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Vermont Democratic Lt. Gov. Gray launches bid for US House

Dec. 06, 2021 11:22 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray announced Monday that she would seek the Democratic Party nomination to fill the U.S. House seat that will become vacant when U.S. Rep. Peter Welch runs for the U.S. Senate. Gray, 37, a Burlington lawyer who was born and raised on...

Burlington to vote on two bonds in special election

Dec. 05, 2021 10:59 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters in Burlington will be asked in a special election on Tuesday whether to approve two bond proposals that city officials say will reduce the pain of more expensive repairs and replacements later. The first ballot item, if passed, would allow...

Man charged with kidnapping after trying to enter Canada

Dec. 04, 2021 09:56 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Connecticut man who court documents say tried to enter Canada with a 16-year-old girl he allegedly abducted in their home state has been charged with kidnapping. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington on Friday says the...

Man indicted on charges he assaulted Border Patrol agent

Dec. 02, 2021 16:50 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is facing charges he assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the Vermont town of North Troy, federal prosecutors said. A grand jury on Thursday returned a three-count federal indictment alleging that the 30-year-old...

Police charge North Carolina teenager in fatal shooting

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in a North Carolina city police said. The Burlington Police Department said in a news release that officers responding to a call on the city's north side found Jaquan Lennel Boyd,...

Vermont's largest city approves mask mandate to fight COVID

Dec. 02, 2021 09:36 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington City Council has unanimously approved a mask mandate to help fight the spread of the coronavirus in Vermont’s largest city. The requirement that begins Friday includes masks in retail shops and theaters, regardless of vaccination...

Davis carries Vermont past Dartmouth 83-65

Dec. 01, 2021 23:28 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ryan Davis had 16 points to lead six Vermont players in double figures as the Catamounts topped Dartmouth 83-65 on Wednesday night. Ben Shungu and Finn Sullivan added 13 points apiece for the Catamounts (6-3). Isaiah Powell chipped in 11 points....

Vermont deputy medical examiner promoted to top job

Nov. 29, 2021 13:43 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s long-time deputy medical examiner has been promoted to the top job, the Department of Health said Monday. The appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Bundock to serve as Vermont’s chief medical examiner was announced by state Health...

Gas prices up again in northern New England despite trends

Nov. 29, 2021 09:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gas prices rose in parts of northern New England in the last week. Prices in Maine went up 0.7 cents per gallon over the past week, according to GasBuddy, which surveys stations. The price in the state was up to $3.45 per gallon, the organization...

Traffic delays expected on part of Main Street in Burlington

Nov. 27, 2021 09:23 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Traffic delays, reduced parking and lane-shifts are expected on a long stretch of Main Street in downtown Burlington next week. The city’s public works department said contractors will need to access manholes between Battery Street and South...