Members of local law enforcement are evaluating how they operate after a recent Vermont Supreme Court ruling that police can be held liable for an improper stop and search.
The organizational meeting for that new district had been scheduled for next Tuesday, but the SVSU cancelled it after the Pownal school board voted Thursday to join the high-profile lawsuit of 31 school districts against Act 46.
A local man’s Trump flag is flying high again nearly two months after vandals torched a similar one in an act of political hate while the family slept.
Gov. Phil Scott’s inaugural speech on Thursday put in a good word for churches and housing, but his discussion of childcare, broadband and Act 250 solutions raises concerns.
On a recent episode of Vote for Vermont, host Pat McDonald had two education experts talk about Act 46 and the impact that district consolidation and potential school closures are going to have on small communities.
Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday delivered his second inaugural address, calling for bipartisan cooperation and listing priorities ranging from clean water funding and a reform of Act 250 to statewide testing of lead in schools.
The Pownal School Board signaled its intention at a meeting Tuesday night to join a high-profile Act 46 lawsuit, spelling confusion as the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union begins preparations for a merger of elementary districts ordered to take effect by July 1.
Dozens of protesters wearing yellow vests showed up at the Statehouse on day-one of the 2019 legislative session to tell lawmakers that a carbon tax should not be on the agenda.
Recent developments in Morrisville and Hyde Park have exposed how zoning regulations, even with the best of intentions, can have negative impacts on efforts to keep homeless families out of sub-zero temperatures during the winter season.
The carbon tax hasn’t gained significant traction in the climate-conscious state of Vermont, but environmental activists have new approaches that could see progress in 2019.
The nonprofit group, established in 2016, would again be lobbying for an increase in the minimum wage to $15, as well as paid parental and family-care leaves that would be funded by all employees in Vermont.