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GUVSWD Considers Solar Array for North Hartland Landfill Area

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

North Hartland — Officials overseeing an undeveloped landfill for several Vermont towns are exploring the possibility of hosting a solar array on part of the North Hartland property in order to bring in new revenue. Tom Kennedy, district manager of the Greater Upper Valley Solid Waste Management District, said the roughly 20 to 30 acres of panels could be converted …

2 Plead Not Guilty to Jail Assault

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — Two men pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to their alleged role in an assault at Southern State Correctional Facility on May …

Police: Bethel Woman Was Driver in Hit-and-Run

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — A 22-year-old Bethel woman pleaded not guilty to a series of charges in connection with a hit-and-run accident that severely injured …

Child Care Center Is Latest Target of Outsourcing at DHMC

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — About 35 workers in the child care center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be under the management of an outside company, the hospital announced Wednesday. It was the second such announcement of the outsourcing of a medical center operation in recent weeks. Hospital officials said …

Fireworks Displays Set For Lebanon

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — City residents will have two opportunities to view fireworks this year and next in a compromise intended to satisfy both the traditionalists and less conventional. Recreation & Parks Department Director Paul Coats found the necessary funding to accommodate those who would like to have fireworks on …

Local & Regional Briefs for Saturday, June 27, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sunday Vigil Planned for Shooting Victim Windsor — A candlelight vigil for Molly Helland, the 23-year-old Windsor woman who was shot and killed by her estranged boyfriend, will be held Sunday night. A public celebration of her life is planned for 8 p.m. Sunday on the common in …

With Health Care Subsidy Lawsuit Resolved, Twin States Face Different Questions

Friday, June 26, 2015

Thursday’s long-awaited decision by the Supreme Court, which rejected, by a 6-3 vote, the latest conservative challenge to the Affordable Care Act, shed new light on some steps ahead for health care reform in the Twin States. In …

Orange Is Without Selectboard

Friday, June 26, 2015

Orange — With all three members of the Selectboard having resigned, it’s unclear how this town of 327 residents will continue to meet its financial obligations without anyone to sign the checks. A hearing has been scheduled in Grafton Superior Court for July 7, when the court could …

Ford Wins Right to Seize Cars at Claremont Dealership

Friday, June 26, 2015

Claremont — A Sullivan County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of Ford Motor Credit Co. in its complaint against the Claremont Ford Lincoln dealership, giving the finance company the right to seize more than 100 vehicles valued at $3.2 million. It’s not immediately clear what the …

Windsor Man, 58, Charged With Sexual Assault Pleads Not Guilty, Denied Bail

Friday, June 26, 2015

White River Junction — A 58-year-old Windsor man is being held without bail on charges that he repeatedly sexually abused a girl under the age of 13. Richard J. Coleman faces two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Humvee Rolls Over On Interstate 89 in Hartford Hartford — A military vehicle crash at the Interstate 89 and Interstate 91 junction left a Humvee totaled and two members of the Massachusetts National Guard injured on Thursday, according …

Agencies Left in Limbo After Budget Veto

Friday, June 26, 2015

Concord — While lawmakers gear up for another round of budget discussions that will likely last through fall, some state departments and service providers are settling in for months of uncertainty. “We’re just kind of sitting and waiting,” said Tym Rourke, chairman a commission that oversees a state …

Vt. Big in Health Care Reform

Friday, June 26, 2015

Montpelier — Big data is all the rage these days, especially in the world of health care. And as Vermont looks to compile a massive repository of insurance claims information, it’s become a legal testing ground for the future of health reform nationally. The legal contours of a …