Vermont Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin’s narrow defeat last week of Republican Scott Milne means the state legislature will have the final say on the matter in January. The Vermont constitution requires lawmakers take a special vote — a secret ballot — if neither candidate gets more than 50 percent in the election.
We check-in with reporters from Connecticut and Vermont for the latest on those state’s gubernatorial elections.
The state holds its primaries on Tuesday, with the Republican nomination for governor up for grabs.
Vermont officials for the first time used a new law allowing them to fine people who intentionally feed bears.
The study examined how much money states spent on prisoner health care during a four-year period.
The town voted earlier this year to shut its police department over concerns that the closing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant will significantly cut its tax base.
The number of dairy farms in Massachusetts dropped significantly between 2007 and 2012, according to US Census data out this month.
A deadly pig virus has hit 27 states throughout the country, including Vermont. In Massachusetts agriculture officials are urging swine farmers to take precautions.
State officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for callers threatening consumers over jury duty.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is calling for an investigation into the scam that’s hit health care practices throughout the region.
Lawmakers across New England are looking at the same issue, with lots of negotiating still to come.
Before last January most people across the nation would have said “maple syrup,” “fall foliage” or “skiing” when asked to list the images that come to mind when they think of Vermont. Now “heroin” might also be on that list.
The question during the day long debate wasn’t whether the wage rate should be raised but how quickly it should happen.
Applicants for health insurance that have dealt with problem-plagued websites, like the Massachusetts Health Connector, can get an extra two weeks to finish their enrollment.
A deadly disease for bats is killing fewer of the winged creatures in New England. Scientists are pleased but are not sure why this is happening.