State News

Waitsfield bank robberies investigated

Staff report Investigations continue into the armed robberies that occurred at the Northfield Savings Bank in Waitsfield on two successive Tuesdays, April 28 and May 5. It is unknown if the two armed robbery incidents are connected. On Tuesday, April 28, […]

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Deal struck on solar siting requirements

By John Herrick, VTDigger.org Towns and solar energy developers have reached a temporary compromise over how to better locate solar energy projects across the state. The Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee unanimously approved an amendment to the state’s renewable […]

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Federal ruling paves the way for GMO trial

Staff report A federal judge Monday, April 27, dismissed an attempt to block the implementation of Vermont’s law requiring the labeling of food containing genetically engineered ingredients. U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss dismissed a preliminary injunction brought by the […]

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State report highlights shrinking forests

By John Herrick, VTDigger.org The “2015 Vermont Forest Fragmentation Report to the Vermont Legislature April 2015” was released last week, which highlighted Vermont’s shrinking woodlands. The report was prepared by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, pursuant to […]

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