Even the oldest 18-wheeler road warriors can't make it through Smugglers Notch, so 33-year-old Kyle Sheppard from Revere, Massachusetts, didn't stand a chance.
LUDLOW, Vt. - On June 4th at approximately 3:00 pm, Russell Nord was located by a search team deceased in a wooded area off East Hill Road in Ludlow. He was located approximately 1.7 miles from his residence.
STOWE, Vt. - Frank Ewing, a 51-year-old trucker from Duluth, Georgia, was the first tractor-trailer driver of the season to attempt the impossible feat of crossing Smugglers Notch in an 18-wheeler.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. - The Vermont State Police isn't the only law enforcement organization trying to hire new officers. Brattleboro has announced a reduction in the number of shifts from three to two, according to VTDigger.
At 1 p.m. on May 26, rescuers with Waterbury Backcountry Rescue brought an injured 18-year-old female hiker down Camel’s Hump and to safety. Late on Tuesday, May 25, the Burlington resident injured her ankle on the Long Trail as she descended north toward Jonesville.
NORWICH, Vt. - On May 14, 2021, Christopher Gray and Laura Brown sued the Vermont State College system and Vermont Technical College for $1.65 million dollars, attempting to recover cash investments and damages they contend were caused by the college.
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The public is invited to celebrate the town of Bennington's designation as the newest Appalachian Trail Community.
The bike ferry carrying riders across a section of Lake Champlain between Colchester and South Hero will start running again on Memorial Day weekend.
The unexpected discovery of a whale skeleton hundreds of miles from the sea and more than 200 feet above sea level in 1849 is a reminder of how much sea level can change.
WATERBURY, Vt. - Each year, more than 75,000 visitors enjoy the natural and recreational opportunities offered at Vermont’s 863-acre Waterbury Reservoir. Little River State Park, Waterbury Center State Park, and the surrounding Mt. Mansfield State Forest land offer access to boating, swimmin…
Montpelier, Vt.—The Vermont Downtown Board has allocated $498,320 in grants to Brattleboro, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Poultney, Springfield and St Albans. This funding will support projects to improve the safety, access, and comfort for people walking and riding bicycles in downtowns.
RUTLAND, Vt. - There are nine rivers around the state that are part of the department's Trophy Trout Program, where large 2-year old trout are stocked to provide unique fishing opportunities for Vermont anglers.
DERBY, Vt. (Monday, May 17, 2021) — The Vermont State Police is investigating a series of armed robberies across the Northeast Kingdom that have occurred since late last year. Detectives are working to determine whether any of the five cases are connected.
CRAFTSBURY COMMON, Vt. - John Campbell is one of three instructors for the first gear design and repair course at Sterling College in Craftsbury Common.
At 12:20 a.m. on Friday, May 7, Trooper Tyler Hersom, assigned to the Massachusetts State Police-Northampton Barracks was on patrol on Route 91 in Whatley. While traveling northbound, Trooper Hersom’s attention was drawn to a blue Chevy Equinox veering in and out of its lane. It was then tha…
CONWAY — After two Taser deployments and a wrestling match, Conway police took into custody Wednesday night a 19-year-old alleged Vermont fugitive accused of shooting a man in the back at a St. Johnsbury birthday party in 2019.
Parents Magazine has issued it's third annual Best Vacations for Kids Travel Awards, with Smugglers Notch winning the category of best resort for kids of all ages. "The huge array of outdoor activities for toddlers to teens swayed the vote for this retreat affectionately known as Smuggs," s…
NEWBURY, Vermont - An autopsy was performed Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington on victim Karina Rheaume.
BERLIN, Vt. - On May 2, 2021, Berlin Police Department responded to a report of suspicious male in the parking lot of the Berlin Mall.
About 2,000 students participated in a walkout inspired by dozens of social media posts detailing experiences of sexual violence on campus.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. - Andrea Melville's store, Art, Etc., is located on the downtown common of Northfield, along with a local drug store, a few restaurants, and various other small businesses.
MILTON, Vt. - It’s time to release rehabbed bats in Vermont, but this year’s bats are fluttering away from a very different rehabilitation experience.
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman is facing kidnapping and other charges accusing her of stealing a pistol from a parked vehicle at a New Hampshire gas station, entering another parked vehicle and forcing a man to drive her to Vermont, police said Thursday.
Seven Days has reported that a Northeast Kingdom brewery has come under fire this week for promoting an upcoming night of music with a Facebook post that included the valediction: "All Americans Welcome, No Globalists Please."
CHARLOTTE, Vermont (Wednesday, April 28, 2021) — The Vermont Chief Medical Examiner's Office has determined the cause and manner of death for two Charlotte residents found in Lewis Creek last week.
BURLINGTON, Vt. - Peter M. Smith II had multiple DUI's on his record when a Waitsfield Deputy Sherrif pulled him over for a defective brake light on Friday evening, April 23.
Walter Rusch was located by family, deceased, in a wooded area near his residence. He was located at approximately 1000 hours on April 24th. Detectives with the Vermont State Police are investigating the circumstances of his death however they do not appear to be suspicious. Rusch was tr…
BRATTLEBORO—After their plans were delayed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Tristate Chapter 843 has resumed raising funds to support the visit of the Moving Wall to town in 2021.
HIGHGATE, Vt.—The Maple News reported that an informal collective of producers in Franklin County is holding back thousands of barrels of maple syrup until they can get a higher price.
CHARLOTTE, Vermont (Monday, April 19, 2021) — The victims are identified as 70-year-old Martha Illick and 71-year-old Terrence Dinnan, both of whom resided on Lewis Creek Road in Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE, Vermont (Monday, April 19, 2021) — Following continued investigation, the Vermont State Police is releasing additional information about the deaths of two individuals earlier today in Charlotte.
POMFRET, Vt. - The Ford Motor Company, working with Adventure ORX, made plans for off-road driving schools in Texas, Utah, Nevada, and the Suicide Six Ski Area in Pomfret to promote their new Ford Bronco.
MARSHFIELD, Vt. - Following continued investigation, the Vermont State Police has cited Diana Rogers, 59, of Eden on suspicion of accessory after the fact on allegations she assisted her nephew Harley Breer during his time as a fugitive.
LUDLOW, Vt. - Global music star and Phish frontman Trey Anastasio raised over $1.2 million to fund his nonprofit substance abuse center in Ludlow, Vermont.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Vt. - Something similar to Jake's Five Pound Philly Challenge, where you have to eat a two-foot-long cheesesteak with all the fixings, four soft pretzels, an entire box of Tastykakes, 24 mini peanut chews, and one cherry soda in under 45 minutes to get the whole meal for free.
Brownsville, Vt. - Mountain Flyer Magazine and Ascutney Trails announced a new event called FLOW STATE, the Vermont Mountain Bike Festival to take place July 30-August 1, 2021.
BENNINGTON – The Attorney General’s Office today announced Vermont State Police Trooper Robert Zink, 39, of Arlington, Vermont, was arraigned in the Criminal Division of Vermont Superior Court in Bennington on one count of Simple Assault.
Sunday, March 21, Vermont State Police arrested Harwood Union High School Varsity Coach Shawn Thompson for suspicion of driving under the influence. It was the second DUI charge against Thompson, with the first occurring in 2013.
MARSHFIELD, Vt. - Saturday morning, the Vermont State Police were notified that Theron Prescott III had returned home. Troopers spoke with Prescott and verified that he was safe and unharmed. The extent to which his disappearance related to the situation involving Harley Breer remains under …