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Friday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans 20, Burlington/South Burlington 14 Fair Haven Union 56, Bellows Falls Union 0 Middlebury Union 15, Hartford 7 Rice Memorial 34, Colchester 7 ...

Bakery workers must receive delayed payments, judge rules

Sep. 21, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Employees of the Koffee Kup Bakery in Vermont must be paid in full for the vacation time they earned before their employer suddenly shut down in April, a judge has ruled. In the spring, 440 employees of Koffee Kup, and an additional 100 at its...

NC musician explores history behind a centuries-old ballad

Sep. 20, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — With a street name and a few local attractions in Randolph County in common, Naomi Wise is likely a familiar name to local residents. Associated with a centuries-old ballad that serves as a sad and cautionary tale about her life in Randleman, a...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans 17, Middlebury Union 7 Brattleboro 34, North Country Union 0 Essex 28, Mount Mansfield Union 0 Hartford 28, Burlington/South Burlington 14 ...

Vermont to spend $25M to help clean up industrial sites

Sep. 17, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is going to spend $25 million in state funds to help redevelop old industrial sites in the state. Historically, the costs of cleaning up former industrial sites that may be contaminated from previous industrial or commercial activities,...

Burlington seeks to increase oversight of homeless camp

Sep. 17, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest city wants to increase oversight of a homeless encampment on city property, including hiring managers to oversee it. On Wednesday, the city released a draft request for proposals to have oversight and management of the Sears...

Catholic orphanage's ex-residents ask church to fund therapy

Sep. 16, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Some of the residents of a long-closed Vermont orphanage want the Catholic Church to pay for therapy as they continue to recover from what they described as abuse at the hands of the nuns and priests who were supposed to care for them. The...

Lockdown lifted at 2 schools, possible threat investigated

Sep. 16, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The middle and high schools in South Burlington, Vermont, had been on lockdown for part of Thursday afternoon after the school administration received word that some students were being threatened by other students claiming to be armed, the superintendent said. ...

Vermont says record 1-day COVID-19 cases could be IT glitch

Sep. 16, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Health said Thursday the new, single-day record of new COVID-19 cases reported by the state, 314, may be the result of an information technology glitch. In a statement, the health department said one of its vendors had a...

Burlington mayor in no hurry to pick new airport director

Sep. 16, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington mayor says he is in no hurry to hire a new director for the Burlington International Airport. MyChamplainValley.com reports Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger told the city Airport Commission he has confidence in Deputy Director Nic...