Official says Burlington broke law on telecom

Vermont’s public service commissioner says Burlington broke the law when it used city money to set up a telecommunications service. But Mayor Bob Kiss says the city has done nothing illegal in setting up Burlington Telecom.  

Midday Newscast: March 4, 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court says a Vermont woman deserves a $6.7 million jury award after losing her arm in a botched drug injection; Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss says he’ll focus on the basics as he begins his second term;

Burlington to vote on Moran Plant, McNeil scrubbers

On Town Meeting Day in Burlington power plants are on the ballot. Voters are being asked to decide whether a defunct plant on the waterfront should be redeveloped or demolished. As VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, they’ll also decide whether to make the city’s existing electric generator a little greener.