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Burlington: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
BURLINGTON, VT — Looking for a new home, and want the latest scoop on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Never fear! To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Clearing up misconceptions of idling vehicles law
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Both Vermont and New Hampshire have laws prohibiting motor vehicles from idling for more than a couple minutes. The laws were created with the idea of minimizing the health and environmental impacts of idling by establishing a limit on the amount of time that engines are permitted
Pedestrian struck by car dies
WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — Police say a 74-year-old man who was struck while crossing the street in Vermont has died. Authorities confirmed the man's death to WCAX-TV Sunday. Police say the man was crossing a Winooski street Wednesday night when he was hit. The man was wearing dark clothing, and the area
Two face charges in connection to Burlington mural vandalism
Two people face charges for twice vandalizing the controversial downtown Burlington mural. “Everyone Loves a Parade.” — Eric Maier, 32, and Margaux Higgins, both of Burlington, were arrested following an investigation that included multiple searches of the suspects' social media and phone accounts,
Another hotel proposed for Vermont city of South Burlington
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The owners of a hotel in the Vermont city of South Burlington would like to build another on the same property. The Burlington Free Press reports that the owners of the owners of the Holiday Inn at Dorset Street and Williston Road would like to add a Hampton Inn & Suites
Could baseball bring Heisman winner Kyler Murray to VT Lake Monsters?
Outlandish as it sounds, this year's Heisman Trophy winner might wind up on a baseball diamond in Burlington, Vermont. Really. It could happen. Like, next summer. Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray captured one of the most prestigious trophies in sports on Saturday night, earning the distinction of b
Proposal for Burlington charter could improve downtown
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A new proposal calling for a change to the Burlington charter could improve the city's downtown area. The plan calls for a change to the 30-year-old Downtown Improvement District, and the city Board of Finance is ironing out details for a new district. WCAX-TV reports the budg
Sorriso Bistro opens in former Tavern II location on Shelburne Road in South Burlington
SOUTH BURLINGTON - Sorriso Bistro, which moved into the space most recently occupied by the Church Street Tavern off-shoot Tavern II, opened on Nov. 24 along Shelburne Road. The Italian/Mediterranean restaurant is owned by Amir Jusufagic, co-owner of Piesanos pizza restaurant on Main Street in Burli
Health officials urge Vermonters to get flu shot
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont health officials are urging residents to get an annual flu vaccine. Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine says getting a flu shot protects Vermonters and helps to keep the people around them healthy.
Vermont woman, 20, killed in Rhinebeck crash: state police
Emily R. Wootton of Milton, Vermont was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office, state police said. Robert J. Dancy, 35, of Worchester, New York, who allegedly caused the crash, is recovering from serious injuries at Westchester Medical Center, state police said
Biden hits Sanders' home turf as he tests 2020 waters
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Joe Biden waltzed into potential future opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders’ backyard Sunday sounding an awful lot like a 2020 candidate. Six days after saying he's “the most qualified person in the country to be president,” Biden took the stage here and railed against “naked nationalism,
Joe Biden in Burlington: He pledged to son he'd 'stay engaged' in the world
If the reaction to the last question asked during Joe Biden's visit to Vermont Sunday— "How do you want to spend the rest of your life?"— is any indication, many Vermonters are eager to find out if Biden will throw his hat in the 2020 Democratic primary ring.
Vt. native provided medical care to President Bush in his final months
SCARBOROUGH, ME - A Vt. native says his personal connection to the late President George H.W. Bush has taught him that even the most powerful political figures are just like us.
Cats split against Ivy League foes
BURLINGTON – The University of Vermont men’s and women’s basketball teams held their own against Ivy League opponents Saturday, with the Cats defeating the Harvard men while the UVM women fell to Yale.
Major redevelopment plan for Burlington auditorium gains most support
BURLINGTON — City officials are considering options for the renovation of Memorial Auditorium, and voters will likely not be weighing in on its future until 2020. The city’s Community and Economic Development Office and consultants discussed four plans for the renovation of the historic events space
New hotel proposed for busy South Burlington intersection
Owners of the Holiday Inn at Dorset Street and Williston Road in South Burlington say they want to add a Hampton Inn & Suites to the front of the property. If approved by city regulators, the six-story, 100-unit building would be the sixth hotel in the immediate neighborhood of Interstate 89 and Wil
Burlington police arrest suspected supermarket wallet thief
A man who police believe stole the wallets of two unsuspecting supermarket shoppers on separate occasions has been arrested. Peter Krag, 33, of Burlington was located and taken into custody by Burlington police Wednesday morning. He had been wanted by authorities in two cities after allegedly steali
Stuck in Vermont: Jazzed about Johnson
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) This week Seven Days is examining the health of small Vermont towns in the age of Amazon and Act 46. Rural villages are facing declining and aging populations, school mergers and struggling local economies.
Police looking for duo who stole over $200 worth of merchandise from North Country farm
ESSEX, N.Y. — At Reber Rock Farm in Essex, co-owner Racey Henderson is on high alert. "We're going to install this (camera) outside so we can catch a license plate," Henderson said.
Police: suspected purse snatcher turns himself in after social media posts
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — Caught on camera, then taken into custody. Police believe the man in surveillance pictures from pictures from a Shaw's grocery store in South Burlington is Peter Krag, 33 of Burlington.