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1 hr ago | American Reporter
People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.
4 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
A warehouse in Ticonderoga, New York, was destroyed by fire Friday morning, but firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to nearby properties.
7 hrs ago | Washington Times
The three Republican candidates for governor disagreed in a debate Friday over the push for universal health care, but agreed that marijuana should be legalized.
12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
On Sunday, Sept. 7, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand from 2-8 p.m. There will be live music by Joey Leone, Bow Thayer, Jeremy Graham, Ashley Buchart, Myk Sno, Tony Lee Thomas, as well as many speakers, from Governor Peter Shumlin to many inspiring people affected by Vermont's ... (more)
12 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
In this March 14, 2003, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., center, laughs with Vermont Democratic Party Chairman Scudder Parker at the annual Democratic Party dinner in Montpelier, Vt.
12 hrs ago | WVNY
The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to extend and agreement with the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation .
13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
Efficiency Vermont is partnering with Sunward Systems and Sunnovations to launch a new effort to help Vermonters install affordable solar water heating systems in their homes.
14 hrs ago | Alabama Live
There are heat advisories across the state for this weekend. The hottest weather we've seen this summer is here.
17 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Jim Jeffords spent his entire political career bucking trends. Nominally a Republican, Jeffords often supported positions contrary to his party.
19 hrs ago | American Reporter
They called him "Silent Cal," but Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States - the second one born in Vermont and the only U.S. president to be born on the Fourth of July - said one of the most beautiful things I've ever read about the state.
Jim Jeffords was a very decent, low-key, down-to-earth person. Vermonters understood that Jim, who died Aug. 18 at age 80, loved the state and our way of life.
David Mears, commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation, told members of the Associated Industry of Vermont on Tuesday that the state must make it easier for developers to apply for environmental permits such as those for stormwater, septic and wetlands.
In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.
What a spectacular way to kick off a rainy Thursday evening in Vermont! Yelp's most wine-curious and rain-impervious Vermonters arrived at East Shore Vineyard on July 31, ready for a night of sipping, gnoshing and socializing.
Republican gubernatorial front-runner Scott Milne will host a Tele-Town Hall Meeting Thursday evening at 7:30, engaging voters from around Vermont in an interactive telephone discussion.
The Vermont Department of Health is urging young adults to get vaccinated. A press release says every year young adults across the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines.
Four Appellate Court justices unanimously voted today to reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo's suit to remove Fordham professor Zephyr Teachout from the ballot-marking Mr. Cuomo's third failed attempt to eliminate the longshot candidate from contention in the Democratic primary.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:16 pm
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