29, Oct 2014 - Rutland, VT Man sentenced to 40 years in drug death
BURLINGTON, Vt. — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for causing the death of a Vermont woman whom he believed had stolen drugs from him. The Rutland Herald reports before he was sentenced Tuesday, Frank Caraballo of Holyoke, Massachusetts, said he was guilty of dealing drugs in Brattleboro in 2011. But he said he didn't kill 30-year-old Melissa Barratt. A jury convicted him of ...
29, Oct 2014 - Nuclear waste storage plans being challanged by 3 states
The attorneys general of Vermont, New York and Connecticut are asking a federal appeals court to reverse a decision made by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission supporting storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste at reactor sites. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell told the Brattleboro Reformer he and his colleagues hoped an earlier court ruling would prompt the NRC to do a fuller ...
28, Oct 2014 - Vermont appeals spent fuel storage decision
BRATTLEBORO -- The attorneys general of Vermont, New York and Connecticut are calling upon the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to overturn a decision made by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission concerning the storage of spent nuclear fuel.
27, Oct 2014 - Defendants in Grega lawsuit file motion to dismiss
BRATTLEBORO -- Four men named as defendants in a lawsuit filed by a man imprisoned for 18 years in the murder of his wife filed for a motion to dismiss late on Wednesday afternoon. According to documents filed with the U.S. Federal Court for the District of Vermont, John Grega has "failed to allege any valid federal or state claim against William Pettengill, Dan Davis, Glen Gutting and
08, Oct 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Corrections Town Hall Meeting
The Vermont Department of Corrections has scheduled a Town Hall meeting via interactive television. The department plans to provide an overview from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday of the Second Chance Act Grant and an update on the efforts to establish pre-trial services. The commissioner will take comments and questions from the public. Participating Vermont Interactive Television locations include ...
08, Oct 2014 - Public golf course now in private hands
A Vermont public golf course is now in private hands after 100 years. The Brattleboro Country Club shareholders said in the summer they would be selling the publicly-held, 10-hole golf course and country club. John Judge and Melanie Boese of Vernon bought the property from shareholders last week. The price was not disclosed. Judge said he did not plan any changes for the immediate ...
08, Oct 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Battery factory shooter's request to move approved
A woman who shot and killed her boss at the former Eveready Battery factory in Bennington, Vermont, in 1991 is being allowed to move to another psychiatric facility. The Bennington Banner reports a judge approved the move Sept. 29 allowing 52-year-old Elizabeth Teague to be moved from the Brattleboro Retreat to the Middlesex Therapeutic Community Residence. The Vermont Department of Mental ...
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT 2 Vt. towns, dam owner to mediate hydro valuation
VERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont towns on the Connecticut River and the energy giant TransCanada are going to use a mediator as part of an effort to agree on the value of hydroelectric dams in Vernon and Rockingham so they can avoid a trial.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT May sentencing for Vermont man in niece's death
BURLINGTON (AP) - A Vermont man who pleaded guilty to charges he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and then killed his 12-year-old niece, avoiding a federal death penalty trial, is scheduled to be sentenced in May.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Judge orders man to Vermont for murder charge
MANCHESTER (AP) - The man charged with killing a Manchester golf professional in 1986 has been ordered back to Vermont to face trial.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Saxtons River man accused in estranged wife's death
Monday July 8, 2013 ROCKINGHAM -- The death of a New Hampshire woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks is a homicide, and an arrest warrant has been issued for her estranged husband in Vermont on a second-degree murder charge, authorities said Monday.
03, Apr 2014 - Windham, VT Training programs help police reduce racial profiling
Monday July 1, 2013 BRATTLEBORO -- The Rutland Police Department is a good example of a law enforcement agency that is making all of the right moves to reduce racial profiling, said Curtiss Reed, Jr., the executive director of the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, which offers bias-free policing training at law enforcement agencies around the state.
17, Nov 2011 - State appeals Vermont Yankee permit extension - Burlington Free Press
BRATTLEBORO — The state of Vermont says the owner of the Vermont ... s operating license that it is in compliance with the federal Clean Water Act. In documents filed Monday in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Vermont ...