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Vt. officials eye Vergennes to host juvenile facility

VERGENNES, Vt. (WCAX) - The state of Vermont may have found a new home for a long-planned juvenile justice facility. Seven Days reports that Vergennes will be the new home for the 14-bed facility. But that news comes as a surprise to people in Vergennes.

The Department for Children and Families will not confirm the newspaper report that they have selected Vergennes, however, the proposed site would be just up the road from the city center. Residents we spoke with say they feel like they should have been more included in the process.

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