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BURLINGTON, Vt | Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Nurses at Vermont’s largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike. The strike of 1,800 nurses from the University of Vermont Medical Center ended at 7 a.m. Saturday after 48 hours. Hospital administrators brought in outside nurses during the strike and say most hospital operations were unaffected by it. … Continue reading BURLINGTON, Vt | Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont | Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry’s over eco-friendly claims

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry’s alleging the ice cream company misleads consumers about its environmental practices. Vermont Public Radio reports a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Superior Court of the District of Columbia by the Organic Consumers Association claims Unilever, the parent company of Ben … Continue reading SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont | Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry’s over eco-friendly claims

Vermont News: Harley Davidson Donated with Proceeds from Vermont Governor Scott Inaugural Gala Raises $35,000 Through Raffle

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced he will oversee the drawing of the winning raffle ticket for a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Saturday, June 30 at Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction.  Scott purchased the motorcycle using funds raised at his inaugural gala through Vermonters United to Help, a 501 (c)(3) … Continue reading Vermont News: Harley Davidson Donated with Proceeds from Vermont Governor Scott Inaugural Gala Raises $35,000 Through Raffle

Vermont News: Daniel Burgess Imprisoned For Securities Fraud

Vermont – The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Daniel Burgess, 51, of Stowe, was sentenced in United States District Court in Rutland to 24 months of imprisonment following his guilty plea to a charge of wire fraud. Chief U.S. District Judge Geoffrey Crawford also ordered that Burgess serve a three-year … Continue reading Vermont News: Daniel Burgess Imprisoned For Securities Fraud

Vermont News: District of Vermont Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster Recognized at DOJ’s Director’s Awards Ceremony

Vermont – Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont was one of 162 members of the Department of Justice recognized by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director James Crowell, IV at the 34th Director’s Awards Ceremony today … Continue reading Vermont News: District of Vermont Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster Recognized at DOJ’s Director’s Awards Ceremony

Vermont News: Vermont’s Multidisciplinary Human Trafficking Task Force Partnerships Formalized

Vermont  – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Vermont are pleased to announce that on June 7, 2018, the Vermont Human Trafficking Task Force (VT HTTF) executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) contractually implementing the state’s multidisciplinary approach … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont’s Multidisciplinary Human Trafficking Task Force Partnerships Formalized

Vermont News: Majority Leadership Demonstrates Commitment to raising tax rates in year state has revenue surplus

MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s Communications Director Rebecca Kelley today issued the following statement: “The Governor is open to a newly-proposed budget if legislative leaders keep their commitment to remove all ‘major points of dispute’ related to property tax rates.  Unfortunately, they did not do what they said they would do. “Earlier this … Continue reading Vermont News: Majority Leadership Demonstrates Commitment to raising tax rates in year state has revenue surplus

Vermont News: Former Senior Living Facility Resident, Betty Miller Pleads Guilty to Possession of Ricin

VERMONT – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Betty Miller, 70, formerly of Shelburne, Vermont, pled guilty Friday, May 18th to a one count superseding information charging her with knowingly possessing Ricin in violation of 18 U.S.C. §175b(c).  Miller’s plea came pursuant to a plea agreement filed … Continue reading Vermont News: Former Senior Living Facility Resident, Betty Miller Pleads Guilty to Possession of Ricin