$200K to convert a former high school into a multi-purpose community center, etc..
Herbal farmer, former school principal named to open Hyde Park House seat
An herb farmer with a Masters in education will fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Kate Donnally (D-Hyde Park) earlier this year.
Don Turner reappointed to Natural Resources Board, Deen to salmon panel
The names of first-time volunteers like Paul Bean are mingled with those of old hands like Don Turner in the latest list of appointments to state boards and commissions.
Irasburg man named to Fish & Wildlife Board
A career IBMer and outdoor enthusiast has been named to the Fish & Wildlife Board.
Scott urges Legislature budget $150 million for matching funds for critical roads, bridges, water projects
“Crumbling infrastructure will not heal itself,” a municipal leader echoed Gov. Phil Scott’s call for budgeting $150 million in matching funds for federal $$ to repair state highways and bridges.
Conflict of interest an issue in Vermont’s expensive, high-tech transformation
Often, Vermont’s elected leaders respond to conflict of interest concerns with four words: “we’re a small state.”
Senator explains why she doesn’t say the Pledge of Allegiance
For Sen. Becca White, not saying the Pledge of Allegiance “is a reflection on a religious belief, in the same way I’m sure many Christian Americans would struggle to say a pledge that said ‘Under Oden’ or ‘Under Zeus.'”
Employees detail dangerous conditions at Newport prison
The letter by frontline staff, who are members of the Vermont State Employees’ Association, alerts corrections management to a “toxic environment for both incarcerated individuals and staff” at the Newport facility and identifies alarming and disturbing conditions on the ground.
Contaminated pot pulled from retail shops
The Cannabis Control Board has ordered fungi-filled product pulled from the shelves of five Vermont retail outlets.
Scott: State doesn’t require recipients to address root causes of homelessness
The State of Vermont offers homeless people help with the root cause of what put them on the street, but doesn’t require they accept the help in order to receive ongoing services.