The U.S. Air Force is expected to decide where it will base the new F-35 fighter jets by the end of the year. The Burlington International Airport, which houses the Vermont National Guard, is one of the preferred sites. Two cities near the flight path for the proposed F-35 fighter jet held hearings last night regarding the Air Force plan to house the plane in Vermont. One of the city councils reversed a previous vote and will now support the new jet.
Police investigating the cause of a fast-moving fire Thursday that killed three people at a northern New York house where a family provided respite care to older residents say it was started by three children.
The incessant rain is causing scores of problems in northern New York and Vermont - from flash flooding and road wash outs to train delays. With two drownings in the past 72 hours, officials are reiterating their call for caution.