MONTPELIER — The police shooting deaths of two people in the Capital City within an 18-month period were raised at a public forum on the use of force by police at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library on Wednesday.

MONTPELIER — Pam Arnold will step down at the end of the school year after 14 years as the principal of Main Street Middle School.

BARRE — It was a case of all hands on deck when the Granite City marked the move of the Agency of Transportation’s offices to Barre City Place.

BARRE — Washington County is served by two community justice centers and one is moving toward a bigger focus on community while the other is focusing on restorative justice.

Four people have been charged in a Medicaid fraud scheme that investigators say ran for three years.

BARRE — A request for additional police officers to address an increased workload was discussed at a special budget meeting at City Hall on Monday.

BRISTOL — State Police said their investigation into the deaths of two people on Upper Notch Road indicates that it was a homicide-suicide.

MONTPELIER — Green Mountain Transit started bus service out of the Montpelier Transit Center on Monday — but it will be a while before passengers can wait for buses in the transit center’s warm waiting room.

BARRE — The second co-owner of the Sundara Day Spa has admitted to intentionally setting the business on fire exactly one year after the blaze.

SPRINGFIELD — If Vermont eventually creates a system for commercial cannabis sales, local governments should have a strong voice in how it's done, according to a resolution approved by the Springfield Select Board on Monday.

SPRINGFIELD — If Vermont eventually creates a system for commercial cannabis sales, local governments should have a strong voice in how it’s done, according to a resolution approved by the Springfield Select Board on Monday.

The past six months has truly been a valuable experience. Running the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce is hard work and demanding yet I found it exhilarating. It is not easy to put a portion of your life on hold to do a special project, but this one worked. Being an interim is very differ…

TOPSHAM — Police are looking for a Fairlee man who allegedly caused “serious bodily injury to a domestic partner” on Honey Corners Road Thursday night.

Albert “Crazy” Chase, the legendary, cigar-chomping, cross-dressing fiddler from Moretown, was in George Marrion’s Barre tobacco shop in 1917 to give an exhibition of trick smoking. He accepted a challenge to smoke “an ordinary cigar in three minutes,” while legions of ne’er-do-wells, idlers…

MONTPELIER — It was a “blowout” by all accounts at the 47th annual Washington County Youth Service Bureau’s Thanksgiving feast at the Bethany Church in the Capital City on Thursday.

MONTPELIER — An affordable housing complex in the Capital City is one of several projects to receive funding from the Vermont Community Loan Fund.

BURLINGTON — A Barre man, who is the first person charged with a federal hate crime in Vermont after threatening to burn down the nearby home of a largely Hispanic family, will remain in prison pending trial in U.S. District Court in Burlington.

MONTPELIER — Green Mountain Transit will begin operating services out of the Capital City’s newly opened Montpelier Transit Center on Monday.

BARRE — City councilors spun their wheels Tuesday when discussing raising the price of parking in the Granite City.

BARRE — City councilors haven’t yet been briefed on the details, but they were told Tuesday night a tentative settlement has been reached with one of two municipal labor unions working under contracts that expired on June 30.

MONTPELIER — The passing of a Responsible Employer Ordinance for building contractors on municipal projects was hailed by city leaders and members of the building trades at City Hall on Tuesday.

BARRE — Plans to test drive some traffic-calming ideas on three city streets have likely slid into next year thanks to the arrival of wintry weather.

BERLIN — Plans to expand the municipal sewer system along a largely undeveloped stretch of Paine Turnpike North just passed an important milestone, while a separate sewerage project that would serve the Route 12 corridor is clogged.

BARRE — A Middlesex woman pleaded guilty to crack-cocaine trafficking, retail theft and violation of conditions of release at Washington County criminal court on Monday.

Gov. Phil Scott said the $61,000-plus raised by Wheels for Warmth this year was “humbling.”

BERLIN — The board of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce ended a national search for the organization’s next chief executive by practicing what its membership preaches. It bought local.