VERMONT

Coverage of Vermont from New England Public Radio, NPR, and other NPR stations.

Vermont State Police have disbanded a decades-old program that used military helicopters to spot illicit cannabis farms from on high.

State utility regulators have approved the transfer of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to NorthStar, a demolition company that has has committed to decommissioning the plant decades earlier than previously planned.

When a college student is found guilty of sexual assault, many schools won’t note it on their academic transcripts. University of Vermont sophomore, Syd Ovitt, has launched a campaign to change this, and legislators are paying attention.

As Bernie Sanders seeks to broaden his national appeal among the black and Latino voters who would be critical to his success in a 2020 presidential campaign, the white senator from Vermont is struggling to improve a complicated relationship with racial justice leaders in his own backyard.

Vermont's full congressional delegation — Rep. Peter Welch and Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders — issued a joint statement objecting to the U.S. Border Patrol's plan to operate checkpoints deep within the state of Vermont, potentially up to 100 miles from the Canadian border. 

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