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Police: Man provided alcohol before fatal snowmobile crash - America News
Police: Man provided alcohol before fatal snowmobile crash20 minutes ago
PLYMOUTH, Vt. — The owner of a snowmobile rental company faces criminal charges after Vermont State Police said he supplied alcohol to an underage employee who died in a snowmobile crash last winter. Michael Lynds of Plymouth is charged with enablin
Community groups celebrating removal of Vermont dam - America News
Community groups celebrating removal of Vermont dam 2 hours ago
EAST BURKE, Vt. — People in East Burke are going to be celebrating the removal of an old dam from the East Branch of Vermont’s Passumpsic River. Officials say the removal of the dam was 17 years in the making, with the nonprofit Connecticut Ri
Vermont town laments looming cemetery plot shortage - America News
Vermont town laments looming cemetery plot shortage 5 hours ago
HARTFORD, Vt. — Some people in a Vermont town are worried the community is going to run out of available cemetery plots. People in Hartford are considering new strategies to preserve existing cemeteries and make sure the community doesn’t run
Vermont Health Department to test schools for lead in water - America News
Vermont Health Department to test schools for lead in water 6 hours ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The Vermont Health Department and other agencies are working to test water for lead at each tap used for drinking or cooking at 16 schools across the state. Vermont Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore says any taps found to hav
Judge orders teen who made school threats jailed - America News
Judge orders teen who made school threats jailed 7 hours ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. — A federal judge has ordered a Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff to be jailed while he awaits sentencing after he was kicked out of a court-ordered mental health pr
Rally cars to roar, or creep, across northern New England - America News
Rally cars to roar, or creep, across northern New England 7 hours ago
An annual road rally for vintage cars is coming to northern New England this summer. The Great Race starts June 23 in Buffalo, New York, and travels through Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and New Brunswick before finishing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In Maine
Rally cars to roar, or creep, across northern New England - America News
Rally cars to roar, or creep, across northern New England 7 hours ago
An annual road rally for vintage cars is coming to northern New England this summer. The Great Race starts June 23 in Buffalo, New York, and travels through Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and New Brunswick before finishing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In Maine
Miss Vermont, Teen USA 2018 crowned at Spruce Peak - America News
Miss Vermont, Teen USA 2018 crowned at Spruce Peak 19 hours ago
Maia-Jena Allo, 19, of Colchester, a skydiver, was crowned Miss Vermont USA at the Miss Vermont USA and Miss Vermont Teen USA pageants at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe during the weekend.
Sanders meets with Burlington students about opioid crisis - America News
Sanders meets with Burlington students about opioid crisis 22 hours ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan have met with Burlington high school students to talk about the opioid crisis in the state and around the country. In a meeting with the student body of Burlington Hi
Police: Marijuana could have contributed to quadruple fatal - America News
Police: Marijuana could have contributed to quadruple fatal 23 hours ago
BRIDPORT, Vt. — A Vermont State Police investigation has been unable to determine why a car crossed the center line of a Vermont highway last summer and slammed into a pickup truck, killing the car’s driver and three passengers. But police sai
Sanders holds essay contest for Vermont students - America News
Sanders holds essay contest for Vermont students 23 hours ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is inviting Vermont high school students to enter his annual State of the Union essay contest. The eighth annual contest calls on students to write about what they see as the major issues facing the country
Chairman quits post after UVM cancels music, dance classes - America News
Chairman quits post after UVM cancels music, dance classes 1 day ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The head of the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Vermont has resigned his chairmanship after cuts at the department. The Burlington Free Press reports that the school’s College of Arts and Science has cancel
Ski resort operator to open foreign investment center - America News
Ski resort operator to open foreign investment center 1 day ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont ski resort operator has received federal approval to open a privately managed investment center that will help it get funding from non-Americans seeking U.S. residency. Vermont Public Radio reports that Peak Resorts annou
Vermont unemployment in October steady at 2.9 percent - America News
Vermont unemployment in October steady at 2.9 percent 1 day ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont unemployment rate is holding steady at 2.9 percent. Statistics released Friday by the Vermont Department of Labor shows that the October rate showed no change from September and is down from 3.2 percent in October of la
Vermont college creates ecological reserve - America News
Vermont college creates ecological reserve 2 days ago
MARLBORO, Vt. — A Vermont college has succeeded in preserving about 130 acres of forestland. The Brattleboro Reformer reports a portion of Marlboro College’s woodland property was designated as an ecological reserve earlier this month. College
Land parcel fee proposed to fund water quality initiatives - America News
Land parcel fee proposed to fund water quality initiatives 2 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont lawmaker is proposing a land parcel fee to supplement funding for water quality projects. Vermont Public Radio reports Democratic Natural Resources Chair Sen. Christopher Bray is backing the proposal. Under the plan, prop
Vermont Zen Center event raises $11,000 for hunger relief - America News
Vermont Zen Center event raises $11,000 for hunger relief 2 days ago
A recent Hunger Banquet fundraiser at the Vermont Zen Center netted $11,000 for Oxfam America, the Chittenden Emergency Food Bank, and local emergency food shelves. With 93 attendees, the event was an interactive opportunity for people to see firsthand th
Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Turkey Round-up - America News
Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Turkey Round-up 2 days ago
The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is asking the community to help provide 3,500 turkeys to distribute this Thanksgiving to food insecure families in Chittenden County. Donors can drop off turkeys and donations through the weekend at 228 N. Winooski Aven
Correction - America News
Correction 2 days ago
An anonymous donor to the Pierson Library project has offered $50,000 unconditionally and pledged up to $500,000 more if it is matched by contributions from others. The larger figure was incorrect in the Nov. 9 Shelburne News. The post Correction appeared
U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update - America News
U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update 2 days ago
Project Location: U.S. 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles north to the Ferry Road intersection. This project is nearing completion well ahead of schedule. Crews are working to complete all scheduled work for the project this
Getting together to remember - America News
Getting together to remember 2 days ago
Generations of veterans gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne last Friday. From left to right: Jim Donaldson, Jon Lowell, Art Kunin, Robert Lorenz, Sam Feitelberg, Jim Moore, Cullen Bullard, Don Condon, Jim Love