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How Gov. Peter Shumlin Built a $5 Million Real Estate Empire
Long before he became entangled in a messy land dispute with an East Montpelier neighbor , Gov. Peter Shumlin spent three decades building a real estate empire from his hometown of Putney.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Vt. AG looking into governor's controversial land deal
Attorney General Bill Sorrell confirmed his office was looking into the matter this week on the Mark Johnson Show on WDEV radio.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Familiar differences on energy emerge in Vt. panel
The first meeting of a special legislative committee on Vermont's energy future Thursday featured a continuation of differences between the House and Senate during the 2013 legislative session.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Brattleboro Reformer
The governor brings needed legislation to light
Governor Shumlin is certainly getting some press as a result of the land transaction with his neighbor in East Montpelier, and I am certain the governor would be happy if it were to just go away.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
When you have your photo taken at the Vt. Department of Motor Vehicles you may worry about how you look, not so much who will be looking at that photo.
Vt. cashes in on surplus auction
The state surplus vehicle auction brought in much more money than expected. Final sales from the event in Berlin last Saturday totaled about $784,000-- nearly $200,000 more than state officials were hoping for.
The Burlington Free Press
Dodge's new lawyer a familiar Shumlin foe
Jeremy Dodge, the East Montpelier man who sold his land to Gov. Peter Shumlin then regretted it, now has a lawyer.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Woman dies of injuries suffered in Rt. 4 crash
The crash happened last Thursday on Route 4 -- near exit one on Interstate 89. Police say 72-year-old Ingrid Neuwirt of West Lebanon crossed the center line and crashed into 43-year-old Shirley Adams of White River Junction.
MiVT: Whistles in harmony with nature
The birds are singing sweet songs in East Montpelier, and there's one woman who's in harmony with them.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Back up the trolley car
We've resisted the temptation to weigh in with a comment or two about Gov. Peter Shumlin's unfortunate property acquisition in East Montpelier so far, and it hasn't been easy.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Middlebury dome deflated
The Middlebury College Athletics bubble dome has been deflated. The dome has been in use by the College since 2002, but was deflated Wednesday morning.
Berlin police seek Shaws purse snatcher
"It's a scary thing to think about because I've grown up in this area all my life," said Berlin resident Brenda Searle-Spratt.
Vt. to grant driver's IDs to undocumented residents
Danilo Lopez, 23, a native of Chiapas, Mexico, took part Wednesday in a celebration that was nearly two years in the making.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Shumlin, Dodge lawyering up over land deal
A controversial land deal between Governor Peter Shumlin and his neighbor, Jerry Dodge, will soon be battled out between lawyers.
Thu May 30, 2013
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
Neighbor sours on property salea
Soon after the successful real estate investor built his McMansion on a rural dirt road here outside Vermont's capital, he began throwing his wealth around, striking a deal to bail out his neighbor from a looming tax sale by buying the man's property for a quarter of its appraised value.
Wed May 29, 2013
Neighbor sours on property sale to Vt. governor for price below assessed value
Friends and family of Vermont man are wondering whether Gov. Peter Shumlin took advantage of him in a real estate deal the two struck last year.
Fri May 24, 2013
Governor hopes for new deal with landowner
Governor Peter Shumlin is breaking his silence about a controversial land deal with his East Montpelier neighbor.
Thu May 23, 2013
List of Vt. road closures due to flooding
VERMONT ROUTE 2A AT EXIT 12 TO WALKER HILL IS CLOSED DUE TO WATER ON THE ROAD WAY Many Vermont roads turned to rivers Thursday night.
What is a tax sale and how does it work?
Steve Stitzel is a lawyer with three decades of tax sales experience. His firm represents towns from Bennington to Newport.
Cuomo, Mohawk leaders sign casino pact
The Mohawks operate a state-sanctioned casino on the Akwesasne reservation. But the tribe has withheld $60 million in payments to the state over the last three years in a dispute over the exclusive rights of the casino.