Canadian regulators have announced that they will allow the reversal of a pipeline that some worry could bring tar sands oil from Alberta to Montreal.
With the shooting deaths of 20 first-graders in Newtown, Conn., still fresh on lawmakers’ minds, Linda Waite-Simpson figured the time was right last…
Vernon residents met Wednesday for a third and final installment of a town meeting that began on Monday evening. The town is grappling with the unknown…
Folks in Middlebury have been grappling with an issue that has divided the town: how to replace the aging town offices, and whether or not to accept an…
The U.S. House has given its strong approval to legislation that could lower flood insurance rates for hundreds of Vermont homeowners.
The New England Center for Circus Arts has been teaching and inspiring people of all ages since 1977.
Vermont lawmakers are spending this week at home for Town Meeting. The break marks the half-way point of the legislative session.
The world’s best known sled dog race, the Iditarod, got underway in Alaska last Sunday. And among the people who will be following that race closely…
In 1849, railroad workers in Charlotte found a skeleton that helped piece together Vermont’s geological history.
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Canada allows reversal of pipeline to Montreal but CEO's deny tar sands will flow thru it to US. #VPRNews
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Second African-American Heritage Marker Damaged
On the heels of meetings with President Obama in Connecticut and with the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., Governor Peter Shumlin was back in Vermont for Town Meeting Day this week.…
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One day after President Obama condemned steps taken by Crimea's parliament to leave Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, Russian lawmakers are welcoming such a move by Crimean separatists.
Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the Defense…
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I know I’m tired when I start to envy hibernating animals. The woodchuck who decimates my spring crops is now snoozing away, resting up for this year’s gorge. Meanwhile I trudge through my to-do lists…
The current stand-off with Russia over Ukraine is very serious and potentially very dangerous. It certainly has echoes of the Cold War, which dominated world affairs for nearly half a century. But in those…
Crimea is a troubled peninsula about the size of Vermont that juts into the Black Sea, with a population slightly larger than Vermont and New Hampshire combined. Its history spans thousands of years. It’s…
When I heard that Maria Franziska von Trapp, the last surviving sibling of the original Trapp Family Singers, had died, I dusted off the old LPs they made for RCA Victor from 1938 to 1956 and took a fresh…