2 Vermont Brothers Dead After Falling Through Ice on Lake Champlain
Vermont State Police identified the victims on Sunday as brothers, 71-year-old John Fleury, of Williamstown, and 88-year-old Wayne Fleury, of East Montpelier.
Bacteria Closes Beaches on Lake Champlain
Cyanobacteria, sometimes called blue green algae, can be toxic — and cause symptoms like rashes, diarrhea, or vomiting, which tend to be most dangerous for pets and children.
Bacteria Closes Several Vermont Beaches As Temperatures Soar
Beach-goers in Vermont’s largest city were disappointed to learn they couldn’t go for a swim Wednesday — even as temperatures soared into the 90s, leaving them wishing they could go for a dip to cool off. Several beaches, including Burlington’s largest and busiest — North Beach — were closed due to cyanobacteria blooms. “It sucks,” said Frederic Deneault, who was…
Vermont Officials to Rebury Remains of War of 1812 Veterans
Thirty sets of remains of War of 1812 veterans that were buried at different locations in Burlington are going to be reburied Saturday during a ceremony in Vermont’s largest city, officials say. State and city officials are planning to attend a ceremony at Burlington’s Lakeview Cemetery to mark the reinternment of some of the estimated 500 soldiers who were believed…
Vermonters Make Most of Latest Snowfall
Widespread snowfall blanketed Vermont Friday, creating experiences ranging from tragic to fun. Vermont State Police reported at least one death from a multi-car crash in hazardous conditions on Interstate 89 in Milton, which involved around 30 vehicles and forced an hourslong closure to the highway. According to VSP, the crash happened during heavy and blowing snow, when the road was…
On Snowy Day in Vermont, Some Take to the Frigid Water
Snow fell Friday in Vermont, but some dove into the icy water as they sought to make the most of it.