It was Boston-born Ben Franklin who first used the term “battery” to describe an electric storage device. Now, nearly three centuries later, Massachusetts is hoping to jump-start the development of new kinds of batteries to power the future.
Governor-elect Phil Scott says it's critical for Vermont to take steps to rebuild its transportation infrastructure. But Scott says he'll oppose efforts to raise the state gas tax to provide new revenue for this initiative.
At its meeting next week, the Mount Holly Select Board will consider an ordinance allowing all terrain vehicles to use some town roads. It's an issue that's been discussed in the past, and some residents are wondering why it's back on the agenda.
FairPoint Communications is being sold. Consolidated Communications, based in Matoon, Illinois, is planning pay about $1.5 billion for the company that provides landline and internet service in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
A judge’s ruling in a lawsuit against the organization responsible for a creating a digital medical records system could help safeguard the state’s intellectual property, according to a lawyer who worked on the case.
Vermonters have a new way of reaching help when they are having a mental health crisis: the Crisis Text Line . People can text the initials "VT" to the number 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will respond within 5 minutes.
The Vermont Agency of Transportation is starting its second phase of On-Road Bicycle Planning. During the first phase VTrans held statewide public meetings using the Vermont Interactive Television Network. But that technology is now a thing of the past. Starting with the first Phase Two meeting Thursday night, VTrans will live stream using Go To Meeting software.