News Release — Steeple Market Aug. 30, 2017 Media Contact: Paige Johnson (802) 882-8191 [email protected] Event Contact: Shelly White (802) 849-6872 [email protected] September, 2017 Steeple Market is back with their second ever Brewfest on Saturday, September 16th at J&L Field in Fairfax, Vermont. The event will feature a wide variety of craft beer and ciders, […]
The defense now plans to appeal to the state Supreme Court, which would stay any sentence. McAllister was acquitted of a rape charge but found to have prostituted a tenant on his farm.
An attorney for the former state senator says there was not sufficient evidence to warrant a jury conviction of a charge of prohibited acts.
News Release — Office of the Governor Thursday, August 10, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Kelley, Office of the Governor [email protected] 802-828-6403 Ted Brady Deputy Secretary Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (802) 622-4200 HARDWICK, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) were in Hardwick Thursday to announce a $250,000 Northern Border […]
VTDigger’s Morgan True and Seven Days’ Mark Davis take us behind the scenes at the sex assault trial of former state Sen. Norm McAllister.
“I’m disappointed we didn’t get all of them, but at least the jury got to hear my side, and they believed most of it,” McAllister said, “I feel pretty well vindicated.”
The woman he is charged with sexually assaulting took the stand Thursday. The defense plans to call its only witness Friday.
Jurors heard a recording in which the former state senator and his accuser discussed a sex act that is the basis of the most serious charge against him.
The former state senator’s defense attorney asked prospective jurors whether they believe prostitution, or sex in exchange for anything of value, could be consensual even if it’s illegal.
A judge has rejected a defense request for another delay, and former state Sen. Norman McAllister’s sex crimes trial is set for July.
A judge is considering requests for dismissal or at least more time. He is also expected to decide whether evidence from the former state senator’s first sex assault trial can be used.
As Burlington College president, Jane Sanders forged a financial arrangement with an off-site school run by her daughter. Was it, as a critic says, a “sweetheart deal” or an effective program?
A state office building in St. Albans was evacuated Wednesday because of a bomb threat. About 140 employees from several state agencies work out of the Federal Street location, according to Buildings and General Services Commissioner Chris Cole. Most of them work for the Agency of Human Services, he said. Cole said the threat came […]
News Release — VSAC May 3, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Innovative program encourages local students to continue education WINOOSKI (May 3, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation today announced a new scholarship for Franklin County students, funded by two local businesses. MED Associates, based […]