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Decorated Vermont Veteran dealing with terminal cancer after burn pit exposure
Brigadier General Michael T. Heston, who also was one of the highest ranking members of his state's National Guard when he served as Assistant Adjutant General, completed a total of three tours in Afghanistan from 2003 to 2012. Each time, he was exposed to the toxic clouds that emanated from burn pi
Vermont Will Pay You $10,000 To Live There And Work From Home
Who doesn’t need an extra $10,000? If you are looking for a way to make a little extra cash, then have we got a deal for you! Vermont is ready to pay for you to become a resident of their amazing state.
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ICE Is Targeting Activists in Vermont. And the State’s DMV Has Been Helping Them.
In October 2017, Vermont-based Migrant Justice scored a major victory in the organization’s campaign to extend labor protections to undocumented farmworkers in the state. After years of public action and lobbying, they reached anagreement with Ben & Jerry’sthat established basic labor standards at t
Vermont group recommends taxing marijuana at a higher rate than Massachusetts
A security guard keeps an eye on reporters and photographers at a new Societe Quebecoise du Cannabis (SQDC) store during a media preview Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Montreal. The legal sale of cannabis begins in Canada on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)(Photo: Ryan R
The Dreamy Vermont Town That Grabs Everyone's Attention At Christmastime
The town of Pine Tree, Vermont is a popular Christmastime spot. Each year thousands of people visit the small town for the spirit it brings to the holiday season. You won’t find it on any map. The town is as make-believe as Sesame Street. Pine Tree is the fictional setting of the 1954 holiday classi
Fighting for Immigrant Rights in Vermont While ICE Targets Your Members
This past week, Migrant Justice in Vermontfiled a federal lawsuit, alleging that several of its members were being targeted by ICE, DHS and the state’s DMV just for their activism. In this latest episode of
The Essential Bars of Burlington, Vermont
Like any college town, Burlington, Vermont provides plenty of places for young people to imbibe. But unlike many college towns, Burlington’s watering holes extend far beyond dive bars and cheap beer. With everything from inventive cocktails, wine bars with knowledgable sommeliers, cozy dives, onsite
Vermont Dems Cancels Avenatti Speaking Appearances Due to Domestic Violence Allegations | National Review
Michael Avenatti, lawyer for adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels, speaks outside the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles, California, September 24, 2018.(Andrew Cullen/REUTERS)The Vermont Democratic party on Wednesday cancelled Mi
Six Vermont Artists and Art Advocates Recognized at Governor's Arts Awards
Last evening, November 14, Gov. Phil Scott and theVermont Arts Councilhonored six Vermont artists at the annual Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony, held at the Statehouse in Montpelier.
Smugglers Notch closes for 2018 season as first big snowstorm hits Vermont
The gate closed Tuesday to the seasonal road that carves a narrow passage through the Green Mountains at 2,165 feet above sea level, according to an announcement by the Vermont Agency of Transportation.
KU basketball vs. Vermont: Quick recap and instant analysis
Thanks to some sharp shooting from seniorLagerald Vick, KU was able to keep the game close early on. Vick scored nine of KU's first 15 points, hitting three 3s in that span.
Waxing Up for Nordic Skiing in Central Vermont
The recent and unexpected closing of the cross-country trail system at the Morse Farm has been met with disappointment—and understanding—among the many Nordic skiers in Central Vermont, and especially in the Montpelier area. Despite the loss, there are still many great options in the Central Vermont
Vermont high school football: Rosters set for North-South game
Bellows Falls:Braden Maxfield, Reno Tuttle.Brattleboro:Kris Carroll, Malick Mane.Burr and Burton:Jake Baker, Oliver Cazaudumec, Will Frank, Owen King, Jake Nicholson.Fair Haven:Cam Coloutti, Gabe Ellis, Jake Grenier, Parker Morse, Aaron Szabo, Jesse Tucker.Hartford:Nick Cameron, Riley Packard, Nick
Vermont Panel to Propose 26 Percent Tax on Retail Weed
The 88-page report, created by the taxation and regulation subcommittee of the Governor's Marijuana Advisory Commission, recommends a 20 percent excise tax on all retail cannabis sales, in addition to the state’s 6 percent sales tax. Towns could also choose to levy a 1 percent local option tax. The
Profiles in Permanency: Surveying Adoptive Families And Guardians in Vermont
Writer,April Dinwoodie, isprofiling each of the eight projectsthat are overseen by the center for The Chronicle of Social Change.Today, she looks at the work being done in Vermont designed to keep families connected with available supports, to improve the family’s awareness of the services and suppo
Vermont's Migrant Justice sues U.S. government, alleging immigration agents targeted members
Vermont farm worker rights group Migrant Justicealleges in a new lawsuitagainst the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that federal immigration agents have surveilled the group, including using a secret “civilian informant,” in order to arrest as many as 20 members over a period of several years
Roundup: Vermont Twin State roster announced
The Twin State Field Hockey Game, a tradition since 1984 featuring the top graduated high school seniors from Vermont against their counterparts from New Hampshire, will be played in the summer of 2019 at a New Hampshire venue and time still to be determined.
US Senate committee approves Vermont marshal nomination
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Winning $1.4 million lottery ticket sold in Vermont
Vermont Lottery officials say the ticket matched all five winning numbers: 2, 9, 14, 27, 26, and the Megaball number, 2, for the Nov. 10 drawing. The ticket holder has yet to claim the prize.