ST. JOHNSBURY -- Despite local economic concerns voiced by two residents Monday, the St. Johnsbury Board of Selectmen in a split vote busted the budget for a new assistant public works director by $5,000.
As many know, criminal charges were brought against two school administrators -- a colleague and me -- last summer. The charges stemmed from an alleged violation of 33 V.S.A. Â§ 4913, Vermont's often-called 'mandated reporter' law. Nearly a year after these proceedings were first initiated, both cases have now been dismissed, but the history and experience exposes a need to address, reform and clarify this law and its administration.
Margaret Anna Savage Carr passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the gentle, loving care of the staff at The Morrison Nursing Home in Whitefield, N.H. Family and friends kept constant vigil as she was tenderly eased to eternal life.