The Department of Corrections has expanded housing offerings and points to data showing fewer people are stuck in prison due to lack of housing, but prison reform advocates say the state should be doing more.
Author: Juliet Schulman-Hall
ACLU-VT points to ‘troubling pattern’ in denials of access to public spaces and civil forums
ACLU-VT most recently filed a lawsuit on Jan. 10 on behalf of Andrew Cappello against the city of Newport, which barred him from city property for a year.
Former Vermont Supreme Court Justice James Morse dies at 82
Morse served as a trial court judge from 1981 to 1988 and an associate justice for the Vermont Supreme Court from 1988 to 2003.
Burlington Progressives pick city council candidates, 1 race results in a tie
Five seats are up for election on Town Meeting Day in March. Progressives will field candidates in all races except the North District.
International Sailing School loses its home on Malletts Bay
Robin Doyle, owner and director of the Colchester-based sailing school, said the news that its lease wouldn’t be renewed was a “bombshell.”
ACLU-VT urges dismissal of criminal charges for Montpelier man arrested at city council meeting
Stephen Whitaker, who refused to stop speaking during the June meeting, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Warm weather causes maple sap to flow temporarily
Some experts worry how climate change might be changing maple sugaring season.
Musician and early childhood educator Mark Ransom dies at 72
Ransom was particularly known for playing the bass, especially his 1966 Fender Jazz Bass, to the point where the blue coating was stripped off to reveal a wooden and white undercoat and an indent formed from use.
‘A Christmas miracle’: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital staff rescue owl stuck in car grill
“I called into the emergency department — and I have some friends in there — and said I have a critter I have to see what we can do something about,” the hospital worker recalled.
Vermont animal rescue groups report a decrease in adoptions, citing housing and economic pressures
The number of strays and owner relinquishments have also increased at some shelters.