MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A new $9 million state program will help moderate-income Vermonters make their homes more energy efficient by allowing people to pay for weatherization projects in their utility bills, officials said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A conservation deal is going to protect nearly 7,400 acres in Vermont's Addison, Orange, and Windsor counties, the Vermont Land Trust says.
The deal includes terrain along the spine and eastern flank of the Northfield Mountains.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man charged with kidnapping a woman and her child from a mall in New Hampshire and then bringing them to Vermont in 2019 is expected to go on trial in March.
Everett Simpson has pleaded not guilty to the federal charges.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Aaron Deloney had 17 points in Vermont's 68-52 win against Dartmouth on Tuesday night.
Deloney had five rebounds for the Catamounts (5-7). Dylan Penn scored 14 points while finishing 6 of 13 from the floor.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is going to begin offering paid family and medical leave to its 8,000 employees next summer as part of a voluntary program that in following years will be expanded to private businesses and individuals, Gov.
The five homicides committed in Burlington this year are the most since 1960 and the number of killings in those two years could tie the most ever reported in Vermont's largest city in one year, the city's police chief says.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington police are investigating a fatal stabbing, the fifth homicide in Vermont’s largest city this year.
Officers were called to a Main Street pizza restaurant on Sunday at 3 a.m.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Finn Sullivan scored 17 points as Vermont beat Merrimack 66-43 on Sunday.
Sullivan had six rebounds for the Catamounts (4-7). TJ Hurley scored 15 points, shooting 4 for 7 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrats in the Vermont House of Representatives have selected their leaders ahead of the next legislative session.
The Democrats held a public caucus Saturday at the State House in Montpelier.
Vermont Catamounts (3-7) at Merrimack Warriors (1-8)
North Andover, Massachusetts; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Merrimack -6.5; over/under is 128.5
Vermont Catamounts (3-7) at Merrimack Warriors (1-8)
North Andover, Massachusetts; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Merrimack hosts the Vermont Catamounts after Jordan Minor scored 21 points in Merrimack's 68-54 loss to the Boston University Terriers.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont secretary of state's office will conduct a routine post-election audit of the general election results in seven randomly selected communities next week.
Secretary of State Jim Condos said in a statement on Friday that the audit, to take place Tuesday in Montpelier, is an important aspect of a state law “to verify the accuracy of election results and provide Vermonters with further confidence in the integrity of the election process.”
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Robin Duncan had 18 points in Vermont's 101-63 win against NVU-Lyndon on Thursday night.
Duncan also contributed seven rebounds for the Catamounts (3-7). Aaron Deloney scored 16 points while shooting 7 for 13, including 1 for 4 from beyond the arc, and added five steals.
More than 150 COVID-19 relief projects are underway across Vermont as the state ramps up the spending of the more than $1 billion in federal funds that are intended to help recover from the pandemic.
The Vermont Agency of Education and several school districts will pay tuition costs and legal fees to five families to settle lawsuits challenging the state’s practice of not paying for students to attend religious schools if their towns do not have a public school.
A 21-year-old Vermont man is facing federal charges that he purchased a handgun that was found less than 24-hours later at the scene of a shootout in Springfield, Massachusetts, that resulted in the deaths of two men.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police troopers are investigating after an inmate at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield was found dead.
Charles Mould, 74, of Bennington, was found unresponsive in the infirmary unit where he was being held at about 3:20 a.m.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Senators from Connecticut, Vermont and Maine called on the Biden administration Tuesday to bring together federal, state and regional officials to find ways to prevent possible energy disruptions this winter across New England.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis' 23 points helped Long Beach State defeat Vermont 78-58 to claim a third-place finish at the Nassau Championship tournament on Sunday night.
Tsohonis was 9 of 19 shooting, including 3 for 7 from distance, and went 2 for 5 from the line for the Beach (4-3).
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Wendy Holdener’s lengthy wait for a slalom victory came to an end on Sunday although the Swiss skier had to share top spot with Anna Swenn Larsson.
Mikaela Shiffrin was bidding for a sixth straight win in Killington, Vermont, and the American was fastest in the first run but finished fifth, 0.59 seconds behind the winning duo.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored 22 points as UNC Wilmington held off Vermont in the final seconds for a 68-66 on Saturday night.
Phillips shot 7 of 14 from the field and 8 for 8 from the line for the Seahawks (4-3).
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — World champion Lara Gut-Behrami improved with her second run Saturday to win her first World Cup giant slalom in more than six years, with Mikaela Shiffrin finishing 13th.
Gut-Behrami was third in the opening run on the course in Killington, Vermont, but just did enough to edge out Marta Bassino of Italy by 0.07 seconds.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Aaron Deloney's 20 points helped Vermont defeat Ball State 78-73 on Friday.
Deloney also had seven rebounds for the Catamounts (2-5). Kameron Gibson scored 19 points while going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 3 for 6 from distance, and 4 for 5 from the line.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The opening of 30 shelter pods for homeless residents in Vermont's largest city has been pushed back to January.
The shelter pod community in Burlington was expected to open in late November, but an official told the City Council on Monday that the schedule has been delayed.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Matt Knowling had 22 points in Yale's 73-44 win over Vermont on Tuesday night.
