An incumbent with a long history on the city’s board of aldermen is being challenged for a seat in the Vermont House of Representatives by someone running for office for the first time.
HUBBARDTON -- The Vermont State Police are investigating a fire from Thursday in Hubbardton that destroyed a sedan.
BRANDON — The Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union is ready to bring more students back into the classroom.
Two new early childcare facilities are opening this month after being delayed by the pandemic.
After almost seven months, Mayor David Allaire said he is almost ready to name a new fire chief.
Brooke Paige has some strong opinions about how life — and elections — could be better for Vermonters, and he’s running for secretary of state and attorney general so he can be part of the changes he would like to see.
After almost 10 years on the job, Secretary of State Jim Condos is still eager to be re-elected and bring new ideas to the office.
Garry DuFour didn't want an ambulance on July 28.
Two staff members at Mountain View Center, a nursing facility on Haywood Avenue, have tested positive for COVID-19.
The deadlines attached to coronavirus relief funds have led to some projects not happening or being scaled back.
MONTPELIER — In about a month’s time the state has created a host of child care hubs to serve more than 5,000 elementary school students during remote learning.
The Vermont Foodbank says it will continue to work with the Abbey Group to distribute food boxes in five counties despite the group not having been chosen by the USDA for what will likely be the final phase of the program.
The city is rezoning College of St. Joseph as it prepares for a broader rewrite of the zoning ordinance.
Board President Matt Whitcomb said he has no immediate plans to use his authority to compel a general committee meeting on the Rutland High School mascot.
MONTPELIER — The state announced this week that it awarded nearly $4 million in COVID-19 relief funds to several internet companies to extend broadband service in their areas.
SHREWSBURY — A celebration for the state’s 100th wildlife management area will be held Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.
The conditions that contributed to the fire on Deer Leap in Mendon have helped the state’s trail system in other ways, a representative of the Green Mountain Club said Thursday.
FAIR HAVEN — A weekend of cross-state excursions has put a number of Rutland County students under quarantine.
Local businesses can get help adapting to the pandemic, but they need to get one particular type of help quickly if they want it.
With a goal to expand community engagement and build great neighborhoods, members of Project VISION's Neighborhood Engagement subcommittee have instituted neighborhood walks.
Observing precautions because of the pandemic, the dedication for the newest Habitat for Humanity of Rutland County home, at 1 p.m. Saturday, will be virtual.
Howard Burgess didn’t know what a lister was when he was talked into running for the job 26 years ago.
MONTPELIER — State regulators are expected to make a decision soon about a solar power tariff that people in the industry are worried will either be lowered even further or done away with completely.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it difficult for people to physically gather, mentoring organizations around the state are figuring out how to stay relevant and connected with Vermont youth.
City Clerk Henry Heck said he’ll be ready to take your ballots when City Hall reopens Oct. 1, but he’d much prefer you put them in one of the drop boxes outside.
A Barre man who pleaded guilty in May 2018 to selling a combination of heroin and fentanyl that killed one of its users had his conviction overturned by the Vermont Supreme Court earlier this month.
The latest piece in the Rutland Sculpture Trail, a marble image of Paul Harris, who founded Rotary International, will be unveiled in downtown Rutland on Oct. 6.
BRANDON — An environmental film contest that awarded cash prizes to local students is going countywide this year.
MONTPELIER — The latest, and perhaps final, phase of a federal program that buys food from farmers to give to those left in need by the pandemic isn’t rolling out as some had hoped.
The shift to remote and hybrid learning in schools across the state has made disruptions in internet service more noticeable and inconvenient than ever.
MONTPELIER — State officials say K-12 schools can move to “Step 3” Saturday which means the fall sports season can start this weekend.
City land records are going online.
BERLIN — The move is more than a year away, but the State Police are ready to put Middlesex in their rear view mirror in favor of a new barracks in Berlin.
Police Chief Brian Kilcullen has signed on for another five years.
POULTNEY — The Vermont Farmers Food Center is expanding its Everyone Eats program locally on Wednesday providing an estimated 50 to 60 free meals from the Young at Heart Senior Center.
MONTPELIER — Small Vermont businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now get free advice through a $2.5 million state program.
KILLINGTON — A forest fire atop Deer Leap was kept away from the trail by firefighters working in shifts over three days, according to state and federal officials.
POULTNEY — A new maker-space has opened at the former Brass Butterfly building and plans to hold its grand opening this weekend.
CASTLETON — A new master’s program at Castleton University aims to help address the statewide nursing shortage.
MONTPELIER — Vermont voters can begin casting ballots by mail.
RUTLAND TOWN — In Rutland-4, two candidates are vying for one seat in Vermont House of Representatives.
The Rutland Housing Authority is working to get permits for two projects that will bring about 20 units of transitional and affordable housing to the Rutland area. But since it’s using federal CARES Act funding, the timeline is tight.
MONTPELIER — Restaurants can now seat customers at their bars and hotels are allowed to let out all of their rooms, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday, further relaxing coronavirus restrictions that have been in place since March.
As Vermont’s K-12 schools settle into the school year, new applications of video technology in the classroom have districts navigating uncharted waters around issues of privacy.
City Hall will reopen to the public Oct. 1.
Organizers say a temporary reconfiguration of Center Street has been a big hit, and the city is looking at a grant to study a more permanent redesign.
MONTPELIER — Backed by $7 million in federal funds, Vermont will begin paying farmers to reduce the amount of phosphorus they release into the watershed.
MONTPELIER — School Resource Officer Diane Mathews is welcome to come when she’s called, but the School Board unanimously agreed Wednesday night that she and other on-duty officers are otherwise unwelcome at the district’s four schools.
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to stop Vermont’s efforts at mail-in voting.
MONTPELIER — The public is being asked what it thinks the rules should be for testing automated vehicles on Vermont’s roads.