The grandparents of two children are suing the state’s Department for Children and Families for ignoring what they say are dozens of reports of the children’s abuse and for failing to step in and protect them. The suit alleges that the department ignored more than 30 reports from multiple people about the children’s abuse, failed … Read moreSuit claims DCF failed to protect children from years of abuse.
Posted Monday, October 28, 2019 8:09 pmBy Susan Smallheer, Brattleboro Reformer BRATTLEBORO — Tom Costello has organized programs in Brattleboro on the Civil War, the Vietnam War and now the War on Terror. Costello, a Brattleboro lawyer and the commander of Brattleboro’s American Legion Post 5, said this Saturday’s “War on Terror” Veterans Recognition Day … Read more‘War on Terror’timely subject of veterans recognition program
SPRINGFIELD—Russell Grochowik was asleep when he heard what sounded like water rushing from his bathroom the morning of Dec. 17. Read more.
A lawsuit alleges that a Vermont inmate undergoing drug withdrawal and placed in solitary confinement died from lack of proper medical care. Click here to read more.
SWANTON, Vt. —In 2016 a Vermont inmate died while in the custody of the Department of Corrections. A wrongful death lawsuit filed by his estate and 11-year-old daughter is shedding new light on how it may have happened. Read more.
A Vermont prison inmate was placed in solitary confinement for drug withdrawal and died for want of adequate medical care, his family alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Read more.
NEWFANE — A West Dover business owner is suing the North Branch Fire District No. 1 over a wastewater allocation he claims was unfairly taken away from him. Read more.
“The fundamental issue as it relates to Whitingham is that they are paying very high taxes as if they have a Cadillac of a school, when in fact their school offers less than comparable schools in comparable towns,” said Brattleboro-based attorney James Valente, who represents the plaintiffs. Click here to read more
NEWFANE — In a case over education funding, the state did not object to a chart submitted to the court showing Whitingham as one of the top three spenders. But the plaintiffs’ attorneys look at it as just one piece of the puzzle. Click here to read more