Officials say one student who wasn’t at school threatened another student. Once police found and arrested the student who made the threat, the
lockdown was lifted and students were released at the end of the day.
Problems with a major computer data network caused widespread Internet outages in
Vermont today. State
government was one of the institutions affected. Its computer network went down
for about 90 minutes.
The state’s economic forecast is bleak. Declining state revenues will force
lawmakers to cut about $30 million from next year’s budget. That
was the word today as top state officials gathered to learn how a growing
national recession has affected the Vermont economy.