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Vermont City Marathon taking place after pandemic delay

Oct. 23, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont City Marathon will be held Sunday after being delayed because of the pandemic. This year's race in Burlington, which usually happens on Memorial Day, will only be a half-marathon, the Burlington Free Press reported. ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans 35, Colchester 14 Brattleboro 27, Rice Memorial 6 Burlington/South Burlington 38, Mount Mansfield Union 0 Essex 28, Champlain Valley Union 14 ...

New policies to prevent hate speech at sports games

Oct. 22, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Principals' Association has announced new policies to prevent hate speech during sports games after several reported incidents of racist and sexist comments at recent high school games. At a Winooski-Enosburg boys soccer game last...

Man pleads not guilty in wife's shooting death in Vermont

Oct. 20, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A 41-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife while the two were visiting Vermont for their first wedding anniversary. Joseph Ferlazzo told detectives he shot and killed his...

Airline to offer nonstop flights to Minneapolis

Oct. 20, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An airline is coming to the Burlington International Airport offering seasonal nonstop flights to Minneapolis starting next June. Airport officials made the announcement about Sun Country Airlines, based in Minneapolis, on Tuesday. ...

Husband admits killing 22-year-old missing woman, police say

Oct. 19, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — The husband of a 22-year-old woman who was reported missing told police Tuesday he killed his wife in a small bus they had converted into a living and traveling space. Vermont State Police said in a late-night news release that Joseph Ferlazzo, 41,...

Burlington Police chief says recruiting goal will take years

Oct. 19, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — It will be several years before the Burlington Police Department can reach its goal of having 87 officers on the force, the acting police chief said Tuesday. Acting Chief Jon Murad made the comments by email after the Burlington City Council voted...

Burlington homeless site gets another week until closure

Oct. 19, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The city of Burlington is giving residents of a homeless encampment another week to stay there before it will closed, said Mayor Miro Weinberger. The extra time will give social workers more time to help the residents of the Sears Lane encampment...

Protesters demand extension of homeless encampment closure

Oct. 18, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Protesters are demanding an extension of the timeline for closing a homeless encampment in Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger said last week that the city is closing the encampment in the south end because of what he called serious criminal...

U of Vermont has biggest incoming class in its history

Oct. 17, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The incoming class of 2025 at the University of Vermont is the largest and academically best-prepared undergraduate group in the school’s 230-year history, the school says. UVM says more first-year students also hail from other regions of the...