Latest White River Junction News

Icy conditions in New England lead to crashes, road closures

Dec. 25, 2021 15:05 PM EST

Christmas was white in some parts of New England, but it was also icy, with crashes reported and some roads closed around the region. Winter weather advisories were issued across New England, with freezing rain and sleet in the forecast on Saturday. The National Weather Service said...

Vermont's unemployment rate remained at 2.8% in October

Nov. 19, 2021 11:16 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate remained at 2.8% in October, unchanged from the previous month, the state Labor Department said Friday. The national unemployment rate for October was 4.6%, a drop of ten-tenths of a percentage point from September. ...

Vermont to utilize unused mental health beds at VA hospital

Oct. 27, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is going to be utilizing unused mental health beds at the White River Junction veterans hospital to help alleviate strain in the state mental health system, the state announced Wednesday. The agreement with the Department of...

Vermont unemployment rate drops slightly to 2.9%

Oct. 22, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percentage point to 2.9% in September, the state Labor Department said Friday. The national rate last month was 4.8%, a drop of four-tenths of a percentage point August. ...