Programs to provide financial assistance to help Vermont tenants, landlord and low-income homeowners struggling because of the pandemic to pay rent and mortgages will be available for application Monday, according to Gov. Phil Scott.
BURLINGTON – Ariel Quiros, who the government maintains was the ring leader of a major federal EB-5 investment fraud in the Northeast Kingdom, plans to withdraw his not guilty pleas, his new lawyer revealed Friday.
When Brad Johnson and Derek O’Toole talk about horsepower, they’re talking about actual horse power. The two men are co-owners of Third Branch Horse Logging, of Braintree, which uses draft horses for logging and other forest management jobs.
MONTPELIER — A series of mysterious water main breaks, including one that turned the eastbound lane of the Barre-Montpelier Road into a river early Thursday evening, have triggered localized “boil water” notices and challenged a furlough-depleted public works crew.
BARRE — The Barre Unified Union School District plans to construct a new building designed to serve up to 60 special needs students on property it recently acquired on Allen Street just cleared an important regulatory hurdle.
Rutland City police who were present during an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday morning were identified Thursday afternoon in a prepared statement released by Vermont State Police.
An iced coffee to go from a table on the side of the street. A gin and tonic for the road, or a drink to linger over at an outdoor patio. Curbside pickup of some new grilling utensils or a mountain bike. Things in Montpelier might look and feel a little different this year, but the “new norm…
MONTPELIER — The timing isn’t optimal, and money is beyond tight, but the City Council is readying to invest in a prime piece of downtown real estate.
MONTPELIER — City councilors have unanimously rejected a request they temporarily close State Street to accommodate the painting of a patriotic mural they fear would muddle the message of the three-word one that is already there.
BURLINGTON - A Barre man, believed to be the first person charged in U.S. District Court in Vermont with a federal hate crime, pleaded guilty Wednesday to interfering with a largely Hispanic family’s right to live in their home.
MONTPELIER — Thirty-four public schools across Vermont have been awarded emergency mini-grants totaling $120,000 to help respond to unmet student needs around mental health, food and access to learning spurred by COVID-19.
A religious “camp” that saw several hundred students from out-of-state bused to the Holiday Inn over the weekend is over-capacity by a few dozen people, according to state officials.
MONTPELIER — A city committee is poised to negotiate an a la carte contract for the consultant-led creation of the Capital City’s first-ever social justice action plan.
BARRE — When it comes to increases in education property tax rates the two-town Barre Unified Union School district is way above average this year.
Officials from communities that have cracked down on mask-wearing say they remain lenient about it, and that approach seems to be working.
EAST MONTPELIER – The Washington Central School Board is short another member even as it is poised to hire two new nurses — including one whose duties will be to coordinate the six-school district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BERLIN – The Select Board trimmed 2 cents from a projected tax rate increase and agreed to explore upgrading a grader members were told Monday night will require significant work to extend its useful life.
BARRE — A homeless man, who has been held without bail for the past 10 months, will have two weeks to decide whether to accept the state’s offer to settle all of the felonies – including one count of attempted second-degree murder – against him.
A federally funded program that distributed food to thousands of people at state airports across Vermont over the past two months will be entering a new phase.
MONTPELIER — Hours after his ceremonial swearing in, Police Chief Brian Peete was out of uniform, but still on duty Wednesday night, attempting to quell some residents’ concerns about a school-based police officer, and pleading with the School Board to resist their calls to eliminate that position.
BURLINGTON — The Fourth of July typically means gathering with family and friends, firing up the grill and enjoying the unofficial launch of summer. Unfortunately, sometimes it also means an unexpected trip to the Emergency Department due to burns or other injuries. Although this year’s Inde…
WATERBURY — Vermont State Police are investigating graffiti tied to a white supremacist group that was painted on the dam at Waterbury Reservoir. Police say they were called to Waterbury Reservoir on Wednesday, after a worker found the graffiti on the east side of the dam — a location that h…
MONTPELIER —The Vermont State Colleges System announced this week that it has partnered with Vermont Electric Power Company to offer free WiFi to the general public on the campuses of Northern Vermont University, Castleton University and Vermont Technical College.
BARRE — City councilors got a crash course in current events Tuesday night, navigating a series of race-based agenda items during a marathon meeting that produced mixed results and twice required Mayor Lucas Herring to cast tie-breaking votes.
BERLIN — Central Vermont Medical Center now has temperature-checking equipment that has helped free up staff and mitigate long lines for screening those looking to enter the hospital due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.