- Governor signs bill ending Vermont vaccine exemption Updated: May-28-15 3:50 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed into law a hotly debated bill that ends the state's philosophical exemption for families who don't want to have their children fully vaccinated.
- Investigators suspect fire caused by wiring problem Updated: May-28-15 9:19 am
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vermont - Fire investigators suspect an apartment building fire in St. Johnsbury may have started from an electrical problem.
- Health officials tell Vermonters to watch for ticks Updated: May-28-15 7:43 am
BARRE, Vermont - Vermont health officials are urging residents to be vigilant in what they expect to be another active season for disease-carrying ticks, as reports of Lyme disease are on the rise.
- Marathon issues statement on shortage of medals Updated: May-28-15 5:08 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The People's United Bank Vermont City Marathon is apologizing for not having enough medals for finishers on Sunday.
- Fishing boat in Vermont catches fire after lightning strike Updated: May-28-15 4:41 am
GEORGIA, Vermont - Firefighters have put out a fire on a fishing boat in northwestern Vermont caused by a lightning strike.
- Some Vermont doctors to prescribe state parks for exercise Updated: May-27-15 5:46 pm
WATERBURY CENTER, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is teaming up with some doctors with a plan to get more people outside and exercising by having the physicians write "prescriptions" that are really free passes to any Vermont State Park.
- Bennington man finds Vietnam dog tags left behind in garage Updated: May-27-15 3:03 pm
BENNINGTON, Vermont - A Bennington man has uncovered a piece of forgotten history left behind at his home when cleaning out his garage.
- Tens of thousands of bees, honey, found in library pillar Updated: May-27-15 8:14 am
SWANTON, Vermont - It's safe to go in the library in Swanton, Vermont, now that the bees are gone.
- Community to discuss string of suspicious fires since 2005 Updated: May-27-15 7:43 am
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vermont - People who live in in Londonderry, Vermont, are meeting to discuss a string of suspicious fires going back a decade.
- Mother of man charged with holding wife: She chose to stay Updated: May-27-15 4:28 am
RUTLAND, Vermont - The mother of a man charged with holding his wife captive in the bedroom of their home says the woman wanted to be locked in by her husband.
- Vermont Fish & Wildlife to sell special stamps as fundraiser Updated: May-27-15 3:44 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife has a new program to help conserve open spaces and wildlife habitat in the state.
- Vermont veterans' hospital hosting May 30 Memorial Day event Updated: May-27-15 3:38 am
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vermont - Vermont's lone veterans' hospital is going to be hosting a Memorial Day ceremony on the day that was traditionally reserved for the celebration.
- FTC approves Reynolds' purchase of cigarette rival Lorillard Updated: May-26-15 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON - Reynolds American's proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard has cleared a key regulatory hurdle to move closer to completing a deal that will unite some of the nation's top cigarette brands.
- Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman Updated: May-26-15 6:20 pm
COLCHESTER, Vermont - A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes.
- Man pleads not guilty in Brownington shooting death Updated: May-26-15 3:59 pm
BROWNINGTON, Vermont - A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of an acquaintance in the town of Brownington.
- 2 suspects in killing of grandmother to be tried separately Updated: May-26-15 11:15 am
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vermont - Two Vermont men charged with killing a Sheffield grandmother almost five years ago are going to be tried separately.
- 7 ducklings rescued from Home Depot storm drain in Rutland Updated: May-26-15 5:08 am
RUTLAND, Vermont - Seven ducklings that were rescued from a Home Depot storm drain in Rutland after falling through the grate are being cared for by a woman who sells flowers to the store.
- Court moves to temporary space during construction Updated: May-26-15 4:53 am
MORRISVILLE, Vermont - The Vermont Superior Court in Lamoille County is moving temporarily to a former hotel while construction is being done on the courthouse.
- Champlain Mini Maker Faire seeks participants for fall event Updated: May-25-15 11:50 am
SHELBURNE, Vermont - Makers of do-it-yourself projects - whether it's a piece of art or a tool- are encouraged to take part in the fourth-annual Champlain Mini Maker Faire in Shelburne this fall.
- Burlington police seek suspect in downtown assault Updated: May-25-15 10:18 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Burlington police are seeking a suspect who tried to steal a woman's purse and then assaulted a man walking with her.
- Vermont National Guard held Memorial Day ceremony Updated: May-25-15 9:31 am
COLCHESTER, Vermont - The Vermont National Guard is remembering those who died in service.
- New York husband and wife killed in Vermont motorcycle crash Updated: May-25-15 9:23 am
WOODFORD, Vermont - State Police say a husband and wife from Troy, New York, were killed when the motorcycle they were on hit a guardrail on Vermont Route 9 in Woodford.
- Vermont gun range ticketed for noise violations Updated: May-24-15 2:17 pm
WILLISTON, Vermont - A Vermont shooting range has been cited twice in the past month for noise violations after terminating its agreement with the town of Williston - which rejected its proposal to add a third day of shooting.
- Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lake Updated: May-24-15 12:49 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Scientists at the University of Vermont still chuckle at the memory of Lake Champlain's brief listing as the sixth Great Lake, and they don't hold a grudge: those who spent years studying the not-so-great lake are hosting colleagues from across the globe eager to hear about the latest research about the world's largest bodies of fresh water.
- 2 June business sessions to focus on online security Updated: May-24-15 11:38 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont businesses looking to boost their online security will have two chances to attend conferences on the topic in June.