For the usual 19 reasons, a 2020 fundraiser will look different this year. There will be no “Wag It Forward” event at the Champlain Valley Expo. Pet lovers are encouraged to support animal rescue organizations by adding a dime when they buy pet food.
Pres. Trump says the 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum is needed to protect American jobs. Gov. Scott says the tariff will hurt the supply chain of aluminum products to Vermont businesses.
It’s been a dry summer and the phosphorus continues to pour into Franklin County’s Maquam Bay. Result - a bad odor that has summer residents upset.Read more
State places homeless families in Richford; now State Police want community’s help - St. Albans Messenger
The crime rate in the Franklin County border town of Richford - already affected by endemic drug abuse - rose after the State of Vermont located several homeless families there. Now the Vermont State Police are turning to the community for help.Read more
Little did the school police officer know that the student struggling and screaming profanities also had a disability.Read more
Now the Royal Swans on the Swanton village green will be kept company by another artifact recalling Swanton’s past - an Abenaki totem poll carved by a local man and his great-grandson.Read more
Frank Cioffi, St. Albans native and longtime leader in attracting industry to Vermont, has been named Chairman of the Board of the People’s Trust Co., one of Vermont’s largest banks.Read more
Black drivers are still pulled over and ticketed more often (proportionately) than non-black drivers, Vermont State Police say. The question is: why? And what can be done about it?Read more
State law says you can’t cut off electricity during the Covid emergency. However Enosburg Water & Light could cut off Robert Walker-Brazie’s power because he’d never been a customer to begin with.Read more
He’s sticking to the Sept. 8 script because working families need to know when and how their children will be educated, Gov. Phil Scott said.Read more