Two parents are accused of leaving a 2-year-old in a car when temperatures were below freezing while they skied at a Vermont resort where they also worked. Killington police received a report of a child left alone in a car on Feb. 8 and stopped a couple while they were driving away from the Killington Resort. Police said they eventually admitted they had left the child in the car while they skied and said they checked on the child after each run. Police said ski resort records show they rode the ski lift ten times and that it was 28 degrees fahrenheit and windy outside. Both parents were charged with cruelty to a child and one was also charged with a DUI. Police siad that child welfare agencies in Vermont and New York are aware of the charges.
- The Vermont Legislature has given final approval to a charter change in Brattleboro that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in municipal elections.
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