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A life in recovery: From getting thrown out of Dunkin' Donuts to becoming a lead barista - BurlingtonFreePress.com

A life in recovery: From getting thrown out of Dunkin' Donuts to becoming a lead barista  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Melissa Cohen is one of thousands of Vermonters in recovery from opioid addiction. This is the story of her struggles, her sobriety and the job that's helped her ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Healthy Living manager: Why we hire people in recovery at our market in South Burlington - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Healthy Living manager: Why we hire people in recovery at our market in South Burlington  BurlingtonFreePress.com

'Why we hire' is a series written by managers and business owners who offer jobs to people in addiction recovery. This week, Stan Ballard wrote about one of ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Resources for Vermonters and their families who are seeking recovery from addiction - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Resources for Vermonters and their families who are seeking recovery from addiction  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont offers people hoping to get into recovery a myriad of ways to get connected to services.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Vermont and federal officials to verify flood damage - Raleigh News & Observer

Vermont and federal officials to verify flood damage  Raleigh News & Observer

The state of Vermont says it will be working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to verify damaged caused by last week's flooding.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:01 am


A Catholic convent in Vermont's largest city is closing - Valley News

A Catholic convent in Vermont's largest city is closing  Valley News

BURLINGTON (AP) — A Vermont convent for a Catholic religious order will close its doors.The Sisters of Mercy, who have served in Vermont for 145 years, are ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:39 am


Dr Brett Rusch brings proven experience to Vermont and NH veterans - Vermont Biz

Dr Brett Rusch brings proven experience to Vermont and NH veterans  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed Brett D. Rusch, MD, as the new Director of White River Junction VA Medical ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:37 am


Woolf: What can be done to reverse Vermont’s population decline? - vtdigger.org

Woolf: What can be done to reverse Vermont’s population decline?  vtdigger.org

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Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:35 am


Rosanne Greco: The F-35 and nuclear capability - vtdigger.org

Rosanne Greco: The F-35 and nuclear capability  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by retired Air Force Col. Rosanne Greco, who spent 30 years on active duty in the Air Force, including as a delegate to four ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:59 am


Vermont man killed in motorcycle crash - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Vermont man killed in motorcycle crash  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Police don't yet know what caused Corey Sears to travel off the road.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:26 am


Vermont Wild book series could go to TV - WCAX

Vermont Wild book series could go to TV  WCAX

A Vermont book series could be going Hollywood! Our Galen Ettlin spoke with the author of Vermont Wild about the possibility.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:15 pm


Vermont to crack down on illegal sign placement - WCAX

Vermont to crack down on illegal sign placement  WCAX

Lawmakers are planning to crack down on all signs placed in state rights of way.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:18 pm


Tuesday's Vermont sports scores and Wednesday's schedule - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Tuesday's Vermont sports scores and Wednesday's schedule  BurlingtonFreePress.com

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:32 pm


Vermont regulators, lawmakers probe E-911 weaknesses - WNYT

Vermont regulators, lawmakers probe E-911 weaknesses  WNYT

Vermont state regulators and lawmakers are looking into weaknesses with the state's E-911 system that allows residents to call for emergency help.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:00 pm


VPR Wins "Overall Excellence" Regional Edward R. Murrow Award - Vermont Public Radio

VPR Wins "Overall Excellence" Regional Edward R. Murrow Award  Vermont Public Radio

Vermont Public Radio has received the award for overall excellence and won five other 2019 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, the Radio Television Digital.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:48 pm


PAI: Invest in Vermont, tax the tax cut - Vermont Biz

PAI: Invest in Vermont, tax the tax cut  Vermont Biz

Public Assets Institute Legislators in Montpelier are getting close to the end of the session, but they're still in search of that elusive prey: revenue. According to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:03 pm


Vermont officials celebrate new medical building | State - Caledonian Record

Vermont officials celebrate new medical building | State  Caledonian Record

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Construction has started on a new medical center building in the Vermont city of Rutland.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:48 pm


Bernie Sanders wants to let felons to vote in prison - here's how it works in Vermont - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Bernie Sanders wants to let felons to vote in prison - here's how it works in Vermont  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont is one of two states that never take away the right to vote when someone is convicted of a serious crime. Here's how it works.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:38 pm


All-Maine forward plans to continue basketball career at Vermont - Bangor Daily News

All-Maine forward plans to continue basketball career at Vermont  Bangor Daily News

Nick Fiorillo , a two-time Bangor Daily News All-Maine first-team forward from Scarborough High School, plans to continue his basketball career at the University ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:27 pm


