Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:53:30 GMT
Vermont State Police and Westminster Fire Department responded at 1:27 a.m. to a two tractor trailer motor vehicle collision on I-91 Northbound in Westminster, Vt., that closed down the highway for an extended period of time on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. An investigation determined the operator of a FedEx International truck pulling two trailers, Dalmar Aden, 27, of Essex Junction, lost control while traveling north, in part due to road conditions.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:49:43 GMT
THE BENNINGTON BANNER From left, Vermont State Police Detective Sgt. Todd Wilkins, Bennington County State's Attorney Erica Marthage, and Lt.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:50:30 GMT
After experiencing near-record low lake levels this past summer, recent snowfall and rain seem to have helped Lake Champlain. And with more winter weather expected, the trend is moving up to get the lake level back to the normal depth.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:04:08 GMT
This week, Governor Phil Scott took the oath of office and issued his first executive order. It's a good one.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:17:27 GMT
Vermont's sole U.S. congressman spent more than a dozen years as a state lawmaker. Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch briefed many of his former peers on the latest from the nation's capital just ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:55:58 GMT
Five months after an arbitrator upheld the firing of a former Vermont Teacher of the Year for improper contact with a female student, the South Burlington educator is still free to teach in schools across Vermont. Jay Hoffman, a longtime technology education teacher at the Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington was honored in 2013 as Vermont's Agency of Education Teacher of the Year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:23:06 GMT
State agencies are teaming up to ensure that Vermont brewers continue to brew up delicious beer and strong business this year instead of unwanted environmental violations. Existing and prospective brewers of all sizes are encouraged to attend a one-day event on Feb. 23 in Randolph to learn about how to prevent common environmental violations.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:03:56 GMT
Traditionally, when one celebrates the Chinese New Year, you may attend a reunion dinner, clean your home thoroughly - to "make way for incoming luck" - or give a monetary gift in a bright red envelope. Though there aren't many Chinese New Year events happening around the region this week, there are certainly a wealth of other activities.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:46:07 GMT
On January 28, Vermont Pride Theater at Chandler will present a script-in-hand staged reading of the award-winning play Perfect Arrangement by Topher Payne. Set in the 1950s, it tells the story of two closeted gay and lesbian couples who live out their lives masquerading as two straight couples.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:05:59 GMT
The men and women of Vermont Alimony Reform brought the issue of antiquated spousal support and maintenance laws to the attention of the legislature when we testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last spring. According to the most recent statistics, about 3.5 of every 1,000 Vermonters are divorced every year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:26:31 GMT
A Superior Court judge ordered former Gov. Maggie Hassan's administration Tuesday to provide more backup to justify withholding documents from the Republican State Committee regarding the... In its biggest game so far, the UNH men's basketball team was buried early by Vermont en route to a 71-59 loss to the America East Conference-leading ... (more)
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:17:10 GMT
Democrat state lawmakers Rep. Catherine "Kitty" Toll, left, and her sister Sen. Jane Kitchel talk at the Statehouse in Montpelier. The sisters each lead their respective chambers' appropriations committees, and still live just a few miles from where they grew up in Danville.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:43:44 GMT
Vermont jam quartet Twiddle will soon embark on Jam Cruise followed by a Winter Tour. The band does have its sights on later in the year as they have just announced a lengthy Spring Tour.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:25:22 GMT
The Burlington Electric Department and the Vermont Technology Council are looking to develop an energy startup accelerator called PowerUp Vermont. The program would help entrepreneurs in the electric business through mentorships and seminars focused on the ins and outs of running an energy business.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:32:04 GMT
President-elect Donald Trump's state co-chairman Steve Stepanek, preparing to head to Washington for the inauguration Friday, took stock of the extraordinary election cycle with a quote from the... In its biggest game so far, the UNH men's basketball team was buried early by Vermont en route to a 71-59 loss to the America East Conference-leading ... (more)
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:41:17 GMT
Ten independent candidates were elected to state legislatures on November 8, 2016. Six were in Vermont, two were in Alaska, and two were in Maine.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:22 GMT
On Jan. 7, at about 4 p.m., EMS responded to the Killington Ski Resort in the town of Killington for an injured employee. The employee, Jeffrey K. Chalk, had been found injured and unresponsive by a fellow resort employee.