SALISBURY, Vt. (AP) — Construction is underway at a Vermont dairy farm on a system that will turn cow manure and food scraps into renewable natural gas to help Middlebury College meet its goal of...
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A rural jail is set to become Massachusetts' first correctional facility to dispense methadone to inmates for opioid addiction treatment.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials say an elderly woman was rescued from her burning home by a Meals on Wheels driver.
Springfield Deputy Fire Chief Scott Richardson says the driver...
MOUNT TABOR, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman accused of shooting and killing her husband may stand trial by the end of the year.
Peggy Shores was accused of killing her husband, David Shores, in...
LYNDON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont covered bridge that suffered extensive damage when a too-large truck drove across it has been reopened to traffic.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction once again has four functioning operating rooms.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's health commissioner says state funds will be used to provide residents full access to family planning services at Planned Parenthood in response to a new Trump...
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is planning to start a program to provide residents in recovery with transportation assistance.
CANAAN, Vt. (AP) — Education officials are considering the creation of a third interstate school district between Vermont and New Hampshire to help with declining enrollment.
BARRE TOWN, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is on the hook for about $170,000 of a U.S. Department of Agriculture loan to a fire district since absorbed by the town.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are continuing a yearslong effort to stop the spread of rabies by distributing an oral vaccine targeted at raccoons...
Organizations get money to study Vermont trail development
BURKE, Vt. (AP) — Two organizations working to develop recreation trails in a northeastern Vermont community say they are going to use a $75,000 federal grant to help fund a study that will guide...
Highgate man dies in ATV rollover
FAIRFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A Highgate man has died in an ATV crash in Fairfield.
Vermont State Police say 55-year-old Kevin Gadue was driving through a field Saturday night when the left tires of...
59 arrested on drug charges around Vermont
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say more than 50 people have been arrested in a multi-week drug sweep in Vermont.
The Vermont Drug Task Force announced Friday that it has arrested 59...
Vermont Fish & Wildlife seeks volunteer fishing instructors
WOODBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers to become 'Let's Go Fishing' instructors who can pass on the fishing tradition to the next...
Vermont city ponders train storage ahead of Amtrak arrival
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With Amtrak passenger trains slated to start rolling into Vermont's largest city in as soon as two years, officials are looking for a parking spot.
Education Agency awards equity grants
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Education has awarded seven grants to thirteen school districts and supervisory unions around the state to help ensure that all students are getting an...
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Police say 14-year-old driver hit Vermont church with car
MILTON, Vt. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old driver was at the wheel of a fast-moving car that hit a church in Milton.
There were only minor injuries in the crash into the Cornerstone...
Vermont groups to get $7.9 million in Northern Border grants
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Officials say 18 Vermont organizations will be receiving $7.9 million in federal grants through the Northern Border Regional Commission, which spurs job creation in...
Cannon will be fired at Bennington Battle Day weekend events
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Revolutionary War cannon will roar at a Battle Day commemoration in Vermont despite earlier talk of banning it due to resident complaints.
Vermont seeks meeting with feds to talk drug importation
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Gov. Phil Scott is asking for a meeting with federal officials to discuss the details of a Trump Administration plan that would allow the importation of...
Vermont village votes to fine battered building owners
BELLOW FALLS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont village has decided to start issuing fines to the owners of two battered buildings that accrued pending unsafe building orders against them.
Vermont Drug Task Forces arrests 59 in statewide sweep
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Drug Task Force says 59 people were arrested during a state-wide drug sweep from one end of the state to the other.
Correction: Fighter Jets story
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about the Burlington City Council's debate about the upcoming delivery of F-35 fighter planes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the council...
Vermont officials to talk drug importation details
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — State officials are talking about the status of Vermont's 2018 state law that's designed to save money on prescription drugs by allowing the importation of lower-cost drugs...
26 arrested for blocking road at Vermont immigration protest
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Police say 26 people were arrested for blocking traffic in a Vermont town as part of a protest that began as a rally supporting immigrant rights.
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U of Vermont and Cold Regions lab sign cooperation agreement
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont and a research branch of the Army Corps of Engineers that focuses on the science and engineering of cold regions have signed a cooperation...
New England dioceses join reporting system for sexual abuse
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Several Roman Catholic dioceses in New England announced Wednesday that they were joining an independent system for reporting misconduct or abuse by church leaders.
Website shows lead testing at schools, childcare centers
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has launched a website that shows the results of lead testing in water at the state's schools and child care facilities.
Vermont governor wants Congress to act on gun safety
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he wants Congress to act on gun safety measures.
Scott said Wednesday, more than a week after back-to-back mass shootings in Ohio and...
Town looking at old motel for new fire and police facility
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is considering housing both its fire and police departments at the site of a former motel.
The Caledonian Record reports that the St. Johnsbury...
Massachusetts woman dies in fall at Vermont horse event
WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont horse organization says a Massachusetts woman died after she was injured in a fall from her horse while warming up for a jumping competition in the town of...
Vermont joining Blue Network to alert police emergencies
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Public Safety says the state is now participating in the Blue Alert Network, which spreads the word when a law-enforcement officer has been...
Police: Teen fired a handgun toward group from moving car
BRAINTREE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police say a 16-year-old boy fired "a number of shots" from a moving vehicle toward a small group of people in Braintree.
Federal judge orders changes at juvenile detention center
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Vermont's state-run juvenile detention center to reduce the use of solitary confinement and ease disciplinary procedures.
Vermont town seeks funds for redevelopment of former church
ARLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is eyeing a grant to explore adapting a former church into a multi-use property.
The Bennington Banner reports the current vision would be for the...
Vermont state-owned historic sites are free on Friday
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Admission to Vermont's state owned historic sites will be free on Bennington Battle Day this Friday.
It's a state holiday commemorating the Revolutionary War victory...
Scott appoints new heads of public safety and commerce
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott has appointed new heads of the Vermont Department of Public Safety and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development.
Nonprofit dissolves, gives remaining assets to trail system
WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont nonprofit created in response to Tropical Storm Irene is dissolving and donating its funds for local trail upgrades.
Vermont warming shelter to remain open through the winter
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont warming shelter will remain open for another year as officials work to find a permanent location.
The Northeast Kingdom Human Services will continue to...
Vermont man accused of stealing $10,000 worth of cigarettes
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Royalton man is accused of stealing $10,000 worth of cigarettes from a market in Worcester.
Vermont State Police say the 76 cartons of cigarettes and other items from...
Vermont installs beaver baffles to prevent road flooding
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Fish and Wildlife staff have been busy as beavers this summer trying to prevent flooding on roads and private property.
Vermont Toy Run draws more than 300 riders
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — More than 300 motorcycle riders have taken part in the 33rd annual Toy Run this weekend in Vermont.
The event, organized by United Motorcyclists of Vermont, is aimed...
State hopes to generate more rural broadband through grants
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is hoping to generate more efforts to get broadband to underserved rural areas with a grant program to help pay groups for feasibility studies and to...
Vermont’s bear hunting season starts in September
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Bear hunting season starts next month and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters about regulations that went into effect last year.
Law enforcement suggests single-file bike riding ordinance
BURKE, Vt. (AP) — Law enforcement is suggesting that the town of Burke require bicyclist to ride single-file on town roads.
The Kingdom Trail Association attracts thousands of mountain...
Investigators ID police officer who fired fatal shots
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The police officer who shot and killed a man who was armed with a pellet gun has worked for Montpelier Police Department for more than a decade, officials said...