In this program: we talk with the new head of Vermont’s Agency of Human Services. Also, we learn about a Japanese philosophy that helps us learn about gratitude. And, we prepare for the National Day of Listening.
A few weeks ago some inmates at the Marble
Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland took part in what officials called a prison disturbance. Earlier this week, inmates were returned to the damaged unit. And an investigation by the Vermont
State Police is still underway.
Corrections Commissioner Rob Hofmann says the disturbance was confined to
could get complicated for the Department of Corrections as communities set
restrictions on where released sex offenders can live.
and parole officials have begun to plan how to comply with new ordinances. In Barre,
for example, sections of the city have been put off limits to anyone
convicted of a sex crime.