Ten protestors arrested at General Dynamics

Ten anti-war demonstrators have been arrested after locking themselves together with chains at the General Dynamics office in Burlington. Police used bolt cutters to remove and arrest the protesters last night.

Midday Report – August 20, 2007

General Dynamics in Burlington receives an Army contract extension worth $107 million; Governor Jim Douglas opposes FairPoint Communications’ plan to buy Verizon’s telephone lines; union workers at Vermont Yankee mull over a contract settlement; the Health Department provides new doses of potassium iodide to people who live in the fallout zone near Vermont Yankee.