St. Johnsbury Voters To Weigh-in On School Budget

Normally, debates about how to spend local tax dollars erupt at town meetings in March and settle down by the end of mud season. But in this abnormal economy, a few cities and towns in Vermont are still waging budget battles. In St. Johnsbury, tempers have been flaring for months, and voters will vote for a third time Tuesday on a controversial school budget.

St. Albans Fire Damages Downtown Business

A major fire badly damaged a building in downtown St. Albans early this morning and closed much of the downtown. There were no injuries. Investigators spent the morning and afternoon sifting through rubble to determine the cause.

Firefighters battle St. Johnsbury blaze

At least four fire departments are battling a 4-alarm fire in downtown St. Johnsbury this morning. The fire is believed to have started late last night in a convenience store on Main Street, just yards from the Fairbanks Museum.