In hopes of addressing the state’s digital divide, the Vermont Community Broadband Board has announced a series of at least ten virtual and in-person listening sessions to hear from Vermonters about their experiences accessing broadband in the state.
Author: Olivia Q. Pintair
1 killed, 1 injured in a shooting in Leicester
Police found the two victims by the road while responding to a 911 call around 10 p.m. reporting a disturbance near Route 7.
Hard frost threatens crops and the farmworkers who tend them across Vermont
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.
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.