ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire on the streets of Saratoga Springs early Sunday morning left at least three people wounded, including an off-duty sheriff’s deputy from Vermont who was shot multiple times by police.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Police are investigating whether an upstate New York man is linked to cold case killings in New York after he was recently charged with the 1989 stabbing deaths of his in-laws in Vermont.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Colorado man who prosecutors say abducted and killed a Vermont man as part of a murder for hire conspiracy pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to a new charge.
Jerry Banks, 35, appeared by video conference Tuesday in Vermont U.S.
Vermont dispensaries are set to begin selling marijuana for recreational use, though only three will be ready to do so on opening weekend.
FLORA Cannabis in Middlebury, Mountain Girl Cannabis in Rutland and CeresMED in Burlington will all open on Saturday.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A federal court judge on Tuesday denied a request for pretrial release for one of the men charged in connection with the alleged 2018 abduction and killing of a Vermont man as part of a dispute over a failed oil deal.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general’s office has reached a settlement with the operator of four residential care homes in the Rutland area over allegations it failed to properly train staff and adequately document and monitor the delivery of services.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) _ Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $17.8 million.
The Rutland, Vermont-based company said it had net income of 34 cents per share.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The death of a man in the city of Rutland last week has been preliminarily ruled a homicide, police said Monday.
The man has been identified as Sincere Johnson, 46, of New York, police said.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) —
___This stThe long-awaited return of passenger rail service to Vermont's largest city for the first time in nearly 70 years is set for July 29, state transportation officials announced Thursday.
SALISBURY, N.H. (AP) — Two people who allegedly fled the scene of a crash and then broke into a post office in New Hampshire are persons of interest in a homicide investigation in Vermont, police said Wednesday.
RUTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Rutland Police Department is investigating a suspicious death in an apartment building, officials said Sunday.
The investigation began early Sunday but police declined to disclose further details about the death.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont refugee resettlement organization has proposed bringing more than 300 refugees to the city of Rutland in the next three years.
Amila Merdzanovic, the Vermont director of the U.S.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate will remain in custody, after his bail hearing was postponed for at least two months.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A 28-year-old man who was rescued from a raft off the coast of New England in 2016 after his boat sank pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he killed his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man found floating on a raft off the coast of New England in 2016 after his boat sank was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family's estate.
CLARENDON, Vt. (AP) — No one was hurt when a small plane crashed at the Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport in Clarendon on Saturday, Vermont State Police said.
The pilot, who is from Philadelphia and was the only occupant, told police that he failed to lower the landing gear and the aircraft landed on its belly, authorities said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Half of Vermont’s 14 counties have been rated as having high community levels of COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rankings are based on a handful of factors including new hospital admissions for COVID-19, recent case counts, and the community’s overall hospital capacity.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) _ Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rutland, Vermont-based company said it had net income of 8 cents.
Vermont Transportation Agency officials are warning about people walking along the newly refurbished railroad line between Burlington and Rutland where Amtrak trains are conducting full-speed test runs.
The Vermont town of Pawlet is moving to foreclose on a property with an unpermitted firing range whose owner has not paid a fine of more than $52,000 that is accruing interest daily.
In a Monday filing in Vermont Superior Court in Rutland, the town asked for the judgment against Daniel Banyai, the owner of Slate Ridge Vermont, after the Vermont Supreme Court ruled in January that the fine imposed by a lower court last year was correct.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Montreal man was sentenced Wednesday to just over five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle 1,500 kilos (3,300 pounds) of cocaine from Peru to Vermont and then to Canada.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — At least 25 communities have approved Town Meeting Day measures allowing retail marijuana sales within their borders as Vermont's first retail businesses are expected to open in the fall.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Rutland this week welcomed its first Afghan refugees who fled their country after U.S. military troops withdrew last year, according to a refugee resettlement organization.
“As of this week we have one family and eight single individuals,” Amila Merdzanovic, the Vermont director of the U.S.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) _ Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rutland, Vermont-based company said it had net income of 18 cents.
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two parents are accused of leaving a 2-year-old in a car when temperatures were below freezing while they skied at a Vermont resort where they also worked.
Killington police received a report of a child left alone in a car on Feb.
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A 150-year-old church has been purchased in Rutland with a clause preventing the building from being torn down, according to the reverend of the First Baptist Church.
The sale to an unnamed buyer earned the congregation $20,000 to help find a new home, with some of the building's contents selling at auction for even more, said the Rev.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Rutland City School Commissioners have voted to reinstate the high school nickname the Raiders after retiring it in late 2020 along with the arrowhead logo, deeming it offensive and hurtful to indigenous people.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is urging snowmobilers to be careful when riding Vermont’s trails this winter.
Green Mountain National Forest officials are advising snowmobilers to exercise caution when operating on the National Forest, and all lands, in the state.
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Champlain Valley Union 50, Burr & Burton Academy 17
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A food assistance program that was started during the pandemic to help Vermont residents, restaurants and farmers has been extended through April 1, providing an additional three months of meals.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The public is again invited to cut down a Christmas tree from Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest.
A required $5 permit can be purchased online or at Green Mountain National Forest offices in Manchester and Rochester.