The Vermont Department of Health has requested a Vermonter who has just returned from West Africa to enter voluntary quarantine and active monitoring for fever or symptoms of Ebola for 21 days. This individual agreed, and began quarantine on Oct. 27.
Individuals arrested for illegal entry, trespassing
Throughout the day Oct. 27, the Vermont State Police, in conjunction with several other law enforcement agencies, monitored the events of a scheduled climate-action protest against the proposed Vermont Gas pipeline.
The historic Osborne House in Middlebury was moved from 77 Main St., where it stood since the 1800s, to the east side of the intersection of Cross and Water streets.
The Osborne House on the corner of Main Street and Cross Street will be on the move. The house will move from 77 Main St. to the vacant lot on the east side of the intersection of Cross and Water Streets. Cross Street will be closed to all vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic from 2 a.m. until approximately noon, Monday. Oct. 27.
Partial solar eclipse Oct. 23
On Thursday, Oct. 23, conditions permitting, enjoy a safe viewing of the partial solar eclipse at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Directory Jonathan B. Jarvis recently announced the designation of nine new National Historic Landmarks, among them Vermont’s Brown Bridge in Rutland County.
Vermont State Police officers at New Haven are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Oct. 14 on Monkton Road, near Parks Hurlburt Road, in Monkton.
Blues legend B.B. King, 89, fell ill Friday night, Oct 3, during his performance at the House of Blues in Chicago.
The Vermont Department of Health today received the first confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention that enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is circulating in the state.
Vermont State Police at New Haven were called Oct. 3 at 4:50 a.m. by a motor vehicle operator who had collided with a horse that was on Route 22A in the town of Bridport.
Vermont's new Cell Phone & Texting Law in effect Oct. 1, 2014...
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, Burlington Airport Tower notified the Vermont State Police, New Haven of a possible sircraft crash at the Basin Harbor Airport.
Vermont Watchdog Report
As world leaders met Tuesday to propose new climate regulations for United Nations members, a fossil fuels divestment movement championed by Vermont environmentalist and People’s Climate March organizer Bill McKibben is attracting big supporters, including oil tycoons the Rockefeller family.
Faculty "disappointed" by Board's action
During a Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees meeting at Lake Morey Resort Sept. 24, after an executive session, the board unanimously voted to appoint Jeb Spaulding permanent chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges. However, VSC faculty reacted negatively to the announcement.
Vermont Watchdog Report
With a major gun control push in the works for 2015, Second Amendment advocates in Vermont are keeping a close eye on the governor’s race — and two prominent gunners say Vermonters’ guns aren’t safe with Gov. Peter Shumlin.