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The Huffington Post
Vermont's Governor Reveals Complications, Surprises Of State's Fight Against Opiate AddictionIn January 2014, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the Sta
Vermont's Governor Reveals Complications, Surprises Of State's Fight Against Opiate Addiction
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 hours ago
In January 2014, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address to the opiate drug scourge ravaging his state. While Vermont is not the only state to experience the growing addiction problem, it arguably has been the most... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Pollina to push for creation of ethics commission MONTPELIER � Should elected officials be in the business of investigating the
Pollina to push for creation of ethics commission
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
MONTPELIER � Should elected officials be in the business of investigating the malfeasance of other elected officials? Sen. Anthony Pollina, P/D-Washington, doesn�t think so, and that�s why he�s... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Getting startedAngry property owners came to a hearing of the Environmental Protection Agency
Getting started
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
Angry property owners came to a hearing of the Environmental Protection Agency in St. Albans last week, carrying fruit jars containing opaque green muck. It was water from Lake Champlain polluted by a bloom of blue-green algae caused to a large... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Shumlin heads to energy conference MONTPELIER � Gov. Peter Shumlin is traveling to Canada to attend the 39th a
Shumlin heads to energy conference
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
MONTPELIER � Gov. Peter Shumlin is traveling to Canada to attend the 39th annual conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers. Monday�s conference in St.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Shaplin? Not so muchIt�s popular to combine the names of famous couples. In Hollywood, there�s Kimy
Shaplin? Not so much
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
It�s popular to combine the names of famous couples. In Hollywood, there�s Kimye (Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) and Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie). In national politics, we�ve heard of Billary (Bill and Hillary Clinton). The uni-name... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressWATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire
Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled is this year's recipient of Colby College's Lovejoy Award. Colby President David Greene says Katherine Boo, now a staff... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentKatherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A rep
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled is this year's recipient of Colby College's Lovejoy Award. Colby... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsightedThe Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medica
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsighted
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medicaid pays for group therapy sessions starting next year. Many of the state's most vulnerable patients will be negatively impacted, according to clinicians and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
AG’s office may take up 2012 racism case MONTPELIER � The Vermont attorney general�s office said Thursday it may revie
AG’s office may take up 2012 racism case
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
MONTPELIER � The Vermont attorney general�s office said Thursday it may review the case of a former Rutland City police officer who alleges in a lawsuit that he endured racism from fellow officers who engaged... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Agent says he had 'no other option' but to kill N.Y. escapeeNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, speaks while Vermont Governor Peter Shuml
Agent says he had 'no other option' but to kill N.Y. escapee
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, speaks while Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin listens during a news conference in front of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. on June 10. NEW YORK » A border patrol agent who shot an escaped... Read more
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Rutland Herald
State sends frugal budget forecast MONTPELIER � Gov. Peter Shumlin�s administration is telling agency and depart
State sends frugal budget forecast
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
MONTPELIER � Gov. Peter Shumlin�s administration is telling agency and department heads to prepare for level funding in the next state budget. Administration Secretary Justin Johnson sent a memo to commissioners... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Corren mulls new bid for lieutenant governor MONTPELIER — Progressive Dean Corren says he is weighing a second bid for lie
Corren mulls new bid for lieutenant governor
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
MONTPELIER — Progressive Dean Corren says he is weighing a second bid for lieutenant governor in the 2016 election but will only do so if a case involving his last campaign and the state’s public... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Paid sick time advocates rally in BurlingtonThere's a push for paid sick time in Vermont. Political leaders, advocates and
Paid sick time advocates rally in Burlington
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
There's a push for paid sick time in Vermont. Political leaders, advocates and business owners met at Hen of the Wood restaurant in Burlington, one of the places supporting sick time for employees. The group used Women's Equality Day to call on... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New help for opiate addicts in the Northeast KingdomBusiness is booming at the BAART treatment center in St. Johnsbury-- an unfortu
New help for opiate addicts in the Northeast Kingdom
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
