RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont refugee resettlement organization has proposed bringing more than 300 refugees to the city of Rutland in the next three years.
Amila Merdzanovic, the Vermont director of the U.S.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate will remain in custody, after his bail hearing was postponed for at least two months.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A 28-year-old man who was rescued from a raft off the coast of New England in 2016 after his boat sank pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he killed his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man found floating on a raft off the coast of New England in 2016 after his boat sank was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family's estate.
CLARENDON, Vt. (AP) — No one was hurt when a small plane crashed at the Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport in Clarendon on Saturday, Vermont State Police said.
The pilot, who is from Philadelphia and was the only occupant, told police that he failed to lower the landing gear and the aircraft landed on its belly, authorities said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Half of Vermont’s 14 counties have been rated as having high community levels of COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rankings are based on a handful of factors including new hospital admissions for COVID-19, recent case counts, and the community’s overall hospital capacity.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) _ Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rutland, Vermont-based company said it had net income of 8 cents.
Vermont Transportation Agency officials are warning about people walking along the newly refurbished railroad line between Burlington and Rutland where Amtrak trains are conducting full-speed test runs.
The Vermont town of Pawlet is moving to foreclose on a property with an unpermitted firing range whose owner has not paid a fine of more than $52,000 that is accruing interest daily.
In a Monday filing in Vermont Superior Court in Rutland, the town asked for the judgment against Daniel Banyai, the owner of Slate Ridge Vermont, after the Vermont Supreme Court ruled in January that the fine imposed by a lower court last year was correct.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Montreal man was sentenced Wednesday to just over five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle 1,500 kilos (3,300 pounds) of cocaine from Peru to Vermont and then to Canada.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — At least 25 communities have approved Town Meeting Day measures allowing retail marijuana sales within their borders as Vermont's first retail businesses are expected to open in the fall.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Rutland this week welcomed its first Afghan refugees who fled their country after U.S. military troops withdrew last year, according to a refugee resettlement organization.
“As of this week we have one family and eight single individuals,” Amila Merdzanovic, the Vermont director of the U.S.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) _ Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rutland, Vermont-based company said it had net income of 18 cents.
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two parents are accused of leaving a 2-year-old in a car when temperatures were below freezing while they skied at a Vermont resort where they also worked.
Killington police received a report of a child left alone in a car on Feb.
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A 150-year-old church has been purchased in Rutland with a clause preventing the building from being torn down, according to the reverend of the First Baptist Church.
The sale to an unnamed buyer earned the congregation $20,000 to help find a new home, with some of the building's contents selling at auction for even more, said the Rev.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Rutland City School Commissioners have voted to reinstate the high school nickname the Raiders after retiring it in late 2020 along with the arrowhead logo, deeming it offensive and hurtful to indigenous people.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is urging snowmobilers to be careful when riding Vermont’s trails this winter.
Green Mountain National Forest officials are advising snowmobilers to exercise caution when operating on the National Forest, and all lands, in the state.
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A food assistance program that was started during the pandemic to help Vermont residents, restaurants and farmers has been extended through April 1, providing an additional three months of meals.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The public is again invited to cut down a Christmas tree from Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest.
A required $5 permit can be purchased online or at Green Mountain National Forest offices in Manchester and Rochester.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Tuesday reported its highest number of hospitalizations from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
A total of 84 people were hospitalized, with 22 in intensive care, according to the Vermont Department of Health.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Thirty-five Afghan refugees are now in Vermont, state officials said.
The families and individuals who were among those airlifted out of Afghanistan with U.S. forces in August are living with host families, mynbc5 reported Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's wild turkey population is the result of a successful wildlife restoration project, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department said.
Wild turkeys had disappeared from the state in the mid-to-late 1800s when land was cleared for farming, destroying habitat, the department said.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Rutland City police officer who fatally shot a man inside a McDonald's restaurant in August after a vehicle chase was justified and will not face charges, the Vermont attorney general's office said Wednesday.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is urging Vermont hunters to be careful during this year’s rifle deer hunting season that began Saturday.
Vermont's white-tailed deer rifle hunt in Vermont is a lifelong tradition for many Vermonters.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A second woman accused of embezzling more than $100,000 in federal funds from Abenaki Self Help Association Inc. has pleaded guilty.
Louise Larivee, 63, of Swanton, pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling from the nonprofit on the third day of a jury trial in Rutland, federal prosecutors said.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — High winds caused thousands of Vermont customers to lose power on Friday.
At noon, utilities reported more than 9,100 customers without service in mostly Chittenden, Addison, and Rutland counties, WCAX-TV reported.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Two people have been injured in a house fire in Rutland.
The fire was reported just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, the Rutland Fire Department said.
Fire Chief Bill Lovett said when firefighters arrived, a man and woman were outside the burning home.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A beloved Halloween tradition in the city of Rutland is returning after being cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Rutland Halloween Parade takes place Saturday evening starting at 6:30 p.m., and includes 71 floats, according to Recreation Superintendent Kim Peters.
WEST HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver in Rutland County on Tuesday morning.
The driver was attempting to pass a tractor trailer on Vermont Route 22A in West Haven when the car hit a utility pole and then another vehicle, police said.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police and federal investigators found evidence of potential human trafficking while searching two Rutland residences suspected of drug trafficking activity on Friday, police said.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Officials in Rutland are hoping to be able to improve the area around the city’s Amtrak train station not far from the city's downtown.
Rutland Alderman Devon Neary, who works for the Rutland Regional Planning Committee, said the commission hopes the city will seek a $300,000 transportation grant for the project.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A dam built at the end of the 18th century has been fully removed after it was abandoned and contributed to flooding that threatened nearby homes in central Vermont.
The removal of the Dunklee Pond dam started in 2019 and was completed in the past month, WCAX-TV reported.