Caledonia County State’s Attorney Lisa A. Warren and Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell (D) announced May 29 that they have completed independent separate reviews of a police-shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 18, 2012, in Danville, Vt.
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell (D) announced May 29 the resolution of a multistate antitrust investigation against major U.S. book publisher Penguin Group (USA) Inc. for price- fixing and collusion in the electronic book (E-book) market.
Tuesday, May 21
One of the safest days of the year to have a medical emergency at the State House in Montpelier is May 21, and you won’t even have to dial 9-1-1. Just yell for help out the front door.
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee approved a Farm Bill last week on a bipartisan vote of 36-10. The bill is expected to be debated by the full House of Representatives this summer.
Employees may ask what coworkers are paid
Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) will sign into law a bill May 14 strengthening protections for Vermont workers around a number of issues, most notably equal pay.
According to a news announcement by Det. Lt. Kevin Lane of the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks, as of May 13, the VSP are continuing the investigation into the reported possible endangered juvenile female on the West Proctor Road in Rutland Town.
Members of the Vermont State Police Search and Rescue Team, the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department, Vermont Fish and Game, the Vermont National Guard and New England K9 will continue their search efforts through the day for the reported possible endangered juvenile female on the West Proctor Road in Rutland Town.
$30 million Middlebury facility to be completed in 2014
Officials of Woodchuck Hard Cider—a brand of apple cider made by Vermont Hard Cider Company, LLC—gave members of the news media an overview of its new, $30 million Middlebury cidery May 10.
Search locale near Wilson Castle
Vermont State Police are searching for a missing six-year-old girl named either "Angel" or "Angela”. Troopers and other officers are searching an area along West Proctor Road in West Rutland.
The Internal Revenue Service has received reports that an e-mail with the subject line “Notice of Tax Return for Year 2012” has been arriving in people’s inboxes throughout Vermont. This is a fishing attempt and you should not respond to it or click on any links in the e-mail.
Vermont GOP upset over H.0528 "tax bill"
Vermont Republicans are upset with the Vermont Senate Finance Committee's plan to share private tax-return data with the state legislature.
The Porter Field Road entrance to South will be closed all day Friday, may 3, to allow contractors interconnect two water mains and install a temporary water line so that the water supply to the hospital is not interrupted during the first phase of the South Street construction project, from Porter Field Road to EastView.
In a news announcement May 1, the Office of Vermont Attorney General reported that former Rutland city attorney Christopher Sullivan will answer to charges related to a fatal hit-and-run which occurred April 10 in Rutland.
Several wildfires around Vermont during the past week
A wildland fire in Hyde Park should serve to remind all Vermonters that grass and brush fires can be dangerous. On Monday, a wind-swept fire was reported to have charred several acres, burned a garage and threatened several homes and buildings, including the County Courthouse which was evacuated as a safety precaution. And last week, a grass fire was contained on Halladay Road in Middlebury.
State Rep. Kevin “Coach” Christie and cosponsors of House Bill 540 will hold a news conference in the Cedar Creek Room of the Vermont State House on Wednesday, May 1, at 11:15 a.m.