The Vermont State Police policies on releasing information to the public were bad and have gotten worse.
“We’ll do our part,” said the public safety chief. But “ultimately, this is a responsibility of every driver … to drive responsibly, to slow down, don’t text, and put your seat belt on.”
Bernie Barriere, of Vermont Green Grow, said the area is underserved because of the lack of a local dispensary. He is one of apparently two applicants in the area.
The Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont is on Route 4 in Rutland Town and is currently listed for sale.
Two companies have applied separately to open a dispensary in town. The state has received applications for Middlebury, South Burlington and Williston as well.
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety July 14, 2017 Contact: Mark Bosma 802-839-6717 Safety Urged in Vermont Waterways WATERBURY – Vermont’s lakes and rivers provide many opportunities to cool off and enjoy swimming among the state’s natural beauty. As warm weather returns this weekend it’s likely many people will venture out into the […]
A big decision approaches on the future of telecommunications in Vermont, but critics of the process say it’s shrouded in secrecy and the public is being cut out.
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety May 19, 2017 Contact: Mark Bosma VT DEMHS 802-839-6717 WATERBURY, VT – A series of strong storms caused considerable damage in areas of Vermont on Thursday and early Friday. Utilities are working to restore power to homes and road crews are clearing roadways, removing debris and making […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Department of Public Safety April 26, 2017 Media Contacts: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Vermont Department of Public Safety Scott Waterman 802-241-5277 Clear out your Medicine Cabinet of Vermont’s Most Dangerous Leftovers BURLINGTON – More often than not, the misuse of drugs begins right at the family […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety September 1, 2016 Contact: Mark Bosma, 802-839-6717 WATERBURY, VT – As Vermonters face issues of drug crime and opiate addiction, correctional housing, and other criminal justice concerns, Vermont representatives have been selected to participate in a summit that will give state leaders new perspectives on potential solutions […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety Aug. 17, 2016 Contact: Karen Carr 802-244-8781 Waterbury, VT – The Vermont Department of Public Safety announces the election of Commissioner Keith Flynn to the National Criminal Justice Association (NJCA) Board of Directors. Elected by peers from across the country, the NJCA is a national voice helping […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, National Weather Service, Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont Department of Public Safety April 14, 2016 Contacts: Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation Tess Greaves, 802-535-5727 Lars Lund, 802- 777-4188 Green Mountain National Forest Kevin Boness, Forest Fire Management Officer 802-747-6740 Ethan Ready, Public Affairs […]
A snowy forecast for Wednesday and Thursday could create challenges for those travelling on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Severe storms have caused a rise in a number of waterways around Vermont. Some isolated flash flooding has created hazards for motorists, and those travelling in flooded areas are advised to proceed with caution.