Tag Archives: statewide

Local News
July 26, 2017

Bikers aim to create statewide trail network

ROCHESTER— The Rochester/Randolph Area Sports Trail Alliance (RASTA) and Green Mountain Trails (GMT) are partnering up on an initiative to connect their respective networks, according to a news release last week. The project, which recently won the support of a grant from Vermont Huts Association,…

State News
June 21, 2017

Report provides snapshot of statewide homelessness

By Evan Johnson 

On a single night in January this year, 1,225 Vermonters were found to be literally homeless. The 2017 Point-in-Time Count Report, released Thursday, June 15, the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness and the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance, showed an overall increase in…

State News
June 21, 2017

Report rates statewide efforts to feed kids

A report released June 13 by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) confirms that Vermont continues to be a national leader in the fight to end childhood hunger, especially during the summer months when free school meals are not available. With outreach and assistance…

May 18, 2017

Statewide teachers’ health plan a rare opportunity

Dear Editor,

The time to act is now. The Legislature faces a rare opportunity to make Vermont more affordable for all.

The Affordable Care Act requires renegotiations of all teacher health insurance plans before Jan. 1, 2018. This provision allows the state to save money…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Police arrest 65 in statewide warrant sweep

Last week, Vermont State Police arrested 65 individuals as part of a coordinated statewide arrest warrant sweep. All of these individuals have pending criminal charges in Superior Court (felonies and misdemeanors) and failed to uphold their court obligations, which resulted in warrants being issued for…

Free hunting seminars held statewide
August 10, 2016

Free hunting seminars held statewide

Signup deadlines start Wednesday, Aug. 17. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will be holding a series of free seminars to teach people more about hunting. The seminars will cover a variety of hunting techniques and species and will give participants the opportunity to try a…

  • Open Farm Week celebrates origins of great food
  • Open Farm Week celebrates origins of great food

Open Farm Week celebrates origins of great food

Courtesy of NOFA Vermont

This curious cow gets a closer look, just as folks  can do with local farms during Open Farm Week, Aug. 3-9.

Aug. 3-9—STATEWIDE—The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) announces the first Open Farm Week, scheduled…