The Canadian government agreed to allow energy giant Enbridge to reverse the flow of tar sands crude between Ontario and Quebec. Activists worry Vermont section could be next.
The Vermont Senate next week is set to take up a bill that would prohibit the use of hand-held cellphones and other devices while driving. The House gave final approval Friday to a slightly amended H.62, which requires that drivers employ hands-free technology, such as Bluetooth, when using their cellphones while driving. The bill won […]
A bill banning the use of hand-held cellphones while driving could be approved by the full House this week, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee said Tuesday. Rep. Patrick Brennan, R-Colchester, said H.62 passed the committee on a 10-0 vote with one absentee Tuesday. H.62 would require drivers to use hands-free devices while using […]
The union representing faculty at the University of Vermont issued a report Monday showing that administrative salaries have more than doubled in the past 10 years. The analysis was released on the day that faculty and university officials began negotiations on a new three-year contract. Denise Youngblood, president of UVM’s local of United Academics, said […]
The Law Enforcement Advisory Board will be back at work Monday on guidelines to regulate the use of stun guns. A public meeting of the board is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday in Room 11 of the Statehouse. The board had intended to deliver a draft version of a policy on “Conducted Electrical Weapons” (often […]