The hilltop trailer that holds critical equipment linking Franklin County’s primary 911 dispatchers with the outside world is in ailing shape and likely years overdue to be replaced, officials said.
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The firearm and a bag of unidentified material were related to a police chase Thursday night, according to law enforcement and school officials.
A previous arrest warrant was never executed.
Stacey Vaillancourt was convicted of manslaughter and child cruelty at the end of a five-day trial in the 2019 case.
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As topics involving policing, substance use and mental health occupy the mayoral race in the city, one point of contention remains a City Council police staffing vote that took place over three years ago.
Vermont law previously required that in order to convict someone of a hate crime, prosecutors had to prove the defendant was “maliciously” motivated beyond a reasonable doubt. But in 2021, lawmakers made what one called a “simple” but “powerful” change.
The proposed three-year plan comes after lengthy discussion in the community about how best to assure the quality of education while also reining in school budgets.
The tanker went off the Route 14 bridge leading over the Black River in Irasburg and caught on fire, according to Vermont State Police. No injuries have been reported.
Outages were widespread in the northeastern corner of the state, which received the brunt of the storm.
The city council agreed to move forward with bringing a question about adding two seats to the school board to a Town Meeting vote, but will hold back other proposed charter changes.
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The superintendent of the Lamoille South Supervisory Union and the school district chair said students feel safe at Peoples Academy and offered additional details about the incident in a letter to the community.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “First snow” by Astrid Longstreth, 14, of West Bolton. Artwork is “An Icy Sunrise” by Lauren McCabe, 17, of South Burlington.