BARRE – Police say a Barre Town man robbed a bank in Barre using a hammer.
EAST MONTPELIER — The fight for the “white table” is on at U-32 Middle and High School, and proponents of the status quo staffing of what all agree is an important math resource lost a battle on Wednesday.
MONTPELIER — Decades after meeting him in the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, the longest-serving U.S. Senator, Patrick Leahy is wishing a happy 80th anniversary to his most well-known associate and Gotham City’s Dark Knight, the Batman.
MONTPELIER — Main Street Middle School student Raghav Dhandi won the annual Vermont Scripps Spelling Bee contest for the second year in a row on Tuesday and will represent the state at the national finals in May.
BARRE — A Morgan horse-meets-mausoleum mural is coming soon to Summer Street, and the colorful collage that screams both “Barre” and “Vermont” is already getting rave reviews even though it hasn’t been fully assembled.
MONTPELIER — The New England Culinary Institute will consolidate its long-running café and bakery with its flagship restaurant on Main Street to get a grasp on its finances, NECI’s president said Tuesday.
MONTPELIER – The Green Mountain Film Festival will present a truncated program of foreign and independent films this year but hopes to rebuild its offerings next year.
PLAINFIELD — In the midst of one of the worst mud seasons in recent memory, the road crew in Plainfield is being commended for its work to keep the roads passable.
EAST MONTPELIER — One of the six school boards in the Washington Central Supervisory Union has a message for Washington County’s three senators as they weigh whether to delay state-ordered school district mergers: Don’t do it!
BARRE — A Barre Town man who allegedly slapped a woman and smashed her cell phone during a late-night argument Friday pleaded not guilty to domestic assault and three other misdemeanors during his arraignment Monday.
RUTLAND — Sublime is an overused word, even by this reviewer, but it best describes Anthony McGill’s performance of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra at the Paramount Theatre on Sunday. And the audience — truly impressive in size for a classical music performance…
BARRE — Days after being told the price of upgrading and expanding the city’s 70-year-old swimming pool could far exceed expectations, local officials learned the federal government is readying to toss a $200,000 lifeline to the $1.1 million project.
Vermont’s black bears might be hungrier than usual this year, and to avoid contact with them, the state suggests people take their bird feeders down before April 1.
MONTPELIER — It’s still a year away from launching, but there’s already momentum gathering to celebrate the commission of the nuclear attack submarine USS Vermont (SSN 792).
MONTPELIER — The maxim “old soldiers never die; they simply fade away” has growing significance for members of the military veterans’ organization The American Legion, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
LEICESTER — State Police said a trooper collapsed shortly after collecting drug evidence at a traffic stop, and had to be revived with several doses of Narcan.
BURLINGTON – The defense for a Williston man charged in criminal court with killing five teenagers from Central Vermont in a wrong-way fiery crash on Interstate 89 has turned over to prosecutors his records from the Howard Center, a mental health facility in Burlington.
MONTPELIER — If a good compromise truly leaves everyone dissatisfied the Senate Education Committee arguably found the sweet spot with a proposal that would give yet-to-be-elected school boards in districts that are under order to merge the option of waiting a year if they act before July 1.
A Rutland man, Shawn LaPlante, is being held in jail after being charged with the March 5 strangulation death of a local woman, Alicia Harrington. A lawyer representing Harrington's family talked on Friday about Harrington as a devoted mother and the loss her family feels.
BARRE — There was no division during the fourth and final meeting of the Barre Unified Union School District’s transitional board Thursday night, but there was plenty of subtraction.
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — The Norwich men’s lacrosse team notched four fourth-quarter goals to push past the Mass. Maritime Buccaneers on Thursday night by a 12-10 final score.
MONTPELIER — The state Attorney General’s office is warning residents about a scam in which consumers are tricked into buying fake tech support and repair services.
MONTPELIER — The 16-year-old Swedish girl leading a worldwide climate change rally Friday, including one in Montpelier, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
BARRE — The Granite City’s designated downtown organization will soon be shopping — again — for an executive director after opting to fill the vacant position on an interim basis.
MONTPELIER — It looks as though a bill requiring safe storage for guns will not move forward in the Senate while a potential waiting period for gun purchases is still up in the air.
MONTPELIER — A narrow vote supporting a charter change aimed at enforcing energy efficiency standards in Capital City buildings has sparked local backlash.
MONTPELIER — The Senate Judiciary Committee took testimony for the first time Wednesday on a bill that would mandate the release of data on extreme risk protection orders.
BARRE — A new-look City Council got its first peek at conceptual plans to refurbish the city’s 70-year-old swimming pool this week and didn’t blink at a projected price tag that far exceeds what voters approved last year.