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  • Vermont man charged with attempted murder 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:35 pm
  • BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont police have arrested a man accused of trying to strangle a woman in Burlington.

  • Vermont officials remind boaters to stay safe 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:19 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont officials are reminding boaters and anglers to stay safe on the water and wear flotation vests.

  • Vermont hikers urged to stay off muddy trails 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:13 am
  • WATERBURY CENTER, Vermont - The Green Mountain Club is urging hikers to stay off muddy and high-elevation trails.

  • 15th Herrick's Cove Wildlife Festival coming up 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:46 am
  • ROCKINGHAM, Vermont - The 15th annual Herrick's Cove Wildlife Festival in the Vermont town of Rockingham is going to include nature walks, and live animals including birds, mammals and reptiles.

  • US Forest Service promotes summer fun at ski areas 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:22 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Three Vermont ski areas at least partially located in the Green Mountain National Forest could expand their summer recreational activities by taking part in a new national program designed to promote year-round recreation activities on the federal land.

  • Burlington to hold meeting on bike path 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:14 am
  • BURLINGTON, Vermont - The city of Burlington is holding a public meeting next month to discuss proposed improvements to the bike path along Lake Champlain.

  • Police: 4 charged after vandalism, fight at party 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:44 pm
  • IRASBURG, Vermont - Vermont State Police say four people are facing charges after a window was smashed and a fight broke out at a party in Irasburg.

  • 18 northern New England colleges get green ranking 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:44 pm
  • Northern New England has made a strong showing in the Princeton Review's 2014 guide to "green colleges," with 18 colleges and universities receiving recognition.

  • Stepfather charged in 2-year-old's death released 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:19 am
  • POULTNEY, Vermont - A Poultney man charged in the death of his 2-year-old stepdaughter has been released on bail.

  • UN ambassador, swimmer among Vermont speakers 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:10 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - A long-distance swimmer, an oceanographer and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations are among this spring's commencement speakers at Vermont colleges and universities.

  • Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 9:49 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - As college students prepare to leave New Hampshire and Vermont for summer break, a recent national study raises questions about how many will return in the fall.

  • 37 Vermont buildings to receive preservation money 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:44 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Thirty-seven Vermont buildings in 11 counties are going to be sharing $540,000 in state preservation grants.

  • 5 Vermont ski areas still open 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:19 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Ski Areas Association says five ski resorts will remain open this weekend, with three planning to offer skiing and riding into May.

  • Ex-Vermont employee faces embezzlement charges 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:16 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - A former state employee was charged Friday with embezzling more than $50,000 by using what Gov. Peter Shumlin called a "fairly sophisticated" scheme that involved setting up false claims against the state and then using the money that was to pay those claims for her own purposes.

  • Fire destroys Swanton sugar house 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:46 pm
  • SWANTON, Vermont - Fire has destroyed a sugar house in the Vermont town of Swanton.

  • Vermont says unemployment now 2nd lowest in US 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:40 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin says the latest unemployment statistics show Vermont now has the second lowest unemployment rate in the country.

  • Pilot parachutes from small plane before crash 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:38 pm
  • HIGHGATE, Vermont - Vermont State Police say the pilot of a small plane that crashed next to Interstate 89 in Highgate suffered minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane to safety.

  • 8 people arrested in drug sweep 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:19 am
  • HARTFORD, Vermont - Police in the Vermont town of Hartford say eight people have been arrested on the sale and possession of narcotics.

  • General store succeeding after reopening 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:58 am
  • BARNARD, Vermont - A nonprofit group's effort to buy and reopen a building that housed a general store for 180 years in Vermont has been a success.

  • Mental health evaluation ordered in shootings case 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:49 am
  • MIDDLEBURY, Vermont - A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation of a Vermont man charged with shooting and wounding two state police troopers and a disabled neighbor to determine if he is competent to stand trial.

  • Vermont Yankee nuke seeks to end emergency zone 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:06 am
  • VERNON, Vermont - The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding the reactor after it ceases operation later this year.

  • Burlington school district facing tax penalties 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:05 am
  • BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Burlington School District is expecting to be fined for late payment and nonpayment of payroll taxes.

  • Man killed in Vt. motorcycle crash 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:43 pm
  • BURLINGTON, Vermont - Police say a 24-year-old man has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Burlington.

  • Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:55 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday.

  • Police: Vermont deaths likely a murder-suicide 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:28 pm
  • STOWE, Vermont - Police in Stowe, Vermont, are calling a suspected murder-suicide a "tragic act of domestic violence."