Latest Vermont News

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Nov. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EST

Whether you had a gold medal hanging from your neck, were just learning how to stand on a snowboard, or were one of those flustered skiers wondering where all the kids in the baggy pants were coming from, you knew the name “Burton.” Jake Burton Carpenter, the man who changed the game on the mountain...

Foreign ski-area investors sue US over residency petitions

Nov. 20, 2019 5:24 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who invested in northern Vermont ski area developments that are now linked to a fraud case are suing the federal government for failing to act on their petitions for U.S. residency. The 74 investors bankrolled $500,000 each in projects at Jay Peak and Burke Mountain...

Diakite, No. 7 Virginia hold off Vermont, 61-55

Nov. 19, 2019 10:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite and No. 7 Virginia found themselves in a nail-biter, and with Anthony Lamb putting on an offensive show in the second half, Diakite took it upon himself to try to slow down the Vermont star. Diakite also scored 19 points of his own and the Cavaliers overcame...

Sanders stars with Biden, Warren absent at California forum

Nov. 16, 2019 10:50 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders was greeted with booming cheers at a gathering of California Democrats Saturday, underscoring his popularity with the party’s liberal base as he looks to capture the biggest prize in the presidential primary season next year. The decisions by Joe Biden and...

Lamb jumper makes Vermont 4-0 with 70-68 win at St. John’s

Nov. 16, 2019 6:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Lamb drilled a jumper between two defenders with two seconds left to lift Vermont to a 70-68 win over St. John’s in a battle of previously unbeaten teams in a campus site first-round game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Saturday afternoon. Vermont now is 4-0 for the...

Grant carries Bryant over Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67

Nov. 15, 2019 11:06 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Adam Grant had 21 points as Bryant romped past Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67 on Friday night. Hall Elisias had 13 points and nine rebounds for Bryant (3-2). Benson Lin added 13 points. Charles Pride had 13 points. It was the first time this season Bryant scored at least 100 points....

Lamb’s double-double helps lift Vermont past Boston U

Nov. 13, 2019 9:56 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and Vermont beat Boston University 62-47 on Wednesday night. It was Lamb’s second double-double in three games. Vermont (3-0) led 30-27 at intermission and extended the margin to 40-31 on Robin Duncan’s...

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Deep South

Nov. 13, 2019 5:34 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather breaking records from Mississippi to Maine. Cold temperatures that stretched to the Gulf Coast followed a snowstorm that the National Weather Service said contributed to...

Alterra plans to buy Sugarbush

Nov. 13, 2019 3:02 PM EST

WARREN, Vt. (AP) — Alterra Mountain Company in Denver says it has entered an agreement to buy Sugarbush Resort in Vermont. The purchase would increase Alterra Mountain’s total year-round mountain destinations to 15 in six states and three Canadian provinces. Alterra’s chief executive officer...

'That's crazy': Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Nov. 10, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Even Jürgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday...