Group seeks to promote Vermont’s White Rocks recreation area
WALLINGFORD, Vt. (AP) — A group of outdoor lovers is working to raise the profile of the White Rocks National Recreation Area in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont and they're looking...
Historic YMCA building in Vermont village facing demolition
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — The days may be numbered for a former YMCA building in the Vermont village of Bellows Falls, but the current owner is still looking for ways to save the historic...
School’s solar array is installed, ready to generate power
PEACHAM, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont school is now equipped with a solar array that is ready to generate power.
Peacham School Board and Select Board member Mike Health tells the Caledonian Record...
Vermont biologists: Fall food supply good for wildlife
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont wildlife biologists say food is abundant for wildlife in the state's forests this year.
Every fall, staff from the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife...
2 charged in burglary at farm where pigs escaped
ORANGE, Vt. (AP) — Two people have been charged in a burglary at a Vermont farm where hundreds of pigs got loose.
WCAX-TV reports that according to court records a woman and her boyfriend...
Montpelier City Council approves $10k for homeless shelter
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A homeless shelter in downtown Montpelier could open early thanks to a $10,000 appropriation from the city council in the Vermont capital.
Vermont US Rep. Welch seeks international tourists
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter Welch wants to do more to bring international tourists to his home state of Vermont.
On Friday, Welch, a Democrat, unveiled legislation he is championing in...
Mayor proposes statewide carbon pollution fee
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The mayor of Burlington, Vermont, joined by a coalition of environmental and business leaders, is proposing a statewide revenue-neutral carbon pollution fee that they say...
Vermont woman ID’d in fatal crash
WHITINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a Vermont woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in Whitingham after failing to navigate a turn.
Sheriff’s deputy faces charges for shooting while off-duty
WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a sheriff's deputy is facing charges for allegedly shooting at two men at a traffic light while off-duty.
Emerald ash borer seen in Vermont town
LONDONDERRY, Vt. (AP) — The state says an ash tree-killing pest found in some areas of Vermont has been discovered in a new town.
Vermont's agriculture agency says the emerald ash borer was...
Mike Smith appointed secretary of Agency of Human Services
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has appointed Mike Smith as the state's next secretary of the Agency of Human Services.
Smith has been serving as interim president and CEO of...
Report lays out strategies for decreasing prison population
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont has laid out strategies for cutting the state's prison population in half.
Man found dead was cousin of man shot by police in Rutland
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a man found dead in Salisbury is a cousin of a man fatally shot by police in a confrontation this week in Rutland.
Vermont officer who sued over head injuries gets $30K
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A police officer who filed a lawsuit over head injuries allegedly suffered during training exercises two years ago at the Vermont Police Academy is getting $30,000 in a...
Driver dies, loses control of car, lands on roof
WHITINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — Police say a driver died in Vermont after she lost control of her car and it landed in a creek on its roof.
Police said 66-year-old Jean Ellis, of Whitingham, was...
Hospital president resigns following plagiarism allegations
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — The president of Porter Medical Center in Middlebury has resigned amid allegations that some of his weekly emails to hospital employees were plagiarized.
Sanders: I misspoke when I mentioned slowing campaign pace
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that he "misspoke" when he told reporters he may slow his frenetic campaigning pace after a recent heart...
Drivers warned to be alert for moose on roads
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is warning motorists to be on the lookout for moose crossing roadways this time of year.
Police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police on Wednesday released the names of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a former mayor's son who they say fired at the Rutland Police Department...
Woman pleads not guilty to stabbing boyfriend
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend at their shared apartment in Vermont has pleaded not guilty.
2 dead in Derby crash involving motorcycle and shuttle bus
DERBY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say two people have died in a crash involving a motorcycle and a shuttle bus in Derby.
Police say the two victims are 23-year-old Ronald Kennedy, of...
Recuperating Sanders says he may slow down campaigning pace
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders began reintroducing himself to the 2020 campaign on Tuesday, venturing outside his Vermont home to say that he doesn't plan on leaving the presidential race...
Study to assess farm efforts to reduce phosphorus runoff
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — As Vermont works to reduce algae-causing phosphorus runoff into Lake Champlain as mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nearly $2 million in federal funding...
Possible homicide could be linked to man killed by police
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was fatally shot by Rutland Police may be linked to a possible homicide in Salisbury.
Vermont State Police say 33-year-old Christopher Louras,...
Bridge connecting Vermont and Quebec restored
EAST RICHFORD, Vt. (AP) — A bridge connecting Vermont and Quebec since 1918 has been restored.
