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Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

Up-Close Look at TSA Training Materials Aimed at Catching Bomb Makers

Up-Close Look at TSA Training Materials Aimed at Catching Bomb Makers

The federal Transportation Security Administration expects a busy, possible record month for air travel, driven in large part by April school vacations. The TSA gave Vermont news organizations, including necn...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

'April Stools Day' No Joke When It Comes to Cleanup in Vt.

'April Stools Day' No Joke When It Comes to Cleanup in Vt.

Advocates for clean water marked what they called "April Stools Day" Tuesday in Winooski, Vermont. That’s the name the Lake Champlain Committee gives to regular cleanup projects targeting dog poo that pet...

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 07:24 PM EDT

Arrest Warrant Issued for Hockey Coach in Vt.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Hockey Coach in Vt.

An arrest warrant has been issued out of Vermont for a youth hockey coach already facing charges of allegedly sexually abusing eight boys in Massachusetts. Vermont State Police say, Christopher Prew, 31, of...

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 05:09 PM EDT

Suspicious Vt. Fires Destroy Businesses, Damage Library

Suspicious Vt. Fires Destroy Businesses, Damage Library

Vermont State Police are treating a pair of fires that broke out within minutes of each other over the weekend as suspicious. The fires, which damaged the Stowe Free Library and destroyed a building on Main...

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 03:39 PM EDT

Man Thwarted in School Shooting Plot to Be Treated Out of Vt.

Man Thwarted in School Shooting Plot to Be Treated Out of Vt.

Authorities in Vermont say a man charged with planning a school shooting will be sent to a residential treatment facility outside the state.

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 at 03:25 PM EDT

Authorities Investigating 2 Fires in Stowe

Authorities Investigating 2 Fires in Stowe

Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at Stowe Free Library Saturday night. According to officials in Stowe, Vermont, the first fire alarm at the Stowe Free Library at 90 Pond Street came in just...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 05:57 PM EDT

Police Say Scammers Recruited Homeless to Carry Out Fraud

Police Say Scammers Recruited Homeless to Carry Out Fraud

Advocates for the homeless and people with substance use disorder are calling it deplorable: a scam police in Barre, Vermont say uses members of those vulnerable populations to rip off businesses—hundreds or...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 08:51 AM EDT

Sticky Fingers: Syrup Maker Says 140 Sap Buckets Were Stolen

Sticky Fingers: Syrup Maker Says 140 Sap Buckets Were Stolen

One Vermont maple syrup maker's season isn't so sweet after 140 of his sap-collecting buckets were stolen from maple trees. Fred Hopkins says the thief or thieves struck twice, dumping out the sap one of the...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 08:17 AM EDT

Vt. Releases Documents in Fraud Case of Ski Resort

Vt. Releases Documents in Fraud Case of Ski Resort

The state of Vermont has released hundreds of thousands of pages of documents related to the alleged investment fraud at the Jay Peak ski resort. In 2016 federal regulators alleged that Jay Peak officials...

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 10:52 AM EDT

Black Lives Matter Flag to Fly at Rutland High School in Vt.

Black Lives Matter Flag to Fly at Rutland High School in Vt.

Rutland High School in Vermont says it will fly a Black Lives Matter flag for 400 days starting in April to mark the 400 years since the beginning of the British slave trade in the Americas. The Rutland City...

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