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  1. Vermont to receive $30k from online obituary sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont will receive more than $30,000 from two online obituary websites for violations of Vermont's laws on charitable solicitations by a paid third party and consumer protection. and Tributes engaged in a scheme which resulted in Vermonters incurring fees ranging from $10 and $535.50 on donations made to nonprofits in lieu of flowers to the loved ones of a deceased individual.


  2. Vermont Gas pipeline hearing closed to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> The Vermont Public Service Board is holding a closed hearing next month on Vermont Gas Systems' pipeline project.


  3. Senior News and NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> Monday: 9 a.m., pickleball in the park; 10 a.m., weekly movie showing - call for a listing; 1 p.m., Sing-Along with Tina. Tuesday: 9 a.m., tennis in the park; 9:30 a.m., senior softball at the park; 9:30 a.m., mixed fiber craft group; 9:30 a.m., painting and sequencing with Marilyn; 9:30 a.m., strength training with Cyndy Gray; 12:45 p.m., grocery shopping at Hannaford; 1:15 a.m., beginning bridge with Dennis.


  4. Vermont Gas pipeline might need new permit due to wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont Gas Systems may need to seek a new permit to extend a planned natural gas pipeline through a Hinesburg park, state officials said Thursday. The issue arose because recent surveying on behalf of the company showed a wetlands area in Geprags Park to be larger than previously measured.


  5. Act 46: Poverty drives rift between Upper Valley school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    WINDSOR >> Four school districts in the Upper Valley are no nearer to a merger than they were a year ago. In fact, the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union is arguably worse off, teetering on the verge of dissolving decades-long partnerships in this supervisory union, because the merger local districts proposed failed to garner approval from the State Board of Education.


  6. WWII air gunner from Montpelier gets France's top honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    James Facos holds a medal in Montpelier that he received as part of his induction into the French Legion of Honor for his service defending that country in World War II. The French have been bestowing their highest honor on U.S. veterans who were distinguished in their efforts to defeat the Nazis.


  7. Vermont to get $7 million in homeland security fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy has announced that the state and its communities will get $7 million from a round of federal funding for homeland security. Grants include $3.7 million for planning, organization equipment and training of law enforcement to respond both to terrorism and natural disasters.


  8. Vermont sets up loan program for unpaid contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont has set up a special loan program for businesses short on cash because they haven't been fully paid for work done on a hotel and conference center and other northern Vermont construction projects that are at the center of a fraud investigation. Miami businessman Ariel Quiros, owner of Burke Mountain and Jay Peak ski resorts, and Bill Stenger, Jay Peak's president, were accused by Vermont and the Securities and Exchange Commission in April of misusing about $200 million raised from foreign investors for various developments through a special visa program.


  9. Court hears appeal arguments in ex-lawyer's hit-and-run caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont's highest court has heard appeal arguments in the case of a former Rutland attorney convicted in a 2013 hit-and-run crash that killed a 71-year-old woman.


  10. Early voting for Vermont's Aug. 9 primary opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says early voting for the state's Aug. 9 primary election is set to begin.


  11. Prosecutor dismisses 2 sex assault charges against lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Vermont state Sen. Norman McAllister, left, sits in court with his defense attorney Brooks McArthur during the first day of his trial on two counts of sexual assault Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in St. Albans. The 69-year-old Republican lawmaker was suspended from his legislative post in January, and could get up to two life sentences if convicted on the two sexual assault charges.


  12. Vermont lawmakers to revisit renewable energy fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont lawmakers are returning to Montpelier for a special session to respond to Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin's veto of a bill that some see as slowing the development of renewable energy.


  13. New England news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont State Police are launching a summer-long campaign to crack down on speeding and aggressive driving. The effort comes as traffic fatalities year-to-date have more than doubled over last year.


  14. Vermont inspectors to take part in truck 'roadcheck'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Commercial vehicle inspectors with the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles will be participating in a three-day "International Roadcheck" to perform safety inspections on large trucks and buses.


  15. Vermont to allow continued use of special license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed an executive order extending indefinitely the allowed use of the commemorative "Vermont Strong" license plates.


  16. Governor candidates to discuss Vermont's primary issues at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The candidates running for governor met for a "meet-and-greet" forum in Bennington at the beginning of April. All but Lt.


  17. Vermont wildlife agent named game warden of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MONTPELIER, VT. >> A five year-veteran of the law enforcement division of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is the state's new warden of the year.


  18. Passenger dies in crash, driver charged with drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MORETOWN, VT. >> A passenger in a pickup truck has died in a crash in Moretown, Vermont, and the driver has been charged with drunken driving.


  19. AG Sorrell called upon to investigate Exxon MobilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Montpelier >> Vermont environmentalists called on Attorney General Bill Sorrell to investigate Exxon Mobil's role in covering up climate science for decades, delivering more than 1,600 signatures of support for legal action to his office in Montpelier Thursday. The climate activists, organized through the group , are also renewing the push for Vermont to divest the state retirement funds of fossil fuel company investments.


  20. Report: Vermont troopers more likely to search black driversRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    SOUTH ROYALTON >> Black drivers stopped by Vermont State Police were five times more likely to be searched than white drivers, even though contraband was more likely to be found when white motorists were searched, according to a report on five years of traffic-stop data. The findings were presented Tuesday evening in a meeting of the State Police senior command staff and an anti-bias committee of police employees and residents.


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