Tag Archives: Brattleboro

Local News
March 14, 2018

35 Vermont towns pass climate resolutions

On Town Meeting Day, Vermont residents from 35 towns voted overwhelmingly in favor of resolutions seeking climate solutions. The exact wording of each resolution varied, but all the resolutions acknowledged the severity of climate change, urged the State of Vermont to meet its goals for…

Two arrested after traffic stop
News Briefs
May 31, 2017

Two arrested after traffic stop

BRATTLEBORO—On May 24 at 4 p.m., the state police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a New York-registered vehicle on Putney Road in Brattleboro for a traffic infraction. The operator, Jalil Freitag, 28, of Wells, failed to produce a valid license and his DMV records…

State News
February 24, 2016

CCV job-hunt helpers to provide guidance at public libraries

On Feb. 18, the Community College of Vermont (CCV) announced a new partnership with the Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) to place CCV student interns in six Vermont libraries as job-hunt helpers for Vermont residents. These libraries include the public libraries in Barre, Brattleboro,…

Local News
January 27, 2016

Neisner files suit against town

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON — Melvin Neisner, Jr.’s dissatisfaction with former town manager Seth Webb has not abated, as evidenced by a lawsuit Neisner filed against the town in the closing days of 2015.

Neisner is asserting that Webb and the town’s board of selectmen…

Letter
July 29, 2015

Proposed rate increases should be rejected

Dear Editor,

The Affordable Care Act, despite its name, is not making health care affordable. One in five people in Vermont are struggling with medical bills. Meanwhile, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, as a “non-profit,” will receive a tax break of over $15 million…

Craft beer pilgrimages
VT Beers
July 22, 2015

Craft beer pilgrimages

Vermont has been referred to of late as the Bavaria of New England, a state to which people travel to enjoy its mountains and scenic beauty, its high-quality foods, like cheeses and sausages—and its beer. To a large degree, the state’s economy and infrastructure were…