March 6, 2012 |
Mitt Romney won the Vermont primary, The Associated Press projected, easily beating Rick Santorum and Ron Paul in a New England state that borders Massachusetts, where Romney served as governor. It's Romney's second prize of Super Tuesday, after Virginia was also called in his favor. Vermont was called based on exit polls, which projected a double-digit margin for Romney. Paul and Santorum were closely matched for second place. Based on early returns, Romney, Paul and Santorum stood to collect delegates in Vermont.
March 29, 2012 |
A snowplow driver and newspaper deliveryman who wanted to "get a girl" and his wife allegedly lured a Vermont teacher from her home under the guise of needing help, then strangled her and weighted her body with cinderblocks before tossing it into a river, police say. The murder of the popular prep school teacher, Melissa Jenkins, 33, who was a single mother to a 2-year-old, has stunned the small Vermont town of St. Johnsbury, about 70 miles south...
March 10, 2006
Re "Vermont Town Votes to Impeach President," March 8 One question: Where do I sign up? TODD KOERNER Hermosa Beach
April 8, 2012 |
Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author. Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford University, was born in 1909 in Iowa and grew up in Utah and Saskatchewan, Canada. Today he is chiefly remembered for his fictional portraits of steely homesteaders and his musings on the American wilderness. But Stegner lived in Vermont most summers from the late 1930s until his death in 1993, and he considered the small Vermont village of Greensboro his home away from home.
July 21, 2007 |
In the Vermont town of Springfield nestled in a mountain valley, a banner decorated with images of pink doughnuts is festooned across Main Street, welcoming visitors to the "Home of the Simpsons." "We're all very proud," said longtime resident Judi Martin, 56, after the town of whitesteepled churches, historic homes and aging brick factories was named the official hometown of television's favorite dysfunctional family.
September 10, 1987 |
A dust-filled antique grain elevator exploded and burned on Burlington's lake front today, spewing smoke laden with cancer-causing asbestos over one-fourth of Vermont's largest city. More than 100 firefighters from three cities extinguished the fire in five hours at the five-story elevator, built around the turn of the century, but smoke wafted over the populous southern section of the city.