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State investigates 1 million gallon sewage spill in Rutland
August 31, 2017

State investigates 1 million gallon sewage spill in Rutland

Photo By Adam Federman, VTDigger Jeff Wennberg, Rutland public works commissioner By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND – The state is investigating a nearly 1 million gallon overflow of untreated sewage into East and Otter creeks earlier this month in Rutland City, according city Public Works…

State News
August 23, 2017

Suit over police use of “sniff test” goes to Vt. top court

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

A lawsuit over a traffic stop in Wallingford and subsequent vehicle search that police justified based on a whiff of marijuana is heading to the Vermont Supreme Court.

The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued the…

Local News
August 16, 2017

Store closing at mall may delay impact fees to Rutland

By Alan J. Keays

RUTLAND — The closing of a store that occupies a large space at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland Town will likely delay when Rutland City receives impact fees from the shopping center it believes it is owed.

LaFlamme’s Furniture Mall has…

Local News
August 9, 2017

Rutland hears complaints of fowl in the city

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Jeffrey Fredette told city officials last week he shouldn’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn to the crowing of his neighbor’s roosters every morning.

“We do pay a pretty healthy amount of taxes to live where…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Plea deal may settle Castleton fatal car crash case

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

A man charged in a single-vehicle crash that killed his girlfriend has reached a plea agreement that could let him avoid serving any time behind bars.

The plea deal heads off a legal battle that had been brewing over the…