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Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day [Video]

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day [Video]

The popular saying: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” can be heard loud and clear, nationwide Tuesday April 8 2014. It only comes once a year, but for adult lovers of the sweet, cold treat it is an excuse to feel like a kid again, free of charge. Many may recall […]

Zombie Bee Discovered, ‘Zombee’ Infection Spreading?

Zombie Bee Discovered, ‘Zombee’ Infection Spreading?

Recently in Vermont, Anthony Cantrell, a beekeeper, discovered zombie bees or “ZomBees” as they are informally known. The insects were noticed after 30 of Cantrell’s bees were exhibiting strange behavior in October last year. First discovered in California two years ago, the chance of an infection spreading has been a lingering fear. Zombie bees are […]

Vermont Heroin Capital of America

Vermont Heroin Capital of America

Vermont is facing a horrific heroin epidemic. As a result, the federal government is looking to stop this trend. With the highest rate of illicit drug use among teens between the ages of 12 and 17 in the nation at over 15.45 percent (five percent above the national average), and seeing how Vermont has seen […]

Vermont Has Become the Heroin Capital of America

Vermont Has Become the Heroin Capital of America

Vermont is a small state known for its picturesque landscape and perceived by many Americans as a rural getaway. What many may not have guesses is that it is also the heroin capital of America and is in a desperate fight to stabilize a drug problem that is invading every sector of its society. To […]

Zombie Bees Invade Vermont for the First Time

Zombie Bees Invade Vermont for the First Time

Zombie bees have invaded Vermont hives, and this is the first time they have been found in the eastern part of the United States. Anthony Cantrell, who is a beekeeper and lives in Burlington, VT found the zombies in his hives back in October of 2013, and he is extremely worried. He was able to […]

Zombie Bees: Maybe in Your Town Soon

Zombie Bees: Maybe in Your Town Soon

Zombie bees might sound like the latest thriller from Hollywood, but the truth is worse than – almost – anything Tinsel Town could dream up.  With a third of the world’s food sources at risk, honeybees face a new threat. When Tom Johnson goes out each day to inspect his beehives, he takes a breath […]

Psychiatric Ward Told to Free Woman Held Against Her Will After Murder

Psychiatric Ward Told to Free Woman Held Against Her Will After Murder

A Vermont mother held in a hospital psychiatric ward against her will for more than five weeks was to be “released immediately” a Superior Court judge ordered yesterday. Christina Schumacher was admitted to Fletcher Allen Health Care on December 19 for “involuntary treatment” after her estranged husband had strangled their son and then hanged himself. […]

Heroin Becoming a National Concern

Heroin Becoming a National Concern

Heroin is becoming a national concern, especially in Vermont. Over 12 years, the state has seen a 250 percent increase in residents seeking heroin treatment. Opiates in general are the problem, with a 770 percent increase in persons being seen for opiate addiction. The term opiate means any of the narcotic opioid alkaloids found as […]

Burlington Murder Suspect Found Incompetent for Trial

Burlington Murder Suspect Found Incompetent for Trial

  According to the Burlington Free Press, A man accused of committing the murder of a social worker has been declared incompetent to stand trial, following the completion of a third and final psychological examination. It is alleged that Mr. Jose Pazos (aged 46) had restrained Kathleen Smith, a 50-year-old social worker, operating in Burlington, […]

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    Rick Sarlat

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