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Anglers, beware: Ice remains thin and uneven in Vermont, state warns
01-08-2024 5:28 PM

By HABIB SABET

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging Vermont anglers to exercise extra caution while ice fishing this month due to inconsistent ice conditions caused by variable weather.“What’s different about this year is just how late the ice seems to...


Suspect vandalizes Vermont farm, steals pride flag and leaves homophobic letter
01-08-2024 5:26 PM

By EMMA COTTON

ISLE LA MOTTE — The Grand Isle Sheriff’s Department is looking for a suspect who recently vandalized a local organic farm, citing the farm’s displayed pride flag in a letter left behind.At around 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, a person trespassed on to Sandy...


Norwich University president out, calls decision ‘mutual’
01-08-2024 5:21 PM

By ETHAN WEINSTEIN

The president of Norwich University said he is departing the military school after more than three years on the job.Mark Anarumo told VtDigger on Friday that he was leaving by “mutual” decision. Provost and Dean of the Faculty Karen Gaines will serve...


Scott administration urges Vermont lawmakers to address crime
01-08-2024 4:21 AM

By SHAUN ROBINSON

Gov. Phil Scott’s administration is urging lawmakers to increase the consequences for people accused of crimes who violate conditions of release — and to make changes to Vermont’s bail policies that could result in more people being held in jail ahead...


OneCare wrongful termination lawsuit settles out of court
12-12-2023 4:18 AM

By KRISTEN FOUNTAIN

A former employee and frequent public critic of OneCare Vermont has dropped his wrongful termination lawsuit after reaching a settlement agreement with the state’s largest accountable care organization outside of court. The case brought by Robert...


2 recent Vermont drug busts have teens — and teen trafficking — at the center of the trade
12-07-2023 1:56 AM

By ETHAN WEINSTEIN

When Barre City police pulled over a gray Ford SUV in September, they said they discovered a 17-year-old boy in the back seat carrying 50 grams of crack, $5,000 and a pistol with its serial number scratched off. But rather than file charges against...


Boy, 14, denies murder charge in fatal shooting of another 14-year-old boy in Vermont
11-01-2023 2:31 AM

By ALAN J. KEAYS

MIDDLEBURY — A 14-year-old Burlington boy faces a charge of second-degree murder after police said he was waving a loaded firearm in a vehicle parked in Bristol when it discharged and killed another 14-year-old passenger seated in front of him on...


Vermont man describes own actions as ‘calculated’ in killing mother and her son, new documents show
09-06-2023 12:49 PM

By ALAN J. KEAYS

A Whitingham man facing two counts of murder in the shooting death of a mother and her son told police his actions were “calculated” and that he would rather be in jail than in an “old folks home,” according to charging documents made public...


Vermont officials confirm 2nd death caused by July flooding
08-02-2023 9:03 AM

By MAGGIE CASSIDY

State officials on Tuesday morning confirmed a second death related to July’s catastrophic flooding in Vermont.“We have had our second flood-related death confirmed,” Public Safety Commissioner Jennifer Morrison said during a regular press conference...


For a Johnson sculptor, known for his Statehouse statue, the flood losses are piling up
07-31-2023 4:31 PM

By SHAUN ROBINSON

JOHNSON, Vt. — “You can look right through to the back of the house,” Jerry Williams said, sitting in his garage next to piles of clothing and construction debris at the top of a long driveway near the tattered banks of the Gihon River. Two weeks ago,...


Vermont extends tax deadlines as FEMA ramps up aid payouts
07-20-2023 5:36 PM

By PETER D’AURIA

Vermonters affected by flooding will have more time to file and pay some state taxes, officials said Wednesday. The due date for state sales, rooms and meals taxes will be extended, Gov. Phil Scott said at a press conference in Berlin, adding that the...


Legislature passes bottle bill update, but Gov. Phil Scott opposes it. What’s next?
06-25-2023 10:24 PM

By EMMA COTTON

Lawmakers in the Vermont House passed an updated version of the bottle bill Tuesday during a summer session otherwise generally reserved for taking action on bills Gov. Phil Scott had already vetoed. The bottle bill, H.158, was an exception: It had...


Offer made to buy Burke Mountain ski resort; auction may follow
06-17-2023 10:03 PM

By ALAN J. KEAYS

Michael Goldberg, the court-appointed receiver in charge of overseeing Burke Mountain ski resort for more than seven years, has an offer to buy the scandal-plagued ski resort in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.News of the bid came from a recent court...


State regulators stand their ground on hospital budgets
06-01-2023 6:09 PM

VtDiggerRegulators voted Wednesday not to change their expectations for the revenue side of the states’ hospital budgets for fiscal year 2024, despite sustained and ongoing cost increases that led to big reported operating losses in 2022. The five...


Woodstock will pay landlords in nearby towns to house its workers
05-18-2023 12:33 PM

By ETHAN WEINSTEIN

WOODSTOCK — The town’s economic development commission has expanded its housing incentives, allowing landlords in bordering towns to receive funding to house Woodstock workers in newly created, unused, or formerly short-term rentals. Woodstock’s...


UVM Medical Center patient survives a six-story fall
05-18-2023 10:10 AM

By KRISTEN FOUNTAIN

A patient at the UVM Medical Center building is in stable critical condition at the Burlington hospital after falling six stories there late Monday afternoon.University of Vermont Health Network officials said that the patient apparently opened and...


10,000 Vermonters will begin receiving checks from a Turbotax settlement
05-11-2023 12:22 PM

By KATE O’FARRELL

Starting this week, more than 10,000 Vermonters can expect settlement checks in their mailboxes. The Vermont Attorney General’s Office announced Tuesday that some customers who used Turbotax for their federal tax returns between 2016 and 2018 will be...


Vt. lawmakers seek to be a ‘beacon of hope’ for trans patients
05-07-2023 8:11 PM

By SARAH MEARHOFF and OLIVIA Q. PINTAIR

There are many ways one can describe Westley Pitcher: An 18-year-old senior at Essex High School. A snowboarder in the winter and track runner come spring. A cat-lover. A server and a cook at a local restaurant.“I’m just a regular kid, really,” he...


Windsor County man with string of pending charges back in court after police say they found him with stolen car, loaded gun
04-05-2023 11:52 AM

By ETHAN WEINSTEIN

A Windsor County man previously accused of stealing a Dartmouth-Hitchcock shuttle bus was arraigned in a new case on Tuesday after state police said they discovered him in possession of another stolen truck and a loaded handgun.Mitchell Horton, 35,...


House passes bill that would give tax department control of property appraisals
03-30-2023 5:35 PM

By ETHAN WEINSTEIN

A bill that would give the Vermont Department of Taxes control of property appraisals passed the House on Wednesday.H.480 would require property reappraisals to take place at least every six years and would move the responsibility for those...

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