4/20: The past and present of UVM's spring tradition - Vermont Cynic

4/20: The past and present of UVM's spring tradition  Vermont Cynic

UVM's annual 4/20 celebration entered a new era as cannabis possession was legalized in Vermont four decades after the event began. Even though ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:03 pm


Vermont House moves to raise tobacco age to 21 - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Vermont House moves to raise tobacco age to 21  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Lawmakers supported Senate Bill 86 by a 124-14 margin.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:49 pm


Woman arraigned in connection with deadly Vermont shooting - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Woman arraigned in connection with deadly Vermont shooting  Bryan-College Station Eagle

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Florida woman charged with helping the suspects in a deadly shooting in Vermont's largest city has pleaded not guilty.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:48 pm


Ledyard Financial Group reports positive quarterly earnings - Vermont Biz

Ledyard Financial Group reports positive quarterly earnings  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Ledyard Financial Group, Inc (ticker symbol LFGP), the holding company for Ledyard National Bank with an office in Norwich, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:40 pm


Eric Hanson wins GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award - Vermont Biz

Eric Hanson wins GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award  Vermont Biz

Green Mountain Power honors Vermont Center for Ecostudies' loon expert for recovery workVermont Business Magazine Eric Hanson, a biologist at the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:29 pm


Vermont professor takes leave of absence after Nazi poison-gas test question - Sun Sentinel

Vermont professor takes leave of absence after Nazi poison-gas test question  Sun Sentinel

A 33-year chemistry professor at Middlebury College in Vermont has taken a leave of absence after asking students on a test to compute the destructive dose of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:18 pm


Vermont Ag Agency Releases Proposed Rules for Hemp Growers - Cannabis Business Times

Vermont Ag Agency Releases Proposed Rules for Hemp Growers  Cannabis Business Times

State officials have created proposed rules for Vermont's fast-growing hemp industry that will go out for public comment before becoming final.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:15 pm


Vermont officials anticipate federal disaster declaration - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Vermont officials anticipate federal disaster declaration  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Representative from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin assessing the damages caused by last week's flooding in Vermont. FEMA and state ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:11 pm


Bloomfield NJ Civil Rights Group Works to Save Columbus Day in Vermont - TAPinto.net

Bloomfield NJ Civil Rights Group Works to Save Columbus Day in Vermont  TAPinto.net

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Italian American One Voice Coalition, a national organization dedicated to defending Italian Americans against bias and defending their ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:02 pm


Towns in Vermont and Massachusetts consider school district - Boston 25 News

Towns in Vermont and Massachusetts consider school district  Boston 25 News

STAMFORD, Vt. (AP) - Officials from a small town in Massachusetts and another in Vermont are studying the idea of forming an interstate school district.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:34 pm


Metro Board to Vote on Vermont Transit Environmental Studies – Proposals Include Center-Running BRT and Rail - Streetsblog Los Angeles

Metro Board to Vote on Vermont Transit Environmental Studies – Proposals Include Center-Running BRT and Rail  Streetsblog Los Angeles

Under a motion being considered this week, Metro would further study Vermont Avenue rail options to allow for earlier construction of rail there “if additional ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:03 pm


Vermont Story Lab to host storytelling skill-building labs for nonprofit professionals - vtdigger.org

Vermont Story Lab to host storytelling skill-building labs for nonprofit professionals  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont Story Lab April 23, 2019. MEDIA CONTACT Meg Campbell Preservation Trust of Vermont 802-442-8951 [email protected] ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:45 pm


Vermont police investigating burglary spree - WCAX

Vermont police investigating burglary spree  WCAX

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) Police are investigating a burglary spree in the Rutland area. At about 5 a.m. Monday, Vermont State Police were dispatched to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:59 pm


Welch unveils bill to protect local pharmacies from anti-competitive practices - Vermont Biz

Welch unveils bill to protect local pharmacies from anti-competitive practices  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine At a press conference Monday afternoon at Rutland Pharmacy, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) unveiled two bills that will protect ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:19 pm


Governor reveals $2.2 million in federal transportation TAP grants - Vermont Biz

Governor reveals $2.2 million in federal transportation TAP grants  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today announced the recipients of nearly $2.2 million in federal funds for municipal grant projects under the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


What's ARC? A New Insurance Product Could Be A Moneymaker For Vermont - Vermont Public Radio

What's ARC? A New Insurance Product Could Be A Moneymaker For Vermont  Vermont Public Radio

