MacKenzie Scott donates $20 million to Champlain Housing Trust, a historic boost for affordable housing in Vermont
The largest gift in the nonprofit’s 40-year history will be used to provide housing and strengthen community in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties, according to the trust.
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More than a dozen people spoke out during a meeting of the Addison Central School District Board on Monday night to express disappointment in former dean Esther Charlestin’s resignation. They called on the district to confront racism they said is pervasive and often overlooked by the largely white school district.
A web page updating patients on the practice emphasizes that the acquisition of One Medical by Amazon in February does not give Amazon access to patients’ data.
In the first half of this year, 115 state residents fatally overdosed, putting Vermont on track to set a record for the fourth year in a row.
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“My issue wasn’t that these things happened, but that leaders did not have protocols to follow to help guide them,” Esther Charlestin told VTDigger.
Vermont State University has been analyzing its academic offerings to see which programs could be combined or “retired,” interim president Mike Smith said this week. The process could ultimately lead to lost positions, he said.
Morgan had filed a lawsuit against the Department of Corrections, seeking to limit the types of furlough violations that could send a person back to prison.
‘There’s no way he can be an effective senator’: Welch and Sanders call on embattled Menendez to step down
The New Jersey Democrat and chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee faces federal corruption charges and accusations of accepting bribes of cash and gold to aid in foreign business deals.
The city was prepared to request the rental certificate be revoked for 184 Church St., citing multiple code violations and problematic conditions. On Monday, the city struck a deal with the property owner allowing repairs to be made after current residents are moved out.
The latest booster, designed to protect against the more recent strains of the disease, is in short supply weeks after it was authorized.
The contract between the Vermont Department of Corrections and CoreCivic, one of the largest operators of private prisons in the nation, spans at least the next two years. CoreCivic was the only bidder for the contract.
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“There are differences in my ability from when I was younger,” says Vermont’s first and so far only female governor, who nonetheless is celebrating her birthday this week with a new book and statewide reading tour.
The juvenile was cited with possession of a dangerous weapon on school property and giving false information to police.
The fiery statement from Doug DiSabito — whose office only rarely sends press releases — also suggested Judge Samuel Hoar’s ruling was part of a larger trend of Vermont judges issuing sentences for drug-related crimes that, in DiSabito’s view, are too light.