It was widely reported last week that Governor Peter Shumlin walked out of a press conference because he was upset about reporter's questions regarding a private land deal. And that deal apparently got more complicated this week.
It's estimated one in five veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq suffers from traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI. Two years ago Vermont received a $951,000 grant to help veterans suffering from TBI find jobs. But to date only a handful of vets have taken advantage of the program. The reasons for this illustrate the challenges facing service providers and vets with brain injuries.
The South Burlington School Board has unanimously approved a resolution opposing the location of a methadone clinic near the city's schools.
Three teenagers are facing juvenile charges after allegedly going on a glass-smashing vandalism spree in St. Albans.
The Bellows Falls Warming Shelter has a new location where local people who are homeless can sleep during the cold months.
East Montpelier Democrat Tony Klein says it's time to bring back an idea from the past. Klein, who chairs the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee, said Vermont needs to consider a statewide land use plan that could spell out where development could go. He pointed out that when the Legislature passed the Act 250 development review law in 1970 it also considered the land use plan.
"Did you feel it?" That question is being asked across northern Vermont, after a minor earthquake shook the area just after midnight Wednesday.
Burlington has mailed corrected city election ballots to 523 voters who asked for absentee ballots or voted early at City Hall.
The state has awarded $1.8 million in tax credits to help downtown revitalization projects. The Shumlin administration says the credits will support nearly $26 million dollars of building improvements in 17 communities around Vermont
More than a year after Tropical Storm Irene, Randy and Lynda Hart still aren't back home. But they're getting close, thanks to a steady stream of volunteers who've been helping rebuild their house from the foundation up. The Hart's home is among at least 140 still being repaired after last fall's floods.
The Republicans seeking the top two state offices both support a moratorium on large-scale wind tower development in Vermont.
Vermont is considering joining with other syrup-producing states and Canadian provinces in adopting a standard grading system for maple syrup.
Vermont State Police now say a third vehicle may have hit a Dartmouth College graduate student whose body was found in a travel lane of Interstate 91.
The Vermont Department of Health is sponsoring a symposium on binge drinking on college campuses.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Vermont officials took a train trip from White River Junction to Brattleboro on Friday to mark the completion of track repairs. They did it to celebrate one of the first rail projects in the federal government's $8 billion passenger rail stimulus program to be completed.
A dispute over the use of words like "bank" and "banking" by the Vermont State Employees Credit Union has been resolved.
Five businesses and organizations were loaned a total of $501,800 by the Vermont Community Loan Fund during the third quarter of 2012.
Hardwick public schools went into lock-down mode when a bank robber was on the loose last month. Hardwick Gazette reporter Tommy Gardner wrote about some of the confusion and anger among parents regarding what happened, what the lock-down entailed, and what it meant for the students.
Special Report: Part Two(10/05/12)
In the months after Tropical Storm Irene the state held listening sessions in dozens of Vermont communities to learn how to improve disaster response and recovery. This week, officials issued a summary of what they heard and a list of recommendations.
Governor Peter Shumlin is calling a land deal with friends that allowed him to purchase 27 acres in East Montpelier for $35,000 a good deal for everyone involved.