While the group Vermont Alimony Reform has lobbied for an overhaul of the state’s statute, a Supreme Court committee recommends smaller changes that don’t tie judges’ hands.
Vermont’s smallest hospital has joined some others in creating a special room in response to an increasing number of people seeking emergency mental health treatment.
Bill Mohl, president of Entergy Wholesale Commodities, is retiring at the end of February.
The Putney college, which serves students with learning difficulties, will provide educational programs to local middle school and high school students.
Officials say the creation of two large troop areas to cover the entire state has freed up captains to undertake work on things like fair and impartial policing.
Vernon officials want to leave the regional school union due to Act 46 concerns, but they were blocked last month by Dummerston voters. A revote is scheduled for Feb. 21.
A public meeting will be held at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. The agency has no plans to hold a meeting in Vermont.
L3 KEO said the closure eliminated 15 jobs. Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. owns the 24,000-square-foot building and will begin looking for a new tenant.
A $6 million gift from a longtime Brattleboro resident accelerated the project, which includes a new four-story building that will house expanded surgical services, medical offices and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. An application is pending before the state’s Green Mountain Care Board.
The U.S. Department of Labor contends the 2011 transfer of Sonnax Industries in Bellows Falls to employee ownership was botched, resulting in overpayment of two executives and significant losses.
The lengthy investigation still has one issue unresolved and will conclude “as soon and as efficiently as possible,” an official said. A former Retreat employee alleged Medicaid fraud.
Some activists are concerned that a former state commissioner could exert undue influence as an attorney supporting the sale of Vermont Yankee.
A controversial wind turbine proposal and the continuing saga of Vermont Yankee decommissioning were among the county’s biggest news stories.