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Five arrested, charged for straw purchasing scheme in Vermont
Pictured from left to right: Dara Bassette, Laci Baker, Megan West, Sierra Lacoste and Tyson Wells.(Photo: St. Albans Messenger)
Vermont getting federal help to save the bat population
While these bats are hibernating, the fungus irritates them, waking them up. With little to no food available to them during the winter, they'll die from starvation.
Vermont State Police: Turn in those illegal bump stocks now
Authorities are not offering to pay for the now-banned devices, but those caught with them could risk up to one year in prison and $1,000 in fines.
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation celebrates GEAR UP week - VTDigger
VSAC celebrates GEAR UP Week with science, STEM fair, music and bucket listsStudents will explore robotics, neuroscience and ‘Afropop’ music with A2VT
Vermont high school students use New Voices law to win censorship dispute
VERMONT — Student journalists at Burlington High School used the state’s New Voices law to successfully fight back against censorship and prevent the reinstatement of a prior review policy.On Sept. 10, theBHS Registerwas the first to reportabout an investigation by the Vermont Agency of Education fo
Vermont out-of-state inmates likely headed to Mississippi
The state had two final prospects, including the Tallahatchie County Correction Facility in Tutwiler, Mississippi, run by CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation of America
Exclusive: Independent hemp farmer Katherine Desmond on Vermont’s pilot program
To gain a little insight into hemp farming, we spoke with Katherine Desmond, an independent hemp farmer in Vermont who has been growing the crop for the past couple years, about her experiences with that state’s pilot program.
Discover One Of Vermont's Most Majestic Waterfalls - No Hiking Necessary
Vermont has its fair share of waterfalls but many of them take quite a bit of effort to reach. If you’re longing for the stunning view of water tumbling over rocks in a gorgeous cascade without a strenuous trek through the woods, visit Moss Glen Falls in Granville. This roadside attraction has all t
Tuesday's Vermont sports scores and Wednesday's schedule
BFA-St. Albans, Essex, Missisquoi at Champlain C.C.
Vermont Dem Gubernorial Candidate Proposes Tax Hike After Saying She Opposes Tax Hikes
Hallquist, the first transgender major-party nominee for governor, spoke to a room of student Democrats at the University for Vermont last Wednesday where she formally announced her plan to fund free tuition at state colleges and vocational schools for low- and middle-income students. Hallquist's pl
Former Vermont teacher faces more voyeurism charges
The Burlington Free Pressreportsthat 32-year-old Brian Lynam, who taught music at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two additional charges of voyeurism.
Police: A Vermont man tried to steal marijuana plants from a dispensary
WCAX-TVreports 39-year-old Matthew Demar, of Berlin, was arrested Monday and charged with burglary, unlawful mischief and possession of burglar’s tools.
Welch looks to tap into Vermont's outdoor-economy
WOODSTOCK, Vt. —Outdoor recreation is a major economic driver in many Vermont communities.However, quantifying the exact impact recreation businesses have on their surrounding areas can be difficult to quantify.AdvertisementRep. Peter Welch (D) is looking to tap into the power of the so-called "outd
Vermont State Police announce program for people to surrender bump stocks
In the wake of recent firearms legislation in Vermont, State Police there will allow people to surrender bump stocks at any of the agency’s 10 barracks.A collection program was called for under Act 94, which was signed into law in April. Among several other gun-related provisions, Act 94 prohibits t
Vermont task force, nurses provide aid in response to North Carolina flooding
Mike Cannon, the team's program manager, said the team has been assisting with deep water and swift water rescues, and even deal with tornado warnings throughout the weekend.
Vermont swift water team has dozens of Florence missions
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont rescue team sent to North Carolina to help with rescues during Hurricane Florence has been busy.Mike Cannon, the coordinator of Vermont's Urban Search and Rescue,tellsthat since the 17 members of the swift water rescue team was activated on Sept. 15 in North Carolina
4 Guatemalans arrested in Vermont border-crossing case
Four Guatemalan citizens are facing charges in what federal prosecutors in Vermont are calling an immigrant-smuggling episode in the Beebe Plain neighborhood of Derby.Court documents say Border Patrol agents were notified early Thursday that two people were seen walking in a field just south of the
Vermont girls soccer: Varsity Insider Week 2 power rankings
For now, here are my latest Varsity Insider power rankings of the state's best sides and games to watch for the next week. Who will be here this time next week? Stay tuned.
Vermont Symphony Orchestra fall tour coming to Derby Line, Greensboro - Newport Dispatch
The Made in Vermont Statewide Tour will reach six communities throughout the state, sharing well-loved classics as well as an original, unconventional collaboration with the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival.
Hearn Jets From Back to Claim Devil's Bowl Vermont 200 Win - VtMotorMag.com
Rensselaer, N.Y. driver Hackel, the 2016 Devil’s Bowl dirt track champion, settled for third while former Devil’s Bowl asphalt Modified ace Jessey Mueller of Olmstedville, N.Y. finished fourth. Veteran driver Danny Johnson finished fifth.