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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:18 PM EDT

Columbus Day Weekend Gives Vermont Businesses a Boost

Columbus Day Weekend Gives Vermont Businesses a Boost

Peak foliage season means increased tourism in Northern New England.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 08:06 AM EDT

Zebra Mussels Threaten Sunken Ships in Lake Champlain, Vt.

Zebra Mussels Threaten Sunken Ships in Lake Champlain, Vt.

Invasive zebra mussels are threatening an underwater historic preserve in Lake Champlain.

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 10:45 AM EDT

VT Prison Guard Accused of Using Marker to Smuggle Drugs

VT Prison Guard Accused of Using Marker to Smuggle Drugs

Federal prosecutors say a prison guard used magic markers to hide drugs he smuggled into the Northern State Correctional Facility in Vermont.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

Kids Grill Vt. Candidates on School Safety

Kids Grill Vt. Candidates on School Safety

Candidates for statewide office in Vermont took tough questions about their policies Friday—not from reporters or voters—but rather, from kids. The Williston Central School hosted a forum with seventh and...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 03:08 PM EDT

Vermont Awards Grants to Phosphorus Reducing Proposals

Vermont Awards Grants to Phosphorus Reducing Proposals

Six groups are sharing $250,000 in funding for innovative proposals to extract phosphorus from soils as Vermont tries to reduce the polluted runoff that leads to toxic algae blooms in Lake Champlain.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 04:35 PM EDT

MassMutual to Give $5M to UVM

MassMutual to Give $5M to UVM

A major corporate gift is aimed at supporting cutting-edge research at the University of Vermont. MassMutual and UVM announced Friday that the Springfield, Massachusetts-based life insurance company will...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 09:28 AM EDT

Vt. Warns Motorists to Watch for Moose on Highways

Vt. Warns Motorists to Watch for Moose on Highways

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding motorists to watch out for moose on the state's roadways this time of year.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

'Kava-Nope': Hundreds Object to Kavanaugh at UVM Rally

'Kava-Nope': Hundreds Object to Kavanaugh at UVM Rally

Hundreds of people rallied Thursday on the University of Vermont campus against the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. The demonstration was attended by students from UVM...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 07:41 AM EDT

Attorney in Vt. Quadruple Murder Case Argues for Parole

Attorney in Vt. Quadruple Murder Case Argues for Parole

The attorney for a Vermont woman who shot and killed a state social worker and three relatives says his client was penalized for being an abuse victim.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Minimum Wage Re-Emerges as Debate in Race for Vt. Governor

Minimum Wage Re-Emerges as Debate in Race for Vt. Governor

As the candidates who want to be governor of Vermont voice differing views on the minimum wage, some employers locally and nationally are saying they’re not waiting for mandated wage increases—and are moving...

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