The state of Vermont raked in over $165 million in tax revenue last month, shattering expectations in the current coronavirus-battered economy. The windfall is in large part because the state economy is being propped up by billions in federal CARES Act relief.
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Republican Gov. Chris Sununu promotes himself as an experienced manager who is doing a good job tackling the coronavirus crisis, while Democratic challenger Dan Feltes says he’s been a true fighter for working families while Sununu’s loyalties lie with President Donald Trump.
Moose hunting was back in Vermont this year after not having a season in 2019. Our Ike Bendavid went to Essex County, where the state’s only hunt took place earlier this month, to learn about what wildlife managers are doing to protect the shrinking population.
If Democrats want to regain control of the United States Senate, they will most certainly have to retain the seats they already have. That includes the one currently held by New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Her opponent is a new face in Granite State politics.
One of the vaccines for COVID-19 will be tested in our region. The UVM Medical Center has been selected to participate in Astrazeneca's Phase 3 trial. Our Cat Viglienzoni has details on the trial and who can participate.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services says the Lamoille River was being treated on Tuesday with a pesticide to control sea lamprey that prey on native trout, landlocked Atlantic salmon and other species in Lake Champlain.
The pandemic has turned most parts of public school on its head this year by not only disrupting classes and athletics, but also drama programs. Kayla Martin reports efforts to keep the theater arts alive.
Cat Viglienzoni spoke with Elise Pecor, the general manager and partner at Vermont Pub and Brewery and also a member of the Vermont Brewers Association, about the state of the craft beer industry and trends for the fall.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers may have wanted to spend the campaign talking about health care, taxes and immigration. But like so many races this year, the coronavirus and President Donald Trump’s response to it has dominated their discussions.
New York’s public university system is requiring students to test negative for the coronavirus before they can leave for Thanksgiving break in hopes of preventing community spread as students fan across the country.
A COVID-19 cluster on a Vermont college campus is growing. Three more cases were reported Monday at St. Michael's College and dozens of people are now in quarantine. Our Ike Bendavid spoke with school officials and students.
New York is reinstating restrictions on visits to hospitals, nursing homes, prisons and other facilities in its coronavirus “red zones” as the state tries to reverse a slow but steady increase in the number of infections.