Blanchard denies the police’s telling of events. He claims they exaggerated the incident, abused their authority and violated his rights under the Constitution.
The multi-million dollar projects are the latest to get attention because of their approach to financing — increasing the city’s sales tax from 7 percent to 8 percent via a local option tax on food, lodging and alcohol.
Vermont lawmakers are enjoying an end-of-year respite while preparing for the new legislative session. To get a sense of how 2018 election results might impact the 2019 legislative agenda, True North interviewed three senior state lawmakers for their views.
According to the nonprofit Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, its GEAR UP program has a proven record of increasing high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment rates.
Vermonters would rather roll up their sleeves than sit down and write a check as the best way to help local charities. Yet hard donations also are part of the Vermont way of generosity.
The Vermont Agricultural Quality Partnership’s watershed tour provided an insightful look at the coordinated team and strategic approaches underway to improve water quality.
Suicide rates throughout the U.S., and especially in Vermont, are on the rise. On average, one person dies of suicide every three days in the Green Mountain State.
A new survey conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub found that Vermont ranks 49th when it comes to best places to live for U.S. veterans.
Civil and immigrant rights groups announced they are suing the Homeland Security secretary, ICE agents and Vermont’s DMV commissioner over immigration enforcement practices in Vermont.
Several Senate races across Vermont garnered GOP attention in light of promising candidates, but in the end Democrats performed especially well on Election Day, shrinking the GOP presence even more at the Statehouse.
With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity.