- Ex-Vermont employee faces embezzlement charges Updated: Apr-18-14 7:16 pm
- Vermont says unemployment now 2nd lowest in US Updated: Apr-18-14 2:40 pm
- Correction: Health Overhaul-Audit story Updated: Apr-16-14 5:16 pm
- Vermont holds last 2 annual deer hearings Updated: Apr-12-14 4:04 pm
- Correction: Federal Grants story Updated: Apr-11-14 4:59 pm
- Minor flooding expected in Orleans County Updated: Apr-08-14 4:40 pm
- Snow is keeping many spring athletes inside Updated: Apr-05-14 12:29 pm
- 4-decade Vermont clean air leader gets EPA award Updated: Apr-03-14 4:05 am
- State officials to host wind power noise workshops Updated: Apr-02-14 10:49 am
- New Vermont law encouraging small power generation Updated: Apr-01-14 5:26 pm
- Vt. unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent Updated: Mar-28-14 10:31 am
- Connecticut River projects get $445K in grants Updated: Mar-24-14 10:23 am
- Vermont towns in flood zones paying the price Updated: Mar-24-14 6:25 am
- Vermont program recycles farm plastics for free Updated: Mar-22-14 1:13 pm
- Vt. governor signs bill on language updates to law Updated: Mar-21-14 4:23 pm
- Vt. lawmaker resigns to take health care job Updated: Mar-21-14 4:16 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.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin says the latest unemployment statistics show Vermont now has the second lowest unemployment rate in the country.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story April 12 about a planned review of the rollout of the Vermont Health Connect website by the state auditor, The Associated Press incorrectly reported how much had been spent on the project so far. About $66 million in federal grants has been spent, not $180 million. The story also should have made clear that the federal government will make a total of $173 million in grants available for the program and other health reform efforts.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department will be holding two more public meetings next month to discuss management of the state's deer herd.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story April 10 about two federal grants for rural development projects, The Associated Press, relying on information from the state's congressional delegation, erroneously reported the name of one of the recipients. The grant was for the Greensboro Fire District No. 1, not the Greensboro Fire Department.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The National Weather Service says the Barton River in Vermont's Orleans County is expected to cause minor flooding.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Montpelier High School boys' baseball team had a home scrimmage scheduled for next week and the girls' tennis team had a home match scheduled for Monday, but both are being pushed back because spring hasn't really sprung yet in Vermont.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The longtime head of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation's Air Pollution Control Division is being recognized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for his efforts to improve air quality in the state and New England.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Public Service Board will be hosting workshops about noise and electricity generation projects, including wind power farms, but opponents worry that new regulations will not apply to existing wind projects.
EAST MONTPELIER, Vermont - It's now easier for more small power generators in the state to get paid for any excess electricity they produce by sending that power back onto the electric grid, according to a new law signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.7 percent, the fifth lowest rate in the country.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Seven Connecticut River watershed projects are getting over $445,000 in grants from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Much of downtown Montpelier is perched along the banks of the North Branch of the Winooski River, a waterway that has poured into buildings, forcing many homeowners to purchase flood insurance.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A new pilot program in Vermont will allow farmers to recycle the plastics they accumulate for free at various locations statewide.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Stirling Peebles stood before Gov. Peter Shumlin, a crowd of lawmakers, disability rights advocates and media people Friday and told how words can hurt.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont state lawmaker is leaving the legislature to become a paid advocate pushing for the implementation of the state's universal health care plan.