Hundreds of Vermonters traveled by bus, train and rail to the nation’s capitol for the Saturday march. A UVM bus to the march sold out in under 10 minutes. The post Tens of thousands mob Capitol for climate march in DC appeared first on VTDigger.
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In 2003, Carpentino was sentenced to 13-and-a-half to 40 years for sexually assaulting seven teenage girls from Hinsdale and Chesterfield, N.H., and Brattleboro. The post N.H. man accused of kidnapping and raping teenage girl in Vermont appeared first...
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embers of the American Postal Workers Union picketed in front of the Barre Post Office Friday morning to protest what they call major problems with post office management. The crowd of over 40 picketers included clerks and letter carriers from the Barre...
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To keep unused medication off the streets and out of our drinking water, the University of Vermont Medical Center installed permanent prescription take-back boxes.
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Lawmakers took a “Vermont scale step” toward addressing legalization. The post Marijuana legalization heads to House floor appeared first on VTDigger.
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Under Beck's plan, teacher health care would be moved to the state level. Any agreements made by the union and the governor would be ratified by a statewide vote of the teachers, administrators and town school employees. The post Senate rejects statewide...
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House Republicans will not support the budget if it does not include a plan to change how teachers’ health care is negotiated. The post House GOP ‘stands ready’ to sustain budget veto appeared first on VTDigger.
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The senator's bill would prevent large pharmaceutical companies from certain practices that hamper the development of generic, lower-cost drugs. The post Leahy pushes to expand generic prescription drugs appeared first on VTDigger.
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Regulating internet access as if it were phone service would stifle innovation and protect the current dominant players from the startups that would otherwise threaten them. The post Tom Evslin: Don’t make the internet safe for monopolies appeared first...
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At Downstreet we often say that housing provides the first critical need for security and stability, but it is not enough. The post Eileen Peltier: Supporting the governor’s housing bond appeared first on VTDigger.
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Just this week the word came that the GOP and Trump were back at it, floating an even more draconian version of its failed health care bill. The post Brenda Patoine: Health care war rages while most Vermonters sleep appeared first on VTDigger.
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Accepting the press to monopolize its focus on Washington and not what saps us at home is a disservice. The post Don Keelan: A moratorium on Trump reporting appeared first on VTDigger.
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The plastics company has agreed to reimburse the state for approximately $800,000 in design work to extend water lines to affected homeowners. The post Saint-Gobain agrees to fund work for PFOA-affected homeowners appeared first on VTDigger.
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News Release — VBSR April 28, 2017 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 russe@vbsr.org – Sheehan to Help Support Local Economy – Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Samantha Sheehan has been...
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Gov. Phil Scott hopes to compete this weekend at Thunder Road, which was recently sold by Ken Squier and Tom Curley to Pat Malone and Chris Michaud. The post New owners, surprise driver, rev up for Thunder Road opening appeared first on...
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Winter has yet to give up on top of Mount Mansfield. We took a ride up the toll road with WCAX Transmitter Engineer Fred Lavenberg to check out how much snow was left at the stake.
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New York State Police say Martin Dumont of Quebec was trying to bring 28 pounds of marijuana and some other drugs across the Champlain border crossing overnight.
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A company spokesperson said the rate request will be subject to a “robust regulatory review.” The post GMP seeks five percent increase appeared first on VTDigger.
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News Release — Gifford Medical Center April 28, 2017 Contact: Robin Dutcher (802) 728-2284 One of nine practices in Vermont to exceed state’s target of immunization coverage RANDOLPH – On April 26, 2017, Gifford Health Care Pediatrics was recognized by...
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News Release — U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont April 28, 2017 Contact: Tim Atkinson United States Attorney’s Office, District of Vermont 802.951.6725 tim.atkinson@usa.doj.gov The Office of the United States Attorney...
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Legislators in New York are pushing for the "Breathalyzer for distracted drivers," saying that the in-development technology would allow officers to determine if a person was using their smartphone at the time of an accident.
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A Vermont community garden's soil tests came up clean after a neighbor brought up concerns about an antifreeze spill. The garden's caretakers say the concern is an attempt to close the garden.
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The South Burlington High School senior accused of threatening to kill students and faculty at his school was released from federal custody Thursday. Now, there are new details about the case.
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It is an exciting time of year for nature lovers especially if you enjoy being by the water. Steelhead Rainbow Trout are on the move and it can be quite a show.
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We all use Google Maps to get around. But what if the popular app was wrong and wiped your town off the map? Businesses in Bennington say it happened to them and it's been a nightmare to try to get it fixed.
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A box for used needles could be coming to the Park and Ride in Richmond. Members of the Richmond Opioid Drug Task Force say they applied for a state permit Wednesday.
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Republican Gov. Phil Scott is asking people to get rid of their unused medication, especially opioid painkillers, to reduce its availability and curb addiction.
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New reaction Thursday morning to the state possibly going to gender-neutral bathrooms. The bill moving through the Vermont Statehouse right now applies to all public bathrooms. Our Alex Hirsch hit the streets to find out what people think.
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A couple who have played a key role in New Hampshire's tourism industry are retiring after more than three decades at the Mount Washington Cog Railway.
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