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Another Vermont town approves sale of recreational marijuana

Apr. 07, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — St. Johnsbury residents voted to approve the sale of recreational marijuana, after delaying the vote for a month to allow more people to be vaccinated against COVID-19. With the vote on Tuesday at the Town Meeting, St. Johnsbury joined more...

St. Johnsbury officials move toward armory renovation

Mar. 07, 2021 09:48 AM EST

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Officials in St. Johnsbury are proceeding toward renovating the 103-year-old armory on Main Street with potential plans to turn it into a police and dispatch center. Last month, the select board approved the town pursuing a $500,000 Community...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Mar. 05, 2021 14:29 PM EST

Boston Globe. March 4, 2021. Editorial: Winter is almost over. Almost. Positive signs abound in the state’s fight against the coronavirus. But it would be premature to let our guard down. America is entering a dangerous phase...

Vermont State Police trooper accused of domestic assault

Mar. 04, 2021 15:41 PM EST

BRADFORD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont State Police detective has been cited on suspicion of domestic assault. Nicholas Cianci, 25, of Bradford, is accused of physically assaulting and threatening a woman with whom he was in a relationship with multiple times at a Bradford...

Vermont trail group open to state help on rail-trail upkeep

Mar. 04, 2021 08:15 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The group that is overseeing the construction of the 93-mile Lamoille Valley Rail Trail across northern Vermont says it is open to the idea of having the state help pay to maintain the trail once it’s finished. Ken Brown, of the Vermont...

New addiction treatment center to open in St. Johnsbury

Feb. 21, 2021 10:33 AM EST

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A new addiction treatment center is opening in the town of St. Johnsbury next month. The Caledonian Record reports that SaVida Health, which has an office in Newport, will be opening its St. Johnsbury location March 2 in what used to be a...

Vermont has draft plan for upper Connecticut River watershed

Feb. 20, 2021 13:25 PM EST

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is preparing a new management plan for the lakes, ponds, streams and wetlands that make up the upper Connecticut River watershed in Essex and Caledonia counties. The 2021 draft Upper Connecticut River Tactical Basin plan is...