Windham County

Auto parts company denies wrongdoing in sale to employees

Sonnax Industries says there were “no actual economic losses” when its workers bought the company in 2011. Federal regulators allege the company violated the law.

Windham County lawmakers fear effects of federal budget

At a meeting Monday in Brattleboro, legislators discussed drastic impacts on health care, education and transportation if the president’s proposed budget is enacted.

Sovernet completes sale to regional fiber network owner

The Bellows Falls telecommunications company will be merged with FirstLight Fiber, which says it doesn’t expect any loss of Vermont jobs.

Windham County Act 46 votes a mixed bag

Voters in Windham Central Supervisory Union accepted one school district merger but rejected another. In Windham Northeast, a merger of four towns failed.

Feds commit to Vermont public meeting on Yankee sale

After receiving multiple requests, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials have agreed to come and take questions about the Vernon plant’s proposed license transfer.

Windham Southeast seeks state’s help with Act 46 ‘impasse’

The supervisory union’s Act 46 study committee has decided not to push for a controversial merger vote. Instead, it will ask the State Board of Education for advice on how to move forward.

Wilmington sees potential in former school

Some are hopeful that a community center concept could fill the space with a variety of tenants. The effort was named one of Windham County’s most “vital projects.”

These statistics don’t lie: Windham, Windsor have longest wait for Act 250 permits

Processing for applications in Windham and Windsor counties took an average of 50 days last year, the longest of all nine districts in the state.

Vernon school exit again rejected

Dummerston voters on Tuesday reaffirmed their opposition to allowing Vernon to leave a regional school union due to Act 46 concerns. The next move in Windham Southeast Supervisory Union is unclear, though newly introduced legislation could have an impact.

Vermont ski jump finds it’s a small world after all

Brattleboro’s weekend Harris Hill competition drew a slate of global athletes who said they best knew the state as the home of Bernie Sanders.

Brattleboro Retreat adopts new approach to treatment

Doctors, nurses and staffers have been undergoing retraining to use two new programs that emphasize mindfulness.

$60M Brattleboro interstate bridge to open in March

The state Agency of Transportation pegs March 13 as the day when northbound traffic will begin traveling over a new, long-delayed I-91 bridge.

Federal application filed for Vermont Yankee sale

In more than 200 pages, NorthStar Group Services Inc. lays out its argument for buying the Vernon plant from Entergy. The company wants an NRC ruling by year’s end.

Resolution looks to shame New Hampshire into fixing bridge

Lawmakers are renewing a push for reopening of the Vilas Bridge in Bellows Falls. They say New Hampshire, which owns most of it, has demonstrated “wanton neglect.”