Vermont news - Yahoo News Search ResultsAll eyes on rivers as Spring approaches
- Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:22:47 -0800
A series of summits on how to prepare for and respond to the possibility of severe ice jams starts next week in central Vermont. The jams can clog a river’s normal flow and cause water behind them to rise and jump the riverbanks, leading to damaging flooding. The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security said in a news release that the upcoming summits aim to update city and ...
Condom distribution a sensitive topic at many schools
- Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:52:24 -0800
Sex education is required at schools in Vermont, but how schools teach it varies widely. And how schools handle the issue of safe sex varies too.
Train carrying liquefied propane derails in Vermont, no danger posed: report
- Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:10:37 -0800
(Reuters) - A train carrying 15 tanker cars of liquefied propane derailed in Essex junction, Vermont, late on Thursday, but no flammable gas was leaked and there was no danger to the public, according to a local news website on Friday. All safety systems also operated as designed, burlingtonfreepress.com reported, citing New England Railroad spokesman Mike Williams.
Vermont state trooper investigated for drunken driving
- Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:22:40 -0800
Vermont State Police have launched an internal investigation into a possible DUI by state Trooper, Eric Rademacher. Rademacher is based out of the Rutland barracks. Vermont Assistant Attorney General John Treadwell says no arrest or criminal charges have been made against Rademacher. His office is not releasing any details on what exactly led up to the drunken driving investigation. Vermont ...
Paper: Vt. trooper under investigation for DUI
- Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:56:48 -0800
A Vermont state trooper is under investigation for driving under the influence.
Is Sen. Leahy still waiting for that bill to pass?
- Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:41:45 -0800
Senator Patrick Leahy, caught lying on the floor of the Senate Chamber?
National Federation of the Blind: Critical Funding Shortage Threatens NFB-NEWSLINE® in Vermont
- Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:20:47 -0800
Due to lack of funding, NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free service from the National Federation of the Blind that provides independent access by blind and print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and TV listings, may be turned off in Vermont, effective March 31, 2015. Termination of this service will drastically limit the ability of print ...
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
- Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:58:41 -0800
A Maine Republican senator wants to allow residents to carry concealed handguns without getting a permit.
Crews battle 5-alarm fire in Chester
- Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:56:54 -0800
Firefighters are on the scene of a five-alarm blaze in Chester this morning.
Leahy recommends Miller for U.S. attorney for Vt.
- Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:37:28 -0800
WCAX News has learned that Sen. Patrick Leahy will recommend Eric Miller to serve as U.S. attorney for Vermont.