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Google workshop heads to Rutland

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) Representatives from Google will be teaching digital skills in Rutland's Free Library Thursday. It's all to help job seekers and small businesses owners succeed in a tech world.


Rutland High School Howe Center campus eyes new location

The Howe Center campus for Rutland High School may soon be no more, but only because it would no longer be at the Howe Center after the School Board voted Tuesday to approve negotiations to move the campus into the space currently occupied by the 77 Gallery at 77 Grove St.


State finds $10,000 relocation offer rubs natives the wrong way

BRATTLEBORO — Who could complain about Vermont’s recent offer to relocate to the clean, green state for $10,000?. Plenty of residents already here. “There’s backlash from some people who called our office and said, ‘I’ve been living under the burden of this high-tax state for decades — how about sen


The Family Room: Celebrating women and friendship in song

The Ladies’ Night Out Women’s Chorus is about more than singing. “One of the main purposes of this group is the friendships we form,” said conductor and director Lucy Allen Tenenbaum.


Woman gets 6 months home confinement for crash that killed veterinarian

RUTLAND, Vermont — A Vermont woman who pleaded guilty to negligent driving for a 2015 collision in western Vermont that killed a veterinarian from Granville has been sentenced to 6 months of home confinement.


Woman to serve house arrest for 2015 crash death

A Clarendon woman who told police she fell asleep while driving in Pawlet in 2015, left her lane and hit and killed a New York veterinarian, was sentenced on Tuesday to serve six months on home confinement.


Man Who Died After Fight With Cop Had Broken Jaw, Eye Socket

Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo has depicted Douglas Kilburn as an irate man who picked a fistfight with an officer outside the University of Vermont Medical Center and received "a few" punches in return. The cop, Cory Campbell, handcuffed Kilburn within seconds and took him into the emerge


Three arrested after traffic stop, seizure of counterfeit money

FORT ANN — Three residents of Brooklyn were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Route 4 led to the seizure of $1,700 worth of counterfeit money, police said. State Police stopped the northbound vehicle just before 3:30 a.m. after determining it had a suspended registration and illegally t


South Burlington lax takes down Rutland

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - The South Burlington boys' lacrosse team hosted Rutland for a D1 matchup. The Wolves powered past the Raiders 10-8. This secured win number three for SBHS this season.


Vermont man killed in motorcycle crash

WEST HAVEN, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a West Haven, Vermont man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Route 22A. It happened just after 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon. Troopers say when they arrived on scene, they found a motorcycle off the west side of Route 22A. Corey Sears, 37, was pronounced d


Vermont, the first state to abolish adult slavery, is trying to remove any mention of slavery from its Constitution altogether

(CNN) — Vermont was the first state to abolish adult slavery in 1777. Now, state lawmakers are trying to completely eliminate any reference to slavery in Vermont's constitution.


Woman Accused Of Biting Officer

A Randolph woman drew citations for multiple violations after a domestic incident at 1252 Crocker Road in Randolph, at 12:44 a.m. on April 19. State Troopers Busier and Duncan said that when they arrested Katie A. Needham, 34, of Randolph, she resisted and bit a trooper. Troopers said Needham’s vict


Stuck in Vermont: Building Birdhouses With Steve Hadeka of Pleasant Ranch

Steve Hadeka has always had a thing for working with wood and, in 2012, he built his first midcentury modern birdhouse and started his business, Pleasant Ranch. A few years later, Steve began selling his wooden creations at the BCA Artist Market: cutting boards, plant holders, bottle openers shaped


4 Vermont women on biathlon national team

Four Vermonters have been named to the U.S. Biathlon National Women’s Teams for the 2019-20 season. Emily Dreissigacker of Morrisville and Susan Dunklee of Barton were named to the women’s A team, and Hallie Grossman of South Burlington and Chloe Levins of Rutland were named to the women’s B team.


'Of Grief, Garlic, and Gratitude' : Mother turns grief into book

LEICESTER — Kris Francoeur can write for hours at a time and have fun doing it as her three published romance novels show, but writing about the death of her son was a different matter.


Police respond to fatal motorcycle crash in Washington County

EASTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal motorcycle crash on Tuesday. Police say the driver was traveling north on Route 113 and lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle traveled off the road into a ditch and struck a tree.


Rutland Regional Medical Center breaks ground on new building

RUTLAND, Vt. — Rutland Regional Medical Center broke ground on a new building Monday morning. The two-story medical office building will host a number of specialty care services including audiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, ear, nose and throat specialists, and the Vermont Orthopedic Cl


Vermont's first ever Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo underway this weekend.

Essex Junction, Vt - For the first time ever, Champlain Valley Exposition is holding the Vermont Sci-Fi & Fantasy Expo. Jeffrey Folb who is the owner of Vermont Gathering, joined us in studio today to tell us what you can expect at this weekends event.


Recipes for Success From Seven Long-Lived Vermont Restaurants

In his 1980 novel Still Life With Woodpecker, Tom Robbins pondered the question "What makes love stay?" The answer: Lasting love is actually a crapshoot, but working hard at loving seems to improve the chances of success.


State senate votes (again) to amend Vermont Constitution

MONTPELIER, Vt. — For a second time this year, the state Senate has voted to amend the Vermont Constitution. The amendment, known as Proposal 2, clarifies original language written in 1777 that prohibited adult slavery.