Green Mountain Care Board announces rural health services task force listening session

PRESS RELEASE In honor of National Rural Health Day, the Rural Health Services Task Force will be holding a meeting in the Northeast Kingdom at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. National…

Parent company of Maplefields among other gasoline distributors settles $100M ‘price-fixing’ suit for $1.5M

A group of Vermont gasoline distributors accused of illegal price-fixing has settled a class-action lawsuit for $1.5million. The Burlington weekly Seven Days reports that RL Vallee, owner of the Maplefields…

‘We Are the Werewolves’: Vermont Roller Derby Adopts New Team Name and Logo

Franklin County fans of Vermont Roller Derby may be pleased to know that Cold Hollow’s notorious werewolf legend has made a recent appearance further south in central Vermont. According to…

Asian Tiger Mosquito Discovered in Vermont

According to state officials, the mosquitoes “were not carrying the tropical viruses associated with this species,” but the find is “notable.” BURLINGTON, Vt – State Agriculture and Health officials announced…

After 8 Consecutive Months of Unemployment, VT DOL Data Suggests Unemployment may be stabilizing

The Vermont Department of Labor has issued a report noting that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the state has remained steady at 2.1 percent since last month. This comes…

St Albans’ Officer Allegedly Assaults Woman Handcuffed Inside Jail Cell

A St. Albans police officer punched a handcuffed woman in the face during a March altercation inside a holding cell, police video filed in Franklin County Superior Court shows. Franklin County…

Court Dismisses “Unconstitutional” Suit Over Act 46 School Mergers

ST. ALBANS – Judge Robert Mellow ruled to dismiss three of the six issues arising from a civil suit filed against the Vermont State Board of Education. The case, known…

Billionaire Opioid ‘Kingpin’ John Kapoor, Founder of Insys Therapeutics Guilty of Conspiracy and Racketeering

BOSTON – The first pharmaceutical industry leader to be prosecuted for crimes related to the growing opioid epidemic has been convicted in Boston. A jury found John Kapoor, founder of…

Fire Ravages the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris

PARIS – One of the world’s most famous churches, the medieval Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, France, has been engulfed by a major fire. The building’s famed Gothic architecture was…

Coyote Attack in Salisbury Vermont Fuels Rumors of Wolves and Werewolves

The latest in a series of attacks by wolf-like creatures in New England is creating an online sensation and, for some, is giving credence to a long-forgotten werewolf legend in…