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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has begun to receive reports of bears coming out of their dens as the weather warms.
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.
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…
The Vermont Army National Guard will participate in the winter training exercise Guerrier Nordique in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada from March 4-20.
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.
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…
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 …
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
The state of Vermont is anticipated to allow online sports betting in the coming year, but officials must first decide on an appropriate age restriction for the new gambling venue.
Vermont leveraged $283.7 million in federal highway and bridge formula funds in FY 2022 to help jumpstart 419 new improvement projects in communities across the state during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a review of U.S. Treasury Department data through…
The company, BIOHM, has released data on lifestyle, diet, and supplement decisions from a sample of 35,000 individuals across the U.S., focused on constipation, gas, and bloating.
In hopes of bears having a calendar in their dens, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department recommends Vermonters wait to put up bird feeders until December 1 to avoid attracting bears.
Raffle: a means of raising money by selling numbered tickets, one or some of which are subsequently drawn at random, the holder or holders of such tickets winning a prize.
Native Vermonters can be very tough on transplants. But when it comes to the native turkeys of the Green Mountain State, you have to look to the state of New York.
Unbelted Drivers Make Up 70% of VT Highway Fatalities; Troopers Are Gathering To Urge You to Buckle Up
During the Thanksgiving holiday travel period millions of people will hit our nation's roads, eager to spend time with family and friends. Here in Vermont we have seen an alarming number of serious injury and fatal motor vehicle crashes so far in 2022 and this year is poised to be one of the…
The Vermont Agency of Transportation announced the winners of this year's Name A Plow program, where local schools submitted names for each of the department's 87 remaining snowplows that didn't receive special names last year.
A plastic bottle takes up to 450 years to decompose, so a British startup called Shellworks has created a vegan material that can be turned into compost.
•Vermont lawmakers gave final approval to a rule requiring auto manufacturers to supply more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids to Vermont dealerships, adopting California's Advanced Clean Cars Two and Advanced Clean Trucks rules.
Amid inflation and high prices, Vermonters can make extra cash by removing their junk cars.
Hurricane Ian barreled ashore with winds of up to 150 mph (240 kph) on Florida’s southwest coast on Sept. 28, 2022.
Lawmakers in Vermont have won a $250,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to help fund security cameras on Statehouse exterior and improved video surveillance inside.
Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s annual spiny softshell turtle beach cleanup day is Saturday, October 15, and the department is looking for volunteers to help.
Color in most parts of the state remains in early stages, but beautiful flashes of color are emerging statewide.
In 2020, as COVID-19 shuttered businesses and forced millions out of work, the federal government flooded states with funds to set up new unemployment programs.
Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement in response to the Canadian government removing all vaccination, ArriveCan, and random COVID-19 testing requirements for border crossings, effective September 30, 2022:
BURLINGTON – The Attorney General’s Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) is warning Vermont business owners, non-profits, and employees about an uptick in business imposter email scams.
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus, a highly contagious virus capable of affecting rabbits and snowshoe hare, is appearing in states close to Vermont and may show up here according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
A hunter was shot and critically injured on private land Saturday in Huntington, Vt., by a fellow hunter who claimed to mistake the man for a bear, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department said.
In November of 2021, Compass Vermont reported that a saturation patrol on Interstate 89 to deter speeding revealed that 22% of motorists stopped were traveling over 90 miles per hour.
Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose are on the move, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year due to breeding season.
As electric vehicles make up a greater share of cars on the road, fewer drivers are paying Vermont's gas tax, which is used to repair the state's roads.
Drought conditions aren't nearly as dire in Vermont as they are in Massachusetts and Connecticut, but they still exist. According to the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), 100% of the Green Mountain State is abnormally dry. As a result, Vermont's prized foliage season co…
MONTPELIER - September 1 marked the beginning of Hunger Action Month in Vermont. The COVID-19 pandemic caused food insecurity to reach record-high levels in Vermont, and with recent inflation, Vermonters continue to struggle to keep food on the table.