The news comes as a shock to the four displaced Water Street homeowners, who've been waiting more than a year for the program to come through.
Two people are dead and 19 injured following an explosion at a pharmaceutical plant in Sherbrooke, Quebec Thursday afternoon.
Vermont's Public Service Board is hearing some supportive testimony about the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
St. Albans took a big blow yesterday afternoon, with the announcement that the Energizer plant will be closing by next September.
A 46-year-old Colchester woman faces a January court date in a case in which she's accused of trying to smuggle drugs into the state prison in Newport.
Federal prosecutors say a 25-year-old Brattleboro man is going to spend five years in federal prison for trying to trade an assault rifle for cocaine and heroin.
VPR Newscast: Thursday, November 8, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
Many political observers felt the GOP candidate for Auditor, state senator Vince Illuzzi, had a good chance of winning his race. But in the end he lost to Democrat Doug Hoffer. Illuzzi said having an "R" next to his name turned out to be a liability.
A teacher and coach at Oxbow Union High School in Bradford has been charged with sexually abusing a former student more than a decade ago.
A Vermont State Police detective says a Sheffield man "was confessing to part of the murder" of a Sheffield woman in 2010 when he stopped cooperating with authorities.
Vermont's top federal prosecutor says a man has been sentenced to time-served for his role in a scheme to distribute Oxycodone in the Rutland area.
This comes after a teenager was killed this fall in a crash allegedly caused by a man huffing chemicals.
Voters in Burlington have overwhelmingly approved a $9 million fiscal stability bond. Mayor Miro Weinberger sees Tuesday's vote as a green light to fix the city's money woes by re-financing its debt.
It was an exciting election night in New Hampshire. VPR's Mitch Wertlieb speaks with John Gregg, editor of the Valley News.
With a look at what President Barack Obama's second term will mean for foreign policy we're joined by veteran diplomatic and foreign correspondent for ABC News and VPR commentator, Barrie Dunsmore.
Vermonters went to the polls yesterday. And it was a good day for Democrats in Vermont. Democrats won all the statewide races, except for Lieutenant Governor, Phil Scott will continue to hold that post And Independent Bernie Sanders will continue to be U.S. Senator. Retired Middlebury College Political Scientist Eric Davis joins VPR's Mitch Wertlieb for a look at the election.
A handful of incumbents have lost their bids for re-election to the Vermont House.
With all but two towns reporting in the Essex-Orleans district, returns show former Representative John Rodgers of Glover taking a seat vacated by Republican Senator Vince Illuzzi.
Congressman Peter Welch won a fourth term representing Vermont, easily defeating political newcomer Mark Donka.
Lt. Governor Phil Scott is the sole Republican to win a statewide office in Vermont this year. Scott easily defeated Cassandra Gekas, who ran as both a Democrat and a Progressive.
Incumbent Democratic Treasurer Beth Pearce has won a solid victory over her Republican challenger Wendy Wilton. Many political observers thought this race was going to be very close, but in the end, Pearce won by a margin of roughly ten percentage points.
Election night was a tough one for Republicans in Vermont - from the top of the ticket to the bottom. Voters chose to move forward with Democrats in all races but one.
Vermont State Police say a wheelchair-bound woman who was reported missing after she was last seen at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland has been found safe in Missouri.
In Rutland, voters said no to a $5.5 million water filtration system to help the city meet EPA drinking water standards.
It's easy for the typical Granite Stater to forget how small New Hampshire is, especially during a presidential election year. Every four years, the state's political importance gets inflated by the proudly-touted First-in-the-Nation Presidential Primary.
Election day is finally here. State officials are expecting a strong voter turnout that will determine the outcome of numerous local, state and federal races.
Vermont Electric Power Company has repaired and restored power to transmission lines in the Northeast Kingdom that were damaged last week.
Vermont's federal prosecutor says a 30-year-old Island Pond man is going to spend 6 years in prison for his role in a scheme to produce methamphetamine in his hometown.
With a sitting U.S. senator, congressman, governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and secretary of state all heavily favored to win re-election, it looks to be a good year for incumbents in Vermont.
Federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents say they've jailed one man wanted as part of a Burlington-based international marijuana smuggling operation and are looking for a second man.
The Vermont Air National Guard will be training at night this month, taking off and landing at the airport in South Burlington.
Vermont State Police have charged a driver with hitting a Dartmouth College graduate student who was lying in the roadway.
Vermont police say a Swanton man has been charged with embezzling large quantities of copper wire from a cable company where he worked as a supervisor and selling it to a scrap metal dealer in New York.
Voters in Vermont's largest city will decide on Tuesday whether to support a $9 million fiscal stability bond. Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger has proposed the ballot item to essentially refinance the city's debt, but the new mayor is seeing some new opposition from a conservative super PAC.
There's been snow in the mountains today. And in Killington, that means there's also skiing and snowboarding.
For many recreational riders of all terrain vehicles, the season is winding down. But a controversy is revving up in Barnet, among other towns, about whether to continue to let ATVs use some town roads.
Nearly 100 people gathered in Rutland early Saturday morning to celebrate the opening of a new multi-use bike path in the city. It was the culmination of a 7 year-long community wide effort launched during the city's Creative Economy Initiative.
Officials say a 72-year-old Orwell woman has lost $5,000 in a phone scam.
A public hearing has been set for next week on a plan by the Vermont Department of Mental Health to set up a new eight-bed community recovery residence in Westford.
Vermont transportation officials say Route 107 in Stockbridge isn't expected to be fully reopened until Nov. 20.
Vermont voters are headed to the polls to elect a governor, U.S. senator and their lone U.S. House representative.
Vermont law enforcement officials are heading south to help with security efforts in storm-battered New Jersey.
Defense attorney David Sleigh wants charges against 20 of his Orleans County clients dropped because he claims the state's attorney was improperly appointed. Sleigh has sparked a legal battle that may seem arcane, but he insists his clients' rights to due process are at stake.
Depending perhaps on where you're from, or to some extent your own driving skill level, the roundabout is either a welcomed traffic-buster or a confounding impediment to your driving experience.