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2017-10-22
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Hot from the start, the University of Vermont men's soccer team tucked away a trio of first-half goals en route to a 3-1 win over Maryland-Baltimore County in America East action a..
SOUTH BURLINGTON - Anjie Soucy first picked up a field hockey stick in gym class during her freshman year of high school in Maine. Her teacher, also the school's field hockey coach..
2017-10-21
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  Jake Slaker blew two goals past Vermont goaltender Stefanos Lekkas in the final five minutes of regulation to propel Michigan to a Catamount crushing 3-2 c..
College men’s hockey Michigan 3, Vermont 2 College women's hockey St. Michael's 4, Post 1 College football Norwich 24, Maine Maritime 22 Middlebury 43, Bates 14  Cas..
A 14-member student cast at St. Michael’s College will present a new original play with music about the lives of 19th century girls who worked the mills of New England towns such a..
Big Blue Express Not So Scary Ride Friday, October 27 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm South Burlington The Big Blue Express will be giving not so spooky train rides through the Wheeler public ga..
Richmond’s police chief remained hospitalized Saturday following a chase Friday involving burglary suspects, according to Vermont State Police. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Richmond Pol..
College men’s hockey Michigan 3, Vermont 2 College women's hockey St. Michael's 4, Post 1 College football Norwich 24, Maine Maritime 22 Middlebury 43, Bates 14  Dea..
Burlington painter embarks on plan to leave her work throughout the city, encouraging art lovers to find pieces scavenger-hunt style BRENT HALLENBECK/FREE PRESS Artist Katharine Mo..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -  If family and friends of the University of Vermont’s Stefanos Lekkas wanted to see the Catamounts’ sophomore goaltender in action Friday night, their desir..
2017-10-20
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Meteorologist at National Weather Service office in South Burlington says chronic staffing shortages have endangered their ability to do their jobs, especially if a big storm threa..
Richmond police Chief Alan Buck was in critical condition Friday night following a medical emergency during a car chase of two suspects earlier in the day. Buck suffered the emerge..
CVU field hockey fell behind 2-0 into the second half against Rice at home, but battled back, tying the score 2-2 in regulation and pulling out the winning goal in sudden death, 3-..
The referees warm up with a football during the high school football game between the Middlebury Tigers and the Burlington Seahorses at Buck Hard field last week.(Photo: BRIAN JENK..
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was won by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) based in Geneva, Switzerland. In the words of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, ICAN..
Kudos to Burlington public works The Burlington Department of Public Works began implementation on the first segment of the Bike Walk BTV Plan this summer. The O.N.E. Wiggle (Old N..
ACLU attorneys Jay Diaz and Jared Carter answer questions about a lawsuit they filed Friday morning, Oct. 20, 2017, in federal court to stop the city from disbanding homeless encam..
Will Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders run for re-election as a Democrat? Some Democratic National Committee members hope so. DNC member Bob Mulholland of California tried on Friday to g..
Chief Brandon del Pozo and ACLU lawyer Jay Diaz agree that the state needs more mental health and addiction treatment resources, but have divergent perspectives on when individuals..
Attorneys on both sides of the Vermont Supreme Court public records case involving government officials' use of personal email accounts discuss their views on June 7, 2017. APRIL M..
Attorneys on both sides of the Vermont Supreme Court public records case involving government officials' use of personal email accounts discuss their views on June 7, 2017. APRIL M..
CVU field hockey fell behind 2-0 into the second half against Rice at home, but battled back, tying the score 2-2 in regulation and pulling out the winning goal in sudden death, 3-..
Before Ella Bankert became the University of Vermont women's soccer team's instant-impact rookie, she was the championship-game hero for Kimball Union Academy in neighboring New Ha..
2017-10-19
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A memo with guidelines on staff reductions went out to superintendents, business managers and school board staff this month just before districts begin to get serious with 2019 bud..
After a test on several Ben & Jerry's flavors revealed trace amounts of glysophate, an herbicide, in the ice cream, protesters are calling for the company to go organic. ABBEY ..
In Vermont, one in 10 adults has asthma. When that “one” is you, it’s important – and possibly life-saving – to be your own Asthma Champion. Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease..
Target has announced plans to open its first store in Vermont at the University Mall in South Burlington, replacing the Bon-Ton store at the same location. Bon-Ton is closing its s..
People living in tents in a patch of public land off Sears Lane in Burlington thought they were being forced to leave Tuesday morning, Oct. 10, 2017. Instead, they learned that the..
