BC-VT--Vermont News Digest 1:30 pm, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 802-229-0577.
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MORRISTOWN, Vt. _ A temporary shelter for the homeless in Vermont’s Lamoille County is open for business while officials await permission to open a permanent winter shelter in a Hyde Park building that was donated by the sheriff’s department. Vermont Public Radio reports the Lamoille Community House is now operating out of a former hotel in Morristown’s Northgate Plaza. 300 words.
DEM REMOVAL-VERMONT: Planning is underway to remove a nearly century old dam from a Vermont waterway that feeds a tributary of the Winooski River.
OPIOID RESPONSE PLAN: A regional leadership team in Vermont has recommended a response plan to help combat the opioid crisis in Bennington.
RAPTOR-VEHICLE COLLISIONS: The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging drivers to be alert for hawks and owls that may be looking for food along roadsides this winter.
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