VERMONT

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

On Thursday, Massachusetts will select bidders to supply thousands of megawatts of renewable, carbon-free electricity. Two of the competing proposals call for new power line infrastructure through Vermont in order to bring energy south from Canada into the Bay State.

Vermont has become the first state in the nation to legalize marijuana through an act of the Legislature.

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Two New England states could allow people who don't identify as male or female a new way to indicate their gender on their driver's license. 

The Vermont Senate has given its approval to legislation legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana. On a voice vote, the Senate backed a bill Wednesday that allows individuals to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow two mature plants.

The School for International Training will be slashing staff at its campus in Brattleboro.

SIT opened in 1964 and was one of the first schools to stress international learning with a focus on overseas travel and study.

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