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2017-06-22
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Gov. Phil Scott, Senate President Pro Tempore Tim Ashe and House Speaker Mitzi Johnson outlined an agreement on an education savings proposal in advance of the legislative veto ses..
St. Michael's Playhouse, Stowe Theatre Guild, Weston Playhouse and Dorset Theatre Festival get season's stage shows started. BRENT HALLENBECK/FREE PRESS This week’s theatrical prod..
The Me2/Orchestra formed in Burlington in 2011 with the goal of giving musicians with mental-health issues a venue to perform. That included the group’s conductor, who was diagnose..
Letting the Brooklyn Cyclones strike first, the Vermont Lake Monsters attempted to offer a response early in Wednesday night’s game at Centennial Field. But like the first rally, a..
2017-06-21
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President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate agreement represented an abdication of leadership and a triumph of ignorance over science. It also put in jeopardy ..
Newly elected Montana House Republican Greg Gianforte has agreed to donate $50,000 dollars to CPJ after 'body slamming'. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 There is r..
US President Donald Trump hails the increase in defense spending in the hotly-contested budget, which was approved until September after Republicans cut a deal with Democrats. The ..
Gov. Phil Scott, Senate President Pro Tempore Tim Ashe and House Speaker Mitzi Johnson outlined an agreement on an education savings proposal in advance of the legislative veto ses..
The Justice Department says resignation letters from U.S. attorneys ousted by the Trump administration are too private for the public to see. But the department made that determina..
Gov. Phil Scott said he's sending the marijuana legalization bill, S.22, back to lawmakers with suggestions. He says the bill doesn't do enough to protect children, among other con..
Ever wonder where those pollen counts come from? Meet Lynne Moon of Timber Lane Allergy & Asthma Associates in South Burlington and see how she figures out when to grab that bo..
Prizes, events, tips and more! Join the UVM Health Network for “ONE SMALL THING,” running June 5-25. Change the way you eat, move, and sleep for a chance to win. Join us at Ju..
Reporter April McCullum describes a new report that details cost overruns and schedule lags in Vermont construction projects. APRIL MCCULLUM/FREE PRESS When Vermont cut the ribbon ..
SOUTH BURLINGTON - The director of the Burlington International Airport stands with Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., in opposing an effort to privatize air traffic control backed by Presid..
Over a thousand gathered to give voice to their concerns about environmental protection in Montpelier, Vermont on Sat., April 29, 2017. NICOLE HIGGINS DeSMET/Free Press   Burl..
State and city officials hope to use President Trump's "historic mistake" of withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement to galvanize Vermont towns, organizations and businesses i..
Stowe gets new Catholic priest
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Roman Catholicism is the most prevalent religion in Vermont, with more than 1 in 6 people identifying themselves as members of the faith. ADAM SILVERMAN/FREE PRESS STOWE — Aft..
Earlier this month Black Lives Matter Vermont called for Milton Superintendent Ann Bradshaw's resignation. Now the outgoing athletic director indicates racial bias might be involve..
SHELBURNE - One of my co-workers the other day asked me if she should go to her first Bob Dylan concert Tuesday night at the Shelburne Museum. She said she had tickets but had hear..
The Green Mountain Comedy Festival held its eighth installment last July. The ninth won’t happen this year, organizers announced on the Vermont Comedy Club’s website. The festival ..
They signed the petition, but they didn’t know they'd signed on for legal proceedings, say three Burlington residents who found themselves part of a court challenge to the dow..
Only the year changed as Vermont crowned its latest high school decathlon champions on Tuesday. St. Johnsbury's Katherine Cowan rallied to defend her title and Bellows Falls' DJ Sn..
Lake Monsters split with Lowell
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Player-by-player introductions for the Vermont Lake Monsters ahead of opening day for the 2017 New York-Penn League season. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREE PRESS LOWELL, Mass. - The Vermont L..
2017-06-20
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MONTPELIER - A Montreal man was brought to the U.S. to face charges he smuggled handguns into Canada, including some that were hidden in the bathroom of a public library that ..
They signed the petition, but they didn’t know they'd signed on for legal proceedings, say three Burlington residents who found themselves part of a court challenge to the dow..
Earlier this month Black Lives Matter Vermont called for Milton Superintendent Ann Bradshaw's resignation. Now the outgoing athletic director indicates racial bias might be involve..
Listen to It's the Beer Talking episode 2.22 on June 20th for the full version of this interview with UFO, Northshire Brewery, Long Trail Brewing Company, Narragansett and Stone Br..
