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Fresh on the heels of Raymond James Financial’s $150 million dollar settlement with Jay Peak Resort, owner Ariel Quiros has responded to related allegations. 

During the recent congressional recess, elected officials have faced angry crowds as their constituents questioned budget cuts and other priorities of the Trump Administration. Meanwhile, Vermont Rep. Peter Welch received a friendly, but concerned reception from constituents in East Montpelier.

A South Burlington High School student accused of making email and phone threats against the school last week is in jail and facing federal charges.

Angela Evancie / VPR file

Rain or shine, local scientists and supporters say they will be turning out in multiple locations in Vermont—and across the country— to speak up for science on Saturday.

The Vermont Senate passed a bill legalizing marijuana Friday in a 21-9 vote, but that doesn't mean the path is clear for legal marijuana in this state.

The State Board of Education is going to ask the Legislature to put money aside so the board can hire paid staff members to tackle an ever-growing list of education priorities.

A Hanover couple has reached a settlement with Dartmouth College after their groundwater was contaminated by a former hazardous waste site.

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Rep. Peter Welch met with leaders of social service nonprofits in the Upper Valley on Monday to talk about how President Trump's proposed budget would affect the area.

Howard Weiss-Tisman / VPR

Fadia Thabet, a student at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, was recently awarded an International Women of Courage Award from the U.S. State Department.

Republican Gov. Phil Scott made headlines when he signed a bill designed to limited Vermont's cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Still, some advocates in Vermont say the bill doesn't go far enough in preventing state agencies from helping out U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.

Almost without exception, efforts to legalize marijuana in the U.S. involve citizens of an area making the choice for their elected officials by way of constitutional referendum. Vermont’s constitution doesn’t allow for that kind of ballot initiative approach.

The town of Royalton has voted against merging with Bethel and Rochester school districts. This vote will halt several proposed school consolidations in the area.

A man who spent nearly three decades lobbying Vermont lawmakers has become the newest member of the Legislature.

The University of Vermont announced Tuesday the creation of a university-wide environmental institute.

Taylor Dobbs / VPR File

April showers bring hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated water into Lake Champlain, it turns out.

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The Public Service Board has approved the sale of 13 hydroelectric stations along the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers to a Boston-based investment firm. The board issued its decision Thursday.

South Burlington residents have voted down the school budget for a second time.

Angela Evancie / VPR file

Gov. Phil Scott says he thinks undocumented immigrants should be deported if they’re convicted of driving under the influence.

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged Vermont's "death with dignity" law that authorizes doctors to talk about end of life medication to terminally ill patients.

Senator Bernie Sanders says he strongly supports a decision by Democratic Senate leaders to filibuster, or indefinitely block, consideration of President Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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