Vermont agriculture is still largely dairy-based, but there’s a trend toward smaller farms and more diversity. As part of our series Vermont in Transition, we look at how farming is changing and what these changes say about the future of agriculture in Vermont.
The owners of Vermont Yankee have decided not to offer Vermont utilities a new deal on power.
Yankee faced a year-end deadline to come up with a new power contract. But the owners of the nuclear plant said the deal that’s already in place is good enough for now.
House Speaker Gaye Symington says her Republican opponent has committed ethical violations by charging the state for campaign expenses.
But Governor Douglas’ campaign brushes off the charge as a desperation tactic.
VPR’s John Dillon reports.
chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is frustrated that a judge won’t
talk about a case involving Michael Jacques (Jakes), the man accused of
kidnapping Brooke Bennett,
committee is holding hearings on possible changes to Vermont law following the kidnapping and murder of Bennett, a
12-year-old Braintree girl.
Patrick Leahy, who was the target of an anthrax attack seven years ago, says he
trusts that federal authorities have identified the person responsible.
Leahy, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he wants to know the
motivation behind the attacks, and if others were involved.
Vermont’s largest electric utility wants to spend $40 million
on new technology that will let the company and its customers use power more
Central Vermont Public Service says it’s one of the biggest investments
in company history.