Chittenden County’s six incumbent senators have occupied the Vermont Senate for a combined 45 years, but a group of energized voters plans to send at least three of them packing and replace them with fresh faces.
For the second time in 12 months, pot smokers in the Green Mountain State watched their dreams of legally possessing and growing marijuana go down in flames.
The trip, which will not include opportunities to meet with dissidents, comes after President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced the restoration of diplomatic relations in 2014.
Controversial statements uttered last week by Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates offer undecided voters a last-minute opportunity to get off the fence and vote with confidence Tuesday.
Businessmen behind Jay Peak and Q Burke ski resorts have been charged with fraud for alleged misuse of more than $200 million in investor money raised through the federal EB-5 program.
Bruce Parker Vermont Watchdog MANCHESTER, Vt. — Following last week’s gun control discussions at the Democratic presidential debate, an anti-gun group in Vermont is holding secretive meetings to advance gun violence themes despite data showing the Green Mountain State is the safest in the nation. According to an email sent out Wednesday from Ann Braden, president of Gun Sense Vermont, the gun…
By Bruce Parker | Vermont Watchdog Gun rights advocates in Vermont were ready to let a Senate-approved bill restricting guns for the mentally ill slide. That is, until the Democratic vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee made a surprise gun grab on Tuesday. As S.141 moved through committee this week, gun-rights advocates and gun-control sympathizers appeared to have a truce over restricting some mentally…
Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Wednesday he has called off his plans for single-payer health care in Vermont for 2015, saying “now is not the right time.”
For Vermonters trapped in a vicious circle of heroin abuse and recovery, Suboxone is a wonder drug that promises freedom from addiction. But pharmacists on the front lines of Vermont’s war on opioids say the state’s embrace of buprenorphine is setting people up for a lifetime of drug dependency.