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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public Radio

VPR Newscast for 12/10/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

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VPR Newscast for 12/10/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/09/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

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Dec 09 2019

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Reporter Debrief: Barre Electronics Company, Once A Top Vt. Employer, Shuts Down

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A Vermont company that once showed promise of being a key supplier to the electric vehicle industry is no more: SB Electronics, based in Barre, shut its doors earlier this week. It manufactured capacitors, used in electric cars, solar and wind power systems, and other technologies.

Dec 06 2019

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Change At The Top: Presidential Turnover A Common Theme Among Vermont Colleges

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When Suresh Garimella took the helm at UVM earlier this year, he became the newest college president in Vermont. But the state’s flagship university is far from the only Vermont college undergoing a change of leadership.

Dec 08 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/08/2019 at 9:04 a.m.

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VPR Newscast for 12/08/2019 at 9:04 a.m.

Dec 08 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/10/2019 at 5:15 p.m.

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Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast For 12/10/19 At 12:15 p.m.

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Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/06/2019 at 5:04 p.m.

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VPR Newscast for 12/06/2019 at 5:04 p.m.

Dec 06 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/12/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

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VPR Newscast for 12/12/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

Dec 12 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/11/2019 at 6:04 p.m.

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Dec 11 2019

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Emissions Cuts, But No Carbon Tax: What Vermont's 'Climate Solutions Caucus' Is Proposing

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A group of Vermont lawmakers plan to push forward significant legislation in the next session aimed at reducing Vermont's carbon emissions. The so-called "climate solutions caucus" has been holding public forums around the state in recent weeks to speak with Vermonters about how they want to see climate change addressed at the Statehouse.

Dec 11 2019

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VPR Newscast For 12/11/19 At 12:15 p.m.

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Dec 11 2019

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'Worse For Care': When Eldercare Homes Flout The Rules, Managers Aren't Held Responsible

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In early 2014, a caller to the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living reported that at Owen House, a residential care home in Fair Haven, a resident's foot was "rotting from the inside out" due to neuropathy and poor care.

Dec 11 2019

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'Worse For Care': Elder Abuse And Neglect Is A Well-Kept Secret In Vermont

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Vermont families who rely on eldercare homes often know little about their track records, despite state inspections that document problem after problem. Families make crucial care decisions in the dark.

Dec 11 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/11/2019 at 6:15 a.m.

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Dec 11 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/10/2019 at 5:15 p.m.

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Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast For 12/10/19 At 12:15 p.m.

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Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/10/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

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Dec 10 2019

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'It's The Dairy Farm Sewer': Neighbors Say State Is Failing To Regulate Agricultural Pollution

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Laurel Casey counts herself as a casualty of farm pollution.

Dec 10 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/9/2019 at 12:30 p.m.

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Dec 09 2019

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Former Marlboro College Faculty Members Rallying To Keep Campus Open

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Last month Marlboro College announced plans to close its Marlboro campus and merge with Emerson College, in Boston. Now a group led by former faculty members says it's working on a different plan.

Dec 09 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/09/2019 at 6:04 a.m.

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Dec 09 2019

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Change At The Top: Presidential Turnover A Common Theme Among Vermont Colleges

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When Suresh Garimella took the helm at UVM earlier this year, he became the newest college president in Vermont. But the state’s flagship university is far from the only Vermont college undergoing a change of leadership.

Dec 08 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/08/2019 at 9:04 a.m.

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Dec 08 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/07/2019 at 12:04 p.m.

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Dec 07 2019

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Community Report: To Save Money, N.H. Nonprofit Cuts Dessert From Meals On Wheels

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Each week, VPR touches base with a local newspaper reporter about a top story from their community. This time, we hear from John Gregg, news editor with the Valley News. Gregg spoke about a story by Liz Sauchelli, who covers issues pertaining to local senior citizens. Sauchelli recently reported on some seniors in New Hampshire's Grafton County who use the home-delivered food program Meals on Wheels, and how those meals will no longer have dessert.

Dec 07 2019

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VPR Newscast for 12/06/2019 at 5:04 p.m.

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VPR Newscast for 12/06/2019 at 5:04 p.m.

Dec 06 2019

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Reporter Debrief: Barre Electronics Company, Once A Top Vt. Employer, Shuts Down

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A Vermont company that once showed promise of being a key supplier to the electric vehicle industry is no more: SB Electronics, based in Barre, shut its doors earlier this week. It manufactured capacitors, used in electric cars, solar and wind power systems, and other technologies.

Dec 06 2019

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