Rep. Ron Hubert of Milton presents Milton's charter to the House of Representatives where it was approved and later signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin. (Photo courtesy of Don Turner)

Gov. makes Milton charter law

Gov. Peter Shumlin signed H.888 on May 9, making Milton’s proposed charter changes state law. The approval came after seven months of study that turned initially contentious conversations into a compromise. It was Milton’s first charter change since 2003, when …  Read more


Reps reflect on session

Another biennium at the Vermont legislature has come and gone, adjourning Saturday evening, May 11. We invited Milton and Georgia representatives to the House to reflect on this year’s session by asking the following questions: What bill are you most …  Read more

From L to R: Gov. Peter Shumlin, Sec. of Education Rebecca Holcombe and Sec. of Administration Jeb Spaulding discuss Lake Champlain, education, economic development and opiate abuse on Wednesday, May 14. The governor said much on his legislative platform was accomplished this session. (St. Albans Messenger photo)

A sit-down with Shumlin

ST. ALBANS — Gov. Peter Shumlin continued to tout the work of the Vermont Legislature this biennium in an interview with The St. Albans Messenger last Wednesday. The governor spoke about education, Lake Champlain, health care and reducing prison costs …  Read more

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