LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — A White River Junction company wants to build a solar energy field in the northern Vermont community of Lyndonville.
Kevin Davis of Norwich Solar gave a presentation...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend at their shared apartment in Vermont has pleaded not guilty.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate held steady in August at 2.1%.
The August unemployment rate compares to a rate of 2.6% in August of...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge has denied a new sentencing hearing for a man serving a 26- to 33-year sentence for the death of a state trooper who was a hit by a car during a...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction once again has four functioning operating rooms.
NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — A former anesthesiologist at Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital said she was fired from her job after filing a complaint that claimed another doctor allegedly...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont congressional delegation says the state Agency of Transportation will receive a $3 million federal grant to buy electric buses and install vehicle...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The National Weather Service says people in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont will be coping with a hot and humid air mass this weekend that could push temperatures in some...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general's office says a second forum for a hate-free Vermont is being held in White River Junction.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man is going to spend 13 to 15 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a Springfield father following an argument about suspected drug dealing in the...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate has continued to decline, reaching a new low in more than 40 years.
The state Department of Labor said Friday that the jobless rate for...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs hospital is going to be hosting a Blessing of the Bikes later this month in front of the White River Junction...
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested men from Vermont and New Hampshire they say came to Massachusetts to trade guns for drugs and cash.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont says it will be working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to verify damage caused by last week's flooding.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says a new medical director has been appointed to lead the VA hospital in White River Junction, Vermont.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A man charged with kidnapping a woman and her son outside a New Hampshire mall is facing charges that he sexually assaulted her in Vermont.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Attorney General's office is participating in a clinic that will enable some Vermonters to expunge certain criminal convictions from their...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A driver has pleaded not guilty to driving while impaired by marijuana and causing a crash that killed a passenger on Interstate 91 in Vermont.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Officials in Hartford, Vermont, have proposed a $5.5 million in tax increment financing to fund downtown infrastructure improvements.
The Valley News reports the Aldrich and Elliott Water Resource Engineers president Wayne Elliott said Tuesday that the TIF would support upgraded water lines, new sidewalks, a renovated retaining wall and improved streets.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who kidnapped another man, forced him to break into a home and struck him with an SUV has been sentenced to up to four years in prison.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Ludlow man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend's infant son nearly a year ago and is being held without bail.
Tyler Pollender-Savery was arrested Monday in the death of 11-month-old Karsen Rickert.
Prosecutors say the child's mother found that the baby wasn't breathing on Jan. 18. The child was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities say the infant was strangled and/or smothered.
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Police say a wrong-way driver on Interstate 91 in Vermont has died in a three-vehicle crash that also killed another driver.
Police said 89-year-old Herbert Kennedy, of White River Junction, was driving the wrong way. He died at a hospital following the crash on the southbound side.
Police said his pickup truck crashed into a car driven by 33-year-old Patrick Covey, of Bradford, Vermont. Covey also died.
SHARON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a passenger has died in a collision involving a car and a box truck in snowy weather.
Police said the vehicles collided on Route 14 in the town of Sharon shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday. They said 25-year-old Alisha Boice, of White River Junction, was taken from the car and brought to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where she died.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a South Royalton teenager who disappeared last January and whose body was found five months later.
On Thursday, state and local police searched several areas in the White River Junction area.
The body of 19-year-old Austin Colson of South Royalton was discovered in May in Norwich. An autopsy determined that he died of gunshot wounds to the head.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A former worker at a Vermont assisted living facility who admitted to sexually assaulting an 83-year-old resident with dementia will spend at least 15 months in prison.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont labor officials say the state's unemployment rate held steady at 2.8 percent in August.
That's unchanged from July, which was the same as the unemployment rate in May and June.
Nationally, the August unemployment rate was 3.9 percent.
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A luxury senior assisted-living facility opening in Vermont is seeking a $1 million loan to help support its workforce.
Valley News reports half of the 65 jobs The Village at White River Junction expects to create will pay low-to-moderate income, making it eligible for funds through the Vermont Community Development Program.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate for July remains unchanged from May and June, at 2.8 percent.
The unemployment rate for Vermont's 17 labor markets ranged from a low of 2.2 percent in White River Junction to a high of 4.3 percent in Derby.
Vermont's unemployment rate was sixth lowest in the country.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate for June remains unchanged from May, at 2.8 percent.
The unemployment rate for Vermont's 17 labor markets ranged from a low of 2.1 percent in White River Junction to a high of 4.3 percent in Derby. For the second month in a row, Vermont was tied for the fifth-lowest statewide unemployment rate. The Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area was tied for the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Officials at Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center say three operating rooms have reopened after a sprinkler burst late last month, causing water damage.
