MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state and Vermont Legal Aid have reached a settlement over the end of a hotel voucher program for some of the homeless population during the pandemic, the Vermont Agency of Human Services and the legal services group announced Friday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The city council in Montpelier, Vermont, has postponed a vote on whether to allow people experiencing homelessness to camp in city parks.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Celebrations were held at Amtrak stations across Vermont on Monday to mark the return of passenger rail service to the state.
Both the Vermonter train and the Ethan Allen Express resume passenger service on Monday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Montpelier’s Kellogg-Hubbard Library has stopped levying late fees on overdue books.
The late fee used to be 25 cents a day, but on July 1, thanks to business support, donors, and their ongoing book sale, they’ve turned a page.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials are planning a celebration to mark the return of Amtrak passenger trains to Vermont later this month.
The July 19 event at the Montpelier Amtrak station will also include officials from the town of Berlin and the Vermont Agency of Transportation.
The Vermont Senate on Thursday voted to override Gov. Phil Scott's vetoes of bills that would allow non-citizens to vote on local issues in the cities of Montpelier and Winooski.
The 20-10 vote on both bills came during the second day of a two-day veto session.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s unemployment rate was 2.6% for May, a decrease from 2.9% for April, the state Labor Department reported Wednesday.
The rate put Vermont back to pre-pandemic levels, Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington said.
The Vermont House on Wednesday voted to override Republican Gov. Phil Scott's veto of separate bills that would change the municipal charters of the cities of Montpelier and Winooski to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Don't have a fishing license in Vermont? No problem.
On Saturday, anglers can fish for free without a license in the state's lakes and rivers during Vermont's annual free fishing day.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed two bills that would have approved charter amendments in Montpelier and Winooski to allow noncitizen residents to vote in their local elections, saying while well-intentioned the measures would lead to inconsistency in election policy.
BOSTON (AP) — Coronavirus developments around New England:
More than half the population of Massachusetts is now fully vaccinated from COVID-19, according to public health data released Saturday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Vermont's tourism industry is estimated to be down about $700 million to date, according to the state Department of Tourism...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — More than 20 Vermont communities have approved allowing retail marijuana businesses within their borders...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vaccination sites will be open on Tuesday in Vermont as most of the state is expected to get a half to a foot (15-30 centimeters) of snow but anyone concerned about traveling can reschedule their appointments, state officials said Monday...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The mayor of Montpelier is urging protesters and counter-protesters to stay home this Sunday rather than gather at the Vermont Statehouse...
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The man convicted of the first homicide in Vermont's capital city since the 1920s has been sentenced to 25-years-to-life in prison, the attorney general's office said Monday.
Jayveon Caballero was sentenced Monday by Vermont Superior Court Judge Marry Morrissey in Barre.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — If the number of COVID-19 cases continues to remain low at Vermont colleges, universities, and schools, Gov...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Applications from Vermont child care providers are being accepted to help mitigate losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Operation Relief Grant has $12 million in federal funding that will be distributed to child care providers.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The youngest member of the Vermont State Police bow-wowed people at the Montpelier Statehouse on Friday...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials say the Thanksgiving dinner held at a church in the Vermont capital set a record.
The Times Argus reports the 47th annual Washington County Youth Service Bureau’s Thanksgiving feast in Montpelier is likely to have served more than 800 people at the Bethany Church and with home deliveries.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — In a story Oct. 27 about a display of historic flood levels in Montpelier, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a research hydrologist said the 1927 marker was more than 10 feet above sea level...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An attorney and farmer says he is running for Vermont governor as a Republican.
Mychamplainvalley.com reports that John Klar, of Brookfield, announced his candidacy on the Statehouse steps in Montpelier on Monday...
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.
The appropriation came after a request from the newly formed Homelessness Task Force Committee.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — More than $2.5 million in grants is going to nine Vermont communities to support housing, infrastructure and community development projects.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott and local, state and federal partners announced the community development grants on Monday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials who work to protect and promote Vermont's downtowns are going to be celebrating the historic character of downtowns that also help drive local economies.
The Times Argus reports the annual Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference will be on Wednesday in Montpelier.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Schools in the Vermont school district that includes Montpelier are now stocking the drug used to reverse opioid overdoses.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A traffic study of Vermont's capital city is suggesting that more traffic circles could improve vehicle flow and make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The Main Street/Barre Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Scoping Study was presented to the city council on Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy has spent much of his adult life crusading for the issues that are important to him and now he's helping to commemorate the 80th birthday of his childhood hero, Batman, the caped crusader, who Leahy credits with helping him win a ban on the export of land mines...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The four candidates vying to become the next adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard through an antiquated election system that some lawmakers want to end are promising to change the organization, including making it more welcoming for women...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — In a story Oct. 26 about two rival candidates performing a duet, The Associated Press reported erroneously when one candidate emailed the other...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's capital city is trying a natural way to get rid of poison ivy — grazing goats...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's capital city said merci via Skype on Thursday to a French city it's named after for some misspelled soccer jerseys that were sent its way...
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A two-and-a-half-year-old in Department for Children's and Families custody is in critical condition. The toddler was found unconscious at an East Montpelier pool.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Northeast was in dig-out mode Wednesday, a day after a treacherous storm packing strong winds and accompanying plummeting temperatures left some residents dealing with rock-hard ice and others with more than 2 feet of snow...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With enrollment in culinary institutes in decline and programs across the country closing their doors, schools such as the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont, which graduated celebrity chef Alton Brown, and the Culinary Institute of Charleston, South Carolina, are committed to staying relevant and in demand.
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Just one day after President Trump was sworn into office, protesters and civil rights advocates across the country joined the Women's March to rally for equal rights.