Sherriff outlines plan to build $23M detention center
11/25/2015 10:17 AM EST - BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Bellows Falls have outlined a plan to build a $23 million detention center. Full Story

Fire destroys barn, 2 buildings in Vermont
11/25/2015 10:17 AM EST - NORTH CLARENDON, VT. >> About 50 firefighters helped contain a fire that destroyed three buildings in Vermont. Full Story

Service to resume after Amtrak Vermont train hit tree
11/25/2015 10:14 AM EST - WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT. >> Officials say an Amtrak Vermonter train struck a fallen tree on the tracks, causing some passengers to be rerouted on buses to Springfield, Massachusetts. Full Story

State probing Manchester propane leak
11/25/2015 07:29 AM EST - MANCHESTER — Two state agencies are probing the Nov. Full Story

Public weighs in on Vermont budget priorities
11/24/2015 09:13 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> Service providers and beneficiaries of Vermont mental health programs, services for the elderly and others went on the Internet Monday to tell state officials that the state must spend more to help those in need. Full Story

Burlington completes $9M waterfront park improvements
11/24/2015 08:01 AM EST - BURLINGTON, VT. >> Officials say $9 million improvements on a waterfront park in Vermont have been completed. Full Story

St. Johnsbury police warn about phony tax calls
11/24/2015 07:59 AM EST - ST. JOHNSBURY, VT. >> Police in St. Johnsbury say a number of residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service who demands money to settle unpaid or disputed tax bills. Full Story

Scientists: Fungus causes snake ailment, but reason elusive
11/23/2015 09:19 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> A fungus has been identified as the cause of a mysterious ailment that has been infecting some snake species in the eastern United States, threatening some isolated snake populations such as the timber rattlesnakes found in western Vermont. Full Story

School supervisory unions pursue accelerated mergers
11/24/2015 07:09 AM EST - MONTPELIER — Eleven school supervisory unions are pursuing accelerated mergers, far more than education officials expected since passage of a new law that encourages school district consolidation, Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe told a legislative committee Wednesday. Full Story

Public hearings Monday on state budget
11/23/2015 07:04 AM EST - MONTPELIER, VT. >> The Shumlin administration is taking comments from the public on the state budget through Internet-based seminars called webinars. Full Story

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Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?