• Veterans home passes inspection
    August 19,2013

    Staff Report

    BENNINGTON — The Vermont Veterans Home has passed an inspection by agents of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is no longer in danger of losing its certification to receive Medicare and Medicaid funding, according to the home’s administrator Melissa Jackson.

    A number of deficiencies had been identified at the home in recent months and it was scheduled to lose its ability to accept Medicare and Medicaid, its main source of funding, on Aug. 26.

    On Aug. 8, Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., hosted a meeting in Montpelier which brought together members of the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin, administrators, employees from the home and CMS to look at ways to prevent an interruption in the home’s funding.

    MORE IN This Just In

    GENEVA — Doctors Without Borders called Wednesday for an independent fact-finding... Full Story

    Aid group seeks fact-finding mission over Kunduz strike

    The following is a sampling of calls to Barre Town police in recent days.

    Sept. Full Story

    NORTHFIELD — Partial service will be restored on Amtrak’s Vermonter line today... Full Story

    Northbound train back to normal
    More Articles
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS