Category Archives: Vermont

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…

As COVID-19 cases rise again, Halloween festivities require new protective measures

VERMONT – According to State Officials, Vermont has seen a spike of 140 new COVID-19 cases, a new high not seen since the outbreak began. Although most outbreaks have been…

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…

Healthy Roots Collaborative receives $10,000 donation to promote local food security

SWANTON – Franklin County struggles as one of the most economically depressed regions of Vermont – a fact only made worse by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic shut-downs. But in spite…

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…

Vermont State Police investigating mysterious death of local man

GUILFORD, Vt – State Police are investigating the death of a Guilford man. The man, identified as Robert “Zach” Phelps, 43, died on August 15 at the Darthmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center…

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…

Vermont law enforcement officials release name of man found dead behind motel

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Last Friday, police received several calls reporting a disturbance at motel in Brattleboro, Vermont. Once on the scene, police discovered the dead body of a man who…