Business is booming at the BAART treatment center in St. Johnsbury-- an unfortunate reality in the fight against opiate abuse in Vermont. "We finally have a place that is big enough where we can treat the community and meet the need," said Jason... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Minter: Campaign decision in a few weeks MONTPELIER � Agency of Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says she is contin
Minter: Campaign decision in a few weeks
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
MONTPELIER � Agency of Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says she is continuing to weigh a bid for governor and hopes to make a decision shortly after Labor Day. Minter, 54, a former Democratic state... Read more
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Rutland Herald
LSC president gets seat on board LYNDONVILLE � The president of Vermont�s Lyndon State College has been appoin
LSC president gets seat on board
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
LYNDONVILLE � The president of Vermont�s Lyndon State College has been appointed to the board of delegates of the New England Board of Higher Education. Lyndon State President Joe Bertolino was appointed by Gov.... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Shumlin, Malloy to campaign for ClintonCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Democratic governors of Connecticut and neighboring Ve
Shumlin, Malloy to campaign for Clinton
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Democratic governors of Connecticut and neighboring Vermont are heading to New Hampshire to campaign as surrogates for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Govs. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut and Peter Shumlin of Vermont are traveling the... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont's Lyndon State president appointed to regional boardLYNDONVILLE (AP) >> The president of Vermont's Lyndon State College has b
Vermont's Lyndon State president appointed to regional board
Bennington Banner / Posted 7 days ago
LYNDONVILLE (AP) >> The president of Vermont's Lyndon State College has been appointed to the board of delegates of the New England Board of Higher Education. Lyndon State President Joe Bertolino was appointed by Vermont Gov. Peter... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont, Connecticut governors to campaign for ClintonCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Democratic governors of Connecticut and neighboring Ve
Vermont, Connecticut governors to campaign for Clinton
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Democratic governors of Connecticut and neighboring Vermont are heading to New Hampshire to campaign as surrogates for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Govs. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut and Peter Shumlin of Vermont are traveling the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
How to plan for renewable energy When the interstate highway hit Vermont, around 1958 � triggering a tsunami o
How to plan for renewable energy
Rutland Herald / Posted 8 days ago
When the interstate highway hit Vermont, around 1958 � triggering a tsunami of unbridled land speculation and development � the citizens of the Green Mountain State scrambled to protect the natural resources and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Shumlin to stump for Clinton plan Gov. Peter Shumlin is heading to the Granite State to stump for Hillary Clint
Shumlin to stump for Clinton plan
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Gov. Peter Shumlin is heading to the Granite State to stump for Hillary Clinton�s plan to overhaul the way higher education is paid for. Shumlin will travel Monday to New Hampshire to address crowds in Claremont,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsNKorea warns of war after exchange of fire with SouthNKorea warns of war after
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
NKorea warns of war after exchange of fire with SouthNKorea warns of war after exchange of fire with South South Korea's Defense Ministry says its military has returned fire after North Korea shot an artillery shell at a South Korean border... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ben & Jerry’s founders, Ben and Jerry, endorse Bernie Sanders for presidentBernie Sanders hasn’t been feeling much love from politicians in his home state
Ben & Jerry’s founders, Ben and Jerry, endorse Bernie Sanders for president
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Bernie Sanders hasn’t been feeling much love from politicians in his home state. Former Gov. Howard Dean, current Gov. Peter Shumlin, and fellow Sen. Patrick Leahy have all committed to Hillary Clinton. But Sanders has captured the endorsement of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Shumlin appoints new staff and promotionsGovernor Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, has made some hires and promotions. Frank R
Shumlin appoints new staff and promotions
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
Governor Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, has made some hires and promotions. Frank Reed moves up to Mental Health Commissioner from Acting Mental Health Commissioner. He had been the Deputy Commissioner. Chris Herrick becomes Director of Emergency... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont Speaker Smith announces gubernatorial candidacyShap Smith made it official Wednesday-- he is running for governor. It's the fi
Vermont Speaker Smith announces gubernatorial candidacy
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
Shap Smith made it official Wednesday-- he is running for governor. It's the first major announcement in the 2016 campaign. The speaker of the house hopes to make the leap from the Legislature to the governor's office, replacing incumbent Peter... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Shap Smith announces he's running for VT governorIn a surprise few saw coming, Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Monday he
Shap Smith announces he's running for VT governor
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 12 days ago
