- Legal pot supporters see hopes dim in Vermont Updated: May-02-16 6:21 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Key legislative leaders said Monday they did not believe they could muster support in the House for a Senate-passed bill legalizing marijuana in Vermont.
- Vermont family to keep wood duck after state issues permit Updated: May-02-16 5:31 pm
MIDDLESEX, Vermont - State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one of her dogs when it was a chick.
- How little Leicester pulled off the seemingly impossible Updated: May-02-16 5:13 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Leicester has pulled off the seemingly impossible and won the English Premier League.
- Demonstrators protest rail facility project in Shelburne Updated: May-02-16 3:41 am
SHELBURNE, Vermont - Demonstrators gathered in Shelburne over the weekend to protest a forthcoming rail facility set to be constructed along the LaPlatte River in the northwest Vermont town.
- Vermont State Police captain to focus on impartial policing Updated: May-02-16 12:25 am
WATERBURY, Vermont - A Vermont State Police captain is being given the responsibility of ensuring troopers are fair and impartial.
- Vermont urges residents to avoid attracting bears Updated: May-02-16 12:24 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is urging residents to avoid attracting hungry bears this spring by removing or securing potential food sources.
- Over to you, Spurs: Leicester 2 points away from EPL title Updated: May-01-16 3:05 pm
MANCHESTER, England - One chance gone for Leicester in its attempt to clinch a first English league title.
- Leicester misses 1st chance to clinch Premier League title Updated: May-01-16 12:38 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Leicester missed its first opportunity to clinch the Premier League title, drawing 1-1 at Manchester United on Sunday to move within two points of the most unlikely championship in English soccer in a generation.
- Traveling Ranieri could miss Leicester clinching EPL title Updated: May-01-16 12:11 pm
MANCHESTER, England - If Leicester clinches the English Premier League title on Monday, its manager might be among the last people to know.
- Rutland 'rose to the top' in discussions on Syrian refugees Updated: May-01-16 10:50 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Rutland was one of a number of Vermont communities that offered to host Syrian refugees in the weeks and months to come, said the official who oversees refugee resettlement in the state.
- Vermont company to donate to NC gender law repeal Updated: May-01-16 10:15 am
WILLISTON, Vermont - AllEarth Renewables, a Vermont-based solar tracker manufacturer, has announced the company will donate a portion of every tracker sale in North Carolina to the repeal effort of state law HB 2, which it calls discriminatory.
- Vermont farmers can apply for US water monitoring grants Updated: May-01-16 10:02 am
COLCHESTER, Vermont - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Vermont farmers are eligible to apply for grants to help pay for monitoring stations at the edges of fields that can gauge water quality as it leaves the field.
- Amtrak Vermonter to offer carry-on bike service Updated: May-01-16 9:23 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont state officials have announced that the Amtrak Vermonter trains are launching a new service allowing bikes to be loaded onto trains.
- Drug-detecting spit test bill passes House, despite science Updated: Apr-30-16 9:29 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House passed a bill calling for a saliva test to be used to check drivers for the presence of marijuana and other drugs - after a state-retained lab warned the test could not be used to measure impairment behind the wheel, documents show.
- Wildlife to be celebrated at annual festival in Rockingham Updated: Apr-30-16 8:34 am
ROCKINGHAM, Vermont - Wildlife will be celebrated at the seventeenth annual Herrick's Cove Wildlife Festival this weekend in the southern Vermont town of Rockingham.
- Vermont to collect unused, expired prescription drugs Updated: Apr-30-16 8:23 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermonters are encouraged to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
- Vermont's spring turkey hunt opens Sunday Updated: Apr-30-16 8:21 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont's spring turkey hunting season opens this weekend.
- Vermont high court sides with solar project developers Updated: Apr-29-16 6:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A fragmented Vermont Supreme Court on Friday sided with developers of a major solar power project in Rutland Town against the wishes of the town and its neighbors.
- Police: Man charged with hate crime after threatening woman Updated: Apr-29-16 5:14 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont police say a Burlington man is charged with a hate crime after they say he pointed what appeared to be a gun at woman wearing a hijab and called her a terrorist.
- Scott breaks tie to lighten no-helmet penalty for bikers Updated: Apr-29-16 2:46 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican candidate for governor, has cast an unusual tie-breaking vote in favor of lightening the penalty for riding a motorcycle without a helmet.
- Mormon to buy 500 more acres in Vermont for utopia community Updated: Apr-29-16 12:29 pm
SHARON, Vermont - A Mormon Utah businessman who wants to build a massive, futuristic, utopia-like community in central Vermont says he's about to buy 500 more acres of land for the project, bringing his total to about 1,400 acres.
- $250k needed so consultant can study bid for dam, group says Updated: Apr-29-16 11:00 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A working group created to determine if Vermont should try to buy more than a dozen dams on the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers is asking for money to hire a consultant to update a 2004 analysis conducted when the state last considered buying them.
- Newark school principal accused of embezzlement Updated: Apr-28-16 5:59 pm
NEWARK, Vermont - Vermont State Police say the principal of the Newark Street School has been arrested on a charge of embezzling from the school.
- Judge unfreezes some assets of businessman accused of fraud Updated: Apr-28-16 4:56 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A judge in Miami has unfrozen some of the assets of a businessman accused in a massive fraud scheme involving developments in Vermont.
- Automatic voter registration becomes law in Vermont Updated: Apr-28-16 3:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - While voting rights advocates lament new ballot access restrictions in several states, Vermont on Thursday became the fourth state to expand access when Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill that automatically registers eligible residents to vote when they apply for a driver's license.