With tag: cities
A ‘Half-Step’ Toward Marijuana Legalization
By Patti Daniels
week's election energized supporters of marijuana legalization, with Colorado and Washington voters legalizing the drug in their states. In Burlington, voters passed a non-binding referendum with
70 percent of the vote in favor of legalizing, taxing and regulating cannabis
Brattleboro Retreat To Eliminate 31 Jobs
The Brattleboro Retreat
psychiatric hospital is cutting 31 jobs. The move comes two days after
unionized workers held an informational picket over what the union has
called deteriorating contract talks.
After Propane Leak, Barre Moves Polling Place
A propane leak in Barre has forced the evacuation of the city's polling place
at the Barre Auditorium, and city officials have moved the location to the Old Labor Hall on Granite Street.
Rutland Opens New Multi-Use Bike Path
By Nina Keck
Nearly 100 people gathered in Rutland early Saturday
morning to celebrate the opening of a new multi-use bike path in the city. It was the culmination of a 7 year-long
community wide effort launched during the city's Creative Economy Initiative.
Castleton Split Over Town Office
By Nina Keck
years Castleton's town offices were located in a historic building in
the heart of the village. But mold and other safety concerns forced a move into temporary quarters
last year. Local residents remain split over whether to build a new town office
or restore the old one and next Tuesday they'll vote on the issue.
Missing A Mannequin?
By Amy Kolb Noyes
call to police around 8 o'clock last night reported a naked man standing near exit three on Interstate
91, in Brattleboro.
Welch Talks Deficit In Campaign Stop
Peter Welch appears to be cruising to re-election. He's running for a fourth
term in Washington, and he says he wants Vermonters to know he remains
committed to promoting their interests.