In a surprise few saw coming, Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Monday he won't seek re-election next year, choosing to end a long political career to return to the family travel business in southern Vermont. The open seat invites a 2016... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont Speaker Smith to announce gubernatorial candidacyMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith is set to announce his
Vermont Speaker Smith to announce gubernatorial candidacy
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith is set to announce his candidacy for the 2016 Democratic gubernatorial nomination. The 49-year-old Morristown resident is due to appear with family, friends and supporters at an event in... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont Speaker Smith to announce gubernatorial candidacyMONTPELIER >> Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith is set to announce his can
Vermont Speaker Smith to announce gubernatorial candidacy
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
MONTPELIER >> Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith is set to announce his candidacy for the 2016 Democratic gubernatorial nomination. The 49-year-old Morristown resident is due to appear with family, friends and supporters at an event in downtown... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
St. Johnsbury man arrested for allegedly threatening DCF on FacebookA St. Johnsbury man has been cited into court for allegedly making threats agai
St. Johnsbury man arrested for allegedly threatening DCF on Facebook
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
A St. Johnsbury man has been cited into court for allegedly making threats against the Department for Children and Families on Facebook. Police received a complaint about the threatening posts and arrested 40-year-old Timothy Bright at his home in... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
St. Johnsbury man arrested for threatening DCF on FacebookA St. Johnsbury man has been cited into court for allegedly making threats agai
St. Johnsbury man arrested for threatening DCF on Facebook
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
A St. Johnsbury man has been cited into court for allegedly making threats against the Department for Children and Families on Facebook. Police received a complaint about the threatening posts and arrested 40-year-old Timothy Bright at his home in... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont students honored at Fenway15 students from Vermont were honored by the Boston Red Sox foundation this wee
Vermont students honored at Fenway
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
15 students from Vermont were honored by the Boston Red Sox foundation this weekend. Sunday was Vermont day at Fenway Park. The students were awarded Vermont Red Sox service scholarships during a pregame ceremony. The program gives students from 15... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. students honored at Fenway ParkVermont students were honored by the Boston Red Sox foundation this weekend. S
Vt. students honored at Fenway Park
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
Vermont students were honored by the Boston Red Sox foundation this weekend. Sunday was Vermont day at Fenway Park. The students were awarded Vermont Red Sox service scholarships during a pregame ceremony. The program gives students from 15 public... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont 2016 political campaigns set to beginBennington Battle Day marks 238 years since the historic fight. This week new p
Vermont 2016 political campaigns set to begin
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
Bennington Battle Day marks 238 years since the historic fight. This week new political battle lines are set to be drawn. The 2016 election is about 15 months away but many campaigns are set to begin with one already underway. Earlier Monday, WCAX... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Grippo's performance highlights VT dayThere hasn't been much to joy to come out of Fenway Park this season with the R
Grippo's performance highlights VT day
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
There hasn't been much to joy to come out of Fenway Park this season with the Red Sox in last place. However, that changed a bit Sunday. The Sox hosted its annual Vermont Day at the ballpark and the Green Mountain State was well represented. Miss... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Heroin pilot program partners law enforcement with harm preventionPolice and public health experts trying to stem the “severe threat” of heroin t
Heroin pilot program partners law enforcement with harm prevention
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Police and public health experts trying to stem the “severe threat” of heroin trafficking and addiction in the US will work together for the first time under a federal program that focuses more on prevention, emergency treatment and rehabilitation... Read more
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Bennington Banner
New England in BriefVermont police say plane crashed in reservoir; no injuries Vermont state polic
New England in Brief
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
Vermont police say plane crashed in reservoir; no injuries Vermont state police say a Pittsford pilot and his passenger were uninjured after their seaplane crashed and overturned in Chittenden Reservoir. Police say the accident occurred Sunday just... Read more
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Rutland Herald
A pledge to carry on Lara Sobel’s work Every Vermonter knows that the events of this past week have been especially
A pledge to carry on Lara Sobel’s work
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Every Vermonter knows that the events of this past week have been especially tough and trying for our state. We have seen violence that is unimaginable in our close-knit state. We lost Lara Sobel, a dedicated... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Gubernatorial field taking shape in Vt. It should come as no surprise to anyone, but Democratic House Speaker Shap Sm
Gubernatorial field taking shape in Vt.
