Temporary receiver to oversee 3 Vermont senior care homes
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A court appointed a temporary receiver to oversee three senior care homes in Vermont following complaints about their business practices.
The homes — Allenwood at Pillsbury Manor in South Burlington, Homestead at Pillsbury in St. Albans and Pillsbury Manor South in ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Voters in Vermont’s capital city have approved seeking a charter change to allow non-U.S. citizens to vote in municipal elections.
The Barre-Montpelier Times Argus
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Voters in the city of Montpelier have approved a $10.5 million bond for a public parking garage downtown.
City Manager Bill Fraser tells the Barre-Montpelier
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Voters in Vermont’s capitol city will decide whether to approve bonds to pay for a public parking garage and upgrades to a wastewater treatment as well as whether non-US citizens should be able to vote in local elections.
The Times Argus
Cost of garage project highlighted ahead of Election Day
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Residents in Montpelier, Vermont, will determine if a proposed hotel and garage development project is too expensive for the city on Election Day.
The Times Argus
Art incubator hopes to inspire, provide support community
GREENSBORO, Vt. (AP) — If you live in Burlington, Montpelier, Rutland - or any of Vermont’s more urban communities - you’ve probably come across a makerspace or a coworking space. Now the trend is catching on in more rural communities as well, including the small Northeast Kingdom town of ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — In a story Oct. 26 about two rival candidates performing a duet, The Associated Press reported erroneously when one candidate emailed the other. It was two days before the debate, not two weeks.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Duet performed by rival ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Montpelier-based food cooperative has announced it is investing $100,000 in a fund that supports Vermont’s food producers.
The Times Argus
Officials test garage project site ahead of bond vote
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Voters will soon decide whether to approve a $10.5 million bond to pay for a garage as part of a planned hotel development in Vermont’s capital city.
The Times Argus
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont architect who created a mini-park in Montpelier has launched a campaign to save it.
The Times Argus reports Ward Joyce ...
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont education officials are one step closer to merging schools in the Washington Central Supervisory Union.
The Times Argus
Officials: Traffic study findings support garage project
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials behind a planned hotel and garage development in Vermont’s capital city say the project won’t lead to traffic issues.
The Times Argus
Vermont reports record number of voter registrations
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of people are registered to vote ahead of Vermont’s midterm elections.
WPTZ-TV reports there were more than ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A new type of bird is flocking to Vermont’s capital.
The Times Argus reports the Montpelier City Council approved a pilot ...
Hotel developers push for timely environmental review
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials behind a planned hotel and garage development in Vermont’s capital say they are pushing for a speedy environmental review before they sign a contract with Hilton Hotels.
The Times Argus
Vermont demonstrations targeted Kavanaugh nomination
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Many Vermonters are making it clear that they don’t support the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Demonstrations were held Saturday in Burlington and in Montpelier.
In Montpelier, crowds walked from City Hall to the State House lawn.
Vermont governor’s race heating up as it heads into October
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Heading into October, the Vermont governor’s race, which pits a former utility executive making her first bid for elected office against a popular Republican incumbent in a liberal state, is starting to heat up as both sides begin airing ads and holding debates and other ...
State officials say parts of Vermont are in grip of drought
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont environmental officials say portions of the state are in a drought similar to one two years ago.
The Agency of Natural Resources hosted a discussion Wednesday in Montpelier discussing the drought. The Times Argus
Natural resources secretary hosts community meeting
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to discuss the effects of drought in Vermont and other natural resource issues as part of her ongoing community series.
The meeting is on Tuesday starting at 4 p.m. in the Dewey ...
Activists protest plan to transport nuclear waste to Texas
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Environmental activists are campaigning against a bill that would establish mobile storage canisters for nuclear waste to be transported to southern states like Texas.
The group Citizens Awareness Network brought a mock radioactive waste cask to Montpelier Monday. ...
Ski touring center to remain closed for winter season
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A popular ski touring center in Vermont will not reopen for the winter season.
Burr Morse told the Times Argus Monday the Morse Farm Ski Touring Center in East ...
Police: Man tried to steal marijuana plants from dispensary
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who police say broke into a medical marijuana dispensary has been charged.
WCAX-TV reports 39-year-old Matthew Demar, of ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A medical marijuana conference that brought people from all over the country is wrapping up in Vermont.
About 300 people attended the Healing Power of Cannabis event over the weekend at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. It is drawing to a close on ...
Vermont Secretary of State discusses election security
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont secretary of state says the state has taken multiple steps to increase election security prior to the midterms in November.
Secretary of State Jim Condos was in Montpelier Wednesday evening to ensure residents that Vermont’s voter registration database ...
Interim superintendent announced for St. Johnsbury schools
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Officials have announced an interim superintendent for the St. Johnsbury School District.
