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In a 16-1 vote, state-paid deputy sheriffs voted to begin working toward a first contract with VSEA. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger

Vermont’s deputy sheriffs have voted to be represented by the Vermont State Employees’ Association some four months after earning the right to collectively bargain, the union announced on Monday. 

The 16-1 vote followed

A Burlington police cruiser is seen outside City Hall on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger

Last Monday, VTDigger reported on a convocation on “Crime and Punishment” in Burlington City Hall held by a group called “The Keep Vermont Safe Coalition.” I flattered myself by imagining they had borrowed the title from

The state’s courthouse in Brattleboro, where Windham Superior Court’s criminal and family divisions are housed. File photo by Mike Faher/VTDigger

Editor’s Note: Vermont State Police reported on Sept. 16 that they had arrested the wrong man in an attack on a construction worker in Rockingham two days earlier. Ryan Avery, 45, was cleared of all charges

A former Williston police officer who a prosecutor previously said had shown a “clear pattern of profiling and bias” has been permanently banned from obtaining certification to serve as a law enforcement officer in Vermont.  

However, exactly what Travis Trybulski did to warrant that ban has not been publicly spelled out.

After Trybulski signed a

Franklin County Superior Court building in St. Albans. File photo by Peng Chen/VTDigger

Four caregivers for vulnerable adults were charged following an investigation from the Medicaid fraud and residential abuse unit of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, according to court records. 

The charges were filed against two couples — David and Heather Mumley, who lived