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Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 11:47 AM EDT

Officials Test Garage Project Site Ahead of Bond Vote

Officials Test Garage Project Site Ahead of Bond Vote

Voters will soon decide whether to approve a $10.5 million bond to pay for a garage as part of a planned hotel development in Vermont's capital city.

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 11:18 AM EDT

Keurig Dr Pepper to Lay Off About 120 Employees in VT

Keurig Dr Pepper to Lay Off About 120 Employees in VT

Keurig Dr. Pepper says it is letting go about 120 employees in Vermont, as part of a larger workforce reduction nationwide.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 05:35 PM EDT

In Wake of Mail Bombs, Vt. Leaders Decry Toxic Politics

In Wake of Mail Bombs, Vt. Leaders Decry Toxic Politics

Vermont politicians are reacting to the mail bombs that targeted prominent Democrats, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

Body of Missing Boater Found at Lake Champlain

Body of Missing Boater Found at Lake Champlain

A boater who was reported missing on Lake Champlain in Vermont has been found. Vermont State Police said Thursday that search teams had recovered the body of 67-year-old George Ruhe, who splits his time between...

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 05:23 PM EDT

Police Look for Suspects in Assault of Vt. Student

Police Look for Suspects in Assault of Vt. Student

Police in Burlington, Vermont, hope a boosted cash reward and newly-released surveillance video will help them find the suspects accused of assaulting a college student last month, fracturing his skull. Police...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 05:24 PM EDT

Vermont Resorts Expand 'Green' Snowmaking

Vermont Resorts Expand 'Green' Snowmaking

With the ski season already underway at select resorts in New England, the ski industry in Vermont—the East Coast’s top state for skier and rider visits—is boasting of successes in going green. Opening day for...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 11:04 AM EDT

Here's How Much Snow Has Fallen in Northern New England

Here's How Much Snow Has Fallen in Northern New England

Oh, the weather outside is frightful for parts of northern New England -- and it's not even Halloween. A storm system is bringing snow across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, with Mount Washington in Coos...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 07:58 PM EDT

Man Denies Charges in Shooting That Injured Innocent Woman

Man Denies Charges in Shooting That Injured Innocent Woman

A Vermont man appeared in a Burlington courtroom Tuesday to face charges related to a shooting in late February that badly injured an innocent woman and divided the county’s head prosecutor and the city’s mayor...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:20 PM EDT

Student Assaulted by Group of Four Men While Walking Home

Student Assaulted by Group of Four Men While Walking Home

Burlington police are offering $500 reward for information leading to an arrest in the assault of a 20-year-old student. The Burlington Free Press reports the student was walking home in the early hours of Sept....

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 06:24 PM EDT

Vt. Shelter Expands Services as Brutal Cold Approaches

Vt. Shelter Expands Services as Brutal Cold Approaches

Heading into the coldest months, a federally-qualified health center in Vermont is now expanding its services to the homeless, hoping the new initiative will boost public health. “I think it’s not enough,” Erin...

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