Vermont lawmakers are being told that the state isn't as well off as some might think. In fact, a University of Vermont study finds there's a 42.8 percent gap between a key measure of Vermont's economic activity and a broader measure of the well-being of the state.
When students at the University of Vermont resume classes on the snow-covered Burlington campus Monday, something will be missing: bottled water. UVM is the latest university to ban on-campus sales of bottled water.
At one of UVM's recently retrofitted refill stations, students fill up their reusable bottles with tap water. For many of the 14,000 students and staff on this campus, topping off their refillable bottles is an old habit.