• burlington October 3, 2022 7:00 am

    Man Shot and Killed in Burlington, Vermont Apartment Building: Police

    A man was killed in a shooting Sunday evening in a Burlington, Vermont apartment, according to the city’s police department. The Burlington Police Department got multiple calls for the shooting on Pine Street at around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the agency. BPD and the Burlington Fire Department responded, finding witnesses and a 40-year-old man...

  • Vermont October 2, 2022 2:38 pm

    Legal Recreational Marijuana Goes on Sale in Vermont

    Vermont this weekend became the latest state in New England where people can legally buy marijuana in stores.

  • burlington September 29, 2022 7:52 am

    Man Left Bleeding Heavily After Assault, Robbery in Burlington, Vermont: Police

    A man was left heavily bleeding and with “substantial” facial injuries after being robbed Wednesday afternoon in Burlington, Vermont, according to the city’s police department. Officers with the Burlington Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls of an assault in a parking lot just after 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. When they got there, police found a man on the ground with…

  • Vermont September 8, 2022 1:21 pm

    2 Arrests Made in Burlington, Vermont Homicide

    Police in Burlington, Vermont announced they’d made a pair of arrests in connection to the murder of a man in the city over the weekend. Burlington Police said they’d arrested 59-year-old Joseph Craig of St. Albans, Vermont, as well as 42-year-old Christopher Crawford of New Jersey for their participation in the murder of 32-year-old Bryan C. Rogers early Sunday...

  • racism September 7, 2022 3:23 pm

    Vermont Nursing Home Sued Over ‘Grotesque' Racial Abuse Allegations

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a Vermont nursing home over allegations that it allowed patients to racially abuse Black staff members. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Burlington says the long-term care facility Elderwood at Burlington violated federal law by allowing Black nurses and nurse assistants to be subjected to what the suit...

  • Vermont September 4, 2022 8:52 am

    Homicide Under Investigation in Burlington, VT

    Authorities in Burlington, Vermont, announced an investigation into a homicide early Sunday which left one man dead. The Burlington Police Department responded to a scene around 12:42 a.m. at City Hall Park in Burlington, where it said that a 32-year-old man, whose name has not been released, had been killed. The suspect remains at large and has not been identified,…

  • First Alert Weather August 31, 2022 5:30 pm

    Storms Bring Down Trees, Send Vermont Fair-Goers in Search of Shelter

    For some homeowners, landscapers, and municipal crews in Vermont, Wednesday was a day for cleanup — after powerful thunderstorms roared through Tuesday evening. Several massive trees were uprooted on Sunset Cliff Road near Lake Champlain in Burlington. A short drive away, in Ethan Allen Park, a smaller tree and limbs fell on a recreation path. At Benko Kukobat’s place on…

  • Vermont August 31, 2022 5:28 pm

    Scattered Damage Left Behind After Storms Hit Vermont

    Powerful thunderstorms rumbled through Tuesday evening, strong enough to even shut down the big rides at the Champlain Valley Fair for the evening, with fairgoers told to seek shelter as the wind and rain headed in.

  • scam August 23, 2022 11:59 pm

    Mailbox Fishing Scam: Mass. Authorities Urge Caution When Sending Checks

    Before you mail out any bank checks — whether to pay your utility bill or to give as a birthday present — authorities are urging people to be cautious. Police departments across eastern Massachusetts are warning residents about mailbox fishing, the process of stealing mail from residential mailboxes or even from the blue postal service collection boxes in search of…

  • burlington August 13, 2022 5:54 pm

    Vermont State Police to Aid Burlington, VT Police in Patrol Saturday Night

    Vermont State police say 10 state troopers will be joining the Burlington Police Department in a patrol of Burlington’s downtown Saturday night. The ten additional state police officers were requested by Burlington police after a shooting occurred in downtown Burlington on Saturday morning, according to officials. State police say their goal for the Saturday evening patrol of Burlington is to…

  • back to school August 12, 2022 6:29 pm

    With School Year Approaching, Vt. Districts Eager to Hire

    Vermont school districts are reporting they are eager to add staff, just a few short weeks before the start of the academic year. “It’s nationwide,” noted Denise Bailey, the executive director of human resources for the Burlington School District, referring to how Burlington mirrors many other communities in needing job applicants — urgently. “We still have a lot of positions…

  • burlington August 12, 2022 6:13 pm

    Burlington School District Combats Staffing Shortages

    City schools are already warning of the potential impacts to families due to staffing shortages across multiple roles and departments.

  • Vermont August 9, 2022 2:43 pm

    Vandal Leaves Behind ‘Swath of Destruction' at Homes, Bus Terminal in Burlington, Vermont

    A Vermont man is accused of doing tens of thousands of dollars in damage and leaving behind a “swath of destruction” in Burlington as he went about smashing windows early Tuesday morning. Burlington police said they received more than 20 911 calls beginning around 5 a.m., overwhelming their call center. The calls all reported a man breaking windows, in some…

  • Vermont August 4, 2022 6:56 pm

    Vt. Nonprofit Completes $2.5M Drive to Purchase Property

    A nonprofit in Vermont’s most populous city is celebrating a big milestone — one it says will help it continue to serve families whose kids are undergoing difficult medical treatments at the hospital. “We are so proud to be able to help those who need us most,” said Kristine Bickford, the executive director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington….

  • Vermont August 4, 2022 5:56 pm

    Ronald McDonald House Celebrates Major Milestone in Vermont

    The Burlington chapter of the Ronald McDonald House now owns its property after decades of renting.

  • travel July 29, 2022 8:21 pm

    All Aboard! Amtrak Service Restored Between Burlington, Vt. & NYC

    A new era in transportation for Vermont launched Friday, which Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent, labeled “an important and historic day.” After nearly 70 years, Vermont’s most populous community once again has passenger rail service to and from New York City. The newly-expanded Ethan Allen Express connects downtown Burlington and Penn Station. “Anything beats air travel right now,” said Susan…

  • New York City July 29, 2022 5:19 pm

    Amtrak Restores Route From Burlington to NYC

    After nearly 70 years, Burlington, Vermont, the state’s most populous community, once again has passenger rail service to New York City.

  • delta flight 723 July 28, 2022 7:37 pm

    Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Aviation Disaster, Vt. Woman Seeks Connections

    A Vermont woman is on a mission to find others like her: people who were affected by an aviation disaster in Boston in the 1970s. Michelle Brennen is the child of one of the victims of a plane crash near the runway at Logan Airport, which killed nearly 90 people. With a milestone anniversary approaching, Brennen and others are now…

  • Vermont July 28, 2022 7:35 pm

    Memorial Planned for Victims of 1973 Boston Plane Crash

    A year out from the 50th anniversary of Boston plane crash that killed 89 people, Michelle Brennan, who lost her father in the tragedy, is working to track down the families of the victims and organize formal remembrances.

  • Vermont July 25, 2022 6:26 pm

    Man Shot Two Women, Killing One, Before Turning Gun on Himself

    An investigation is underway into what led up to a murder, an attempted murder, and a suicide early Monday morning in Burlington, Vermont.  Police said 27-year-old Mikal Dixon shot two 22-year-old women inside an apartment on North Winooski Avenue before killing himself. One of the women, University of Vermont student Kayla Noonan, died. The other 22-year-old, whom police declined...

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