Vermont's Department of Financial Regulation is home to a captive insurance division that stealthily regulates over 600 companies registered in the state.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:45 pm


Vermont State Police name toddler who drowned at White River in investigation update - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont State Police name toddler who drowned at White River in investigation update  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont State Police have released the name of a toddler who drowned at the White River in an investigation update. The investigation is ongoing.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:29 pm


Mnookin: Next Steps - Vermont Public Radio

Mnookin: Next Steps  Vermont Public Radio

Walkers came from around the state and stretched across age brackets: families with strollers, young children on bikes, teens, college students, partners,

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:55 am


Faith in Vermont: From a Faculty Spouse to the Middlebury College Faculty, With Respect - Addison County Independent

Faith in Vermont: From a Faculty Spouse to the Middlebury College Faculty, With Respect  Addison County Independent

Despite the fact that my husband is employed by Middlebury College, our family has a fairly distant connection to campus life. The majority of our friends are not ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:39 am


This Vermont Town Took A Big Hit When Its Nuclear Plant Closed - WBUR

This Vermont Town Took A Big Hit When Its Nuclear Plant Closed  WBUR

Vermont Yankee closed five years ago, and its host community of Vernon has had a rough adjustment to its new social and economic reality. There may be ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:36 am


Vermont prof. asked students: Calculate lethal dose for Nazi gas chambers - The Jerusalem Post

Vermont prof. asked students: Calculate lethal dose for Nazi gas chambers  The Jerusalem Post

A chemistry professor at a college in Vermont is under investigation for an exam question in which he asked his students to calculate the lethal dose of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:34 am


Vermont Getting $2.2M In Grants To Protect Water Quality - WAMC

Vermont Getting $2.2M In Grants To Protect Water Quality  WAMC

A number of Vermont communities will share nearly $2.2 million in federal grants that are designed to manage stormwater.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:22 am


The audacious life of Bennington College President Mariko Silver - Vermont Biz

The audacious life of Bennington College President Mariko Silver  Vermont Biz

by Joyce Marcel, Vermont Business Magazine (This article was first published in the print issue of VBM in August 2015) Dr Mariko Silver, the 10th president of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:01 am


What does GlobalFoundries' sale of New York plant mean for Vermont? - WCAX

What does GlobalFoundries' sale of New York plant mean for Vermont?  WCAX

GlobalFoundries is unloading one of its New York plants-- so should Vermonters be worried? Tom Torti is with the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:45 pm


Maine, Vermont change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day - MassLive.com

Maine, Vermont change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day  MassLive.com

The two states join Florida, Alaska, South Dakota and Hawaii that don't acknowledge Columbus.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:59 pm


Three Vermont towns hit in string of early-morning burglaries - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Three Vermont towns hit in string of early-morning burglaries  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Vermont State Police are investigating a half-dozen early-morning burglaries in three Vermont towns that troopers say are likely related. Four businesses along ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:21 pm


Why Vermont's Pension Pressures Mean Other Projects Won't Get Funded - Vermont Public Radio

Why Vermont's Pension Pressures Mean Other Projects Won't Get Funded  Vermont Public Radio

Vermont owes $1.5 billion in unfunded teacher pensions. After years of underfunding and low returns, paying for these pensions and other retirement.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:11 pm


Severe Weather Awareness Week Tips for Animals in Vermont | PETA - PETA

Severe Weather Awareness Week Tips for Animals in Vermont | PETA  PETA

As Vermont's Severe Weather Awareness Week is approaching, we ask that you please include animals in your emergency plans—this will undoubtedly save ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:02 pm


Norwich University student the only Vermont student invited to present research in D.C. at annual “Posters on the Hill” - Vermont Biz

Norwich University student the only Vermont student invited to present research in D.C. at annual “Posters on the Hill”  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Norwich University junior biology major Dillon Zites, of Clarksville, Tenn., (pictured) will present his research on improving cancer ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:40 pm


Monday's Vermont sports scores and Tuesday's schedule - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Monday's Vermont sports scores and Tuesday's schedule  BurlingtonFreePress.com

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:37 pm


Residents of small Vermont town seek to revive general store - Caledonian Record

Residents of small Vermont town seek to revive general store  Caledonian Record

ALBANY, Vt. (AP) — Residents of a small Vermont town are working to revive the community's general store years after a devastating fire.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:49 pm


Flooding contributes to road closures, stranded cars in Vermont: Where to expect high water - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Flooding contributes to road closures, stranded cars in Vermont: Where to expect high water  BurlingtonFreePress.com

