Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott proposed a $7.7 billion state budget Tuesday at a time when there are “historic” resources that will enable the state to invest in a host of economic development and infrastructure projects, cut taxes and help prepare the state for the future.
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Land Trust and the state of Vermont have finalized a deal to protect 6,500 acres of land in Worcester and Elmore.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Work on the 93-mile (150-kilometer) Lamoille Valley Rail Trail that will cross Vermont between Swanton and St. Johnsbury will be finished by the end of the year, according to state officials.
A dangerous winter storm was bringing significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the East Coast of the U.S. on Monday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s annual Free Ice Fishing Day sponsored by the Department of Fish and Wildlife will be held this year on Jan. 29.
BOSTON (AP) — Officials across New England cautioned residents to stay indoors Saturday as a blast of Arctic air drives windchills as low as 35 degrees below zero (37 below zero Celsius) ahead of a winter storm.
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Medical Center has reopened its inpatient rehabilitation facility at its Fanny Allen campus in Colchester after working more than a year to solve an air quality issue, the hospital said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott has signed a bill into law allowing municipal governments to pass budgets with pre-printed ballots for their annual town meetings this year and to hold informational meetings about budgets remotely as COVID-19 continues to spread in the state.
The Vermont Supreme Court upheld Friday a lower court order that the owner of an unpermitted firearms training school that has drawn complaints about noise and intimidation from neighbors demolish any unpermitted buildings on the Pawlet property and pay more than $46,600.
Northeast organic dairy companies are trying to recruit consumers to help strengthen the industry after news that 135 farms in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and New York will lose their milk contracts.
BOSTON (AP) — Two environmental groups have settled a federal lawsuit with a waste management company over allegations the company’s landfill in New Hampshire leaked toxic chemicals into a nearby river.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state's attorney in Vermont's largest county says her office will not prosecute some cases where evidence was seized during traffic stops as a way to tackle racial disparities in those stops.
Up to 100 Afghan refugees are in the process of being welcomed to southern Vermont by a refugee resettlement organization and a number of community groups, organizers said Thursday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, is operating under an emergency staffing plan because 422 staff members are out of work for COVID-19 related reasons.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale made it official Thursday: She is seeking the Democratic primary nomination to run for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Finn Sullivan had 19 points to lead five Vermont players in double figures as the Catamounts easily beat Stony Brook 98-65 on Wednesday night. Ryan Davis added 17 points for the Catamounts. Ben Shungu chipped in 13, Aaron Deloney scored 11 and Justin Mazzulla had 10.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Nearly 100 Vermont National Guard soldiers will return Thursday from Africa where they were deployed last year, the guard said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A panel of lawmakers and union representatives has voted to endorse a plan to make up some of the short fall in pension funding for state employees.
MONTREAL (AP) — The premier of the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec announced Tuesday that adult residents who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be charged a financial penalty.
BOSTON (AP) — The Northeast girded Tuesday for extreme cold that was expected to reach a wind chill value of minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 40 Celsius) in some northern areas and closed some schools elsewhere.
BOSTON (AP) — The New England states are bracing for extreme cold that is already closing some schools and threatening the power grid this week.
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — The lawyer for a Vermont man accused of killing his wife more than three years ago has asked a judge to move the first-degree murder trial out of Orleans County because of what he said was an “extraordinary amount” of pre-trial publicity.
WATERFORD, Vt. (AP) — A barred owl that teachers and students found injured in a school parking lot in Waterford in November was released back into the nearby woods this week.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Legislature is authorizing municipal governments and school districts to pass budgets with pre-printed ballots this year to help cope with the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
Investment management company Merrill has agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle allegations over its handling of accounts used related to fraud in northern Vermont developments that involved foreign investors' money, the state of Vermont announced Friday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is going to deliver 500,000 free rapid tests for COVID-19 using a system developed by the National Institutes of Health, the governor's office says.
Although navigating a path out of the pandemic remains a top issue, Vermont cannot let COVID-19 derail efforts to address the key need for more people and more workers, Republican Gov. Phil Scott said during his State of the State address Wednesday.
LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — First thought to be a lost dog, a German shepherd named Tinsley successfully led New Hampshire law enforcement to the site of its owner's late-night rollover crash.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's nursing shortage has reached a critical point amid the pandemic, requiring new funding proposals to recruit and train additional health care workers, state and federal leaders warned.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former hermit in New Hampshire whose cabin in the woods burned down after nearly three decades on the property that he was ordered to leave has been charged with trespassing there once again, turning a shed that survived the fire into a makeshift home outfitted with a …
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A 34-year-old inmate died at the Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport, the Vermont Department of Corrections says.