(This story is by Derek Carson, of the Bennington Banner, in which it first appeared.) BENNINGTON — Bennington’s economic and community development director has been chosen for a position in Gov. Phil Scott’s administration. Michael Harrington, who has been the head of Bennington’s economic and community development office since 2012, was named deputy commissioner of […]
In other moves, Health Commissioner Harry Chen will keep his job through March, and former state Rep. Mike Fisher will go to the Office of the Health Care Advocate.
Attorneys sparred over whether the departing governor has the authority to name someone to fill a vacancy that won’t occur until later this year. A decision is expected Wednesday.