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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has begun an internal review to determine how to remove any extremists from within federal law enforcement following the arrest of current and former police officers for their involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Attorney General Merrick G…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration declared Monday, reversing a Trump-era policy that narrowed rights at the intersection of changing social mores and sensitive medical decisions.

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distancing and face coverings amid a spike in student COVID-19 cases.

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In Barton Brenda and grandson, Gavin participated in cleaning up the roads of rubbish. Read more in The NDE Monday, May 3.   (Photo by Ed Barber)

George Azur changed his pleas in Orleans County Criminal Court last Thursday to guilty on multiple charges stemming from a few different reported events.  The 47- year- old Derby man received a sentence of 18 months to four years, all suspended with three years of supervised probation. He al…

BURLINGTON, VT – The Vermont Department of Health announced it will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine the week of April 26. The decision was made following the announcement late Friday by the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that it has studied and confirmed t…

Statewide: Scattered and isolated snow flurries this afternoon will be present this afternoon into early evening. These small-scale nuisance events are not expected to affect road conditions for the rest of the day. Drivers should expect mostly bare and wet roadways throughout the state with…

On April 24th, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will again conduct one of its most popular community prevention programs: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Saturday, the public can dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted prescription med…

First responders were attending to this tractor-trailer rollover Thursday morning.  The accident was on Interstate 91 southbound or the right side between Derby Line and Derby.  

BURLINGTON, VT – Wild leeks, also known as ramps (Allium tricoccum), are a wild edible that many Vermonters enjoy each spring. If you are foraging for them, be careful to not mistake the ramps for a poisonous lookalike plant called false hellebore.

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Abby Provost works in the surgical services unit at North Country Hospital. Provost has worked in various departments during the 21 years at the facility.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing…