In an interview with VTDigger on Wednesday afternoon, the independent senator from Vermont said he was opposed to providing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government ‘money with no strings attached.’ Sen. Peter Welch joined the rest of the Democratic caucus in supporting the measure.
The decision came after the Vermont Criminal Justice Council heard some eight hours of testimony from attorneys, police use-of-force experts and others over two days.
The Progressives also finalized a slate of six candidates for City Council.
“The story of the hunt for ‘them’ is mostly actually a story about us,” Graff writes about the search for extraterrestrial life in his new book.
Brattleboro asks: Is panhandling ‘essential to a poor person’s survival’ or ‘contributing to chaos’?
The community is one of several in Vermont that once ratified anti-solicitation ordinances, only to drop or stop enforcing them because of legal questions. Now it’s struggling to address complaints voiced in a 1,000-signature petition.
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The former top editor of the Keene Sentinel and the Stowe Reporter most recently led VTDigger’s southern Vermont bureau and opinion section. He was best known as a caring and compassionate supervisor.
Prosecutors say the small numbers don’t constitute a trend, but cases in Barre and Rutland demonstrate the challenges of coercion when juveniles are drawn into selling drugs.
The evacuation zone that was established in the surrounding area has been lifted, but Vermont Route 14 in Irasburg will remain closed to the north and south of the crash site as the effort to remove the truck from the Black River gets underway.
Vermont is among the five states with the fewest protections for owners of towed vehicles.
‘It used to feel safe’: 4 Muslim students share fears after shooting injured 3 Palestinian Americans
Days after the shooting in Burlington which drew national condemnation, fourth-year students at Winooski High School spoke to VTDigger about what the incident means to them and why they’re changing their behavior because of it.
The Burlington attorney’s long career included securing tens of millions of dollars in settlements to compensate victims of sexual abuse.
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We can debate whether or not public servants should be honored on monuments that taxpayers pay for. What isn’t debatable is that we need more diversity in our honorees.
Over at least the past six years, school districts and the Agency of Education have been aware of these inequities but have done little to address them, thus perpetuating the…
While House Democrats welcome this commitment to addressing Vermont’s housing needs, it is frankly overdue.
Vermont’s accounting on climate emissions is dishonest. That in turn has misled legislators and other Vermonters into thinking the state is doing well at confronting the climate crisis.
Huang’s Noodle Shop, a longtime daydream of a couple who spent decades working in Chinese restaurants, opened in May.
By Tuesday afternoon, the fire was still burning and could potentially continue for several more days, according to Robin Beaton, Irasburg’s fire chief, who said that the Irasburg fire department was still actively engaging the blaze.