Tropical Storm Irene forced the closure of the state hospital in Waterbury. The state plans to build a new hospital in Berlin. In the meantime dozens of mental health patients -- are scattered in facilities around Vermont.
The flood waters marked the end of a turbulent time for the state hospital over the 120 years it was open. The state plans to tear down the hospital this winter and this weekend people will gather to look at its legacy.
Kristin Carlson spoke with Representative Tom Stevens (D-Waterbury), one of the organizers of "Going to Waterbury: An Elegy."
Art Installation Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm (4 South)
NOTE: Governor Shumlin will make remarks at the art installation between 10-10:30 on Saturday
Public Forum: Saturday 11 am (courtyard next to 4 South)
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A mother and her five-old child were taken to Fletcher Allen Friday night after being hit by a car in Winooski. Police say the accident happened around 8-30 at the intersection of West Spring and NorthMore >>
A mother and her five-old child were taken to Fletcher Allen Friday night after being hit by a car in Winooski.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:16:40 GMT
Vt. State Police say a small plane has crashed on Interstate 89 north in Highgate. A state airport official confirms that a single-engine aerobatic plane was in the vicinity of the Franklin County StateMore >>
The pilot of a small plane parachuted to safety before his aircraft crashed on Interstate 89 north in Highgate Friday. More >>