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Stories with place: Barre
  • Firefighter charged with embezzling from union 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:35 am
  • BARRE, Vermont - The president of the local firefighters union in Barre, Vermont, has been accused of embezzling funds from the organization.

  • Shumlin appoints Walz new Vermont House member 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:14 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Tommy Walz of Barre to fill the Vermont House seat left vacant by the recent resignation of Rep. Tess Taylor.

  • States rebel against powerful new painkiller 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:53 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - State officials around the country are rebelling over a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health authorities fear could worsen the nation's deadly scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse.

  • Vermont restricting access to powerful painkillers 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:46 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - The state is restricting access to a new class of narcotic painkillers that law enforcement and public health officials across the country fear could worsen drug abuse, officials announced Thursday.

  • Vt. Foodbank gets new chief operations officer 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:49 am
  • BARRE, Vermont - The Vermont Foodbank has a new chief operations officer.

  • Vermont towns in flood zones paying the price 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 6:25 am
  • 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.