With the beginning of summer and anglers fishing from shore, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department reminds people that open fires and swimming are prohibited at all Vermont state fishing access areas.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception for the state’s business leaders to honor the career of Sen. Patrick Leahy on Thursday, June 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Vermont’s Dudley H. Davis Center.

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board are accepting public comment and will hold three public hearings on new proposed regulations for trapping and for hunting coyotes with dogs.

Vermont has a rich tradition of community engagement with public land management. Recreation trails within state parks and forests would not be the resource many enjoy without the efforts of countless non-profit organizations and volunteers.

Vermont saw a 10 percent growth in opioid-related, accidental overdose deaths last year and while Lamoille County numbers dropped slightly and remain low compared to neighboring counties, local health officials are looking to combat what they see as a rising wave in an unabating health epidemic.

Rep. Martin LaLonde, D-South Burlington, has been named to chair the seven-member committee investigating possible charges for wrongdoing against Franklin County State’s Attorney John Lavoie and Sheriff John Grismore.

Vermont lawmakers launched the cross-party Future Caucus with the Millennial Action Project, a group focused on encouraging younger people to pursue politics, in 2015 to unify lawmakers under 45 years old and encourage younger individuals to run for office. In June of last year, only 24 of t…

The League of Women Voters of Vermont is sponsoring two free virtual programs on ranked choice voting on Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. Advance registration is required to receive a mock ballot.

Cyclists and pedestrians may soon have a safer time on Vermont roadways as state lawmakers look to improve access to certain highways by lowering speed limits and narrowing lanes to create more shoulder space.

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