As Vermont continues to see a growth in COVID cases over the past week, Governor Phil Scott Monday pleaded with Vermonters to exercise “personal responsibility” when it comes to protecting the most vulnerable.
The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy and a man who was arrested with her in New York have pleaded not guilty to witness tampering and child endangerment charges as authorities continue to search for the child.
As New York makes moves toward regulating recreational use of marijuana it is also taking steps to improve access to its medical marijuana program. Our Kelly O’Brien looks at changes for patients and why the medical marijuana community says it’s about time.
Biden and his Democratic Party are racing to seal agreement on the legislative package after laboring for months to bridge his once-sweeping $3.5 trillion vision preferred by progressives with a more limited focus that can win over party centrists.
New Hampshire’s health and human services commissioner asked a legislative fiscal committee to withdraw her requests for the acceptance of $27 million in federal COVID-19 vaccination funding that was rejected by the Executive Council.
Residents of a homeless encampment in Burlington’s South End will get an additional week to clear out following Monday night’s decision by the mayor to postpone Tuesday’s planned eviction. For some neighbors, the order to shut down the encampment is already long overdue.
Travelers in our area looking for more direct connections to the midwest are in luck. Burlington International Airport officials Tuesday announced new seasonal nonstop flights to Minneapolis starting next June.
The agency is preparing to OK getting a different brand of booster shot than the one a person initially received. The New York Times reported the FDA might note that getting the same vaccine as a booster is preferable, but it is not planning to recommend one shot over the other.
Surgeons attached the pig kidney to a pair of large blood vessels outside the body of a deceased recipient so they could observe it for two days. The kidney did what it was supposed to do — filter waste and produce urine — and didn’t trigger rejection.
The palace didn’t offer specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is “in good spirits,’’ and disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland for engagements Wednesday and Thursday.
Governor Phil Scott announced last week the appointment of new Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Chris Herrick, who will take over next month. Darren Perron spoke with Herrick about what he hopes to bring to the new job.