has found six Massachusetts women guilty of trespassing at the
Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to protest the continued operation
of the reactor. The women, who range in age from 69 to 93, represented themselves in court.
The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq means the end of weekly anti-war protests for one
central Vermont couple. But other activists say they’ll continue to stage
demonstrations until all U.S. soldiers come home from Afghanistan and other conflicts.
Vermont lawmakers want to accelerate appeals of acontroversial wind project in Lowell because they worry it could lose federal taxsubsidies if it’s delayed. Butopponents of the Green Mountain Power development say their appeal rights couldbe violated if the bill passes.