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Maple Open House Weekend is here

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) It's Vermont's sweetest weekend of the year! Maple Open House Weekend is here, and it is expected to bring an estimated 30,000 visitors to the Green Mountain State. Sugarhouses will throw open their doors to visitors this weekend to educate the public on the hard work that goe

WCAX - 2018-03-23 23:25:00

Barre monument on its way to Calif.

A new monument designed in Vermont is making a journey across the country. A new monument designed in Vermont is making a journey across the country. The 5th Marines Vietnam Memorial monument left Barre this week and will be a part of a new memorial at the Camp San Mateo Garden in California. The mo

WCAX - 2018-03-23 22:26:00

Health officials link norovirus outbreak to S. Burlington restaurant

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont health officials are warning about a norovirus outbreak linked to the Windjammer Restaurant and Upper Deck Pub in South Burlington. Officials say they have received more than 50 reports of illness and that nine lab tests confirmed the presence of the highly-infec

WCAX - 2018-03-23 22:39:00

100 girls ski with Olympic gold medalists Diggins, Randall in Vermont

Olympic gold medalists Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall were in Vermont Wednesday to share their enthusiasm of Nordic skiing with more than 100 girls on the trails at Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The event included a whole lot of smiling skiers, colorful headbands, dancing and, of course, autographs

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-23 21:49:31

Nigerian men plead guilty in scheme targeting state employees

A bank surveillance photo of Eneye Dania filed in the federal criminal case alleging he and another man committed wire fraud. Two Nigerian men pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges related to a scheme that targeted Vermont state employees with phishing emails in order to steal personal informat

VTDIGGER - 2018-03-23 22:05:26

The Cleveland Daily Banner

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont is hoping to help some tourists who enjoy skiing or fall-foliage trips to Vermont to move to the state full time. The new "Stay-to-Stay Weekends" are part of an effort to reverse the declining workforce and boost state revenue, Gov. Phil Scott and state tourism officia

TRICITIES.COM - 2018-03-23 22:00:18

Randolph High School students headed to join thousands for national rally

Students across the country will be marching this weekend against gun violence in schools. From Montpelier to Washington, D.C., young adults from Vermont are hoping to make a difference. Eleven students and four teachers from Randolph Union High School boarded an Amtrak train Friday bound for the na

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-03-23 21:53:00

Vt. officials keeping a close eye on NAFTA negotiations

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont officials are watching closely as talks of reworking NAFTA continue. The trade agreement is currently in limbo. President Trump says he wants a new agreement drawn up, and has threatened the U.S. could withdraw if things don't go his way. Vermont has a multibillion-dol

WCAX - 2018-03-23 21:42:00

Vermont dairy farm solar project fails to win officials' support

A project to install solar panel arrays on a Vermont dairy farm has failed to gain the approval of town officials, who are worried the panels would be visible from a nearby highway. SubscribeLogin Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get pre

JOURNAL RECORD - 2018-03-23 21:18:25

Welch nearly draws line on Mueller investigation; highlights tax help

Rep. Peter Welch speaks at a news conference Friday, March 23, in Burlington.BURLINGTON - Congressman Peter Welch, D-Vt., said he would be "very open" to support impeachment measures should President Donald Trump move to oust Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the probe into Russian interfe

VTDIGGER - 2018-03-23 21:54:06

Special education funding bill sails through House

Rep. David Sharpe, D-Bristol, chair of the House Education Committee. File photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDigger The House has passed legislation that makes sweeping changes to the way Vermont pays for and delivers special education. On a unanimous vote Thursday, lawmakers approved a plan that spreads spec

VTDIGGER - 2018-03-23 21:28:06

Massachusetts Won't Let Local Breweries Make Beer with CBD

Photo via Down the Road Beer Co. Everett-based Down the Road Beer Co. says its plans to make a CBD-infused beer have been thwarted by the state's alcohol authority, who say adding the marijuana-related substance to their products would be illegal. The brewery says it had hoped to launch its Goopmast

BOSTON MAGAZINE - 2018-03-23 21:50:26

Over 50 People Sickened by Norovirus Outbreak at Vermont Restaurant

AP Die von der U.S. Umweltagentur EPA zur Verfuegung gestellte undatierte Elektronenstrahlenmikroskopaufnahme zeigt ein Norovirus, auch bekannt als Norwalk Virus. Der in einer Schule im U.S. Bundesstaat Ohio ertmals nachgewiesene Virus verursacht schwere Darminfektionen, die fuer kleine Kinder und a

NECN - 2018-03-23 20:42:41

Suppressor Legislative Updates

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, the California Senate Public Safety Committee heard S.B. 710, a bill seeking to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in California. Unfortunately, even after informative testimony by the ASA, the committee failed to pass the bill in a 3-2-2 vote with two republicans

THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM - 2018-03-23 21:00:03

Burlington man sentenced to 96 months in prison for crack cocaine trafficking

News Release - U.S. Department of Justice March 22, 2018 Contact: Tim Atkinson United States Attorney's Office, District of Vermont 802-951-6725 [email protected] Burlington - The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that on March 22, 2018, Travis Barrow, 31, w

VTDIGGER - 2018-03-23 20:55:15

Microbrewing Goes Solar: The Alchemist's Gives Back To The Environment And Local Senior Center

Cans of Heady Topper roll off the production line at The Alchemist brewery, in Waterbury. The brewery recently intentionally over-built a solar project and is sharing its extra power with the Waterbury Area Senior Center. Amy Kolb Noyes / VPR "Microbrews and bluebird skies." It could almost be a Ver

VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO - 2018-03-23 20:31:39

This Progressive State Has Never Sent a Woman to Congress

Vermont is notoriously progressive, making its distinction as the only state to have never sent a woman to Congress particularly awkward. The Green Mountain State had previously shared the title with Mississippi, but that ended this week when Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith to

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-23 20:27:00

Vermont House Passes 8-Hour Mark In Debate Over Gun Control Bill

A bill, which would tackle multiple gun control issues, is being debated in the House Friday. Angela Evancie / VPR/file A big week for gun control at the Statehouse is culminating in a day-long debate over a bill that would raise the age at which Vermonters could purchase guns, ban bump stocks, req

VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO - 2018-03-23 19:53:33

Weekly unemployment claims reverse course, up 296

Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment claims last week rose nearly as much as they fell the prior week, but levels remain below the same time last year. For the week of March 17, 2018, there were 738 claims, 296 more than than they were the previous week, but 153 fewer than they were a year

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-03-23 19:36:00

Stay-to-Stay initiative aims to attract working families

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing announced today the Stay-to-Stay initiative, a new economic development tourism program designed to convince visitors to relocate to Vermont. A Stay-to-Stay Weekend, which will target southern V

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-03-23 19:33:00