High water levels in Vermont contributed to road closures and stranded vehicles, according to reports. The National Weather *Service* issued flood watches and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:31 pm


With utility's support, solar-plus-storage takes off in Vermont - Energy News Network

With utility's support, solar-plus-storage takes off in Vermont  Energy News Network

Green Mountain Power is expanding solar-plus-storage pilot programs and finding success in the systems' ability to reduce peak demand. When Tom Feist and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:58 am


VPR Reporter Debrief: Vermont Lawmakers Debate Childcare Funding - Vermont Public Radio

VPR Reporter Debrief: Vermont Lawmakers Debate Childcare Funding  Vermont Public Radio

Republican Gov. Phil Scott and lawmakers in the Vermont House want to pour more than $10 million into Vermont's childcare system, to address issues of.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Vermont's 10th bishop opens sainthood cause for diocese's first bishop - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Vermont's 10th bishop opens sainthood cause for diocese's first bishop  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

The 10th bishop of the Diocese of Burlington has opened a cause for canonization for the first bishop of the statewide diocese.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 9:40 pm


Fate of northern Vermont solar projects uncertain - vtdigger.org

Fate of northern Vermont solar projects uncertain  vtdigger.org

500kW Solar Array at Fontaine Sand Pit in Williston, VT built by Aegis Renewable Energy in 2017. Courtesy photo. The waiting game continues for developers of ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:54 pm


Vermont’s ‘all over the map’ effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning - vtdigger.org

Vermont’s ‘all over the map’ effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning  vtdigger.org

Montpelier High School students working on a problem in a math class. Photo by Michael Dougherty for The Hechinger Report. This story about proficiency ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:22 pm


New Hampshire, Vermont officials work to halt opioid deaths - Valley News

New Hampshire, Vermont officials work to halt opioid deaths  Valley News

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The four southernmost counties in Vermont were the deadliest for opioid-related fatalities in 2018, according to state health ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 1:45 am


Flood Stage Predictions Across Vermont, New York and New Hampshire - WCAX

Flood Stage Predictions Across Vermont, New York and New Hampshire  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - As rain covers Vermont, New York and New Hampshire, Channel 3 News and the Max Advantage Weather Team are watching river ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:10 pm


Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule  BurlingtonFreePress.com

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:44 pm


Vermont passes bill abolishing Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day - Washington Post

Vermont passes bill abolishing Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day  Washington Post

For three years, the state of Vermont has been celebrating the second Monday of October, traditionally and federally labeled as Columbus Day, as Indigenous ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 4:18 pm


Toddler Dies After Being Found in Vermont River - NECN

Toddler Dies After Being Found in Vermont River  NECN

Vermont State Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a 2-year-old girl who was pulled from the White River in Chelsea and later pronounced ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 1:46 pm


Vermont still a gray area when it comes to green - WCAX

Vermont still a gray area when it comes to green  WCAX

Vermont has legalized recreational marijuana but there are still a lot of gray areas when it comes to green. Kathy Blume of Heady Vermont spoke with our Galen ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:47 pm


Bears are on the prowl in Vermont - Bennington Banner

Bears are on the prowl in Vermont  Bennington Banner

MONTPELIER — Black bears have awakened from their winter slumber and are once again roaming the landscape looking for food. Vermont Fish & Wildlife is ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


Happy 4/20, VT: It turns out your green friend is pretty expensive, especially compared to other states - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Happy 4/20, VT: It turns out your green friend is pretty expensive, especially compared to other states  BurlingtonFreePress.com

4/20 is Saturday. Marijuana was legalized in Vermont last year with restrictions. It happens to drive one of the hardest bargains in the country.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:14 pm


The Vermont Women’s Fund announces $103,000 in competitive grants - vtdigger.org

The Vermont Women’s Fund announces $103,000 in competitive grants  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont Women's Fund April 19, 2019. Contact Meg Smith The Vermont Women's Fund [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 301 ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:00 pm


Scott flags constitutional concern on pot sales bill - vtdigger.org

Scott flags constitutional concern on pot sales bill  vtdigger.org

Jaye Pershing Johnson, the governor's legal counsel. File photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. Gov. Phil Scott's legal counsel told lawmakers Thursday that a bill ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:53 pm


Vermont State Ethics Commission welcomes new member - vtdigger.org

Vermont State Ethics Commission welcomes new member  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont State Ethics Commission April 19, 2019. Montpelier — The Vermont State Ethics Commission welcomes its newest member, Michele ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:16 pm


