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Vermont News: Attorney General Releases Findings of Investigation of Reported Crimes Committed Against Former Vermont State Representative Kiah Morris and Her Family

AG Donovan launches statewide reporting system to identify and address bias incidents and announces series of community forums BENNINGTON, VT – Jan. 15, 2019 – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced in Bennington yesterday that the Vermont Attorney General’s Office finished its independent investigation and review of the reported crimes committed against former Vermont State … Continue reading Vermont News: Attorney General Releases Findings of Investigation of Reported Crimes Committed Against Former Vermont State Representative Kiah Morris and Her Family

Vermont News: Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station sold to Northstar; environmental clean-up to commence pursuant to agreement with state regulators

Montpelier, VT – Jan. 13, 2019 – Friday, the NorthStar Group Services (NorthStar) became the new owner of the Vermont Yankee  Nuclear Power Station (VYNPS). Under its ownership, NorthStar will commence decommissioning and environmental clean-up work at the facility on an expedited timeline, which will allow the site to become available for reuse decades earlier … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station sold to Northstar; environmental clean-up to commence pursuant to agreement with state regulators

Vermont News: Vermont State Police Trooper Will Not Be Prosecuted for October 18, 2018 Non-Fatal Shooting in Pownal

Montpelier, VT – Attorney General Thomas J. Donovan announced yesterday that his Office has reviewed the officer involved shooting incident that occurred on October 18, 2018 in Pownal, Vermont.  The Office is declining to prosecute Vermont State Police Trooper Thomas Sandberg for charges related to the non-fatal shooting of Bernard D. Rougeau, Jr.  In reaching … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont State Police Trooper Will Not Be Prosecuted for October 18, 2018 Non-Fatal Shooting in Pownal

Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

MONTPELIER, VT – Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that four State agencies established a working group to study the opportunities and challenges presented by Blockchain technology.  In addition to the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), the Secretary of State, and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) will make up … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

Vermont News: Vermont Man, Hilary Denault-Reynolds Sentenced For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Hilary Denault-Reynolds, 53, formerly of St. Albans, Vermont, was sentenced on October 22, 2018, in United States District Court in Rutland, Vermont, to serve seven years in prison after his guilty plea to one count each of distribution of … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Man, Hilary Denault-Reynolds Sentenced For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

U.S. Political News: Vermont Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Advisory Memorandum on Housing Discrimination

VERMONT – The Vermont Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has issued a Memorandum examining housing discrimination in the state and whether the state is meeting its fair housing obligations.  The Committee decided to study these issues after Vermont Legal Aid released a 2014 report documenting such discrimination.  In its report, Vermont Legal Aid described a large … Continue reading U.S. Political News: Vermont Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Advisory Memorandum on Housing Discrimination

Vermont News: Mexican and Honduran Men Sentenced for their Roles in Smuggling and Transporting Fourteen Illegal Aliens in Derby, Vermont

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that two persons have been sentenced for their respective roles in the smuggling and transporting of fourteen illegal aliens who traveled on foot from Quebec to Derby, Vermont in October 2017. The two defendants are Alberto Alvarado-Castro, 30, a Mexican … Continue reading Vermont News: Mexican and Honduran Men Sentenced for their Roles in Smuggling and Transporting Fourteen Illegal Aliens in Derby, Vermont

WASHINGTON News: FEDERAL INMATE, Donald Fell PLEADS GUILTY AND RECEIVES LIFE SENTENCE FOR 2000 CARJACKING, KIDNAPPING AND MURDER IN VERMONT

WASHINGTON – A federal inmate formerly residing in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty today to murder, carjacking and kidnapping, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan for the District of Vermont. Donald Fell, 38, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to a federal indictment arising from … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: FEDERAL INMATE, Donald Fell PLEADS GUILTY AND RECEIVES LIFE SENTENCE FOR 2000 CARJACKING, KIDNAPPING AND MURDER IN VERMONT