Friday Sep 12
The Brattleboro Reformer
Vermont Supreme Court clears PSB to reconsider Vermont Gas pipeline
The Vermont Supreme Court on Thursday gave the Vermont Public Service Board permission to reconsider Vermont Gas' pipeline expansion in Addison County. The PSB has 30 days to decide whether to re-evaluate the project, and will then have 30 days to decide how it will do so.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
An army of small trash and recycling haulers entered the Williston Town Center Thursday night to, as they called it, save their businesses. Stephanie Mack from the Vermont Haulers Association said, "To be against free markets is against freedom, choice, prosperity and service."
Newly opened affordable housing complex takes aim at affordability gap
Affordable housing advocates cheered a new neighborhood in Shelburne, Vermont Wednesday. Harrington Village and the Wright House will provide 78 new homes, including 42 family apartments and 36 senior apartments.
First U.S. Partnership to Bring CNG to Customers in Advance of Pipeline Extension
For the first time in the nation, a local natural gas distribution company and a "virtual pipeline" provider have partnered to provide CNG to new customers -- in advance of a pipeline extension. Vermont Gas Systems and NG Advantage LLC have begun construction of a "gas island," consisting of an Off-Loading Station and a small pipeline network that will connect Agri-Mark's Middlebury plant, Vermont Hard Cider LLC and Middlebury College.
Thursday Webcast with Courtney and Dave
WPTZ NewsChannel 5's Courtney Kabot and David Schneider take a look at your top local stories for Thursday, September 11. SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH. I'M DAVID SCHNEIDER.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
New, affordable housing opens in Shelburne
The Harrington Village and the Wright House in Shelburne's village center adds 78 homes. Most of the units are affordable housing and will be home to seniors and families.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Construction Week: Dodge Starts in July Up 4% Over a Year Ago; Vt. OKs Natural Gas Pipeline
Construction starts through the first seven months of this year are up 4% over the same period in 2013, according to McGraw Hill Construction Dodge. Through July, Dodge reports $312 billion in new construction starts, with the biggest boost coming from a 13% hike in non-residential building starts.
Vermont Gas invokes eminent domain in pipeline expansion
Vermont Gas intends to use eminent domain to secure four parcels of land along the route of its pipeline from Chittenden County south to Middlebury, according to filings with state regulators. A Vermont Gas attorney on Aug. 19 filed with the Public Service Board its intent to condemn four properties along the pipeline route, three in Williston and one in St. George.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Judge to keep murder charge, defense trying to dismiss
A Chittenden County judge decided not to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against Joshua Blow, accused of killing a Shelburne toddler in July. REGARDLESS OF THE NEW FINDINGS -- A VERMONT MAN IS STILL FACING SECOND-DEGREE MURDER CHARGES IN THE DEATH OF A TWO-YEAR-OLD SHELBURNE BOY.
Judge rules to continue with murder charge
A Chittenden County judge decided not to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against Joshua Blow, accused of killing Shelburne toddler Aiden Haskins in July. The defense and prosecutors were in court Monday, discussing a motion filed by the defense last week, seeking again to dismiss the murder charge against 26-year-old Blow.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Local Breast Cancer Survivor Tells Her "Making Strides" Story
"You never think at 31 you would have cancer," Susan Rowell said, talking with me about her breast cancer diagnosis nearly exactly a year ago, on Sept. 13, 2013.
Newspaper fights subpoena of murder suspect's letters
The Burlington Free Press is challenging a state prosecutor's decision to subpoena correspondence the newspaper received involving an attempted murder case. At issue are letters that James Scarola sent to two reporters this summer.
Board May Reconsider Pipeline Ruling
Vermont's Public Service Board says it may reconsider its ruling regarding Phase 1 of the controversial Addison County Natural Gas Pipeline. In December, the Board approved Phase 1 of the Vermont Gas Systems project that would expand the pipeline from Chittenden County into Addison County.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Chittenden County Road Work
Bolton Paving, ditching and guardrail operations will continue throughout the project area of Latham Mobile Home Sales in Bolton and Little River Road in Waterbury through Friday. Paving crews will also start preparing driveway aprons and side road entrances for final paving.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Vermont lawmakers-- many who felt burned by the botched rollout of Vermont Health Connect last year-- say they are determined to stay more in the loop going forward.
Investigation continues into Burlington homeless man's death
Forrest Bryant's body was found in the woods on Pine Street in May. One man is behind bars in connection with his death, but he is not charged with Bryant's murder.
VSP: Stolen Cards From Residence Used at Some Stores in Chittenden County
Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on Little Chicago Road in Ferrisburgh Sunday night.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Volunteers display decorations for ovarian cancer
Volunteers are displaying the decorations in Hinesburg, Shelburne, Charlotte, and Bristol as part of the "Turn Your Town Teal" campaign.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Little Details: Grateful for Williston's schools
The day my daughter started kindergarten, I snapped a photo of her stepping onto that big orange school bus.
Understanding town dog control laws
Town Clerk Deb Beckett and Williston Animal Control Officer Marilla Whitcomb have teamed up to educate Willistonians about the town dog control ordinance.