Survey: Young professionals DO want to stay in Vermont - Vermont Biz

Survey: Young professionals DO want to stay in Vermont  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine In a just-released survey, young professionals in the Burlington area defied stereotypes and said they want to stay in Vermont and ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:13 pm


Friday's Vermont sports scores and Saturday's schedule - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Friday's Vermont sports scores and Saturday's schedule  BurlingtonFreePress.com

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:25 pm


Vermont's unemployment rate sets another record low, 2.3 percent - Vermont Biz

Vermont's unemployment rate sets another record low, 2.3 percent  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Today, the Vermont Department of Labor released the March 2019 unemployment rate, which shows that it has dropped to 2.3 ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:17 pm


Gov. Scott: Flood damage might require Vermont to apply for federal aid - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Gov. Scott: Flood damage might require Vermont to apply for federal aid  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Governor Phil Scott observed flood damage along roads in Vermont and said it could prompt the state to apply for federal aid.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:01 pm


Column: Vermont's best investment is in its children and its families - Valley News

Column: Vermont's best investment is in its children and its families  Valley News

It is budget season in Montpelier. Legislators must feel like mother birds returning to their nests: lots of hungry, upturned mouths. Resources are always scarce, ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:21 am


Vermont news in brief for March 2019 - Vermont Biz

Vermont news in brief for March 2019  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Steve Gagner, owner and founder of 14th Star Brewing Company in St Albans is being recognized by the US Small Business ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:02 am


Vermont young professionals are frustrated with lack of jobs and housing, according to survey - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont young professionals are frustrated with lack of jobs and housing, according to survey  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The 2019 survey of Burlington's young professionals shows some predictable results, that Vermont is falling short on jobs and housing.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:00 am


Richard Watts: Legislature should declare Vermont a sanctuary state - vtdigger.org

Richard Watts: Legislature should declare Vermont a sanctuary state  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by Richard Watts, who is the director of the Center for Research on Vermont. President Donald Trump may have handed ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:44 pm


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont responds to opioid epidemic - vtdigger.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont responds to opioid epidemic  vtdigger.org

News Release — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont April 18, 2019. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont announced today that they are the recipient of two ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:58 pm


Two fugitives connected to Vermont murder captured by federal agents, SWAT team in Enfield - Hartford Courant

Two fugitives connected to Vermont murder captured by federal agents, SWAT team in Enfield  Hartford Courant

Two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide in Vermont were arrested Wednesday in Enfield after a traffic stop and hours-long SWAT situation at the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:03 pm


4 Facing Charges in Fatal Vermont Shootout - NECN

4 Facing Charges in Fatal Vermont Shootout  NECN

Four people are facing charges in connection with a fatal shootout in Vermont on Tuesday. Police in Burlington said 23-year-old Benzell Hampton was killed and ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:57 pm


Vermont's captive insurance legislative agenda signed into law - Vermont Biz

Vermont's captive insurance legislative agenda signed into law  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott signed new legislation into law strengthening Vermont's captive regulation in a variety of areas. This year's bill ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:17 pm


Another flood watch for Vermont, New York: When, where and what to expect - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Another flood watch for Vermont, New York: When, where and what to expect  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The National Weather *Service* issued another flood watch this week for New York and Vermont. Here's when and where you will see higher water levels.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:25 pm


Orlando woman charged in fatal drug-related shooting in Vermont, police say - WFTV Orlando

Orlando woman charged in fatal drug-related shooting in Vermont, police say  WFTV Orlando

A 32-year-old Florida woman is facing charges in connection with a shooting in downtown Burlington, Vermont, that left one man dead and another in critical ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:11 pm


Vermont school spending: Why less of your property tax bill is used for classroom teaching - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont school spending: Why less of your property tax bill is used for classroom teaching  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A new data analysis gives clues about why school spending continues to rise even though Vermont has fewer students.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:52 am


9 Vermont eateries serving Easter brunch - BurlingtonFreePress.com

9 Vermont eateries serving Easter brunch  BurlingtonFreePress.com

You can enjoy Easter brunch in Burlington at The Great Northern, far afield at The Windham Inn and at points in between, as this list reveals.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:01 am


Woolf: What happens when plastic bags are banned in Vermont? - vtdigger.org

Woolf: What happens when plastic bags are banned in Vermont?  vtdigger.org

The Vermont Senate has passed a bill banning free plastic bags. Photo by Kevin O'Connor/VTDigger. Editor's note: Art Woolf is an associate professor of ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:33 pm


