Tiny homes, rehabilitated rentals, investment properties and counterproductive tax structures were all on the agenda at a town hall this week.
Jessica Mayotte gave birth in her sleep, and her child died soon thereafter. An ongoing trial is focused on whether her health care providers upheld the necessary standard of care when they discharged her from the hospital the night before.
A cannabis business owner purchased a four-unit apartment in Middlebury. As employers buy property to house their workers, others in need of workforce housing are out of luck.
Former State Police Director James Baker led the assessment and found communication breakdowns between the community and police, but praised what he called a “well-running and efficient” department.
“We want to welcome as many people as we can into the state. We think that's part of the answer. But we'd like to have a little bit of lead time in order to accomplish that,” the governor said.
About three-quarters of the units have been used to house people exiting homelessness, according to Josh Hanford, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development.
Aaron Hornbeck-Fielder, 26, “made a small edged weapon,” which he used to briefly hold hostage his cellmate, authorities said.
More than four years in the making, the project has been scaled back and cut in half.
Directors from four rural Vermont health care organizations gathered to discuss rural health care and celebrate receiving $2.72 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A complaint details alleged vandalism of UVM’s Hillel building, online harassment of Jewish students by an unnamed teaching assistant and exclusion of Jewish students supporting Israel from a sexual assault survivors’ group.