How much do you know about this Vermont company? Here is a history of Burton, and snowboarding in general, that will provide some background. SOPHIA TRIGG/FREE PRESS Burton, Burlin..
Women’s college soccer Maryland-Baltimore County 1, Vermont 0 High school girls soccer Champlain Valley 3, Colchester 2 (2OT) Lake Region 2, Lyndon 1 (OT) Burr and Burton 1, B..
A group of about 30 neighbors came together Thursday evening in the small, triangular park at the corner of Hyde and North streets in the Old North End to share brownies and apple ..
Opinion: Raise smoking age to 21
Burlington Free Press
An initiative to raise Texas's smoking age from 18 to 21 may have bipartisan support in the state legislature, according to the Dallas Morning News. Matt Hoffman reports. Buzz60 Af..
The Equifax data breach is the largest data breach in our nation’s history. With 143 million Americans and 240,000 Vermonters at risk, I heard from many friends, neighbors and cons..
How can we measure the size of government?  Using dollars, it’s the level of taxes or the amount government spends. Another way is to focus on how many people government emplo..
COVENTRY - The largest landfill in Vermont is seeking to expand and New England Waste Services of Vermont wants to build a row of greenhouses powered by the landfill’s waste. ..
CABOT - A Vermont school board has voted to keep Cabot High School open and will ask citizens for a higher budget next year to add to the school’s lean staff. The Cabot School..
MONTPELIER - Independent private schools in Vermont say they have a new plan to accept more special education students. A new draft plan released by the Vermont Independent Sc..
If you are a woman who has recently had a mammogram, you may have received a letter from your radiologist recommending that your next mammogram be in one year. Or, if you have a My..
Movie director and former Burlington resident discusses the intent behind his film starring Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg and Luis Guzman. BRENT HALLENBECK/FREE PRESS Former Burli..
Former Republican state Sen. Norman McAllister, who was convicted of setting up a deal for which his tenant would exchange --- to pay bills, will avoid jail time. He was sentenced ..
The Place to Live, Work, and Shop
Burlington Free Press
City Place Burlington will offer many things to downtown: new housing, new offices, a larger new garage and new retail shops. Today we will tell you about the shopping that is curr..
University officials present a plan that calls for a new, on-campus home for the varsity basketball programs, an update of the space for varsity hockey and a revamp of the existing..
2017-10-18
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WAITSFIELD -- Nicholas Harmon, co-owner of Verilux "happy lights," credits 20 to 25 percent of his company's annual sales of $10 million to $15 million to Amazon.com.  He's no..
The Vermont International Film Festival marks its 32nd anniversary by screening nearly 60 films over a 10-day stretch that starts Friday in Burlington. Highlights of the festival i..
Gord Downie’s band, The Tragically Hip, always drew a strong following in Vermont. Following the death of Downie, the lead singer and songwriter described as a national treasure in..
The University of Vermont men's basketball team will get one more home game — and it's for a good cause. The Catamounts will play host to Boston University, a former America E..
What is the Vermont Public Records Act, anyway? What counts as a public record? Watch this short video as an introduction to state transparency laws. APRIL MCCULLUM/FREE PRESS MONT..
Vermont Fish & Wildlife and the Department of Health give us all a few tips on how to stay safe in the woods this summer in the face of a tick boom that brings with it the dang..
Women’s college soccer Lasell 5, Norwich 0 Men’s college soccer American International 2, St. Michael’s 1 Norwich 1, Mount Ida 1 College field hockey Bentley 4, St. Michael’s 2 Hig..
WOLCOTT - A woman was found dead following a house fire Tuesday in Wolcott on Tuesday afternoon, Vermont State Police Detective Sgt. Todd Ambroz said Wednesday.  Firefighters ..
Former Burlington cop Christopher Lopez says that Police Chief Brandon del Pozo and Chittenden County State's Attorney Sarah George smeared him in the press, preventing his efforts..
2017-10-17
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A jury found former lawmaker Norm McAllister guilty of arranging for a female employee to have --- with a friend for money to pay off her electric bill, but was acquitted of a proh..
Two drug addiction treatment leaders describe how Vermont’s rules for professional licensing have caused headaches for recruiting staff and discuss new rules on Oct. 16, 2017. APRI..
The condition is improving of a woman who survived a cleaver attack late last week in Burlington, according to Burlington police Lt. Mike Warren.  Warren said Monday that..
2017-10-16
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After ICE arrested three Migrant Justice organizers in Burlington, two are released on bail. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balca..