Vermont Research News: Housing, maps, ticks - Vermont Biz

Vermont Research News: Housing, maps, ticks  Vermont Biz

Vermont Research News Vermont has the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S. at 2.4 percent (tied with three other states), according to new data from the ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:45 pm


As Vermont spends more on schools, less of the money goes for classroom teaching - BurlingtonFreePress.com

As Vermont spends more on schools, less of the money goes for classroom teaching  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont schools are spending more of their budgets on supporting students and teachers, and less on classroom instruction, compared to the 1990s.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:00 am


Feds bring state drug fight to Vermont’s southern border - vtdigger.org

Feds bring state drug fight to Vermont’s southern border  vtdigger.org

Vermont U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan (left) speaks with Brattleboro Selectman Tim Wessel (right) during a press conference Tuesday at the town's police ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 1:14 am


PAI: Is now the time to raise Vermont's minimum wage? - Vermont Biz

PAI: Is now the time to raise Vermont's minimum wage?  Vermont Biz

by the Public Assets Institute The purpose of the minimum wage is to provide a floor for most workers' hourly pay.Policymakers already agree that Vermont ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 4:25 pm


Three areas in Vermont still under flood warning - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Three areas in Vermont still under flood warning  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont Emergency Management said some flooding is expected to continue Tuesday, but floodwaters are receding.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 1:45 pm


Vermont Labor Department confirm suspicious activity: Here's some ways to protect yourself - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont Labor Department confirm suspicious activity: Here's some ways to protect yourself  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The Vermont Labor Department confirmed suspicious activity in its Unemployment Insurance Claimant System. Here are ways users can protect themselves.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 12:20 pm


Bernie Sanders Denies Closure Of Vermont Nuclear Plant Increased Emissions -- The Data Say Otherwise - Forbes

Bernie Sanders Denies Closure Of Vermont Nuclear Plant Increased Emissions -- The Data Say Otherwise  Forbes

Bernie Sanders' truthfulness has come into question with his denial that the closure of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant contributed to a 16% rise in the state's ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 8:36 am


Sunny Saturday followed up by flood warning, watch in parts of Vermont,New York Monday - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sunny Saturday followed up by flood warning, watch in parts of Vermont,New York Monday  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Get those rain boots on if you live in Vermont or New York. You might be affected by a flood watch or warning, according to the National Weather *Service*.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 12:44 pm


Vermont pharmacy sues New York health care company - NEWS10 ABC

Vermont pharmacy sues New York health care company  NEWS10 ABC

An independent Vermont pharmacy is suing a New York health insurance company for steering its customers toward mail order prescriptions.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Vermont death may have link to Martin Co. hepatitis A cases - WPTV.com

Vermont death may have link to Martin Co. hepatitis A cases  WPTV.com

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health said in a written statement Sunday they are in contact with Vermont health officials regarding a ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Vermont woman charged with assaulting cops, security, EMTs at TD Garden - Boston Herald

Vermont woman charged with assaulting cops, security, EMTs at TD Garden  Boston Herald

A Vermont woman is facing multiple counts of assault and battery on a police officer after allegedly tangling with cops trying to assist security at the TD Garden ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man wanted in two New Hampshire slayings found dead in Vermont - vtdigger.org

Man wanted in two New Hampshire slayings found dead in Vermont  vtdigger.org

A photo of Derrick Shippee released by Vermont State Police. A man wanted in connection with a double-murder in New Hampshire has been found dead in the ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Views on eliminating slavery from Vermont Constitution aired at public hearing - vtdigger.org

Views on eliminating slavery from Vermont Constitution aired at public hearing  vtdigger.org

Christine Kemp-Longmore, of Burlington, testifies at a public hearing on a change to the Vermont Constitution that would clarify the banning of slavery. Photo by ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


These Vermont Women Are Changing How We Think and Drink - Newsweek

These Vermont Women Are Changing How We Think and Drink  Newsweek

Alice Paul once said, “There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it.” The suffragette probably didn't think this sentiment could also include ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Sober housing is lacking outside Chittenden County, Vermont's recovery epicenter - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sober housing is lacking outside Chittenden County, Vermont's recovery epicenter  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Michael Akey has been living in sober houses in Burlington. He's hoping to open one in southern Vermont in the future. Seen here on Dec. 12 2018 (Photo: ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


REI to Open Its First Vermont Store in Williston - Seven Days

REI to Open Its First Vermont Store in Williston  Seven Days

Recreational Equipment Inc., better known as REI Co-op, is preparing to open a store in Williston, the company's first in Vermont. The Seattle-based outdoor ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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