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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 07:25 AM EDT

Surveillance Photos Released in Farm Burglary Investigation

Surveillance Photos Released in Farm Burglary Investigation

Vermont State Police are looking for help identifying people and vehicles seen in surveillance photos in connection with an ongoing investigation into a burglary at a farm in the town of Orange. State police...

Monday, Sep 2, 2019 at 05:33 PM EDT

Smoking and Vaping Age Climbs to 21 in Vermont

Smoking and Vaping Age Climbs to 21 in Vermont

A new state law that changes Vermont’s smoking age took effect over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Similar to rules already on the books in Massachusetts and Maine, consumers now have to be 21 to buy...

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 08:39 AM EDT

Vermont's Bear Hunting Season Gets Underway

Vermont's Bear Hunting Season Gets Underway

Vermont's bear hunting season is getting underway and officials are reminding successful hunters to submit a bear tooth so the state can collect information on the bear population.

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 at 02:31 PM EDT

Vt. Man Gets 30-to-Life for Killing 81-Year-Old Woman

Vt. Man Gets 30-to-Life for Killing 81-Year-Old Woman

The Bennington Banner reports 34-year-old Timothy Butler pleaded guilty in April...">A Vermont man is going to prison for 30-years-to-life for the 2017 killing of an 81-year-old Arlington woman in her home. The Bennington Banner reports 34-year-old Timothy Butler pleaded guilty in April...

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 at 11:37 AM EDT

Vice President Pence Visits Vermont Ahead of Trip to Poland

Vice President Pence Visits Vermont Ahead of Trip to Poland

Vice President Mike Pence has been visiting Vermont ahead of a planned trip to Poland.

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 at 08:34 AM EDT

Twenty-Fourth Annual Garlic Festival Saturday and Sunday

Twenty-Fourth Annual Garlic Festival Saturday and Sunday

Garlic lovers will be flocking to Bennington this weekend for the 24th annual Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival.

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 10:43 AM EDT

Age to Buy Cigarettes, Vape Pens and the Like Rises to 21

Age to Buy Cigarettes, Vape Pens and the Like Rises to 21

You now must be at least 21 to buy cigarettes in Vermont. A new law that increased the minimum age from 18 went into effect on Sunday. The measure also increases the legal age to 21 for buying electronic...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 06:12 PM EDT

VP Mike Pence Returns to Vt., Before Abrupt WWII Commemoration Mission

VP Mike Pence Returns to Vt., Before Abrupt WWII Commemoration Mission

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Vermont Friday morning, for what appears to be a short visit—after a trip to Poland was abruptly announced Thursday. Pence landed at the Burlington Airport just before 11...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 04:29 PM EDT

No Gun or Intruder Found After Vermont Statehouse Lockdown

No Gun or Intruder Found After Vermont Statehouse Lockdown

No gunman has been found after a lockdown at the Vermont Statehouse and other government buildings in Montpelier that followed a report of a person with a gun. Two buildings were still being searched late...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 11:04 AM EDT

Man Whose Child Sex Sentence Caused Uproar Reaches Deal

Man Whose Child Sex Sentence Caused Uproar Reaches Deal

A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nationwide outcry has reached a plea deal in a possession of child pornography case.

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