U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Labor awarded $4.3 million to a St. Albans-based nonprofit, Vermont Associates for Training and Development, to expand their efforts to provide job training and employment services for low-income seniors. Continue reading “SANDERS: $4.3 MILLION TO BOOST ST. ALBANS JOB TRAINING”
According to the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, buyers of meat from Gregory Finch’s Vermont’s Family Farm in Enosburgh thought they were buying anti-biotic free Vermont pork, and consumers paid a premium price for it. But Finch cannot prove his pigs were born and raised in Vermont or were anti-biotic free for their entire lives – and the Attorney General’s evidence indicates otherwise. So Finch, who is no longer farming or living in Vermont, and the Attorney General have settled for a civil penalty of over $140,000. “Vermonters are willing to pay extra for meat raised in Vermont. We won’t let their money pad the pockets of those making fake claims,” said Attorney General Bill Sorrell. Continue reading “ENOSBURGH FARMER SOLD OUT OF STATE MEAT AS “VERMONT GROWN””
The list is out- the lucky, hardworking football players that have been chosen for this year’s North/South football game.
This year nine local players will have the honor to play in the game. Continue reading “9 LOCALS TO PLAY IN NORTH/SOUTH GAME”
Aiden Pickener, 17, of St. Albans was charged with 13 sex-related crimes on Monday.
According to court files, Pickener is accused of sexually assaulting at least one teen at BFA.
Leaving out the lewd details, if the allegations are correct, Pickener repeatedly texted explicit images as well as touching himself in class and making gestures to the young females involved. Continue reading “ST. ALBANS TEEN CHARGED WITH 13 SEX CRIMES”
The Vermont Republican Party has filed a complaint against the Democrats, including the Democratic candidate for Governor, Sue Minter.
Planned Parenthood’s Political Action Committee allegedly conspired with Minter, as well as other Democrats. Continue reading “GOP FILES COMPLAINT AGAINST DEMOCRATS”
On Wednesday, October 19th between 1pm and 3pm, an exercise of the Vermont Amber Alert System will be conducted by the Department of Public Safety. This exercise will test various components of Vermont’s Continue reading “STATE TO TEST AMBER ALERT TOMORROW”
A service has been announced for Christian Regan, the teen killed in a bicycling accident Friday afternoon in Highgate Springs.
According to the funeral home handling the arrangements for the family, there will be a service at The Church of the Continue reading “SERVICES ANNOUNCED FOR TEEN CYCLING CRASH VICTIM”
A Swanton man was arrested by Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Sunday afternoon after running a stop sign.
According to a press release, Taylor Raymond was driving with a criminally suspended license. Continue reading “STOP SIGN VIOLATION LEADS TO ARREST”
If what the Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is correct, 21-year-old Nicholas Cosentino caused a crash on Friday morning in Johnson while he was driving under the influence of alcohol. Continue reading “DUI CRASH IN JOHNSON”
Police have charged a Georgia man with DUI after he allegedly crashed his vehicle Friday night on Sodom Road.
Robert Mackenzie, 62, of Georgia was not with the vehicle when rescue crews arrived, but police say they did manage to connect him as the driver of the vehicle. Continue reading “GEORGIA MAN CHARGED WITH DUI”