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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:40 AM EST

Illness Outbreak at Vermont Retirement Community

Illness Outbreak at Vermont Retirement Community

The Vermont Health Department says it's working with a retirement community in Shelburne to battle an illness outbreak. Officials said Tuesday that 22 cases of Shigellosis have been confirmed among Wake...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:03 AM EST

Vermont Re-Elects Scott, Sanders and Welch

Vermont Re-Elects Scott, Sanders and Welch

Voters in Vermont re-elected their governor, U.S. senator and U.S. representative Tuesday. According to NBC News, Republican Gov. Phil Scott has warded off a challenge from Democrat Christine Hallquist, the...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

Frustration With National Politics Energizes Vermont Voters

Frustration With National Politics Energizes Vermont Voters

In Vermont, where legislators and statewide office-holders have two-year terms, voters had a lot to weigh in on Election Day. At the polling place in Winooski, several voters told necn and NBC10 Boston it...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 06:50 AM EST

Police Chief and Wife Injured in Fatal Vermont Crash

Police Chief and Wife Injured in Fatal Vermont Crash

Vermont State Police say a northern Vermont police chief and his wife were injured in a crash that killed a 48-year-old man. State police officials say St. Johnsbury Police Chief Tim Page and his wife...

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 05:39 PM EST

Last-minute Push for Votes in Vermont Governor's Race

Last-minute Push for Votes in Vermont Governor's Race

The major-party candidates for Vermont governor spent the day before Election Day laying out their closing arguments and asking voters for support. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, barnstormed Vermont, hitting...

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

Vermont Voters to Elect Statewide Officials, Legislature

Vermont Voters to Elect Statewide Officials, Legislature

Vermont voters will be electing a governor, U.S. senator, U.S House member and all 180 members of the Vermont Legislature. As of mid-week, there were almost 483,000 people registered to vote, which is higher...

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...

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