From weasels to bears, Chris Bernier oversees the state’s fur-bearing animals for the Fish & Wildlife Department. He’s happy to report he’s got a new/old creature to look out, the American marten, a long-vanished species that is making a comeback — and he’s got the photos to prove it.
People & Places
George Shumlin, the father of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, died Thursday at his home in Westminster West. He was 88. Gov. Shumlin issued the following statement: “Yesterday afternoon, my dad George Shumlin passed away surrounded by all of his kids and our mother, Kitty, his wife of 62 years. We will miss him terribly but […]
Editor’s note: ”Vermont Senate Spotlight” is a production of ORCA, Montpelier’s local access TV station. The program is produced by Michael Abadi. His third guest was Sen. Claire Ayer, D-Addison, chair of the Health and Welfare Committee. Ayer discussed health care reform, crossover, and involuntary medication of psychiatric patients.