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Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 09:18 PM EDT

Officials: 2 Dead in VT Fires, 1 Ruled Homicide

Officials: 2 Dead in VT Fires, 1 Ruled Homicide

Authorities investigating two suspicious fatal house fires in Vermont have so far determined that at least one of two deaths was a homicide. According to officials, the two victims of the fire have been...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 05:33 PM EDT

Meet Vermont’s 'Bat Man'

Meet Vermont’s 'Bat Man'

A Vermont man is supporting threatened and endangered bats, and raising awareness of the animals’ importance in the environment. Barry Genzlinger, of Milton, said he is the state’s only dedicated rehabber of...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 05:17 AM EDT

UVM Board of Trustees Approve $95 Million Sports Arena

UVM Board of Trustees Approve $95 Million Sports Arena

The University of Vermont's board of trustees has unanimously approved a multi-million dollar plan for a new sports arena.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 05:22 PM EDT

A Push for Peace From a Vt. Farm Field

A Push for Peace From a Vt. Farm Field

After a week that saw a mail bomber targeting political leaders and another deadly mass shooting in a house of worship, a Vermont man is now urging a renewed focus on peace and kindness—in a creative way. Yard...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 05:21 PM EDT

'OK to be White' Signs Appear at 2 Schools

'OK to be White' Signs Appear at 2 Schools

Signs saying "It's OK to be White" have appeared at The University of Vermont and at Champlain College over the weekend. UVM says the signs were removed and the school "condemns the activity in the strongest...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 07:37 PM EDT

Rally at UVM Calls for Transgender Rights

Rally at UVM Calls for Transgender Rights

A large demonstration wound through the University of Vermont campus Monday, standing up for transgender rights—one week after President Donald Trump indicated the future for transgender Americans is in...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 02:00 PM EDT

Vermont Fire Investigators Probe 2 Rutland Fires

Vermont Fire Investigators Probe 2 Rutland Fires

Vermont fire investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire in a vacant Rutland home that killed two people. At the same time, investigators say a second fire reported hours later in a separate...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 11:58 AM EDT

Community Solar Project Dedicated in Memory of Director

Community Solar Project Dedicated in Memory of Director

Officials in Vermont have debuted a new solar array that will help low-income residents.

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 11:51 AM EDT

Neenah, Inc. Closing in Southern VT Eliminating 100 Jobs

Neenah, Inc. Closing in Southern VT Eliminating 100 Jobs

A Brattleboro paper plant is closing and laying off about 100 workers. Georgia-based Neenah, Inc. bought the plant from FiberMark in 2015.

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 11:36 AM EDT

Two Dead in Fire at Vacant House in Rutland, Vt.

Two Dead in Fire at Vacant House in Rutland, Vt.

Two people have died in a fire in a vacant house in Rutland, Vermont. The fire broke out just after 4:20 p.m. Saturday at 41 Baxter Street. The Rutland City Fire Department posted on its Facebook page that...

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