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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's top law enforcement officials vowed Monday to seek the truth of decades-old allegations of physical, mental and sexual abuse and even murder at the long-closed St. Joseph's Orphanage in Burlington.Speaking at a news conference at Burlington police …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A woman charged with manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin in her Vermont retirement community and testing it on residents was sentenced Thursday to time served and five years of probation and must undergo mental health treatment.Betty Miller, 71, also was ordered …
MORRISTOWN, Vt. (AP) — Crews worked Thursday to recover the bodies of three people who died when the glider they were in crashed in a heavily wooded section of Vermont's Sterling Mountain during what was supposed to be a 30-minute tour over the resort town of Stowe and the surrounding …
ISLAND POND, Vt. (AP) — A plane crashed in northern Vermont, killing its sole occupant.WCAX-TV reports the Vermont State Police are investigating the crash in Island Pond. The crash happened Saturday afternoon, near the John H. Boylan Airport. Emergency crews responding to a large fire about …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's transgender gubernatorial candidate said Tuesday she's been getting a steady stream of death threats and other personal attacks since her candidacy began to draw attention from across the country and the world.Christine Hallquist, who won Vermont's …
EAST CHARLESTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of four legal marijuana plants that were stolen from behind a fence where they were being grown in the town of East Charleston.Owner Joshua Newcity is offering to give the plants to anyone who provides the tip that …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A perennial political candidate secured the Republican nomination to run for at least five offices, including the U.S. House, in a strategy to preserve all but one of the slots for other GOP prospects in the largely Democratic state.In Tuesday's primary, H. Brooke …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local):11:20 p.m.Former state Rep. Joe Radinovich has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a northeastern Minnesota swing district.Radinovich …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he'll face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige.In Tuesday's balloting, Welch defeated challengers Dan Freilich and Benjamin …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, ex-utility CEO, is 1st transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who angered base by supporting gun restrictions, wins nomination to run for 2nd term.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday called for the end of the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement as they gathered in Vermont for an annual …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive.Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state's …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.Christine Hallquist says that in the run-up to Tuesday's primary, people are finally beginning …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Some of the political leaders from the New England states and the premiers of the five eastern Canadian provinces will be meeting at a Vermont ski resort to talk about issues facing the region and the two countries while a bitter trade dispute simmers between …
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — After surviving refugee camps in Africa, Janine Ndagijimana settled in Vermont and began to dream of farming.When she considered what to plant, she thought back to her time in Tanzania and settled on the African eggplant, also called bitter ball or garden egg. It …
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a 22-year-old man who was struck by a motorcycle has suffered critical injuries.Authorities say 68-year-old Jean Louis Mondou, of Quebec, Canada, lost control of his motorcycle while making a sharp left turn around 12:40 p.m. Saturday in …
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will be the site of next month's annual meeting of the New England Governors and the Eastern Canadian premiers.Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will host the event, which is scheduled for Aug. 12-14, in Stowe.Regional trade and energy issues are expected to be among the …

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