Krystal Whitcomb was "at the center" of the conspiracy to murder Michael Pimental, a judge said Friday, and her role in the regional drug trade led directly to his death.
The facility will be located in the former Energizer Plant on Route 7 and allow Beta to expand its battery testing operations, the company said Wednesday.
More than a dozen current and former staff and volunteers described mismanagement and a penny-pinching mentality they say has repeatedly put at risk the health of cats and dogs at the St. Albans facility.
“If I'm innocent, why would I withdraw from the race?” John Grismore said.
While county Democrats and Republicans have coalesced behind Mark Lauer, another write-in candidate could complicate the attempt to keep John Grismore out of the seat.
The Pride Center’s decision comes after the grocery chain did not respond to calls to meet with dairy workers and consider joining the organization Migrant Justice’s Milk with Dignity Program.
The event, titled “Crime & Punishment,” was hosted by the pro-police organization Keep Vermont Safe. Speakers included current and former GOP officials and a Libertarian candidate for Congress.
The Vermont congressmen joined Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey in a letter saying employees were “blindsided” by the layoffs.
The local Republican committee has endorsed Mark Lauer, a lieutenant in the sheriff’s office. County Democrats deadlocked on a similar vote but may reconsider.
Former Capt. John Grismore was caught on video kicking a suspect in police custody multiple times. He has ignored calls to drop out of the race for sheriff this fall.