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Barre Berlin Cabot
Calais East Barre East Calais
East Montpelier Fayston Graniteville
Marshfield Montpelier Moretown
North Montpelier Northfield Northfield Falls
Plainfield South Barre Waitsfield
Warren Waterbury Waterbury Center
Websterville Woodbury Worcester
Adamant Orange


Georgetown University Launches $5 Million Prize: A Nationwide Challenge for American Communities to Reduce Energy Use
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:23:00 -0700

Today, the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a $5 million incentive competition to reduce America’s energy consumption, announced a list of 51 communities who have signed letters of intent to compete.

Regional police officials meet in upstate N.Y. to discuss heroin problem
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:13:52 -0700

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) - Scores of law enforcement officers from New York, Vermont and Massachusetts have met in an upstate county that has become a crossroad in the trafficking of heroin to northern New England.

Cops to meet upstate to discuss heroin problem
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:20:55 -0700

Scores of law enforcement officers from New York, Vermont and Massachusetts have met in an upstate county that has become a crossroad in the trafficking of heroin to northern New England.

NY county sees increase in heroin arrests, overdoses
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:06:52 -0700

Scores of law enforcement officers from New York, Vermont and Massachusetts have met in an upstate county that has become a crossroad in the trafficking of heroin to northern New England. The Post-Star of Glens Falls reports that about 90 local, state and federal officers met Thursday at the Washington County Sheriff's Office to discuss how to combat the growing heroin problem in the Northeast ...

Vt., NY cops meet to discuss heroin problem
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:45:06 -0700

Scores of law enforcement officers from New York, Vermont and Massachusetts have met in an upstate county that has become a crossroad in the trafficking of heroin to northern New England.

Tillotson Fund awards 648K in grants to benefit North Country
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:16:16 -0700

The generosity of the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has once again blessed communities in northern New Hampshire and bordering communities in Vermont and southern Quebec through grants to municipal, educational, and nonprofit organizations.

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 09:10:10 -0700

Some states, including Washington, are seeing an increase in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.

Northeast heroin problem brings together law officers
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:09:33 -0700

About 90 officers get together in upstate New York at a crossroad for trafficking to northern New England.

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:25:01 -0700

An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

Man sues sheriff's department, former deputy
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:20:58 -0700

BENNINGTON -- A New York man is suing the Bennington County Sheriff's Department, the sheriff, and a former deputy over an alleged civil rights violation that involved the deputy chasing the man across state lines and using pepper spray on him. The complaint has been filed on April 15 in U.