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Vermont State Police gets mental health programs director

Sep. 20, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont State Police has its first director of mental health programs to help coordinate and oversee the delivery of mental health services to people who come into contact with state police, officials said. Mourning Fox, who was deputy...

Vermont asked to extend emergency hotel housing for homeless

Sep. 20, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

Community providers are asking Vermont to extend emergency housing in hotels for some of the homeless population, including people with health issues, domestic violence survivors and pregnant women, as they say about 600 households are likely to lose the benefit this week. ...

Group preserves 629 acres of Vermont Appalachian Trail

Sep. 19, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A land conservation group says 629 acres of forest land along the Appalachian Trail through the town of Killington have been protected. The Conservation Fund made the announcement in late August that the land had been conserved in partnership...

Boch Center has on-site testing; Service for Vermont victims

Sep. 19, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

A look at pandemic-related developments around New England on Sunday: VERMONT A coalition of Vermont faith groups was holding a memorial service Sunday on the Statehouse lawn to honor Vermonters who have died of COVID-19. Vermont...

Vermont's chief trial judge to retire, replacement named

Sep. 19, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The chief of Vermont’s trial courts is retiring after 17 years as a judge, including seven as chief superior judge, the state Supreme Court has announced. Chief Judge Brian Grearson will retire Nov. 1. “Vermont’s...

Four new historic markers up in Vermont town of Montgomery

Sep. 19, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Vt. (AP) — Four new roadside markers have been installed to help tell the history of the northern Vermont town of Montgomery. Three markers have been placed near covered bridges in the community that is sometimes known as the “covered bridge capital of...

Hospital seeks approval of emergency department expansion

Sep. 18, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — The hospital in St. Albans is seeking approval to build a $7.5 million expansion of its emergency department. The Northwestern Medical Center has been considering an upgrade to its emergency department, which was built around 1989, since before...

Salem to require negative test for large Halloween events

Sep. 18, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

A look at pandemic-related developments around New England on Saturday: ___ MASSACHUSETTS The city that hosted the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago will require a negative COVID-19 test for people to attend some...

Open house, fly-in showcases new aviation museum in Lyndon

Sep. 18, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

LYNDON, Vt. (AP) — An open house and fly-in event is being held at the Caledonia County Airport in Lyndon on Saturday to showcase a refurberished building that will become the Vermont Aviation Museum and Flying School. The Experimental Aviation...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 28, Rogers Heritage 27 Baptist Prep 31, McCrory 24 Benton 40, LR Catholic 7 Booneville 35, Mena 6 Camden Fairview 60, Watson Chapel 24 Cedarville...