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Editorial Roundup: New England

Dec. 03, 2021 16:24 PM EST

Portland Press Herald. December 1, 2021. Editorial: Some of our state’s most serious crimes go unreported The rate of offenses continues to fall in Maine, but that figure doesn’t say it all. There’s a lot to learn from...

3 arrested in connection with fentanyl-laced marijuana

Dec. 02, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in Brattleboro in connection with marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl, police said. Last month, Brattleboro police responded to a report of an overdose and revived the patient using CPR and the...

Police warn of Fentanyl-laced marijuana after overdose

Nov. 22, 2021 16:40 PM EST

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police are warning Vermonters of Fentanyl-laced marijuana, which led to an overdose over the weekend. Brattleboro Police said that they received a report of an overdose Saturday and used CPR and several doses of Naloxone to revive the...

Vermont to use COVID money to move vulnerable mobile homes

Oct. 11, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is hoping to use $5 million in COVID-19 relief funds to help buy out and move mobile homes in areas at risk of flooding. The plan builds on lessons learned during flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, and aims to assist...

Brattleboro museum could buy its long-time home from town

Oct. 10, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont museum could buy its long-time home in a former railroad depot from the town that owns it. The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center could soon own Union Station, constructed in 1915, which it has leased from the town for $1-a-year for...

Vermont psychiatric hospital requiring vaccines after cases

Oct. 08, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — The Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital is telling its employees they must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 18 or they will lose their jobs. The organization-wide mandate that was issued Wednesday comes after an unvaccinated staff...

Brattleboro denounces racism aimed at new Black police chief

Sep. 22, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt (AP) — Brattleboro officials denounced racism after a person on Facebook posted racist memes and comments aimed at Vermont's first Black woman police chief. The Brattleboro Police Department said the racist comments were sent by a single person on...