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Stories with place: Barre
  • Vermont ex-worker released after not guilty plea 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:09 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - A former Vermont state worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that she embezzled more than $50,000 while working as a claims examiner and that she used some of the money to buy a boat, a vehicle, firearms and other merchandise.

  • Number of Vermonters without health care unclear 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 3:51 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - It won't be known for several months how many people who looked at buying health insurance through Vermont Health Connect determined it was too expensive and decided to go without, Vermont officials said Monday.

  • Firefighter charged with embezzling from union 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:35 am
  • BARRE, Vermont - The president of the local firefighters union in Barre, Vermont, has been accused of embezzling funds from the organization.

  • Shumlin appoints Walz new Vermont House member 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:14 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Tommy Walz of Barre to fill the Vermont House seat left vacant by the recent resignation of Rep. Tess Taylor.

  • States rebel against powerful new painkiller 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:53 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - State officials around the country are rebelling over a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health authorities fear could worsen the nation's deadly scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse.

  • Vermont restricting access to powerful painkillers 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:46 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - The state is restricting access to a new class of narcotic painkillers that law enforcement and public health officials across the country fear could worsen drug abuse, officials announced Thursday.

  • Vt. Foodbank gets new chief operations officer 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:49 am
  • BARRE, Vermont - The Vermont Foodbank has a new chief operations officer.