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Former assistant judge under investigation

Three candidates will face off in general election for two Windham County ‘side judges’

Vermont State Police have confirmed they are investigating Patricia Duff, a former Windham County assistant judge who resigned earlier this summer.

State police spokesperson Adam Silverman declined to address the reason for the probe. News of the investigation was first reported by the Brattleboro Reformer.

Joyce McKeeman, an assistant judge in Orange County and the president of the Vermont Association of County Judges, told VTDigger in an Aug. 18 email that “the underlying allegations against [Duff] were related to financial irregularities.”

She declined to comment further.

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Former assistant judge under investigation

Three candidates will face off in general election for two Windham County ‘side judges’

Vermont State Police have confirmed they are investigating Patricia Duff, a former Windham County assistant judge who resigned earlier this summer. State police spokesperson Adam Silverman declined to address the reason for the probe. News of the investigation was first reported by the Brattleboro Reformer. Joyce McKeeman, an assistant...

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Windham County side judge won’t seek reelection

Retiring State Rep. Carolyn Partridge seeks appointment to fill term of Patricia Duff, who has resigned

An assistant judge from Windham County who will appear on the Aug. 9 primary ballot said she has dropped out of the race following her resignation from the post earlier this month. Democrat Patricia Duff, who's held the role since 2006, said three bouts with COVID-19 and associated health...

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