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The beet is a popular root crop originating in North Africa. The root gained popularity in Europe first for its greens then for its root, which can be red, white, yellow or even striped. Some love it, while others loathe…
03.24 / 09:01
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From Chinese restaurants where you can eat on a dime to higher end Asian-fusion establishments, Seven Days food writer, Hannah Palmer Egan, recounts some of the places and dishes she has tried so far and those she hopes to visit…
03.24 / 09:01
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Four-game slate begins at 11 a.m. at Windsor High School on…
U.S. Marine artillerymen are now in place on Syrian soil, north of the last stronghold of the Islamic State. A force of local Kurdish and Arab fighters is moving south, continuing to isolate the city of Raqqa. They're in the opening stages of a major military operation that officials say could last into the fall. What comes next is expected to have huge implications not only for the fate of ISIS but also for the relationship between Turkey and Russia, as well as the geographic outlines of…
03.24 / 03:44
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The Killington Select Board held an emergency meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, to approve acceptance of a petition filed after the Select Board had signed the official Town Warning on Jan. 24. The legal deadline for petitions is Jan. 30, so the Board met to accommodate the unexpected but legal petition, and the final official Warning had to be posted on Feb. 5, which was a…
03.24 / 03:04
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The season's final Vermont high school boys basketball power…
The vendor that runs a job search website for the state of Vermont believes that up to 180,000 Vermont accounts may have been compromised in a data…
Ride-service company Lyft will likely come Burlington, pending City Council's approval of a formal operating…
3/17/17: Friday afternoon was sunny and warm, good weather for people to sit outside and celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The annual SD Ireland Parade provided some entertainment with its procession of 20 honking concrete trucks. The mighty march was flanked by police cars on both ends and departed from SD Ireland in Burlington, proceeded through the Winooski circle, up Church Street in Burlington and through Williston before returning to its headquarters. This St. Patrick's Day parade has…
03.23 / 23:07
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It was one of the biggest drug busts in Vermont history. The feds say they took down two big city suppliers during a sting operation in Colchester last week. How Facebook is helping to keep the couple behind…
03.23 / 23:05
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A former Franklin County state senator accused of sexual assault has been allowed to withdraw his…
03.23 / 23:05
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A man faces up to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin in…
03.23 / 23:05
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A massive security breach at the Vermont Department of Labor may have compromised the Social Security numbers of tens of thousands of Vermonters, and Gov. Phil Scott says the state is contemplating legal action against the private vendor responsible for the…
03.23 / 21:58
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A large parcel of land is being added to the Appalachian Trail in…
03.23 / 21:58
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Gov. Phil Scott has nominated Superior Court Judge Karen Russell Carroll to join the Vermont Supreme…
03.23 / 21:58
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President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent will force Vermont’s green energy groups to rethink how to tackle Vermont’s various environmental chall…
03.23 / 21:17
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Milton police are asking the public’s help to identify a man suspected of stealing cash from a local hardware store, a press release Thursday afternoon said. On March 21, police say a suspect stole cash from Aubuchon Hardware on Route … ■ Read…
03.23 / 21:15
miltonindependent.com
WESTFORD – Pauline Paige Irish, 98, of Westford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Our Lady of Providence in Winooski, where she received ongoing excellent care from the staff and support from … ■ Read m…
03.23 / 21:15
miltonindependent.com
An art sale of pieces painted by community members in Pomfret, a community orchestra in Poultney and competitive student dancers in…
03.23 / 20:56
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NEWPORT — Massachusetts State Police arrested two men from Island Pond for possession with intent to distribute heroin. One of the men was out on bail after being caught just five days earlier with more than 1,400 bags of heroin in Vermont. Last night at around 10:30 p.m., troopers arrested the two men, identified as… The post Island Pond man out on bail busted again for transporting heroin in Massachusetts appeared first on Newport…
03.23 / 20:56
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