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A video series in partnership with Vermont Tourism has been produced over the past year to showcase the accessibility of outdoor recreation in Vermont.
The Green Mountain Care Board has approved UVM Health Network's request to repurpose $18 million from a planned psychiatric hospital in Berlin to other mental health services.Join our free news email list - cancel anytimeThe money will be used to improve the state's mental health resources, …
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has begun to receive reports of bears coming out of their dens as the weather warms.
In January 2023, the Norwich University Alumni Association kicked off Buddy Check Day, which continues on the 18th-19th of every month. Under the program, the university sends alums an email or text to remind them to contact classmates and friends for camaraderie and to check on each other's…
On 03/17/2023 at approximately 1955 hrs., the Vermont State Police along with the Waterbury Fire Department and Waterbury Ambulance Service were called to a report of a person who had been struck by a northbound Amtrak passenger train on the railroad tracks adjacent to the Waterbury - Stowe …
VERMONT TEACHERS INVITED TO GATHER FOR VITAL LESSONS, RESOURCES TO EXAMINE CONSEQUENCES OF CHOICE
The impacts of today’s heavy wet snowfall are being felt in most areas of Vermont. Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power, and travel will continue to be hazardous.
Another important story from our brave rescue teams of Vermont:
The Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Management Cooperative (Cooperative)—a working group of fisheries professionals from the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and United States Fish and Wildlife Service—announced their decision to…
It is hard to imagine Waterbury's Hen of the Wood leaving the dazzling waterfalls of its mill setting for another location, until you hear that they are adding a new restaurant to their portfolio in the same space.
Compass Vermont, whose HQ is in rural Vermont, relies on Starlink to ensure high-speed internet, knowing it will take many years, if ever, for broadband expansion to make it to all the dirt road residences in the Green Mountain State.
Losing the Mt. Mansfield Trail in a Blizzard, Hiker Calls for Help Before Cell Phone Dies, Commits to Joining Rescue Team
Another tale of rescue on Mt. Mansfield as told by the Stowe Mountain Rescue Team: We were called on a big mission yesterday – and ‘big’ just means it took some time and effort on our part. An adventurous hiker was tackling Mt Mansfield from the Underhill side. He climbed Sunset Ridge and go…
The Oxford Dictionary defines "dairy" as an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young.
You are in line at the coffee shop, which doesn't have an ordering app, or you left your phone in the car. But all you want is a cup of black coffee, a one-ingredient, perfunctory pour.
When it comes to sports mascots, retiring some of them is a no-brainer. Think Redskins, Savages, and other negative depictions of indigenous peoples and other cultures.
The Vermont Army National Guard will participate in the winter training exercise Guerrier Nordique in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada from March 4-20.
There are 74 breweries in Vermont, one for every 5,856 legal drinkers in the Green Mountain State resident. Considering that some craft brewers whip up as many as 75 beer flavors each year, you can get drunk just from reading this.
Senator Peter Welch (D-VT) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary Jenny Lester Moffitt toured Corse Farm Dairy to highlight the Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule, designed to reduce fraud and improve enforcement in the USDA Organic Marketplace.
You know those mechanical arms that reach out and sweep bowling pins into a pit, the pick them up and reset them?
From the Vermont Department of Health:
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- If you are 12 to 14 years old and want to learn about Vermont's wildlife and gain outdoor skills, consider attending one of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department's Green Mountain Conservation Camps this summer. If you are a GMCC alum,16 or younger, consider coming back…
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Apple HomePod, giving the serial mediocre Amazon Alexa a new challenge. Here are the takeaways.
MONTPELIER, Vt. – The final number of deer taken in Vermont’s 2022 hunting seasons will not be available for a few more weeks, but the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says the final tally will be a little over 17,400 deer. Those deer will provide approximately 3.5 million servings of …
One misstep in the deep woods in winter can change your life, in a second. But it takes years of training, months of practice, weeks of preparation, and hours of detailed steps to execute a rescue. This story of one of those rescues in December of 2022 is shared with deserved pride by the r…
Last month we lost another child Holocaust survivor, Erika Hecht, as that generation finds its final resting place. Erika recalls a story of her wartime experience in her memoir Don’t Ask My Name: “One night, (my mother) wakes me and asks me my name. “Erika Bleier,” I say. “What did you say…
Norwich receives $16.4 million in federal funding for creation of National Cyber Fusion Research and Development Center
NORTHFIELD, Vt. —Norwich University was announced to receive over $16 million in federal funding in support of the University’s commitment to creating the best cybersecurity educational program in the country.
Marten have long, slender bodies with pointed faces, small prominent ears, short legs, and long furry tails. They are roughly the size of their more aquatic relative, the mink, attaining lengths up to 25 inches and weights up to 2.5 pounds.
The Wall Street journal named Mad River Glen one of four world class ski resorts that won't break your bank account.
American slalom ace Mikaela Shiffrin tied her countrywoman Lindsey Vonn for the most World Cup victories by a female alpine skier with her 82nd career victory. With her sixth victory in seven competitions, Shiffrin achieved the milestone with a victory in a giant slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slo…
United Van Lines released the company's 46th Annual National Movers Study, which indicates Americans continued to move to lower-density areas.
Cabot Creamery is now milking the ski industry with "Cheese Sticks," which are skis made by the Meier company wrapped in Cabot's well known plaid graphic cheddar packaging.
From the Vermont State PoliceDuring this holiday season, the Vermont State Police would like to take the opportunity to remind Vermonters that neither the State Police, nor the Vermont Troopers Association solicit money via telephone calls, text messages, emails, or by any other means.Join o…
From the Wall Street Journal.
Trouble With Package Delivery This Year? Marking Your House and Mailbox With Easy to Read Numbers Will Help Next Time
One of the Compass Vermont team used to work as a seasonal driver for UPS and was astounded by how many doors, and rural mailboxes have no address numbers on them; and nothing makes it harder to deliver their package.
Matthew Hart grew up in Northfield, and like so many of us who endured the many winters that shape who we are today, his story, published here in three parts, is a colorful palette of Green Mountain State memories on a snowy white background. You can read Part 1 here, and Part 2 below.
Matthew Hart grew up in Northfield, and like so many of us who endured the many winters that shape who we are today, his story, published here in three parts, is a colorful palette of Green Mountain State memories on a snowy white background. Enjoy and Happy Holidays.
The process to steal checks out of a postal box and cash them is cumbersome, as you will see from this press release from the Middlebury Police.
Welch Urges Vermonters to Challenge the FCC's Map of Broadband Coverage, But the Process Isn't Easy, We Tried It
Representative and soon-to-be Vermont Senator Peter Welch is urging Vermonters to challenge the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) broadband coverage map because of its wildly inaccurate and overstated internet and mobile access in the Green Mountain State.
WCAX reported on December 14, "Burlington Police Department are looking for a suspect who walked off from three local businesses this week with over $12,000 worth of jewelry."
The Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery announced its commitment as a participant in the 2022 Gift Responsibly Campaign, joining more than 100 lotteries and community organizations to raise awareness about the risks of buying lottery tickets for children.
Toilets spew invisible aerosol plumes with every flush – here’s the proof, captured by high-powered lasers
The official flu status for Vermont was raised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday from low to moderate.
While COVID-19 still impacts the health of millions of people around the world, and Ukraine fends off war crimes to keep their sovereignty, somehow, some way, it remains ok for some students, potentially "under stress," to smash windows, rip out ceiling tiles, and randomly damage the physica…