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Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 05:16 PM EST

Guard Addresses Culture Concerns After Explosive Articles

Guard Addresses Culture Concerns After Explosive Articles

Leadership of the Vermont National Guard reiterated a commitment Thursday to take seriously issues of sexual violence, alcohol use, and gender equality. The move follows bruising reports by an online news...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 08:38 AM EST

3rd Suspect Arrested in Beating of College Student

3rd Suspect Arrested in Beating of College Student

Authorities say a third suspect has been arrested in the beating of a college student in Burlington, Vermont, this fall. Tam Mai, of Winooski, was arrested Saturday during a traffic stop.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 06:15 PM EST

Town Considers Future Without Own Local Police Department

Town Considers Future Without Own Local Police Department

A Vermont community is at a crossroads, after the gradual departures of all its full-time police officers. Those departures have Randolph now looking into permanently disbanding its police department. The...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 11:05 AM EST

Scammers Posing as Police Dupe Burlington, Vt. Couple: PD

Scammers Posing as Police Dupe Burlington, Vt. Couple: PD

Scammers have been posing as police officers in on the phone, demanding goods in exchange for the "bail" of a loved one and police in Burlington, Vermont, say the thieves were able to dupe one couple. Burlingt...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 05:58 PM EST

New Coalition of Mayors Aims to Reverse Climate Change

New Coalition of Mayors Aims to Reverse Climate Change

The mayor of Vermont’s largest city has announced the formation of a new coalition of Northeast mayors that’ll push for a regional response to climate change. “We are hurtling toward environmental disaster...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 04:25 PM EST

Sanders Eyes 'Bigger' 2020 Bid Despite Some Warning Signs

Sanders Eyes 'Bigger' 2020 Bid Despite Some Warning Signs

An insurgent underdog no more, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is laying the groundwork to launch a "bigger" presidential campaign than his first. And his advisers are predicting he would open the 2020 Democratic...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 04:21 PM EST

Man Accused of Attempted Murder, Shots Fired at Driver

Man Accused of Attempted Murder, Shots Fired at Driver

A Vermont man has been charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting at someone twice on a state road.

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 03:19 PM EST

Remains Identified as Missing Vt. Man

Remains Identified as Missing Vt. Man

Remains that were found last week in Vermont have been identified by authorities as those of a missing man. According to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office, it identified the remains as Michael Webber, 29, of...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:09 PM EST

Sanders Gathering Welcoming Supporters to Talk Policy

Sanders Gathering Welcoming Supporters to Talk Policy

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders are meeting in Burlington to talk about policies that are important to the political movement he leads such as health care, criminal justice reform and economic policies...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 09:19 AM EST

Power Restored to 100,000 Customers in Vermont

Power Restored to 100,000 Customers in Vermont

More than 100,000 customers in Vermont have had their power restored as of Friday morning following a powerful storm that delivered heavy snow to the Green Mountain State.

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