Knowling also added six rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-0). John Poulakidas scored 10 points and added five rebounds.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has agreed to pay a Vermont-based immigrant advocacy organization $74,000 in legal fees to settle a lawsuit seeking information about whether advocates were being targeted by immigration agents because of their political activism.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty Vermont sheriff's deputy who was allegedly involved in a shootout and wounded on the streets of Saratoga Springs was defending himself and didn't realize that police were shouting at him to drop his gun, his lawyer told a news station Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — An investigation is ongoing into the cause of a fatal fire at a storage facility in the Vermont community of Springfield, the town fire chief said Monday.
The fire in the Park Street location was reported on Sunday evening.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire on the streets of Saratoga Springs early Sunday morning left at least three people wounded, including an off-duty sheriff’s deputy from Vermont who was shot multiple times by police.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Berrick JeanLouis scored 23 points as Iona beat Vermont 71-50 on Friday night.
JeanLouis added five rebounds for the Gaels (2-1). Daniss Jenkins scored 20 points and added eight rebounds.
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say a Ugandan activist who fled his home country after he says he was repeatedly tortured for his human rights work and would fear for his life if he was deported can stay another year.
NEWFANE, Vt. (AP) — A man was found dead in a home explosion and fire in the southern Vermont town of Newfane early Friday morning, state police said.
Police and multiple fire departments responded at 1 a.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Peterson scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Southern Cal rallied to beat Vermont 59-57 on Tuesday night.
Peterson made just 1 of 7 shots in the first half and the Trojans (2-1) trailed 27-22 at intermission.
A fired Vermont sheriff's deputy who was charged with assault for kicking a shackled prisoner has won the election for sheriff of the county in which he served.
John Grismore, 49, of Fairfax, won Tuesday's race to become Franklin County sheriff, surpassing the two write-in candidates, according to the Vermont secretary of state’s office.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Tory San Antonio’s 21 points helped CSU Fullerton defeat Vermont 94-85 in overtime on Sunday night.
San Antonio added six rebounds for the Titans (2-1). Jalen Harris shot 6 for 13 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 4 of 6 from the free throw line to add 18 points.
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Logan Johnson had 15 points in Saint Mary’s (CA)’s 79-53 win over Vermont on Thursday.
Johnson added seven rebounds for the Gaels (2-0). Alex Ducas scored 14 points while shooting 5 for 10 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line, and added five rebounds and three steals.
Voters in four states have approved ballot measures that will change their state constitutions to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for crime, while those in a fifth state rejected a flawed version of the question.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrats in the Vermont Legislature will have a veto-proof majority in the two-year session that begins in January, officials said Wednesday.
The results of Tuesday's election, which became known on Wednesday, mean that it will be easier for lawmakers to override any potential vetoes from Republican Gov.
Voters in Vermont on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to protect reproductive rights in the state, including abortion.
“Here in Vermont, voters took responsibility to protect care wherever possible.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Becca Balint on Tuesday won the race for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House, becoming the first woman and first openly gay person to represent the state in Congress.
Voters in deep-blue Vermont elected Republican Gov. Phil Scott to his fourth two-year term as the state’s top executive.
Scott, 64, defeated Democrat Brenda Siegel and three independent candidates.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Yarden Garzon scored 19 points in her freshman debut, Mackenzie Holmes added 16 points and No. 11 Indiana rolled to an 86-49 victory over Vermont on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch easily defeated a little-known Republican challenger to win the Senate seat being vacated by Patrick Leahy, the longest-serving member of the upper chamber.
Welch, who was elected to the House in 2006 and won reelection with lopsided votes every two years since, defeated Republican Gerald Malloy, a retired U.S.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Aaron Deloney’s 32 points led Vermont over Brown 80-65 in a season opener on Monday night.
Deloney added five assists for the Catamounts. Finn Sullivan scored 12 points and added seven rebounds and four steals.
WINHAL, Vt. (AP) — Game wardens are investigating a bear attack in the southern Vermont town of Winhall in which a woman was injured near a condominium complex where a mother bear and cubs had been seen regularly this summer and fall, officials said Thursday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with killing his wife with a meat cleaver and injuring his mother-in-law five years ago was found guilty of murder on Thursday.
The jury convicted Aita Gurung of first-degree murder in the killing of his wife Yogeswari Khadka, 32, in Burlington, and attempted second-degree murder in the attack on his mother-in-law in October of 2017, according to the attorney general's office.
Vermont voters this Election Day could choose the first woman to serve in the state’s Congressional delegation.
In what some see as an anomaly in deep-blue Vermont, the state is the only one in the country that has never sent a woman or a member of a minority group to represent it in Congress.
JAY, Vt. (AP) — A Utah-based resort company has completed its purchase of Jay Peak Resort, the northern Vermont ski area that was at the center of a financial scandal involving its former owner and president.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Florida-based health records company is denying allegations of misconduct made by the U.S. government, but has agreed to pay $45 million to resolve allegations that it improperly generated sales and caused users to report inaccurate information, the company said.