A Windham Superior Court judge rules that neither the Retreat nor Northeast Kingdom Human Services are liable for an assault committed by a former patient.
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Editor’ note: This article is by Jennifer Hersey Cleveland of The Caledonian Record, in which it was first published Sept. 30, 2014. NEWPORT CITY — A man who allegedly stole three vehicles, led police on a 13-mile high-speed chase from West Burke to Barton, and rammed two cruisers before being shot repeatedly by police in […]
Editor’s note: This article is by Tommy Gardner of The Stowe Reporter, in which it was first published Sept. 25, 2014. Police have apprehended a Waterville man wanted in connection with a Wednesday afternoon shooting outside the Cumberland Farms convenience store in Morrisville. Christopher Burnor, 39, of Waterville is suspected of shooting Thomas Zapantis, 32, […]
The Department of Corrections on Wednesday received a $1 million federal grant to help reduce the number of offenders who commit new crimes. Vermont was one of five states to receive the recidivism reduction grant, along with Georgia, Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Each state will be eligible for an additional $2 million over the next […]
A Michigan drug-testing company will pay Vermont $73,500 to settle claims that it over-billed Medicaid for its services, the Attorney General’s Office said Thursday. A state investigation found five categories of billing errors that led to Medicaid overpayments to Physicians Toxicology LLC, the AG said in a news release. The company, which performed laboratory urinalysis […]
A Milton couple were convicted of false pretenses this week for submitting false timesheets to obtain Medicaid payments, the Attorney General’s Office said in a news release. Clayton LaFond, 61, and Kim LaFond, 54, of Milton were found guilty of two misdemeanor counts of false pretenses in Windsor Superior Court. The couple were caring for […]