educate residents on the civic engagement of historic figures such as Alexander Twilight, Daisy Turner, and Lucy Terry Prince among others.
She's looking for partnerships and collaborative efforts that extend beyond Vermont to local, state and federal officials in bordering states as well as Canada. "Partnerships [with Canada] are every bit as important as our partnerships in northern New York, in New Hampshire, in Massachusetts, because ...
In its guidance to municipalities, the Vermont Agency of Transportation urges local officials not to set speed limits too low. “To effectively enforce a law, the public must believe that the law is reasonable,” writes the agency. “Local officials should not set a uniform speed limit for all roads and streets, nor ...
Brattleboro is an increasingly multicultural town in the nation's second-whitest state, with about 15 percent of its high schoolers — double the figure of Vermont's total population — identifying as something other than Caucasian. Even so, the community held several public forums this past year about the fact ...

Vermont Officials: New Laws Only Affect Future Gun Purchases ... “S.55 does not ban, or require anyone to turn over, any type of firearm or magazine,” officials said. ... The official must file an affidavit in court explaining why removing an individual's firearms is necessary, and a hearing would be held.
The Vermont Department of Public Safety has released a statewide safety assessment of schools ordered by Governor Phil Scott after an alleged shooting plot was discovered and a teen arrested. The assessments of 422 schools by local, county and state law enforcement officials found that 96 percent ...
Carlson said in his ruling that employees at the Agency of Commerce were acting within their discretionary authority as government officials, while overseeing the ill-fated EB-5 ventures. And he said the plaintiffs did not provide evidence of the negligence, fraud and breach of contract they were alleging.
Governor Scott signed an official proclamation marking January 2018 as Mentoring Month in Vermont, shared stories about mentors from his life, and asked youth mentees in the audience why their mentors were important to them. Later in the morning, Comcast awarded the 2018 Vermont Mentor of the ...
Authorities have urged motorists to avoid unnecessary travel, anticipate increased travel times and plan on slower, safer commutes. Vermont Gas alerted its customers to keep exterior vents clear of ice and snow in order to prevent potentially hazardous exhaust fumes from entering homes. The natural gas ...
MONTPELIER - Vermont school districts are proposing lower spending than state officials had feared, and the new numbers could mitigate an expected property tax increase. The Agency of Education has gathered data about 112 proposed school budgets, out of a total of 176 budgets that local voters will ...
A few weeks ago, this column snorted in derision at the idea that blockchain, the technology underlying bitcoin, was actually useful in the real world. Perhaps I snorted too soon, as what I thought of as one of the sillier proposals – using blockchain to register local land and property ownership – is being put ...
"We're trying to help offenders learn how to manage their thinking and their feelings," said Kim Bushey, the program services director for the Vermont Department of Corrections. Bushey oversees ... Vermont DOC officials cannot tell us exactly how many sex offenders refuse treatment. But they say ...
Slightly less obsessed-over, but also very worth celebrating, Vermont ciders are, quite simply, some of the best out there right now. The growing season may be relatively short here, but apples are a crucial part of the state's edible heritage; it just so happens to be the official state fruit. Hard cider production ...
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — Officials say getting a quick response from police when calling 911 requires a bit of luck. ... And towns that do contract for law enforcement generally don't receive 24/7 coverage because officials say there just aren't enough law enforcement professionals available and the cost for ...
Granite State authorities denied a critical site permit to the project, on the grounds that the project's backers hadn't proven it wouldn't hurt other industries in the state. The move could put back in the running a competing proposal for a high-voltage line to carry Canadian hydropower to Massachusetts via ...

