Until this year, the children who play in the field behind Reading Elementary School have been getting itchy—literally.
The playground borders a huge patch of poison ivy. But the weed has met its match.
Three goats are dining on it.
The goat project at tiny Reading Elementary grew from research conducted in Patricia Collins’s class of fifth-graders. There are only six students, but over the past year they filled a binder with information about how to solve the school’s poison ivy problem.
Ten-year old Kit Oney says recess could be hazardous.
Nearly 40-thousand runners and spectators will be in Burlington this Sunday for the annual KeyBank Vermont City Marathon. Security is tighter than in past years due to the bombing nearly six weeks ago at the Boston Marathon.
Days after the tragedy, race officials and the Burlington Police Department met to reassess security protocols for the Vermont City Marathon. Run Vermont Executive Director Peter Delaney says the plan is set by police, with information from race officials.
Fri 5/21/13 Noon & 7PM How can the Republican Party connect with mainstream America? Former Governor Jim Douglas talks with Bob Kinzel about the future of Vermont's GOP. We'll also hear from Pete Hirschfeld of the Vermont Press Bureau.
This week, Mary Williams talks with Morrisville artist Thea Alvin who creates arches from stone. Working at her craft for 30 years, she builds enormous arches and spirals--some weighing 12 tons--that look natural in their settings as though created by nature itself.
High school students who have autism now have more options than ever for enrolling in college and succeeding there. On the next Vermont Edition, we look at programs that provide social and academic support for college students on the autism spectrum.
A field of 524 individuals registered for the first KeyBank Vermont City Marathon in 1989 and 414 of them completed the 26.2-mile course. In the 23 subsequent races, the number of runners who have finished every marathon has shrunk to an elite group of five.
Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed into law a novel measure aimed at protecting companies from so-called patent trolling — the practice of making deceptive claims of patent infringement in the hopes of collecting licensing or settlement money.
The new law, believed to be the first in the nation, allows courts to consider if a claim is deceptive, specifies factors that can be considered as evidence, and provides for damages or relief to Vermont companies wrongly pressured into paying licensing fees or a settlement.