Residents affected by PFOA vow to continue class action lawsuit

Attorneys for Bennington residents affected by PFOA contamination continued to press their clients’ interests Wednesday, declaring that the state’s agreement with Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to fund $20 million in water line extensions to about half the affected properties is only a first step. “In particular, residents living east of the railroad tracks along Route 7A […]

Medical society taps lobbyist as new leader

The Vermont Medical Society, which represents doctors across the state, has selected its lobbyist to run the organization when the current leader retires. Jessa Barnard, who has been the organization’s general counsel and vice president for policy since March, will replace Paul Harrington as executive vice president of the organization Dec. 1. Harrington retires Nov. […]