UVM Medical Center has lifted its restrictions on visiting hours in the interest of patients recovering more quickly and more completely DAN D'AMBROSIO/FREE PRESS The University of..
The Vermont Statehouse will hum with activity again Wednesday when lawmakers return to pick up high-profile bills that were rejected by Gov. Phil Scott. Scott vetoed three bil..
Player-by-player introductions for the Vermont Lake Monsters ahead of opening day for the 2017 New York-Penn League season. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREE PRESS The Vermont Lake Monsters are..
2017-06-19
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Burr and Burton Academy's Georgia Lord was named the Vermont high school girls soccer player of the year by Gatorade on Monday. The junior is the first from the Manchester program ..
In recent months, the number of people crossing illegally from the eastern U.S. to the Quebec region in Canada has surged and Canadian border officials have adjusted some patrols t..
Player-by-player introductions for the Vermont Lake Monsters ahead of opening day for the 2017 New York-Penn League season. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREE PRESS LOWELL, Mass. - The Vermont L..
This time of year farmers and their equipment are traveling on Vermont roads. That means slow speeds and some understanding is required. Believe me, farmers know they must stay as ..
When you buy or sell a home that has a well, be sure to put this near the top of your to-do list: Have the drinking water tested for contaminants. Why? As a home buyer, you’ll know..
In recent months, the number of people crossing illegally from the eastern U.S. to the Quebec region in Canada has surged and Canadian border officials have adjusted some patrols t..
Tom Fleury of the North End Food Pantry talks about the ongoing need for diapers and other donations in Burlington on Friday, June 16, 2017. GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS Native New Nor..
Ever wonder where those pollen counts come from? Meet Lynne Moon of Timber Lane Allergy & Asthma Associates in South Burlington and see how she figures out when to grab that bo..
2017-06-18
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Each week this summer, Sukha Yoga is hosting an outdoor class on Church Street. Any donations collected at the class are given to a different local nonprofit each week. On June 18,..
Rain and cold weather this year have slowed strawberry season's arrival, but Vermonters are snatching up the first sweet pickings, according to two local farmers. ELIZABETH MURRAY/..
2017-06-17
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Keep teachers’ bargaining rights Dear Gov. Scott: I am writing in regard to your recent veto of the Vermont state budget. In April you proposed to shift the negotiation of teacher’..
Gov. Phil Scott says Vermont can save millions if his plan to have a state-wide healthcare contract for teachers instead of district by district negotiations is passed. RYAN MERCER..
Gov. Phil Scott pitched a plan to create a statewide teacher health insurance negotiation. The Vermont-NEA teachers union says the plan is not worth considering. APRIL McCULLUM/FRE..
While she waits for a wheelchair, young Miley can learn the freedom of independent movement thanks to a 17-year-old student of robotics and engineering at Champlain Valley Union Hi..
The number of deaths on Vermont’s roads through the first quarter of 2017 is at the highest point in five years, records show. ADAM SILVERMAN/FREE PRESS Within 24 hours two Vermont..
Keurig Green Mountain laid off approximately 130 employees this week, according to corporate communications manager Katie Gilroy. Of those laid off, 40 were in Vermont and were pri..
Essex fire fighters discovered a trove of pot plants on Thursday night when they responded to a fire at a residence on Jericho Road, a statement by police said. Police investigator..
2017-06-16
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Fentanyl, which can be more than 40 times more potent than pure heroin, has prompted the Vermont State Police to create special labs to protect officers while testing possible drug..
At Yoga Vermont, students engage in a unique horse yoga practice designed to be equally beneficial to the horses and the humans. ABBEY GINGRAS/FREE PRESS CHARLOTTE — Kathy McN..
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders challenged President Donald Trump's proposed budget for next year, saying it slashes programs for needy Americans across the country, while giving ma..
To cut down on pollution in Lake Champlain and other Vermont waters, lawmakers are considering raising existing taxes and new taxes. http://bfpne.ws/2kFJvY5 AKI SOGA/FREE PRESS The..
While she waits for a wheelchair, young Miley can learn the freedom of independent movement thanks to a 17-year-old student of robotics and engineering at Champlain Valley Union Hi..
Ryan Miller makes kombucha from honey at Apis Honey Kombucha in New Haven. He spoke during his weekly delivery to Healthy Living in South Burlington on Thursday, June 15, 2017. GLE..
Time is running out for you to figure out how to honor Dad for Father’s Day this weekend. Does he like fishing? Yoga? Laughter? All of the above? If so, these five ideas might be o..
