Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:25:02 GMT
NEWFANE >> Most whodunits start with a glamorous character finding a rope or revolver in the library, ballroom or conservatory. In Newfane, novelist Archer Mayor's new book "Presumption of Guilt," the mystery instead begins with a grimy workman taking a drill to the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:25:00 GMT
Incumbent state Representatives Steve Berry and Cynthia Browning , both Democrats, with Republican challenger Brian Keefe . The three candidates for Vermont House in Bennington's District 4 took part in a televised debate at Greater Northshire Access Television studios in Sunderland on Thursday night.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:17:59 GMT
The Vermont State Colleges board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday morning to unify Johnson and Lyndon state colleges. But on both campuses opinions are not as unified.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:05:43 GMT
MANCHESTER >> Lt. Governor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Scott called for an end to Gov. Shumlin's troubled health care initiatives in favor of a transition to another option.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:44:21 GMT
The Williston Armadillos season ended a week sooner than they had hoped, with a loss in the Vermont Senior Baseball League semifinals to the Montpelier Monties. The Armadillos defeated the Monties during the regular season, but it was not the Armadillos' day, losing 6-2 on Sunday, Sept.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:57:40 GMT
Medicare is now covering a potentially lifesaving device for patients with an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation or AFib. Vermonters were part of the clinical trials for the Watchman device in studies conducted at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:26:14 GMT
"Raise the Wage" campaign supporters rally Wednesday in Montpelier for a state boost in minimum pay to 15 an hour. MONTPELIER >> Most religious communities aim to lift the spirit.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:16:20 GMT
Gov. Peter Shumlin and Green Mountain Care Board chair Al Gobeille discussing an all-payer waiver system for reimbursing health care providers Vermont has won long-sought approval from the federal government for an "all-payer waiver" that is intended to change the way health care providers are reimbursed by government and private insurers, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Wednesday. Doctors, hospitals and consumers have three weeks to weigh in on the plan before the state's Green Mountain Care Board signs off on it.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:56 GMT
Sorrell and a group of people from both law enforcement and community organizations are gathering information to make recommendations to the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. There are three forums planned across the state to get your feedback next month.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:59 GMT
Photo courtesy 104th Fighter Wing. een wondering what's up with the sounds of high-performance jet aircraft in the sky the past few days? We called around and found that it's the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:43:18 GMT
The result is an almost stereotypical slice of Vermont hip-hop: a rurally isolated young artist using the genre's conventions to speak his truth. LoKi is honest and earnest, describing himself as "a gawky Vermonter in constant conflict with his consciousness."
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:10:50 GMT
Vermont's local public broadcasting affiliate is getting a lot more local. "Made Here," which launched earlier this month, is a Vermont PBS initiative spotlighting the work of local filmmakers.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:41:32 GMT
Four months from now the 2017 legislature will hear the new Governor's budget message for FY 2017. Each fiscal year over the past five the legislature has been presented with an opening General Fund deficit projection.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:37:23 GMT
When Bernie Sanders stood before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, he promised "to do everything I can" to elect Hillary Clinton president. But for much of the summer, Sanders was consumed with authoring a book he plans to release in November, while raising money for progressive candidates down the ticket.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:40:09 GMT
BRATTLEBORO >> On Friday, September 30, the oldest state symphony in the country will return to Brattleboro as part of its Made In Vermont tour. The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is touring all of Vermont, from Derby Line all the way to Brattleboro.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:26:49 GMT
The Latest on a Vermont man who was rescued after being lost at sea for a week : Court records show that a Vermont man who spent a week on a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean before he was rescued recently was a suspect in the unsolved 2013 killing of his grandfather in Connecticut. Nathan Carman, of Vernon, Vermont, was rescued Sunday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:26:48 GMT
A man who says he spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued told the Coast Guard he frantically looked for his mother as their fishing boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean, according to an audio recording released Tuesday. His mother hasn't been found.