FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb to resign

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced in a letter to staff on Tuesday that he will be resigning his post. Gottlieb states that the reason for his sudden departure is…

Taliban Continues Deadly Campaign While Attending Peace Talks in Moscow

In its latest series of attacks, Taliban forces have killed at least 47 people while Taliban leaders and Afghan official meet for peace talks in Moscow. According to Mohommad Yusouf…

NASA’s New Horizons Craft Sends Photos from 4 Billion Miles Away

LAUREL, Md. – Only minutes into the New Year, a team of scientists and experts at the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory celebrated more than just the turn of the…

Government “Shut-down” immanent as Senate Republicans fail to back Trump’s US-Mexico border wall

Once again, the United States government is being “shutdown.” The second of its kind, the shutdown will effect at least nine executive departments of the federal government, including the Departments…

Langevin Wins in a Close Race for County Sheriff

ST. ALBANS – After an intense election campaign, the voters of Franklin County elected Democrat Roger Langevin to serve as Franklin County Sheriff, defeating Republican Thomas Oliver with a narrow…

Franklin County Tops State Per Capita Rankings in Child Abuse and Neglect

According to state court statistics, child abuse and neglect cases in Vermont have risen dramatically over the last year with Franklin County ranking highest from 93 cases in 2017 to…

Officials Claim Drug Known as ‘Molly’ May Be Responsible for Hallucinations and Suicide

ST. ALBANS – Officers were dispatched to a St. Alban’s home on Diamond Street last Wednesday in response to reports of a women who had checked into an area hospital…

Helicopter Crash in Highgate; Pilot Survives, Treated for Minor Injuries

HIGHGATE – Shortly after 1 PM on Saturday, the Vermont State Police received a report of a aircraft crash in Highgate. Trooper from the St. Albans State Police Barracks and…

Franklin Country Resident First Vermonter to Die of Lyme Disease

BURLINGTON – Laboratory results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed that the recent death of a Franklin County, Vermont resident was a result of Lyme…

Junior Football Team Lost for Weeks in Flooded Thai Cave Rescued: Rescue Diver dies, Honored with Award Presented by King of Thailand

THAILAND – On June 23, a junior football team in the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave after their regular practice, where they later…