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.
Despite $2.5M investment, dental therapy program has not yet materialized at Vermont State University, auditor finds
A dental therapy program at Vermont Technical College — now Vermont State University — was “poised to be the only dental therapy program in the northeast,” according to a report by the Vermont state auditor. Instead, it never got off the ground.
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Police investigators said the defendant, Ryan Koss, failed to yield to oncoming traffic as he was trying to turn into an auto repair shop along Vermont Route 30 in June.
The juvenile was cited with possession of a dangerous weapon on school property and giving false information to police.
Devon Dennis, 43, was ordered held without bail during a court hearing Monday in Rutland. He entered not guilty pleas to the charges against him in a May 12 shooting that left one man dead and another wounded.
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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.
Legal scholars around the country — and in Vermont — have argued that the 14th Amendment bars Trump from holding the presidency again. Secretary of State Sarah Copeland Hanzas says she does not have the power to take action.
The Green Mountain Care Board said its reductions to hospitals’ proposed charge hikes for 2024 should limit the increase in costs to commercial insurers next year to 4.1%.
“I think the big thing is just this question of: What’s the best thing that UVM can do? And where’s the best place to put its resources? And what does that mean for its future?”
“Losing Sam’s is like New York losing Macy’s,” former Gov. Peter Shumlin said of the nearly century-old business scheduled to leave its 30,000-square-foot Main Street location upon the end of its lease in April.
The project had not moved past the conceptual phase and would have needed to go to the Shelburne Development Review Board before any structures could be built.
The planners’ current proposal would create an allowance for up to 12 chickens per household with a buffer from property lines of 15 feet for chicken coops and 20 feet for bedding and feed, and it would require regular removal of manure.
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If you are old enough, you probably remember the ubiquity of cigarette smoke, and the way it lingered everywhere. In the future, we may look back with the same disbelief…
I hope the Legislature can finally see the absurdity of expecting that Fish & Wildlife will collaborate in good faith with wildlife advocates.
Rural communities in Vermont don’t have this luxury, and instead, they are kept afloat by a cadre of dedicated super-volunteers. They don’t need consultants; they need case workers.
You can get 20 hybrids out of the same battery materials used in one EV, hybrids that people actually can afford to buy and actually like.
Students who saw the gun immediately alerted an administrator, who then notified the Hinesburg Police Department.
The $39 million bond that Stowe voters will consider includes nearly $10 million in contingencies and “soft costs,” such as design and permitting fees.
Documents from the project’s Act 250 hearings that began this summer show there are concerns around its location near a floodplain, and whether that risk may increase as climate change continues to intensify.