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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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  • Colorado Fourth Grade Students Caught Selling Marijuana on School Playground April 25, 2014
    School administrators in the northern part of Colorado are telling parents to please take better care of their newly legal leisure marijuana. This is after several fourth grade students were caught selling the drug on their elementary school playground. John Gates, who is the administrator of safety at the Weld County School District, stated that […]
    Kimberly Ruble
  • Rubin “Hurricane” Carter KO’s Last Opponent: Injustice! April 25, 2014
    Rubin “Hurricane” Carter died April 20, 2014 at the age of 76 of prostate cancer. Retribution, is a word that goes hand in hand with words like atonement, requital, pay back, and one getting their just deserts. Retribution’s cost is high and it offers little return. When someone like Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a black boxer convicted […]
    John Thomas
  • New Markets Get a Lyft April 25, 2014
    On the 24th day of April, Lyft announced that it is adding 24 new mid-sized U.S. cities to its rideshare service. They are billing the expansion “Lyftapalooza” but it really amounts to Lyft now operating in more U.S. cities than its nearest competitor Uber (60 versus 47). Lyft is getting extra competitive with a new […]
    Dyanne Weiss
  • Portland Trail Blazers LaMarcus Aldridge Unstoppable in Game Two Victory April 25, 2014
    The Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge was unstoppable in their game two victory over the Houston Rockets last night. Aldridge scored a game high 43 points to go along with eight rebounds and three blocked shots as the Blazers won 112-106, and took a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. Now, the Trail Blazers will […]
    Kalen Skalesky
  • California School Bus Crash Injures 12 April 25, 2014
    An Orange County Unified School District bus carrying schoolchildren crashed near the Anaheim Hills Golf course in California injuring 12 people. Six people were hospitalized including the 24-year-old male driver and five students from the seventh and eighth grades. The driver, who had to be pulled from the wrecked vehicle remains in critical condition and t
    Alana Marie Burke

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