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Local News
September 7, 2016

GOP group spends $267,000 in two weeks to boost Scott

By Morgan True and Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org The Republican Governors Association continues to spend heavily on its efforts to elect Lt. Gov. Phil Scott to Vermont’s top office, campaign finance reports filed Thursday, Sept. 1, show. The RGA super PAC, A Stronger Vermont, reported spending $267,000…

State News
February 10, 2016

Burlington charges Trump for Flynn rally

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

Burlington City officials have billed Donald Trump’s campaign for costs incurred for public safety and security during his Jan. 7 rally at the Flynn Center on Main Street.

Mayor Miro Weinberger sent the Republican presidential candidate two separate invoices, one for…

Officers fatally shoot man during drug raid in Burlington
State News
January 12, 2016

Officers fatally shoot man during drug raid in Burlington

By Morgan True, VTDigger

State Police process the scene at 101 Elmwood Avenue in Burlington where officers fatally shot a man during a drug raid.

By Morgan True, VTDigger

BURLINGTON — Police shot and killed a man during a drug raid at an apartment just…

State News
January 7, 2016

Three held, one dead after gasoline-soaked fatal fire

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

Three Central Vermont residents are accused of pouring gasoline on a young couple and lighting them on fire in their Northfield, Vt., apartment as part of a plan to rob them of drugs. One victim died, the other was badly burned.

Local News
August 14, 2015

Herring enters ‘Not Guilty’ plea

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

BARRE — Jody Herring pleaded not guilty to one count of first degree murder in the killing of Lara Sobel, a Department of Children and Families social worker, at a Monday, Aug. 10, arraignment in Washington County Superior Court.

Herring is…

State News
July 2, 2015

State to decide fate of Rutland Mental Health

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

Among the problems Rutland Mental Health Services must address to remain one of the state’s regional human services contractors is its management of a waiting list for adolescent mental health services, a state report shows.

Within the past year a 13-year-old…

State News
July 2, 2015

Auditor’s report finds fault with prisoner housing program

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

The Department of Corrections is not properly tracking transitional housing services delivered by community partners and is not adequately measuring how those services help released inmates reintegrate into the community, a state auditor’s report shows.

DOC’s transitional housing program provides grants…

State News
June 17, 2015

TDI, CLF reach agreement on transmission line project

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

The Conservation Law Foundation has agreed not to oppose a 154-mile high-voltage transmission cable that would run beneath Lake Champlain in exchange for an increase the value of a benefits package the developer offered the state.

The agreement was filed Friday,…