Stowe Sep 24

Man Working at Vermont Ski Resort Dies After Zipline Crash

Stowe Police and the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday were investigating the death of man who collided with an anchoring platform on a zipline at the Stowe Mountain Reso...

  • Vermont Sep 10

    2 Dead, 1 Critically Injured After Vermont Crash

    Two people died and a third person was in critical condition following a car crash early Friday in the town of Sheldon, Vermont, state police said. Police were called just after 1:30 a.m. after receiving a report of the crash on Vermont Route 105. Police say an eastbound vehicle crossed the road, went over an embankment on the westbound side…...
  • Vermont Sep 10

    Vt. Charity, Wrestling With Auto Industry Challenges, Gives Away 5,500th Donated Car

    A Vermont-based nonprofit that provides safe and reliable vehicles to people in need throughout Vermont and Massachusetts says it’s facing new challenges created by global supply chain problems. Good News Garage, which held a celebration in Burlington Thursday marking its 25th anniversary, is one of the nation’s oldest charity car donat...
  • coronavirus Sep 9

    Vermont Extending School Mask Recommendation Another Month

    The Vermont Agency of Education is extending until Oct. 4 its recommendation that all students wear masks at all times in school to reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday. The agency had recommended schools require masks for the first 10 days of school and then allow schools to loosen masking restriction...
  • fake vaccination cards Sep 8

    Vt. Governor Blasts Bogus Vaccine Cards as ‘Just a Dumb Thing to Do'

    Vermont’s governor is blasting the alleged actions of three former state troopers as foolish and against the spirit of helping others during the pandemic. The reaction came after the announcement from Vermont State Police that the men resigned under a cloud of suspicion that they had various roles in making phony COVID-19 vaccination cards. &...
  • coronavirus Sep 8

    Vt. State Troopers Accused in Fake Vaccine Card Scheme Resign

    Three Vermont state troopers who are accused of being involved in a scheme to create fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination cards have resigned, state police said Tuesday.

  • Vermont City Marathon Sep 7

    Vermont City Marathon Scales Down to Limit Stress on Frontline Medical Workers

    Organizers of the Vermont City Marathon announced Tuesday that the event will be scaled back next month, to alleviate pressure on the race’s medical team — whose day jobs have them still dealing with intense pressures from the COVID pandemic. “The general health of the entire community is what we want to keep in mind,” Peter Delaney of RunVermont s...
  • Vermont Sep 7

    Some Vermont School Officials Ask for Mask Mandate to Fight COVID

    Some Vermont school officials are calling on Gov. Phil Scott to require masks in schools and indoors in parts of the state where there is substantial or high rates of transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. At least two school superintendents and others are planning an event Tuesday to highlight their concerns that the state isn’t doing eno...
  • travel Sep 5

    Small New England Town Among Nation's Best for Fall Getaway, Magazine Says

    A small New England town was named among the nation’s top seven fall getaway destinations, per Travel and Leisure Magazine. Between the Taconic and Green Mountain Ranges, Manchester, Vermont, offers excellent hiking and leaf-peeping opportunities, the magazine wrote. Located in the southwestern part of the state, fall foliage reaches its peak...
  • Vermont Sep 5

    Vermont Motorists Urged to Beware of Moose on Highways

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is urging motorists across the state to watch out for moose on the state’s highways. This is breeding season for moose and they are more likely to be crossing roadways, especially after dark or early in the morning. They can be difficult to see because of their dark color. Last year motorists...

  • Vermont Sep 4

    Woman Reported Missing in Vermont Found Safe

    A woman reported missing Friday in Vermont has been found safe. Police in Vermont had asked for the public’s help finding 41-year-old Amber Mann, who was seen just before 3 p.m. on Tangletown Road in Middlesex, where she had gone into the woods for a walk. State police said shortly before 10:30 p.m. that Mann had been found in...

  • Vermont Sep 4

    Vigilance Urged After Potentially Damaging Bug Is Detected in Vermont

    Agriculture officials in Vermont are asking people to remain aware and vigilant following the recent discovery of an invasive pest that could harm fruit crops and other products. The limited discovery and quick response have not led to concerns over an infestation in Vermont at this point, according to the state’s bug expert. The spotted lanternfly...
  • Vermont Sep 2

    Vt. Governor Sees ‘Moral Obligation' to Welcome Refugees from Afghanistan

    Vermont’s governor wants to welcome refugees from Afghanistan, saying it’s the right thing to do. “I think we have a moral obligation to welcome people into our country who are from war-torn countries like Afghanistan,” Phil Scott, a Republican, told NECN & NBC10 Boston Thursday. News coverage in recent weeks has shown evacuees from Afghanistan...
  • coronavirus Sep 1

    US Infrastructure Bill Would Fund Upgrades at Vermont's Canada Border Crossings

    As part of the massive infrastructure bill now making its way through Congress, five ports of entry along Vermont’s border with Canada are expected to see significant upgrades. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, and General Services Administrator Robin Carnahan announced Wednesday that ports of entry in Highgate, Alburgh, Richford, Beebe Plain an...
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