Gas has changed the route of the proposed extension of its natural gas pipeline
through Addison County. The
company filed a petition last year for a state permit to build a 42-mile
pipeline from Colchester to Middlebury.
Massive federal spending cuts are set to kick in within hours. The automatic
cuts – known as sequestration in Washington-speak – are certain to affect Vermonters, including civilian defense employees in the Vermont
Wednesday, a key Senate committee will consider whether to extend collective
bargaining rights to child care providers. The Senate Economic Development
Committee will take testimony on a bill that would allow workers to form a
Vermont National Guard has a new leader. Lawmakers
decided Thursday that Brig. Gen. Steven Cray of Essex
Junction was the candidate best suited to lead the Guard
during difficult financial times ahead.
The Vermont Senate Tuesday turns to end-of-life
choices. As state senators debate a bill that would give patients with
less than six months to live the choice to end their lives with
doctor-prescribed drugs, Vermont has emerged as a key
battleground in the national debate over the issue.
Many New England states declared a state of
emergency this weekend following the major coastal storm that dumped more than
two feet of snow in parts of the region, including southern Vermont. Road crews and state officials
saw it as just another winter day.
When students in South Burlington arrive at school Monday,
new surveillance cameras will be filming the entry ways. It’s part of the South Burlington School District’s response to the tragedy
in Newtown, Conn. School administrators across Vermont are struggling to balance
increased security while maintaining a warm atmosphere.