Two women who have lost loved ones to opioid overdoses discuss their experiences during a news conference commemorating Opioid Overdose Awareness Day at the Statehouse in Montpelie..
Keurig Green Mountain laid off approximately 130 employees this week, according to corporate communications manager Katie Gilroy. Of those laid off, 40 were in Vermont and were pri..
Fentanyl, which is about 40 times more potent than pure heroin, has prompted the Vermont State Police to create special labs to protect officers while testing possible drugs. RYAN ..
2017-06-15
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Gov. Phil Scott said he's sending the marijuana legalization bill, S.22, back to lawmakers with suggestions. He says the bill doesn't do enough to protect children, among other con..
DERBY LINE - For sale: a unique opportunity to live in two nations simultaneously — just don't exit the wrong door. An unusual house on the market in this remote cor..
Gov. Phil Scott announces a settlement with the financial firm Raymond James which will pay contractors and investors owed money in the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain EB-5 projects at..
Each spring, residents at Wake Robin in Shelburne take a vacation from their retirement, roll up their sleeves, and head out to the sugar house, where they gather sap, haul wood an..
According to a Ski Vermont report released June 15, 2017, visitor numbers during the 2016-17 ski season were up from the previous season due, in part, to higher snowfall. SOPHIA TR..
Both Danial Emmons and student Isaiah Hines were cross-examined before Judge Dennis Pearson on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Vermont Superior Court in Burlington. NICOLE HIGGINS DeS..
Hires and Promotions for June 14
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  The University of Vermont Medical Center has hired Brianna Boles as a full-time audiologist in the audiology department at the --- Allen Campus. Boles was formerly at the ..
Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison said she's never felt held back by her gender as a law enforcement officer in Vermont.  As one of two female police chiefs in the sta..
Illinois' general assembly voted unanimously to let driver's license applications double as voter registration applications. Video provided by Newsy Newslook U.S. Sen. Patrick Leah..
Some schools make students wash tables, wear special wristbands or even throw their food away if they've racked up debt on school food. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Recently th..
At least 8 million Baby Boomers are facing hunger in the USA and may be more vulnerable to food insecurity than their older peers, according to a report released Thursday from the ..
Steven Wright is a word guy, not a numbers guy. Every now and then, though, a number hits home, like when he was amazed to realize he had been performing comedy for 10 years. In tw..
Before taking the summer off, Vermont Stage holds its annual “Bake Off.” The sixth-annual show by the Burlington theater company features Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park.” The p..
In a hard-fought battle, the BFA St. Albans boys hockey team won the Vermont State Championship, defeating Spaulding 2-1 at UVM's Gutterson Arena on Thursday, March 9, 2017. RYAN M..
Middlebury battles Mt. Anthony for the D1 girls high school lacrosse state championship in Burlington on Monday, June 12, 2017. GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS The Byrne Cup enters its 25..
Seven-run fourth inning allows BBA to pull away for 18-8 win against Essex in the Division I high school baseball final on Saturday. AUSTIN DANFORTH/FREE PRESS The Twin State Baseb..
2017-06-14
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Gov. Phil Scott announces a settlement with the financial firm Raymond James which will pay contractors and investors owed money in the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain EB-5 projects at..
A South Burlington man admitted on Wednesday to bad behavior during an interaction with a high schooler that led to an accusation of stalking. "I acted inappropriately," Dania..
As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department: D-I GIRLS LACROSSE FINAL At University of Vermont No. 1 Middlebury 10, No. 2 Mount Anthony 8 D-II BASEBALL FINAL At Cent..
Prizes, events, tips and more! Join the UVM Health Network for “ONE SMALL THING,” running June 5-25. Change the way you eat, move, and sleep for a chance to win. Join us at Ju..
Utah Phillips' Vermont home, an 1800s caboose in North Ferrisburgh, will become part of an official archive and museum dedicated to the folksinger. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS NORTH FER..
Vermont has a lot to say for itself when it comes to building a sustainable future. The facts speak for themselves: we rank second in the nation for clean energy momentum, and are ..
To cut down on pollution in Lake Champlain and other Vermont waters, lawmakers are considering raising existing taxes and new taxes. http://bfpne.ws/2kFJvY5 AKI SOGA/FREE PRESS Pre..
South Burlington's Patrick O'Hara was named the Vermont high school boys soccer player of the year by Gatorade on Monday. O'Hara, a junior, is the fifth player from the South Burli..