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Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 05:08 PM EDT

Olympic Gold Medalist Mentors Young Vt. Athletes

Olympic Gold Medalist Mentors Young Vt. Athletes

A group of high school athletes in southern Vermont had a guest coach Friday—with an Olympic gold medal on her resume. The gold medalist joined Stratton Mountain School coaches to give tips to the young...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 05:08 PM EDT

State Police Agencies Gather in Vt., Focus on Female Leaders

State Police Agencies Gather in Vt., Focus on Female Leaders

Representatives of New England’s six state police agencies are gathering in Vermont for a conference on law enforcement leadership. The focus of the gathering, organized by the New England State Police...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

Vermont Republican Governor Speaks on Kavanaugh Allegations

Vermont Republican Governor Speaks on Kavanaugh Allegations

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott says the U.S. Senate must "get it right" when it comes to voting on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The governor told the Burlington Free Press Wednesday that the...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 07:12 PM EDT

Group Seeks Greater Access to Addiction Treatment in Prisons

Group Seeks Greater Access to Addiction Treatment in Prisons

A criminal justice reform group is accusing the state of Vermont of breaking its own law on medical treatment available to prisoners. That claim follows a list of complaints advocates have heard from inmates...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 10:43 AM EDT

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Get Probation in Pot Presents Case

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Get Probation in Pot Presents Case

The elderly parents of a Vermont prosecutor who said the marijuana they were hauling through Nebraska was intended for Christmas gifts have been given probation and conditional jail time. York County District...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 06:43 PM EDT

Public Urged to Contribute to Vt. Foliage Reports

Public Urged to Contribute to Vt. Foliage Reports

Many people in northern New England have been buzzing that it seems the region’s famous fall foliage is late to arrive this year. There are colors out there, though, and the tourism-dependent state of...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 09:19 AM EDT

Vt. Mental Health Worker Admits to Sexually Assaulting Girl

Vt. Mental Health Worker Admits to Sexually Assaulting Girl

A Vermont mental health worker has admitted to sexually assaulting a girl.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

Thieves Target Vermont Hemp Field, Mistaking Plant for Pot

Thieves Target Vermont Hemp Field, Mistaking Plant for Pot

A farm in Colchester, Vermont, has reported a series of roughly six thefts to police, who say it appears criminals are targeting an industrial hemp crop—mistakenly believing it is marijuana.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 06:35 AM EDT

Vermont Reminds Hunters of Rules on Deer, Elk Importation

Vermont Reminds Hunters of Rules on Deer, Elk Importation

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters of the state's restrictions on the importation of deer and elk from states and Canadian provinces that have had chronic wasting disease.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

Vermont Natural Resources Secretary Hosts Community Meeting

Vermont Natural Resources Secretary Hosts Community Meeting

The secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to discuss the effects of drought in Vermont and other natural resource issues as part of her ongoing community series.

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