Massachusetts’ East Baking Company has purchased equipment to make doughnuts and English muffins but is struggling to find manufacturing space in the greater Brattleboro and Burlington areas.
Six months after municipal leaders said the town could take over emergency medical services and save $200,000, the local selectboard has spent the last of those dollars on unanticipated expenses.
“We have to be very careful about what we say and don’t say,” a district board member said in revealing the court action that’s otherwise yet to be disclosed.
After a series of public records requests from VTDigger, local leaders have yet to release a single document about why the town dropped its emergency medical service provider of nearly 60 years — though a few clues have emerged.
“People aren’t as conscious of it anymore,” says the departing head of one of Vermont’s three AIDS service organizations. “Our message is, yes, it’s still here.”
The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, seeing the Covid-19 pandemic upend its expansion plans, will kick off its next half-century with a public celebration this weekend.
Windham Southeast School District leaders put Steve Perrin on leave in April. Four months later, as classes begin, they’ve yet to reveal the reason for the $120,000-a-year administrator’s continued absence.
“It’s really a municipal policy question — do we want to pay for 24-hour bathrooms?” one local leader said in a town that has reported problems with and without them.
MacLean Gander was arrested after Vermont State Police received a complaint about him threatening a person with a knife following “escalating abusive behaviors.”
The new book by Vermont’s retiring dean and president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate, set for release Tuesday, is less a hard look at history than a labor of love.