New recount in disputed House election to start Wednesday

The ballots from the six Orange-1 District towns could take until Thursday to tally.

UPDATED: Vail Resorts buys Stowe Mountain Resort

Vail is buying Mount Mansfield Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group Inc., a giant insurance company, for $50 million, company officials said. AIG Global Real Estate will continue to own the Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe Mountain Club, the golf course and condos on the mountain.

Supporters of ‘green burials’ seek change in law

The measure would permit burials at a depth of at least 3½ feet, compared with the current 5-foot state requirement.

With rules in place, recount can begin once date is set

Rep. Bob Frenier, whose seat is at stake, said he would have preferred a roll call vote on the rules “so the people who voted for this could be interrogated at town meeting.”

Divided House shoots down happy hour

Rep. Oliver Olsen, I-Londonderry, said legalizing short-term drink specials would be good for tourist areas and the craft beer industry.

Insurer says Quiros owes the company, not other way around

The Jay Peak owner is suing the insurer to cover his legal bills in the face of fraud allegations. But the company says Quiros should pay its cost of fighting the coverage request.

Scott releases EB-5 records; Feds threatened to shut down state program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services demanded answers from the state about oversight of the Jay Peak projects.

Panel recommends ground rules for House recount

The tallying would start Feb. 22. The proposed rules cover everything from how ballots will be picked up from the town offices to what to do in case of tampering.

More EB-5 investors allege fraud, sending claims above $30M

“Another lawyer has about 30 people, and that lawyer contacted me and asked to join this case,” said an attorney for Chinese investors. “This is a lawyer who had not filed anything yet …”

Resorts’ late tax payments arrive in Jay, Burke

“What it means is we don’t have to go out and secure a loan,” said a town official in Jay.

Some AnCBio investors to recoup nearly $18M

The investors who are covered put in money after March 2015, when the state added a new escrow requirement.

House panel hears conflicting views on pot bill

The bill would allow possession of up to two ounces of marijuana. It would also allow adults to grow marijuana plants. State police oppose the measure while Gov. Scott said he has not taken a position.

VTDigger gets more information on redacted EB-5 documents, drops lawsuit

Galloway says, “We believe the state is using the ‘relevant’ litigation exemption as a shield to prevent the public from understanding why officials failed to provide adequate oversight of the Jay Peak Projects.”

Quiros EB-5 fraud trial set for September 2018

The federal judge’s one-paragraph order doesn’t say why it will be so long before the trial starts.