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Officials at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center are accepting bids for a redevelopment project. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the museum is looking for a contractor to take on the $16.5 million project. Officials say they are looking for a firm "with significant experience in ...
A spokesman for the Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs said in a statement the agency will "continue to monitor and evaluate developments," but officials referred all other questions about Northern Pass to New Hampshire officials and utility Eversource. Eversource said it was ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont high school on Thursday began flying a Black Lives Matter flag in what officials said was a commitment to make the mostly white institution more inclusive. The student-led flag raising is part of a series of Black History Month events at the Montpelier High School, where ...
But Vermont law enforcement authorities and health officials have blamed actual fentanyl, and not fake fentanyl, for contributing to an opioid crisis within the state and nationwide. The bill in question also doesn't have to do with the purchase of pharmaceuticals through “Canadian websites” or “online ...
Burlington, Vt. - Officials from the Vermont Department of Liquor Control say a former South Burlington restaurant owner has been charged by the Chittenden County ... Official say under Vermont state law all profits from the sale of break-open tickets are required to go to charitable or fraternal organizations.
Officials Urge Residents to Check Well Water After Floods. Vermont health officials are warning residents about possible water contamination following flooding in the region. Jan. 18, 2018, at 2:21 p.m.. Officials Urge Residents to Check Well Water After Floods ...
MONTPELIER - The effort to restore passenger train service between Vermont and Montreal has cleared major legislative hurdles in the United States ... Officials on both sides of the border need to work out logistical challenges to ensure the train runs directly from St. Albans to Montreal without stopping, ...
Under the Scott administration's proposal, Vermont would contract with a private company to construct a $140 million prison in Franklin County over a 10-year period, which the state would then operate. The vision is far from becoming a reality. Lawmakers only started reviewing the concept Tuesday.
"To have that designation this early in January is a little unusual,” said Dr. Mark Levine, Vermont Commissioner of Health. Levine says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports flu activity is 'widespread' in every state but Hawaii. Levine says it's measured by which percentage of patients are ...
As Chester's health officer, Leslie Thorsen is responsible for enforcing Vermont's rental housing code, meant to protect tenants from inadequate plumbing and heating, contaminated water, rodent infestations, and other health-threatening conditions. Thorsen, an operating room nurse, does all this in her ...
Sixty-nine people lost their lives in 63 vehicle wrecks, according to Vermont State Police data. That figure is the highest since 2013, when 69 people died in 64 crashes. Traffic safety officials have been keeping an especially close eye on the death toll since the beginning of 2017, when the number of ...
A multistate outbreak of E. coli has infected one person in Vermont and two in New Hampshire. Federal and state officials are still investigating the source of the outbreak, which so far has infected 17 people in 13 states, including one person in Chittenden County and two in New Hampshire's Cheshire ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont officials fed up with residents bringing in cheap booze from New Hampshire want heavier penalties for trafficking booze. Commissioner of Liquor Control Patrick Delaney tells Vermont Public Radio that tax-free alcohol from the Granite State has created a bootlegger's route ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials fed up with residents bringing in cheap booze from New Hampshire want heavier penalties for trafficking booze. Commissioner of Liquor Control Patrick Delaney tells Vermont Public Radio that tax-free alcohol from the Granite State has created a bootlegger's ...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The largest health care providers in Vermont and New Hampshire are going to work together to provide more helicopter ambulance services to remote areas of Vermont and upstate New York. Officials with the University of Vermont Health Network and Dartmouth Hitchcock Health ...
Liquor control officials say modern-day bootleggers are using Vermont as a route to transport tax-free alcohol from New Hampshire to New York. igorr1 / iStock. Prohibition might have been repealed in 1933, but modern-day bootleggers are still sidestepping state liquor laws. Now Vermont officials want ...
Burlington's Director of Finance Nathan Lavery warned at the Dec. 20 school budget presentation that the state could direct the district to reduce staff. "That is how [they said] we should tackle education funding in Vermont, namely by reducing the number of staff in schools," Lavery said regarding what he ...
Officials: Center Street Marketplace on Time and on Budget. The project manager of an open-air meeting space development in Rutland, Vermont says work is on time and on budget. Dec. 28, 2017, at 11:36 a.m.. Officials: Center Street Marketplace on Time and on Budget ...
COLCHESTER - Three state leaders and two other speakers stepped up to a podium in a state highway garage Tuesday, all with the same message: Don't skimp on winter tires. "A good set of winter tires is essential for safe winter travel in Vermont," said Tom Anderson, the state commissioner of public ...
Vermont officials, limited by distance and the legal agreement between the two states, have little power to intervene. ... Without details such as the names of officers or the circumstances of the threats, not much can be done, Touchette said, adding that inmates should use the Pennsylvania prison's official ...
Officials Urge Lawmakers to Prepare for Self-Driving Cars. Vermont's Agency of Transportation says it's time for state lawmakers to prepare legislation ahead of the introduction of self-driving vehicles. Jan. ... Vermont Public Radio reports Vermont is one of 20 states that have not prepared for the technology.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Doctors are concerned about the growing number of cases of sexually transmitted infections in Vermont. Health officials report in 2016 there were more than 2-million confirmed cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis across the country. So how does Vermont rank, and who ...
Excise taxes on liquor in New Hampshire are so low — and they're high in New York — that it makes sense for some people to buy thousands of dollars worth of booze in the Granite State and transport it through Vermont to New York, where restaurants are grateful for the savings. But New York and Vermont consider ...
State agencies are warning Vermonters of extreme cold conditions over the next several days. A joint statement from the Department of Health and Vermont Emergency Management warned the public that the very low temperatures could pose health and safety risks. Wind chills are predicted to be between ...
The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the advocacy group Migrant Justice said on Thursday they have been working for months with Vermont officials to revise the state's Fair and Impartial Policing Policy. That policy outlines how state and local police agencies deal with immigrants.
The package also includes temporary funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which expired more than two months ago. States have largely been able to continue operating the program with reserve funds, but some were due to run out soon. Vermont officials estimate the state will not ...
BURLINGTON – Vermont health officials say we may be in for a rough flu season, and are advising people to get their flu shot to protect both themselves as well as others, such as children too young to be vaccinated. “Especially now, during the holiday season of crowds and gatherings of friends and family, ...
Vermont officials say they've pushed back a road paving project in Rutland, allowing the state more time to get a favorable bid on it. Dec. 7, 2017, at ... Agency of Transportation official Robert Faley says a project to pave Route 4A and Route 133 has been delayed from 2018 to 2019. The Rutland Herald ...
Police Continue Search for Missing Psychiatric Patient. Authorities in Vermont continue to search for a psychiatric patient who escaped from a Rutland hospital. Dec. 8, 2017, at 2:13 a.m.. Police Continue Search for Missing Psychiatric Patient ...
The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the advocacy group Migrant Justice said Thursday they have been working for months with Vermont officials to revise the state's Fair and Impartial Policing Policy. That policy outlines how state and local police agencies deal with immigrants.
Vermont Official Announces Retirement After Decades of Work. After decades in Vermont governmental service, the commissioner of the state Department of Motor Vehicles says he's retiring. Dec. 7, 2017, at 9:44 a.m.. Vermont Official Announces Retirement After Decades of Work ...
State Commissioner of Public Safety Tom Anderson said Tuesday in Colchester he had to learn "the hard way" that Vermont residents need winter tires. The Burlington Free Press reports he and other state officials say they would not endorse the idea of requiring winter tires through a legal mandate.
COLCHESTER - Three state leaders and two other speakers stepped up to a podium in a state highway garage Tuesday, all with the same message: Don't skimp on winter tires. "A good set of winter tires is essential for safe winter travel in Vermont," said Tom Anderson, the state commissioner of public ...


 

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