Vermont news - Yahoo News Search ResultsSchool Notes: Rivendell Senior Looks to Next Frontier, a Summer Program With NASA
- Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:27:44 -0700
Rivendell Academy senior Aquene Sausville is studying at Community College of Vermont this year and has been accepted to NASA's aerospace scholars program in Mississippi this summer.
Should Vt. communities help pay for 911 dispatch centers?
- Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:13:50 -0700
The Legislature is calling for Vermont communities to pay to keep dispatch centers open. Some emergency officials say communities already pay enough, but others argue it's reasonable to pay.
New police efforts aim to close cold cases
- Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:22:37 -0700
A new reorganization of the Vermont State Police criminal division has created the agency’s first-ever major crime unit. It will handle new homicides, missing persons cases, and officer-involved shootings, with another prime responsibility being cold cases. Several dozen unsolved homicides and missing persons cases with suspicious circumstances have vexed Vermont investigators for decades ...
Who's paying for cable TV in Vt. prison cells?
- Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:28:15 -0700
Vermont prisons are installing new TVs at the same time the Corrections Dept. budget is being cut. Our Jennifer Costa investigated to find out why and who is paying for them.
Vermont bill would crack down on 'revenge porn' - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
- Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:19:12 -0700
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House passed a bill Wednesday cracking down on "revenge porn" - posting explicit photos or videos of an ex-partner on the Internet without permission.
Legalized marijuana proposal divides recovery community
- Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:37:54 -0700
Following the introduction of nearly-identical bills in the Vermont Senate and House of Representatives that proposed the legalization of recreational marijuana, members of Vermont’s recovery community appear divided on the idea. “I don’t see marijuana as the slippery slope we once thought it was,” said Raina Lowell, a recovering heroin addict and advocate for greater understanding of the many ...
Vermont Gas will not go through with 2nd phase of pipeline to New York paper plant
- Mon, 09 Mar 2015 04:50:08 -0700
Vermont Gas Systems announced Tuesday that it is not going through with the second phase of a natural gas pipeline that would have extended underneath Lake Champlain to the International Paper plant in Ticonderoga, New York, because cost increases made the project no longer viable for the paper company.
Business News in Brief — March 26
- Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:07:30 -0700
Kelly Dickie promoted to head teller ARLINGTON >> The Bank of Bennington is pleased to announce the promotion of Kelly Dickie to Head Teller. She manages the tellers and provides exceptional service to bank customers in the Arlington office. Dickie joined the bank's Deposit Operations team in 2000 and transitioned to Customer Service in 2011.
Vermont city losing 600K-plus gallons of water daily in leak
- Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:47:16 -0700
The city of Rutland, Vermont, is losing more than 600,000 gallons of water a day because of a leak.
Vermont says health exchange on track but sets bail-out plan
- Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:31:40 -0700
Gov. Peter Shumlin on Friday announced contingency plans for a federal government takeover of the state's troubled health insurance exchange and an alternative hybrid federal-state system. Vermont Health ...