natural gas pipeline in Addison County is attracting attention of property owners along the
proposed route. And it’s not Vermont Gas’s proposal to extend its pipeline
south to Middlebury. A
Montpelier-based company wants to build a bio-methane gas production facility
at a farm in Salisbury and then build a pipeline to send that gas to Middlebury College.
was the kind of prison break you’d expect to see in a Hollywood action flick, but this one was all too real. Two men hijacked a
helicopter and made the pilot fly over St. Jerome prison in Quebec. One lowered rope later, two inmates climbed up and
escaped the prison.
public space in what’s known as the River Garden in Brattleboro is in danger of closing. The
building is owned by a business group that’s been funding and keeping it open
the past few years, but the group Building a Better Brattleboro removed the
money from their proposed 2014 budget.
On Town Meeting Day, two Select Board members were replaced with new
members in a vote that came just hours after the Select Board, including two of
the members ousted from their jobs, voted to hire a new town manager to replace
Ralph Nelson, who was fired last year.
downtown of Springfield continues to recover after a fire hit the Ellis block
in 2008. The building contained apartments as well as the movie
the Select Board is taking measures to help the operators of the theater.
this week’s Friday Regional Report we turn to the city of Newport, which is home to the state’s only mobile methadone
clinic. And that mobile clinic may become a thing of the past, after security
concerns were raised following a robbery in January.
in Bennington have been talking about a teacher at the local high
school because of safety concerns. The teacher surrendered a semi-automatic rifle to police late last year and then he posted Internet messages that alarmed some in the community.
Governor Peter Shumlin was in the
this week making another economic announcement. No, it wasn’t about Jay
Peak this time. Instead, the
governor announced that a developer has signed a lease to bring a Wal-Mart to Derby.