When someone suspects that an elderly or disabled person is being
abused, the claim is supposed to be investigated quickly by the state.
But a backlog of cases prompted a lawsuit this winter by Vermont
Vermont says customers helped rescue Central Vermont Public Service when it
got into financial trouble more than a decade ago. So
now that the company is healthy enough to be sold, AARP says those customers
should get their money back.
Bob Young, the former head of Central Vermont Public Service, says the
annual Gift of Life blood drive that CVPS co-sponsors has taken on a
special significance to him. Young was
recently diagnosed with Leukemia and blood and platelet donations have
been critical in helping him fight the disease.
state senator is calling for an independent counsel to review the sale of the
state’s largest utility to a Canadian company. Essex-Orleans
Senator Vince Illuzzi says the Shumlin administration is biased in favor of the
deal, so an independent review is needed to protect the public interest.
of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation approved a proposed merger with GazMetro, the parent company of Green Mountain Power. VPR
teamed up with the investigative website, VT Digger for a behind the scenes
look at the deal.
The state’s largest electric utility wants to use an insurance rebate from
Vermont Yankee to fund a number of clean-energy projects around the state. CVPS says the insurance payments stem from when it was a part owner of the nuclear plant.