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Woman injured after ice from passing truck smashes windshield

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:29pm
A warning from Vermont State Police after a driver was hospitalized when ice flew off another vehicle and smashed through her windshield. 

8 arrested in Northern NY drug roundup

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:59am
Police say they arrested eight people over the weekend as part of a long-term investigation into the sale of narcotics. 

NH unemployment rate unchanged at 2.7 percent

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:36am
New Hampshire officials say the state's unemployment rate for February was 2.7 percent, unchanged from the January rate.

Police: NY man ambushed woman, tried to kill her with knife

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:34am
Authorities say an upstate New York man ambushed his girlfriend and stabbing her so violently that the knife broke during the attack.

Man convicted in same-sex child custody case to be sentenced

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 9:57am
A Virginia businessman is scheduled to be sentenced in New York for his role in a same-sex couple's child custody fight.

Vermont considers safe injection sites for drug users

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 9:54am
A committee of health and law enforcement professionals is looking at the possibility of setting up safe injection sites for heroin and other opioid user in Chittenden County.

Airbnb effects on Vermonters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:57am
Airbnb has released a report that says 140,000 guests stayed in Vermont in 2016 using the online home sharing service. That earned Vermonters more than 17 million dollars. The state and Airbnb have an agreement where the company collects the state's rooms and meals tax to make things even with traditional hotels and motels, some towns in Vermont also charge a local tax. But some regular Bed and Breakfasts want more done.  “There is no problem with competition but it's m...

Canceled field trip raises questions of leadership at Vt. elementary school

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:53am
Dozens of Fletcher Elementary students are supposed to be on a three day field trip to learn about leadership, but mistakes by those they look up to most are what's keeping them home.

Police: Derby school staff member accused of assaulting child

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:35pm
A staffer at the Derby Elementary School is accused of assaulting a child.

Vt. officials: State Joblink site compromised

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:16pm
There was a security breach at a website used by people looking to work for the state.

NY lawmakers push for universal pre-K

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:48pm
New York schools might be getting extra help to start up new universal pre-K programs. The state Assembly wants to increase funding by 10 times to give more New York kids a head start. 

Springfield driver pleads guilty to deadly hit-and-run charges

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:43pm
A Springfield driver pleaded guilty in a deadly hit-and-run case Tuesday.

Police investigate 2 burglaries at Lyndonville thrift store

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:42pm
Police are investigating two burglaries within four days at a Lyndonville thrift store.

Brattleboro cop under investigation after shooting potentially rabid cat

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:41pm
A Brattleboro police officer is now under investigation after shooting a potentially rabid cat.

Springfield man accused of fatally stabbing girlfriend pleads not guilty

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:40pm
There was an arraignment Tuesday for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend in the neck. The victim ended up dying at the hospital and court documents state that the victim's sister witnessed the entire incident.

South Burlington inventors get creative

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:24pm
Young inventors got creative in South Burlington Tuesday.

Filling out FAFSA forms just got more difficult

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:08pm
Many graduating high school seniors are learning what colleges they got into. But for those applying for financial aid, recent federal changes are making the process a lot harder. 

Vt. man makes daily commute through the Notch on skis

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:08pm
Last week's snowstorm snarled the commutes of most Vermonters, but for Pete Davis it made for a smoother ride.

New grant helps low-income Vermonters treat pets

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:08pm
Low-income Vermonters will be able to get cheap or even free treatment for their pets.

Leahy asks if Gorsuch would stand up to president

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:08pm
Sen. Patrick Leahy questioned the president's pick for Supreme Court Tuesday. 

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