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Local lawmakers respond to end of single-payer plan

Shumlin pulls plug on single-payer: Lawmakers react to governor's health-care decision
12/20/2014 02:12 PM EST
BRATTLEBORO >> In the wake of Gov. Peter Shumlin's decision to pull the plug on publicly financed health care, many Windham County legislators made their feelings clear with words like "disheartened," "deflated" and "surprised. 
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Public hearing set for proposed Brattleboro charter change
12/21/2014 11:47 AM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> Brattleboro voters will be asked to consider a series of proposed charter amendments during the Town Meeting Day election on March 3. Full Story

 
 
 
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Local lawmakers respond to end of single-payer plan

Shumlin pulls plug on single-payer: Lawmakers react to governor's health-care decision
12/20/2014 02:12 PM EST
BRATTLEBORO >> In the wake of Gov. Peter Shumlin's decision to pull the plug on publicly financed health care, many Windham County legislators made their feelings clear with words like "disheartened," "deflated" and "surprised. 
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Public hearing set for proposed Brattleboro charter change
12/21/2014 11:47 AM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> Brattleboro voters will be asked to consider a series of proposed charter amendments during the Town Meeting Day election on March 3. Full Story

Vernon prolongs police cruiser sale
12/19/2014 08:34 PM EST - VERNON >> The debate over whether to close Vernon's police department lasted roughly two months earlier this year. Full Story

Hermitage Club plans raise concerns for neighbors
12/19/2014 08:34 PM EST - WILMINGTON >> An abutter to development planned on the Hermitage Club's east tract wondered whether his property value would go down and whether the chances of burglary would increase with more people in the neighborhood. Full Story

Man avoids prison in Brattleboro cruelty case
12/19/2014 11:47 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The case against Kerri Nicholas started in 2012 with an injured child and five criminal charges. Full Story

Ice fishing safety tips
12/19/2014 08:13 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Ice fishing is a winter activity enjoyed by entire families, but precautions must be taken in order to keep everyone safe. Full Story

Post 37 objects to rumors, nasty comments
12/19/2014 11:51 PM EST - BELLOWS FALLS >> Some members of Pierce Lawton Post 37 American Legion addressed the municipality's governing boards Tuesday to say they were greatly offended last week by the inaction of the Bellows Falls trustees and what they perceived as disrespect to military veterans. Full Story

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Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
Good news from Tom Brokaw: His cancer is in remission

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission. The veteran NBC newsman announced Sunday that, after months of chemotherapy, he soon will begin a drug maintenance program. Full Story