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Late goals hurt Man City, boost Liverpool in Premier League

Apr. 10, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

One stoppage-time goal slowed Manchester City's march to the Premier League title. Another ignited Liverpool's push for the Champions League qualification positions. A day of dramatic finishes in England's top flight began with City losing 2-1 to...

New Hampshire governor gets vaccine, gives thumbs-up

Apr. 10, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu received his COVID-19 vaccine Saturday at the state's mass vaccination site at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. The Republican, driving an orange convertible, got the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in his left arm. ...

Deadline extended for comments about groundwater plan

Apr. 10, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has again extended the public comment period on the reclassification of groundwater as non-potable in parts of Bennington and Shaftsbury because of PFAS pollution. The deadline to submit...

Vermont's spring turkey hunting season opens May 1

Apr. 10, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's spring turkey hunting season is approaching. This year, the youth and novice turkey hunting weekend is April 24 and 25, followed by the regular season from May 1 to May 31. To hunt during the youth and novice...

The Latest: US 7th Fleet: 14,000 personnel fully vaccinated

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

PHILIPPINE SEA — The U.S. 7th Fleet that operates throughout the Indo-Pacific says more than 14,000 of its service members have received their full doses of the coronavirus vaccine, which it began administering on January 5. “We are in a pandemic and our principle...

Vermont Senate approves 'reproductive liberty' amendment

Apr. 09, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

The Vermont Senate gave its final approval Friday to a proposal to amend the state constitution to protect a woman’s right to an abortion and other reproductive services. The proposal, a declaration of the “right to personal reproductive liberty,” will now be sent...

Vermont to get $71 m for summer, after-school programs

Apr. 09, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

Vermont plans to expand options for summer programs for kids using federal COVID-19 relief funding following a tough school year amid the pandemic, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday. A top priority is making the programs affordable and accessible, officials said. ...

Burlington School District reducing school resource officers

Apr. 09, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington School District is reducing its number of law enforcement officers, known as school resource officers, from two to one. The school board approved changes this week to eliminate one position and to no longer have the remaining...

Farmer finds car wedged in his truck, 2 people dead inside

Apr. 09, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The driver of a large farm vehicle in Vermont arrived at his field to find a car wedged in the frame and the two occupants dead inside, police say. The driver of the farm vehicle, a truck equipped to spread fertilizer, told Bennington police he...

Inn drops proposal for off-road driving school at ski area

Apr. 08, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

SOUTH POMFRET, Vt. (AP) — The Woodstock Inn and Resort has dropped a proposal for an off-road driving school at the Suicide Six ski area after outcry from Pomfret residents. Town residents voiced anger and concern during a heated Pomfret Planning Committee meeting this...