The Caledonian Record
Scholars discussing legacy of Russian dissident Solzhenitsyn
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scholars from around the world are gathering in Vermont to discuss the writings and legacy of the late dissident author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who chronicled life in Soviet-era prison camps and spent 18 years in exile in the state before living out his days in his native ...
Black Lives Matter flag returns to Vermont school flagpole
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont high school has raised back up a Black Lives Matter flag for the beginning of the school year.
U-32 Middle and High School in East Montpelier planned to put the flag back up last week underneath the U.S. flag, but the death of Sen. John McCain led to ...
Grant will help buy electric buses for central Vermont
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A grant of almost $410,000 will be used to buy electric buses that will be used by Green Mountain Transit in the Montpelier area.
The Vermont Agency of Transportation received the grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to buy the vehicles.
The Low or ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials have approved giving the capital city Tax Incremental Finance district status, which will likely help fund a planned $17 million hotel and garage development.
The Times Argus
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say an 84-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a truck.
WCAX-TV reports Bernard Corliss was hospitalized ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The chance to apply for one of 18 new apartment buildings on Montpelier’s Main Street begins this weekend.
A yearlong renovation of the 1875 Federal-style French Block building will create 18 studio and one-bedroom apartments. The Times Argus
ACLU of Vermont asks towns to repeal anti-panhandling laws
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont is urging several communities across the state to repeal anti-panhandling ordinances.
The Vermont ACLU sent a letter this week asking Rutland Town, Barre City, Montpelier, Bennington, Brattleboro ...
WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont cities are considering whether to allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections to have a say in how city tax money is spent and who represents them on their city councils.
The city council in Winooski, one of the more diverse communities in Vermont, ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials in Montpelier are considering a partnership to help build a $10 million parking garage.
The Times Argus reports the Bashara family recently approached the city with ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont transportation officials will close highway ramps in Montpelier during overnight hours this week.
The Times Argus reports Interstate 89 Exit 8 ramps will be closed. ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s 14 hospitals will be presenting their proposed budgets to regulators in public hearings starting this coming week.
The Green Mountain Care Board is doing its yearly review of the spending plans.
The board will hold hearings this week and next in ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Representatives from multiple school districts in Vermont have presented arguments to the State Board of Education against the state’s district merger plan.
About a third of the state’s school districts are seeking alternatives to the mergers as required under Act ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on Vermont’s primary election. (all times local):
Republican Gov. Phil Scott is thanking those Republicans who he says have stuck with him “through thick and thin” after winning his party’s primary despite a backlash from his base over gun ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor is fending off a primary challenge Tuesday from the owner of a produce store while Democrats are choosing among a transgender woman trying to make history, a 14-year-old and two others to be their gubernatorial candidate for ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials have broken ground on a Montpelier distillery that represents a fast-growing part of Vermont’s economy.
Caledonia Spirits celebrated groundbreaking of the new 26,000-square-foot facility Thursday with a cocktail party attended by city officials, ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s capital city is trying a natural way to get rid of poison ivy — grazing goats.
On Wednesday, three goats munched on the plants along the small city’s bike path behind the high school and near a river.
The goats graze on the poison ivy, causing stress ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A distillery in Montpelier, Vermont, will celebrate its groundbreaking on a new 26,000-square foot facility with a cocktail party.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott, representatives from Vermont’s congressional delegation and city officials will be on hand to celebrate the ...
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A bridge in East Montpelier will be closed part of this week and next week while work continues to replace it.
The Route 14 bridge at the intersection of Route 2 is expected to be closed Wednesday through Friday and four days next week.
The Barre ...
At 100, Women for a Change founder shows no signs of slowing
WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — “It’s in our blood to protest,” Jane Curtis said. “It seems all I do is march.”
One million people joined in the Women’s March on Washington in January 2017, the day after President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, and those who stayed in Vermont marched on Montpelier, ...
Prosecutors upgrade murder charge in capital killing case
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has upgraded murder charges in the case of a man who is accused of shooting a man to death in Montpelier last year.
Thirty-one-year-old Jayveon Caballero was initially charged with second-degree murder in the death of Markus Austin. ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott highlighted an uptick in Vermont’s workforce on Wednesday, good news for the state, which has struggled to find enough people to fill jobs being offered.
At an event outside the Department of Labor headquarters in Montpelier, Scott said ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Montpelier, Vermont, officials say they will begin work this week on a long-awaited transit center.
After nearly two decades of planning, work on the $12.5 million Taylor Street project — funded by federal, state and local money — will take a year to complete. The ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A winter homeless shelter that offers 20 beds at a church in Vermont’s capital city is being funded for a second year.
Officials say the pilot project at the Bethany Church in Montpelier was a successful start to the expansion of services by The Good Samaritan Haven ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s capital city has been selected to host a major regional arts conference.
Montpelier Alive announced Wednesday that the New England Foundation for the Arts would hold its biannual Creative Communities Exchange on June 6 and 7, 2019. The Times Argus