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 days ago
It should come as no surprise to anyone, but Democratic House Speaker Shap Smith will, in fact, announce a bid for governor Wednesday. Smith has been hinting at a run for weeks, but close associates confirmed... Read more
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Boston Red Sox
Vermont Red Sox Service Scholarship Recipients to be Introduced at Fenway Park Tomorrow; Winner of Red Sox FoundationThe scholarship recipients will be greeted on the field at Fenway Park by Vermo
Vermont Red Sox Service Scholarship Recipients to be Introduced at Fenway Park Tomorrow; Winner of Red Sox Foundation
Boston Red Sox / Posted 16 days ago
The scholarship recipients will be greeted on the field at Fenway Park by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin; Manager of ENEOS (sponsor of the New England Red Sox Service Scholarships) Andy Sorensen; VT Red Sox Service Scholarship committee member Meghan... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal governme
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal government to provide more access to treatment for people who are addicted to prescription painkillers. Republican Sen. Susan Collins, independent Sen. Angus King and a group of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentSENATORS-ADDICTION TREATMENT Maine senators seek increased access to addiction
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
SENATORS-ADDICTION TREATMENT Maine senators seek increased access to addiction treatment AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal government to provide more access to treatment for people who are addicted to... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Environmental officials outline new plan for Lake ChamplainSTEPH: RIGHT NOW, YOU'RE LOOKING AT THE CROWN JEWEL OF OUR REGION, LAKE CHAMPLA
Environmental officials outline new plan for Lake Champlain
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 16 days ago
STEPH: RIGHT NOW, YOU'RE LOOKING AT THE CROWN JEWEL OF OUR REGION, LAKE CHAMPLAIN, THROUGH THE LENSES OF OUR ECHO CAM COURTESY OF THE LAKE AQUARIUM IN BURLINGTON. TODAY OFFICIALS MET WITH FEDERAL AGENTS TO TALK ABOUT PLANS TO CLEAN UP THE LAKE.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vt. to pay insurer $1.6M in Web snafu MONTPELIER � The Shumlin administration said Friday it will pay Blue Cross Bl
Vt. to pay insurer $1.6M in Web snafu
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 days ago
MONTPELIER � The Shumlin administration said Friday it will pay Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont $1.6 million to cover Vermont Health Connect premiums the insurer did not receive and claims it paid out... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Champlain phosphorous: We have a plan People enjoy a day along the shore of Lake Champlain at North Beach Friday Au
Champlain phosphorous: We have a plan
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 days ago
People enjoy a day along the shore of Lake Champlain at North Beach Friday Aug. 14 in Burlington, On Friday the Environmental Protection Agency issued a new goal of reducing by 33.8 percent the amount of... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Mourners remember three women slain in shootingsGrief-stricken friends and family members gathered Thursday evening to remember
Mourners remember three women slain in shootings
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
Grief-stricken friends and family members gathered Thursday evening to remember three women who were allegedly gunned down by a relative on Aug. 7. About 100 people attended a vigil at the home on Airport Road where the bodies of Julie Falzarano,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
EPA, state plan huge, new cleanwater effortST. ALBANS — Vermont will invest millions of state and local funds in Lake Cham
EPA, state plan huge, new cleanwater effort
The Addison County Independent / Posted 16 days ago
ST. ALBANS — Vermont will invest millions of state and local funds in Lake Champlain cleanup efforts over the next few years as part of Vermont’s Clean Water Act passed by the Legislature this session and signed into law by Gov. Peter Shumlin in... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Union demands better security at all Vermont state buildingsThe union representing Vermont state employees says it's long been concerned ab
Union demands better security at all Vermont state buildings
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 16 days ago
The union representing Vermont state employees says it's long been concerned about the risks state workers face going to and from work, and has said so to the administration. Now, in the wake of a fatal shooting of social worker Lara Sobel as she... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Shumlin shares thoughts on tragedy in Central Vt.It's been one week since a state social worker was gunned down outside her Barr
Shumlin shares thoughts on tragedy in Central Vt.
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
It's been one week since a state social worker was gunned down outside her Barre City office and three more women were found shot to death inside their Berlin home. The suspect, Jody Herring, is in custody. But the Barre mom is only charged with the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Is Vermont closer to a cleaner Lake Champlain?Lake Champlain is described as Vermont's most beautiful natural resource, but a
Is Vermont closer to a cleaner Lake Champlain?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
Lake Champlain is described as Vermont's most beautiful natural resource, but amid constant reports of blue-green algae, it's clear the lake is polluted. "Hundreds of tons of phosphorus need to be removed from the system," said Stephen Perkins of... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Barre: Mourners gather to honor shooting victimsBarre >> Grief-stricken friends and family members gathered Thursday evening to
Barre: Mourners gather to honor shooting victims
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 days ago
Barre >> Grief-stricken friends and family members gathered Thursday evening to remember three women who were allegedly gunned down by a relative on Aug. 7. About 100 people attended a vigil at the home on Airport Road where the bodies of Julie... Read more
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