March 16 — April 5, 2017

Chandler Selects New Executive Director

Chandler Selects New Executive Director

RANDOLPH — After an extensive search, Chandler is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Ayres of Burlington as their new Executive Director.  He replaces the year-long director, Katie Trautz, who stepped aside to raise a family. Ayres has been a non-profit administrator for more than twenty five years in Vermont. For a decade he […]

Troopers Collar Suspected Leader of Multistate Walmart Crime Ring

Troopers Collar Suspected Leader of Multistate Walmart Crime Ring

WILLIAMSTOWN — On March 26, troopers from the Middlesex barracks were advised of a gold-colored Toyota sedan traveling southbound in the area of Barre’s Exit 6 at a high rate of speed and passing on the shoulder. Troopers responded to the area but were unable to find the vehicle. Troopers were later advised that there […]

1 Taylor Street Update: Back To The Drawing Board?

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — City council members have learned the lead developer on the 1 Taylor Street multi modal transit system project has expressed concerns about a recent uptick in construction costs. These cost hikes could make the long anticipated transportation hub/housing project unprofitable for Redstone Development, a company that was going to build […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 11

Eleventh week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session March 22, 2017. State House Info – Cedar Creek Room Stained Glass Skylights. Interview segments with Rep. Topper McFaun, Sen. Claire Ayer, Rep. Betsy Dunn, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Rep. Helen Head. View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2017/video/209681595

VIDEO: Senator Bernie Sanders Town Hall March 17, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders Town Hall at Vermont Tech in Randolph Center, VT on Friday, March 17, 2017.  Opening remarks presented by Patricia Moulton, Interim President of Vermont Tech and introduction of Senator Sanders by Deema Al Namee, Vermont Tech Student Council President. Senator Sanders gave his perspective on the current political landscape and took questions […]

VIDEO: Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

The Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast paying tribute to Sen. William “Bill” Doyle Bill Moore, President of the CVCofC, made opening remarks and former Governor of Vermont, Jim Douglas, acted as emcee of the event.  Speakers included Senator Jeanette White, Vermont Historian Howard Coffin, and former Senator Vince Illuzzi. Bill Doyle spoke […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 10

Tenth week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session March 16, 2017. State House Info – “The Power of Water, The Power of Words” art installation. Interview segments with Sen. Alice Nitka, Sen. Peg Flory, Rep. Coach Christie, Rep. Kurt Wright with Holly Morehouse Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool, Rep. David Sharpe, Rep. Bill Canfield, Rep. […]

State Police Bust Local Suspected Heroin Dealers

NORTHFIELD — Vermont Drug Task Force troopers busted a man and a woman, both of Northfield, for dealing heroin March 24. Troopers from the Middlesex State Police barracks and the Vermont Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 119 Pleasant Street Apartment #1 in the town of Northfield, after three-month drug investigation. Prior to […]

Vermont Arts Council Executive Director to Step down on April 14

Vermont Arts Council Executive Director to Step down on April 14

MONTPELIER – The Vermont Arts Council announced today that Executive Director Alex Aldrich will step down April 14 after more than 20 years leading the nation’s only nonprofit state arts agency. “For many years, Alex has been at the center of arts funding and arts advocacy in Vermont,” said Bob Stannard, chair of the Vermont Arts Council […]

National Life Group Sets New Records For 2016 Sales, Earnings

MONTPELIER – National Life Group once again set records for earnings and sales in 2016, a year that also saw the company’s culture receive national attention. Mehran Assadi, the president and chief executive officer, said National Life set a number of historic milestones in 2016. “Across the board, top line and bottom line, we had yet […]