State News

State fines North Springfield slaughterhouse

By Troy Shaheen, VTDigger Mercy for Animals, an animal protection group based in California, is calling for an investigation into Vermont Packinghouse for what it calls “unfair and deceptive business practices.” The advocacy group filed complaints last week with the […]

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Letter, Opinion

Gov. should support local control

Dear Editor, Our government is elected to support and further the well being and prosperity of its citizens. A high quality education system is essential for prosperity. Vermonters believe strongly that local control/decision making results in the highest quality schools, […]

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Letter, Opinion

Don’t close Black River School

Dear Editor, It takes a community to raise a child. Ludlow has been that community for generations. When my daughter began thinking about high school, Black River was her first choice even though we live in Springfield. Black River is […]

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Local News

Company seeks to buy five Vermont nursing homes

Genesis Healthcare, Inc., currently owns two nursing facilities in Rutland: Mountain View and Rutland Center By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org A publicly traded holding company from Pennsylvania is seeking approval from state regulators to buy up five nursing homes in Bennington, […]

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News Briefs

Father, son arrested after rash of burglaries

Vermont State Police-Rockingham Barracks have completed the investigation of numerous thefts and burglaries in the towns of Rockingham, Andover, Ludlow, Cavendish, Weathersfield, Springfield and West Windsor. The state police worked with police departments in Chester, Springfield, Weathersfield, Ludlow, and Newport, […]

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