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VTF&W offers ice safety tips
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

VTF&W offers ice safety tips

The recent arrival of cold temperature has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary. “We are urging all outdoor enthusiasts—people going ice fishing, cross-country…

News Briefs
December 14, 2016

Police offer tips for safe, sober holiday driving

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and celebrations.  For too many, though, it is also a time of tragedy due to drunk driving. In 2016 so far, 63 people have lost their lives in 55 fatal crashes on Vermont roadways. Impairment by alcohol, drugs,…

News Briefs
November 30, 2016

Experts explain the why, how and psychology of fraud

Tips to heed to stay safe

By Karen D. Lorentz

“Computers are commodity items. They are inexpensive and it’s easy to use them to commit cyber fraud,” noted Elliott Greenblott, Vermont’s AARP Fraud Coordinator and Volunteer at a recent presentation in Rutland.

What makes cyber…