Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Every year in June, the Vermont Department of Health starts collecting mosquitoes at various locations around the state. The vials of mosquitoes then travel to Burlington where they're tested for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus.

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Most of the night crawers sold at bait shops are imported from Canada. However, your backyard has a plentiful supply of them. All it takes is a flashlight and a little stealth to catch your own.

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Vermont's solar boom is here, and it's only getting bigger. The state's push for renewable energy means more solar projects, of many different scales, coming down the line. And there's a lot left to work out, on many fronts.

Brennan Linsley / AP

If a Vermont State Senator and some advocacy groups in Windham County have their way, the phrase "Vermont Home Grown" could be a reference not just to food, but also to marijuana.

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Saturday will be the last day that people in Bristol can take their trash to the town landfill. The unlined dump is shutting down after nearly 100 years of operation. 

The town was losing money on the landfill as residents recycle more of their refuse.

A new rule implemented last year has caused a sharp upward spike in investment offerings in Vermont businesses, officials say. Another change instituted this month could present even more opportunities for local companies.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

A new national poll out Thursday shows Sen. Bernie Sanders gaining ground in his presidential campaign.

New England Dairy Promotion Board

The Vermont Agency Of Agriculture wants you to have breakfast on them with a local dairy farmer. The first Vermont Breakfast on the Farm will be held at Nea-Tocht Farm, in Ferrisburgh.

Taylor Dobbs / VPR

As the permitting process gets underway for the TDI-New England proposal for the New England Clean Power Link, another submarine transmission cable is in the planning stages, part of a rush of proposed projects to bring renewable energy to New England states working to change their energy portfolios.

Andy Loveridge / Wildlife Conservation Research Unit via AP

The killing of Cecil the lion by an American big game hunter in Zimbabwe has enraged many people on social media. It also raises questions about the legal protections and social norms around hunting and poaching wild animals.

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