Vermont News

  • Burlington man dies at Bolton Potholes
    by Auditi Guha on May 22, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    A 21-year-old man from Burlington died on Saturday after leaping from rocks at the Bolton Potholes, Vermont State Police said in a press release. At about 12:30 p.m., police received Read the story on VTDigger here: Burlington man dies at Bolton Potholes.

  • St. Albans equity committee contends with sitting member’s derision
    by Shaun Robinson on May 22, 2022 at 1:01 pm

    Keith Longmore, who serves on St. Albans City’s Belonging, Equity and Inclusion Committee, called the group “a fraud and an affront” at its third meeting May 10. His comments have frustrated other committee members. Read the story on VTDigger here: St. Albans equity committee contends with sitting member’s derision.

  • State finds Vail Resorts’ failure to replace equipment contributed to Stowe zipline employee’s death
    by Fred Thys on May 22, 2022 at 11:22 am

    “Mr. Lewis would not have been killed if the primary attachment lanyard had been replaced due to aging and (wear) of the lanyard,” a report by the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration concludes. Read the story on VTDigger here: State finds Vail Resorts’ failure to replace equipment contributed to Stowe zipline employee’s death.

  • Help wanted: Citizen scientists to assist in tracking vernal pools
    by Emma Cotton on May 22, 2022 at 9:37 am

    The Vermont Center for Ecostudies has pinpointed thousands of potential vernal pools, but until they’re confirmed, the pools aren’t protected. To that end, the organization is looking for help from Vermonters. Read the story on VTDigger here: Help wanted: Citizen scientists to assist in tracking vernal pools.

  • How a ‘tea party’ campaign shattered Vermont’s political glass ceiling
    by Kevin O'Connor on May 22, 2022 at 8:52 am

    The state could soon join the rest of the nation in electing a woman to Congress. But it had yet to vote a female candidate into any top office when Madeleine Kunin faced questions of “gender liability” in her precedent-setting 1984 run for governor. Read the story on VTDigger here: How a ‘tea party’ campaign shattered Vermont’s political glass ceiling.

  • Then Again: Calvin Coolidge’s presidential library is actually inside a library
    by Mark Bushnell on May 22, 2022 at 7:47 am

    The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum comprises all of two rooms covering barely 2,000 square feet. It is the only presidential library located in a public library. Read the story on VTDigger here: Then Again: Calvin Coolidge’s presidential library is actually inside a library.

  • Paul Erlbaum: Finally, a code of ethics for Vermont’s state government
    by Commentary on May 22, 2022 at 7:10 am

    No branch of state government or individual should get preferential treatment when it comes to the duty of ethical conduct owed to the public, or to each other. Read the story on VTDigger here: Paul Erlbaum: Finally, a code of ethics for Vermont’s state government.

  • Don Keelan: Where are all the young men and women? 
    by Commentary on May 22, 2022 at 7:07 am

    5,645 are with the Department of Corrections; about 7,000 are in recovery from addiction, drugs and alcohol, with 7,000 more waiting to get in; and 715 died of overdoses in the past five years. Read the story on VTDigger here: Don Keelan: Where are all the young men and women? .

  • Meg Hansen: Bad policy begets worse; repeal Global Warming Solutions Act
    by Commentary on May 22, 2022 at 7:04 am

    Humility will be required to admit that the Global Warming Solutions Act is a failure; courage will be required to repeal it. Neither animates Montpelier. Read the story on VTDigger here: Meg Hansen: Bad policy begets worse; repeal Global Warming Solutions Act.

  • Elayne Clift: Pathologizing grief: How long can you be sad?
    by Commentary on May 22, 2022 at 7:01 am

    The insensitivity, judgmental language, assumptions, and lack of empathy and context among some diagnosticians is nothing short of staggering. How can one practice psychiatry devoid of the emotional intelligence necessary to accompany someone on the long, sad journey of grief? Read the story on VTDigger here: Elayne Clift: Pathologizing grief: How long can you be sad?.

 

CBS Top Stories

  • A history of Santa Barbara
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:15 pm

    The city on California's southern coast would evolve dramatically over the course of four centuries, from the home of Chumash people to a Spanish settlement and mission, to an oceanfront jewel whose architecture and lifestyle have become the epitome of the California Dream. Jane Pauley takes a walk through the history of the "American Riviera."

  • Kenny Loggins, "Still Alright"
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:13 pm

    Even at 74, Kenny Loggins' voice sounds as youthful as his songs, which have a habit of making us feel young, too. The singer talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about touring; his "yacht rock" hits; his new memoir, "Still Alright"; and how being a father affected his music.

  • Kenny Loggins, "Still Alright"
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:13 pm

    Even at 74, Kenny Loggins' voice sounds as youthful as his songs, which have a habit of making us feel young, too. The singer talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about touring; his "yacht rock" hits; his new memoir, "Still Alright"; and how being a father affected his music.

  • Montecito's El Fureidis, a Gilded Age treasure in Santa Barbara
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:08 pm

    Built in 1906 in the Montecito Hills above Santa Barbara, Calif., El Fureidis, the Mediterranean-inspired home of real estate tycoon James Waldron Gillespie, is an oasis of tranquility and class, in a lush 10-acre property. Jane Pauley takes us inside.

  • Montecito's El Fureidis, a Gilded Age treasure in Santa Barbara
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:08 pm

    Built in 1906 in the Montecito Hills above Santa Barbara, Calif., El Fureidis, the Mediterranean-inspired home of real estate tycoon James Waldron Gillespie, is an oasis of tranquility and class, in a lush 10-acre property. Jane Pauley takes us inside.

  • Open: This is "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan," May 22
    on May 22, 2022 at 3:03 pm

    This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” a new CBS News poll finds a high level of uneasiness with the economy. Plus, we hear from Florida Sen. Rick Scott, New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and former defense Secretary Robert Gates, who offers a little bit of optimism.

  • Biden says monkeypox cases something to "be concerned about"
    on May 22, 2022 at 2:59 pm

    "They haven't told me the level of exposure yet but it is something that everybody should be concerned about," the president said.

  • Robert Gates says NATO expansion "dramatically changes" geopolitics
    on May 22, 2022 at 2:49 pm

    Gates, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, said Putin's brutal invasion of Ukraine could continue to hurt Russia's economy.

  • Gates says January 6 was "a huge blight on our democracy"
    on May 22, 2022 at 2:37 pm

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says, "My worry is that everybody will retreat to their ideological corner, and nobody will listen" during the upcoming January 6 committee hearings.

  • 5/22: Face The Nation
    on May 22, 2022 at 2:17 pm

    This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” a new CBS News poll finds a high level of uneasiness with the economy. Plus, we hear from Florida Sen. Rick Scott, New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and former defense Secretary Robert Gates, who offers a little bit of optimism.