The onetime hurricane drifted over the southern half of the state Monday, bringing a few inches of rain and, for those who remember 2011’s Tropical Storm Irene, relief.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the southern and central counties of Addison, Bennington, Orange, Rutland, Windham and Windsor.
‘Irene was just the appetizer for the main course that’s yet to come if we don’t buckle down and start making changes,’ says one state leader.
Declining population is leading such top 20 municipalities as Barre, Bennington, Rutland, Springfield and St. Johnsbury to gain elbow room — and lose political muscle.
Two months after lifting a yearlong facemask rule, the town selectboard — learning of recent “substantial” local transmission of the virus — has voted to become one of the first Vermont communities to again call for face coverings inside public spaces.
The nonprofit Ethiopian Community Development Council, which helps people from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, wants to add Brattleboro to its list of more than a dozen U.S. relocation sites.
Rutland writer Peggy Shinn is racing about Tokyo as a reporter for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s website, TeamUSA.org.
Montgomery runner Elle Purrier St. Pierre, Burlington rugby player Ilona Maher and a Vermont Academy graduate, rower Brooke Mooney, are representing the United States in Tokyo.
Norma Hardy’s appointment comes after law enforcement in the politically progressive town was ranked among “the worst” in the state for disproportionately stopping and searching people of color.
Daily trains to and from New York City and Washington, D.C., resumed Monday with sold-out railcars and trackside celebrations statewide.