Ralph Nelson

Supreme Court rules in favor of former St. Johnsbury town manager

The high court Friday reversed a previous Superior Court ruling that gutted most of Ralph Nelson’s claim that he was improperly fired by the Selectboard in April 2012.

The St. Johnsbury Saga, Part 4: A lady, an investigation and a non-competitive bid

The St. Johnsbury follies continue, with select board members squabbling in public, no town manager for almost nine months, two lawsuits against the town, and a shrunken and inexperienced staff of town workers trying to operate a $9 million a year enterprise.

The St. Johnsbury Saga, Part 3: Where politics is very personal

Members of the two factions often see each other as … the other, a foreign and even hostile tribe whose ideas should be opposed just because of their source.