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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 01:06 PM EDT

Man Fatally Shot After Firing at Vt. Police Station Is Ex-Mayor's Son

Man Fatally Shot After Firing at Vt. Police Station Is Ex-Mayor's Son

The man fatally shot by Rutland police after shooting at the police station and leading police on a chase is the son of the city's former mayor. Vermont State Police say 33-year-old Christopher Louras, of...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:57 PM EDT

'We Are One Family': Civil Rights Icon Visits With Vt. Students

'We Are One Family': Civil Rights Icon Visits With Vt. Students

An icon from the country's civil rights movement paid a visit to Vermont Tuesday, meeting with students who have been learning about his contributions to history. "We are one people — we are one family,"...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:01 PM EDT

Sanders' Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis

Sanders' Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis

The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Raine Riggs was 46.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 05:11 PM EDT

Rural Vermont/Quebec Link Celebrated at Reopening Ceremony

Rural Vermont/Quebec Link Celebrated at Reopening Ceremony

Officials from both the U.S. and Canada gathered on a one-of-a-kind bridge in Vermont Monday to celebrate its reopening. A bridge first opened on the site in 1918, but was destroyed in the 1927 flood, said Joe...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:10 PM EDT

2 Vermont Inmates Disciplined for Alleged Food Contamination

2 Vermont Inmates Disciplined for Alleged Food Contamination

Two prison inmates have been disciplined after the discovery of a suspected piece of dried nasal mucus in a pan of gravy that was served to inmates and staff at the Northeast Regional Correctional Facility.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 11:23 AM EDT

West Nile May be Behind Decline in Ruffed Grouse

West Nile May be Behind Decline in Ruffed Grouse

Biologists hope a multistate research program will help them determine if West Nile virus could be responsible for a decline in the population of ruffed grouse across the Northeast and other parts of the...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 05:57 PM EDT

Man Crashes Into 3 Pedestrians at Park in Barre, VT

Man Crashes Into 3 Pedestrians at Park in Barre, VT

Three pedestrians were struck while in a park in Barre, Vermont, police say. Trevor Lamson, of Barre, was driving a white Subaru wagon east on Route 302 when the vehicle left the roadway and hit three people in...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 10:27 AM EDT

Vermont-New Hampshire Bridge Upgrade Would Need Truck Detour

Vermont-New Hampshire Bridge Upgrade Would Need Truck Detour

The Brattleboro...">New Hampshire transportation officials say a $2 million upgrade to a Connecticut River bridge that links Walpole with the Vermont village of Bellows Falls would require a lengthy truck detour. The Brattleboro...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 09:03 AM EDT

Logging Truck Driver Lost Brakes Before Fatal Crash

Logging Truck Driver Lost Brakes Before Fatal Crash

Vermont State Police say they believe a truck driver lost his brakes before a crash that claimed his life in the town of Bethel.

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 07:39 AM EDT

Mosquito That Can Spread Zika, Dengue Viruses Found in New England

Mosquito That Can Spread Zika, Dengue Viruses Found in New England

Vermont state officials say that the Asian tiger mosquito which can spread the Zika and dengue viruses has been found in Vermont.

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