UMaine System encourages, but won’t require COVID-19 vaccine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine System will not require students and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The system said in aRead More


Storm postpones more than 10,000 vaccinations in Connecticut

Gov. Ned Lamont says the winter storm that was expected to drop more than a foot of snow on much of Connecticut on Monday forced the postponementRead More

Vaccination sites will be open in Vermont despite snow

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vaccination sites will be open on Tuesday in Vermont as most of the state is expected to get a half toRead More

Maine company successfully launches prototype rocket

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — A Maine company that’s developing a rocket to propel small satellites into space passed its first major test on Sunday. Brunswick-basedRead More

Major storm heads to Northeast after blanketing Midwest

After days of frigid temperatures, the Northeast braced for a whopper of a storm that could dump well over a foot of snow in manyRead More


Official: Vaccine effort paying off in CT nursing homes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to enough nursing home residents in Connecticut to potentially stop the transmission of the virus amongRead More

Resolutions advance plan for Amtrak service to Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington City Council has approved a number of agreements needed to move forward with a plan to bring passenger railRead More

Creator of ‘Bernie’ mittens partners with teddy bear maker

The teacher who created the recycled wool mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration — engendering countless memes — is partneringRead More

Man charged with making hoax marine distress call

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A man has been charged with making a false distress call to the U.S. Coast Guard in Maine that resulted inRead More

Some Vermont communities to ponder local marijuana sales

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Voters in a number of Vermont communities are going to be deciding on Town Meeting Day whether they would like toRead More