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MONTPELIER — Citing Maple Run Unified School District as an example, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Disability Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid sent a letter to the Agency of Education demanding that school police no longer be paid for with funds from school Medicaid Reinvestment Funds.

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ST ALBANS CITY — The city council on Monday heard from city resident Jack Nichol, owner of the Georgia-based company Canna-Trim, who urged council members to allow for a vote to approve retail cannabis in the community.

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MONTPELIER — A bill in the state House of Representatives proposes to change laws around recovery residences to enable their expansion throughout the state and ensure accessibility to individuals recovering from substance abuse.

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MONTGOMERY — Two petitions — one to allow ATVs on town roads and another to implement a special tax — are bringing issues struck down on Town Meeting Day back before voters in Montgomery, in a special election to be held on May 24.

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MONTPELIER — In a vote of 26 to four, the Vermont Senate on Friday passed Proposal 5, a constitutional amendment ensuring that “every Vermonter is afforded personal, reproductive liberty,” sending it straight to the House before voters potentially get a crack at it in Vermont’s 2022 general …

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MONTPELIER — The pension reform plan proposed by the House Government and Operations Committee has been halted in its tracks Friday after thousands of teachers took to the streets in protest this week.

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ST. ALBANS CITY — The closure of St. Albans’ YMCA childcare facility has brought the importance of accessible childcare to the forefront of local discussion. The facility closed its doors Wednesday, leaving many questioning what other resources there are in the area.

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ST. ALBANS — Even the wind couldn’t blow them away. Over 100 educators and staff dressed in Maple Run red flocked to an intersection near the Collins Perley Sports Complex on Tuesday hoisting massive signs calling for legislators to drop a proposal that educators say would hamstring their pensions.

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ST. ALBANS CITY — Since the state legalization of recreational cannabis in 2018, experts and entrepreneurs have been champing at the bit to make a little green off of green in the Green Mountains.

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On Town Meeting Day, voters in Montgomery and Richford will decide whether or not their municipalities should allow for recreational marijuana businesses to set up shop. What seems like a cut and dried issue to some is anything but.

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(StatePoint) For military members and their families stationed away and U.S. citizens living abroad, family and friends are vital connections to life back home. For the 2020 general election, those friends can be an important source of voting information, especially for young people voting f…