Hoffer Finds Rampant No-Bid Contracting in State Government; One Dead in Suspicious Northfield Fire

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State departments routinely bypass requirements that they go through a public bidding process before contracting with businesses.
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Monday, December 14, 2015


Hoffer Finds Rampant No-Bid Contracting in State Government


State departments routinely bypass requirements that they go through a public bidding process before contracting with businesses. That's according to a report from the office of state Auditor Doug Hoffer.

Seven Days, 12/14/15


One Dead in Suspicious Northfield Fire


Police are investigating a fire that broke out in a Northfield apartment building early Monday. One person died and another was transported to a Boston hospital with serious burns.

WCAX, 12/14/15


Reports: Gun From Paris Attacks Linked to Dealer With Vermont Facility


One of the guns used in the Paris terrorist attacks passed through the hands of Century International Arms, which has a large facility in Georgia, Vt.

Seven Days, 12/11/15


Crowded Radio Frequencies Complicate Emergency Communications


In some areas of the state, emergency responders are sending radio transmissions on the same frequency as other agencies — and even a taxi company.

Vermont Public Radio, 12/11/15


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Irasburg Howls Over Wind Turbine Plan


The fight between a wind developer and a Northeast Kingdom town has gotten personal.

Seven Days, 12/9/15


Gunshot Kills Pony in Highgate


Police are investigating the death of a pony after its owner found it dead in a field Sunday morning.

NECN, 12/13/15


Injured During Chase, State Police Dog to Retire


Vermont's longest-serving police dog gets to kick back and relax after being injured tracking a robbery suspect in September. He's served the Vermont State Police since 2005.

Burlington Free Press, 12/11/15


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