The East Richford Sutton International Bridge over the Missisquoi River re-opened on...
- Business WireThe Peck Company Named to Solar Power World’s Top Solar Contractors ListJuly 29, 2019
- Business WireStandard Solar Moves into Vermont Solar Market with Purchase of 3.2 MW Solar ProjectJune 25, 2019
- Globe NewswirePhilips and University of Vermont Health Network sign 10-year agreement to improve patient careJune 4, 2019
- Business WireAM Best Revises Issuer Credit Outlook to Negative for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont and Its SubsidiaryMay 30, 2019
- Business WirePeck Electric Announces Completion of Seven Solar Projects in the Fourth Quarter of 2018April 30, 2019
Developer of stalled downtown mall pays Vermont city fees
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The developers of a stalled downtown mall in Vermont's largest city have paid tens of thousands of dollars to Burlington in penalties for the project's delay.
Vermont city council passes proposal to let noncitizens vote
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington City Council has passed a resolution that aims to let noncitizens vote in the Vermont city's elections.
Councilors voted in favor of the resolution 10-2...
US: Human smuggling leader at Canadian border in custody
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man federal prosecutors say led a human smuggling organization on the U.S.-Canadian border for five years was ordered held Monday until he goes to trial.
Comcast reaches deal with Vermont Public Utility Commission
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Public Utility Commission has reached an agreement with Comcast to continue to allow the company to be a cable television provider in the state, while offering...
Vermont mayor demands mall developers make up for delay
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont mayor is demanding developers of the stalled downtown mall to get the project back on track.
Vermont Public Radio reports Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger...
Section of road along Lake Willoughby to be closed
WESTMORE, Vt. (AP) — A section of Vermont Route 5A along Lake Willoughby in the town of Westmore is going to be closed for two weeks so engineers can stabilize an area that is prone to dangerous...
Trails planned for parcel near Vermont’s Mount Snow ski area
DOVER, Vt. (AP) — A 50-acre parcel near the Mount Snow ski in southern Vermont is going to be developed into a number of recreational trails over the next five years.
Bodies of 2 victims of 1944 circus fire to be exhumed
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Forensic experts are set to exhume the bodies of two unidentified victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in an effort to determine if one of them was a Vermont...
Meeting Oct. 16 on conserved lands in Northeast Kingdom
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — The public will get a chance to weigh in on the future management and use of conserved lands in the Northeast Kingdom.
Vermont groups seeking ash tree stories, photos
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program and the Vermont Land Trust are gathering stories and photos about the state's ash trees which are threatened by an ash-tree...
Multi-state study looks at causes of ruffed grouse declines
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Biologists are hoping a multistate research program will help them determine if West Nile virus could be responsible for a decline in the population of ruffed grouse across...
Plymouth State offers NH tuition rate to Maine, Vermont
PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A new Plymouth State University tuition program is providing undergraduate students from Maine and Vermont a chance to attend the school at the New Hampshire in-state tuition...
Vermont seeks help to prepare for turtle nesting season
NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for help from the public in preparing some Lake Champlain beaches for nesting turtles.
ATV operator killed in collision with road grader
BROWNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a man was killed when his all-terrain vehicle collided with a piece of road construction equipment in the town of Brownington.
Sen. Bernie Sanders home in Vermont after heart attack
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is back at his Vermont home after being treated for a heart attack in Las Vegas.
Vermont-New Hampshire bridge upgrade would need truck detour
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — New Hampshire transportation officials say a $2 million upgrade to a Connecticut River bridge that links Walpole with the Vermont village of Bellows Falls would require a...
Renovations to historic Vermont town hall nearing completion
CALAIS, Vt. (AP) — Renovations to an historic Vermont town all are nearing completion after 18 months of work and about $500,000 in costs.
The renovations to the building in Calais that has...
Police: Logging truck driver lost brakes before fatal crash
BETHEL, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say they believe a truck driver lost his brakes before a crash that claimed his life in the town of Bethel.
Supreme Court allows investors to sue state over Jay Peak
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday to allow a group of foreign investors to seek negligence and breach of contract claims against the state for allegedly failing to...
Mosquito control district to do more drone research
BRANDON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont mosquito control district is putting the brakes on using aerial drones for surveillance and to disperse treatments.
Stretch of I-91 to close for 3 weeks to stabilize rock ledge
FAIRLEE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont transportation officials say a stretch of Interstate 91 will close temporarily as crews work to stabilize a rock ledge.