St. Johnsbury Voters To Weigh-in On School Budget

Normally, debates about how to spend local tax dollars erupt at town meetings in March and settle down by the end of mud season. But in this abnormal economy, a few cities and towns in Vermont are still waging budget battles. In St. Johnsbury, tempers have been flaring for months, and voters will vote for a third time Tuesday on a controversial school budget.

Midday Newscast May 20, 2008

State and local police across Vermont have launched a campaign to increase the number of people who wear seat belts; St. Johnsbury’s school board wants to hire a private investigator to make sure children in its schools actually live in town; more…