- Legal pot supporters see hopes dim in Vermont Updated: May-02-16 9:54 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Key legislative leaders said Monday they doubted they could muster support in the House for a Senate-passed bill legalizing marijuana in Vermont, and delayed until Tuesday a vote on compromise legislation calling for expanded decriminalization.
- The Latest: House delays action on marijuana bill Updated: May-02-16 9:01 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Latest on Vermont marijuana legalization bill (all times local):
- Vermont State Police captain to focus on impartial policing Updated: May-02-16 12:25 am
WATERBURY, Vermont - A Vermont State Police captain is being given the responsibility of ensuring troopers are fair and impartial.
- Rutland 'rose to the top' in discussions on Syrian refugees Updated: May-01-16 10:50 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Rutland was one of a number of Vermont communities that offered to host Syrian refugees in the weeks and months to come, said the official who oversees refugee resettlement in the state.
- Drug-detecting spit test bill passes House, despite science Updated: Apr-30-16 9:29 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House passed a bill calling for a saliva test to be used to check drivers for the presence of marijuana and other drugs - after a state-retained lab warned the test could not be used to measure impairment behind the wheel, documents show.
- Vermont high court sides with solar project developers Updated: Apr-29-16 6:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A fragmented Vermont Supreme Court on Friday sided with developers of a major solar power project in Rutland Town against the wishes of the town and its neighbors.
- Newark school principal accused of embezzlement Updated: Apr-28-16 5:59 pm
NEWARK, Vermont - Vermont State Police say the principal of the Newark Street School has been arrested on a charge of embezzling from the school.
- Vermont Speaker open to nonbinding vote on legalizing pot Updated: Apr-28-16 2:46 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives says having a nonbinding vote on whether to legalize marijuana in the state is the best way to gauge public opinion on the issue.
- Police: Woman dies in 3-vehicle accident Updated: Apr-28-16 7:34 am
DUMMERSTON, Vermont - Vermont State Police say an 88-year-old woman has died in a crash involving a flatbed truck and two cars.
- Vermont ski resort to stay open amid federal fraud probe Updated: Apr-27-16 5:40 pm
JAY, Vermont - The federal receiver appointed to oversee two Vermont ski resorts amid fraud allegations said Wednesday he's secured enough money to keep Jay Peak Resort open.
- House to resume debate on releasing EB-5 emails Updated: Apr-25-16 12:20 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House is set this week to resume debate on competing resolutions addressing records possibly related to state and federal fraud investigations into a series of development projects in northern Vermont.
- Without a referendum, Vermont may lag in push to OK pot Updated: Apr-24-16 9:46 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The cartoon joint, bruised and battered to represent a bill to legalize marijuana in Vermont, laments that "they're gutting me in the House." A smoother, happier joint, representing Massachusetts, replies, "Dude, I'm serious! You gotta try a hit of this citizen's initiative stuff!"
- Vermont police say Tinmouth man dead after being hit by car Updated: Apr-23-16 8:59 am
TINMOUTH, Vermont - Vermont state police say a 57-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car near his home in Tinmouth.
- Vermont to pay $1.55M to estate of freed former convict Updated: Apr-22-16 5:02 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont agreed Friday to pay $1.55 million to the estate of a New York man who was released from a life-without-parole sentence for the 1994 killing of his wife at a vacation condominium after DNA evidence cast doubt on his conviction.
- Vermont House starts, puts off debate on EB-5 emails Updated: Apr-22-16 3:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House will resume debate next week on the release of documents possibly related to an immigrant investor scandal.
- Vermont House recognizes group that restores lost medals Updated: Apr-22-16 12:24 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has recognized an organization that's dedicated to helping reunite lost Purple Hearts and other military decorations with the servicemen and women who earned them, or their relatives or other appropriate groups.
- Vermont House approves roadside saliva tests for drugs Updated: Apr-21-16 12:31 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has passed a bill allowing police to test a driver's saliva to see if they might be impaired by drugs.
- Police say brush fire in South Londonderry was accidental Updated: Apr-20-16 6:53 pm
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vermont - Vermont State Police say a brush fire that burned 14 acres in South Londonderry was accidental.
- Vermont bill would ban sale of ivory, rhino horn Updated: Apr-19-16 9:01 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont is poised to join a growing list of states banning or restricting the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horns amid growing concerns about the slaughter of African elephants and rhinoceroses.
- Vermont Senate advances Ethics Commission bill Updated: Apr-19-16 4:18 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill to create a new state Ethics Commission.
- Vermont House could see floor fight on pot legalization Updated: Apr-17-16 10:16 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont House committees are heading in opposite directions on marijuana legalization, setting up the likelihood of a battle when the bill is debated on the House floor.
- Climate focus of Earth Day event at Vermont Law School Updated: Apr-17-16 8:33 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont leaders and national environmental advocates will come together to discuss what the recent United Nations conference on climate change means for Vermonters during an Earth Day event at Vermont Law School.
- Officials eye New England rail boost through border deal Updated: Apr-15-16 5:11 pm
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vermont - A proposal to allow rail passengers to go through customs in Montreal before crossing into the United states would be a boon for passenger rail in New England, said officials gathered outside Vermont's busiest Amtrak station Friday.
- SEC and Vermont: Ski resort owners mishandled $200 million Updated: Apr-14-16 9:36 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Securities and Exchange Commission and Vermont on Thursday filed civil fraud charges against owners of two northern Vermont ski resorts, accusing them of misusing more than $200 million from foreign investors intended for development projects in the economically depressed area.
- The Latest: Allegations resort partners mishandled millions Updated: Apr-14-16 2:23 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Latest on charges by the SEC and Vermont that ski resort partners mishandled millions (all times local):