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2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Gov. Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors' Association, will be the featured speaker Saturday night at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner.
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Vermont claimed the second-lowest unemployment rate in the nation in March with just 3.4 percent of the workforce without jobs.
A former state employee was charged Friday with embezzling more than $50,000 by using what Gov. Peter Shumlin called a "fairly sophisticated" scheme that involved setting up false claims against the state and then using the money that was to pay those claims for her own purposes.
A celebration was held this evening in the Cedar Creek Room at the Vermont Statehouse to honor Dick Valentinetti of Moretown who recently retired from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation as the longest serving state air director in the country.
The Vermont Department of Labor reports the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for March was 3.4 percent.
An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday.
A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.
While speculation builds around the sale of the sprawling IBM semiconductor plant here, a spokesman for the company considered a likely buyer downplayed the appearance of Burlington on its website listing available job opportunities.
A driver in Montgomery, Vt. became stuck in rising floodwaters late Tuesday afternoon, and was rescued in dramatic fashion.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says damage from recent flooding has been wide-ranging and warns that Lake Champlain is nearing flood stage.
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NEW YORK -- In what could be a big win for opponents of genetically modified organisms, Vermont is one step closer to signing into law legislation that would require food companies to label products that contain GMOs in the Green Mountain State.
Police say the Hartford Fire Department pulled his body from the water Wednesday afternoon.
The pond will get a new lining and a waterfall to keep it filled year-round. In addition to above-ground upgrades, the hot water, storm and sewer pipes will be replaced.
This is so crews can sweep the streets. Just look for the flashing lights to see if your neighborhood is getting spruced up.
As the rain fell in Duxbury this week, the problems quickly mounted. More than sixty culverts were damaged, or destroyed, by the sudden rush of water.