Vermont

CoreCivic gets new contract to house some Vermont inmates in Mississippi

CoveCivic (CXW +0.5%) gets a new contract from Vermont to house up to 350 of the state's inmates at the company's 2,672-bed Tallahatchie County …

Business

CWD reaches beyond U.S. borders and, for first time, into Quebec

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Canadian officials confirmed on Sept. 14 the first positive case of chronic wasting disease (CWD), in a captive red deer herd in …

New England

Vermont State Police: Turn in those illegal bump stocks now

Those looking to take advantage of Vermont’s “no-questions-asked” surrender program are instructed to bring the stocks in after they have been …

Bump Stocks

‘No Weed’ At The Border Signs Sprout In Southern Quebec

STANSTEAD, Quebec — Limited possession of marijuana is legal in Vermont.<p>The same will be true in Canada as of Oct. 17.<p>And you will be able to buy …

Border Crossings

Activists rally for laws to address education disparities

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Activists and legislators are rallying in Vermont to address racial disparities in the state's public education …

Black Students

Tell Governor Scott: We need to bring Vermont prisoners home

<b>ABOUT HONORIFIC TITLES</b><p>Many public officials use "web mail forms" that this system will send your message to, so you don't have to visit their web …

ACLU

Police: A Vermont man tried to steal marijuana plants from a dispensary

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who police say broke into a medical marijuana dispensary has been charged.<p>WCAX-TV reports 39-year-old Matthew …

New England

Vermont Is the Ultimate Fall Food Destination - Chowhound

The Green Mountain state lives up to its name. Vermont is full of lush, verdant countryside. And from this land comes a bounty of amazing food. One …

Flavors

Vermont cannabis conference is wrapping up

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A medical marijuana conference that brought people from all over the country is wrapping up in Vermont.<p>About 300 people …

The Arts

4 Guatemalans arrested in Vermont border-crossing case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Four Guatemalan citizens are facing charges in what federal prosecutors in Vermont are calling an immigrant-smuggling episode …

New England

Spitaleri gives Bryant win in non-conference finale

<b>SMITHFIELD, R.I. –</b> Thanks to a 12th-minute goal from sophomore <b>Amanda Spitaleri (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.)</b> and a stout defensive performance, the Bryant …

NEC

Crews work to contain natural gas leak in Xenia

Fire and utility crews are working to contain a natural gas leak on Vermont Drive in Xenia, according to dispatchers.<p>Crews responded to the area of …

Natural Gas

New program aims to help increase cardiac arrest survivals

All providers of emergency medical services in Vermont will need to participate in a new program aimed at teaching responders to resuscitate more …

Business

U of Vermont supercomputer to get big upgrade with grant

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A supercomputer belonging to the University of Vermont is going to be getting a big upgrade.<p>UVM says a $1 million National …

National Science Foundation

Racial Justice Advocates Criticize Police Handling of Threats

<i>By The Associated Press</i><p>MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general’s office is continuing to investigate allegations of threats against the …

Justice

Vermont Puts Prisoners Out for Bid to Slave Labor Corporations

<i>"The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons."</i><br>— Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The House of the Dead<p>Why is Vermont …

Liberal View

Vermont Cannabis Solutions

Timothy Bryon Fair, Esq.<p>Timothy Bryon Fair, Esq. is the founder of Vermont's first cannabis law & consulting firm, Vermont Cannabis Solutions. Mr. …

Cannabis Law

Broadband network could serve hundreds in Northeast Kingdom

The state of Vermont plans to expand a high-speed broadband network that could serve hundreds of customers in the Northeast Kingdom.<p>The fiber network …

Business

Vermont to get $3 million for low-income rental housing

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont is going to be getting $3 million to build, preserve and rehabilitate affordable rental housing for extremely …

Rental Housing

7 things you need to experience fall properly in Vermont

7 unforgettable fall activities in Vermont for family, fun and peace.<p>Step into Vermont in the fall — and experience the color rush of your life. With three-quarters of their land forested (much of it with majestic maple trees), there is no better place to leaf-peep. This is the foliage capital of …

New England

Vermont’s 2 main gubernatorial candidates to debate at fair

Vermont's two main gubernatorial candidates are going to be debating at the Tunbridge Worlds' Fair.<p>Incumbent GOP Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic …

New England

3 Vermont residents arrested in Bernardston after gun and 148 bags of heroin are found in car

Three Vermont residents were arrested early Tuesday morning in Bernardston after a gun and 148 bags of heroin were found in the car they were in, …

Boston

Say Yes to Fall Camping in the Green Mountains

As the first leaves start to change in Vermont, an excitement fills the air. The hot, humid days give way to crisp, cool temps, and residents and …

Trails

Affordable Housing and Community Center Rising at 88th & Vermont

Construction is underway for a $33.7-million mixed-use development that will bring new affordable housing and a community center to a City-owned …

Los Angeles

Protecting Vermonters from Toxics in Drinking Water

Vermonters can no longer take the safety of our drinking water for granted. In 2016, the widespread contamination of drinking water in Bennington …

Environmentalism

WinterWonderGrass Announces 2018 Vermont Lineup

The inaugural East Coast installment of the WinterWonderGrass music festival will be held at Stratton Mountain Resort in Stratton, Vermont December …

Charlie Rose

County picks developer to turn vacant Vermont/Manchester lot into big shopping, housing complex

Vacant for decades, the site once hosted a swap meet that burned down in the 1992 Uprising<p>A mixed-use development planned for Vermont and Manchester avenues took another step forward Tuesday, when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors picked a developer to build the residential and retail …

Los Angeles

Independents Turn Up the Heat in Addison County Senate Race

The race to represent Addison County in the Vermont Senate has become unusually competitive, with two pro-business independents challenging an …

Senate Race

David Mears Named Executive Director of Audubon Vermont

Audubon Society

Bryant set for fall ball weekends in October

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Head coach Brianna Roche and the Bryant University women's lacrosse team are excited to announce their 2018 fall ball schedule, …

Boston University