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1) Update: Williamstown remains identified
2 Dec 2018 at 3:59am
According to Vermont state police, The Chief Medical Examiner's Office has positively identified the jawbone through dental records as that of Michael Webber. Webber, 29, was reported missing to the Barre City Police Department after he was last seen March 16, 2018.
Ceres returns to Vermont Statehouse dome
1 Dec 2018 at 2:11am
It was a festive day at the Statehouse Friday as the goddess of agriculture reclaimed her spot atop the golden dome. More than 1,000 people gathered at the Statehouse.
3) Montpelier man identified as suspect in 'Whitey' Bulger prison murder
20 Nov 2018 at 9:22pm
A former Montpelier man serving time in federal prison has been named as a suspect in the murder of notorious mobster James "Whitey" Bulger. The New York Times reports Sean McKinnon was one of four suspects identified by prison officials at the Hazelton penitentiary in West Virginia where Bulger was killed last month.
Board of Education members defend timing of SVSU vote
17 Nov 2018 at 3:10am
Members of the state Board of Education on Friday defended the timing of their vote to move Arlington and Sandgate into the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, saying that it was time to make a decision, despite calls from both involved superintendents for an opportunity to study the idea. The state board voted Thursday at its meeting in Barre to make the Arlington and Sandgate school districts part of the SVSU as of July 1, 2021.
Page 32: Short Takes on Five Vermont Books
15 Nov 2018 at 9:41am
Seven Days writers can't possibly read, much less review, all the books that arrive in a steady stream by post, email and, in one memorable case, a parliament of great horned owls. So this monthly feature is our way of introducing you to a handful of books by Vermont authors.