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Dave DeVarney

A Rhode Island man will complete his goal of running through all of Vermont's 251 towns this weekend in Winooski.

VPR Newscast for 11/09/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Nov 9, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/09/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

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The Public Utility Commission has opened an investigation into blasting that was conducted at the Deerfield Wind project.

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An outdoor clothing company based in White River Junction has laid off a dozen employees, and more changes could be coming.

VPR Newscast for 11/8/2017 at 6:05 p.m.

Nov 8, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/8/2017 at 6:05 p.m.

VPR Newscast for 11/8/2017 At 12:20 p.m.

Nov 8, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/8/2017 At 12:20 p.m.

UVM researchers will be studying the impacts of blue-green algae blooms on St. Albans Bay and the reactions in the community.
Sally McCay / UVM

Researchers at the University of Vermont have received a $598,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to study the effects of cyanobacteria, otherwise known as blue-green algae. It will also take into account the human reaction to those blooms.

VPR Newscast for 11/08/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Nov 8, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/08/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Voters have rejected two of the three Act 46 school district consolidation plans up for consideration Tuesday.

VPR Newscast for 11/7/2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Nov 7, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/7/2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Robert De Cormier was a composer, musician and arranger of choral music and worked with groups such as Peter, Paul and Mary and Harry Belafonte. He lived in Vermont for decades and passed away Tuesday.
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Robert De Cormier, a composer, musician and prolific arranger of choral music, passed away Tuesday at the age of 95.

A 21-year-old Vermont inmate is facing assault charges after he allegedly kicked a correctional officer who was intervening during a suicide attempt.

Striking workers have reached an agreement with Fairbanks Scales in St. Johnsbury and will return to work.

VPR Newscast for 11/7/2017 at 12:10 p.m.

Nov 7, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/7/2017 at 12:10 p.m.

The Boston Bruins got a few early goals and built a 4-1 lead by the third period, then survived a shaky final frame to hold on for a 5-3 win against the Minnesota Wild in Boston last night.

A giant, miles-long tunnel is about to be drilled hundreds of feet beneath Connecticut’s capital. This subterranean project will take years, cost hundreds of millions of dollars, and the hope is, result in cleaner water for the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound.

The Northeast has more than 200,000 dams and culverts, what U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Cathy Bozek described as "barriers to water flow." She said many of the dams no longer serve their original purpose, and many of the culverts need work. 

One Year On: Trump's 2016 Victory Speech, Annotated

Nov 7, 2017
President Donald Trump speaks, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint news conference at the Akasaka Palace, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. A year ago, Trump won the 2016 presidential election.
Kiyoshi Ota / AP

NPR reporters across the newsroom have annotated President Donald Trump's election night remarks, providing context and analysis to his policy promises and noting who among the people he thanked are still in the inner circle a year later.

VPR Newscast for 11/07/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Nov 7, 2017

VPR Newscast for 11/07/2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Residents attending the City Council meeting in support of Keep BT Local. The council was unable to pick a buy for BT and instead asked the two finalist to pursue forming a joint venture.
Liam Elder-Connors / VPR

After deadlocking twice on the vote to select a buyer for Burlington Telecom, the City Council approved a resolution asking the two finalists to consider forming a joint venture.

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