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St. Johnsbury Seeks Consensus On  Homeless Shelter

St. Johnsbury Seeks Consensus On Homeless Shelter

By Charlotte Albright

There’s a brisk debate in St. Johnsbury over whether to open an emergency warming shelter this winter.  Several sites have been proposed and rejected. So the fate of about 40 homeless families is

Environmentalists Eye Some 200 'Deadbeat Dams' For Removal

Environmentalists Eye Some 200 'Deadbeat Dams' For Removal

By Mitch Wertlieb and Kathleen Masterson

More than 1,200 dams hold up rivers, creeks and streams across Vermont. Some, built over a century ago, are relics of another time when Vermont ran on mills, logging and small-scale

Artists Shed Light On Forest Industry In Vermont

Artists Shed Light On Forest Industry In Vermont

By Howard Weiss-Tisman

Vermont's farmland, with its lush green fields, iconic red barns and black and white Holsteins have inspired many artists.

NRC Affirms Yankee's Fuel Management Plan

By Howard Weiss-Tisman

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined that Entergy Vermont Yankee's Irradiated Fuel Management plan is consistent with NRC requirements, and that the plan's funding is adequate.

Amtrak Train Derails In Northfield

Amtrak Train Derails In Northfield

By Peter Hirschfeld

An Amtrak passenger train carrying 102 people derailed Monday morning in Northfield after pieces of rock ledge fell onto the tracks. Seven people were injured in the accident, including

Adamant Co-op Turns 80

Adamant Co-op Turns 80

By Amy Kolb Noyes

The Adamant Cooperative Store, which claims to be the country’s oldest continuously operating food cooperative, is celebrating its 80th birthday.

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Combating Sexual Assault On Campus

Combating Sexual Assault On Campus

By Jane Lindholm and Sam Gale Rosen

By October 1st every year, colleges and universities around the country are required to report statistics about crime on their campuses, including sexual offenses. We're taking a look at those numbers, and talking about sexual

Federal Elections, Canadian Style

By Ric Cengeri and Patti Daniels

Canadians will vote on Monday, October 19, for a new Parliament after a 78-day campaign season, which counts as among the longest in Canadian federal election history. We learn how else Canadian elections diverge from the

Animal Crossings: Sharing Roads With Vermont Wildlife

By Jane Lindholm and Sam Gale Rosen

Anyone who lives in Vermont sees roadkill. From porcupines and squirrels littering the sides of roads to the more dangerous deer on the highway. But squashed critters are just one part of a discussion about how important

It's Apple Season Again!

By Jane Lindholm and Ric Cengeri

Summer's end isn't all bad. It signals the start of leaf-peeping season and the beginning of apple season.

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Nadworny: Welcoming Refugees

It’s heartbreaking to see pictures of people trying to flee the Middle East for a better life - just as it was looking at the terrible pictures this

Schubart: The Thin White Line

In the early-mid-19th century the British East India Trading Company maintained large poppy farms and opium factories in India to supply their growing

Spencer Rendahl: Homicides Against Women

Despite the progressive image Vermont enjoys, statistically speaking it's a dangerous state for women.Last month, the Violence Policy Center released its

Lange: Hunter Orange

Sixty years ago, when I first went into deer camp, we all hunted in our regular cold-weather work clothes – green- or red-checked wool jackets, gray

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