The White River Junction VA said Monday that crews were still working on a fourth operating room, which received the most water damage.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Officials at Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center say crews are working to repair the hospital's operating rooms so they can be reopened the week of July 16.
A sprinkler head in the main building at the White River Junction VA burst on June 28, pouring water into administrative offices and the surgical suite. No patient rooms were affected.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A burst sprinkler head in the main building in Vermont's Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has prompted the cancellation of surgical procedures scheduled for this week.
The VA says the sprinkler head in a third floor mechanical room at the White River Junction hospital burst just before 5 p.m. Friday.
Administrative offices and the surgical suite were affected. No patient rooms were affected.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A group of professional actors based in White River Junction are bringing the Bard of Avon to six area schools this year. It's part of the Northern Stage theater group's program that aims to get young performers acquainted with the works of William Shakespeare.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate for March remains unchanged from February, at 2.8 percent.
The unemployment rate for Vermont's 17 labor market ranged from a low of 2.3 percent in Burlington-South Burlington and White River Junction to 6.1 percent in Derby.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash that killed his friend has been sentenced to 180 days of home confinement.
The Valley News reports that 38-year-old Jeremy Potwin apologized to the family of James Arbuckle at his sentencing Thursday. Arbuckle died when Potwin crashed into a guardrail in Royalton last year.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — In a story Feb. 13 about the jury verdict in the trial of a man charged with shooting another man to death, The Associated Press erroneously reported the charge. Gregory Smith was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, not involuntary manslaughter.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Vermont man convicted of manslaughter in 2015 shooting
A Vermont man who had been on trial for killing a man in 2015 has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Vermont and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire have partnered to electronically share veterans' health information.
Veterans who receive care from the hospitals can take advantage of the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record Health Program. It enables non-VA health care providers to gain VA medical data, such as health problems, medications, immunizations, and some lab test results.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Defense attorneys say a man on trial in Vermont for killing a man in 2015 was acting in self-defense, but prosecutors call the deadly shooting an "execution."
The Valley News reports that opening statements in the trial of 32-year-old Gregory Smith were held Monday. Smith is charged with second-degree murder in the April 2015 death of Wesley Wing in Springfield.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The VA Medical Center in White River Junction is holding an art competition for veterans.
The entries can be fine art, such as painting, drawing and photography; applied art including ceramics, carving needlework and leatherwork; and craft kits such as wood building and models.
The artwork will be judged by local artists, who will determine a first, second and third place in each category.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash has pleaded guilty.
The Valley News reports 38-year-old Jeremy Potwin, of Bethel, pleaded guilty Thursday to leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death, gross negligent operation resulting in death and driving with a suspended license. Potwin had previously pleaded not guilty.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The owner of a snowmobile tour company in Vermont has pleaded not guilty to charges he let a 20-year-old employee drink before a fatal snowmobile crash.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — An iconic Vermont diner that closed in 2015 may soon get a second chance at life as the current property owner is nearing a deal to sell the diner.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The White River Junction VA Medical Center is holding a town hall meeting with veterans and their families in Rutland.
The meeting on Jan. 8 will be held at the Rutland American Legion Post 31.
Organizers say it's a chance for veterans, family members and other beneficiaries to ask the VA Medical Center questions and provide feedback.
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Merry Christmas.
It's what Ben Harper and Michelle Hayward said to each other, shortly after they awoke on the air mattress in the tiny ramshackle cabin in the woods.
But, Harper said a few hours later, the holiday greeting was the extent of his Christmas celebration.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A small earthquake has been recorded in the area of White River Junction, Vermont, near the New Hampshire border.
Some residents reported feeling the 2.3-magnitude earthquake, which the United States Geological Survey says struck around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The USGS says preliminary reports show the quake was more than 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from White River Junction and less than 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) deep.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The former chief executive of Vermont Teddy Bear Co. says she plans to bid for the assets of a Vermont-based outdoor clothing company to help keep jobs in the state.
Liz Robert tells the Valley News she wants to buy the assets of Ibex Outdoor Clothing Co. after it announced it was liquidating and selling its intellectual property.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont unemployment rate is holding steady at 2.9 percent.
Statistics released Friday by the Vermont Department of Labor shows that the October rate showed no change from September and is down from 3.2 percent in October of last year.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont-based outdoor clothing company has laid off 12 employees as it prepares to pull its products from third-party retailers.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Officials at two Vermont agencies overseeing nursing homes agree that the state's regulatory system needs review following the closure of a facility in White River Junction.
The Valley News reports that Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center will close at the end of the month after a series of health and safety violations.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The head of the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire is retiring next spring.
The Valley News reports that during her 10-year tenure, Jeanne McLaughlin has guided the organization to more secure financial footing and helped shape an affiliation agreement between her organization and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.