- Vermont lawmakers pass forestry bill, mull marijuana vote Updated: May-05-16 8:26 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State lawmakers, gearing up for a planned Saturday adjournment, approved updates to forestry laws, declared saliva testing for drugged driving a dead issue and decided against calling for a nonbinding referendum on legalizing marijuana.
- The Latest: Lawmaker seeks November marijuana referendum Updated: May-05-16 5:44 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Latest on Vermont Legislature (all times local):
- Foreign investors in fizzled development are at wit's end Updated: May-05-16 4:50 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."
- Scott stands by anti-Trump views, other Republicans quiet Updated: May-05-16 1:27 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a candidate for Vermont's Republican gubernatorial nomination, says he won't make any more negative comments about Donald Trump. But Scott says he sticks by earlier comments, in which he sharply criticized the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
- Receiver controlling Burke Mountain Resort can open hotel Updated: May-05-16 3:13 am
BURKE, Vermont - Vermont officials say the federal receiver in control of Burke Mountain Resort now possesses the Certificates of Occupancy needed to open its new hotel and conference center.
- Commercial building fire damages 3 businesses in Randolph Updated: May-05-16 3:03 am
RANDOLPH, Vermont - A three-alarm fire broke out at a commercial building housing three businesses in central Vermont and caused an estimated total of $400,000 in damage.
- Vermont surplus vehicles, equipment to go on auction block Updated: May-05-16 12:18 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont state dump trucks, police cruisers, snow mobiles and other surplus vehicles and equipment are being auctioned off this weekend.
- Boy accidentally shoots self in foot while hunting Updated: May-04-16 10:10 pm
WAITSFIELD, Vermont - State police say a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot while hunting in Waitsfield.
- Investor files class action lawsuit in Jay Peak fraud case Updated: May-04-16 7:18 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A foreign investor has filed a class action lawsuit against two developers accused of misusing $200 million in investors' funds for developments in northern Vermont.
- Theater curators visiting Colorado towns this week Updated: May-04-16 6:33 pm
WESTMINSTER, Colorado - Curators who travel the country studying and preserving early American theater artifacts are in Colorado, reviving memories of the days when the Denver suburb of Westminster was known for apple orchards and dairy farms and its Grange Hall was the heart of the community.
- Utility installing home batteries that stockpile power Updated: May-04-16 4:47 pm
COLCHESTER, Vermont - Green Mountain Power in Vermont said Wednesday it has begun installing home batteries that enables customers to store power for use during outages.
- AG: Vermont housing nonprofit fined for false lead reports Updated: May-04-16 12:53 pm
BENNINGTON, Vermont - Authorities say a Vermont housing corporation has been fined by the state for submitting false lead paint reports.
- Prince's death: The view from front lines of drug epidemic Updated: May-04-16 9:56 am
NEW YORK - On the front lines of America's fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose.
- Dismissal of charges against Burlington para-educator upheld Updated: May-04-16 3:27 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of three charges against a former para-educator accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with a student.
- Fair Haven man denies threatening bystanders with chainsaw Updated: May-04-16 3:23 am
RUTLAND, Vermont - A western Vermont man has denied charges that he threatened to kill a crowd of people gathered outside a Rutland dance club with a chainsaw earlier this year.
- Tests near Vermont landfill find more wells with PFOA Updated: May-04-16 12:17 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont governor's office says tests of private drinking water wells south of the Bennington landfill found that some locations had levels of the chemical PFOA above the state's limit.
- The Latest: Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains Updated: May-03-16 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):
- House kills pot legalization, referendum, decriminalization Updated: May-03-16 8:34 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House on Tuesday gave those hoping to make the state the first to legalize marijuana by legislation rather than referendum a major buzzkill.
- English soccer's superpowers shown up by little Leicester Updated: May-03-16 11:43 am
MANCHESTER, England - One by one, English soccer's supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race.
- Ex-NYPD officer pleads guilty to Vermont drug charges Updated: May-03-16 10:33 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A former New York City police officer has pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge in Vermont.
- Ex-Colchester cop gets 4 years for evidence locker thefts Updated: May-03-16 6:52 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A former police officer convicted of stealing items from the Colchester Police Department's evidence locker apologized for the crime before being sentenced in federal court.
- Mt. Mansfield's Stone Hut, gutted in fire, will be rebuilt Updated: May-03-16 5:18 am
STOWE, Vermont - Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation officials say the beloved Stone Hut atop Mt. Mansfield, gutted by a fire on Christmas Eve, will be rebuilt but it won't be cheap or easy.
- State representative pleads guilty to negligent driving Updated: May-03-16 5:16 am
BARRE, Vermont - A Vermont state representative has admitted to one count of negligent driving after initially being charged with drunken driving stemming from a January traffic stop arrest.
- Vermont urging people to be aware of tick-borne illnesses Updated: May-03-16 12:07 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Health wants people to be aware of the health dangers posed by ticks.
- 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.