Serhat Gumrukcu, 39, of Los Angeles, and Berk Eratay, 36, of Las Vegas, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a murder-for-hire conspiracy and the Jan. 6, 2018 kidnapping and death of Gregory Davis, a resident of Danville.
The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) announced today that it will immediately move to digitize its grievance system and create an independent investigative unit following recommendations from a new report by the State Auditor’s Office.
The discussion covered a wide range of issues, from efforts to privatize Medicare, the high cost of prescription drugs, long-term care, and the nursing workforce crisis, to corporate greed and support for dairy farmers. Vermonters also asked questions about climate change.
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) is beginning a public engagement process to identify opportunities to help Vermont chart a path forward to protect the long-term viability of forest-based businesses.
According to the 2017 USDA Census, there are 3,650 acres of Christmas tree production in Vermont across 70 farms with a crop worth more than $2.6 million. Many more Vermonters bring to market Christmas trees, wreaths, garland and other decorator items each year.
Seven towns or cities were selected at random for the 2022 General Election Audit: Burlington (Chittenden -13 District), Dover, Fair Haven, Mt. Tabor, Newport City, Richford, and Waitsfield.
Secretary of State Jim Condos announced the date and towns included in the post-election audit of 2022 Vermont General Election results, which will occur on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Pavilion Auditorium in Montpelier, starting at 9 a.m.
The Agency of Education announced today the creation of a Family Engagement Council to advise Secretary of Education Dan French on education policy and topics of interest to parents in Vermont.
“Operations like this disrupt the supply of deadly and addictive drugs, take illegal guns off the street, and hold drug dealers accountable for poisoning Vermonters for profit,” Gov. Phil Scott said.
“Flooding is our state’s most common natural disaster,” said DEC Commissioner John Beling. “To protect both people and infrastructure, we work to reduce the risk of flooding and damage. This proactive planning improves our state’s flood resilience – or our ability to quickly recover.”
“We are excited and grateful that Lawrence Reed, Matthew Strong and M. Myers Mermel have joined our organization,” EAI President Meg Hansen wrote. “Here’s to strengthening our collaborative efforts to advance our institute’s mission and vision!”
With winter construction season underway, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) wants to remind Vermonters about additional requirements to help protect the state’s waterways.