The judge awarded the state $535,679, and tripled that award as required by law because of failure to comply with an earlier court order to clean up the site.
Police continue to investigate the death of 32-year-old Sara Reynolds. No cause of death has been released.
The town is trying to block a preliminary injunction requested by the railroad involving the Selectboard’s enactment of a hazardous materials ordinance in August.
Investors say state officials were warned in 2012 that Bill Stenger was rewarding immigration lawyers, but chose not to investigate. There is a hearing in the case Monday.
Vermonters pay about $574 million each year for law enforcement. Lawmakers want to know if that’s enough to ensure the public is protected.
Nolan was recommended by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican. Other contenders were lawyers Craig Nolan and Brady Toensing.
Cases against dealers in overdose deaths can be difficult to prove.
Vermont law provides that a defendant can be convicted of murder, even if he did not commit the murder and even if he had no intention of committing a murder.
Police are investigating the death of 32-year-old Sara Reynolds of Shrewsbury.
A lawyer for prominent Rutland attorney John Canney III says his client has suffered enough and should not serve any jail time when he is sentenced later this month.
The case was the latest in a series of violent incidents downtown this year.
Plaintiffs argue that Saint-Sauveur was aware that Quiros was using the investors’ money improperly.
The victim says Norwich officials ignored three previous reports of sexual harassment, abuse and assault by the same perpetrator.
One victim, Lenny Montuori, spoke of suffering from post-traumatic stress and facing high medical bills.