Helvi Abatiell Furlan was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after being injured in a structure fire, according to the Vermont State Police. Two children, aged 11 and 17, along with a dog, were uninjured.
Author: Kate O'Farrell
Suspect arrested in Rutland City homicide case
State police said 18-year-old Trayvon Kisling of Staten Island, New York, was taken into custody Wednesday at a Brandon gas station. He faces charges of first-degree murder, aggravated domestic assault and obstruction of justice in the November shooting.
Winter storm expected to bring heavy snowfall and possible utility outages to southern Vermont
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 8 p.m. Monday through 8 a.m. Wednesday for the southern portion of the state. A winter weather advisory is in effect for many central towns.
Federal snow geese hunt will allow Vermonters to bag up to 15 birds a day
The Vermont snow goose hunting season runs from March 11 through April 23, coinciding with the birds’ migration toward the St. Lawrence River Valley.
Covid levels remain ‘low’ in Vermont as the state stops reporting PCR testing data
Bennington and Rutland counties were the only ones that reported “medium” Covid community levels. This is the fifth week in a row Bennington has reported “medium” levels.
Scott requests federal aid for Vermont’s recovery from Winter Storm Elliott
Scott asked for a major disaster declaration, which allows utilities to be reimbursed for up to 75% of costs for restoration and repair work needed because of the storm.
Flynn Center to host free panel discussion on public safety and policing
“Many Vermonters are asking questions about effective methods and programs that address how best to work with municipalities and police departments to make our communities safe, supportive, and welcoming to all.”
Vermont’s congressional delegation urges top US postal officials to address statewide mail delays
Issues with mail delays and understaffing have been especially prevalent in Chittenden and Windham Counties. The town of Hinesburg has experienced a backlog of over 1,000 packages, according to letters from the delegation.
At public meeting on proposed wake boat regulations, many call for stricter limits
A proposed rule drafted by the state Department of Environmental Conservation would require that wake sports take place at least 500 feet from shore and on bodies of water that have an area of at least 50 acres and are 20 feet deep.
Public meeting to discuss proposed wake boat rules for Vermont lakes set for Wednesday
Under the state’s proposal, wake boats would have to stay 500 feet from shore while engaging in watersports, and could be used only on ponds and lakes that are at least 50 acres in size and at least 20 feet deep.