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Scott proposes government restructuring

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 5:08pm
Governor Phil Scott is proposing significant restructuring of state government.

Committee to take public testimony on budget adjustment

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:38pm
A Vermont legislative committee is holding a public hearing on the governor's budget adjustment proposal.

Swanton man charged with DUI after crashing car in lake

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:04pm
A Swanton man faces DUI charges after crashing his car through the ice on Lake Champlain. 

Black Lives Matter organizing Burlington protest

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:49pm
Members of the Black Lives Matter movement are organizing a protest of what they call systemic racism in Burlington's public schools and brutality by the city's police force.

Teething toy susceptible to mold

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:47pm
A popular infant teething toy may be teeming with mold. 

Seasonal Uber service coming to Killington

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:28pm
Skiers and riders in Killington will have a new way to get to the mountain from town.

New Burton snowboards to come later this year

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:33am
A common problem for skiers is waiting for snowboarders to bind up before they ride, which is precious time when the sport costs upward of $100 a day. But Burton says they have found a fix. 

Inspection stickers swiped from Rutland Town dealership

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:21am
Police are investigating a break in at a Rutland Town car dealership where the thieves made off with DMV inspection stickers. 

Two men arrested after breaking into rail yard

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:32am
Police say they found a hole cut in the fence around the Vermont Railway yard.

Unions, businesses disagree on value of NH right to work laws

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:04am
Hundreds of union members flocked to Concord last week to protest the New Hampshire Right to Work Act, which could curtail union membership and weaken collective bargaining power.

Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:00am
A 14-year-old Air National Guard proposal that would allow screeching fighter jets to fly low over parts of Maine and New Hampshire could be considered this year, even though it's been several years since residents...

Property owners could be on hook for Lake Champlain cleanup

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 9:55am
Vermont's state treasurer says property owners could be on the hook for $25 million a year for a water cleanup initiative.

NH Fish and Game assists unprepared hiker in Whites

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 9:06am
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has helped a hiker who was unprepared for the cold temperatures and winter conditions in the White Mountains.

Glenn Falls man behind bars for cocaine

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:44am
Police say 33-year old Theodore Mosher was pulled over for speeding on Quaker Road in Queensbury when they noticed drug paraphernalia in the car and could smeed weed. During a search officials seized 6.5 grams of cocaine. Mosher is being held on $5,000 bond.

Drunken woman destroys room and spits on medical staff

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:27am
Police say 34-year old Nicole Coolum was drunk and causing a disturbance at the Shaw's on Shelburne Road. When she was brought to the Emergency Department she was allegedly belligerent towards officials. Coolum then started yelling and banging the walls of her hospital room. After a medical staff member approached her, Coolum spit in the face of the staff member. Cooulm will face a judge Tuesday.

Free celebration at Leahy Center for MLK Day

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:17am
The Leahy Center will have a free celebration on Monday from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

Rutland man drunk at the wheel; twin tries to stop police

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 4:53am
Sunday morning Police stopped 48-year old Scott Lafaso on Elm St. in Rutland. They say Lafaso got out of the car and took off on foot. Once police caught him Lafaso's twin brother Matthew triedto interfere. Lafaso faces a slew of charges including DUI while his brother was given a criminal citation.

Over $754K to help unemployed workers

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 4:48am
New Hampshire is getting over $754,000 for workforce agencies to help unemployed workers.

Police: Gunman robs St. Albans Subway

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 10:36pm
A Subway restaurant in St. Albans City was robbed at gunpoint.                           It happened around 8 p.m. Sunday.  Police say the suspect walked into the business on North Main Street, brandished a firearm, and then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was hurt in the incident.  State Police are assisting with the investigation.  

Local effort brings tennis courts to Cuba

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 8:27pm
Vermont generosity is paying off in a big way for kids in Cuba who love tennis. 

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