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Head scratcher: Marshals say photos would invade Vt. killer’s privacy

The U.S. Marshals Service says the privacy rights of a man who pleaded guilty to the 2008 kidnap, rape and murder of his 12-year-old niece far outweigh the rights of taxpayers to see the man they will pay to keep behind bars for the rest of his life.

Handling of garage project roils tiny Mount Holly, Vt.

An ongoing fracas over plans for a new town garage in Mount Holly, a town of 1,237 between Killington and Okemo mountains in Vermont, illustrates the challenge to the public process inherent with the attitude and relationships of small New England towns. The Select Board proceeded with planning the garage – and whether the discussion and planning was in the open, in publicly posted meetings is up for debate – up to the point where it went to bid this spring.