Category Archives: Features

Randolph man charged for possession of firearms in violation of court order

BERKSHIRE — A Randolph man has been charged with possession of firearms in violation of a court order, after Vermont State Police received a report from a Berkshire resident. A Randolph…

Leahy, Sanders, and other Senators decry USDA decision to exclude breeding animals from Coronavirus relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The USDA has decided to exclude breeding animals when determining the amount of financial assistance to be provided to farmers under the second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program…

Police: “Wolf” sighting in city limits

ST ALBANS – At 7:18 a.m Wednesday, a resident on North Main Street made an unusual report to police describing a wolf spotted in their driveway. A subsequent police report…

Vermont State Police now working with Houston firm Othram to analyze evidence in Brianna Maitland disappearance case

WATERBURY – The Vermont State Police has announced they will be working with a third party that will conduct a new analysis of evidence in Brianna Maitland disappearance case. Maitland…

Is Vermont Experiencing an Arson Epidemic?

On February 21 police were notified of a structure fire in Cambridge that destroyed a local sugar house and its contents estimated at a value of $50,000. After more than…

Gov. Scott Extends COVID-19 ‘State of Emergency’ to September 15

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency has been extended to September 15, 2020 (link is external), as well as additional local discretion…

Back-to-School 2020: Teachers and School Officials Raise Concerns Over Mixed Signals and Dangers Facing Teachers and Students.

As public schools across the United States prepare for a return to school this fall, teachers and school officials have raised concerns over mixed signals and conflicting data about the…

Chaos reigns overnight as protestors in Minneapolis burn police precinct; masked officers in riot equipment arrest CNN news crew

Minneapolis – In the wake of the tragic death of a Minneapolis man George Floyd who died as a result of police applying lethal pressure during an arrest, thousands took…

Vermont National Guard provides food relief during COVID-19 crisis

Beginning in April, 2020, the Vermont National Guard provided support for food relief efforts across the state in conjunction with the Vermont Food Bank. In response to the humanitarian crisis…

The Return of the “Debtors Prisons?” Across the U.S. people are being arrested and forced to work to pay off debt

Across the United States, low-income and working-class people in debt are being increasingly targeted by legislation introduced by state governments forcing Americans to work for as little as $10 per…