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Inmates complain of conditions amid lockdown at Maine jail

Oct. 09, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

Coronavirus developments around New England: ___ MAINE Inmates at a Maine jail that has imposed a near-total lockdown because of a coronavirus outbreak and staffing shortages say the conditions are taking a toll on their mental...

$3.6M in tax credits goes to downtown, village projects

Oct. 01, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — More than $3.6 million in tax incentives is going to 28 projects in designated downtowns and village centers around Vermont, Gov. Phil Scott announced. The awards announced on Thursday are expected to help spur over $83 million in building and...

Sheriff's deputy accused of soliciting sex, nude photos

Sep. 28, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy has been accused of soliciting sex and nude photos from women in exchange for money prosecutors say they used to buy drugs. Stephen Bunnell, who was chief deputy of the Caledonia County Sheriff’s Department, called...

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 ...

St. Johnsbury approves $5.4 million bond to renovate armory

Sep. 15, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Voters in St. Johnsbury have approved a proposal to borrow $5.4 million to turn a long-shuttered armory into the community’s new public safety building. Voters approved the proposal Tuesday by a vote of 255-170. The...

St. Johnsbury votes on $5.4 million bond to renovate armory

Sep. 14, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Voters in St. Johnsbury are deciding Tuesday whether to authorize town officials to borrow $5.4 million to turn an old armory into the community's new public safety building. The polls are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the St. Johnsbury...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 10, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bellows Falls Union 45, Mount Anthony Union 14 Essex 46, Colchester 25 Fair Haven Union 39, North Country Union 14 Hartford 20, Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans 6 Lyndon...

Another section opens on 93-mile Vermont rail trail

Sep. 07, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Another section of trail is open on what will became a 93-mile (149.6 kilometers) recreation trail that will cross Vermont between Swanton and St. Johnsbury. On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott announced that a 6.3 mile (10.1 kilometers) segment of the...

Sanders holds Vermont town meetings on budget proposal

Sep. 04, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding five town meetings around the state over the long Labor Day weekend to talk about the $3.5 trillion federal budget proposal. “If passed, this bill will be the most consequential piece of legislation for working people, the...

Some St. Johnsbury residents question armory redevelopment

Aug. 29, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Voters in St. Johnsbury will be asked next month whether to approve the borrowing of $5.4 million to renovate the long-shuttered St. Johnsbury Armory into a new police station and dispatch center. The total cost of the project is estimated to...