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Lisa RathkeAssociated PressMONTPELIER — More than two dozen protesters on Monday showed support for two immigrant dairy farmers arrested after marching to a Ben & Jerry's factory to call for better pay and living conditions on farms that … more
MONTPELIER — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social … more
BURLINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders urged graduates at Champlain Valley Union High School on Friday not to walk away from the serious problems facing the country and the world.The independent senator and former presidential candidate gave … more
Montpelier and Roxbury voters will decide Tuesday whether to combine their school districts, a merger that proponents say will improve educational programming and reduce property tax rates. Montpelier residents also will vote on a tax initiative … more
Gov. Phil Scott signed into law a bill Wednesday to establish a state code of ethics and a commission that will receive complaints and direct them to proper authorities but which lacks the power to investigate or penalize.He said nationally and in … more
The chief of staff for the Senate's top Democrat is disputing information that Gov. Phil Scott's office has put out in support of Scott's proposed teacher health care plan.Peter Sterling, the chief of staff for Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe, … more
An anesthesiologist and hospital administrator from Massachusetts will serve as the next president and chief executive officer of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system.Dr. Joanne Conroy, who currently runs the … more
The Vermont Department of Corrections says 269 Vermont inmates have been moved from a private prison in Michigan to a Pennsylvania state-run facility near Harrisburg.All 269 prisoners were in the custody of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections … more
BURLINGTON — Figures from the University of Vermont Medical Center show the doctors it employs are prescribing fewer opiates than they were a year ago.A record number of Vermonters died from opiate overdoses last year, and experts say … more
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Erendira Wallenda, the aerialist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda, successfully hung by her teeth from a helicopter over Niagara Falls on Thursday, pulling off the stunt five years to the day her husband walked a tight rope … more
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