The Vermont Public Service Board earlier this week held the last of two public hearings on whether a Certificate of Public Good should be issued allowing continued operation of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
The Georgia Pacific plant in Plattsburgh is sending a truckload of bath tissue from its northern New York manufacturing plant to help victims of Hurricane Sandy,
The Georgia Pacific plant in Plattsburgh makes Quilted Northern bath tissue. On Tuesday, workers at the plant loaded more than 11-hundred cases of the tissue onto a truck. Mill Comptroller Erik Lanzer says the material will be delivered Hurricane Sandy victims that are most in need.
GP has so far donated 11 truckloads of various products for Sandy relief.
Ski areas across New England have made big investments in low-energy, high-efficiency snowmaking to ensure the slopes are snow-covered earlier and longer than last season.
At this time last year, Stowe Mountain Resort had six trails open. This year the resort opened Saturday — a week earlier than in 2011 — with nearly double the number of trails, thanks to $4.7 million in snowmaking improvements.
This summer, Stowe added 325 energy-efficient snow tower guns, replaced 150 land snow guns and put in 16 fan guns.
Police say a New Hampshire man is accused of putting one of his children in a truck's tool box during a drive to Vermont.
Russell Johnson of Bradford was cited last week for cruelty by a person having custody over another.
Springfield, Vt., police said in a news release that Johnson had picked up his three children while driving a single-bench, pickup truck. One of the children was put in the tool box that spans the bed of the pickup while going from Bradford to Springfield, nearly 40 miles.