Radio Free Vermont: Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Discarded water heater a hot holiday gift in Kingston (PA)

You might be a redneck if ...

Judge Protects WCAX's 'Red Sox Riot' Tapes

The tape was subpoenaed by Chittenden County State’s Attorney Robert Simpson, who argued that it was needed by prosecutors in order to identify students who committed crimes during the riot.

Frigid Weather Strikes Champlain Valley

It was another subzero start to the morning Tuesday, making life tough for everyone.

Rochester's Little Electric Company Sold To VEC Co-op

One of only a few small privately owned utilities left in Vermont, the Rochester Electric Power Company (RELPCO), has agreed to sell all of its operating assets and business to Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC) of Johnson.

Teenager Facing Two Charges Of Manslaughter In Fatal Crash

"A 15-year-old boy is being tried as an adult for manslaughter, accused of crashing a sports car Aug. 24 in Westmore, killing two teenage passengers"

Guard families debate whether to stay or go

The chance to see beloved Guard soldiers one last time before their departure for the Middle East left hundreds of Vermonters with a difficult decision to make in very little time.

Some said they had to go. Costs be damned, they jumped at the chance, bought bus tickets, booked flights, rented vans and headed south to military training facilities in Mississippi and Texas. Others took a deep breath and said no. They cringed at memories still painful and fresh from wrenching departures on deployment days.

Vermont-Quebec border a marijuana smuggling point

Quebec Gold even corrupts customs officials ....

Former Vermont politician heads to United Nations

Peter Smith takes new position as assistant director-general for education at UNESCO.

As we last new, he was/is a CFR member, by the way...