“My issue wasn’t that these things happened, but that leaders did not have protocols to follow to help guide them,” Esther Charlestin told VTDigger.
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Vermont State University has been analyzing its academic offerings to see which programs could be combined or “retired,” interim president Mike Smith said this week. The process could ultimately lead to lost positions, he said.
More than 300 cases have been reported in K-12 schools since the beginning of the school year, according to the Department of Health.
Morgan had filed a lawsuit against the Department of Corrections, seeking to limit the types of furlough violations that could send a person back to prison.
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Legal scholars around the country — and in Vermont — have argued that the 14th Amendment bars Trump from holding the presidency again. Secretary of State Sarah Copeland Hanzas says she does not have the power to take action.
The Green Mountain Care Board said its reductions to hospitals’ proposed charge hikes for 2024 should limit the increase in costs to commercial insurers next year to 4.1%.
A decision by the Vermont Supreme Court upholds a 2019 law removing the statute of limitations for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to file a lawsuit seeking damages against the person or organization responsible.
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“The Jewish community in Burlington survives. It flourishes. … So, yes, the building may not be there, you know, as the synagogue, but we’re still here.”
Londonderry debates rules on short-term rentals and takes a broader look at methods to prevent young people and workers from being priced out of their own community.
The war on truth is threatening to topple democracies around the world, according to author Lee McIntyre, and undermining truth is a key strategy of authoritarian leaders.
Gregory Fitzgerald, 66, was originally sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole but qualified for community release after striking a deal with Vermont prosecutors last year.
The 5-0 vote came at a standing-room-only meeting during which opponents presented a petition signed by more than 400 residents seeking a return to the town’s past ambulance provider.
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By reducing lawn mowing and creating vegetated buffers at the shorelines, you can effectively absorb more runoff and reduce the contaminants that reach the water.
Our world is awash in lies and propaganda, and I’m not sure how to fight that. It’s discouraging.
Burton and Burlington officials have turned a thoughtless blind eye to the genuine concerns and horror caused by the massive concert venue plan.
Wake sports present serious safety issues for paddleboarders, canoeists, kayakers, sailors, anglers, swimmers, and other boaters out on the lake.
There are just three days left in our fall member drive, and I’ve been told we have some ground we need to make up.
The company’s founder and CEO, Ryan McDevitt, credits the University of Vermont with helping to grow Benchmark from an idea into a business. Now, McDevitt is trying to provide opportunities for UVM graduates who hope to work in space technology from Vermont.
The sudden departures have rocked local politics on this 500-person island and left the town office closed to the public while board members scramble to recruit new staff.