Windham County

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.”

State wants public input on Vermont Yankee sale

The Public Service Board’s schedule for reviewing the transaction calls for two public hearings in Vernon – a response to those who had lobbied for more opportunities for comment.

Voters OK Leland & Gray budget despite Act 46 effects

A change in statute regarding “phantom students” contributed to a budget featuring staff cuts and a tax hike for the school in Townshend.

Drugs suspected as three die in Brattleboro

In two separate incidents Monday, emergency crews found two men dead and one woman who would later die. The deaths are under investigation.

New station chief focusing on opiates, mental health response

Lt. Anthony French, a 19-year Vermont State Police veteran, has assumed command of the Westminster barracks.

Former state official bows out of Vermont Yankee case

Elizabeth Miller won’t be working for Entergy as the company seeks to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

Entergy spends $125M of fund since Yankee shutdown

The Vernon nuclear plant’s decommissioning trust fund has decreased by about 15 percent since the end of 2014. But Entergy says its projects so far have been under budget and on schedule.

College presidents decry Trump’s immigration ban

The presidents of the School for International Training and other institutions say they’re concerned about the impact of the order on their schools and their students.

Proposed nuke panel shakeup irks senator

The plan would increase the citizen advisory panel’s legislative representation while limiting it to lawmakers from Windham County. That means Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Orange, a Vermont Yankee critic, could no longer be a member.

Grace Cottage Hospital adds ‘safe space’ for mental health patients

Vermont’s smallest hospital has joined some others in creating a special room in response to an increasing number of people seeking emergency mental health treatment.