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Nicholas A. Govoni, an honors student- athlete from Boston College High School, recently completed the Youth Leadership Conference at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont during Feb. 28 to March 2. Sponsored by the University and the Military Order of World Wars , an organization for retired military officers, the two-day program covers ... (more)
Storm to dump up to 2 feet in parts of Northeast
While some of northern New England has already had more than its share of snow this winter, Vermont on Wednesday braced for what could be the biggest snowstorm of the season, with up to 2 feet of snow expected in some spots.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Vermont House panel rejects raising the tobacco age to 21
A Vermont House committee on Tuesday emphatically rejected legislation to raise the age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The House Human Services Committee took the action after state health commissioner, Dr. Harry Chen, said he opposed the legislation because 18-to-20-year-olds are legally adults and should have the freedom to smoke.
Norwich University to eliminate jobs by June
Norwich University says it will eliminate an untold number of jobs by June 1 as it continues to try to hold down costs.
American Library Association
Teaching information literacy with discovery tools
ALA TechSource announces an exciting new workshop, Teaching Information Literacy with Discovery Tools with Nancy Fawley and Nikki Krysak.
Vt. lawmakers consider fee for shopping bags
Lawmakers in Montpelier are looking at imposing a 10-cent fee on every carry-out bag you pick up at the grocery or any other retailers whether it's paper or plastic.
Mississippi Business Journal
MSU makes top three in cybersecurity education ranking
According to a Hewlett Packard-sponsored survey by the Ponemon Institute, Mississippi State University's cybersecurity courses and degree programs rank among the top three for academic excellence and practical relevance.
Vt.'s Norwich University elects 2 new trustees
The Northfield-based university says Maxine Jo Grad of Moretown and John C. Koziol of Rockwall, Texas, are the school's newest trustees.
The Burlington Free Press
Tenants gain new protection from utility disconnections
In February of 2010, Brenda Brown found a notice tacked to the door of her Barre apartment saying that her water would be shut off because the landlord had failed to pay the bill.