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.
BARRE — Police say an East Montpelier man previously convicted for sexually assaulting a minor had sexual contact with children.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.