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Transgender candidate for governor wins Vermont primary
Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, holding clipboard, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, shakes hands with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., on Aug. 14, 2018.Charles Krupa / AP
A 14-year-old boy just won more than 8 percent of votes in Vermont's Democratic gubernatorial primary
A 14-year-old boy, Ethan Sonneborn, received 8.2 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Vermont."Thank you, Vermont. Keep fighting," he Tweeted from his party (which featured a beer tent, at which he could not drink) in Winooski, Vermont.Despite being four years shy of
170th annual Essex County Fair kicks off Wednesday
WESTPORT, N.Y. —The 170th annual Essex County Fair kicked off Wednesday.The fair is offering several activities including harness horse racing, a pig show and a milking contest.Advertisement"We're going to have a parade and then supervisors with (Congresswoman) Elise Stefanik and (Assemblyman) Dan S
Town of New Hartford to move to former Gander Mountain building after buying the property
The 50,000-square-foot building will house all town offices, the police department, courts, a community-meeting room, and a senior-services center for the Town of New Hartford.
Rutland woman sentenced for distributing heroin
The U.S. Attorney's office says Megan Harp, 26, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to distributing heroin.
Vermont now top target for illegal border crossing from Canada
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Illegal border crossings are on the rise along the northern border.President Trump's immigration policies have shined a spotlight on illegal entries from Mexico into the U.S. But with attention focused on the southern border, illegal entries from Canada have been increasing.The
Ben & Jerry's Introduces New CEO
BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 15, 2018 (PRNewswire) —What a long, strange dip it's been. Ben & Jerry's — the progressive ice cream maker from Vermont known for its chunk-and-swirl-laden flavors, irreverent sense of humor, and its work as an aspiring social justice company — proudly introduces its new Chief
Rangers rescue sick, injured, lost people
On Saturday, Aug. 4, ranger Arthur Perryman was investigating a supposed illegal all-terrain vehicle trail on private land that led onto state land. The next day, Perryman found two men on the illegal trail near the summit of Crane Mountain.
Colchester woman connected to Fla. murders arrested for probation violations
The U.S. Marshals Service says Kaitlyn Robare, 25, was arrested Tuesday in South Burlington. She was wanted by Florida corrections officials for violating probation.
Lawmakers irked over broadband updates — again
A second hearing was scheduled concurrently to discuss build-out plans in Keene, where ESD has finalized a $308,760 grant to Slic, whittled down from about $772,000 when first awarded last February.
AP News - Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact
Matthew McCarthy became CEO on July 1. The marketing executive is a veteran of Ben & Jerry's parent company, Anglo-Dutch consumer goods multinational Unilever, where he has worked for 21 years.
Police: Burlington man arrested for lewd behavior
Investigators with the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations say the incident earlier this month was reported by a parent who claimed their neighbor, Bruce Deming, 64, touched their daughter.
14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor
This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14,... more
24-year-old Church Street assault suspect pleads not guilty
"From what we know, (Allen-Napier and the victim) did not know each other prior to (the alleged assault). But there was some type of verbal altercation that led to this assault happening," said Sgt. Paul Petralia with the Burlington Police Department.
AuSable to host sessions on Keeseville Civic Center rebirth
KEESEVILLE — Town of AuSable residents will get a chance to vote on major plans to overhaul the former Keeseville Civic Center and turn it into a community center.The town is looking to undertake a $4.6 million rehabilitation project of the building at 1790 Main Street in what once was the Village o
Mural Task Force makes recommendations for city mural
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A task force in Burlington, Vermont, has made recommendations for the future of a mural that critics have argued doesn't properly represent the city's diversity.
Man accused of brutal church street beating in police custody
The 24-year-old is accused of beating a man, while another person, 22-year-old Scott Brooks of Burlington, held him in a headlock.
Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins
Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, applauds with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pennsylvania man arraigned on Church Street assault charges
BURLINGTON, Vt. - Octavious Allen-Napier, 24-years-old of Pennsylvania pled not guilty in court on Monday, to charges that stem from an assault that occurred on Wednesday, August 1st.
Most visitors here are white, upper middle class
A study of tourists to Hamilton, Franklin and Essex counties last year found that hiking is the most popular activity for visitors to the area, and that a whopping 95 percent of tourists are white.