Annie Ramniceanu will oversee the state’s new pretrial services system to help people convicted of crimes access substance abuse and mental health services, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito announced Friday. Ramniceanu, who left Spectrum Youth and Family Services this year after 17 years, will develop and implement the state’s new program, crafted […]
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This time, the trucker is facing charges. Jacques Marchand, 64, of Dunham, Quebec, is the latest in a long line of truckers whose vehicles became stuck on narrow, twisting Vermont 108 through Smugglers Notch. Marchand has been charged with failure to obey a traffic-control device — the big signs warning large trucks not to try […]
A distraught Duxbury man, who fired three shots at police during a six-hour standoff at his home on Monday, died later of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A man and woman are dead following a shooting incident Wednesday night at a Grafton Road home in Townshend, Vermont State Police confirmed.
A former Bennington School Inc. employee, who also worked at a Department of Corrections facility, is accused of having sex with a student at the school and lying to police about her contact with children at her other job.
Health officials Tuesday warned Vermonters of the dangers of “spice,” a synthetic marijuana product that caused several overdoses in New Hampshire over the weekend. The drug commonly known as “spice” is a mixture of herbs and spices that is sprayed with chemicals similar to the active ingredient in marijuana. Other chemicals are sometimes also sprayed […]