“We’re talking about this because we thought we passed a law saying you can’t do it,” said Sen. Dick Sears, vice chair of the Justice Oversight Committee.
In an emotional ceremony held at the Statehouse Tuesday afternoon, legislators and citizen activists gathered to watch Gov. Phil Scott sign two bills passed earlier this year that extend Vermont’s protections for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. This legislation enacts a so-called Bill of Rights for Sexual Assault Survivors and eliminates the statute […]
The outbreak can kill trees, meaning some lost output for sugarmakers or reduced value for timber producers. However, “the forest will bounce back from this,” says a state expert.
Protesters at a rally Friday want animal cruelty charges refiled against a woman who was found incompetent to stand trial.
A legislative committee will meet again on July 20th to discuss extending the otter season by a month.
Gunnery Sgt. Brendan Johnson enlisted in the Marines in 1994 after graduating from Johnson State College, where he earned a degree in fine arts, said his father.
Police said Ali Muhinas and some friends were playing near the riverbank below the Winooski One Hydro dam when bystanders saw three of the boys appear to panic and reach into the water with a stick.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger said no effort had been spared to attempt to save Christian Kibabu’s life. But in the end emergency responders and friends were unable to save the teen.
The Vermont Public Interest Research Group, the Vermont State Employees Association and the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Services led the pack.
Vermont Emergency Management has estimated repairs and damage will exceed $2 million.