Vermont Sep 23

Vermont Distiller Aims to Boost Pollinator Habitat With ‘Bee's Knees Week'

One of Vermont’s best-known spirits makers is raising awareness of the challenges facing honeybees — and pledging to contribute money to boost habitat for them and other pollinators. “Bees are j...

  • voting Sep 19

    ‘Your Vote is Your Voice:' National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday

    Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, an annual, nonpartisan event organizers say has signed up more than 4.5 million Americans across the country to vote over the past decade. The effort is the country’s largest single-day voter registration push, the event says on social media. To mark the event, the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance is holdi...
  • LGBTQ+ Sep 16

    ‘We're Lucky:' Hollywood Actor & Adoptive Dad Encourages LGBTQ+ Foster Parenting

    Vermont’s largest celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride is this Sunday, September 18, and will include a parade through downtown Burlington. The co-grand marshal of the parade is actor Alec Mapa, whose resume includes roles in shows like “Ugly Betty” and “Desperate Housewives.” However, the performer is not in Vermont just to celebrate – he’s also coming to ...
  • Anna Moriah Wilson Sep 16

    Killing of Vermont Cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson to Be Featured on ‘Dateline'

    The killing of Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson, a star cyclist from Vermont, will be featured in the season opener of “Dateline NBC” Friday. Wilson, a 25-year-old Vermont native who was in Austin, Texas, for a cycling race, was found by a friend bleeding and unconscious after she was shot multiple times inside a home on May 11. She ...
  • UVM Sep 16

    UVM Rejects Claims of Shoddy Response to Antisemitism Allegations

    The University of Vermont is strongly rejecting allegations that surfaced earlier this week of a slow response by administrators to claims of antisemitism on campus. NECN and NBC10 Boston reported on Tuesday that a federal investigation is underway from the civil rights wing of the U.S. Department of Education. The complaint was filed by the Louis ...
  • climate 2022 Sep 15

    Could Climate Change Spur More Endangered Bats to Roost in Vermont?

    Wildlife biologists in Vermont say a discovery related to an endangered species has national significance, and is a topic they will continue to closely watch – because of climate change. The Indiana Bat has been listed as endangered for decades on both the state and federal levels. According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service , threats to the ...
  • food insecurity Sep 14

    Aiming to Reduce Hunger, Vermont Nonprofits Launch Food Access Network

    Agencies serving food-insecure Vermonters are launching a new network, with strengthened community partnerships and technology upgrades, which they think could revolutionize the way charitable food support is delivered to potentially tens of thousands of recipients in the Champlain Valley. The familiar food shelf is not going away, but in an effort...
  • UVM Sep 14

    Federal Education Officials Probing UVM, Following Allegations of Antisemitism on Campus

    The University of Vermont is under federal investigation, following allegations of antisemitism on campus.  The probe, confirmed to NECN & NBC10 Boston by a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Education, is from the department’s civil rights wing. It is responsible for ensuring, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, tha...
  • pride Sep 12

    ‘We're Still Stronger Together:' Vt. LGBTQ+ Community Celebrates Pride

    Vermont Pride Week is underway, with LGBTQ+ Vermonters celebrating their community connections. The series of events started this past weekend and run through Sunday, September 18. Get-togethers include hikes, performances, a ball, a meet-up for dog owners, and other activities. This year, Vermont saw the murder of a transgender woman, and a series...
  • Vermont Sep 12

    Vt. Lawmaker Honored at Event Attended by Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

    A Vermont lawmaker has received international recognition for her work. Rep. Taylor Small, P/D-Winooski, traveled to Manchester, England last week to attend a summit hosted by the organization One Young World, which aims to boost engagement from young people in the political process. Small, 28, was one of five recipients of One Young World’s politi...
  • Vermont Sep 12

    Man Critically Injured After Being Shot by Fellow Hunter Who Mistook Him for a Bear

    A man was critically injured over the weekend in Vermont when a fellow hunter shot him after he said he mistook him for a bear, state officials said. The shooting occurred on Saturday on private land in the town of Huntington, according to the Vermont Warden Service. Game wardens and Vermont State Troopers responded to the area, along with medical&...
  • Bristol Sep 12

    ATV Driver Killed After Overturning in Vermont Woods: Troopers

    A man riding an ATV in Bristol, Vermont, died Sunday night after it flipped over and landed on him, according to Vermont State Police. Troopers responded just before 8 p.m. Sunday to the woods off Colin Drive, south of the Cove Road intersection. The driver, who has been identified as 54-year-old Matthew White, of Bristol, was driving up a hill&#82...
  • Connecticut River Sep 9

    Missing Hiker Found in Connecticut River: State Police

    A missing hiker’s body was found Thursday in the Connecticut River, and New Hampshire officials are investigating it as a possible drowning. According to New Hampshire State Police, the hiker was reported missing around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the police department in Norwich, Vermont. Authorities learned the hiker, who had been staying at a h...
  • Vermont Sep 8

    2 Arrests Made in Burlington, Vermont Homicide

    Police in Burlington, Vermont announced they’d made a pair of arrests in connection to the murder of a man in the city over the weekend. Burlington Police said they’d arrested 59-year-old Joseph Craig of St. Albans, Vermont, as well as 42-year-old Christopher Crawford of New Jersey for their participation in the murder of 32-year-old Br...
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