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Mazzulla scores 23 to lift Vermont past Maine 88-60

Jan. 17, 2021 4:52 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Justin Mazzulla had a career-high 23 points as Vermont rolled past Maine 88-60 on Sunday. Ryan Davis had 17 points for Vermont (7-3, 7-3 America East Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Isaiah Powell added 15 points. Ben Shungu had 10 points. Precious Okoh had 15...

Davis scores 15 to lift Vermont past Maine 65-30

Jan. 16, 2021 6:19 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ryan Davis scored 15 points, Vermont held Maine to a season-low score in a 65-30 win on Saturday. Stef Smith added 14 points for Vermont (6-3, 6-3 America East Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Robin Duncan added nine rebounds and nine assists. All 15 Wildcats saw...

Lake Champlain Chocolates issues recall over foreign objects

Jan. 16, 2021 3:56 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont chocolate company is recalling some of milk chocolate products because of possible foreign objects. Lake Champlain Chocolates announced Friday the voluntary recall of a number of products distributed through retailers and distributors in all 50 states, and in the...

A person takes a photo with their phone during a major snowstorm in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.   (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wind, rain, heavy snow batter New England, eastern Canada

Jan. 16, 2021 3:36 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A storm lashed parts of New England and eastern Canada on Saturday with heavy rain, snow and wind, leading to power outages and slick roads. About 15,000 homes and businesses were without electricity at the height of the storm in Vermont, the hardest-hit U.S. state, and thousands of...

Vermont Air National Guard heads to Florida for training

Jan. 16, 2021 8:46 AM EST

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About 150 members of the Vermont Air National Guard are headed to Florida for a training exercise that is part of a plan to make them ready to fly F-35 fighter jets in combat. The two-week training event will verify weapon system performance, determine reliability, evaluate...

U of Vermont erects tents to help 'de-densify' campus

Jan. 13, 2021 2:23 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont is hoping to give students more room to study when they return to campus for the spring session. The Burlington school has erected two large tents at different locations that can be used, as UVM spokesperson Enrique Corredera puts it, for...

Police: Single source of drugs likely in 2 fatalities

Jan. 13, 2021 8:54 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington police say they believe a single source of drugs is responsible for two overdoses that led to the deaths of two women in the Vermont city. Emergency crews were called Tuesday to a location that houses a transition program for women under the supervision of the Department...

1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Mendon

Jan. 12, 2021 4:18 PM EST

MENDON, Vt. (AP) — A Maryland man has died and two others were injured after a head-on crash in Mendon, Vermont State Police said. Thomas Savransky, 23, of North Potomac, Maryland, was driving on Route 4 Monday evening when he crossed the center line near and hit an oncoming pickup truck, police said....

Burlington High School's interim principal resigns

Jan. 11, 2021 3:52 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The interim high school principal in Vermont's largest city has resigned and a national search will be launched to find a permanent principal, Burlington School District officials say. Noel Green resigned from the Burlington High School post on Friday. Superintendent Tom Flanagan...

2 dead in apartment building fire in Burlington

Jan. 9, 2021 12:31 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two people died in an early morning fire Saturday in Burlington that also left one firefighter with minor injuries, authorities said. Firefighters arrived at the scene of the blaze at a six-unit apartment building after 5 a.m., officials said. There was heavy fire on the second...