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How Vermont schools are preparing students for the eclipse
The Great American Eclipse is right around the corner, and schools are getting totally excited for the big day.
Vermonter competes in Jeopardy! tournament quarterfinals this Wednesday
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, a Vermonter will return to the Jeopardy! stage to compete in the veteran game show's "most prestigious" event: The Tournament of Champions. Jake DeArruda, of Ludlow, a delivery routing assistant who has already won three games on Jeopardy!, is one of 27 decorated champions who will vie for the tournament's $250,000 grand prize and the chance to play in the game show's upcoming masters event.
Video: Riding the weather rollercoaster this week (2-25-24)
Brace for a weather rollercoaster this week! Expect a light snow dusting turning to rain showers, then a dramatic warm-up with highs in the 50s. A potent storm system looms, promising gusty winds, near-record warmth, widespread rain, and rising rivers. Stay tuned for the area's most accurate forecast updates.
Devon Green: Post-hospital patients need a place to heal
Devon Green, VP of Government Relations, VAHHS A huge thank you to the House Health Care and House Human Services Committees and their chairs, Rep. Lori Houghton and Rep. Theresa Wood, for holding a joint hearing last week on the systemwide impact of patients who cannot get to the appropriate level of care due to a fragile post-acute and long term care system.
Update: Vermont State Police Seek Help Locating Runaway Teen in Waterbury Located
WATERBURY, VT – The Vermont State Police have issued a call for public assistance in locating 16-year-old Jadhyn Walls, a runaway juvenile reported missing since the afternoon of February 23, 2024. According to the report, Jadhyn did not return home from school on Friday, prompting concerns for her safety.
This is Our Home: Roxbury
ROXBURY, Vt. — NBC5 Anchor Sarahbeth Ackerman takes us to Roxbury, Vermont, in this week's This is Our Home. If you have a suggestion for a future segment, email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your voice heard.
Seasonal whiplash takes a toll on Northern New York and Vermont dairy farmers
It’s been a relatively mild winter this year, the impacts of which are reaching across our region. As farmers continue to recover from the historic July floods, dairy farmers said the fluctuating temperatures aren’t making it any easier. Dale Tetreault, a generational dairy farmer from Northern New York,...
Vt. students to testify in support of state mushroom
WESTMINSTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Students are preparing to testify in Montpelier about why they think Vermont should have a designated state mushroom. Students at the Compass School in Westminster and the Windham Elementary School are proposing the Hericium Americanum, as the official state mushroom. The bear’s head tooth, as it...
Vermont Lottery Powerball, Pick 4, Pick 3, Megabucks, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Gimme 5 winning numbers for Sunday, February 25, 2024
The Vermont Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Sunday, February 25, 2024 winning numbers for each game:. Mon, Feb 26, 2024, 10:59 pm Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
Bill aims to better support Vermont college students coming from homelessness or foster care
Homelessness rates in Vermont continue to skyrocket. Photo courtesy The Administration for Children and Families. by Holly Sullivan, Community News Service As Vermont grapples with rising homelessness rates and a choked housing market, some House lawmakers are training their focus on easing a particularly hard transition for people facing so much uncertainty already: young people without homes or leaving foster care who want to go to college.
Vermont's Flexible Pathways Tool: A Guide for Early College Students in Our Community
The article discusses how the Vermont Flexible Pathways Tool can help determine if the Flexible Pathway is the right choice for early college students. It offers questions to guide this decision-making process. The document doesn't provide a complete list of considerations. Instead, it's a starting point for more discussions. The aim is to help find the best educational path for early college students.Visit here for more details.
Where to Get Your Scale Tested and Licensed this Spring
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets The Weights & Measures Section of the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets will be hosting multiple scale inspection events around the state for anyone who uses a scale at farmers’ markets or farm stands to sell produce or other commodities. The testing and licensing of these scales is required by law.
Vermonters hold candlelight vigil to commemorate two years since Russian invaded Ukraine
Saturday, a group of Vermonters held a candlelight vigil in Burlington to honor Ukraine’s resistance against Russia.
Video: Chilly Saturday, big warmup ahead (02-24-24)
Brace for a chilly Saturday in the North Country with subzero wind chills, but don't pack away your lighter jackets just yet! A significant warmup is on the horizon, bringing temperatures back to the 30s by Sunday. Expect a mix of rain and snow before a midweek system shakes things up.
Guiding Local Students Towards Success: Utilizing Flexible Pathways in Career and Technical Education
This document supports a consistent process for students and their advisors to determine how a flexible pathway opportunity fits within a student’s short and long-term goals, how they can prepare for those learning experiences, and how to identify the supports they may need to be successful.Visit here for more details.
Mild winter contributes to an early mud season
This winter’s unseasonable temperatures could create an early mud season in parts of Vermont and Northern New York. While this week’s warmer temperatures are likely the perfect motivation for many to head outside, if you’re planning to take a hike, you may want to leave your white sneakers at home.
Vermont Town Meeting votes to weigh everything from road graders to Gaza
Communities from Alburgh to Vernon are set to consider a wide range of local questions, from approving $500 bonuses for a flood-fighting road crew to a $99 million bond for a new union school. Read the story on VTDigger here: Vermont Town Meeting votes to weigh everything from road graders to Gaza.
Email sent to Dartmouth threatening to attack Jewish students, professors found to be a hoax
On Feb. 23, campus offices and groups received an anonymous email threatening violence against Jewish students and professors on campus. According to a campus-wide email sent from Department of Safety and Security director Keiselim Montás, the threat was determined not to be credible following an investigation in conjunction with the Hanover Police Department.
Will Eberle: How to win ‘The Fight for Decker Towers’
When we refer to people living with acute trauma striving to overcome extraordinary challenges amid the panopticon of public scorn and condemnation as “drug users” and “homeless people,” we reduce their complex humanity, identities and experiences to pejoratives. Read the story on VTDigger here: Will Eberle: How to win ‘The Fight for Decker Towers’.
New opportunity to save money while driving electric
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - There’s a new opportunity for Vermonters looking to save money while driving electric. Vermont Public Power Supply Authority recently announced its partnership with electrification software company Bellawatt. They’re working to implement a program that would offer special rates to customers with electric vehicles and EV equipment. Similar to programs by Green Mountain Power and Vermont Electric Cooperative, customers could opt out of charging vehicles at peak charging times to prevent grid overload and be awarded with credit from their utility.