MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wildlife officials are holding virtual public hearings next month on the status of migratory game bird populations and this year's hunting seasons in the Lake Champlain areas of Vermont and New York.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A congressman from Maine who cast one of two Democratic votes against the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill said the proposal contained too much unnecessary spending.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The group that is overseeing the construction of the 93-mile Lamoille Valley Rail Trail across northern Vermont says it is open to the idea of having the state help pay to maintain the trail once it’s finished.
CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine wants the Biden administration to reconsider U.S.-Canada border restrictions that were imposed a year ago because of the pandemic.
POWNAL, Vt. (AP) — Officials in the southern Vermont town of Pownal have been forced to postpone next week's Town Meeting election until the end of the month after 1,100 town reports mailed to voters were returned by the post office because of incorrect addresses.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman charged with fleeing the United States for Nicaragua with her daughter rather than share custody with her former same-sex partner pleaded not guilty Friday back in Buffalo, New York, the city from which the mother and daughter allegedly departed.
Vermont is much closer than many other states in getting kids fully back to in-person learning amid the pandemic but even with improvements to remote learning and some in-person instruction it's not sufficient and many students are struggling, Gov. Phil Scott said Friday during his twice-wee…
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The artist who painted two now-unwanted murals about the Underground Railroad at Vermont Law School nearly 30 years ago asked a court to stop the school from moving forward with painting over them, but agreed to allow the murals to be covered for the moment.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Firefighters in the Vermont town of Rutland won’t be required to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19, town officials decided.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Labor is finalizing plans to mail new tax documents to everyone who received unemployment benefits last year.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced the Vermont high school winners of his annual State of the Union essay contest.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers are preparing a COVID-19 relief measure to provide assistance to people and businesses across the state while waiting for Congress to pass a bigger package.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The board of the financially challenged Vermont State College System has voted to proceed with a plan to consolidate the three residential colleges and make the Community College of Vermont a separate institution.
JERICHO, Vt. (AP) — About 100 Vermont National Guard soldiers are due home after spending more than a month helping to provide security in Washington around the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A free expungement “tele-clinic” will be held next month focused on removing eligible criminal charges and convictions for clients of the Association of Africans Living in Vermont, Migrant Justice and Mercy Connections, the attorney general's office said.
BOSTON (AP) — From Harvard’s president to an executive in Boston’s booming biotech industry, dozens of New England business, higher education and political leaders on Friday urged Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, following the introduction of President Joe Biden’s wide-ran…
WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Former All-Star baseball player Johnny Damon was arrested Friday in central Florida on a charge of resisting an officer after he was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence, according to court and jail records.
The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday upheld the legality of a 2018 state law that restricts the size of large-capacity ammunition magazines for firearms.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott on Friday signed an executive order creating the Governor’s Commission on the Future of Vermont Agriculture to come up with ways to grow and expand Vermont's agriculture.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In the past year, insurrectionists have breached the U.S. Capitol and armed protesters have forced their way into statehouses around the country. But the question of whether guns should be allowed in capitol buildings remains political, and states are going in opposite d…
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — UPS has severed its relationship with a Vermont store that refused to comply with the state’s mask rules designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Advocates and some lawmakers in Vermont want to create safe drug consumption sites, make the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone more available and provide fentanyl testing strips to decrease the number of opioid-related deaths in the state.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott signed a proclamation on Wednesday naming it “Recovery Day" in Vermont, which he called one small way to help reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorder.
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — A four-page joint advisory from the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the EPA and Multi-State Center for Internet Security has been circulated among Vermont officials outlining how to avoid cyberattacks.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation says the New Jersey vendor picked for the latest round of a federal food distribution program in Vermont is failing to meet the needs of hungry residents amid the pandemic.
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A former gunpowder plant owner imprisoned over a deadly 2010 explosion has been denied a request for an early release.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Although many nursing homes continue to accept new residents, Ohio's two homes for veterans still aren't accepting additional patients nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic first hit the state.
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police detectives are working with the St. Johnsbury Police Department are investigating the suspicious death of a 45-year-old man.
POMFRET, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont school that closed because of a mold problem and dropping enrollment plans to reopen next fall as the district deals with a sudden rise of students and the coronavirus protocols.
It’s the not-so-secret, disturbing-to-many fact of Vermont politics. Despite a reputation as one of the most liberal states, it has never sent a woman or a member of a minority group to Congress. And in its 230-year history, only one woman has served as governor.