The Department for Children and Families said in an Oct. 11 court filing that it had discontinued the use of the “North Unit” at the Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center in Colchester that had been used to keep residents in isolation for extended periods of time.
EAST MONTPELIER — The East Montpelier Select Board has voted to offer its employees a 5% increase in subsidies for health insurance to offset increased premiums by insurance companies next year.
BARRE — A man experiencing a mental crisis recently was given assistance at the Aldrich Public Library, according to the library director, who said it was an example of how libraries are becoming community centers.
BARRE — One of the most predictable sources of revenue generated by the Barre Civic Center will take a significant hit even as a new idea to monetize the complex is being rolled out.
MONTPELIER — Todd Provencher, the city’s finance director, is leaving at a time when Montpelier is wrestling with a 25% rise in health care costs that are expected to add 4.5% to the municipal budget.
EAST MONTPELIER — Absentee ballots have been mailed out and early voting is underway because while most of Vermont doesn’t have any business to conduct on the first Tuesday in November this year, the Washington Central Unified Union School District is an exception.
BARRE — Brent Coledo took to the Hokey Pokey and the Chicken Dance like a duck takes to water and by the time the Baby Shark Dance started blaring over a nearby speaker, his preschool classmates were sharing his enthusiasm.
MONTPELIER — The music of Johann Sebastian Bach is becoming an October tradition in the Capital City as folks turned out en masse for the Capital City Concerts program “Sleepers Awake!” Saturday at St. Augustine’s Church. While the church wasn’t packed to the gills like last year, the city’s…
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — “Esai’s Table” is a beautiful and powerful cautionary tale reflecting the tragedy of the young African-American male experience in today’s America. Nathan Yungerberg’s surreal drama is receiving its world premiere production by JAG Productions at the Briggs Opera House…
MENDON — Whether you’ve got tires you want to get rid of or are looking for a deal on some used ones, the Wheels for Warmth program will have you covered this weekend.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – This new information age of ours can be quite dangerous, as revealed by Brenda Winters’ new comedy “Jordan,” receiving its world premiere production by Northern Stage Oct. 16-Nov. 3 at the Barrette Center for the Arts. In fact, Friday’s preview performance hilariously …
MONTPELIER — A climate encampment that took over the State House lawn from Thursday through Saturday afternoon lived up to its mission: it raised awareness in a high-profile, non-violent way. Under a cloudless sky Saturday, the complete opposite of the rainy, cold start a day and half prior,…
GEORGIA – Vermont State Police say a Chittenden County sheriff's deputy was involved in a high-speed hit and run accident on Interstate 89 near Exit 18 on Friday evening.
The appeal by former Rutland city attorney Christopher Sullivan based on the prison sentence he received for his fatal hit-and-run crash in 2013 was dismissed by the Vermont Supreme Court based on the fact that he has already been released from prison.
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BURLINGTON — A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Williamstown felon, facing a charge of illegal possession of firearms during a domestic assault case, is mentally incompetent to stand trial in U.S. District Court.
As Vermont moves into autumn, the first freezes end the growing season and coat the ground with layers of frost. These freezes settle into the “cold hollows” first, and many of us have noticed that one neighbor’s garden may last into October while down the road the tomatoes and basil are kil…
BARRE — Officials urge residents to be cautious when hiring someone to work on their homes as a St. Johnsbury man continues to pick up home improvement fraud charges.
MONTPELIER — The Montpelier-Roxbury Public Schools Board has agreed to hire another teacher because the addition of a one student at Main Street Middle School exceeds the district’s student capacity for sixth grade at the school.
BARRE — A Granite City woman is accused of trying to get a witness to lie in her son’s case where police say he sexually assaulted a woman on multiple occasions and once at gunpoint.
A Nor’Easter slammed the Northeast Wednesday night, and utility crews were working through the night to restore power to more than 12,700 customers.
As tourist season starts to wind down, and the holidays are still a mere twinkle in the distance, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some time in Montpelier.
MONTPELIER — Elisabeth “Bibba” Kahn, a Spanish and French teacher at Main Street Middle School, was hailed as the 2020 Vermont Teacher of the Year at a lively ceremony on Tuesday.
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Attorney General’s office is asking the Vermont Supreme Court to uphold a large-capacity magazine ban, created in part as a response to what the state described as a “narrowly averted school shooting in Fair Haven.”
BARRE — Police say a homeless man previously convicted of possessing child pornography wrote graphic messages on bathrooms about sexually assaulting children.
BARRE – The Barre Opera House is celebrating a $150,000 donation from National Life Group Foundation toward its $1 million Second Century renovation capital campaign.
The Vermont Philharmonic, the state’s oldest community orchestra, opened its 60th season over the weekend, celebrating its music director’s 20th year and introducing two promising young opera stars.