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25

Apr

Vermont lawmakers pass GMO labeling billIt’s an encouraging victory for those who are demanding the right to know what’s in their food, but the state knows it’s in for a battle and has already set aside money for the inevitable lawsuits.

Vermont lawmakers pass GMO labeling bill
It’s an encouraging victory for those who are demanding the right to know what’s in their food, but the state knows it’s in for a battle and has already set aside money for the inevitable lawsuits.

27

Sep

Yes, Vermont has a leaf forecasterIt’s his job to give tourists the best information to plan their fall foliage trips.

Yes, Vermont has a leaf forecaster
It’s his job to give tourists the best information to plan their fall foliage trips.

25

Sep

Photo of the day: Early autumn mist settles over VermontMorning mist rises above rolled bales of hay at the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge near Lake Champlain in Franklin County, Vt.

Photo of the day: Early autumn mist settles over Vermont
Morning mist rises above rolled bales of hay at the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge near Lake Champlain in Franklin County, Vt.

24

Feb


 New Hampshire considering a farm-to-plate bill 



The initiative’s sponsors are looking at Vermont’s local food program as a model.
The initiative’s sponsors are looking at Vermont’s local food program as a model.

10

Dec

Vermont keeps title of healthiest state, report showsNew Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and Massachusetts rounded out the rest of the 5 healthiest states, according to United Health Foundation’s rankings.

Vermont keeps title of healthiest state, report shows
New Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and Massachusetts rounded out the rest of the 5 healthiest states, according to United Health Foundation’s rankings.

01

Nov

Mudpuppy salamander fails to make Vermont endangered listThe question of protecting the animals arose after they became collateral damage in the state’s ongoing population control of parasitic sea lampreys.

Mudpuppy salamander fails to make Vermont endangered list
The question of protecting the animals arose after they became collateral damage in the state’s ongoing population control of parasitic sea lampreys.

17

Oct

Pete, popular Vermont moose, dies in grooming procedureThe wildly popular, semi-tame moose who lived on a northern elk-hunting farm, has died after being tranquilized during an annual grooming procedure.

Pete, popular Vermont moose, dies in grooming procedure
The wildly popular, semi-tame moose who lived on a northern elk-hunting farm, has died after being tranquilized during an annual grooming procedure.

28

Jun

Vermont uses draft horse to lay cable for Internet accessAn aging Belgian draft horse named Fred is part of a team racing to bring broadband Internet access to all corners of Vermont by 2013.

Vermont uses draft horse to lay cable for Internet access
An aging Belgian draft horse named Fred is part of a team racing to bring broadband Internet access to all corners of Vermont by 2013.