In Vermont, hunters are typically exempt from animal cruelty charges. The law does not apply to “activities regulated by the Department of Fish and Wildlife,” which include hunting, trapping and fishing.
Damage that took place from July 18 through July 21 will now qualify for some forms of federal aid.
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Bergh will replace interim president Mike Smith at the helm of the newly merged public university on Nov. 1. He is expected to serve for about a year and a half.
Thomas Hynes, 65, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint in the first degree.
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Legal scholars around the country — and in Vermont — have argued that the 14th Amendment bars Trump from holding the presidency again. Secretary of State Sarah Copeland Hanzas says she does not have the power to take action.
The Green Mountain Care Board said its reductions to hospitals’ proposed charge hikes for 2024 should limit the increase in costs to commercial insurers next year to 4.1%.
A decision by the Vermont Supreme Court upholds a 2019 law removing the statute of limitations for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to file a lawsuit seeking damages against the person or organization responsible.
After a 12-hour, overnight bargaining session ended early Thursday morning, the union representing support staff at the University of Vermont Medical Center celebrated the agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the union.
“I think it will drastically affect many families’ lives this winter,” said Miri Mahar, a Bolton resident who has been using the privately owned skate park with her daughter Scout since it opened almost five years ago.
A judge heard more arguments Thursday in the criminal case against Sheriff John Grismore, including lengthy questioning of the man Grismore kicked last summer.
The ruling dismisses an eight-count indictment, including a charge of attempted murder, against Vito Caselnova stemming from a Nov. 20, 2022 shooting in Saratoga Springs. The prosecutor says she intends to continue to pursue the case and present it to a new grand jury.
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I believe the majority of Vermonters will support the end to cruelty. Please, legislators, let us show you.
The tradition of domination over wildlife, who are merely viewed as lifeless “resources” for the “harvesting,” is no longer viable or acceptable to many.
While Americans face yet another uncertain autumn, some right-wing Republicans appear intent on making what may be a bad situation exponentially worse.
There are those who want to grow Vermont, and build more housing, and those who want to halt all housing for good and leave it that way.
State officials said the problem, which arose because a point-of-sale database did not have the new billing codes for the new vaccines, should be fixed by Friday.
The 10-year contract is for securely manufactured semiconductors to be used in the nation’s most sensitive applications, according to a press release from GlobalFoundries.
Londonderry debates rules on short-term rentals and takes a broader look at methods to prevent young people and workers from being priced out of their own community.