Video highlights and images from Saturday's high school football game between Mount Mansfield and Hartford in Jericho. The Hurricanes won 46-29. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREEPRESS High scho..
Allie Harris reflects about the one-year anniversary of the crash that killed 5 teenagers on I-89 in Williston. Harris, who was a witness to the crash, organized a fundraiser and i..
People living in tents in a patch of public land off Sears Lane in Burlington thought they were being forced to leave Tuesday morning, Oct. 10, 2017. Instead, they learned that the..
After months of secrecy, the city released the names of three finalists in the running to purchase Burlington Telecom. The announcement was made during a new conference at City Hal..
Aita Gurung, 34, of Burlington appears in Vermont Superior Court of Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, pleading not guilty to first-degree murder and attempted murder. Police say Gurung killed..
A batch of beef is being voluntarily recalled after investigators found that burgers served at a Bread & Butter Farm event in Shelburne were the probable source of tw..
FERRISBURGH - Vermont State Police say three people are facing animal cruelty charges after 28 animals were seized from a home in Ferrisburgh due to poor living conditions. Po..
A Burlington man accused of killing his wife and seriously injuring his mother-in-law by attacking them with a cleaver has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges..
A fatal cleaver attack in Burlington's Old North End has highlighted issues surrounding mental health as city officials struggle to balance resources and public safety. Chittenden ..
I had the opportunity to spend some time with visitors from Ohio last week. They were here to see and sample everything Vermont. By the time they were ready to leave, they had trie..
What is the Vermont Public Records Act, anyway? What counts as a public record? Watch this short video as an introduction to state transparency laws. APRIL MCCULLUM/FREE PRESS Verm..
When your child is among the 1 in 12 children in Vermont known to have asthma, the sound of silence during the day or night doesn’t just mean a moment of peace, it means you are an..
A Chittenden County state senator was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after Williston police say they found her vehicle off the road. Debbie Ingram,..
Word on the street: Vermont’s fall foliage is popping, but not as it has in previous years.  Record-breaking heat in late September, and persistent warmth since then, have thr..
Apple expert Jason Pappas, produce manager at City Market's downtown Burlington store, takes his expertise to a new level with a little test. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS ROCHESTER ..
A Vermont inmate housed out-of-state at a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facility has died, Vermont Department of Corrections announced Monday. Roger Brown, 68, was pronoun..
I wish to provide accurate information regarding the recent situation involving threatening language overheard from a telephone conversation on the University of Vermont campus. Gi..
Sportswriters Austin Danforth and Alex Abrami get you caught up on the latest in local sports, including high school power rankings and UVM hockey. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREE PRESS SCHEN..
2017-10-15
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Video highlights and images from Saturday's high school football game between Mount Mansfield and Hartford in Jericho. The Hurricanes won 46-29. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREEPRESS WEST HART..
SUNDAY’S SCORES College men’s hockey Vermont 3, Union 2 Women’s college soccer Hartford 1, Vermont 0 (2OT) College field hockey Vermont 1, New Hampshire 0 (2OT) Middlebury 7, Husso..
Birth Announcements
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The Burlington Free Press prints birth announcements of any child born in Vermont or to Vermont parents or grandparents. Birth announcements may be submitted in writing by the hosp..
The University of Vermont men's soccer team fell to conference rival Albany, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon at Virtue Field. Photos by Brian Jenkins/for the Free Press ALEX ABRAMI/Free..
2017-10-14
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Quinnipiac edges UVM hockey in OT
Burlington Free Press
Sports writers Alex Abrami and Austin Danforth break down the fall sports action — football, soccer and field hockey — as it hits the stretch run. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREEPRESS HAMDEN,..
Before his death in 1941, Barre sculptor Carlo Abate had prepared a plaster model for a monument to commemorate America’s first Boy Scout troop. William Foster Milne, a Scottish st..
Friday, October 20 | 9:00am – 4:00pm St. Johnsbury Join them for a week of free admission at Fairbanks Museum in honor of Vermont PBS' 50th Birthday. A coupon is required for free ..
College men’s hockey Vermont at Quinnipiac, 4 p.m. College women’s hockey Vermont at Quinnipiac, 7:30 p.m. College football Williams 27, Middlebury 26 Husson 49, Castleton 0 W..
The 8-year-old daughter of a Burlington woman police say was killed by her husband with a meat cleaver is staying with a grandfather, after the authorities obtained permission..
Sports writers Alex Abrami and Austin Danforth break down the fall sports action — football, soccer and field hockey — as it hits the stretch run. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREEPRESS College..