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February 08, 2014

The Weekly 7: This Week in Vermont News

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Each weekday, Seven Days scans the news across the Vermont media landscape to find the smartest, best and most compelling stories. We bundle them up in an email and send them out to our subscribers early each afternoon. It's called the Daily 7.

So which Vermont news stories are you reading? And which should you be reading? Here are the stories you clicked on most from this week's editions of the Daily 7:

 

#1Disharmony on Prospect Street: A Dispute Between Neighbors Strikes a Sour Note
By Alicia Freese, Seven Days — Wednesday, February 5

A feud between neighbors over a Burlington man's home guitar workshop has gone on for a year and a half and could reach the Vermont Supreme Court.

 

#2 Potent Synthetic Being Sold as Heroin Causes Three Vermont Deaths
By Taylor Dobbs, Vermont Public Radio — Thursday, February 6

The Department of Health says three people in Addison County died after overdosing on what they thought was heroin but was actually the prescription painkiller Fentanyl.

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January 31, 2014

The Weekly 7: This Week in Vermont News

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Each weekday, Seven Days scans the news across the Vermont media landscape to find the smartest, best and most compelling stories. We bundle them up in an email and send them out to our subscribers early each afternoon. It's called the Daily 7.

So which Vermont news stories are you reading? And which should you be reading? Here are the stories you clicked on most from this week's editions of the Daily 7:

 

#1Allegations Against Vermont Public Television CEO at Heart of Board Intrigue
By Paul Heintz, Seven Days Off Message — Tuesday, January 28

The Vermont Public Television board of directors allegedly met in secret to discuss allegations of harassment and questionable fundraising against president and CEO John King.

 

#2 Vermont Amber Alert Ends With Mother’s Arrest in Lyme
By Maggie Cassidy, Valley News — Wednesday, January 29

A Manchester woman considered "unstable and volatile" was arrested late Monday night for allegedly taking her 12-year-old son from foster care. The boy's sister told the Valley News that he wasn't in danger.

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January 24, 2014

The Weekly 7: This Week in Vermont News

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Each weekday, Seven Days scans the news across the Vermont media landscape to find the smartest, best and most compelling stories. We bundle them up in an email and send them out to our subscribers early each afternoon. It's called the Daily 7.

So which Vermont news stories are you reading? And which should you be reading? Here are the stories you clicked on most from this week's editions of the Daily 7:

 

#1 Downton the Tubes: Vermont Public Television Faces Federal Inquiry and Staff Revolt
By Paul Heintz, Seven Days — Wednesday, January 22

Vermont Public Television could be fined or lose Corporation for Public Broadcasting support over allegations of board misconduct. Staffers want two board leaders to resign. See the latest update to the story here.

 

#2 Fox's Widower, Michael Sirotkin, Expresses "Interest" in Her Senate Seat
By Paul Heintz, Seven Days Off Message — Wednesday, January 22

Lobbyist Michael Sirotkin told Democratic Party officials that he's interested in the Chittenden County state senate seat opened by the death of his wife, Sally Fox. Ultimately his name was one of three recommended; Gov. Peter Shumlin will make the final decision.

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January 17, 2014

The Weekly 7: This Week in Vermont News

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Each weekday, Seven Days scans the news across the Vermont media landscape to find the smartest, best and most compelling stories. We bundle them up in an email and send them out to our subscribers early each afternoon. It's called the Daily 7.

So which Vermont news stories are you reading? And which should you be reading? Here are the stories you clicked on most from this week's editions of the Daily 7:

(Editor's note: The Weekly 7 replaces the Scoreboard, our weekly roundup of winners and losers in Vermont news and politics. We hope you agree it's a winning move.) 

 

#1 Slain Teen's Mother Fights Involuntary Hospitalization
By Mike Donoghue, Burlington Free Press — Sunday, January 12

The mother of an Essex teen killed last month in an apparent murder-suicide says she is being held against her will in the psychiatric ward of Fletcher Allen Health Care.

 

#2 Barn Fire in Richmond
By Judy Simpson, WCAX — Monday, January 13

No one was hurt in an early morning fire in Richmond that destroyed a barn full of vegetables and closed a section of Route 2.

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