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EAST CHARLESTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of four legal marijuana plants that were stolen from behind a fence where they were being grown in the town of East Charleston.Owner Joshua Newcity is offering to give the plants to anyone who provides the tip that …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A perennial political candidate secured the Republican nomination to run for at least five offices, including the U.S. House, in a strategy to preserve all but one of the slots for other GOP prospects in the largely Democratic state.In Tuesday's primary, H. Brooke …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local):11:20 p.m.Former state Rep. Joe Radinovich has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a northeastern Minnesota swing district.Radinovich …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he'll face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige.In Tuesday's balloting, Welch defeated challengers Dan Freilich and Benjamin …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, ex-utility CEO, is 1st transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who angered base by supporting gun restrictions, wins nomination to run for 2nd term.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday called for the end of the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement as they gathered in Vermont for an annual …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive.Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state's …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.Christine Hallquist says that in the run-up to Tuesday's primary, people are finally beginning …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Some of the political leaders from the New England states and the premiers of the five eastern Canadian provinces will be meeting at a Vermont ski resort to talk about issues facing the region and the two countries while a bitter trade dispute simmers between …
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — After surviving refugee camps in Africa, Janine Ndagijimana settled in Vermont and began to dream of farming.When she considered what to plant, she thought back to her time in Tanzania and settled on the African eggplant, also called bitter ball or garden egg. It …
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a 22-year-old man who was struck by a motorcycle has suffered critical injuries.Authorities say 68-year-old Jean Louis Mondou, of Quebec, Canada, lost control of his motorcycle while making a sharp left turn around 12:40 p.m. Saturday in …
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will be the site of next month's annual meeting of the New England Governors and the Eastern Canadian premiers.Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will host the event, which is scheduled for Aug. 12-14, in Stowe.Regional trade and energy issues are expected to be among the …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Businesses in the forward-thinking town of Burlington, Vermont, have been exploiting a loophole in the state's recreational marijuana law by "gifting" pot with by charging just a delivery fee, but the state's attorney general said Monday that practice is still …
LONDONDERRY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a 5-year-old boy has died two days after his grandmother died while trying to save him from drowning.Authorities say Jaxon Lawrence was pronounced dead at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Sunday.Police say Jaxon fell off a toy flotation …
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has a reputation for producing GOP politicians more moderate than their national counterparts. But as President Donald Trump and the national Republican Party move to the right, tensions are rising between those who want the state party to follow suit and those …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont state board on Tuesday unanimously rejected a man's petition to change the name of Mount Ascutney to what he said was the original Abenaki name due to local and state opposition.Hartland resident Rob Hutchins said the name Ascutney was formed by settlers to …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Nurses at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.The strike of 1,800 nurses from the University of Vermont Medical Center ended at 7 a.m. Saturday after 48 hours.Hospital administrators brought in outside nurses during the strike and say …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont's largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients.Hundreds of nurses, many wearing red shirts, …

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