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BC-VT--Vermont News Digest, 6 pm, VT

February 24, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 802-229-0577.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

ROUTE 2 POTHOLES: The Vermont Agency of Transportation says it plans to start repaving a potholed section of Route 2 between Plainfield and Danville in two years.

YEAR OF THE BIRD: It may be the Year of the Pig according to the Chinese Zodiac, but in Norwich, 2019 is the Year of the Bird.

SUPERFUND SITES-REVIEW: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it plans to do comprehensive reviews of site cleanups at six federally designated Superfund sites in Vermont.

TOWN MEETING BUS: Voters in St. Johnsbury will be able to take a shuttle bus to the polls on Town Meeting Day as part of a get-out-the-vote effort.

LOGGING FATAL: Police say an 80-year-old man was killed when his logging skidder overturned in Springfield.


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