Observers are hoping THIS ‘tabletop exercise’ about the next pandemic isn’t as prophetic as the last one.
Bananas: World Cup rocked by #MeToo scandal
Many of the players’ overprotective and enabling mothers have come out in defense of their grown baby boys asking such pertinent questions as “Why are you letting this happen to my baby?” “Who is responsible for hurting my baby?” and “Why isn’t the grass softer?”
Springfield, MA man arrested for vicious Northfield assault
A Massachusetts man is charged with stabbing someone with a sharp broomhandle and other violent acts.
Former lawmaker named Windham County side judge
A former Agriculture committee chair who reportedly urged non-residents to vote in a Windham school election has been named as a county assistant judge.
Leahy farewell: don’t point fingers, point the way forward
“If we don’t start working together more, the world’s greatest deliberative body will sink slowly into irrelevance – and, heaven forbid, become our own version of the House of Lords.”
Watercooler: Biggest health insurer quits all-payer program
Vermont’s health care reform program just lost the participation of Blue Cross -Blue Shield.
Scott worried about big storm on Christmas weekend
Vermont law enforcement will be briefed by the Border Patrol on the uptick of illegal crossings. “Increased collaboration” is a possibility, but not a certainty.
Legislature poised to hear legal gaming pitch
Legal sports betting will get a serious look in the Vermont Legislature next year.
Wire fraud added to murder-for-hire charges
Federal authorities have added wire fraud to the list of charges related to the murder-for-hire of a Danville man in 2018.
Leahy releases $1.7 trillion spending bill
In one of his final acts as a U.S. senator, Patrick Leahy dropped a $1.7 trillion spending bill on the U.S. Congress yesterday.