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How the state is helping Vt. sugar makers go green

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:57pm
Sugar makers are getting a jump-start on the season thanks to record-breaking warm weather this week. It takes a lot of energy to make that syrup, which is why producers are looking to become more energy-efficient. 

Jones tours North Country as region's new assemblyman

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:53pm
New York Assemblyman Billy Jones began his first session in Albany this year. He took the seat formerly held by Republican Janet Duprey, who retired.

Winooski's Oak 45 to reopen as new gay bar

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:51pm
Vermont's LGBT community will soon be raising a glass to a new gay bar in Vermont.

Sanders to speak at Johnson State College commencement

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:18pm
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the commencement speakers at Johnson State College this year. 

Police: Vt. special educator accused of child sex crimes

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 5:12pm
A special educator is accused of child sex crimes.

Top Vermont officials say transgender bathroom rules to stay

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 4:47pm
Top Vermont officials are reaffirming the state's policy of protecting the rights of transgender students to use the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity.

Vermont Senate unanimously passes Trump bill

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 2:31pm
The Vermont Senate has unanimously passed a measure granting its governor greater control over how and when the state's police forces are used by the federal government.

Trial of woman charged in father-son killings set for June

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 2:29pm
The trial of a Vermont woman accused of fatally shooting her ex-boyfriend and his son more than two years ago is set for June.

Hassan, Shaheen take questions on court nominee, Trump

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:01pm
New Hampshire's U.S. senators are receiving mixed reactions for saying President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee deserves a hearing.

St. Albans shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:24pm
A Burlington man charged with opening fire in a parking lot next to a church pleaded not guilty Friday to attempted second-degree murder. 

Warning about possible flooding

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:35am
The National Weather Service is warning of possible flooding in Vermont through the weekend. 

Court: NH school district doesn't have to release hiring forms

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:23am
The New Hampshire Supreme Court says information gathered in the hiring of a school district superintendent should not be released to the public.

NH hunter settling suit with family of man he mistakenly killed

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:29am
A New Hampshire hunter serving a two- to four-year prison sentence for mistakenly shooting a Massachusetts man to death is settling a wrongful death lawsuit with the victim's family.

Cuomo: NY alcoholic beverage business continues to expand

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:23am
Local producers of beer, wine, cider and liquor have opened 32 new off-site stores in New York state in the past year - evidence the state's alcohol industry continues to age well.

Trump puts moderate GOP governors in awkward spot

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:20am
These should be heady times for Republicans as the nation's governors prepare for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C.

New bills increase local control in education in New Hampshire

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:59am
New Hampshire leaders have moved forward with two bills that increase local control in education. 

The cost of a search and rescue mission for a ski resort

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:42am
When it comes to ski rescues, how much does it cost and who pays for it?Channel 3's Alex Hirsch found out at least one Vermont ski resort says, it may have to start charging skiers and snowboarders who get lost.

Pedestrian struck in South Burlington

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:30pm
A pedestrian was hit on Shelburne Road in South Burlington Thursday night.

Truck fire closes Exit 18 on Interstate 89

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:30pm
There was traffic trouble for drivers on I-89 south near Exit 18.

Massena boy killed in house fire

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:06pm
A little boy is dead following a house fire in Massena.