At farms across the state, the effect of the freeze ripples out past the edges of the frozen fruitlets into the lives of the workers and consumers who depend on them.
Author: Olivia Q. Pintair
Residents evacuated after Burlington shooting causes gas leak
Police say they responded to gunfire early Tuesday morning on Riverside Avenue in Burlington that damaged buildings and punctured a nearby gas line. Responding officers who evacuated residents say no one is believed to have been injured.
Washington County Sheriff’s deputy accused of leaving the scene of a car collision
According to Berlin police, an investigation identified George Hotchkiss as the driver of the Washington County Sheriff’s cruiser seen leaving the accident, which occurred in the parking lot of a Berlin Walmart.
Mini golf, massive topics: Feminist course opens as teaching tool in Middlebury
For many of its creators, the course’s kitschy aesthetic paired with the injustice it depicts created a game that feels — especially in the context of recent anti-transgender legislation and the overturning of Roe v. Wade — even more accurately and eerily “American” than regular mini golf.
Readsboro voters choose to keep the town’s school open
The election, conducted by Australian ballot, was scheduled after nearly 40 residents of the Bennington County town signed a petition calling for the school’s closure.
Freezing temperatures expected to sweep through Vermont
Officials say the low temperatures could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, and are urging farmers and backyard gardeners to take precautions.
Plex Arts Festival brings experimental art to Burlington’s Old North End
The idea for Plex was born from a desire among multiple Burlington artists for a radical space dedicated to building an arts community, according to a lead organizer of the event.
Wildlife officials work to combat rabies outbreak in Chittenden County
Since March 2022, 28 animals — including 19 raccoons, seven skunks and two bats — have tested positive for rabies in Chittenden County.
UVM Health Network and Vermont State University partner to support respiratory care in Vermont
In the wake of the pandemic, which left many Vermonters needing specialized respiratory care, the partnership’s goal is “to preserve and expand Vermont’s only pipeline for these crucial health care team members,” according to a press release.
2022 Vermont Book Award winners announced
"Every book I am lucky enough to make and share is an attempt to speak and listen to the world, to my life, and have it speak and listen to another person’s life,” Bianca Stone, the winner of the poetry award, said at the ceremony. “How we do this, in poetry, is its mysterious power."