Apr 17, 2014 — BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Vermont's largest hospital wants to construct a new building that would contain 128 private patient rooms.
The Burlington Development Review Board looked at plans for the 160,000-square foot building that would be located above the entrance to Fletcher Allen Health Care's emergency department and a parking lot.
The new building would replace two floors in a separate building that dates to 1961. Go to full article
Apr 17, 2014 — During his day job, Andy Toy is a salesman. But he's has always been a doodler, an amateur artist. He just never thought he'd make any money at it.
A few years ago, Andy was working an overnight shift at a hotel in Williston, Vermont. There was an empty chalkboard -- which Andy filled with intricate drawings, usually detailing the weather forecast and events around town.
His drawings caught people's attention, and now Andy creates chalkboard art for several Burlington-area businesses, including Hotel Vermont and the Burlington Beer Company. Go to full article
Apr 16, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Heavy rains and melting snow and ice have pushed rivers toward or above flood stage in northern New England.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for most counties in Vermont. Emergency management officials say a number of state and local roads are closed due to high water and more are expected to close as rivers crest. Go to full article
Apr 09, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont House is bucking the wishes of Gov. Peter Shumlin by calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting in... Go to full article
Apr 07, 2014 — LEICESTER, Vt. (AP) A man who allegedly entered his neighbor's home and shot him in the head before wounding a pair of Vermont state troopers has been charged with four... Go to full article
Apr 04, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont House has voted to increase school property taxes after rejecting an amendment to scrap the state's current school funding system. ... Go to full article